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Mifflin County cruises past Huntingdon

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MILROY — After feeling the sting of a late one-run loss earlier in the week, Mifflin County showed that Tuesday evening’s misfortune was a distant memory. Mifflin County woke up the bats early and often, erupting for 11 runs in the third inning of a 14-4 drubbing of Huntingdon in five ...

Big Ten revises fall sports schedule

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The Big Ten Conference announced Thursday it will not play nonconference games in football and several other sports this fall, the most dramatic move yet by a power conference because of the coronavirus pandemic. The conference cited medical advice in making its decision and added ominously ...

Beaver Springs remains perfect

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BEAVER SPRINGS — Beaver Springs remained undefeated at 5-0 with a 14-0 win over Milroy. In fact all four of the top teams won and all the games were decided by the 10-run rule. Belleville beat Lewistown, 19-1; McVeytown downed Belltown, 14-2, and Burnham beat Strodes Mills, 14-4. Beaver ...

Kearns ready to live out baseball dream

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LEWISTOWN — Ever since his time on the diamond at a young age, it didn’t take someone with a vast knowledge of baseball to understand that Isaiah Kearns was a special talent. Whether he was on the mound zooming fastballs past hitters, or in the batter’s box spraying pitches all over ...

Big Ten to announce conference-only fall sports schedule for 2020

Penn State

From staff reports The Big Ten announced this afternoon that any competition during the fall sports season will only take place against conference opponents, which would alter the Penn State football schedule along with any men's and women's cross country, field hockey, men's and women's ...

Springs improves to 4-0 with win

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BELLEVILLE — The Beaver Springs’ pitching staff had only allowed four runs in the first three Mifflin County Babe Ruth games this year. On Wednesday, it was no different. The Springs shutout Belleville, 4-0, to remain undefeated (4-0) and in sole possession of first place. Belleville was ...

Mifflin County drops thriller to Tyrone

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MILROY — In a game full of ups and downs, Mifflin County had its chance late. Down to its final three outs, Mifflin County pushed two runs across but stranded the tying run at second base to end the game, falling to Tyrone, 8-7, in an Independent League baseball contest on Tuesday night in ...

Pitching powers Springs to victory

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MCVEYTOWN — Beaver Springs has a two-game road swing this week against some of the top teams in the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League. Consider the first stop a success. On Monday night, Beaver Springs remained undefeated (3-0) with a 5-1 win over McVeytown. On Wednesday, the Springs will ...

Bolton opens up about transfer from PSU

Penn State

From staff reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State men’s basketball coach Patrick Chambers came under fire on Monday after a comment he made to a former player in January of 2019 became public. Rasir Bolton, a freshman standout for the Nittany Lions during the 2018-19 season took to Twitter ...

Larson cleans up for Speedweek title

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PORT ROYAL — Kyle Larson capped off his Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek Championship with a win in the Greg Hodnett Classic Saturday night at Port Royal Speedway. After trading sliders with Brent Marks early in the 30-lap main event, Larson secured the lead and drove off to his first ...