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Trojans run too much for Knights

Local Sports

MOUNT UNION—The Mount Union boys basketball team took care of business in Wednesday night’s Inter-County Conference win against Moshannon Valley. The Trojans used a relentless offense and a killer defensive effort to top the Black Knights, 61-31. Devin Delo scored a game-high 17 points ...

Huskies tally six falls in win

Local Sports

From staff reports ENOLA — The Mifflin County wrestling team put together a dominant display in a 59-18 victory over East Pennsboro, picking up six falls in a non-conference dual meet on Wednesday night in Enola. The Huskies began the meet with four consecutive falls, with Jacob Krepps ...

West Virginia man carries on father’s fly-tying legacy

Outdoors

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Every time Joe Messinger Jr. ties one of his trademark deer-hair frogs, he’s carrying on a family legacy that dates back almost a century. His father, Joe Messinger Sr., invented the Messinger Bucktail Frog for one overarching purpose — to catch bass. The ...

Point Taken

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — Trey Kibe and Brycen Hassinger started it, Blaine Davis kept them in it, and Nic ‘Mr. Chin Whip’ Allison finished it as the Mifflin County wrestling team defeated Cumberland Valley 34-33 in a Mid-Penn Commonwealth match on Tuesday between state-ranked squads. The 21st-ranked ...

East Juniata coasts to easy win over Newport

Local Sports

COCOLAMUS—The East Juniata girls basketball team made light work of the Newport Buffaloes in its 53-29 Tri-Valley League win on Monday night. Leah Sankey and Alyssa Robinson each scored a team-high 10 points in the victory, while Thea Neimond played the facilitator role, dishing out seven ...

Ex-player sues PSU for hazing allegations

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — A former Penn State football player claims in a lawsuit that Nittany Lion players hazed him and other, younger teammates by imitating sexual acts in the shower and invoking Jerry Sandusky’s name. The player, Isaiah Humphries, a safety who left the Nittany Lions after ...

Herd too much for Huskies

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — An offensive surge in the second half carried Carlisle over Mifflin County, 70-41 in a Mid-Penn Conference boys basketball action over at Mifflin County Middle school Tuesday night. “I thought we really executed well in the first half, we were able to control the tempo of the ...

Transfer portal, future goals on the line for PSU

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK —For something that’s only been in existence for 15 months, the NCAA Transfer Portal has created more than its share of headlines. While most of the biggest news has been generated by Div. 1 football players transferring, Div. 1 wrestling, specifically Penn State, has been ...

Juniata tops rival EJ on last-second shot

Local Sports

COCOLAMUS—Juniata’s coach Al Ream was standing outside of the visitor’s locker room answering questions from the media after his team’s 42-41 win over rival East Juniata. As the Tigers began filing out of their locker room, many players came up to Ream and congratulated him on a job ...