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Californian is ninth titlist

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PORT ROYAL — The second half of Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek belonged to Kyle Larson as he won four of the final five races leading to his first PA Speedweek crown. Larson had an insurmountable lead heading into the Port Royal Speedway finale Saturday night. It’s the first time ...

Long-sought victory achieved

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MECHANICSBURG — Kyle Larson has wanted to win at Williams Grove Speedway for a long time and he got the job done Friday night in one of the biggest races of the year. Larson grabbed the lead from Brent Marks and went on to win the Mitch Smith Memorial — the crown jewel of Pennsylvania ...

Speedweek wraps up at Port Royal

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Editor’s note: Due to an early press time for this edition, coverage of Friday night’s race at Williams Grove Speedway will appear in Monday’s edition. MECHANICSBURG — Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek concludes tonight at Port Royal Speedway with the 30-lap Greg Hodnett Classic ...

Mount Union cruises past Huntingdon

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MOUNT UNION — After a demoralizing defeat to Mifflin County on Tuesday, Mount Union took all of its frustration out on Huntingdon pitching. Mount Union pounded out 14 hits and a five-RBI night by Dylan Gearhart lifted Mount Union past Huntingdon, 15-0, in a four-inning mercy-rule victory ...

Larson leads, Macri keeps rolling

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PORT ROYAL — Few have been better behind the wheel than Kyle Larson has been on dirt tracks, as the 2014 NASCAR Cup Series Rookie of the Year has done nothing but dominated as a top finisher in every race he’s entered in the past month. Larson, running as an invader in all nine races of ...

Beaver Springs upends Burnham

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BEAVER SPRINGS —Burnham picked up on Thursday where it left off on Wednesday in the Mifflin County Babe Ruth League. Burnham scored eight runs in the last two innings against McVeytown to take home a 10-7 win on Wednesday, before jumping out to a 3-0 lead in the first inning against Beaver ...

Larson dominates in 2nd victory of speedweek

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HAGERSTOWN, MD — Kyle Larson dominated the Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek stop at Hagerstown Speedway Thursday night and now holds a commanding lead in the series standings with two events remaining. Unofficially, Larson leads Danny Dietrich by 112 points. Larson’s win in the Johnny ...

Life in the fast lane

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PORT ROYAL — Anthony Macri’s domination of Port Royal Speedway continued Wednesday night as he won the Pennsylvania Sprint Car Speedweek main event for his fourth straight win at the track. Macri wasn’t done. In the main event for the United Racing Club 360 sprints, Macri took the ...

Late rally in opener propels Burnham

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BURNHAM — There were plenty of veterans playing on Wednesday night in the season-opener between Burnham and McVeytown in the Mifflin County Babe Ruth league. Only two 13-year-olds played in the game, but it was a rookie that stole the show. Burnham’s Calin McKnight had three hits and he ...

Barbour: No PSU players with virus

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UNIVERSITY PARK —While some college football teams have reported double-figure results of players testing positive for the coronavirus, it’s been so far, so good for Penn State. Athletic Director Sandy Barbour met the media via Zoom on Wednesday and said of the 102 student-athletes ...