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Lions are hopeful for 2020

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State’s football season is scheduled to kick off in 161 days, which seems like a long time away, but the reality is there’s simply no way to know right now how the sports world — or the world in general—will look at that point because of the ...

Penn State hockey’s Liam Folkes agrees to AHL contract

Penn State

From staff reports BAKERSFIELD — Senior alternate captain Liam Folkes became the third different Nittany Lion to ink a professional contract this offseason after agreeing to terms on a two-year American Hockey League contract with the Bakersfield Condors the team announced on Tuesday ...

EJ’s Guyer selected as a TVL All-Star

Local Sports

COCOLAMUS — East Juniata senior Clarye Guyer has faced more than her fair share of obstacles in her athletic career. After battling through a broken leg early in her high school career, the three-sport athlete for the Tigers became one of the school’s top athletes and she was recognized ...

Franklin, PSU adapt to virus

Penn State

UNIVERSITY PARK — James Franklin’s daughter, Addison, celebrated her 12th birthday Wednesday, and the Penn State coach discussed how the coronavirus pandemic engulfing the nation and world hits home with his family. “My youngest daughter has sickle cell (anemia), which is an ...

Clark, Bennett earn TVL All-Star nods

Local Sports

MIFFLINTOWN—The Juniata girls basketball season ended in the first round of districts, but that does not take away from the success the team had during its 2019-2020 season. The Indians boasted a Top 5 offense and a Top 4 defense in the league, they swept the division champion Greenwood and ...

Brady: A look at an MLB sim

Sports Columns

With all major sporting leagues on suspension due to the coronavirus outbreak, fans and athletes alike have taken to the virtual world to get their fill of competition. NASCAR drivers have turned to iRacing to battle against each other for fun, from the comfort and safety of their own homes, ...

Harshbarger: Memories from Pike fishing in Canada

Outdoors

I’m sure I’m not alone in the winter struggle after deer season has ended and spring temperatures for comfortable fishing seem like a painful distance away. Cabin fever is in full swing come the latter weeks of winter, even if we outdoorsmen are kept busy with kids, kids’ sports, work, ...

Trout season opening day pushed back due to coronavirus concerns

Outdoors

From staff reports HARRISBURG – Amid concerns regarding the spread of COVID-19, the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) today announced several changes to the 2020 trout season intended to protect the safety of the public and staff, while preserving the opportunity to enjoy the fun ...

Hartsock wraps up wrestling career

Local Sports

LOCK HAVEN — Trey Hartsock’s college wrestling career was a small glimpse into the life of a wrestler whose career was defined by triumph, selflessness and sacrifice. After a dominating three years on the mats for the Huskies that included more than 100 victories, three District 6 titles, ...

Local youth baseball leagues hoping to have season in 2020

Local Sports

LEWISTOWN — With the cancellation of sports across the country, youth baseball and softball leagues in Mifflin County are holding on to hope that there will be a 2020 season. Mifflin County Youth Baseball held a teleconference with its board members on Sunday afternoon and has decided to ...