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Kibe verbally commits to wrestle at Penn State

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LEWISTOWN—Mifflin County wrestling fans won’t have to travel very far to see defending state champion Trey Kibe wrestle at the next level as the junior announced on Instagram Sunday that he has verbally committed to Penn State University to continue his wrestling career. Kibe, the top ...

Nittany Lions top Ohio State

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UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State wrestling coach Cael Sanderson has often said that he and his staff seek consistency from their Nittany Lions. The same consistent excellence that has enabled Penn State to win eight of the last nine NCAA championships pushed No. 2 PSU (11-2, 8-1 Big Ten) past ...

Charles Mowery

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Charles Mowery, 64, of Lewistown, passed away on Sunday Feb. 16, 2020. Arrangements are under the care of The Barr Funeral Home Inc. & Crematory, 120 Logan Street, and will be announced upon completion.

No. 13 Penn State rolls to win over Northwestern

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STATE COLLEGE (AP) — Penn State coach Patrick Chambers has watched his teams cough up enough leads late to know this squad is different. The No. 13 Nittany Lions are hanging on and closing games out. Lamar Stevens scored 23 points to lead Penn State over Northwestern 77-61 on ...

6 Trojans alive for Day 2

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ALTOONA — For as rough as things went at the beginning of the day on Friday, the Mount Union wrestling team showed some guts, fighting through consolations to send six wrestlers into Day 2 at the District 6 Class 2A championships in Altoona. No. 2 ranked Jake Ryan (220) — according to the ...

Carson: Big week for local wrestling

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The post-season gets underway in full force this weekend with the District 6 Class 2A wrestling championships in Altoona. Districts are the first rung of a three-week journey to crown the 28 individuals who make up that rare breed known as PIAA champions. Whenever the post-season rolls ...

Juniata Mennonite drops season finale

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MIFFLINTOWN — Despite a strong second half, Juniata Mennonite could not overcome its mistakes in the first half in its 72-48 loss in its final game of the season to Northumberland Christian in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association boys basketball over at Cedar Grove Church on ...

Sheaffer’s 23 points not enough in loss

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MIFFLINTOWN — Juniata Mennonite struggled to score against the size and length of Northumberland Christian in its 71-33 loss in an Allegheny Christian Athletic Association girls basketball game Friday night. “I’m extremely proud with the way our young ladies competed,” Lions coach Jim ...

Thunder defense stymies ACAA rival

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From staff reports BLOOMSBURG—Belleville Mennonite made the trek to Bloomsburg to take on Columbia County Christian in an ACAA matchup. The Thunder came away with a 28-15 win in a low-scoring affair. Sonya Yoder led the offense for Belleville Mennonite, scoring 12 points and at least two ...

Dropping the hammer

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LEWISTOWN — If the dual meet with Saint Marys is any indication of the focus and intensity Mifflin County brings into the post-season, the rest of District 6 better look out. The Huskies ended the dual-meet season with a dominating 62-3 non-league victory over the Flying Dutchmen on ...