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Clifford showcased excellence when Nittany Lions needed it most

UNIVERSITY PARK — After the final seconds ticked off the clock and the Nittany Lions put the final stamp on a signature 28-20 victory over Auburn on Saturday night, quarterback Sean Clifford showcased something that Nittany Lion fans hadn’t seen from him in quite some time — pure ...

Indians take on reigning champs

With the feeling-out process of the opening weeks of the high school football season in the past, Week 4 brings with it an interesting slate of games. No test will be bigger than what the Juniata Indians will face this week, making the trip to Harrisburg to face defending Class A state ...

Mount Union looks to keep momentum

The biggest surprise in Week 1 in The Sentinel’s coverage area by far was the performance of the Mount Union High School football team, which came out of the gate firing on all cylinders on the way to a convincing 32-8 victory over rival Huntingdon in coach Anthony Sottasante’s first game ...

Sports should require fans be vaxxed – or stay home

The Raiders have always prided themselves on being a maverick franchise, so maybe it wasn’t too surprising that they were the first NFL team to take such a bold — yet obvious — step. Now every other sports team — both college and pro — should follow the lead of the Silver & ...

All-Stars to place in top six at 2021 World Series

EAGLES PASS, TX—Despite Mifflin County’s 10-6 loss to Florida, it will advance to the single elimination bracket of the tournament. The lowest Mifflin County can now finish is tied for fifth in the Babe Ruth 15-year-old World Series. Mifflin County will now play either North Dakota or ...

Don’t let spring fever turn into an injury

When the weather warms, it’s hard not to go outside. Here’s how to avoid getting injured. The warm and sunny weather that comes with spring is a relief after months of cold and snow. And while using the warm weather as motivation to move and get healthy is great, doing too much too soon ...