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Racing season begins

April 4, 2015 Weather permitting, racing starts today in this part of the state. Port Royal Speedway presents the first race of 2015 at 5 pm. more »»

‘Spring’ weather more like winter

April 3, 2015 Mother Nature seemingly pulled off the biggest April Fools joke of the year, and she didn’t both to wait until the calendar flipped into April to do it. more »»

Cold cancels weekend at Port Royal

March 28, 2015 The week end is here, the weather is cold and Port Royal Speedway canceled both its programs this week. Speedway management has scheduled a practice session Wednesday from 6-9 p.m. more »»

Process of hiring coach routine, but requires flexibility

March 24, 2015 There’s been a lot of talk in the community lately about coaches and other people involved in Mifflin County High School’s athletic administration being fire. more »»

Racing loses legend Eddie McCardle

March 20, 2015 Area racing lost a founding member Thursday morning. Eddie McCardle passed away at his Beaver Springs home. McCardle was 9. more »»

Racing season scheduled to begin today

March 14, 2015 Will live racing start in our area today? Lincoln Speedway is scheduled to open this afternoon at 2 p.m. 410 sprint cars and an open practice session are planned. more »»

Lincoln cancels again; Port Royal sets practice session

February 27, 2015 Winter can’t end soon enough for area racers. Lincoln Speedway postponed its season opener for the second time. The Adams County oval will try again March 7 at 2 p.m. more »»

High School hoops playoffs more like soap opera that sport

February 24, 2015 And now it’s time for another riveting episode of, “As the Basketball Turns.” When we left our hero, Spalding, he was recuperating from an inflation needle injury when his physician, Dr. more »»

District playoff formats, seedings bring up several questions

February 17, 2015 Last week, before Midd-West closed out the regular season at East Juniata, Mustangs coach Aaron Ettinger had a simple answer as to whether his team could still qualify for District 4’s Class AAA boy... more »»

Playoffs, real and imagined

February 10, 2015 Back at the end of January, taking a result from a Midd-West boys basketball game, Mustangs coach Aaron Ettinger was expressing his frustration that the loss probably cost his team a playoff spot in... more »»

Local racing season is approaching

January 31, 2015 The new racing season is upon us and there is a buzz in the air. The Cocopah, Ariz., 410 sprint car races and Chili Bowl are history. more »»

School cancellations causing snow daze in sports world

January 30, 2015 I hate to sound like the guy who walked five miles uphill in the snow both ways when I was in school, but I’ve got to wonder — are we getting just a little too quick to pull the trigger on school... more »»

PGC’s proposals will protect the integrity of hunting

January 22, 2015 The Pennsylvania Game Commission has two items of interest on the agenda for its upcoming quarterly meeting. more »»

Plenty of action happening in racing’s ‘offseason’

December 20, 2014 There’s very little down time this winter in area racing. Much has happened over the past three weeks. The first good news in the midstate is the re-opening of Hesston Speedway in Huntingdon County. more »»

Mount Union supports Mount Union during run

November 24, 2014 ALTOONA – The bleachers on the home sideline at Mansion Park Stadium were about three-quarters full Saturday night. more »»

New Jersey track to get in one last race; top stories of sprint car season

November 22, 2014 There’s a final racing program in the northeast region this season. A three-day show will be held at Wall Stadium Speedway in New Jersey next weekend. Turkey Derby 41 is sure to be a crowd please. more »»

New conference isn’t necessarily good move

November 19, 2014 Last week, I spoke in the voice of those who are unhappy with Mifflin County’s membership in the Mid-Penn Conference. I never think it’s a bad idea to ask questions, and have no regret over that on. more »»

Trojans give Central a football schooling

November 15, 2014 MOUNT UNION — In school, it’s very easy to ace a test when you have all the answers. The same holds true in football. Friday night, Central had no answer for Mount Union’s dynamic duo of B.J. more »»

Trojans give Central a football schooling

November 15, 2014 MOUNT UNION — In school, it’s very easy to ace a test when you have all the answers. The same holds true in football. Friday night, Central had no answer for Mount Union’s dynamic duo of B.J. more »»

NASCAR, local racing seasons coming to a close

November 15, 2014 Today is the final race in Pennsylvania at Susquehanna Speedway. The York County oval presents The Final Showdown, a 358/410 sprint car program. The 410 feature winner earns $10,060. more »»

 
 
 

 

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