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Positive change, not negativity, is needed

April 30, 2015 Well, that didn’t take long. Before the Mifflin County school board even voted to hire a new football coach, someone called our Open Line, asking whether Brent Hartman should be the person hired. more »»

All Stars invade Port Royal for Weikert Memorial

April 25, 2015 The All Star Circuit Champions invade tonight for the Bob Weikert Memorial race at Port Royal Speedway. Since the race’s inception in 2003 there have been seven drivers score Weikert wins. more »»

Getting the runaround on Juniata’s track

April 21, 2015 Last year, Juniata High School had one track and field meet at home, which was actually one more than the school expected due to a planned construction job that impacted Deitrick Field. more »»

Port Royal holding tune up for All Stars

April 18, 2015 For the second atraight week, there’s three nights of 410 sprint car action planned in the area. This evening it’s a tune-up race at Port Royal. more »»

Parents as a problem in youth athletics

April 15, 2015 In Fairfax, Virginia, the Associated Press reports, a volleyball player’s family is suing her non-scholastic team because she isn’t getting enough playing time. more »»

Saturday night, and everybody’s racing

April 11, 2015 Racing is in high gear in Central Pa. Tonight, Port Royal Speedway features 410 sprint cars, late models, econo lates and American outlaw cars. more »»

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 »»

 
 
 

 

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