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2011 Season in Review: So how’s that working out

December 31, 2011 One of the fun duties of the sports editor each December is to go back through a year’s worth of newspapers and compile a list of highlights for our annual look back, which was included in Friday’s... more »»

The more things change, the more they stay the same in PIAA

December 22, 2011 It’s not uncommon for questions to be raised as to whether the PIAA is fostering an atmosphere of fair play in scholastic sports while upholding the educational aspect of interscholastic athletics. more »»

Local racing legend gone

October 15, 2011 The local racing world lost a legend on Oct. 5. Larry “Smokey” Snellbaker passed away. Snellbaker was 73. A Celebration of Life service was held this past Thursday evening in York. more »»

Score one for your kid’s team

October 13, 2011 Parents are asked to do so much for scholastic sports teams that I hate to pile on and ask them for more. But Mom, Dad, the team may need you again. more »»

Multiple rule changes affecting field hockey

September 28, 2011 The most visible rules change in high school sports this year is right at eye level — field hockey players are under a mandate to wear eye protection now when they play. more »»

Weld Memorial is tonight at Lincoln

September 24, 2011 Lincoln Speedway takes center stage tonight when the sprint cars will compete in the Kenny Weld/Hilly Rife Memorial race. more »»

Focus shifts to Selinsgrove this weekend

September 17, 2011 Port Royal Speedway has concluded the 2011 racing season. Last Saturday night the 44th annual Tuscarora 50 was won by Stevie Smith. The veteran driver from Broken Arrow, Okla. more »»

Rain wreaks havoc on tracks

September 10, 2011 The Tuscarora 50 is scheduled for tonight, weather permitting. The week has not been good weather wise, and that’s especially true for the racing community. more »»

Penn State, Alabama each face questions for Saturday

September 8, 2011 There is a good chance when Penn State plays host to Alabama on Saturday that four quarterbacks will see significant playing time — Matt McGloin and Rob Bolden for the Nittany Lions, and A.J. more »»

Racing community feels another loss

September 3, 2011 Once again I find myself writing about a friend who left us too soon. more »»

Paterno’s QB indecision can only hurt team

September 1, 2011 The saying goes, “It’s hard to teach an old dog new trick. more »»

URC?visit to Port Royal among three big shows in region tonight

August 27, 2011 Where has summer gone? Area racetracks are coming down the homestretch of their 2011 seasons. That means special racing events and high-paying purse. more »»

Baseball should be about kids

August 19, 2011 As Little League and Babe Ruth baseball begin their season-ending tournaments, and the American Legion program just wrapped its up, here are a few final thoughts for this summer: Little League is... more »»

Juniata’s plan hits a snag

August 13, 2011 The master plan to save sports in Juniata County has hit the first bump in the road. more »»

Pro stocks featured at Port Royal

August 13, 2011 The Pro Stock division is center stage tonight at Port Royal Speedway. A 20-lap memorial race honoring the late Deryl Stong will be ru. more »»

Farewell to former coaches

August 10, 2011 With all the focus on Juniata County’s unusual athletic funding issue, we have perhaps overlooked the other monumental change that is less than a week away — the beginning of Mifflin County High... more »»

Juniata fans keep identities

August 6, 2011 I needed a sweatshirt to bum around the house the other day, and one in the bottom of my bureau drawer caught my eye. more »»

Challenge issued for Port's Dream Race

July 30, 2011 Hello again race fans. Port Royal Speedway is in action this evening with a four-division show that includes a late model championship race, sprint cars, pro stocks and enduro das. more »»

Walker wins Kings Royale at Eldora

July 27, 2011 PA Posse and Port Royal Speedway fans should be walking tall this week after Tyler Walker won the $50,000 Kings Royale Sprint Car race at Eldora Speedway. more »»



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