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Softball

Central’s Lynn recognized

Central High School softball standout Lacey Lynn was named the Class 2A Player of the Year on Thursday by the Pennsylvania High School Softball Coaches Association. Lynn, who helped the Lady Dragons to the No. 1 seed in the District 6 2A playoffs this past spring as a pitcher, made the list ...

C-K coach finds silver lining after playoff loss

By John Hartsock jhartsock@altoonamirror.com MECHANICSBURG — Claysburg-Kimmel’s outstanding softball season ended on a sad note in the PIAA Class 2A semifinals Monday, but there were plenty of positive takeaways for the Lady Bulldogs. A young, relatively inexperienced team at ...

Historic end to Vikes’ year

By Todd Irwin sports@altoonamirror.com MILESBURG — The young Glendale softball team was playing in the PIAA state semifinals for only the second time in program history, with the first time coming 30 years ago. But on a hot Monday at the Milesburg Little League Complex, the Lady ...

Mirror Female Athlete of the Week: C-K’s Francona making impact

Name: Bella Francona School: Claysburg-Kimmel Age: 14 Grade: Freshman Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: Francona went 1-for-3 with a stolen base and scored both runs for Claysburg-Kimmel in a 2-0 win over South Williamsport that put the Lady Bulldogs in the PIAA ...

Central, Punxsy to play at night

Central baseball and Glendale softball will be playing PIAA semifinal games on Monday at District 6 sites, while Claysburg-Kimmel faces a long road trip for a chance to play for a state title. The Scarlet Dragons, which lost in this round a year ago at PNG Field to eventual state champion ...

Walters’ two-hitter spurs Lady Bulldogs

MILESBURG — Claysburg-Kimmel pitcher Sierra Walters retired the first 10 South Williamsport batters before a bunt base hit broke up the perfect game. Yet, Walters said she wasn’t at her best early on. “I think I started out a little rough,” she said, “but after the game went on, ...