GIRLS TRACK AND FIELD:
East Juniata 84, Juniata 57
BOYS TRACK AND FIELD:
Juniata 86, East Juniata 55
Halifax 15, Juniata 7; Midd-West 5, Shikellamy 3; Mifflin County 5, Red Land 2
East Juniata 9, Newport 0; Juniata 8, Halifax 3; Red Land 4, Mifflin County 1
Hershey 4, Mifflin County 1
Longtime Lewistown and Mifflin County girls basketball coach Kevin Kodish has been named to the head coaching position of the Juniata girls’ team. Kodish will replace Meghan Geedey, who resigned after leading the Indians to their first state playoff game in March. Kodish, who is currently a Mifflin County Commissioner, guided Lewistown to state titles in 1997 and 1998.
STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS:
NY Rangers 4, Flyers 1 - A double minor to Flyers’ rookie Jason Akeson led to a pair of power play goals for New York as the Ranger took game one of the series. Andrew MacDonald scored Philadelphia’s only goal. Game two is Easter Sunday at noon from Madison Square Garden.
Saturday: Columbus at Penguins-Pittsburgh leads 1-0
Phillies 1, Atlanta 0 - Ben Revere drove in the game’s only run in the bottom of the eighth as the Phils salvaged a game in the series versus the Braves. The teams traded 1-0 wins in the last two games of the set. Antonio Bastardo got the win after A.J. Burnett tossed seven shutout innings for the Phillies, who begin a weekend set Friday night in Denver against the Rockies.
Pirates 11, Milwaukee 2 - Pedro Alvarez, Andrew McCutcheon, Gabby Sanchez, and Josh Harrison homered as the Bucs won a laugher Thursday night in Pittsburgh. Edinson Volquez allowed two runs in seven innings for the win. The series continues Friday through Sunday.
Friday: Orioles at Boston
The cars are parked this weekend for the Easter break. It’s just the fifth time in the last ten seasons that all of the top three NASCAR series are idle the same weekend. Nationwide and Sprit Cup drivers are back in action April 25th and 26th in Richmond.