Jul 13, 2022
Hayden Hidlay Guest Speaker at 2nd MCSHOF Induction Ceremony
LEWISTOWN — Voting is now underway for the 2022 class of the Mifflin County Sports Hall of Fame. Ballots have been distributed to members, who will choose from a slate of 14 candidates, seven of whom did not make the cut in the Hall of Fame’s inaugural class. Guest speaker for the September celebration will be Lewistown native Hayden Hidlay, who combined with brother Trent this past spring for a thrilling run in the NCAA national wrestling tournament — Hayden in the 174-pound weight class, Trent at 184.
Nov 6, 2021
Mifflin County Sports Hall of Fame seeks members
LEWISTOWN — Following the first class of inductees, the Mifflin County Sports Hall of Fame is now encouraging all sports enthusiasts to join the organization. “We are excited by the interest shown following our September ceremony and hope that more individuals become members,” said Jon Zimmerman, president of the local HOF.
Oct 1, 2021
‘Voice of Penn State sports’, Fisher elected to MC HOF
BURNHAM — When talking about legendary sports broadcasters, a few things come to mind. Someone who is in the field for a long time, someone who possesses outstanding descriptive abilities and a person who is witty, creative and enthusiastic.
Sep 23, 2021
Bradley enters MC Hall of Fame
BURNHAM — The late Dave Bradley was a star offensive lineman at Chief Logan High School, which eventually led him to be an All-State selection by both the Associated Press and the UPI, where he was named to Scholastic Magazine’s All-American team back in 1965.
Sep 22, 2021
Baxter’s racquetball career lands her in MC Sports HOF
BURNHAM — Throughout her time at Penn Highlands High School and Lock Haven University, Cindy Baxter was a standout athlete who participated in basketball and softball. Baxter continued her softball playing career with the Bald Eagles, before discovering the sport of racquetball at 21 years old.
Sep 21, 2021
Baker Reflects on Days as a Jet, football career
BURNHAM — As a standout lineman during the golden age of Lewistown High School football, The Lewistown area was more than familiar with Ralph Baker’s exceptional abilities on the football field. Baker’s talent took him to Penn State where he was a standout football player for the Nittany Lions...
Sep 18, 2021
Mifflin County Sports HOF ceremony to be broadcasted by MCTV
BURNHAM — The Mifflin County Sports Hall of Fame will be hosting its first induction ceremony this Sunday afternoon at the Birch Hill Events Center. Although ticket sales to the ceremony have ended, the program will be available via internet streaming...
Aug 30, 2021
Jones to speak at induction of 1st MC Sports HOF class
BURNHAM — The “Voice of Penn State Nittany Lions” football for the past 21 years, Steve Jones, will be the guest speaker at the inaugural induction ceremony of the recently formed Mifflin County Sports Hall of Fame, scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 19, at the Birch Hill Event Center in Burnham.
Jul 14, 2021
Mifflin County Sports HOF announces its inaugural class
LEWISTOWN –The recently formed Mifflin County Sports Hall of Fame has announced its inaugural class of inductees following a vote by the 159 charter members. From a list of 45 names submitted, the six individuals chosen...
Nov 18, 2020
Mifflin Co. Sports Hall of Fame seeks members
LEWISTOWN — The Mifflin County Sports Hall of Fame is seeking nominees for its inaugural class of inductees. Jon Zimmerman, president of the organization, spoke during the Rotary Club of Lewistown’s meeting Tuesday afternoon