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Southwest Regional schedule bad for wrestlers

February 15, 2011 First came the decision from the PIAA that only the top four wrestlers at each weight from the District 6 Class AA Tournament would be qualifying for the Southwest Regional instead of the usual fiv. more »»

Huntingdon pioneer thrilled with ’Cats’ gesture

February 8, 2011 After Huntingdon beat Penn Cambria in the semifinals of the District 6 Duals Saturday at Tyrone, there was a touching scene on the mat involving the undefeated Bearcats and one of the program’s... more »»

Thomas tournament depth makes it tougher

February 1, 2011 With 27 teams in a small gymnasium, the Thomas Subaru Tournament can be two long days for those participating. more »»

Iowa just too tough for Lions

January 31, 2011 UNIVERSITY?PARK — One of the things that was very apparent in Iowa’s 22-13 win over top-ranked Penn State Saturday before packed Rec Hall is that Iowa, despite its No. more »»

Nittany Lions get shot to show they’re big kid on block

January 30, 2011 Iowa has long been considered the college wrestling program that all others envy, try to copy and try to knock from its lofty perch. All the Hawkeyes do is win. They enter today’s titanic 2 p.m. more »»

Huntingdon wrestlers earn top seed

January 30, 2011 The District 6 Duals matchups are set, and six area teams make up the 14 spots in Class AA and AAA. more »»

Sammarco helps lead Mounties

January 30, 2011 BRADFORD — Lindsy Sammarco scored 18 points, and Kaylee Keagy contributed 12 points and 13 rebounds to help lift the Mount Aloysius women’s basketball team past Pitt-Bradford, 58-55, on Saturday... more »»

Altoona rolls to 14th win

January 30, 2011 A lot of teams have struggled to defend Altoona’s mix of inside and outside scoring this season, and Cumberland Valley proved no different. more »»

Lions move back to .500

January 30, 2011 After suffering a disappointing two-point loss to neighboring rival Hollidaysburg on Friday night, Altoona Area High School coach Paul Hasson wasn’t sure what to expect when the Mountain Lions hoste... more »»

Huntingdon outlasts Hornets

January 30, 2011 ALEXANDRIA — The Huntingdon boys basketball team beat Juniata Valley by 20 when the teams met around a month ago in the Huntingdon Lions Holiday Tournament at Juniata Colleg. more »»

Williamsburg boys down Mount Union; Lady Tigers triumph

January 30, 2011 MOUNT UNION — Nick Fay poured in 22 points to help Williamsburg knock off Mount Union, 61-52, in an Inter-County Conference North Division boys basketball game Saturday afternoon. more »»

Area wrestlers commended for being candid

January 25, 2011 There are times in doing this job where you can almost predict everything that’s going to happen in a wrestling match, football game or any other sport out there. more »»

Rematch between C-K, Bearcats would be nice

January 18, 2011 For those that liked watching Huntingdon and Claysburg-Kimmel duke it out under the spotlight at the Richland Sportscenter in the Richland Duals finals, you’re probably already looking forward to a... more »»

Patience is virtue for Bulldogs’ recent matches

January 11, 2011 Say what you want about all the good wrestlers on Claysburg-Kimmel’s team and its 7-0 record, but the attribute that was key in lifting the Bulldogs to wins over Northern Bedford Thursday and Bedfor... more »»

Teams relying on freshmen to fill lineups

January 4, 2011 With the lack of numbers that many high school wrestling teams are experiencing, some programs have to rely on freshmen to fill the holes. more »»

Garbinsky should win gold; streaks will end

December 21, 2010 The wrestling season has been going full force for about three weeks now, and already some wrestlers and teams are starting to create a buzz in the wrestling community. more »»

Area has reason for optimism for 2010-11

March 21, 2010 While I hesitate to bring basketball into a wrestling column, there’s a hoops term that comes to mind when I look forward to next year: Who’s got next? Who will follow in the footsteps o... more »»

Schopp has come a long way in his career

March 16, 2010 Three years ago, hours after dropping a 4-3 decision to Shady Side Academy’s Frank Martellotti in the 103-pound finals of the PIAA Class AA Championships, Tyrone freshman A.J. more »»

Frustration will end for Schopp

March 11, 2010 For Tyrone’s A.. more »»

Strange twist causes Myers to miss state trip

March 9, 2010 Sometimes people can be in the wrong place at the wrong time as a crime is being committed or as an accident is happening. more »»

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