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Athlete of Week: Dubler making name for himself

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Name: Suds Dubler School: Glendale Age: 15 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Wrestling Athlete of the week achievement: Dubler won the 126-pound championship and repeated as champion in the Grove City Fred Bell Tournament, while also leading his team to a second straight team title. He also won ...

Athlete of Week: Miller’s love of game paying off

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Name: Marin Miller School: Hollidaysburg Area Age: 15 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Miller fired in a game-high 32 points in a key 60-48 victory over Portage and made 13-of-14 free throws in the game. She also scored 21 points in a win over ...

Campbell sets D6 record

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FLINTON — Add another memory to the Alli Campbell scrapbook. Campbell, Bellwood-Antis’ star girls basketball player and the leading scorer in Blair County history became the all-time leading scorer in District 6 history with 25 points in a 74-37 win over Glendale Monday night. “This ...

Bucs trade Marte for two young prospects

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PITTSBURGH — When the Arizona Diamondbacks landed ace Madison Bumgarner in free agency last month, the three-time World Series winner made a surprising offer, one that came with a very urgent catch. Bumgarner told the Diamondbacks they could defer some of the money on his five-year deal if ...

Excitement builds with start of D6 2A Duals

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The excitement of the 2019-2020 wrestling season gets ramped up a little bit more tonight when the first round of the District 6 Class 2A Duals begins. Glendale (13-1) enters the Duals as the No. 1 seed, while returning runner-up Huntingdon (11-3) is the second seed. Yes, Huntingdon beat ...

Cherry key for Lady Lions

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HARRISBURG — Altoona held Central Dauphin East to seven first-half points in a 45-34 victory in girls high school basketball action Monday night. Adalynn Cherry led all scorers with 29 points for the Lady Lions, who improved to 10-7 overall. ALTOONA (45): Rupert 0 1-3 1, Lane 0 0-0 0, ...

Tigers continue winning ways

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HUNTINGDON — The Hollidaysburg boys and girls swim teams both picked up wins Monday night, as the Tiger boys won, 97-72, and the girls, 105-65, in high school action over Huntingdon at Juniata College. The Tiger boys (12-0) got a balanced attack with Tyler Gnegy winning two events, the 200 ...

Bryant’s helicopter tried to climb

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CALABASAS, Calif. — The pilot of the helicopter that crashed near Los Angeles, killing former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and eight others, told air traffic controllers in his last radio message that he was climbing to avoid a cloud layer before plunging more than 1,000 feet (305 meters) into a ...

Warriors get big day from Klavuhn

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BERLIN — The Everett rifle team defeated Berlin Brothersvalley, 1,373-1,232 Monday afternoon in high school action. The Warriors got a 280 from Allison Klavuhn to go with a 279 from Morgan White. Berlin was led by Jackson Hay’s 257 to go with a 248 from Dustin Pritts. EVERETT ...

H.S. wrestling stats

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106 POUNDS 1. Calan Bollman Chestnut Ridge Fr 22-3 2. Korry Walls Tyrone Fr 16-8 3. Reyan Imler Northern Bedford So 18-7 4. Landon Dunsmore Huntingdon Fr 20-10 5. Jaxon Matthews Central So 11-12 Ones to watch: Nathan Rabenstein, B-A; Dustin Hockenberry, Glen; Josh Diehl, Bed 113 ...

Whysong leads Ridge to win

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FISHERTOWN — Matt Whysong scored 23 points to help Chestnut Ridge fend off Penn Cambria, 81-73, Monday night in boys high school basketball action. Logan Pfister had 15 points for the Lions and Noah Hillegass added 10 points. Sophomore Mason McCarthy was tops for Penn Cambria with 18 ...

Super Bowl teams honor Kobe

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MIAMI — Chants of “Kobe! Kobe! Kobe!” broke a moment of a silence that kicked off a more subdued Super Bowl media night. The NFL opened the most hyped week in professional sports with mixed emotions Monday night, one day after retired superstar Kobe Bryant, his daughter and seven others ...

Hoops du Jour

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Pitt men at Duke Tipoff: 9 p.m., Cameron Indoor Stadium, Durham, N.C. Records: Pittsburgh (13-7, 4-5 in ACC); Duke (16-3, 6-2 in ACC) Coaches: Jeff Capel is 27-26 in his second season at Pitt and is 189-136 in his 11th season overall. Mike Krzyzewski is 1,075-288 in 40 seasons at Duke and ...

Tiger grads doing well at next level

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Sierra McClain, a Hollidaysburg graduate, scored 14 points, had seven steals, seven rebounds and six assists in a recent 69-59 win for Chatham against Geneva in women’s college basketball action. McClain also totaled eight points and three steals in a 73-45 victory against University of ...

Fast start too much for Red Flash

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From Mirror reports BROOKLYN — The Saint Francis women’s basketball team was unable to slow down hot-shooting LIU as the Red Flash fell to the Sharks, 71-53, on Monday night in Northeast Conference action. Haley Thomas paced SFU with 13 points and eight rebounds. The Red Flash fell to ...

Local team takes second in Canada

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From Mirror reports The Sitting Bulls — a local sled hockey team comprised of disabled ice hockey players — recently took a silver medal at the London Blizzard Sled Hockey Tournament in Canada. After defeating a team from Canada, 2-0, in the semifinals, they advanced to the finals. ...

Nadal downs Kyrgios in Australia

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MELBOURNE, Australia — Rafael Nadal left the muttering and the preening, the underarm serving and the ‘tweening, to his younger, flashier opponent, Nick Kyrgios. Surely, Nadal was content to collect the win in the latest installment of their rivalry. The No. 1-ranked Nadal kept his ...

Lions falter late to hot Panthers

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The Altoona Area High School boys basketball team faced a red-hot CD East team with an agenda on its mind Monday night. CD East arrived at the Altoona Area High School Fieldhouse having won five of its previous six games, and with a score to settle after dropping a 69-68 overtime home game to ...