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McConnell sparks Northern Bedford

LOYSBURG — Sadie McConnell recorded three goals and an assist to lead Northern Bedford past Chestnut Ridge, 4-1, in high school girls soccer Tuesday. Madison Cottle scored for Northern, and Katie Corle had two assists. Keeper Emma Suter made 26 saves. SCORE BY HALVES Chestnut Ridge 1 0 ...

Lady Bisons prevail

JOHNSTOWN — Bedford swept singles play to defeat Westmont Hilltop, 3-2, on Tuesday in high school girls soccer. Emily Ruhlman, Claudia Milburn and Lindsay Shuke were all winners in two sets for the Lady Bisons. Bedford is now 16-1. SINGLES: 1, Ruhlman, B, def. Pullin, 6-1, 6-0; 2, ...

Bishop Guilfoyle tops Penn Cambria

Bishop Guilfoyle swept Penn Cambria, 25-16, 25-23, 27-25, at the Pleasant Valley Gymnasium on Tuesday in high school girls volleyball. Beth Yahner had 10 service points, 10 kills and 11 digs for the Lady Marauders. Gabby Krug added 23 assists, and Emily Brown contributed 18 digs. Makalyn ...

Geis, Hall leaders in new league

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. — Altoona native Wayne “Buddy’’ Geis and Williamsburg native Galen Hall are key members of a new professional football development league. Major League Football will play its inaugural season this coming spring. Led by President/CEO Jerry C. Craig, Major ...

Kiepert, Pershing share second at Wheeling

JOHNSTOWN — Saint Joseph’s won the team title, and Richland’s Brennen Moran claimed the individual championship at the Wheeling Invitational at Sunnehanna Country Club in high school golf Monday. Central Cambria’s Alex Kiepert and Northern Cambria’s Tanner Pershing tied for second ...

Altoona sweeps past Central

Singles victories by Lindsey Hallinan, Kayley Burke, Alese Rinker, Jasmine Voncolln and Zoe Wilson sparked Altoona to a 7-0 win over visiting Central in high school tennis Monday. Altoona (13-1) also got doubles victories from the teams of Olivia Hudson and Eve Hogan, and Alyson Hollingsworth ...

Marasco’s goal with 12 seconds left lifts Altoona past Eagles

Jarod Marasco scored the game-winning goal on an unassisted kick with only 12 seconds left to lift Altoona to a 2-1 victory over Somerset at Mansion Park in high school boys soccer Monday. Alex Berardinelli scored the other goal for Altoona (5-2-1), which dealt Somerset its first loss in nine ...

Claysburg-Kimmel tops Northern Bedford

CLAYSBURG — Justinna Brown had 17 service points and five aces, and Emily Claar scored 12 kills, 10 service points and five blocks, to lead Claysburg-Kimmel to a 25-23, 25-17, 12-25, 25-8 victory over Northern Bedford. Mackenzie Clemons had 12 service points, and Corryne Weyandt 17 assists ...

Dewease wins first Dirt Classic

ABBOTTSTOWN — Lance Dewease claimed his first Dirt Classic and took home $20,000 on Saturday Night at Lincoln Speedway The Dirt Classic brings a unique race format to Central Pennsylvania as points are awarded for time trials and two sets of heat races. The cars run the first set of heat ...

McConnell gets mark

Name: Sadie McConnell School: Northern Bedford County Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: McConnell recorded three goals in a 6-3 win over Moshannon Valley, scored three goals in a 3-2 win over Fannett-Metal and had four goals and an assist in a ...

Ridge’s McCoy picks Virginia

Chestnut Ridge senior wrestler Justin McCoy was one of the last big names out there who hadn’t committed to a college. But on Sunday night, he verbally committed to Virginia just hours after taking an official visit to rival Virginia Tech. “I’m happy to announce that I will be ...

Fink Jr., Homan prevail in Scotch Valley tourney

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The team of Artie Fink Jr. and Todd Homan defended their title on Sunday in the area’s last Two-Man Best-Ball tournament of the season at Scotch Valley Country Club. Fink and Homan defeated Derek Hayes of Sunnehanna and Dave Murgas of Indiana Country Club to take the ...

Huntingon man makes 2 holes-in-one in 1 round

By Ken Love For the Mirror Mike Dore’s round of golf Tuesday morning at Huntingdon Country Club started out like so many others had before. By the end of the day, however, the Huntingdon-native accomplished one of the rarest feats in golf — scoring two holes-in-one during the same round ...

Turnovers, penalties send Juniata to its third loss

By Brian Carson For the Mirror HUNTINGDON — Penalties and turnovers proved to be toxic for Juniata College in a 56-40 loss to Muhlenberg in a Centennial Conference matchup Saturday afternoon at Knox Stadium. Five turnovers and 16 penalties crippled the Eagles, giving the Mules a short ...

Lady Tigers dominate

LANDISVILLE — Hollidaysburg defeated Hempfield, 4-1, behind singles wins from Jenee Delerme and Payton Ruggery in high school girls tennis on Saturday. In doubles competition, Paige Jodon and Chloe Love won at No. 1, and Jenna Sheetz and Abigail Goodman won at No. 2. SINGLES: Hagino, HE, ...

Williams sparks Hawks

INDIANA — The IUP football team jumped out to a 14-0 lead Saturday afternoon en route to a 38-7 win over Edinboro in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference matchup. The Crimson Hawks, up 21-0 at the break, got four touchdown passes from quarterback Lenny Williams, three of them to JoJo ...

Lady Tigers dominate

LANDISVILLE — Hollidaysburg defeated Hempfield, 4-1, behind singles wins from Jenee Delerme and Payton Ruggery in high school girls tennis on Saturday. In doubles competition, Paige Jodon and Chloe Love won at No. 1, and Jenna Sheetz and Abigail Goodman won at No. 2. SINGLES: Hagino, HE, ...

Tigers pummel Brashear

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg football team used a tenacious defense in the first quarter coupled with poor special teams play by its opponent, Brashear, out of the Pittsburgh City League, en route to a 49-26 victory Friday night at Tiger Stadium. Both teams came in at 2-2 with the ...

Mountain Lions overwhelmed

The Altoona Mountain Lions turned an early fumble recovery into a quick touchdown Friday night, but not much else went right for the Lions. In fact, Mount Lebanon made amends for its early error and stormed back to mercy-rule AAHS, 63-14, in a WPIAL Southeastern Conference match at Mansion ...

Devils pull away from Mo Valley

HOUTZDALE — On homecoming night, the Moshannon Valley Black Knights faced one of their toughest tests of the year as they hosted the undefeated Bellwood Blue Devils. The 50th all-time meeting between the two squads went the Blue Devils’ way for the 39th time as Bellwood toppled Moshannon ...