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Maxwell commits to SFU

Everett star athlete Kaitlyn Maxwell made a verbal commitment to play college basketball at Division I Saint Francis University Monday. “Ever since the coaches first contacted me, I have been praying about it,” Maxwell said. “When I visited the campus, I felt like I belonged and could ...

Female Athlete of the Week: Ruhlman makes it a 3-peat

Name: Emily Ruhlman School: Bedford Area Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Tennis Athlete of the week achievement: Ruhlman won the District 5 singles tennis championship for the third time. She also won at No. 1 singles in both the semifinals and finals of the District 5 team tournament. ...

P-O forfeits final two games; opponents upset

Philipsburg-Osceola announced Monday that its football team would be forfeiting the remaining two games on its schedule at home against Clearfield and on the road at Penns Valley. “It wasn’t anything taken lightly,” Philipsburg-Osceola coach Brian McGonigal said. “After playing ...

Male Athlete of the Week: Hudkins sets standard at BC

Name: Jackson Hudkins School: Bishop Carroll Catholic Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: Hudkins became the program’s all-time leading goal scorer — he now has 64. He had two unassisted goals in a 4-2 win over United, had two goals, including the ...

Altoona, CC earn matchups in D6 finals

Altoona Area High School advanced to today’s finals of the District 6 Class 3A Team Tennis Tournament with a 5-0 victory over Central Mountain on Monday at the Mansion Park courts. Altoona, the No. 2 seed, will play at top-seeded State College in today’s final at 4 p.m. Alese Rinker, ...

Panthers win ICC

LOYSBURG — The Northern Bedford boys cross country team won the Inter-County Conference dual-meet championship, completing an undefeated 15-0 (7-0 ICC) regular season for the second straight season with a 15-50 win over Mount Union Monday. Ian Sherlock, Ian Zimmerman, Josh Strayer, Connor ...

McClellan’s big night helps Altoona top BG on senior night

Ireland McClellan had 15 kills, four blocks, three aces and five digs to lead Altoona past Bishop Guilfoyle, 18-25, 25-22, 25-23, 17-25, 15-13, on senior night at the Altoona Fieldhouse in high school girls volleyball Monday. Julia Savino had 16 digs and Evy Stroup had 23 assists for the Lady ...

Trexler’s goals lift Dragons

MARTINSBURG — Luke Trexler scored both goals in Central’s 2-1 win over Tyrone on the Scarlet Dragons’ senior night in Mountain League high school boys soccer action on Monday. Mason Thomas scored the lone goal for the Golden Eagles with an assist from Corey Johnston. Johnston needs ...

BG routs Carroll

Gretta Levine scored four goals, Lainey Farabaugh scored twice and had four assists, and Daniella Scipioni had four assists and a goal as Bishop Guilfoyle topped Bishop Carroll, 13-2, at Tom Irwin Field in high school girls soccer action on Monday. Molly Krumenacker had a goal and an assist ...

Bellwood-Antis rolls

BELLWOOD — Connor Gibbons rushed for 135 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries for Bellwood-Antis in a 34-8 win over Mount Union in junior varsity football action on Monday. Nick Kost ran for two Blue Devil touchdowns. Zach Pellegrine connected with Preston Wilson on a 24-yard score, and ...

Dillow earns PSAC honor

Chestnut Ridge graduate Noah Dillow was named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference’s West Defensive Athlete of the Week for the Cal. Pa football team in its 35-20 victory over Clarion. Dillow had 11 tackles, seven solo, a tackle for loss and a pass breakup for the Vulcans. n n ...

Hold on: Steelers survive late comeback in win over Chargers

By Joe Reedy The Associated Press CARSON, Calif. — James Conner scored two touchdowns, Devin Bush recovered a pair of turnovers and Devlin Hodges won his first NFL start as the Pittsburgh Steelers held off the Los Angeles Chargers 24-17 on Sunday night. Conner had his first game with ...

Lions can win in multiple ways

Penn State’s 17-12 win at Iowa — the best road win of James Franklin’s six-year tenure — was most impressive in that the Nittany Lions beat the Hawkeyes at their own game. Iowa is not a great team because it doesn’t have enough offense and/or Kirk Ferentz can’t get more out of the ...

Steelers highlights-lowlights

The following are the highlights and lowlights from the Steelers’ 24-17 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday night at Dignity Health Sports Park in Los Angeles: Play of the game: Four minutes into the game, Steelers linebacker Devin Bush scooped up a fumble on a backward pass from ...

Penn State moves up to 7th in poll

The Associated Press NEW YORK — LSU moved up to No. 2 in The Associated Press college football poll, giving the Southeastern Conference the top two teams in the country for the 29th time and putting the Tigers behind No. 1 Alabama less than a month before the rivals meet in ...

Matchup features veteran vs. rookie QB

NFL week 6 Who: Pittsburgh Steelers at Los Angeles Chargers When: 8:20 p.m. TV: NBC Records: Steelers (1-4), Chargers (2-3) The line: Chargers by 6 1⁄2 By Joe Reedy The Associated Press CARSON, Calif. — Philip Rivers will be making his 214th straight start when the Los ...

In Keegan they trust: Junior Myrick helps BG hold off Rangers in fourth

Keegan Myrick returned to full-time duty at just the right time for the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Marauders, and it turns out, he had to do double duty, too. Myrick, a junior, had a big night on the ground with two touchdowns as Bishop Guilfoyle hung on for a 20-12 victory over Forest Hills ...

Lafferty scores first goal in Pens’ win

On the ice Tonight: Pittsburgh at Winnipeg, 7 p.m. TV: AT&T SportsNet The Associated Press ST. PAUL, Minn. — Sidney Crosby had a goal and assist, Adam Johnson and Sam Lafferty each scored his first career goal, and the short-handed Pittsburgh Penguins held on to beat the winless ...

Early lead wasted by Red Flash

LORETTO — Saint Francis let one slip away Saturday. The Red Flash led Robert Morris for most of the game, but couldn’t hold a seven-point lead twice in the second half. Saint Francis then missed a short field goal at the end of the first overtime that would have won the game. In the ...

Lady Colts pick up 11th win of season

LORETTO — Northern Cambria improved to 11-1 with a sweep of Bishop Guilfoyle at Saint Francis University Saturday in high school girls volleyball. The Lady Colts topped BG, 25-21, 25-6, 25-18. Lyzee Wilson led BG (9-6) with 15 kills, while Emily Kasun added 23 assists and 10 digs. Raven ...