Local Sports

Lewis, Herr capture local Masters events

CRESSON — Vaughn Lewis, whose score was paired with that of Thomas Pieters, won the Summit Country Club Masters event on Sunday. Each club member was matched with one of the pros playing in the final round of the event in Augusta, Ga. Lewis shot a net of 71, which combined with Pieters/ ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: Chadbourn, BG, 10.97; Dull, CR, 11.24; Howe, Ho, 11.24; Rippin, NC, 11.34; Wyland, PC, 11.36 200 dash: Chadbourn, BG, 23.09; Sankey, BG, 23.34; Mitchell, T, 23.40; Maykovich, BC, 23.41; Lawhead, A, 23.54; Rippin, NC, 23.54 400 dash: Howe, Ho, 52.38; Kutchman, CC, 52.94; ...

Pennington gets 200th win

WORCESTER, Mass. — Altoona’s Bobby Pennington reached another milestone with the Colgate tennis program. The Colgate men’s team won at Holy Cross on Saturday, 7-0. With the men's and women's doubleheader victories, Pennington, the head coach of both teams, notched his 200th career ...

Manley savors national title

Altoona’s Cole Manley wasn’t satisfied with the way his high school season ended at the PIAA Class 3A Championships, finishing fifth at 132 following an ultimate tiebreaker loss in the semifinals and a tiebreaker setback in the consolation semifinals. That drove him last Saturday as he ...

Area youth baseball

Altoona Independent ALTOONA INDEPENDENT YOUTH BASEBALL LEAGUE MAJOR LEAGUE W-L Sheetz 1-0 Sylvan Veterinary 1-0 ERA 1-0 Cumming Motors 0-0 Thompson Pharmacy 0-1 Fiore True Value 0-1 Makdad 0-1 RESULTS Sheetz 11, Thompson Pharmacy 1: Multiple hits—Eakins, Meyers ...

Softball coach Teeter stresses academic, athletic success

CRESSON — Mount Aloysius College softball coach Carl Teeter is in his 10th year of coaching the Lady Mounties. Teeter has coached the Lady Mounties to a 221-145 overall record during that time, all the while actively encouraging now 10 teams of Lady Mounties to apply at least as much ...

Kohler heads prevail among Tyrone brothers

BEDFORD — Sometimes a top contender for a district track and field medal might not run into their biggest competition until near the end of the season. Tyrone Area High School’s Joe Kohler sees his every day at the breakfast table. Kohler, the Golden Eagle junior, has emerged as one of ...

Bishop Carroll girls finish as runner-up at United Invite

ARMAGH — Bishop Carroll, Bellwood-Antis, Bishop Guilfoyle and Penn Cambria all competed at the United Invitational on Saturday with the Lady Huskies getting the best finish, taking second out of a 14-team field. The Penn Cambria girls took eighth, followed by Bellwood-Antis in ninth and ...

Tyrone knocks off B-A

BELLWOOD — Tyrone took advantage of three seventh-inning walks and a wild pitch that scored Colson Lewis on the go-ahead run in a 5-4 victory over Bellwood-Antis in high school baseball action Saturday. Kevin Lehner scored two runs and had an RBI for the Golden Eagles. Brendan Kowalski ...

Curve begin year with road victory

HARRISBURG — On a brutally cold night that saw a lot of shaky baseball played by the home team, the visiting Curve turned in a strong, efficient showing from start to finish for a season-opening victory. “We’re going to pitch it, and we’re going to catch it and grind out at-bats,” ...

Espinal overlooked, valuable

HARRISBURG — The start of any minor league baseball season includes frequent — and quite often meaningless — discussions about where so and so falls on a list of prospect rankings. Those are important, and can be a starting point to determine which players to watch for. But in a lot of ...

Thompson, Central knock off Altoona

MARTINSBURG — Kate Thompson pitched a complete-game four-hitter to lead unbeaten Central to a 3-1 victory over visiting Altoona in high school softball action on Friday. Olivia Smith and Tierney Fernandes collected two hits apiece for Central (4-0), while Jen Ritchey and Alana Padula both ...

BG dominates Central

MARTINSBURG — Vincent Good’s team-leading 15 service points, 10 digs and 27 assists were enough to help lead Bishop Guilfoyle past Central in straight sets Thursday in high school boys volleyball, 25-19, 25-8, 25-18. Charles Patterson had 13 kills and 10 service points for the Marauders, ...

’Hawks clinch 2nd seed in division

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Tomahawks have clinched the second seed in the North American Hockey League’s East Division and will face the New Jersey Titans in the first round of the 2017 Robertson Cup Playoffs. The Tomahawks will play the first home playoff contest on Friday, April 14, at ...

Area players in all-star games

HARRISBURG — Several high school basketball players from the area will take part in the 41st annual Pennsylvania vs. Maryland Boys and Girls All-Star Basketball Games this weekend. Three games are slated for Friday and six for Saturday at the Harrisburg Christian Athletic Center. They are ...

College signing

Name: Cameron Norris High school: Central Sport: Football Position: Defensive end/linebacker College choice: Saint Vincent Other colleges considered: Frostburg State, Lycoming, preferred walk-on at Tulane, Richmond, VMI, Saint Francis Why I picked Saint Vincent: “It felt like ...

Golden Tigers turn close game into a rout

According to senior catcher-pitcher Tyler Peterson, the Hollidaysburg Area High School baseball team has underachieved a bit the last couple of years, and it’s left the Golden Tigers feeling they something to prove this season. Wednesday’s game at Mansion Park might serve as a perfect ...

Bellwood’s Gerwert stepping down after 10 years

The basketball family at Bellwood-Antis is losing one of its members because the Brent Gerwert family is getting an additional member. Earlier this week, Gerwert, who has been the head coach for the Blue Devils boys basketball team the past 10 years, turned in his resignation. But it wasn’t ...

Central edges Penn Cambria

CRESSON — Central scored an unearned run in the top of the fourth inning to break a 1-1 tie and went on to edge Penn Cambria, 2-1, in high school softball action on Wednesday. Kaitlyn Thompson pitched four shutout innings in relief of Dylan Claycomb to earn the win. Casey Reese gave up just ...

Kline shines for Cambria Heights

PATTON — Madison Kline won the 300 hurdles, high jump and long jump to lead the Cambria Heights girls past Penn Cambria, 86-55, and McCort, 89-51, in high school track and field on Wednesday. Quinn McElhenny won the 1600 and 3200 runs, and Ashley Burkey won the shot put and discus. The ...