Special to the Mirror
SIDMAN — The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic girls were looking to secure their fourth LHAC Section 1 title in the last five years. But the Lady Marauders had to do it on the road in front of a capacity crowd at Forest Hills, where the Lady Rangers have won 18 straight home ...
Name: Matt Holsinger
School: Central Cambria
Athlete of the week achievement: Holsinger delivered 13 points, 13 rebounds and four blocks in a 67-60 victory over Bishop Carroll and had 23 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks in an 84-49 win over ...
Name: Alexis Whysong
School: Altoona Area
Athlete of the week achievement: Whysong won the all-around and also placed first in the vault and the beam, and was second on the bars and floor while leading Altoona to the team title in ...
Name: Allison Shuke
School: Bedford Area
Athlete of the week achievement: Shuke scored 15 points in a 50-32 victory over Richland and then fired in 32 points the Lady ...
A day ahead of schedule, District 6 has unveiled this year’s much-expanded basketball playoff schedule for classes 4A, 3A, 2A and 1A.
The brackets in classes 6A and 5A should be out on Thursday morning.
As expected, the Altoona Mirror had three top-seeded schools in the smaller-school ...
MARTINSBURG — The crowd inside Central’s gymnasium Monday night certainly didn’t boo when players other than Hannah Johnston scored, but the cheers were certainly a few decibels louder when she did make a basket.
Johnston’s teammates counted each of her points on the bench and hung ...
STORRS, Conn. — Add 100 consecutive wins to the UConn Huskies’ long list of milestones.
Given the team’s glitzier numbers linked to national championships, 11 titles and counting, it may seem ho-hum with no added significance. Geno Auriemma’s squad already owns the longest winning ...
LORETTO — Ace Harrison’s career day was not enough as Wagner placed four players in double figures and shot 53 percent for the game in handing Saint Francis its second straight loss, 87-71, on Monday night at DeGol Arena.
Harrison scored 25 points, grabbed 16 rebounds and had eight steals ...
PSU at Nebraska men
Tipoff: 8 p.m. Pinnacle Bank Arena
Records: Penn State (14-12, 6-7 Big Ten); Nebraska (10-14, 4-8)
Coaches: Patrick Chambers is 86-103 in his sixth season at Penn State and 128-131 in eight seasons overall. Tim Miles is 73-81 in his fifth season at Nebraska and 356-301 ...
HOUTZDALE — Jake Murawski scored 32 points, and Connor Holobinko added 24 points as Moshannon Valley crushed Curwensville, 68-42, on Monday night in high school boys basketball action to wrap up an undefeated season in the Moshannon Valley League.
CURWENSVILLE (42): Barrett 4 2-2 12, Terry ...
CRESSON — With time ticking down in the fourth quarter, Penn Cambria missed an open 3-point shot that would have tied the game. But after a jump ball returned possession to the Lady Panthers, Central Cambria did not let them get another shot off.
McKenna Hayward came up with a ...
The Central High School boys basketball team has benefited from a lot of experience this season — year-round experience.
The Scarlet Dragons start four seniors who were returning starters from last year’s 12-11 team, and all the Central players participate in basketball 12 months of the ...
CRESSON — The point-building phase is done for most of the teams, and District 6 board members met on Saturday morning at the Penn Cambria School District Administrative Offices to go through the work of putting together this year’s playoff schedule.
While it won’t be released ...
Johnstown at Altoona
Mountain Lions try to avenge tough loss to Trojans in Johnstown earlier this season
Williamsburg at Central Cambria
Rare Inter-County Conference vs. LHAC regular-season clash.
McConnellsburg at Everett
Surging Warriors try to upend ICC ...
Noah Davis was named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West men’s basketball player of the week for his efforts on the Seton Hill college basketball team. Meanwhile, his brother Nathan was named the PSAC West’s Freshman of the Week.
It is the second time the Bellwood-Antis ...
District 5-6-8-9-10 Class 6A/5A/4A
Team Record LW
1. State College 17-4 1
2. McDowell 13-8 2
3. Allderdice 13-8 3
4. Hollidaysburg 13-6 5
5. Obama 12-7 NR
District 5-6 Class 3A
Team Record LW
1. Richland 17-4 2
2. Juniata 17-4 1
3. Ligonier Valley 17-5 4
CRESSON — Ebensburg natives Katie and Josh Bracken both fell in love with Mount Aloysius College and Mountie athletics, but their individual paths there started in very different places.
Both standout student-athletes, Josh graduated last year after a great baseball career. His sister, ...
LEWISTOWN — In what could be a preview of the District 6 Class 6A girls basketball final, Mifflin County and Altoona squared off Saturday evening in a battle between the top two seeds in the district.
The currently second-seeded Lady Lions grabbed the momentum early with a 20-9 ...
CHAMPAIGN, Ill. — Champaign hasn’t always been the kindest road location for Penn State, but that changed Saturday with the Nittany Lions’ 83-70 win over Illinois.
It was Penn State’s first win in Champaign since the 2008-09 season.
Payton Banks tied his career-high with 24 points ...
PITTSBURGH — Michael Young spent his first three seasons at Pittsburgh firmly planted in the post, his back to the basket and the defender at his mercy.
It made for a seemingly never-ending string of double-doubles but did little to boost his prospects as a professional. So Young spent the ...