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Rand, Green Hornets run over West Branch

ALEXANDRIA — Juniata Valley wasn’t able to be as versatile offensively as it has been all season thanks to a steady downpour and cold temperatures Friday at A.R. Simkins Field. So the Green Hornets just went back to doing what they do best. Jaxson Rand rushed for 234 yards and four ...

NB grounds out win over Vikings

FLINTON — It started raining harder and the temperature dipped below 40 degrees at Glendale’s Dr. Roy F. Baker Athletic Field. It wasn’t good weather for passing, and neither Glendale nor Northern Bedford could get a passing game going. So the Black Panthers’ running attack took ...

Triple option carries Tussey

HOUTZDALE – Football analysts always say the triple option is one of the hardest offenses to plan for and defend. Tussey Mountain ran it to near perfection in a 42-7 victory over Moshannon Valley on Friday night to close out the regular season. “We were trying to get the dive phase, the ...

Warriors make a stand vs. C-K

CLAYSBURG — With 8 minutes to go in the game, the Everett defense was faced with trying to stop a Claysburg-Kimmel offense that was desperate for a score. On a fourth-and-7 from the Everett 13, the Warriors surrendered just 3 yards to C-K back Zach Claycomb to get the ball back on ...

Safety set to return Sunday for Steelers

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Morgan Burnett is just happy to be back on the field. The veteran safety will play Sunday at home against Cleveland after missing the previous four games with a groin injury. “It’s good to get back into the flow of things and get back ...

Pitt, Duke both looking for key win

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh head coach Pat Narduzzi has been around long enough to know an NFL-caliber player when he sees one. And he sees one in Duke’s senior quarterback Daniel Jones. An up close look awaits Saturday when Jones and the Blue Devils (5-2, 1-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) visit ...

Bobcats advance to finals of national tournament

XENIA, Ohio — The Blair County Christian School boys soccer team advanced to the finals of the National Christian School Athletic Association Division III Tournament. The Bobcats defeated Portersville Christian of Pa., 3-0, in the semifinals on Friday and will play Genoa Christian of Ohio ...

Shaulis, Golden Eagles oust Hollidaysburg boys

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Thursday night was a special night for Tyrone Area High School senior soccer standout Owen Shaulis. Tyrone won its first playoff game in Shaulis’ four-year career, advanced to the district championship game in doing so, and Shaulis had a lion-sized hand in the ...

Gwinn’s goal lifts ’Cats

Amanda Gwinn scored with only 57 seconds remaining to give the Huntingdon Lady Bearcats a 3-2 victory over Penn Cambria in the District 6 Class 2A soccer quarterfinals Thursday night at Mansion Park. Although the game appeared headed for overtime, Huntingdon coach Mike Armstrong wasn’t ...

Huntingdon, Tyrone clash with playoffs on line

Tyrone’s annual football game with Huntingdon is one of the biggest rivalry matchups of the season for both programs. That rivalry game takes on an added dimension tonight, as the winner gets the inside track at the fourth and final playoff spot in the District 6 Class 3A field. Tyrone ...

Friday Live Football Scoreboard

AREA Bedford 32, Johnstown 20 (FINAL) Bellwood-Antis 42, Southern Huntingdon 20 (FINAL) Clearfield 49, Bishop Carroll 0 (FINAL) Bishop Guilfoyle 28, Bishop McCort 13 (FINAL) Everett 12, Claysburg-Kimmel 6 (FINAL) Harrisburg 52, Altoona 3 (FINAL) Hollidaysburg 42, Central 0 ...

Huntingdon survives Rams in playoff thriller

When the Huntingdon and Penns Valley boys soccer teams get together, regulation time has been little more than a lengthy warmup for the two Mountain League schools. For the third time this season, the two teams needed overtime to determine a winner. Huntingdon won the two regular season games ...

Highlanders defeated in shootout

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Two crucial saves in the shootout by freshman goalkeeper Nick Singer sealed the win Thursday night, 4-3, as No. 6 Forest Hills earned its first playoff win in program history. With both teams tied at two a piece after regulation and two periods of overtime, Singer denied ...

Lady Devils capture LHAC title

SIDMAN — Momentum is a key part of sports, especially volleyball. That proved to be true in Thursday night’s LHAC championship game. With Central Cambria and Bishop Carroll tied one set apiece, the Lady Huskies rattled off six straight points to pull within one point of tying set three. ...

Bedford edges Ridge in semis

BEDFORD — Logan LaMarche connected on the game’s only goal 6:09 into the first overtime to lift Bedford over Chestnut Ridge in the District 5 Class 2A high school boys soccer semifinals Thursday. Zach Kachman assisted on the goal. “Both teams played with a ton of heart,” Bedford ...

Ridge takes down top-seeded Windber

WINDBER — Chestnut Ridge knocked off top-seeded Windber in the District 5 Class 2A girls volleyball semifinals on Thursday at Windber Area High School. Ridge, the No. 4 seed, won in three sets, 25-19, 27-25, 25-16. The Lady Lions will now face No. 2 seed North Star in the championship match ...

Tyrone defeats B-A

TYRONE — Tyrone swept Bellwood-Antis, 25-15, 25-16, 25-11, in its regular-season finale in high school girls volleyball Thursday. Kylee Gooding had 12 kills, five aces and eight service points for Tyrone, and Miranda Goodman had 11 service points and 23 assists for the Lady ...

Running into a mirror image: Similiar squads clash when Colts meet Mustangs

The Heritage Conference and WestPAC crossover games in the final week of the regular season are supposed to pit similarly-skilled teams together. But when Northern Cambria arrives at Portage for its game Friday, it may seem as though the Colts are looking at a mirror image of ...

McCort takes charge in second half vs. Carroll

It’s not how you start, but how you finish. The Bishop McCort boys soccer team used a strong finish to score three straight goals late in the second half, as the Crushers broke a 1-1 tie and went on to log a 4-1 victory over Bishop Carroll in a District 6 Class 1A semifinal playoff game ...

Brown scores eight goals as Bedford crushes FH

BEDFORD — Jenna Brown scored eight goals and assisted on three others as the Bedford offense exploded onto the postseason scene with 15-1 win over Forest Hills in the District 6 Class 2A quarterfinals Wednesday evening. Amber Thomas scored four more goals and totaled five ...