Igloo meet canceled
By Buck Frank
The name of the meet alone, the Altoona Igloo Track and Field Invitational, suggests the competition will be held in less-than-ideal conditions.
But even the Igloo fell victim to the wintry weather that’s put a deep freeze on ...
By Michael Boytim
In his sophomore year, Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic’s Luke Ruggery led his team to the cusp of a District 6 title, and his performance landed him on the Mirror’s first team all-star squad.
That wasn’t enough.
Ruggery’s work continued the ...
By Michael Boytim
Bellwood-Antis sophomore Alli Campbell amazed people from across the state in leading the Lady Blue Devils to the PIAA Class 2A state championship in Hershey.
She already had the attention of coaches and media from the Altoona Mirror’s ...
Special to the Mirror
JOHNSTOWN — Two players from the Altoona Mirror coverage area played prominent roles in leading their teams to victory in Saturday’s 11th annual AmeriServ Senior Hoops Showcase.
Bishop Carroll’s Alyssa Martinazzi scored eight straight points for Blue to turn a ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Mid-State Mustangs clinched the top seed in its division at the USA Hockey Youth Tier-II 18U 3A National Championships on Saturday.
The Mustangs edged the Quakers, 4-3, with Hollidaysburg’s Ethan Clabaugh scoring the game-winner. Clabaugh assisted on the team’s ...
DERRY — North Allegheny had the Altoona Mountain Lions’ number Saturday at the Derry Invitational, defeating the Lions for their only two-game loss of the afternoon pool play before taking Altoona down again, 25-20, in the tournament semifinals in high school boys volleyball.
The Mountain ...
Collin Noel: Gannon football
Name: Collin Noel
High school: Altoona
Position: Offensive guard
College choice: Gannon University
Other colleges considered: Utica College
Why I picked Gannon “I picked Gannon because it is a great school for ...
Stories about successful football teams can be generated from so many sources, but one avenue that is always traveled in the literary world is that of the family.
You always hear that football is family, and, in the case of the 1962 Altoona Mountain Lion football team, that was a common theme ...
GREEN BAY, Wis. — The Mid-State Mustangs are off to a perfect start in the USA Hockey Youth Tier-II 18U 3A National Championships.
After beating the Springfield Rifles, 6-2, on Thursday night, the Mustangs came back to top the Littleton Hawks, 3-1, on Friday.
Hollidaysburg’s Ethan ...
BELLEFONTE — Landon Fisher singled in Alex Mykut with two outs in the eighth inning to help Huntingdon edge Bellefonte, 4-3, in high school baseball action on Friday.
Jared Showalter’s two-out RBI single in the top of the seventh inning had pushed the game into extra innings. Ben Briggs ...
CLEARFIELD — Callie Maceno homered, singled four times and drove in four runs, and Emily Hamer doubled to go with three singles and a pair of RBIs as Tyrone opened the season with an 18-8 Mountain League win at Clearfield in high school softball on Friday.
Emily Lehman doubled and knocked ...
LEWISTOWN — Altoona’s Jonah Brandt, Jarod Marasco and Casey Rispoli each won a singles match and a doubles match during a doubleheader sweep of Mifflin County in Friday’s high school boys tennis action.
John Keating won doubles matches in both contests, a 5-0 victory and a 4-1 ...
League: Green Division at Holiday Bowl
BOW history: First time
Previous series high: 769
Previous single-game high: 298
Reaction to being BOW: None
The key to my bowling success is: A lot of practice and dedication.
You have been bowling for how ...
FRANK GERHART LANES MEN HIGH SERIES: Aaron Delancey 769, Mike Harpster 758, B.J. Troutman 751, Nick Eckenrode 747, John Slowik Jr. 718, Jim Moore 711, Mark Giordano 709, Chip Helsel 707, Tim Wolchko 700, Joe Ickes 700 HIGH GAMES: Mike Harpster 300, Mike Rodriguez III 290, Joe Ickes 280, Zach ...
LOYSBURG — Cadin Ebersole won the 100- and 200-meter dashes, Ian Zimmerman won the 800- and 1600-meter runs, and Nic Wilburn captured the 110 and 300 hurdles for Northern Bedford as the boys opened the high school track and field season with wins over West Branch (82-66) and Fannett-Metal ...
League: Saturday Night Cosmo at Holiday Bowl
BOW history: Six times
Previous series high: 660
Previous single-game high: 290
Reaction to being BOW: Happy, surprised and relieved to win.
The key to my bowling success is: Practice and listening to my ...
VALENCIA — Hollidaysburg defeated North Allegheny, 3-1, by sweeping the singles competition with wins from Rami Alkhafaji, Rohan Gupta and Anthony Menard in high school boys tennis Wednesday at the Lakevue Racquet Club.
SINGLES: 1, Alkhafaji, H, def. Hoffman, 6-2, 6-3; 2, Gupta, H, def. ...
Saint Francis University will host Special Olympics Pennsylvania’s Central Spring Sectional on April 29 on its campus.
The Central Sectional Spring Games will include about 290 athletes and 120 coaches from 15 counties in central Pennsylvania. Athletes will compete in basketball, track and ...
Bishop Carroll Catholic High School’s PAW Power will hold the seventh annual Athletic Hall of Fame banquet on Saturday at the Crystal Hall in Ebensburg.
This year’s inductees include: Lady Huskies basketball greats Ellen Fasnacht Sloan and Sarah Bradley Yeager; football standout James ...
Altoona opened the season by cruising past Hollidaysburg, 122-28, in high school boys track and field action at Mansion Park on Tuesday.
Treyvaun Toney (110-meter hurdles and 300 hurdles) and Greg Williams (1600 and 3200 runs) were double winners for the Mountain Lions.
Altoona defeated ...