Standing 6-foot-5, Bishop Carroll Catholic High School sophomore forward Nolan Burk possesses a wide wing span and a knack of getting himself open on the low block.
He’s an excellent rebounder who is also an inviting target for Carroll’s playmakers to feed the ball to underneath the ...
The Penn State football team has been loading up on kicking specialists this recruiting cycle, and, on Monday, reached into Blair County for one of the best in the state: Hollidaysburg Area High School’s Vlad Hilling.
Hilling, the Golden Tigers’ Class 5A all-state place-kicker, gave a ...
HOLLIDAYSBURG — Shani Evans is confident Hollidaysburg Area swimming fans have yet to see her best.
That’s because she’s already done it half a world away.
After spending the last two years in Israel, Evans is back making waves in the United States. She continued to do that on senior ...
Name: Kai Burkett
School: Chestnut Ridge
Athlete of the week achievement: Burkett, the No. 4 seed, won the 106-pound championship, beating the top two seeds, in the Thomas Chevrolet Tournament at Bedford. He helped Ridge claim the team ...
Name: Sydney Reffner
School: Everett Area
Athlete of the week achievement: Reffner scored 44 points, grabbed 21 rebounds and had 16 assists combined in wins over Bedford, Chestnut Ridge and Southern Huntingdon.
Season update: Reffner ...
LORETTO — Saint Francis had tried to shake Bryant through the first two-and-a-half quarters of play but couldn’t quite put them away.
Things took a turn in the third quarter as some sloppy and chippy play led to some questionable calls at both ends of the floor which in turn led to ...
Chestnut Ridge’s Jared McGill is an impressive 27-0, and he is the only undefeated starting wrestler left in the Mirror coverage area.
Even his teammate and returning state champion Justin McCoy has a loss this season.
The junior has placed twice at the PIAA Championships, taking fourth ...
As New Years’ resolutions begin to fade from our mind, there is one that I think is worth some re-commitment. It’s the concept that our attitude dictates our happiness, and, in fact makes an impact on those around us as well.
It’s not a new idea. Rev. Norman Vincent Peale first ...
Hollidaysburg’s Vlad Hilling was recently named a first-team all-state kicker by the Pennsylvania Football News.
Hilling, a senior who committed to Penn State on Monday night, made the 5-A first-team for his efforts during 2017 fall season. The Golden Tigers beat Grove City in the ...
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Tom Brady wore a black wool stocking cap and a big smile. Bill Belichick sported a full suit.
The guy in the shark costume, well, he was just trying to not wear out his welcome.
The New England Patriots were the first team on stage Monday at Super Bowl opening night, the ...
DETROIT — The Detroit Pistons were finalizing a trade Monday night to acquire star forward Blake Griffin from the Los Angeles Clippers, according to a person with knowledge of the deal.
The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the trade had not been announced. The Pistons would ...
This Saturday’s 8 p.m. clash between Penn State and Ohio State at Rec Hall has been highly anticipated among wrestling fans for a long time.
Depending upon what polls you follow, they are either first or second in all of them.
Some had been predicting the Buckeyes would be the team that ...
HUNTINGDON — The Huntingdon boys took first place in every event during a 112-43 win over Cambria Heights in high school swimming action on Monday.
Ben Atherton (100-yard butterfly, 100 backstroke) was the lone double-winner for the Bearcats.
The Huntingdon girls won, 93-75, with Haley ...
Williamsburg has been churning out an incredible amount of basketball talent for a school its size over the past 60-plus years, and Rashadd Knorr, with his flashy handle and sweet, soft-shooting touch, is a fitting heir to the tradition that has come before him.
In one aspect, though, Knorr ...
Anyone want to venture a guess the last time a Mountain League boys team won a District 6 basketball championship?
You have to go all the way back to 2010. That year, Penns Valley knocked off Cambria Heights for the D6-2A crown.
Since then, the Laurel Highlands Conference has dominated the ...
Bishop Carroll at Bishop Guilfoyle
Huskies need to win this to stay in LHAC Section 1 championship hunt.
Altoona at Central Mountain
Mountain Lions venture to Mill Hall looking for a season-turning win.
Bishop McCort at Hollidaysburg
Despite injuries, Tigers ...
District 5-6-8-9-10 Class 6A/5A/4A
Team Record LW
1. State College 16-1 1
2. McDowell 14-3 2
3. Allderdice 14-2 3
4. Carrick 14-3 4
5. Huntingdon 15-2 NR
District 5-6 Class 3A
1. Richland 16-1 1
2. Ligonier Valley 14-4 2
3. Chestnut Ridge 10-4 5
4. Central ...
JOHNSTOWN — Exactly 28 local high school football players were honored on Sunday at the 47th annual Southern Alleghenies Football Coaches Association banquet, which was held at the Richland Township Fire Hall.
The event honored players and coaches for their achievements during the 2017 ...