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Golden Eagles suffer fifth straight setback

Special to the Mirror SPRING MILLS — The Tyrone football team dropped its fifth game in a row Friday night, falling to Penns Valley, 13-7, in a Mountain League matchup. The Golden Eagles, who started the year 4-0, find themselves 4-5 heading home for the regular-season finale against ...

Maul’s catch seals victory for Cambria Heights

BEDFORD — Ryan Bearer, Cambria Heights’ primary passing quarterback this season, had completed just 10 throws through the Highlanders’ first eight games. Bearer nearly doubled that number Friday, going 9-for-12, and none of them were bigger than his 12-yard connection to Damon Maul on ...

Hudy uses his legs, arm to run ’Cats past Dragons

By John Hartsock jhartsock@altoonamirror.com HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon had plenty of incentive and the Bearcats were on a mission Friday night. It showed. Huntingdon stayed alive in the District 6 Class 3A playoff race by riding senior quarterback Andrew Hudy’s arm and legs to a 52-18 ...

Skopic kicks Trojans to first victory

MOUNT UNION — As the Mount Union offense lined up for the last play of the game, the Trojans trailed 14-12 against Moshannon Valley, and both teams knew that one swing of Trojans’ kicker Trevor Skopic’s leg would determine the outcome of the game. As the ball was hiked and placed in ...

P-O loses numbers game

By Ron Bracken For the Mirror CLEARFIELD — Using statistics to tell the story of a game is usually risky business. Numbers can be misleading. But not Friday night, not here at the Clearfield-Philipsburg-Osceola game. This time the numbers painted a vivid picture of what happened in ...

PC struggles on offense

JOHNSTOWN — Penn Cambria had a rough night on Friday at Richland High School. The Panthers got a big play early from their defense, but could not capitalize on it. That was indicative of how the night went for Penn Cambria, as the Panthers managed only 64 yards of total offense in a 36-0 ...

BC drops seventh game

By Calem Illig For the Mirror EBENSBURG -- It was a tough night for Bishop Carroll Friday as the Huskies gave up 448 total yards to Bellefonte and dropped its seventh game of the season, 63-14. Although his team was forced with a daunting task in facing an explosive Red Raiders offense, ...

Altoona boys, girls facing State College

Altoona and State College are set for a girls-boys doubleheader for the District 6 Class 4A soccer championships. The Altoona girls, the top seed, will face second-seeded State College at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 at Saint Francis University in the final. The game will be followed by the ...

Ridge looks to stay unbeaten vs. Guilfoyle

The Chestnut Ridge High School football team has had a special season this fall. The Lions carry an 8-0 overall and conference record into tonight’s 7 p.m. Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference matchup with Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic at Mansion Park, and Ridge coach Max Shoemaker said that ...

McCort runs past Central Cambria

JOHNSTOWN — Bishop McCort kept its playoff hopes alive Thursday night with a 32-14 win over Central Cambria. Entering Thursday’s match, the Crushers sat in 12th place in District 6 Class A standings. The top 12 teams under the Class A classification qualify for the playoffs, leaving ...

Friday Live Football Scoreboard

AREA State College 49, Altoona 14 (FINAL) Bellefonte 63, Bishop Carroll 14 (FINAL) Berlin Brothersvalley 38, Blacklick Valley 8 (FINAL) Cambria Heights 13, Bedford 7 (FINAL) Huntingdon 52, Central 18 (FINAL) Bishop Guilfoyle 12, Chestnut Ridge 0 (FINAL) Portage 42, Conemaugh Valley 14 ...

Penguins shut out Maple Leafs on road

TORONTO — Matt Murray and the Pittsburgh Penguins slowed down Auston Matthews and the Toronto Maple Leafs. Murray made 38 saves for his first shutout of the season and Pittsburgh snapped Toronto’s winning streak at five games with a stifling 3-0 victory Thursday night. Evgeni Malkin had ...

CC sweeps past Hollidaysburg

EBENSBURG — Jenna Bauer had 13 kills and 19 digs as Central Cambria swept Hollidaysburg, 25-11, 25-18, 25-21, in high school girls volleyball action on Thursday night. Emily Muffie led the Lady Devils in digs with 23, Leah Bracken had 29 assists, Liz Bopp posted five blocks, and Ashley ...

Thomas hits another milestone for unbeaten Bedford

JOHNSTOWN — Bedford’s Amber Thomas scored her 100th career goal earlier this season, and now she has 100 career assists. Thomas’ first of three assists Thursday night was her 100th career, and she also scored four goals in Bedford’s 8-0 rout of Richland in high school girls ...

Altoona boys earn eighth-place finish

CALIFORNIA — The Altoona Area High School boys cross country team finished in eighth place out of 28 schools with 275 team points on Thursday at the Tri-State Coaches Association Invitational meet held at California (Pa.) Unversity. Brayden Henninger was the Mountain Lions’ top ...

Tyrone notches win

HUNTINGDON — Alex Taylor scored on an assist from Owen Shaulis in the first half for the game’s only goal as Tyrone defeated Huntingdon, 1-0, in Mountain League boys soccer action on Thursday. Tyrone improved its record to 6-7, while Huntingdon fell to 8-3-2. SCORE BY HALVES Tyrone 1 ...

Westmont wins tennis title

EBENSBURG — No. 2 seeded Westmont Hilltop knocked off defending champion and top-seeded Central Cambria, 3-2, on Thursday at the Ebensburg Tennis Center to win the District 6 Class 2A team championship. Westmont Hilltop, which had gone three years without a title, will begin inter-district ...

Holtz, Sheredy, Constable, Gray win Summit four-player scramble

CRESSON — The team of Tim Holtz, Eddie Sheredy, Joel Constable and Chris Gray combined for a team score of 60 to win the Distinctive Human Services four-player scramble benefit tournament held on Monday, Oct. 15 at Summit Country Club. Coming in second place with a score of 61 was the ...

Red Devils are tops at LHAC meet

EBENSBURG — The Central Cambria High School boys and girls cross country teams captured team honors on Wednesday at the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference championships. On the boys side, Central Cambria’s top runner was Ike Haycisak, who took third in 17:14.4. On the girls side, ...

BC girls up mark to 16-0

EBENSBURG — Kayla Repko had 15 assists and 10 service points, while Kate Yahner scored 28 digs and 10 kills to lead unbeaten Bishop Carroll to a 25-18, 25-17, 25-18 sweep of Bishop McCort in high school girls volleyball Wednesday night. Carroll is now 16-0. Maddie Murphy had team-leading ...