In all-star sporting events, the term “championship caliber” is thrown around quite liberally.
In tonight’s 33rd annual Lezzer Lumber Football Classic at Mansion Park, the term will take a quite literal meaning.
Both Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic and Central have players in the game who ...
UNIVERSITY PARK — Altoona’s Lindsey Fasolo was one of a number of area players who got to play in the Pennsylvania Softball Coaches Association Hall of Fame Game on Thursday night at Penn State’s Beard Field.
And the recent graduate was happy she did.
“I thought it was a really cool ...
Central Penn Baseball League champion Hollidaysburg was well represented in the 2017 league all-stars that were announced recently.
Hollidaysburg coach Jon Szynal was selected as the coach of the year, and Golden Tigers infielders Lennox Pugh and Cory Storm, and pitcher Sam Servello were ...
Standing 5-foot-7 and weighing in at a modest 150 pounds, Kyle Good gives away a lot in height and weight to opponents on the football field.
But the Altoona Area High School graduate — who led the Mirror coverage region in receptions with 56 for 576 yards (a 10.8 yards-per-catch average) ...
No. Player Team
1 Justin Neff Central Mountain
2 Eli Jacobs Curwensville
2 Jake Stormer (inj.) Saint Joseph’s
3 Jared Hurd Penns Valley
4 Eli Lipscomb Bellefonte
5 Jaiden Boone Bellefonte
6 Jarrett Esposito Brockway
9 Braden Paulenelli DuBois
10 Hunter ...
Shannon McCall has been driving back and forth between Williamsburg and State College to work for the last 11 years. For the last seven, she’s balanced those days with helping raise her son, Jase.
It’s a busy life. But sometimes opportunities present themselves that one has to make time ...
Summertime in Martinsburg looks a lot like the movie “The Sand Lot,” set in 1962, when boys played baseball every night until the street lights came on.
With tree-lined avenues, meticulously manicured lawns, and beautiful community pool, you could almost see Smalls, Squints, Bennie the ...
Matt Musselman is exceedingly familiar with the wrestling program at Claysburg-Kimmel High School.
Musselman became the first PIAA Class 2A state medalist in the school’s history as a junior back in 1987, when he took sixth place at 105 pounds. The next year, in 1988, he became the ...
Name: Jarrett Imler
Athlete of the week achievement: Imler pitched six innings of scoreless ball, scattering six hits while going 1-for-2 at the plate with an RBI in last Monday’s 3-1 win over Huntingdon in the PIAA Class 3A ...
Name: Madison Kline
High school: Cambria Heights
Position: Middle hitter/blocker
College choice: California University of Pennsylvania
Other colleges considered: Pitt-Johnstown, Clarion
Why I picked Cal, Pa.: “I felt like I fit in at the ...
JOHNSTOWN — Friday night’s 47th annual Ken Lantzy Finest 40 All-Star Classic proved to be one last opportunity to show that Bishop Guilfoyle quarterback Josh Trybus and head coach Justin Wheeler will always find a way to win a football game.
After the South all-stars took a 28-14 lead ...
By Philip Cmor
UNIVERSITY PARK — There’s usually a moment of truth for any unlikely sports hero, and Preston Karstetter’s came in the bottom of the second inning of Thursday afternoon’s PIAA Class 3A baseball championship game against Holy Redeemer.
UNIVERSITY PARK — When they finally got to the part of presenting the Central seniors with the PIAA Class 3A baseball trophy at Medlar Field, it looked like the whole team was coming over to accept it.
After all, the Scarlet Dragon roster includes 11 ...
If you’d have asked Josh McKnight back in March to go out and do something on June 15, he would have had to decline.
McKnight, you see, already had other plans.
Although the high school baseball season hadn’t even started, McKnight, who already knew what it took to reach the PIAA ...
Who: Holy Redeemer Royals (4-1, 16-4) vs. Central Scarlet Dragons (6-2, 23-3
Where: Medlar Park at Lubrano Field, University Park
When: Today, 3 p.m.
The coaches: Holy Redeemer—Chris Ritsick (Record unavailable, 13 years overall, 12 years at Holy Redeemer); Central—A.J. Hoenstine ...
Christian Harr was one of former Hollidaysburg wrestling coach Mike Moore’s best wrestlers during Moore’s 15 years with the Golden Tigers.
Now Harr will attempt to fill Moore’s shoes and mentor his own stars.
The Hollidaysburg Area School Board hired Harr as the new varsity wrestling ...
UNIVERSITY PARK — Never a flame-thrower, Jarrett Imler was doing his best impersonation of one of those jugglers who work with lit torches in Monday’s PIAA Class 3A baseball semifinal game.
He kept playing with fire. But he never got burned.
Imler and Central’s pitching stayed red ...
DILLSBURG — Say what you will regarding Steve Conlon’s Bellwood-Antis Blue Devils and how they play the game of baseball, but whether they win, lose or somehow find a way to draw they do keep things mighty, mighty interesting.
Right up until the final out.
And while Monday’s PIAA ...
Shane McGregor began preparing for a coaching career when he was only 6 years old.
He just didn’t realize it.
“Being around my dad (former college basketball coach Bernie McGregor) as a youngster, I learned from him even before I knew I was learning from him,” McGregor said. “I ...
CRESSON — Philipsburg-Osceola’s Maggie Peck, who broke school home run records this season and valiantly pitched in relief against South Park in a PIAA Class 3A state semifinal game at Mount Aloysius, fought hard to hold back the tears.
“Um, I don’t want to cry,” she said. ...