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Scholastic Sports

P-O forfeits final two games; opponents upset

Philipsburg-Osceola announced Monday that its football team would be forfeiting the remaining two games on its schedule at home against Clearfield and on the road at Penns Valley. “It wasn’t anything taken lightly,” Philipsburg-Osceola coach Brian McGonigal said. “After playing ...

Panthers win ICC

LOYSBURG — The Northern Bedford boys cross country team won the Inter-County Conference dual-meet championship, completing an undefeated 15-0 (7-0 ICC) regular season for the second straight season with a 15-50 win over Mount Union Monday. Ian Sherlock, Ian Zimmerman, Josh Strayer, Connor ...

McClellan’s big night helps Altoona top BG on senior night

Ireland McClellan had 15 kills, four blocks, three aces and five digs to lead Altoona past Bishop Guilfoyle, 18-25, 25-22, 25-23, 17-25, 15-13, on senior night at the Altoona Fieldhouse in high school girls volleyball Monday. Julia Savino had 16 digs and Evy Stroup had 23 assists for the Lady ...

In Keegan they trust: Junior Myrick helps BG hold off Rangers in fourth

Keegan Myrick returned to full-time duty at just the right time for the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Marauders, and it turns out, he had to do double duty, too. Myrick, a junior, had a big night on the ground with two touchdowns as Bishop Guilfoyle hung on for a 20-12 victory over Forest Hills ...

Tigers pull away from Eagles in 2nd half

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Tyrone was playing a couple of classes up in its matchup with the 5A Golden Tigers, and it showed as Friday night’s game wore on. The 3A Eagles, behind savvy quarterback Brandon Lucas and slick receiver Damon Gripp — an outstanding junior tandem — moved the ball well ...

Mtn. Lions’ woes continue

Altoona Area High School’s football woes continued Friday night when the Mountain Lions fell to Cumberland Valley, 59-14, on homecoming at Mansion Park. Altoona, winless in the Mid-Penn Conference (0-5) and 1-7 overall, trailed 21-0 after one quarter and 38-0 at the half. The mercy rule ...

Barndt scores four times as Somerset tops PC

SOMERSET — Somerset senior quarterback Brad Barndt accounted for four total touchdowns — three passing, one rushing — and the Golden Eagles routed visiting Penn Cambria 40-7 Friday night. Somerset forced three Panther turnovers, including a 40-yard interception return for a touchdown by ...

Bisons lose again vs. dominant Rams

BEDFORD — Richland dominated from beginning to end, handing the Bedford Bisons their second consecutive loss Friday night. Rams’ sophomore quarterback Kellan Stahl threw five touchdown passes, and senior receiver Caleb Burke hauled in three of them as Richland remained undefeated on the ...

New field, same old Trybus

PATTON — Friday night was supposed to be the sign of new beginnings for the Cambria Heights football team as the Highlanders played their first game ever at the Cambria Heights Athletic Facility. It was. Against rival Central Cambria, the Highlanders carried on their dominant rushing ...

Mustangs knock off unbeaten Raiders

PORTAGE — An explosive second half for Portage’s offense, paired with two key Meyersdale turnovers, resulted in the Mustangs handing the Red Raiders their first loss of the season, 16-7, on Friday. Play of the game: Leading 9-7 in the fourth quarter. Portage defensive end Marcus Douglas ...

Colts fall at home

NORTHERN CAMBRIA— A District 6 Class 1A football playoff bid can be had by the Northern Cambria Colts. They have two weeks to earn it. The Colts need only to finish in the top 12 to attain a first-round playoff berth. They can earn their way into the postseason with victories on Oct. 18 at ...

Red Raiders steamroll over Scarlet Dragons

ROARING SPRING — Veteran Central High School football coach Dave Baker’s quest for a 200th career coaching win was emphatically put on hold for at least one more week. Led by senior running back C.J. Funk’s three first-quarter touchdown runs, Bellefonte scored early and often Friday ...

Bearcats dominate P-O in earning league victory

HUNTINGDON — The Huntingdon Bearcats came out ready to make a statement in their game against visiting Philipsburg-Osceola on Friday night. With a 42-point first half, they did just that, holding the Mounties to just 52 yards of total offense en route to a 56-0 shutout. Play of the game: ...

Rams improve mark to 7-1 with rout of depleted BC

EBENSBURG — A depleted roster for Bishop Carroll proved to be a deciding factor as Penns Valley won its seventh game of the season with ease, 55-12, Friday night in high school football action. Injuries to numerous key positions and to senior leadership left the Huskies looking for anyone ...

Tussey holds off Glendale, remains unbeaten

FLINTON — Leading Glendale 18-0 with the ball to start to the second half, undefeated Tussey Mountain looked to be on its way to an easy win. The Titans lost their third fumble of the game early in the third quarter, which Glendale quickly turned into a touchdown to make it an 18-7 game. ...

Rockets’ defense shines

EVERETT — Southern Huntingdon picked up several big scoring plays and virtually stopped any kind of offense en route to a 40-14 win at Everett Friday. The Rockets ran for 236 yards and four scores, with Kendrel Marino gaining 151 yards on 18 carries with two touchdowns. Everett was ...

JV’s Rupert, Hensor air it out against MV

ALEXANDRIA — Juniata Valley’s offense had a precise aerial attack Friday night, and it was in large part due to seniors playing their last regular season home game. Jacob Hensor and Caden Rupert combined for 200 yards on six completions as the Green Hornets pulled away for a 44-21 win ...

Gutierrez delivers again for Warriors

MORRISDALE — It’s been a rough season for Williamsburg, which took an 0-7 record going into Friday night’s game against 1-6 West Branch. West Branch senior quarterback Ayden Gutierrez, who was recognized before the game for his second straight 1,000-yard season and breaking the ...

State College burned in less than three minutes

STATE COLLEGE — The State College football team suffered its first loss of the season Friday night at home, losing 34-13 to Central Dauphin at the South Track Field. Central Dauphin recorded two defensive touchdowns in a span of 2:30 to blow open an otherwise tightly contested matchup. That ...

NB’s Smith has big night

CLAYSBURG — Claysburg-Kimmel had plenty of chances to put drives together and come away with a few scores in its senior night game against Northern Bedford. However, the Black Panther defense stole those chances away as they came up with three interceptions, recovered four fumbles and gave ...