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Athlete of the Week

Dumm is strong in big games

Name: Camryn Dumm School: Northern Cambria Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Volleyball Athlete of the week achievement: Dumm recorded 14 service points, including seven in the final set, in a four-set victory over Fort Cherry in the PIAA first round. She had nine service points and five ...

Lucko the go-to guy for Tussey

Name: Kaden Lucko School: Tussey Mountain Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Lucko rushed for 118 yards and two touchdowns and led the Titans to a 28-23 victory over Northern Bedford in the District 5 Class 1A championship game. Season update: ...

Tigers love Bell’s versatility

Name: Alyssa Bell School: Hollidaysburg Area Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: Bell had a goal and two assists in a 5-3 District 6 Class 3A championship win over Bellefonte and scored two goals in a 4-3 win over Bradford in the District 6-9 ...

Kravetz gets offense going

Name: Austin Kravetz School: Altoona Area Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: Kravetz scored two goals in Altoona’s 4-2 District 6 Class 4A championship win over State College. He also had a goal and an assist in the Mountain Lions’ 2-0 victory ...

Athlete of the week: Kuntz running like a veteran

Name: Stella Kuntz School: Central Cambria Age: 15 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Cross country Athlete of the week achievement: Kuntz won the District 6 Class 2A individual race and also led the Lady Red Devils to the team title. Season update: Kuntz and the Central Cambria team ...

Athlete of the week: Zimmerman gets three-peat

Name: Ian Zimmerman School: Northern Bedford County Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Cross country Athlete of the week achievement: Zimmerman three-peated as the District 5 Class 1A cross country champion and led his team to the team title as well. Season update: Zimmerman will ...

Shaffer hitting her stride

Name: Lauren Shaffer School: Portage Area Age: 16 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Cross country Athlete of the week achievement: Shaffer placed first among 187 Class 1A and 2A runners at the Tri-State Track Coaches Association Cross Country Meet at California, Pa. When including Class 3A ...

Myrick making an impact

Name: Keegan Myrick School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Myrick led a fourth-quarter comeback in BG’s 20-14 victory over previously unbeaten Chestnut Ridge. He rushed for 192 yards, two touchdowns — including ...

Female Athlete of the Week: Ruhlman makes it a 3-peat

Name: Emily Ruhlman School: Bedford Area Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Tennis Athlete of the week achievement: Ruhlman won the District 5 singles tennis championship for the third time. She also won at No. 1 singles in both the semifinals and finals of the District 5 team tournament. ...

Male Athlete of the Week: Hudkins sets standard at BC

Name: Jackson Hudkins School: Bishop Carroll Catholic Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: Hudkins became the program’s all-time leading goal scorer — he now has 64. He had two unassisted goals in a 4-2 win over United, had two goals, including the ...

Miksich’s work pays off

Name: Cassidy Miksich School: Tyrone Area Age: 14 Grade: Freshman Sport: Golf Athlete of the week achievement: Miksich won the District 6 Class 2A individual championship at Windber Country Club by shooting an 83 and then winning a one-hole playoff by making par. Season update: ...

Bender on impressive run

Name: Ky Bender School: Philipsburg-Osceola Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Golf Athlete of the week achievement: Bender won the District 6 Class 2A individual golf championship at Scotch Valley Country Club with a round of 77 and also led the Mounties to the team title. Season ...

Athlete of the week: Johnston, Vikes on the rise

Name: Cory Johnston School: Glendale Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Johnston rushed for 135 yards and two touchdowns and caught five passes in Glendale’s win at Southern Huntingdon. He also had eight tackles on defense, including three ...

Athlete of the week: Berkheimer, AAHS thriving

Name: Darrian Berkheimer School: Altoona Area Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: Berkheimer delivered two assists and a goal in a 4-1 win at State College and scored an unassisted goal as Altoona knocked off previously unbeaten Conemaugh Township, ...

Rinker leading Lady Lions

Name: Alese Rinker School: Altoona Area Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Tennis Athlete of the week achievement: Rinker won at No. 1 singles in helping Altoona sweep Hollidaysburg, 5-0. She also won at No. 1 singles against Central Mountain and Mifflin County in helping the Lady ...

Pfister does it all for Ridge

Name: Logan Pfister School: Chestnut Ridge Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Pfister ran for 129 yards on 15 carries and scored three touchdowns, and he was 7-of-12 passing for 193 yards and a touchdown in a 39-14 win over Cambria Heights. He ...

Athlete of Week: Trybus among top FBs ever at CH

Name: Tyler Trybus School: Cambria Heights Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Trybus ran for 177 yards on 35 carries and scored twice to help the Highlanders knock off Bishop McCort, 37-15, in Johnstown. Season update: Trybus has carried the ball ...

Athlete of Week: Sikora ‘team leader, role model’

Name: Jaylee Sikora School: Central Cambria Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Golf Athlete of the week achievement: Sikora continued her successful season by shooting a 40 and earning medalist honors as CC beat Penn Cambria and Hollidaysburg at Summit Country Club. Season update: Sikora ...

Hogan leads Colts to title

Name: Maggie Hogan School: Northern Cambria Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Volleyball Athlete of the week achievement: Hogan had four kills and six digs in the final match to help the Lady Colts to a 25-15 win over Central Cambria in the Northern Cambria Tournament championship. Coach Mike ...

Kitt’s leadership is special

Name: Braden Kitt School: Central Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Scored two touchdowns in team’s 12-7 win over Tyrone to improve to 2-0. He passed for 130 yards and rushed for 66 yards. He accounted for 196 of his team’s 208 yards of ...