Athlete of the Week

Bauer delivers for Lady Devils

Name: Jenna Bauer School: Central Cambria Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Volleyball Athlete of the week achievement: Bauer delivered 47 kills and 38 service points in three dual matches and helped lead her team to the Derry Invitational championship with 41 kills and 22 service ...

Bezek passing the test for CC

Name: Justin Bezek School: Central Cambria Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Bezek completed 17-of-24 passes for 233 yards and three touchdowns with no interceptions in Central Cambria’s 28-18 victory over Penn Cambria. Season update: ...

Thomas has big soccer dreams

Name: Amber Thomas School: Bedford Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: Thomas scored four goals, including three unassisted, in an 11-1 win over Bishop Carroll and scored four goals and assisted on five others in a 12-2 victory over Penn Cambria. ...

Johnston gets involved on offense

Name: Corey Johnston School: Bellwood-Antis student; Tyrone Area athlete Age: 15 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: Johnston played a part in all four scores with two goals and two assists in Tyrone’s 4-3 win over Philipsburg-Osceola, and also scored ...

Lady Lion off to good start

Name: Jess Stevens School: Altoona Area High School Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Tennis Athlete of the week achievement: Playing No. 1 singles for the Lady Lions Stevens won four matches in straight sets against Mifflin County, Huntingdon, Hollidaysburg and Central Mountain. She only ...

Bearcats rushes past opponents

Name: Ian Border School: Huntingdon Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week accomplishment: Border rushed for 122 yards and three touchdowns on 25 carries and also took an interception back 55 yards for a touchdown in a 52-31 win at Bellefonte on Friday ...

Petucci off to strong start

Name: Tyler Petucci School: Altoona Area Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Petucci accounted for 240 yards of total offense and had a hand in four touchdowns in Altoona’s 35-34 come-from-behind victory over Allderdice in its season-opener on ...

Male Athlete of Week: Ferguson’s attitude a big plus

Name: Andrew Ferguson School: Tyrone Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Golf Athlete of the week achievement: Ferguson opened the high school golf season by shooting a 1-under par 71 at the Penn State Blue Course to claim the Happy Valley Invitational individual title. Ferguson’s score ...

Imler sacrifices for team

Name: Jarrett Imler School: Central Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Baseball 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 ...

Lucas continues producing

Name: Maddie Lucas School: Philipsburg-Osceola Age: 16 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: Lucas was 4-for-4 with two doubles, a run and an RBI in Thursday’s 6-2 PIAA Class A quarterfinal win over Deer Lakes. Season update: Lucas is hitting .565 with ...

Briggs gets hot in playoffs

Name: Ben Briggs School: Huntingdon Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Baseball Athlete of the week achievement: Briggs went 6-for-9 with three doubles and four RBIs in PIAA Class 3A playoff wins against Mount Pleasant and Sharpsville. He was the winning pitcher in the Sharpsville game, ...

Mulhollen, Glendale savor D6 title

Name: Lexi Mulhollen School: Glendale Age: 15 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: Mulhollen went 1-for-3 with a home run and scored the winning run in the bottom of the seventh inning as Glendale beat Claysburg-Kimmel, 5-4, in the District 6 Class 1A ...

Harris strong for Mounties

Name: Kamryn Harris School: Philipsburg-Osceola Age: 16 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: Harris fired a no-hitter with 10 strikeouts and no walks and ended a 10-0 District 6 Class 3A quarterfinal win over West Shamokin with a two-run homer for her ...

Team player comes up big

Name: Tyler Treese School: Hollidaysburg Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Baseball Athlete of the week achievement: Treese hit a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning to account for the only scoring in Hollidaysburg’s 2-0 District 6 Class 5A championship game ...

Swogger, Hoenstine earn Mirror’s top honors

Ali Wyland was moved to tears even as she left her seat to approach the stage. “Sorry,” the multi-sport Hollidaysburg Area senior standout said through a half-sob after receiving the Erin Dodson Award — representative of the best volleyball player in the area — from the late Dodson’s ...

Ketterman helps Everett

Name: Stefanie Ketterman School: Everett Area Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Track and field Athlete of the week achievement: Ketterman won the high, long and triple jumps in the District 5 Class 2A Championships and led the Lady Warriors to the team title. She was also part of the ...

Smith slugging at Central

Name: Chase Smith School: Central Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Baseball Athlete of the week achievement: Smith went 3-for-3 with a triple, a run scored and four RBIs in a 10-9 victory over Forest Hills. His bases-loaded single in the bottom of the eighth inning was the ...

Claysburg-Kimmel coach loves Morgan’s versatility

Name: Keyara Morgan School: Claysburg-Kimmel Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: Morgan went 5-for-12 and knocked in seven runs in Claysburg-Kimmel’s three victories — 10-3 over Moshannon Valley, 11-10 over Bellwood-Antis and 11-1 over ...

Ronan continues strong baseball year for Panthers

Name: Mason Ronan School: Penn Cambria Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Baseball Athlete of the week achievement: Ronan threw 10 innings and gave up only one hit, no runs and struck out 23. Adding in the completion of a suspended game, he was 3-0 as Penn Cambria swept Bishop Carroll ...

Hampton leading Bedford

Name: Jess Hampton School: Bedford Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Tennis Athlete of the week achievement: Hampton won three matches on Tuesday to claim the District 6 Class 2A singles title. He then won No. 1 singles matches on Wednesday vs. HOPE for Hyndman and Thursday vs. Somerset as ...