Athlete of the Week

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 ...

Peck comes up big for P-O

Name: Maggie Peck School: Philipsburg-Osceola Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: Peck homered for the only run in a 1-0 win against DuBois on Tuesday. Peck hit another home run in Thursday’s 19-9 victory against previously-once-beaten Central, ...

Hensor more than just baseball

Name: Bryce Hensor School: Juniata Valley Age: 19 Grade: Senior Sport: Baseball Athlete of the week achievement: Hensor was 2-for-3 with two runs and two RBIs in a 5-4 win over Mount Union, he was 1-for-2 with a run in an 8-0 win over Williamsburg, he went 2-for-3 with a run, three ...

Slam highlight of Feathers’ week

Name: Cameryn Feathers School: Central Age: 15 Grade: Freshman Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: Feathers had a double and an RBI in a 10-3 win over Claysburg-Kimmel, collected two hits — including a homer — and two RBIs in a 10-0 win over Tyrone and hit a go-ahead ...

McElwain makes hard work pay off

Name: Saige McElwain School: Bellwood-Antis Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: McElwain hit a solo homer in a 4-2 win over Cambria Heights on Monday, she homered, tripled and drove in a run in a 13-5 win against Juniata Valley on Tuesday, and she ...

Petrunak’s passion propels Portage

Name: Scott Petrunak School: Portage Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Baseball Athlete of the week achievement: Petrunak went 3-for-5 with a double and four RBIs in a 14-3 win over Windber on Tuesday, he was 2-for-2 with a double, four runs and three RBIs and pitched a five-hitter while ...

Garver shows versatility

Name: Courtney Garver School: Claysburg-Kimmel Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: Garver drove in two runs in a 12-2 win over Williamsburg on Monday, she pitched a complete-game five-hitter in a 6-4 win over Bellwood-Antis on Tuesday, and she was ...

Good doing well for BG

Name: Vincent Good School: Bishop Guilfoyle Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Volleyball Athlete of the week achievement: Good had 82 assists, 38 service points, 14 aces, 10 digs and five kills as Bishop Guilfoyle defeated Altoona, 25-22, 25-11, 17-25, 24-26, 15-13, on Tuesday and West ...

Krug’s work pays off for BC

Name: Britt Krug School: Bishop Carroll Catholic Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Track and field Athlete of the week achievement: Placed first in the javelin and shot put and finished third in the discus in helping the BC girls take second at the United Invitational. She also won ...

Stoy excels on, off the field

Name: Kam Stoy School: Penn Cambria Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Track and field Athlete of the week achievement: Stoy won the 110-meter hurdles and the 300 hurdles and also was part of the winning 400 relay team in the United Invitational. He also won the same three events in a ...

Lindsey enjoys hot start

Name: Kyle Lindsey School: Hollidaysburg Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Track and field Athlete of the week achievement: Lindsey won the long jump and high jump at the Altoona Igloo Invitational on Saturday. He also won all three jumping events in a triangular meet against ...

Martin helping Everett

Name: Jacie Martin School: Everett Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: Martin fired a no-hitter against Southern Huntingdon and struck out 10 while allowing just one run in a victory over Forbes Road. Season update: Martin is 3-0 with 29 strikeouts ...

Mattas a big positive for JV

Name: Maddie Mattas School: Juniata Valley Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Mattas scored eight points and pulled down six rebounds as the Lady Hornets defeated Bishop Carroll, 46-33, in the PIAA Class 1A semifinals on Tuesday. She came back ...

McMonagle off to fast start

Name: Aden McMonagle School: Williamsburg Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Williamsburg Athlete of the week achievement: McMonagle pitched a complete-game one-hit shutout of West Branch on Friday. He struck out 13 and only issued one walk as the Blue Pirates prevailed, 5-0. Season ...

Freshman Campbell making big impact

Name: Alli Campbell School: Bellwood-Antis Age: 15 Grade: Freshman Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Campbell delivered 25 points, six rebounds and four assists in a PIAA Class 2A second-round win over Chartiers-Houston and collected 21 points, five rebounds and ...

Lee steps up her game

Name: Darcy Lee School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Lee scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds in the Lady Marauders’ 52-45 PIAA Class 2A first-round victory over Kane. She had seven points in the ...

Oliver dominates again

Name: Jacob Oliver School: Huntingdon Area Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Wrestling Athlete of the week achievement: Oliver won his second straight PIAA Class 2A wrestling championship with a 9-2 decision over Susquenita’s Dalton Group in the finals. He had two pins and two ...

Male Athlete of the Week: Fowler reaches goal, makes states

Name: Zeb Fowler School: Huntingdon Area Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Swimming Athlete of the week achievement: Fowler won the 50-yard freestyle and 100 freestyle in the District 6 Class 2A Swimming Championships. He was also part of the winning 200 free relay and 400 free relay ...

Reffner strong under pressure

Name: Sydney Reffner School: Everett Area Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Girls basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Reffner scored 22 points and defended Philipsburg-Osceola’s Halle Herrington in a 76-32 victory in the District 6 Class 3A first round, and scored 25 points ...

Gill beats the best to be the best

Name: Hunter Gill School: Hollidaysburg Area Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Wrestling Athlete of the week achievement: Gill, the third seed, knocked off two higher seeds who had beaten him previously, and won the 285-pound weight class in the District 6 Class 3A Wrestling ...