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Football

Long runs do in Mtn. Lions

There’s an old sports adage that speed kills. If they didn’t know before, the Altoona Mountain Lions and an elementary night crowd witnessed it first hand Friday night at Mansion Park. Central Dauphin East running back Bryce Baker ripped off three touchdown runs of over 70 yards and left ...

Guilfoyle pulls away in 2nd half

JOHNSTOWN — The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School Marauders proved on Friday night that they’re not just a one-trick pony. With standout junior running back Keegan Myrick sidelined with a leg injury, the Marauders pulled other weapons out of their cache, and used them to rule the ...

Third quarter dooms Tigers

Special for the Mirror HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg football team, coming off two big road losses, played tough for a half Friday night at home against Fort Hill, Md. However, the Sentinels outscored the Golden Tigers, 21-0, in the third quarter for a 49-21 victory. Sentinels senior ...

Bisons remain unbeaten by knocking off Devils

EBENSBURG — Bedford scored five touchdowns on drives of two plays or less and pulled away from Central Cambria in the second half to win, 48-15, at Alumni Stadium Friday. The Red Devils trailed just 14-9 at the half after Nolan Johnson’s field goal in the final second of the second ...

Pfister, Ridge show balance offensively in win

FISHERTOWN — Logan Pfister ran for 129 yards and three touchdowns and threw for 193 yards with a score as Chestnut Ridge remained undefeated, topping Cambria Heights, 39-14, at Dr. Larry Giovacchini Stadium Friday. Heights was on Chestnut Ridge’s side of the field all evening but could ...

Offensive line helps Westmont beat PC

CRESSON — From the onset, the offensive line of Westmont Hilltop carved up the defense of Penn Cambria, and made way for the running backs to pick up chunks of yards as the Hilltoppers ran away with the game, 54-25, Friday night. Averaging over 10 yards per carry, the Hilltoppers had scores ...

BEA wins key Class 3A game over Central

WINGATE — It was separation week in the race for the District 6 3A playoff spots and Bald Eagle Area gained a degree of separation from the field after topping Central, 29-7 at Alumni Field. BEA is now 4-1 and stands alone at the top of the 3A rankings. “If we wanted to stay on top we had ...

Golden Eagles crushed

TYRONE — Bellefonte piled up 475 yards rushing and tallied seven rushing touchdowns to pound out a 55-10 win over Tyrone Friday at Gray Veterans Memorial Field. Play of the game: Bellefonte turned Tyrone away five times inside the 5-yard line to preserve a 21-0 lead in the second ...

Zazvrskey keys Carroll

PHILIPSBURG — Bishop Carroll was coming off of two straight losses to Tyrone and Bald Eagle Area, but the Huskies showed no signs of being down against Philipsburg-Osceola on Friday night. Led by 223 rushing yards and three touchdowns from Jake Zazvrskey, including an 86-yarder, the Huskies ...

Stingy defense tough in red zone for Bellwood

BELLWOOD — The Bellwood-Antis defense tighted up in three crucial moments during its Inter-County Conference game against Moshannon Valley, and pitched its third shutout of the season, 48-0, on Friday night during homecoming at Memorial Stadium. Any time Mo Valley advanced the ball around ...

12 enough for C-K defense

FLINTON — Claysburg-Kimmel scored two quick touchdowns for an early 12-0 lead against Glendale and was on its way to a third when the Vikings defense forced a turnover on downs. Glendale answered with a score of its own to make it a 12-7 game. The game turned into a defensive struggle ...

Tussey defenders rough up Pirates

WILLIAMSBURG — Tussey Mountain shut down Williamsburg while running for seven touchdowns of its own, three by Tyler Rhodes, in a 48-14 romp at Wiliamsburg Friday. The Titans rushed for 214 yards in the first half while allowing minus-six yards to Williamsburg. In the second quarter, the ...

Valley’s offense ignites in 2nd half

ALEXANDRIA — Juniata Valley went to the ground game and forced a critical turnover in the second half as it pulled away from Southern Huntingdon, 34-13, Friday night at A.R. Simkins Memorial Field. The Green Hornets’ defense was all over the Rockets, forcing six turnovers. They scored on ...

Injuries starting to take toll on Colts

NORTHERN CAMBRIA — The injury bug has continued to derail the Northern Cambria football team, which was evident Friday Night against Marion Center at Duffy Daugherty Stadium. With backup quarterback Owen Prasko under center and several other starters missing from action, the Colts suffered ...

Defense sparks State College in second half

CHAMBERSBURG — State College was held to just 139 yards and three points in the first half against Chambersburg on Friday night at Trojan Stadium. But the Little Lions got on track in the second half and a pair of interceptions by the defense helped set the offense up for the deciding ...

Mustangs bounce back big

PORTAGE — Coming off their first loss last week, Portage erupted for over 450 yards of total offense and forced four turnovers on defense en route to a 62-13 win over Shade at Portage Stadium on Friday night. Play(s) of the game: After holding a slim 14-7 lead late in the second quarter, ...

NB’s ‘D’ too much

LOYSBURG — Northern Bedford coach Garry Black wasn’t overly thrilled with the way his team’s offense performed Friday night against Everett. Fortunately, with the way the Black Panthers’ defense was playing, the offense didn’t need to do much. NBC’s defense stood strong nearly ...

Regional football roundup

Penns Valley 43 Huntingdon 28 HUNTINGDON — Aaron Tobias threw three touchdown passes and had a 91-yard touchdown run as Penns Valley outscored Huntingdon. Tobias now has 27 touchdown passes on the season, but the Bearcats picked him off twice — his first two interceptions of the ...

Friday Live Football Scoreboard

MID-PENN COMMONWEALTH Central Dauphin 62, Carlisle 7, FINAL Central Dauphin East 35, Altoona 19, FINAL State College 27, Chambersburg 17, FINAL LAUREL HIGHLANDS CONFERENCE Bedford 48, Central Cambria 15, FINAL Bishop Guilfoyle 30, Johnstown 6, FINAL Bishop McCort 21, Forest Hills 15, ...

Bulldogs, Vikings ascending

The matchup Who: Claysburg-Kimmel at Glendale When: Tonight, 7 p.m. Where: Dr. Roy F. Baker Memorial Field, Flinton Records: Both teams are 3-1 overall and in the Inter-County Conference. Coaches: Claysburg-Kimmel — Matt Bilchak, 10-6, 2nd season. Glendale — Spank Trexler, 3-1, ...