Football

Pirates end up without win

WILLIAMSBURG — For Williamsburg football coach Bob Hearn, it isn’t just about wins and losses. The Blue Pirates didn’t have any wins this season, losing all 10 games. “It would have been nice to win a game but it isn’t about wins and losses,” Hearn said after his Blue Pirates ...

Penns Valley pounds Mounties

PHILIPSBURG — Penns Valley throttled Philipsburg-Osceola 56-7 Friday night to complete its first winning season (7-3) since 2007. With the win Penns Valley locked up a berth in the District 6 Class 2A playoffs next week. “This is wonderful for the kids, the school, the community,’’ ...

Warriors make a stand vs. C-K

CLAYSBURG — With 8 minutes to go in the game, the Everett defense was faced with trying to stop a Claysburg-Kimmel offense that was desperate for a score. On a fourth-and-7 from the Everett 13, the Warriors surrendered just 3 yards to C-K back Zach Claycomb to get the ball back on ...

Colts ride offensive backfield to victory

PORTAGE — A 34-8 win Friday night over Portage most likely locked up the No. 1 seed in the District 6 Class 1A playoffs for Northern Cambria. But while earning the top seed was the focus, the Colts were also energized with some momentum after routing a seven-win team heading into the ...

Regional Football Roundup

State College 16, Cumberland Valley 13 MECHANICSBURG — Cam Renfrew’s 29-yard field goal in the third quarter ultimately made the difference as State College ended Cumberland Valley’s playoff hopes Friday night. The Little Lions (9-1, 6-1 Mid-Penn) ride a three-game win streak into ...

McGregor looks for positives

By Rob Longo For the Mirror EBENSBURG — Following Central Cambria’s 37-2 loss Friday night to Somerset, a handful of Red Devil players stuck around on the mud-stricken field, ignoring the cold, stinging rain. One of those players was senior John Croft, a two-way lineman who was caked ...

Huntingdon, Tyrone clash with playoffs on line

Tyrone’s annual football game with Huntingdon is one of the biggest rivalry matchups of the season for both programs. That rivalry game takes on an added dimension tonight, as the winner gets the inside track at the fourth and final playoff spot in the District 6 Class 3A field. Tyrone ...

Friday Live Football Scoreboard

AREA Bedford 32, Johnstown 20 (FINAL) Bellwood-Antis 42, Southern Huntingdon 20 (FINAL) Clearfield 49, Bishop Carroll 0 (FINAL) Bishop Guilfoyle 28, Bishop McCort 13 (FINAL) Everett 12, Claysburg-Kimmel 6 (FINAL) Harrisburg 52, Altoona 3 (FINAL) Hollidaysburg 42, Central 0 ...

Huntingdon survives Rams in playoff thriller

When the Huntingdon and Penns Valley boys soccer teams get together, regulation time has been little more than a lengthy warmup for the two Mountain League schools. For the third time this season, the two teams needed overtime to determine a winner. Huntingdon won the two regular season games ...

Running into a mirror image: Similiar squads clash when Colts meet Mustangs

The Heritage Conference and WestPAC crossover games in the final week of the regular season are supposed to pit similarly-skilled teams together. But when Northern Cambria arrives at Portage for its game Friday, it may seem as though the Colts are looking at a mirror image of ...

Golden Tigers hoping to sustain momentum

Hollidaysburg will play its third opponent from Blair County this season on Friday when it travels to Central for a 7 p.m. kickoff. “It’s good for high school football and good to keep local rivalries going,” Hollidaysburg coach Homer DeLattre said. “We play in other sports, and we ...

Lady Huskies improve record to 7-0

The Bishop Carroll girls volleyball team improved to 17-0 Monday night, thanks to a 25-13, 22-25, 25-22, 25-16 win over Altoona in high school action at the Fieldhouse. The Lady Spikers got 21 digs from Julia Savino, 31 assists from Emily Albright and 18 kills from Bridgid Fox. Albright also ...

Paddock sparks JV Tigers to road win

DUBOIS — Trent Paddock scored on touchdown runs of 8 and 5 yards in leading the Hollidaysburg JV football team to a 35-14 win over DuBois Monday night in scholastic action. The Golden Tigers (5-2) also got touchdown scores from Bryce Martellacci, A.J. Weyandt and Hunter Gibbons. Ben Barrick ...

Cecere, Forest Hills down Westmont

JOHNSTOWN — Adam Cecere ran for 188 yards and threw for 174 to lead Forest Hills to a 28-14 victory over host Westmont Hilltop in high school football action on Saturday. Cecere rushed for touchdown runs of 5, 9 and 12 yards and also threw a 22-yard touchdown pass. Forest Hills jumped out ...

Bishop Guilfoyle knocks Lions from unbeaten ranks

It was senior night, and what better night to play your best game of the season. That’s what the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Marauders did Friday when they knocked off previously-unbeaten Chestnut Ridge, 12-0, in a Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference game at Mansion Park. “We felt like ...

Tigers dominate DuBois

HOLLIDAYSBURG — After earning a comfortable 22-0 halftime lead, the Hollidaysburg football team encountered some turbulence at the outset of the third quarter from DuBois in the form of two quick scores. “We made a couple of key plays, got a couple of quick scores, but they are such a ...

Mtn. Lions can’t keep up with SC

STATE COLLEGE — The Altoona offense moved the ball fairly well Friday night. The State College offense moved it much better — and faster. The Little Lions were blazing across Memorial Field’s turf like it was a drag race. “They have so many weapons,” Altoona coach Nick Felus ...

Wolfe, B-A wrap up ICC title

BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis’ Shawn Wolfe gets a lot of attention for his work as the team’s quarterback, but it was his play on defense that jump-started the Blue Devils in their clash against Tussey Mountain for the top spot in the Inter-County Conference. After a first quarter during ...

Green Hornets hold off pesky Vikings

ALEXANDRIA – Juniata Valley came into Friday night’s game at A.R. Simpkins Memorial Field with a 7-1 record, while Glendale was 1-7. It seemed like the Vikings, though, were ready for an upset as they held a two-point lead early in the second quarter. But the Green Hornets overcame the ...

Everett avoids upset by Pirates

EVERETT — Judging by the scoreboard at the end of Friday night’s contest between Everett and Williamsburg, one would think the Warriors would be thrilled with what it saw. However, just the opposite was true as Everett wasn’t happy with how it played and needed a big finish from senior ...