Miscellaneous

Huntingdon claims four first places

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Huntingdon Area High School swim team made history on Friday at the District 6 Class 2A Swimming and Diving Championships at the Penn State Natatorium. The Bearcats are sending five swimmers to states after their showings on Friday. Sophomore Haley Goldstone, who ...

Brambley wins prone title

A week removed from winning the overall state championship in 3-position smallbore rifle, Everett sophomore Luke Brambley captured the individual state championship in the PIAA prone position state championship match. From a field of more than 400 competitors, 40 were selected based on their ...

Altoona swimmers split

Nate Lawhead (200 IM, 100 breast), Nate Shoeman (50 free, 100 free) and Brady McCarthy (100 fly, 100 back) were all double winners as the Altoona boys edged Mifflin County, 87-83. The Altoona girls lost, 94-76, and did not have any double winners. Both teams will next swim in the district ...

Weather affects local scholastic sports schedule

Thursday's snowstorm resulted in the postponements of most of the games on tonight's area high school sports docket. As of this posting, the only varsity events that were believed to still being played were Huntingdon and Chestnut Ridge's PIAA Class 2A team tournament dual meets, the ...

Fay’s big game helps Williamsburg beat Claysburg-Kimmel

WILLIAMSBURG — Williamsburg used a strong second quarter to distance itself in picking up an Inter-County Conference North Division win over Claysburg-Kimmel, 60-45, Thursday night in high school boys basketball. Austin Fay led all scorers with 24 points, while Rashadd Knorr tallied 12, and ...

Cambria County boys defeat Blair County

DUNCANSVILLE — Casey Winters led Blair County Christian with 17 points in a 54-38 loss to Cambria County Christian, which was led by Isaac Senchak with 24 points and Ryan Walker with 17, in a high school boys basketball game Tuesday night. CAMBRIA COUNTY CHRISTIAN (54): Walker 17, Berkebile ...

Area sports postponements

The winter storm coming through the area on Tuesday has forced the postponement of most of the region's scholastic schedule, including the opening night of the District 6 Class 2A wrestling duals. Some events in the south and eastern parts of District 6 and District 5 were unaffected. Here ...

Whysong helps Altoona finish fifth

MOON TOWNSHIP — The Altoona Area High School gymnastics team competed on Saturday at the Moon Invitational, where the Lady Lions competed in the gold, silver and bronze divisions. In the gold division, Alexis Whysong took second in the vault (9.55), floor (9.20) and the all-around (35.55) ...

Tiger swimmers swept on the road by Bison

CLEARFIELD — The Hollidaysburg Area High School boys swim team fell to Clearfield, 124-57, and the girls team also lost to Clearfield, 113-65, in high school action on Friday. The Golden Tiger boys and girls teams are each 5-2. BOYS CLEARFIELD 124, HOLLIDAYSBURG 57 200 medley relay: ...

Yeckley, Altoona roll

STATE COLLEGE — Cole Yeckley netted four goals and added an assist for Altoona in its 8-1 rout of State College on Thursday at the Pegula Ice Arena in high school varsity ice hockey action. Sam Wyland, Owen Kravetz, Butch Baker and Cameron Yeckley each added a goal for Altoona, and ...

Lions, Tigers drop local foes

PATTON — The Altoona Area High School boys swim team improved to 6-0 on the season with a 103-46 victory over host Cambria Heights. Dylan Kratzer (200 freestyle, 500 freestyle), Brady McCarthy (50 freestyle, 100 backstroke), and Nate Lawhead (100 freestyle, 100 backstroke) were each ...

DuBois defeats Northern Cambria

NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Three DuBois competitors shot better than 270 as the Beavers took a 1,359-1,201 win at Northern Cambria in high school rifle on Wednesday. Joel Ludwig was high scorer for the Colts with 259. DuBois’ Rachel Sprague had the best score of the event with 277. DUBOIS ...

Altoona hockey triumphs

JOHNSTOWN — Butch Baker, Nate Della and Cameron Yeckley scored goals, and Remington Cumming stopped 16 of 18 shots as Altoona improved to 10-0-1 by knocking off previously unbeaten Johnstown, 3-2, in high school ice hockey on Tuesday night. Frosh Devils prevail BELLWOOD — Zach Mallon ...

Whysong keys Lions

BELLEFONTE — Alexis Whysong won the vault, bars, floor and all-around to help the Altoona Area High School gymnastics team defeat Bellefonte, 133.70-125.25. Vault—1, Whysong, A, 9.20; 2, Conner, B, 8.50; T-3, Hovies, B; Rispoli, A; Weaver, A, 8.40 each. Bars—1, Whysong, A, 8.80; 2, ...

Tyndall, Lowey help Hollidaysburg swim past Northern Cambria

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg boys were led by double winners Will Tyndall and Seth Lowey Wednesday night in high school swimming in a 132-18 victory over Northern Cambria. Tyndall took first-place finishes in the 200 IM and 100 fly, while Lowey was victorious in the 50 and 100 ...

Huntingdon sweeps Central Cambria

HUNTINGDON — Ben Atherton (200 free, 500 free), Andrew Edwards (100 free, 100 back) and Zeb Fowler (50 free, 100 butterfly) won two individual events apiece as he Huntingdon boys moved to 3-0 with a 106-55 victory over visiting Central Cambria Monday in high school swimming ...

2016 Mirror girls tennis all-stars

FIRST TEAM Kourtney Cavalier, sr., Central Cambria: Four-time Mirror first-team all-star ... Four-time District 6 Class 2A singles champion ... Captured the No. 1 singles title in the 18th annual Mountain Lion Tennis Invitational ... Led Lady Devils to the District 6 Class 2A team title ... ...

Lions rally to win

NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Rachel Borst collected nine kills and four blocks, and Kyle Clawson came up with 18 digs as Altoona came back after losing the first game to down host Northern Cambria, 23-25, 25-18, 27-25, 25-14, in high school girls volleyball Thursday. Altoona’s Maddie Benton dished ...

Hollidaysburg on top again

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area High School girls tennis program has now won seven District 6 team championships in eight years, but Lady Tigers head coach Brian Denis still doesn’t still doesn’t take any of them for granted. “It’s hard to win even one of these things, ...

McConnell’s goals lift NBC

LOYSBURG — Sadie McConnell scored two goals and an assist, including an unassisted corner kick in the first half to lead Northern Bedford to a 3-0 win over Chestnut Ridge Wednesday night in high school girls soccer. Jostin Ebersole had the final goal for the Panthers in the shutout ...