By Paddy Cotter
For the Mirror
STATE COLLEGE — Pennsylvania’s high school sports playoffs and championships could be heading in a new direction, according to new legislation proposed by state representative Scott Conklin (D-Centre).
“When you look at the inequity between the teams ...
MILL HALL — Hollidaysburg won three of the match’s final four bouts, but ultimately lost to Central Mountain, 51-15, Wednesday night in high school wrestling action.
Campbell Walls and Nate Fisher each won by decision, and Mason McCready pinned his opponent in just over three ...
Penn Tech softball
Name: Shannon Detwiler
High school: Central
College choice: Penn Tech
Other colleges considered: Mount Aloysius
Why I picked Penn Tech: “It’s a nice school. I ...
ST MARYS — For the sixth year in a row, the Altoona Area High School gymnastics team captured a league championship.
On Saturday at St. Marys High School, the Lady Lions won the Central Pennsylvania Gymnastics League title, finishing with 138.43 points to St. Marys, which placed second at ...
HUNTINGDON — Nick Buckley, Jake Tanner and Ben Atherton all won two events as Huntingdon beat Northern Cambria, 104-45, in high school boys swimming action Thursday.
Buckley won the 100- and 50-yard freestyle events, Tanner won the 200 and 500 freestyle, and Atherton took the 200 IM and 500 ...
HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg boys won every event in routing Mifflin County, 137-24, in high school swimming action on Wednesday.
Conor McKeirnan collected wins in the 50-yard freestyle and 100 backstroke, and Nick Helsel won the 100 free and 200 free. Other individual winners were ...
The Hollidaysburg ice hockey team improved to 17-0 Tuesday night, thanks to a 12-0 win over Forest Hills in high school action at Galactic Ice.
Goalie Jonah Snowberger got the shutout, making five saves on five shots.
The Golden Tigers got a hat trick from Nate Nebelski and one assist to go ...
Name: Alana Padula
High school: Central
Position: Everywhere but goalie
College choice: Carlow University
Other colleges considered: UPJ
Why I picked Carlow: “I love the Pittsburgh area. The coach was the main reason. He won coach of the year ...
HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon won six straight bouts from 132 to 170 to move on to the District 6 Class 2A dual semifinals with a 41-18 win over Bald Eagle Area Friday night in high school wrestling action.
Chandler Lauer got things started for the Bearcats with a 36-second fall at 132 after BEA ...
The Hollidaysburg ice hockey team improved to 16-0 Tuesday night, thanks to a 13-1 win over Bishop Guilfoyle in high school action at Galactic Ice.
The Tigers got five goals from Nate Nebelski and two goals from Shane Barnes. Dan Lark, Zach Miller, Andrew Roman, Justin Singer, Zack Dunlap and ...
RIDGWAY — The Altoona Area High School gymnastics team improved to 9-0 Tuesday night, thanks to a 131.575-99.4 win over Ridgway in scholastic action.
The Lady Lions’ Marissa Stouffer won the vault (9.25), the bars (8.55), the beam (8.75), the floor (8.95) and the all-around event ...
HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon swept Altoona with the boys winning, 89-67, and the girls prevailing, 95-68, in high school swimming on Monday.
The Bearcat boys were led by Ben Atherton (100-yard butterfly, 200 freestyle) and Nick Buckley (200 IM, 100 free) while the Lady Bearcats got two wins each ...
NORTHERN CAMBRIA — The Northern Cambria swim team split a pair of meets against Ligonier Valley Friday night in high school action.
The Lady Colts won the 200 free relay with the team of Taylor Onkst, Rayna Buza, Jenna Grove and Regan Sheredy as they edged out Ligonier Valley, 79-76, for ...
By Jon Fleck
For the Mirror
Thursday night was Miller time at Galactic Ice.
Hollidaysburg’s Zach Miller scored two early goals, and David Zoerner added two more late in a 6-3 win over Altoona to keep the Golden Tigers undefeated record intact and alone on top of the Laurel Mountain ...
Name: Ally Simmers
High school: Central Cambria
College choice: Allegheny College, Meadville
Other colleges considered: Seton Hill, Juniata
Why I picked Allegheny: “Allegheny has an outstanding academic reputation. I met with the golf coach and I ...
MEYERSDALE — The Everett rifle team improved to 7-0 Monday, thanks to a 1,395-1,348 win over Meyersdale in high school action.
Camden Donahoe led the Warriors with a 287. Luke Brambley was second at 281.
EVERETT (1,395): Donahoe 287, Brambley 281, Sigel 277, Fmura 275, Klavuhn ...
MILL HALL — The Hollidaysburg boys and girls swim teams had a successful trip north on Fridaynight in high school action at Central Mountain.
On the boys side, Hollidaysburg improved to 9-0-1 with a 118-47 win over Marion Center. The Lady Tigers are 9-2 after a win over Penns Valley (59-32) ...
The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic ice hockey team fell to 4-8-1 Thursday night, dropping a 6-2 decision to Richland in high school action at Galactic Ice.
The Marauders, down 1-0, after one period, got solo goals from Seth Seymour and Camden Johnson. Demetri Butts assisted on both goals in the ...
Kayla Diehl: Mount Aloysius softball
Name: Kayla Diehl
High school: Chestnut Ridge
College choice: Mount Aloysius
Other colleges considered: None
Why I picked Mount Aloysius: Close to home, small campus, ...
Jared Markel won the 50-yard freestyle and 100 freestyle, and Rusty Focht took first place in the 100 butterfly and 100 breaststroke to lead Altoona to an 88-48 win over Richland in high school swimming action Wednesday night at the Altoona Fieldhouse.
In girls action, Anastasia Slobodnik was ...