Miscellaneous

Conklin proposes legislation to change championship format

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 ...

Wildcats topple Tigers

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 ...

College signings

Shannon Detwiler: Penn Tech softball Name: Shannon Detwiler High school: Central Hometown: Martinsburg Sport: Softball Position: Outfield College choice: Penn Tech Other colleges considered: Mount Aloysius Why I picked Penn Tech: “It’s a nice school. I ...

Lady Lions capture another title

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 swimmers defeat Colts

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 ...

Tiger teams dominate Huskies

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 ...

Tigers improve to 17-0

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 ...

College signing: Alana Padula: Carlow soccer

Name: Alana Padula High school: Central Hometown: Martinsburg Sport: Soccer 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 ...

Bearcat wrestlers move on to semifinals

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 ...

Golden Tigers cruise to win

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 ...

Stouffer has big night for Altoona

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 ...

Balanced attack leads Huntingdon to victory

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 ...

NC swimmers split meet

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 ...

Miller keys Tigers past rival Altoona

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 ...

College signing: Ally Simmers — Allegheny College golf

Name: Ally Simmers High school: Central Cambria Hometown: Ebensburg Sport: Golf 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 ...

Donahoe, Brambley lead Everett

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 ...

Golden Tiger boy swimmers triumph again

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) ...

BG hockey falls short

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 ...

College signing

Kayla Diehl: Mount Aloysius softball Name: Kayla Diehl High school: Chestnut Ridge Hometown: Schellsburg Sport: Softball Position: Pitcher-infield-outfield College choice: Mount Aloysius Other colleges considered: None Why I picked Mount Aloysius: Close to home, small campus, ...

Markel, Focht lead Mtn. Lions in win

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 ...