Miscellaneous

Mountain Lions stockpiling victories

The Altoona boys tennis team improved to 13-1 Monday afternoon, thanks to a twinbill sweep over DuBois, 5-1, 5-2, in high school action. The Mountain Lions’ Jonah Brandt, Nick Schimminger and Ben Warren each won twice in singles play. Casey Rispoli won once in singles play and teamed up ...

2018-19 Mirror swimming all-stars

BOYS FIRST TEAM Ben Atherton, sr., Huntingdon: Four-time Mirror first-team all-star ... District 6 2A 200 freestyle third place (1:53.90), 500 freestyle third place (5:07.86), 200 free relay champion, 400 free relay champion ... PIAA 2A 10th-place finisher in the 200 free relay ... District ...

Bedford picks up 17th win of season

BEDFORD — Bedford closed out its conference season with a 12-0 record with a 5-0 win over Richland in high school boys tennis action. Caleb Beidle, Johnny Imgrund and Luke Dague all won in singles action to help the Bisons improve to 17-1 overall. SINGLES: 1, Beidle, B, Elangovan, 6-1, ...

Marauders pick up victory on the road

DuBOIS — The Bishop Guilfoyle boys volleyball team improved to 4-4 Thursday night, thanks to a 25-21, 25-15, 17-25, 25-15 win at DuBois in high school action. The Marauders got 30 assists and 22 service points from Kai Kimberly to go with 16 digs and 12 kills from Josh Weltheroth. Teammate ...

Altoona swept

CARLISLE — Andy Cassidy had a team-high 12 kills along with two blocks, but Carlisle swept Altoona, 25-17, 25-16, 25-22 in high school boys volleyball Wednesday. Chris Ball added a team-high 12 assists, and Dalton Keller chipped in a team-high eight digs. SERVICE POINTS ALTOONA: Ball ...

Mtn. Lions nip Tigers

Casey Rispoli and Nick Schimminger won their singles matches, and Kyle Murray and Alex Berardinelli won in No. 2 doubles to lift Altoona to a 3-2 win over Hollidaysburg in high school boys tennis action on Tuesday. Rami Alkhafaji won in No. 1 singles for the Tigers. SINGLES: 1, Aklhafaji, ...

Bearcats top Central

HUNTINGDON — Central lost in straight sets to Huntingdon, 25-22, 25-20, 25-21, in high school boys volleyball action Tuesday. Jordan Stump had five kills for the Dragons. Alex Barnes had a team-high eight service points, while Eli Lingenfelter had seven assists and Shane Taylor totaled ...

Bearcats come up short against Tussey

HUNTINGDON — Tussey Mountain knocked off Huntingdon, 4-3, behind three singles wins and a double victory in high school boys tennis action on Thursday. Hunter Cassatt, Liam O’Hagan and Ethan Schneider won in singles for the Titans, and Kieran Gresko and Cassatt combined on a doubles win. ...

Welteroth, Marauders sweep Scarlet Dragons

MARTINSBURG — Josh Welteroth recorded a team-high 16 kills and eight digs, and Kai Kimberly added 29 assists for Bishop Guilfoyle in a sweep of Central, 25-19, 25-11, 25-18, in high school boys volleyball action Thursday night. Connor Ebersole added 10 BG kills, and Bradyn Yahner had a ...

Tigers’ Alkhafaji leads the way

HUNTINGDON — Rami Alkhafaji defeated Huntingdon’s Bruce Perow, 6-0, 6-0, in No. 1 singles action as part of Hollidaysburg’s 6-1 win in high school boys tennis action on Wednesday. Other singles winners for Hollidaysburg were Brian Johnson, Anthony Martinelli, Jake Irwin and Jacob ...

College signing — Quinn McElhenny

Name: Quinn McElhenny High school: Cambria Heights Hometown: Hastings Sport: Cross country College choice: Saint Francis Other colleges considered: Robert Morris, IUP, UPJ, Saint Vincent Why I picked Saint Francis: “Both athletic and academic programs are known to be successful, ...

Bedford defeats Bishop Guilfoyle

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Ryne Talko had Bishop Guilfoyle’s lone win in the No. 1 singles match, defeating Bedford’s Caleb Beidle, 6-1, 7-5, but the Bisons rallied with two wins in singles and two doubles matches for a 4-1 win over Guilfoyle at the Hollidaysburg courts in high school tennis ...

Portage boys get historic ‘W’

PORTAGE — The Portage boys beat Berlin Brothersvalley for the first time in school history, winning 92-56, thanks in part to winning every running event on Wednesday in high school track and field action. Junior Tyler Spaid won the 110 and 300 hurdles, as well as being a member of the 1600 ...

Bedford now 8-1

BEDFORD—Bedford improved to 8-1 with another 5-0 victory, this time against Westmont Hilltop in high school boys tennis Wednesday. Caleb Beidle, Johnny Imgrund and Luke Dague were all winners in singles competition for the second day in a row. The teams of Zach Kachman and Lance Dague, ...

Lions win twice at CM Invite

MILL HALL — Altoona went 2-0 at the Central Mountain Invitational on Tuesday, shutting out Mifflin County, 5-0, and defeating event host Central Mountain, 4-1, in high school boys tennis action Tuesday. Singles players Jonah Brandt, Casey Rispoli and Nick Schimminger each won both of their ...

Bearcats go extra frame to win at Hollidaysburg

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Huntingdon scored four times in the top of the seventh to force extra innings, then scored two more in the top of the eighth for an 8-6 win over Hollidaysburg in high school baseball action Saturday. The Bearcats (2-2) got two hits and two RBIs each from Casey Connor and ...

Welteroth leads BG to victory

SIDMAN — Josh Welteroth scored 16 service points, including two aces, and also added 12 digs and 11 kills, to lead Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic to a 23-25, 25-22, 25-9, 25-13 victory over host Forest Hills Friday night in high school boys volleyball action. Connor Ebersole had 23 kills and 13 ...

Tigers pull off sweep

MILL HALL — Hollidaysburg received singles wins from Nathan Ferris, Brian Johnson and Ryan Stevenson in a 5-0 sweep of Central Mountain in high school boys tennis on Thursday. The teams of Anthony Martinelli and Jake Irwin, and Jacob Gallagher and Aragorn Clarke were winners in doubles for ...

Lions fall to State College

STATE COLLEGE — State College swept Altoona, 25-11, 25-18, 25-16, in high school boys volleyball Thursday, despite 12 kills and five digs from Dalton Keller. Matt Furrer added 18 assists for the Mountain Lions. SERVICE POINTS ALTOONA: Keller 4, Thompson 4, Homan 2, Hamilton 2, Ruggery ...

Lions take down their rival

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Altoona boys tennis team improved to 3-0 Wednesday afternoon, thanks to a 4-1 win over rival Hollidaysburg in high school action. The Tigers got their lone win from Rami Alkhafaji at No. 1 singles. Altoona got singles wins from Casey Rispoli and Nick Schimminger. Mike ...