Miscellaneous

Lady Eagls win Mt. League title

TYRONE — Tyrone took four of five singles matches Friday afternoon to help the Lady Eagles pull off a 5-2 win over Central and clinch the Mountain League championship in high school girls tennis. Winnie Grot, who also won in doubles action with Ava McCracken, defeated Central’s Kierra ...

C-K snaps West Branch’s ICC winning streak

CLAYSBURG — Claysburg-Kimmel pulled off a feat that no Inter-County Conference team had been able to accomplish in six years — it knocked off West Branch in five sets on Thursday in high school girls volleyball action. The Lady Bulldogs dropped the first two sets (25-16 and 25-21) before ...

CC’s Ratchford moves into final

Central Cambria sophomore Olivia Ratchford will play for the District 6 Class 2A singles tennis championship on Thursday. Ratchford, the No. 2 seed, won three matches on Tuesday at Penn State Altoona to advance to Thursday’s noon final at PSU Altoona against top-seeded Alyssa Kush of ...

NBC boys, B-A girls go 2-0

MOUNT UNION — The Northern Bedford boys and Bellwood-Antis girls each went 2-0 in a triangular meet with Mount Union in high school cross country on Tuesday. Ian Zimmerman, Ian Sherlock and Connor Laird finished 1-2-3 to help the Northern Bedford boys beat Mount Union, 17-37, and Bellwood, ...

Kuntz, May among elite

CARLISLE — Central Cambria’s Stella Kuntz finished second and Bedford’s Van May finished third in the Girls and Boys Champion Races, respectively, in the Carlisle Invitational in high school cross country on Saturday. Kuntz finished in 19 minutes, 7 seconds and was edged out by ...

Lady Tigers win B-A title

BELLWOOD — The Hollidaysburg Area High School girls volleyball team captured the Bellwood-Antis Invitational championship on Saturday, thanks to a 25-21 win over Juniata Valley in the finals. The Lady Tigers went 4-0 in pool play, sweeping Mount Union (25-17, 25-14), Huntingdon (25-15, ...

Lady Lions win Central Mountain Invitational

LOCK HAVEN — Altoona won the four-team Central Mountain Invitational in high school girls tennis on Friday. Altoona finished with 19 points, Central Mountain was second with 16, followed by Indiana with eight and Mifflin County with seven. Singles champions for the Lady Lions included ...

DelBaggio shoots 70 at Sinking Valley Club

TYRONE — Leonard DelBaggio placed first in the Gross Division after shooting a 70 at the Senior Club Championship at Sinking Valley Country Club. Tom Otto and Steve Algeria both shot 74 to tie for second place, and Don Filby shot a 75 for fourth. Don McCaulley and Tom Stettek both shot 62 ...

Henninger, Altoona race past Golden Tigers

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Braeden Henninger and Gabe Ebersole of Altoona finished first and second respectively as the Mountain Lions defeated Hollidaysburg, 21-37, in high school cross country action Monday afternoon. Jeremy Jones of Hollidaysburg finished fourth in 18:31. Lauren Shaffer of Portage ...

Ferguson, Davis tie for title

JOHNSTOWN — Tyrone’s Andrew Ferguson and Hollidaysburg’s Eric Davis each shot 75 and were named co-champions of the Wheeling Scholastic Tournament at Sunnehanna Country Club on Sunday. Ferguson shot 76 and finished tied for fifth a year ago. Tanner Pershing of Northern Cambria, who ...

Hodnett, 49, dies after crash

From Mirror, wire reports YORK HAVEN — Sprint Car driver Greg Hodnett has died after a crash Thursday night at BAPS Motor Speedway. The 49-year-old Hodnett, from Spring Grove, was the World of Outlaws Rookie of the Year in 1993 and went on to win 20 World of Outlaws races. He won the ...

Lady Tigers down Altoona in 4

Hollidaysburg knocked off Altoona, 22-25, 25-21, 25-4, 25-20, in a high school girls volleyball game on Thursday at the AAHS Fieldhouse on Erin Dodson Scholarship Night. Claire Sauerland led Hollidaysburg with 13 kills, Olivia Dipongrazio had 26 digs, and Reagan Ferguson contributed 37 ...

CC improves to 12-0

SOMERSET — Olivia Ratchford, Maria Farabaugh and Emma Ratchford each won singles match to help Central Cambria sweep Somerset, 5-0, and improve to 12-0 on Thursday in high school girls tennis action. Doubles winners for the Lady Devils were Corrine and Sophia Devan, and Sam Archangelo and ...

Ebersole, Henninger pace Mountain Lions

With Gabe Ebersole and Brayden Henninger finishing second and third, the Altoona boys topped Kiski Prep, 26-31, on the Logan Elementary School course on Thursday in high school cross country action. Kiski’s Jake Folaron won in a time of 18 minutes, 14 seconds, followed by Ebersole (18:17) ...

Reese’s 42 helps PC top Bisons

BEDFORD — Led by Collin Reese’s 42, Penn Cambria edged Bedford, 221-225, at Bedford Elks Thursday afternoon in high school golf action. Bedford’s Jared Turner was the medalist with a 40. PENN CAMBRIA (221): Reese 42, Fogel 43, O’Donnell 44, Garrett 45, Caldwell 47. BEDFORD (225): ...

Lady Eagles now 5-0

TYRONE — The Tyrone Area High School girls tennis team improved its record to 5-0 on Friday with a 7-0 sweep of Shanksville-Stonycreek. Winnie Grot, Ava McCracken, Megan Tepsic, Olivia Reese and Emilee Walk won singles matches for Tyrone. Winning doubles matches were Lindsey Walk and Rachel ...

Mountain Lions best Tigers, Bearcats

HUNTINGDON — Derek McAlkich of Altoona and Luke Thompson of Huntingdon both shot a 76 to lead their respective squads, but it was the Mountain Lions who came out on top Thursday afternoon in a 328-341 win over Huntingdon and a 328-336 over Hollidaysburg in high school boys golf action. ...

Altoona duo wins flight

Altoona Area High School sophomores Isabella Frank and Eve Hogan won the No. 1 doubles flight of the 2018 Mountain Lion Girls Tennis Invitational, held at Penn State Altoona and Gorilla House on Friday and Saturday. Frank and Hogan went 2-1 in the four-team round-robin tournament. Abington ...

Ferguson’s 75 lifts Tyrone to victory

CLEARFIELD — Behind medalist Andrew Ferguson’s 75, Tyrone topped seven other Mountain League teams in a meet at the Clearfield Curwensville Country Club Thursday in high school golf. Luke Thompson of Huntingdon finished third individually with an 82 and the Bearcats placed third as a ...

Lady Tigers roll

Jenee Delerme, Payton Ruggery and Paige Jodon all won singles matches as Hollidaysburg swept Altoona, 5-0, in high school girls tennis at Penn State Altoona Thursday. Samantha Betar and Alycia Auerbeck won at No. 1 doubles, and Jenna Sheetz and Abigail Goodman came out on top in the No. 2 ...