Miscellaneous

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 ...

Sikora leads Central Cambria girls to three victories

EBENSBURG — Jaylee Sikora earned medalist honors by shooting a nine-hole score of 39 and helped Central Cambria top Penn Cambria and Penns Valley at the Ebensburg Country Club in high school girls golf action Thursday. Ally Simmers and Sadee LaRose both shot 43 for the Lady Devils, who ...

McAlkich shoots 76

STATE COLLEGE — Derek McAlkich’s 76 was good enough to place fourth individually and help Altoona to a tie for fifth place at the Happy Valley Invite in high school golf Monday. Sanit Joseph’s Jack Mangene won the individual title with a 74 and helped the Wolves win the team title with ...

Champions back and ready to defend titles

District 6 champions return all across the board for high school golf teams in the Mirror’s coverage area. Altoona’s Derek McAlkich, the District 6 Class 3A individual champion last year, returns to help the Mountain Lions defend their Class 3A team title. In Class 2A, Tyrone’s Andrew ...

The end of the line

SIDMAN — Altoona’s high school boys volleyball team lost just one contest in the regular season before winning the District 6 Class 3A championship. Unfortunately for the Mountain Lions, the one team that got the better of them during that stretch, landed across the court from them in the ...

Out-of-sync BG ends season

SIDMAN — Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic couldn’t snap out of a summertime funk in its 3-0 loss to Derry in the first round of the PIAA high school boys volleyball playoffs Tuesday at Forest Hills. The Marauders started seven seniors, all of whom have already graduated, and something was off ...

Tyrone team makes semis

From Mirror reports HERSHEY — Tyrone Area High School’s District 6 Class 2A boys tennis doubles championship team of Paul Lemaire and Ethan Vipond has made it to the final four. The Golden Eagle duo won a pair of matches on Friday at the Hershey Racquet Club and now are within two ...

Tigers bounced from tourney

HERSHEY — Hollidaysburg fell to Council Rock North, 3-0, in the PIAA Class 3A team tennis quarterfinals Friday. Two matches were not completed when the overall match was decided. “It was a great run,’’ Hollidaysburg coach Brian Denis said. “All good things must come to an end, but ...