Miscellaneous

Hollidaysburg sweeps Hempfield, 5-0

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg defeated Hempfield, 5-0, to improve to 4-1, Thursday in high school girls tennis action. The Lady Tigers got singles wins from Veronica Helsel, Jenee Delerme and Payton Ruggery. Doubles victories were earned by Chloe Love and Paige Jodon, along with Jenna ...

McAlkich’s 71 helps Altoona

HUNTINGDON — Medalist Derek McAlkich tied a career-low by carding a 71 for the second consecutive round as Altoona topped Huntingdon, 306-346, in high school golf Thursday. Nic Urchick shot a 74 for the Mountain Lions. The Bearcats got a 76 from Nate Fleming. ALTOONA (306): McAlkich 71, ...

Central Cambria takes control of Portage

PORTAGE — After dropping the opening set (27-29), Central Cambria went on to take the next three (25-6, 25-14, 25-4) to earn a win over Portage on Monday in high school girls volleyball. Jenna Bauer led the Lady Red Devils with 16 kills and 16 digs, while Leah Bracken tallied 41 assists, ...

Herrington’s 43 leads P-O golf to four victories

BELLEFONTE — Halle Herrington shot a 43 to earn medalist honors and help Philipsburg-Osceola High School’s girls golf team to four victories at Nittany Country Club on Wednesday. The Lady Mounties topped their closest competitor Hollidaysburg, 149-162. The Lady Tigers got identical scores ...

Bellwood rallies past Juniata Valley

BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis fell behind through three sets but rallied back to take the final two to claim a win over Juniata Valley (15-25, 25-22, 16-25, 25-21, 15-9) on Tuesday in high school girls volleyball. Kamryn Mercer registered 10 service points, five kills and four blocks to lead the ...

P-O boys race by Mount Union

PHILIPSBURG — Zach Myers (21:19), Josh Rea, Mathew Thomas and Hunter Wolf finished second through fifth, respectively, to help the Philipsburg-Osceola boys high school cross country team to a 23-32 victory over Mount Union on Tuesday. In girls action, Samantha Bainey finished second in 24:03 ...

VanColln, Wilson lift Altoona over Tigers

HOLLIDAYSBURG — A doubles victory by the team of Jasmine VanColln and Zoe Wilson propelled undefeated Altoona to a 3-2 victory over host Hollidaysburg in high school girls tennis on Wednesday. Jess Stevens and Lindsay Hallinan both captured singles victories for Altoona, which improved to ...

Hollidaysburg posts three wins

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Ragan LeCrone and Taylor Hileman both carded scores of 53 as the Hollidaysburg High School girls golf team opened its season with victories over Clearfield, Bellefonte and Penns Valley on the Scotch Valley course Wednesday. Hollidaysburg (3-0) logged a team score of 160, ...

BG captures its opener

Emily Stevens, Sarah Manna and the team of Mary Gunnett and Victoria McElheny won their matches as Bishop Guilfoyle topped Forest Hills, 3-2, in high school girls tennis Monday. The Lady Rangers won two matches on forfeits. SINGLES: 1, Stevens, BG, def. Rivera, 6-0, 6-0; 2, Forest Hills ...

Ferguson claims Invitational title

STATE COLLEGE — Tyrone’s Andrew Ferguson shot a 1-under par 71 at the Penn State Blue Course to win the Happy Valley Invitational high school golf individual championship in a field of more than 60 golfers Thursday afternoon. Ferguson’s performance helped the Golden Eagles win the 2A ...

Beidle, Bonn top teammates to capture D5

BEDFORD — Caleb Beidle and Willie Bonn defeated Bedford teammates Luke Dague and Zach Kachman, 6-1, 6-3, in the finals of the District 5 doubles tennis championships. Beidle and Bonn topped Windber’s Nathan Bailey and Andrew Walsh in the semifinals and Somerset’s Logan Peters and Adam ...

Area teams turned away in finals

Emotions ran high with shouts of “Yeah,” “Let’s go”, and “Come on” echoing throughout the ProCare Therapy and Fitness Center Thursday afternoon following every pivotal point in the 2A and 3A District 6 doubles tennis championship matches. Both matches needed a third set to ...

Golden Tigers remain unbeaten

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area High School boys tennis team improved to 13-0 with a 9-0 shutout of Tyrone Friday. Sammy Obeid, Jake Irwin, Nathan Ferris, Kirk Eichenlaub and Seth Lowey scored singles wins for Hollidaysburg, which also got doubles victories from the teams of David ...

State College’s Vanden, Wherley advance

It will be an all-State College final in the District 6 Class 3A Singles Tennis Championships. State’s No. 1 seed Nick Vanden will face his teammate, No. 3 seed Matt Wherley, in the final at 4:30 p.m. today at State College High School. Wherley beat second seed Rami Alkhafaji of ...

Bisons top BG in tight match

Caleb Beidle and Willie Bonn each had a singles win, and the doubles teams of Luke Dague and Zach Kachman and Lance Dague and Joey Windows each picked up victories as Bedford topped Bishop Guilfoyle, 4-1, in high school tennis action Monday at Mansion Park. Ryne Talko won at No. 1 singles for ...

Golden Eagles sweep pair

WINDBER — Ethan Vipond and Michael Lewis won a pair of singles matches then teamed for the deciding team point in doubles as the Tyrone Area High School boys tennis team swept a pair of matches from host Windber, 3-1 and 3-2 on Friday. Trevor Fink posted a win in singles in the first ...

Lions best Central in 3 sets

MARTINSBURG — The Altoona Area High School boys volleyball team improved to 4-3 Thursday night, thanks to a 25-14, 25-16, 26-24 win at Central. The Mountain Lions got 11 kills and 14 digs from Phil Swartz, while Masen Nartatez added 23 assists. Barton Keller contributed 12 service points, ...

Bedford remains unbeaten at 15-0

JOHNSTOWN — Willie Bonn and Luke Dague each won a singles match and a doubles match as Bedford swept a pair of matches from Westmont Hilltop by identical 4-1 scores on Wednesday in high school boys tennis action. Lance Dague and Joey Windows won the No. 2 doubles matches. Caleb Beidle and ...

Altoona tops Kiski Prep; Marauders win pair

SALTSBURG — Altoona improved to 7-2 with a 4-1 win over Kiski Prep in high school boys tennis action on Wednesday afternoon. The Mountain Lions got singles wins from Kyle Good and Tyler Rispoli, along with doubles victories from John Keating and Casey Rispoli, along with Jarod Marasco and ...

Good’s game powers BG

Vincent Good had 40 assists and 28 service points Wednesday night to lead the Bishop Guilfoyle boys volleyball team to a 25-7, 25-13, 23-25, 25-17 win over West Shamokin in high school action at the Pleasant Valley gym. Good also had 12 aces. Caleb Crawford added 14 service points and six ...