Miscellaneous

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 ...

Tyrone knocks off B-A

BELLWOOD — Tyrone took advantage of three seventh-inning walks and a wild pitch that scored Colson Lewis on the go-ahead run in a 5-4 victory over Bellwood-Antis in high school baseball action Saturday. Kevin Lehner scored two runs and had an RBI for the Golden Eagles. Brendan Kowalski ...

Mirror seeks nominations

The Mirror is seeking nominations for special awards to be presented at its 12th annual Athlete of the Year banquet on Monday, May 22. Area high schools are invited to submit nominations for the Ron Rickens Sportsmanship Awards, the Dean Rossi Leadership Award and the Erin (Johnson) Kelly ...

2016-17 Mirror swimming all-stars

BOYS FIRST TEAM Ben Atherton, soph., Huntingdon: Two-time Mirror first-team all-star ... Won the 200 freestyle and took second in the 500 free at the District 6 2A Championships, as well as being part of the winning 200 and 400 free relays, swimming personal best times in all of his events. ...

Marauders lose in semifinals

MANCHESTER — The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic high school boys volleyball team finished 19th out of 40 teams in the Northeastern Bobcat Invitational, losing in the Silver Bracket semifinals Saturday afternoon. In the morning pool, BG defeated Nazareth, 30-25 before losing to Lower Dauphin, ...

Huntingdon claims four first places

UNIVERSITY PARK — The Huntingdon Area High School swim team made history on Friday at the District 6 Class 2A Swimming and Diving Championships at the Penn State Natatorium. The Bearcats are sending five swimmers to states after their showings on Friday. Sophomore Haley Goldstone, who ...

Brambley wins prone title

A week removed from winning the overall state championship in 3-position smallbore rifle, Everett sophomore Luke Brambley captured the individual state championship in the PIAA prone position state championship match. From a field of more than 400 competitors, 40 were selected based on their ...

Altoona swimmers split

Nate Lawhead (200 IM, 100 breast), Nate Shoeman (50 free, 100 free) and Brady McCarthy (100 fly, 100 back) were all double winners as the Altoona boys edged Mifflin County, 87-83. The Altoona girls lost, 94-76, and did not have any double winners. Both teams will next swim in the district ...

Weather affects local scholastic sports schedule

Thursday's snowstorm resulted in the postponements of most of the games on tonight's area high school sports docket. As of this posting, the only varsity events that were believed to still being played were Huntingdon and Chestnut Ridge's PIAA Class 2A team tournament dual meets, the ...

Fay’s big game helps Williamsburg beat Claysburg-Kimmel

WILLIAMSBURG — Williamsburg used a strong second quarter to distance itself in picking up an Inter-County Conference North Division win over Claysburg-Kimmel, 60-45, Thursday night in high school boys basketball. Austin Fay led all scorers with 24 points, while Rashadd Knorr tallied 12, and ...

Cambria County boys defeat Blair County

DUNCANSVILLE — Casey Winters led Blair County Christian with 17 points in a 54-38 loss to Cambria County Christian, which was led by Isaac Senchak with 24 points and Ryan Walker with 17, in a high school boys basketball game Tuesday night. CAMBRIA COUNTY CHRISTIAN (54): Walker 17, Berkebile ...

Area sports postponements

The winter storm coming through the area on Tuesday has forced the postponement of most of the region's scholastic schedule, including the opening night of the District 6 Class 2A wrestling duals. Some events in the south and eastern parts of District 6 and District 5 were unaffected. Here ...

Whysong helps Altoona finish fifth

MOON TOWNSHIP — The Altoona Area High School gymnastics team competed on Saturday at the Moon Invitational, where the Lady Lions competed in the gold, silver and bronze divisions. In the gold division, Alexis Whysong took second in the vault (9.55), floor (9.20) and the all-around (35.55) ...