Miscellaneous

Lady Lions post victory number 5

HARMONY - The Altoona Area High School girls tennis team improved its record to 5-1 with a 4-1 victory over Seneca Valley on Friday.Jess Stevens, Lindsey Hallinan and Kayley Burke won straight-set singles matches for the Lady Lions, and the doubles team of Maura Skelley and Jasmine VonColln ...

VanKirk first as Blue Devils top Williamsburg

BELLWOOD - Robert VanKirk finished 7 seconds ahead of Williamsburg's Trevor Butler with a time of 19:43, and his teammates, Brayton Coover and Jake Miller, were third and fourth, respectively, to power homestand Bellwood-Antis to a 23-32 victory in high school boys cross country on Tuesday.The ...

Labriola finishes on top as Marauders split pair

A.J. Labriola was the medalist with a score of 86, leading Bishop Guilfoyle to a split in Laurel Highlands Conference high school golf action against Bedford and Westmont Hilltop at Park Hills Country Club on Tuesday.Guilfoyle shot 510 as a team, while Bedford carded 526. Westmont swept the ...

Central overpowers Tyrone

TYRONE - Lauren Kensinger, Ellie King, Yvonne Longenecker and Paige Long won singles matches to help Central top Tyrone, 6-1, in high school girls tennis action on Tuesday.The teams of Kenedi Berkhimer and Ashley Josapak, and Candace Holt and Michaela Brown swept the doubles competition.Tina ...

C-K rallies to win

WILLIAMSBURG - Emily Claar recorded nine kills and 12 service points, and Claysburg-Kimmel regrouped after losing the first game to notch an Inter-County Conference win at Williamsburg, 8-25, 25-20, 25-20, 25-10, in high school girls volleyball on Thursday.Claysburg also got nine kills from ...

Devils sweep Guilfoyle

EBENSBURG - Kourtney Cavalier, Julia Schaffer and Taylor Mazzarella had singles wins as Central Cambria swept Bishop Guilfoyle, 5-0, at the Ebensburg Tennis Center in high school girls tennis action on Thursday.Central Cambria received doubles wins from the teams of Maria Farabaugh and Liza ...

Weimert, Milanesi star for Heights

PATTON - Matt Weimert and Matt Milanesi each had three goals and an assist in leading Cambria Heights to an 8-4 win over United in high school boys soccer Wednesday.The Highlanders, now 2-0, led 5-2 at halftime.SCORE BY HALVESUnited2 2 - 4Cambria Heights 5 3 - 8First Half: CH-Weimert ...

Tigers sweep Bearcats

HOLLIDAYSBURG - Ali Wyland had 21 service points, seven aces, seven kills and 11 digs to lead Hollidaysburg to a 25-14, 25-16, 25-7 victory over Huntingdon.Rachel Gualdoni had nine digs and 10 kills, and Miranda Rhodes added 24 assists for Hollidaysburg, which improved to 2-0.Mallory Sellers ...

Altoona boys sweep Latrobe, Gateway

MONROEVILLE - Junior Greg Williams paced the field with a time of 19:16 to lead the Altoona Area High School boys cross country team to a season-opening 19-38 win over Latrobe and a 21-40 victory over host Gateway on Wednesday.Senior Brady McCarthy finished second in a time of 19:52 for ...

Keipert leads CC past Guilfoyle

EBENSBURG - Led by Alex Keipert's medalist score of 71, the Central Cambria High School golf team defeated visiting Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic, 447-546, in high school golf action on Wednesday at Ebensburg Country Club.Central Cambria improved to 2-0 overall and in the Laurel Highlands Athletic ...

Central defeats Tyrone in tennis

MARTINSBURG-Lauren Kensinger, Ellie King and Yvonne Longenecker each earned singles victories to lead Central to a 6-1 victory over Tyrone in the high school girls tennis season opener for both teams Wednesday.The teams of Candace Holt and Kenedi Berkhimer, and Ashley Josapak and Lindsey ...

Guelich leads Mounties to Wildcat title

BLAIRSVILLE - Payton Guelich's medalist score of 74 led the Philipsburg-Osceola high school golf team to the team championship at the Wildcat Open at Tom's Run on Monday.Tyler Singer shot a 76, and Carter Fischer added a 77 for the Mounties.Northern Cambria placed second thanks to a 76 from ...

Robertson aids Everett in two wins

BEDFORD - Everett's Zach Robertson earned medalist honors by shooting a 2-over par 37 during the Warriors' nine-hole opening match at the Bedford Elks Friday in high school golf action.Everett edged Bedford, 256-260, and Claysburg-Kimmel, 256-318.The Bisons, who topped Tussey Mountain, 260-216, ...

Younger Hasson lands coaching post in Philly

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School product Jason Hasson was recently named the new head boys basketball coach at West Catholic Prep in Philadelphia.Hasson is the son of one-time Altoona and Bishop Guilfoyle boys basketball coach Paul Hasson.A graduate of St. Vincent's College who also has a ...

Development important despite BG’s PIAA exit

EBENSBURG - Coach Brandin McDonough knows Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic is capable of winning the District 6 Class AA volleyball championship. Four successive appearances in the PIAA tournament prove that point.But the second-year coach knows more will be - if not should be - expected."We've ...

Altoona swept by Tigers

By Samuel LeggFor the MirrorEBENSBURG - Altoona's historic high school boys volleyball season came to a halt Wednesday against perennial-power North Allegheny - but not without a fight.The District 6 champion Mountains Lions fell in three straight games, 25-18, 25-19, 25-20, to WPIAL No. 3 seed ...

BG’s Talko ousted

HERSHEY - Bishop Guilfoyle freshman Ryne Talko lost, 6-0, 6-0, to Sewickley Academy's Sam Sauter in the first round of the PIAA Class AA high school boys singles tennis championship tournament at the Hershey Racquet Club on Friday.Talko won the District 6 championship and helped the Marauders ...

BG’s Talko ousted

HERSHEY - Bishop Guilfoyle freshman Ryne Talko lost, 6-0, 6-0, to Sewickley Academy's Sam Sauter in the first round of the PIAA Class AA high school boys singles tennis championship tournament at the Hershey Racquet Club on Friday.Talko won the District 6 championship and helped the Marauders ...

Altoona rallies to win

WINGATE - After Altoona swept McDowell earlier in the season, and then swept State College in the District 6 Class AAA championship, there is no doubt that the Mountain Lions were a confident group heading into Wednesday's PIAA subregional match against the same McDowell team.It wasn't easy, ...

Marauders’ run ends in PIAA semis

HERSHEY - Summarizing Bishop Guilfoyle's final match likely can be accomplished in several different ways, but a particular two-word description will suffice.Just call it a learning experience for Julie Donovan's Marauders, who tumbled 5-0 in the semifinal round of the PIAA's Class AA boys' ...