Miscellaneous

Mountain Lions remain perfect by sweeping Colts

NORTHERN CAMBRIA - Altoona improved to 8-0 with a 25-10, 25-14, 25-18 victory over Northern Cambria in high school boys volleyball Tuesday.Josh Over had 20 digs for the Mountain Lions, Danny Over contributed 32 assists, Josh Lidwell had six kills and eight digs, and Lucas Barr added six kills ...

NB’s Furry, Gates shine

SAXTON - Whitley Furry won the 800 and 1600 runs, Mackenzie Gates was first in the 100 hurdles and 300 hurdles, and Sadie McConnell took the long jump and triple jump to propel Northern Bedford to wins over Everett (115-35) and Tussey Mountain (111-37) in a four-team meet that also included ...

Belinda’s single lifts Mounties

PHILIPSBURG - Isaac Knepp scored on a Caleb Belinda single to left field as Philipsburg-Osceola defeated Huntingdon, 1-0, in a nine inning high school baseball game Saturday.Derek Shaw had three singles for P-O, which improved to 9-2 with the victory.P-O starter Josh Earnest and Cameron ...

Tussey edges Tyrone

SAXTON - Tussey Mountain edged Tyrone, 3-2, after sweeping the doubles competiton in high school boys tennis on Monday. Jon Tilsner and Pierre Caradec won at No. 1 doubles, and Trenton Husick and Enzo Marin won at No. 2 doubles. Brandon Cucalon won a singles match for the Titans.Tyrone got ...

Sinisi leads Police to victory

Adam Sinisi had three hits and drove in five runs to lead Police to a six-inning 14-4 win over Tom Dickey Law in an Altoona Teener League 14-year-old baseball game at Seitz Field on Saturday.Teammate Brennan Shaeffer added two hits and two RBIs. Tom Dickey got two hits from Michael ...

Bedford blanks Tussey Mountain

SAXTON - Bedford downed Tussey Mountain, 5-0, behind singles wins from Jess Hampton, Ben Windows and Caleb Beidle in high school boys tennis on Tuesday.Doubles winners were Keith McDaniel and Willie Bonn, and Luke Dague and Lance Dague.SINGLES: 1, Hampton, B, def. Cucalon, 6-0, 6-0; 2, Windows, ...

Mountain Lions bounce Forest Hills

SIDMAN - Frank Perehinec had 12 kills, six service, points, five blocks and four aces as Altoona defeated Forest Hills, 25-9, 25-8, 25-19, in high school boys volleyball on Tuesday.Phillip Swartz had 12 service points, six kills, four blocks and four aces for the Mountain Lions. Daniel Over ...

Hard work pays for Welteroth

Name: Collin WelterothSchool: Bishop Guilfoyle CatholicAge: 17Grade: SeniorSport: VolleyballAthlete of the week achievement: Welteroth collected 42 kills, 15 digs and eight aces to help Bishop Guilfoyle down Northern Cambria, Derry and Huntingdon. He was 15-of-18 in kill attempts with six aces ...

Tiger duo triumphs

The Hollidaysburg Area High School tandem of Anthony Menard and Nick Viduya emerged as the champions of the No. 2 doubles bracket at the 15th annual Mountain Lion Invitational Tennis Tournament, completed Saturday at ProCare Health and Fitness, Ebensburg Tennis Center and the Summit Tennis ...

Guilfoyle sweeps Derry

The Bishop Guilfoyle boys volleyball team improved to 2-0 on Wednesday night thanks to a 25-15, 25-17, 25-22 win over Derry at the Pleasant Valley gym in high school action.The Marauders got 15 service points, including four aces, as well as 10 kills and four blocks from Jimmy Burke to go with ...

McGuigan’s commitment fostered area tennis

Mike McGuigan dedicated much of his life to improving the lives of young tennis players in Hollidaysburg.McGuigan, who died last week at the age of 75 from injuries that he had suffered in an automobile accident on Frankstown Road, was the former long-time Hollidaysburg Area Senior High School ...

Marauders triumph

The Bishop Guilfoyle boys tennis team improved to 5-0, thanks to a 4-1 win over Bedford at Mansion Park.The Marauders got singles wins from Ryne Talko and Vincent D'Andrea, along with doubles victories from Jimmy Burke and Cole Rinker, along with Ben Unpingco and Jake Dillen.Bedford (4-1) got ...

Smith, Knauss spark Dragons

MARTINSBURG - The Central boys volleyball team improved to 2-1 with a 25-13, 25-15, 25-16 win over West Shamokin Monday night in high school action.Ben Smith had 11 service points and seven kills for the winners, who also got 21 assists from Matt Knauss, 12 service points from Austin Berkhimer ...

Altoona finishes as runner-up in Derry

DERRY - Altoona's boys high school volleyball team finished as the runner-up in the Derry Invitational after losing, 25-23, to North Allegheny in the finals.The Mountain Lions defeated Hempfield 25-10, 25-16) and Shaler (25-18, 25-16) in the morning pool but lost a pair to Penn Trafford (25-15, ...

Altoona defeats Colts

Josh Over delivered 17 service points and added 12 digs for Altoona as it swept Northern Cambria, 25-5, 25-9, 25-13, in high school boys volleyball on Thursday at the AAHS Fieldhouse.Phillip Swartz added 17 service points, nine kills and four digs for the Mountain Lions, who are now 2-0, and ...

Guilfoyle sweeps Crushers

Ryne Talko, Vincent D'Andrea and Dan Sullivan won singles matches as Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic swept Bishop McCort, 5-0, at Mansion Park in high school tennis Tuesday.The teams of Jim Burke and Cole Rinker and Jake Dillen and Matt Unpingco won the doubles matches.SINGLES: 1, Talko, BG, def. ...

Swartz leads Altoona to four-set victory over Scarlet Dragons

MARTINSBURG - Phillip Swartz led Altoona with 10 service points, 10 digs, 11 kills and seven blocks as the Mountain Lions defeated Central, 25-17, 25-19, 23-25, 25-22, in high school volleyball Tuesday.Josh Over added 30 digs for Altoona, while Matt Knauss had 27 assists for Central.SERVICE ...

Bishop Guilfoyle sweeps Richland to move to 2-0

JOHNSTOWN - Bishop Guilfoyle improved to 2-0 with a 5-0 win in high school boys tennis on Wednesday afternoon at Richland.The Marauders got singles wins from Ryne Talko, Vincent D'Andrea and Dan Sullivan, while the doubles teams of Jimmy Burke and Cole Rinker, along with Nick Rasmussen and Matt ...

Lady Devils’ Gironda finishes shy of finals

LEWISBURG - Central Cambria High School senior Gabby Gironda did not advance to the finals in her second event at the PIAA Class AA Swimming and Diving Championships at Bucknell University on Saturday.Gironda, who placed 14th in the 100-yard butterfly on Friday, finished 29th in the 500 ...

Red Devils blanked by Lions

JOHNSTOWN - The Central Cambria hockey team couldn't have asked for more opportunities than they got to start the Laurel Mountain Hockey League Championship game Thursday night.It took 6 seconds before the Red Devils had a power play chance, and they also had a 5-on-3 opportunity in the first ...