Miscellaneous

Following the pack leads to big day for CC

SIDMAN — At Wednesday’s Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference Cross Country Meet, pack running ruled the day for Central Cambria. The Red Devils did not have a top-five runner in the boys race, and their top girl runner finished third. However, Central Cambria had a strong pack of runners ...

Penns Valley wins Mountain; Tyrone’s Joe Kohler second

SPRING MILLS — The Penns Valley boys and girls cross country teams captured the Mountain League Championships on Wednesday in high school action at home. The Penns Valley girls finished with 25 points, thanks to a first-place finish from Rebecca Bierly in 19:24. The Penns Valley boys ...

PC setter reaches milepost

CRESSON - Alyssa Montgomery entered Thursday's Laurel Highlands Conference girls volleyball match needing six assists to reach 2,000 for her career.She got it, and then some.Montomery finished with 36 assists, and Penn Cambria needed them as the Lady Panthers defeated visiting Bishop Carroll in ...

Kensinger, Stern playing in finals

Central's Lauren Kensinger and Meggie Stern, the second seeds, will meet the top-seeded Westmont Hilltop duo of Lauren Criswell and Elle Goldblatt for the District 6 Class 2A girls doubles tennis championship on Saturday after winning three matches on Thursday.The first three rounds of the ...

Mounties advance

JOHNSTOWN - Philipsburg-Osceola golfers turned in three of the four lowest scores as the Mounties punched their ticket into the PIAA team championship with a 345-367 Class 2A District 5-6 subregional match victory over Rockwood on Thursday at Sunnehanna Country Club.P-O's Carter Fischer was ...

B-A drops close one

MOUNT UNION - Shykai Banks took first place in 17:34 to help lead the Mount Union boys past Bellwood-Antis, 23-32. Bellwood's Robert VanKirk finished second in 17:56 in cross country Thursday.The Mount Union girls won, 21-36, led by first-place finisher Dianne Rohrer in 21:18. Jenna Bartlett ...

CC’s Stevens reigns again in D6 girls golf

From Mirror reportsCRESSON - Defending winner Lauren Stevens had dropped a pair of close head-to-head decisions to Penn Cambria's Lauren Michina already this season, and Tuesday's second day of the District 6 Class 2A golf championships was shaping up as a rerun of those.Stevens led through ...

Valley rallies past Williamsburg

ALEXANDRIA - Juniata Valley rallied from a 2-1 deficit to claim the last two sets in a victory over Williamsburg (25-16, 16-25, 23-25, 25-18, 15-6) in high school girls volleyball on Tuesday night.Hayden Taylor led all players with 29 assists and 16 service points, while Halee Smith registered ...

Haugh’s goal lifts Altoona over BG

Paris Haugh scored the only goal of the game for the Altoona girls soccer team in a 1-0 win over Bishop Guilfoyle at the Altoona Intramural Field Saturday.The goal, which came in the second half, was assisted by Mykenah Massar. Altoona goalie Alicia Carper got the shutout as the Lady Lions ...

Stevens, Hallinan advance

Altoona juniors to play in 3A finalIt will be an all-Altoona final this morning in the District 6 Class 3A Singles Tennis Championships.No. 2 seed Jessica Stevens, an Altoona junior, will take on No. 4 seed Lindsey Hallinan, also an Altoona junior, in the championship match at 10:30 a.m. at the ...

Hollidaysburg’s Wood leads after first day

HOLLIDAYSBURG - Isaac Wood shot a 74 and found himself in a familiar position after one day at the District 6 Class 3A high school golf championships at Scotch Valley Country Club on Wednesday.The Hollidaysburg senior leads the event he won in 2014. Wood, however, failed to finish in the top ...

Grier sweeps Lady Eagles

TYRONE - Grier swept Tyrone, 6-0, in high school girls tennis action Wednesday.Kristen Lucas, Olivia and Maggie Ackley, Janet Ruiz, and Tess Martin all picked up singles wins for Grier.In doubles action, the pairs of Mosha Mochchevitina and Maria Loberia, and Eugenia Sotomayer and Annie ...

Lady Tigers sweep MC

HOLLIDAYSBURG - Hollidaysburg defeated Mifflin County, 5-0, behind singles wins from Veronica Helsel, Jenee Delerme and Helen Rose, in high school tennis Monday.In doubles competition, Chloe Love and Paige Jodon won at No. 1, and Ziana Younes and Samantha Betar won at No. 2.SINGLES: 1, Helse, ...

CC girls earn grant at tourney

Nineteen school districts and 140 student golfers took part in the third annual scholastic Operation Our Town golf tournament at Park Hills Country Club Monday afternoon.The winning boys and girls programs were awarded $2,500 grants to be used for a current or new school program that is aimed ...

Altoona splits games

FROSTBURG, Md. - The Altoona boys soccer team finished second on Saturday at the Mountain Ridge Tournament in Maryland, losing 2-1, to Brunswick, Md. in the opener while coming back to beat the host team, Mountain Ridge, 4-0, in high school action.The tourney format is not a traditional format ...

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 ...