Scholastic Sports

New-look Bearcats still putting up victories

By Todd Irwin For the Mirror HUNTINGDON — For the Huntingdon wrestling team, it’s a new season with some new starters in the lineup, and the Bearcats are wearing the new alternate two-piece uniforms instead of singlets. But the Bearcats, who have won four straight District 6 Class 2A ...

Thomas’ 34 powers Tyrone to Mountain win

TYRONE — Dylan Thomas poured in 34 points, including knocking down seven 3-pointers, as Tyrone blew out Philipsburg-Osceola, 81-55, in a Mountain League boys basketball contest on Tuesday night. Jake Meredith also hit double figures for the Eagles with 14. Carson Jones registered 21 ...

Panthers hold off Red Devils

CRESSON — Leading 32-30, Penn Cambria’s Brock Talko sealed his team’s win over Central Cambria with a fall in 1:25 over Thomas Beyer at 145 as the Panthers beat the Red Devils, 38-30, in high school wrestling action Tuesday night. The Panthers got falls from Kayleb Stoy (195) and Gavin ...

Claar, Claysburg down N. Bedford

CLAYSBURG — Emily Claar poured in 20 points, including nine in the first quarter, to lead Claysburg-Kimmel over visiting Northern Bedford, 56-32, in an Inter-County Conference interdivisional girls basketball clash on Tuesday. Megan Hartman netted 15 and Olivia Locke 14 for the Lady ...

Dragon domination

Williamsburg held a 24-20 lead over Central early in the second quarter when Joey Smith started to assert himself. The 6-foot-5 senior’s scoring and rebounding helped the Scarlet Dragons reel off 23 straight points on their way to a 69-57 win Monday in the Jaffa Shrine’s Special Tip-off ...

Lady Dragons ride fast start to win

Central and Williamsburg High Schools had planned a boys-girls basketball doubleheader some time ago, and when the winds of fortune enabled the two Blair County rivals to move it to the Jaffa Shrine and have it serve as the introductory event preceding the 2017 Jaffa Shrine Basketball ...

Colledge competes for success

Name: Jared Colledge School: Everett Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Colledge was named most valuable player of the Pine Grill Roundball Classic, scoring 30 points and making four 3-pointers in a 55-43 victory over host Somerset in the ...

Glass becomes complete player

Name: Taylor Glass School: Portage Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Glass was named most valuable player of the Art Burkett Memorial Tournament, scoring 32 points and hitting a game-winning 3-point shot with 10 seconds left to lift the Lady ...

Lady Panthers roll Tigers

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Bailey O’Donnell scored 12 points as Penn Cambria topped Hollidaysburg, 57-23, in a freshman girls basketball game on Monday. Marin Miller led the Lady Tigers with nine points. PENN CAMBRIA (57): Kunsman 6, Saleme 8, Cornell 4, Lilly 10, B. O’Donnell 12, Hite 7, ...

Collins hits for 32 in Hornets’ victory

HOUTZDALE — Cameron Collins hit five shots from 3-point range and finished with 32 points to lead the Juniata Valley boys basketball team to its first win of the season, 72-37, over ICC North rival Moshannon Valley. Tristan Henderson had 13 for the Green Hornets with four 3-pointers, while ...

Mountain Lions come up short vs. WPIAL foe

Although the Altoona Mountain Lions are winless after three games, coach Doug West isn’t going to push the panic button. Not yet, anyway. After a tough 55-52 loss to Hempfield on Monday night at the AAHS Fieldhouse, West told his team it “needs to play with a sense of urgency from the ...

Herrington nets milestone in victory at West Branch

MORRISDALE — Halle Herrington scored 39 points, including the 1,000th of her career, to lead the Philipsburg-Osceola high school girls basketball team to a 78-43 victory over West Branch on Monday. Loryn Hughes added 10 points for the Lady Mounties. PHILIPSBURG-OSCEOLA (78): Herrington 15 ...

Tiger swimming teams sweep

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Shani Evans and Taylor Hileman both won two individual events as well as taking part in two winning relays as the Hollidaysburg girls swim team moved to 2-0 with a 112-58 victory over visiting Somerset Monday. Evans triumphed in the 500-yard freestyle and the 100 ...

Lady Lions come up short

WEXFORD — The Altoona girls basketball team put up a valiant effort Sunday afternoon in its loss to North Allegheny at the Wright Automotive Classic. Going up against the defending state 6A champions, Altoona led by as many as 10 points in the first half, only to fall down the stretch, ...

Blue Devils score early, often in win

By Jon Fleck For the Mirror TYRONE — After finishing one game shy of the state finals last year, the Bellwood-Antis girls basketball team has lofty goals once again this season. The Lady Devils served notice early that they’re ready to reach those goals. Bellwood put up 51 points ...

Hollidaysburg falls short in final

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Standing only 5 feet, 7 inches, Rena Enterline isn’t your typical high school post player. However, the Blairsville senior can be a handful for most Lady Bobcats’ opponents. Just ask the Hollidaysburg Lady Golden Tigers. Enterline poured in 38 points Saturday afternoon ...

Altoona routs Mt. Lebanon

WEXFORD — Olivia Hudson scored a game-high 19 points, and Altoona connected on seven 3-pointers as the Lady Lions topped Mount Lebanon, 64-31, in the North Allegheny-Wright Automotive Tip-Off Tournament on Saturday in high school girls basketball. Jess Stevens added 14 points, and Bridgid ...

Huskies cruise to NC title

NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Tournament MVP Nolan Burk poured in 18 points to lead Bishop Carroll to an 80-39 rout of Harmony in the championship game of the Northern Cambria Tip-Off Tournament Saturday in high school boys basketball. Carson Ertter chipped in with 13 points, and all-tourney selection ...

Central Cambria claims title

HOMER CITY — The Central Cambria High School girls basketball team wants to push the tempo this season, but the Lady Red Devils couldn’t do that on Saturday night. They were milking a big lead from the opening minutes. “Our game is run. But, when you get up by that much, you don’t ...

P-O wins Mountaineer tourney

PHILIPSBURG — The Philipsburg-Osceola wrestling team started the 2017-18 season with a bang on Saturday by winning its J.J. Powell Mountaineer Tournament and capturing four individual titles, including Outstanding Wrestler Matt Johnson. The Mounties won the team title by 19 points, 210-191, ...