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Scholastic Sports

First D6 tourney title worth wait for Vikings

There was a long delay in announcing the District 6 Class 2A Tournament final team standings and awards to what were mostly Glendale fans, wrestlers and coaches standing on the gymnasium floor at the Altoona Fieldhouse. But it was worth the wait. When it was announced that the Vikings won ...

Altoona’s Sarbo drilling harder to get state medal

Altoona’s Matt Sarbo placed seventh at 106 pounds at the PIAA Class 3A Championships as a freshman. Many, including Sarbo, expected an even better finish to his sophomore season. He started off well, rolling to a 20-7 major decision in his first bout at the Giant Center. But then he went ...

Mirror wrestling rankings

106 POUNDS 1. Calan Bollman Chestnut Ridge Fr 33-3 2. Korry Walls Tyrone Fr 24-9 3. Reyan Imler Northern Bedford So 26-9 4. Landon Dunsmore Huntingdon Fr 27-13 5. Jaxon Matthews Central SO 21-15 Ones to watch: Trevor Husick, TM; Josh Diehl, Bed; Nathan Rabenstein, B-A 113 ...

Wrestling leaders

WINS 1. Knisely CR 35-3 2. Mills Hunt 35-5 3. Dull CR 34-8 4. C. Bollman CR 33-3 Johnston Glen 33-3 6. Ka. Burkett CR 33-4 7. Crouch Cent 33-6 8. Eckenrode CH 31-3 9. Z. Dubler Glen 31-5 Walk Ty 31-5 PINS 1. Crouch Cent 21 2. Johnston Glen 20 3. Dull CR 19 ...

Lady Lions drop 11th in a row

The Associated Press UNIVERSITY PARK — Stephanie Jones scored 21 points on 9-of-11 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds and No. 10 Maryland clamped down defensively in the second half to roll to a 106-69 win over Penn State on Sunday. The Terrapins, who only led 46-45 at halftime, won their ...

Glendale triumphs: Johnston helps Vikings win title

Glendale’s Cory Johnston finally cracked the code on how to beat Mount Union returning state runner-up Jake Ryan. And the Vikings made history again in the District 6 Class 2A Tournament. Johnston, who suffered two one-point losses to Ryan during the regular season, got some revenge beating ...

Lower seed BG beats up on CC

EBENSBURG — After losing two of its last three games of the regular season, the Bishop Guilfoyle girls basketball team slid down to the fourth and final seed in the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference playoffs. While it may have been a tough pill to swallow at first, it was possibly just ...

Defense does in BG in title tilt

EBENSBURG — Clinching the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference championship came down to just an inbounds pass. The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic boys basketball team had exactly what they were looking for on the play, but Johnstown came up with a key deflection. That set up a heartbreaking ...

Lady Devils reign again in ICC, beat Everett

CLAYSBURG — If anyone had left the Inter-County Conference girls championship game at halftime, they might have thought that Bellwood-Antis was all about Alli Campbell and Sakeria Haralson. While the senior duo are certainly a large part of the Lady Blue Devils, they are far from the only ...

Ridge dominates with six champions

JOHNSTOWN — Chestnut Ridge extended its reign of dominance in the District 5 Class 2A wrestling tournament Saturday night in the Richland Area High School gymansium, but first-year head coach Josh Deputy, obviously a perfectionist, still detected room for improvement. In rolling to its ...

Tussey boys take down West Branch

CLAYSBURG — Saturday’s Inter-County Conference championship game between Tussey Mountain and West Branch played out like the proverbial tale of two halves. Fortunately, for the Titans, their time came in the second half as Tussey was able to shake off an early third quarter deficit, climb ...

Weaver, Altoona claim league’s championship

BELLEFONTE — Gracie Weaver finished first in all events and won the all-around for Altoona, which won the Central Pennsylvania League championship Saturday afternoon in gymnastics action at Bellefonte Area High School. It was Altoona’s seventh straight title. Altoona finished on top of ...

Poised Portage: Lady Mustangs deliver at line to claim crown

JOHNSTOWN — Portage jumped out to a 14-point lead just minutes into the second half of its WestPAC championship and, at that point, looked like it could put the game away. However, Shanksville-Stonycreek, which didn’t sub the entire game, got its second wind when one would think it should ...

Red Devils’ Brandis making up for lost time

Central Cambria’s Zach Brandis has been hampered by a knee injury that limited him to 15 bouts and a 10-5 record going into the District 6 Class 2A Tournament. Brandis certainly made up for lost time on the first day of the tourney. The Red Devil senior, seeded seventh at 113, earned a ...

Portage not competing in D6 wrestling tourney

Portage isn’t wrestling in the District 6 Class 2A Tournament this weekend at the AAHS Fieldhouse. Portage Superintendent Eric Zelanko told The Mirror via phone that the reason for the Mustangs, who are coached by Mike Fox, not participating was an “internal matter” and couldn’t ...

Mo Valley tops Hornets

ALEXANDRIA — Moshannon Valley ended its season on a high note with a 45-26 Inter-County Conference win over Juniata Valley in high school boys basketball on Friday. Michael Kitko led the Black Knights with 13 points, Joe Bacher had 11 points, and Ben Murawski added 10. Juniata Valley ...

Valley upset it’s not allowed to host game

The District 6 high school basketball playoff brackets were released Thursday afternoon, and though the Juniata Valley girls team knew what was coming, that didn’t mean it was happy about it. The Lady Hornets are the No. 3 seed in the Class 2A bracket and will play sixth-seeded Bishop ...

BG gets upset ‘W’ in semis over Hills

SIDMAN —- Bishop Guilfoyle got off to a blistering start, and held off a late charge to stun previously unbeaten Forest Hills and earn a berth in the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference girls’ basketball championship game, thanks to a 57-48 semifinal upset victory over the Rangers on ...

No matter the foe, Marauders heading for finals

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic coach Chris Drenning went to bed Wednesday night thinking his Marauders would host Richland in the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference semifinals Thursday. But, when Drenning awoke Thursday morning, he was told to put away the Richland film because Bedford was now ...

Looking for an edge: District 5 titles keep on motivating Ridge

The trophy case at Chestnut Ridge keeps getting filled with PIAA Duals and District 5 championship trophies. The Lions are coming off of their third straight third-place finish at the PIAA Duals. With eight No. 1 seeds, they enter Saturday’s District 5 Tournament as a virtual lock to win ...