Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic battled through adversity this season before ending the regular season with a huge wins over previously unbeaten Chestnut Ridge and diocesan rival Bishop McCort that clinched a first-round bye for the Marauders.
Their reward? Homer-Center.
The same team that ended ...
DISTRICT 6-10 SUBREGIONAL
CLASS 6A CHAMPIONSHIP
at Saint Francis University
State College 55, McDowell 20 (FINAL)
CLASS 5A CHAMPIONSHIP
at FRANKLIN H.S.
Hollidaysburg 33, Oil City 22 (FINAL)
DISTRICT 6-9 PLAYOFFS
CLASS 4A CHAMPIONSHIP
at DUBOIS AREA H.S.
Clearfield 49, Bellefonte 21 ...
Everett trying to upset
top-seeded Chestnut Ridge
Chestnut Ridge enters the District 5 Class 2A championship game as the favorite.
Just ask Everett coach Winston Redman.
“We’re going to have to play the best football game we’ve ever played in the four years I’ve been here,” ...
This is the ninth in a series of high school football features on some key players on playoff-bound teams in the Mirror’s coverage area
Everett’s defense has allowed more than 27 points per game this season, but it has played a major role in the Warriors’ wins the past two weeks.
By Michael Boytim
WINDBER — The Bedford girls soccer team seemed to be in complete control of Tuesday’s PIAA Class 2A first-round game against Hopewell through one half.
Then the Lady Vikings’ Raychel Speicher got to a loose ball and fired it past Bedford ...
This is the eighth in a series of high school football features on some key players on playoff-bound teams in the Mirror’s coverage area
Senior R.J. Helsel stands just 5-foot-6 and weighs in at a modest 155 pounds, but he plays very big on the football field for Claysburg-Kimmel.
DILLSBURG — Central Cambria’s season came to an end in thrilling fashion on Tuesday night at Northern High School, as the Lady Devils rallied from two sets down to force a fifth set before falling to Delone Catholic, 25-27, 22-25, 25-21, 25-17, 14-16 in the first round of the PIAA Class 2A ...
By Dave Mackall
For the Mirror
IRWIN — Three District 6 championships in a row, three first-round exits from the PIAA playoffs.
Hollidaysburg, attempting to make a statement for District 6 girls soccer in Class 3A, again failed to take the next step Tuesday night, losing to ...
MOON TOWNSHIP —With enough pressure, eventually, something will break.
After holding off Shady Side Academy’s constant attack Tuesday night, Bedford’s defense finally cracked late in the second half and the Indians held on for a 1-0 win at Moon Area High School’s Tiger Stadium to open ...
Name: Lauren Shaffer
School: Portage Area
Sport: Cross country
Athlete of the week achievement: Shaffer finished second in the state in Class 1A at the PIAA Cross Country Championships on Saturday in Hershey. Her time was 19 minutes, 51 seconds.
Name: Macen Akers
School: Everett Area
Athlete of the week achievement: Akers rushed for 180 yards and three touchdowns, threw for 41 yards, picked off two passes and made the game-saving tackle in the final seconds to lift Everett over ...
Juniata Valley has been known for its overpowering running game for years, and thanks to 1,000-yard back Jaxson Rand, that hasn’t changed.
But what has changed is the Green Hornets’ ability to work toward something they’ve been striving to achieve for a long time.
“Versatility is ...
In so many ways, senior Kolton McGhee has sported a leg of gold for the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School Marauders over the last four seasons.
Whether he’s booming an unreturnable kickoff, booting a long field goal, or pinning opponents deep inside their own territory with an ...
While most of the high school football teams in the Mirror’s coverage area will stay close to home this Friday, Hollidaysburg will make a two and a half hour trek to Franklin High School to play Oil City at 7 p.m.
Bedford will play Westinghouse in the District 5-8 Class 3A championship game ...
HERSHEY — The Central Cambria girls reclaimed their dominance and Portage freshman Lauren Shaffer served notice she is a force to be reckoned with at the PIAA Cross Country Championships at the Parkview course on Saturday.
The Lady Devils captured their first team title in Class 2A since ...
BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis High School senior tight end-linebacker T.J. Wyland didn’t make every big play Saturday night, it just seemed like it.
Wyland caught a touchdown pass for Bellwood’s first score. He later made a tackle at the goal line to prevent a West Shamokin two-point ...
CLAYSBURG — There are some games in which one play turns the entire momentum and proves to be the deciding factor in the outcome.
Claysburg-Kimmel’s District 6 Class 1A first-round playoff game with Conemaugh Valley Saturday night was one such game, and Bulldogs senior linebacker Blayde ...
EVERETT — Macen Akers has made plays all year long for the Everett Warriors.
Saturday night’s District 5 Class 2A semifinal against Meyersdale proved to be no different as the senior scored three touchdowns and came up with two interceptions on defense.
As impressive as all of that was, ...
SAXTON — Tussey Mountain’s unexpected good season under new coach Anthony Sottasante came to an end Saturday in a District 5 Class 1A semifinal game.
A fourth-quarter interception return for a touchdown gave Conemaugh Township a two-score lead, and the Indians downed the Titans, ...
In each of the three previous seasons, the Bishop Carroll Catholic girls volleyball team made the trip down the mountain to Altoona in search of a district championship only to leave disappointed.
This year’s ride home was much more jubilant.
The Lady Huskies cleared that finals hurdle this ...