CRESSON — A very successful and very special 2019 baseball season came to an end for the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School Marauders late Monday afternoon.
After winning the District 6 Class 2A championshp last week, the Marauders lost a pitchers’ battle, 2-0 to WPIAL third-place ...
BUTLER — Ryan Whitehead gave Philipsburg-Osceola a golden opportunity to win the District 6 Class 3A title last week when he kept Mount Union scoreless into extra innings, but the Mounties couldn’t capitalize.
Isaiah Dixon was determined not to let it happen again.
The senior designated ...
EVERETT — Give credit where it’s due.
The Bedford Bisons, champions of District 5 after a mixed bag of a season that included a five-game losing streak the week before the start of the playoffs, played hard until the wheels came off the cart.
Hopewell’s Jake McGovern played a large ...
DUBOIS — Chestnut Ridge rallied from a four run deficit to score three runs in the bottom of the seventh inning on Monday afternoon at Heindl Memorial Field in DuBois, but it wasn’t enough as they fell to Clearfield, 4-3, in first round action of the PIAA Class 3A state softball playoffs. ...
Name: Olivia Bushore
Athlete of the week achievement: Bushore pitched Claysburg-Kimmel to the District 6 Class 1A championship with an 8-5 win over Glendale. She struck out six and walked two.
Season update: ...
Name: Dan Potopa
School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic
Athlete of the week achievement: Potopa caught all seven innings and drove in the winning run — the only run — in a 1-0 victory over West Shamokin in the District 6 Class 2A baseball ...
Gianna Caputo, jr., Altoona: Mirror three-time first-team all-star ... District 6 Class 3A runner-up in the 100 hurdles and fourth-place finisher in the long jump ... Mountain Lion Classic 3A 100 hurdles fifth-place finisher ... Pan-Ram Invitational third place in the ...
Connor Adams, sr., Altoona: Two-time Mirror first-team all-star and honorable mention as a sophomore ... Part of the PIAA Class 3A sixth-place medalist 400 relay ... District 6 Class 3A 100 dash champion and 400 relay champion ... Mountain Lion Classic Class 3A 100 dash and ...
LORETTO — Claysburg-Kimmel and Glendale have owned the District 6 Class 1A bracket the past three seasons and met once again in the championship game at Saint Francis University.
The teams both play in the Inter-County Conference, had split the last two district titles and both beat the ...
CRESSON — Trailing Bellefonte 1-0 in the fourth inning of the District 6 4A championship game, Tyrone’s Maci Brodzina rounded third and was all set to race home with the tying run. That was because Ally Jones hit a ground ball that headed for left field.
Bellefonte’s Emma DeHaas was ...
By John Hartsock
LORETTO — It’s been said often, and it’s probably true, that pitching and defense wins championships in baseball and softball.
But putting together a potent batting attack like the one that the Bald Eagle Area High School softball team ...
Two more District 6 softball championship games were postponed Thursday.
That means there will be four titles on the line today in Cambria County on what is forecasted to be a rain-free day.
Glendale and Claysburg-Kimmel will meet in the Class 1A title game for the third year in a row at ...
Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School athletic teams and championship hardware go hand in hand.
When it comes to district and state sports titles, BG has more than its share of banners, plaques and trophies on display at the Pleasant Valley school.
Another was added Wednesday morning. And, ...
PUNXSUTAWNEY — With confidence in his starting pitcher and some sage advice for his hitters, Bedford Bisons coach Adam Arnold got just about everything he wanted from Wednesday’s District 5/9 Class 3A Sub-Regional finals matchup with Brookville.
The most important result was the 6-3 win ...
For senior right-handed pitcher Dylan Gearhart and the rest of the Mount Union High School baseball team, Tuesday afternoon’s District 6 Class 3A championship win was more than just a single victory.
It was the completion of a mission, and the fulfillment of a dream.
“Nobody worked ...
Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic’s District 6 Class 2A baseball championship game against top-seeded West Shamokin was postponed Tuesday.
The game is scheduled to be made up this morning at PNG Field at 10 a.m., but the importance of getting the game in as quickly as possible is significant as the ...
Name: Owen Kravetz
High school: Altoona Area
College choice: Chatham
Other colleges considered: Kings College, Arcadia University
Why I picked Chatham: “I loved the campus, and I felt that it was a perfect fit for academics ...
Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic and Altoona Area had multiple players named to the 2019 Pennsylvania Volleyball Coaches Association All-District Team.
In Class 3A, Altoona was represented by senior outside hitter Dalton Keller and senior middle blocker Andrew Cassidy.
BG had three players named ...
Name: Harleigh Cavender
Athlete of the week achievement: Cavender went 2-for-3 with two home runs and three RBIs in a 6-4 victory over Williamsburg in the District 6 Class 1A quarterfinals. She then went 3-for-4 ...
Name: Austin Lewis
School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic
Athlete of the week achievement: Lewis fired a one-hitter with six strikeouts in a 2-0 victory over Claysburg-Kimmel in the District 6 Class 2A quarterfinals and also went 2-for-3 with an ...