Name: Owen Kravetz
School: Altoona Area
Sport: Ice hockey
Athlete of the week achievement: Kravetz scored two goals and had two assists in an 8-4 win over Hollidaysburg and collected two goals and an assist in a 9-2 victory over Bishop Guilfoyle.
Alex Kiepert, sr., Central Cambria: Shot 72 to win Class 2A PIAA Western Regional at Tom’s Run. ... Shot two-day total of 164 to finished tied for 21st at 2A PIAA Championships. ... Shot two-day total of 162 to finish tied for fifth in districts. ... Carded 76 to tie for second ...
HUNTINGDON — Haleigh Hatfield scored a game-high 16 points and added eight steals to lead Great Commission to a 32-25 road victory over Huntingdon Calvary Christian in high school girls basketball Monday.
Leah Tofano had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Great Commission, which improved to 3-0. ...
The Great Commission girls basketball team improved to 2-0 Friday night, thanks to a 35-15 win over Walnut Street Christian in high school action at the Northern Blair Rec Center.
Leah Tofano’s 12 points and 13 rebounds were tops for the Lady bears, who led, 14-6, at halftime. Teammate ...
The Great Commission girls basketball team opened its season Thursday night with a 43-25 win over Grier School in high school action at the Northern Blair Recreation Center.
The Lady Bears, up 13-6 at halftime, got 14 points and 16 rebounds from Leah Tofano, including nine points in the ...
As the curtain closes on an incredibly exciting scholastic soccer year, fans were treated to some tremendous high school games, and several teams exceeded all expectations.
n The most memorable may be the season put together by the Bedford girls. Not only did they grab their second ...
Altoona Area High School won the Laurel Mountain Hockey League championship last March, and the Mountain Lions returned all but four players from that team this season.
“They’re one of the teams to beat in this league,’’ Hollidaysburg coach Sean McTigue said of the Mountain Lions late ...
Dan Foor turned around the Claysburg-Kimmel High School football program.
If the Bulldogs are to continue on that track, though, or to continue to build upon it, it will have to be a job done by someone else.
Foor submitted his resignation as Bulldogs football coach last week following a ...
In his 20 years as head cross country coach at Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School, Joe Bilka often faced an uphill battle as far as numbers were concerned.
Even this past fall, BG was unable to field a full girls team for meets.
Nonetheless, Bilka always found significance in the ...
Playing Gateway is like watching for a bolt of lightning — blink, and you might miss something.
“You can’t take any plays off,” Hollidaysburg Area senior cornerback Trevor Miller said.
Miller and the Golden Tiger were able to keep pace with the high-flying WPIAL Class 5A champs for ...
GREENSBURG — State College headed to the second half against Pine-Richland happily deadlocked on Saturday, just like the teams had begun the game.
Then all of a sudden, the Little Lions were down a pair of touchdowns and never recovered.
Phil Jurkovec passed for 252 yards and three ...
CLYMER — It was an offensive outburst between Forest Hills and Sharon in the first half as they combined for 474 yards and 39 points. Sharon took a 21-18 lead in Saturday’s PIAA Class 3A quarterfinal as both teams scored on six straight possessions.
Sharon’s defense stemmed the tide to ...
HERSHEY — Even after watching a handful of regulars shuffle to the sidelines at various points of a hard-hitting contest, Ligonier Valley’s resourceful Rams still had a chance to win it at the end.
Yet when John Caldwell’s fourth-down pass inside the red zone fluttered to the turf, just ...
All good things must come to an end.
So it is for Bishop Guilfoyle’s nearly-four-year-long football winning streak.
Senior quarterback Mark Conrad and the Marauder receivers were successful in exploiting Homer-Center’s secondary for much of Friday night’s District 6 Class 1A ...
PIAA Class 5A quarterfinals
Who: Gateway Gators (12-1) vs. Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers (8-3)
When: Today, 1 p.m.
Where: Mansion Park Stadium, Altoona
Coaches: Gateway — Don Holl (19-6 in two years at Gateway; 107-73 in 16 years overall). Hollidaysburg — Homer DeLattre ...
Who: Hollidaysburg vs. Gateway
When: Saturday, 1 p.m.
Where: Mansion Park, Altoona
Records: Golden Tigers (8-3); Gators (12-1)
By Philip Cmor
When you reach this point in the high school football season, Pennsylvania playoff teams often measure ...
By Philip Cmor
Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School football coach Justin Wheeler said a winning streak that has extended almost four full seasons isn’t really on the mind of the Marauders.
In a numerical anomaly, Wheeler thinks four is superior to 60.
The Spring Cove School Board approved a new course on sports officiating for the next school year. The course will teach students the rules of the game and subsequently enable them to take a test to officiate if they are 18 years old.
The vote was 7-1 Monday, with James Smith voting against ...
Name: Josh Yasulitis
School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic
Athlete of the week achievement: Yasulitis rushed for four touchdowns in the first quarter and added a 25-yard touchdown reception in the second quarter in a 59-13 District 6 Class 1A ...