Scholastic Sports

Arnold helps turn the tide in Bedford win

BEDFORD — Central Cambria coach Shane McGregor referred to Bedford’s Dylan Arnold as a battering ram following Friday night’s game between the two schools. It’s an appropriate description. The senior running back plowed through the middle of the Red Devils defense for 164 yards and ...

Kick return sparks Huskies

EBENSBURG — Coming into the second half up only three points over Philipsburg-Osceola and looking for more, Bishop Carroll’s Maverick Farabaugh provided the spark the Huskies needed to gain some leverage. Lined up to return the second half kickoff, Farabaugh collected the kick and ran 90 ...

Turnovers haunt Portage in loss to Shade

CAIRNBROOK — Friday’s game between Portage and Shade had 95 points scored. The Mustangs had 470 yards rushing, including a player over 200 yards rushing and another over 150 yards rushing. Shade’s quarterback had 241 yards rushing and 252 yards passing. However, it was a couple ...

Wolfe swings game for Devils

HOUTZDALE — Moshannon Valley was within nine points of once-beaten Bellwood-Antis in the third quarter on Friday night, and the winless Black Knights seemed to have the momentum. Then senior Blue Devil quarterback Shawn Wolfe took off running on the first play of B-A’s second series of ...

Regional football roundup

West Branch 21, Mount Union 20 MOUNT UNION — Quinton Posey scored on a 57-yard touchdown run at the start of the fourth quarter that would have tied the game at 21, but Mount Union missed the ensuing extra point and West Branch would hung on to beat the Trojans. Warriors running back ...

Hodnett, 49, dies after crash

From Mirror, wire reports YORK HAVEN — Sprint Car driver Greg Hodnett has died after a crash Thursday night at BAPS Motor Speedway. The 49-year-old Hodnett, from Spring Grove, was the World of Outlaws Rookie of the Year in 1993 and went on to win 20 World of Outlaws races. He won the ...

Tyrone facing stiff test

If the District 6 playoffs started this week, Bellefonte and Tyrone would be the No. 1 seeds in Class 4A and 3A, respectively. The teams, which both stand at 4-0, will meet at Bald Eagle Area at 7 p.m. tonight in a Mountain League matchup. “We know Tyrone is a veteran team,” Bellefonte ...

Friday Live Football Scoreboard

FRIDAY AREA Marion Center 28, Northern Cambria 12 (FINAL) Tussey Mountain 44, Williamsburg 0 (FINAL) West Branch 21, Mount Union 20 (FINAL) Conemaugh Twp. 35, Blacklick Valley 7 (FINAL) Central Dauphin East 17, Altoona 16 (FINAL-Overtime) Clearfield 49, Central Mountain 7 (FINAL) Bald ...

Penn Cambria duo crucial in shutout win

EBENSBURG — Emmy Harvey scored twice, once unassisted, and Kailyn Anderson had two assists for Penn Cambria in a 3-0 shutout of Central Cambria on Thursday in high school girls soccer. Kyrsten Smith scored the opening goal for the Lady Panthers at 36:16 in the first half. Penn Cambria is ...

Lady Tigers down Altoona in 4

Hollidaysburg knocked off Altoona, 22-25, 25-21, 25-4, 25-20, in a high school girls volleyball game on Thursday at the AAHS Fieldhouse on Erin Dodson Scholarship Night. Claire Sauerland led Hollidaysburg with 13 kills, Olivia Dipongrazio had 26 digs, and Reagan Ferguson contributed 37 ...

Scarlet Dragons hold off Eagles

ROARING SPRING — Central jumped out to a three goal lead and held on to beat Tyrone, 4-3, on Thursday in high school boys soccer. Collin Rupert, Devin Clapper, Jonathan Trexler and Braden Kensinger each scored goals for the Scarlet Dragons. Corey Johnston scored all three goals for ...

CC improves to 12-0

SOMERSET — Olivia Ratchford, Maria Farabaugh and Emma Ratchford each won singles match to help Central Cambria sweep Somerset, 5-0, and improve to 12-0 on Thursday in high school girls tennis action. Doubles winners for the Lady Devils were Corrine and Sophia Devan, and Sam Archangelo and ...

Ebersole, Henninger pace Mountain Lions

With Gabe Ebersole and Brayden Henninger finishing second and third, the Altoona boys topped Kiski Prep, 26-31, on the Logan Elementary School course on Thursday in high school cross country action. Kiski’s Jake Folaron won in a time of 18 minutes, 14 seconds, followed by Ebersole (18:17) ...

Reese’s 42 helps PC top Bisons

BEDFORD — Led by Collin Reese’s 42, Penn Cambria edged Bedford, 221-225, at Bedford Elks Thursday afternoon in high school golf action. Bedford’s Jared Turner was the medalist with a 40. PENN CAMBRIA (221): Reese 42, Fogel 43, O’Donnell 44, Garrett 45, Caldwell 47. BEDFORD (225): ...

Altoona’s Streightiff deals with close call after hit injures spine

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com As Matthew Streightiff sprinted down Mansion Park’s artificial turf covering a kickoff for the Altoona Area High School football team last Friday night, he had visions of laying a big hit on the Chambersburg return man. At the last second, he ...

Duo helps Central to 5-1 victory

TYRONE — Ashley Negley got an assist from Tori Longenecker at 4:56 in the first half to open up the scoring as Central went on to beat Tyrone, 5-1, in high school girls soccer action Wednesday afternoon. Negley finished with two goals and an assist. Longenecker had a goal after Negley’s ...

New Tussey coach not surpised with 4-0

By John Hartsock jhartsock@altoonamirror.com When Anthony Sottasante took over as head football coach at Tussey Mountain High School this past spring, he knew, despite the program’s recent struggles, that he had a pretty good football team with which to work. He also knew that some ...

Talko leads BG past Red Devils

Ryne Talko’s goal, off a Joel Craig assist, in the second half was all Bishop Guilfoyle needed in a 1-0 win over Central Cambria Tuesday night in high school boys soccer action at Tom Irwin Field in Pleasant Valley. Goalie Zach Yingling got the shutout as Guilfoyle (1-5) won for the first ...

Tigers shut out Golden Eagles

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Grant Glass scored a pair of goals, and Evan Shale recorded four saves while helping Hollidaysburg post a 3-0 shutout of Tyrone in high school boys soccer Monday. SCORE BY HALVES Tyrone 0 0 — 0 Hollidaysburg 0 3 — 3 First half: none. Second half: H—Glass ...

Hollidaysburg wins

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Trent Paddock scored on runs of nine and 65 yards as Hollidaysburg had no problem with Ligonier Valley, 38-6, in junior varsity football Monday. A.J. Weyant (52 yards), Rocco Grassi (5), Stephen Robertson (5) and Gage Shawley (55) all reached the end zone via runs for the ...