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CC freshman on the rise

Name: Stella Kuntz School: Central Cambria Age: 14 Grade: Freshman Sport: Cross country Athlete of the week achievement: Kuntz won the Gingerbread Saucony Kiski Area Cross Country Invitational overall girls race by being the only runner to break 20 minutes. She also placed first in ...

Future looks bright at NBC

Name: Ian Zimmerman School: Northern Bedford County Age: 16 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Cross country Athlete of the week achievement: Zimmerman bested a field of 157 runners to win the Altoona Mountain Lion Cross Country Invitational on Saturday. He finished in a time of 16:37.29. ...

Bauer reaches milestone in Devils’ victory

EBENSBURG — Central Cambria senior Jenna Bauer reached the 1,000-kill mark for her high school volleyball career as the Lady Red Devils defeated Forest Hills, 25-13, 25-7, 25-20 in a Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference match Monday. Emily Muffie had 12 kills and 11 service points, Bauer ...

Lady Tigers edge Altoona

Rita Kendziora completed the hat trick with a goal at 5:23 to go in the game with an assist from Gabby Cantos to edge Altoona, 4-3, in the nightcap of the Altoona Lady Lion Shootout Saturday night at Mansion Park in high school soccer. Freshman Natalie Despot assisted on two Hollidaysburg ...

Mt. Lebo wins tourney

Mount Lebanon won the four-team Mountain Lion Girls Tennis Classic held Friday and Saturday at Penn State Altoona. Team standings: 1. Mount Lebanon 22; 2. Villa Maria Academy 18; 3. Dallastown 12; 4. Altoona 8. No. 1 singles: 1. Camilla Buch, ML; 2. Sarah DeMarco, VM; 3. Alese Rinker, A; 4. ...

BG not fully satisfied with victory

EBENSBURG — Most coaches would be more than happy to come away with a 27-0 win against Central Cambria like Bishop Guilfoyle did on Friday night. But Marauders coach Justin Wheeler, who saw his team fumble the ball four times and commit penalties in key situations, still expects more from ...

Tigers knocked off

HOLLIDAYSBURG — If you like offensive football, Tiger Stadium was the place to be Friday night. n Hollidaysburg and Cedar Cliff combined for 72 points and over 900 yards. n Hollidaysburg quarterback Brady Walters passed for 313 yards and four touchdowns while Cedar Cliff QB Chris Dare ...

Golden Eagles overcome early P-O scare

By Ron Bracken For the Mirror PHILIPSBURG — It was the kind of game every coach dreads, one where his team is a prohibitive favorite but the opponent doesn’t know that. Philipsburg-Osceola wasn’t buying into that line of thinking Friday night when unbeaten Tyrone came to town to ...

Dragons’ rally falls short

By Neil Rudel nrudel@altoonamirror.com ROARING SPRING — After witnessing an entertaining shootout that featured outstanding quarterback play and a combined 554 yards passing, veteran Penns Valley coach Martin Tobias counted himself fortunate Friday night. “They (Central) did a ...

BEA defense tough on Carroll

By Kenny Varner For the Mirror WINGATE — Early this season, the Bald Eagle Area offense has been known for its quick strike attacks and the constant pounding they have put on their opponents. Friday night, the Eagles once again quickly led Bishop Carroll 14-0. But the Huskies’ ...

Ressler, Bedford option their way over PC

By Rob Longo For the Mirror CRESSON — During the first half of Bedford’s game at Penn Cambria Friday, the Bison struggled to move the ball offensively. Bedford completed one pass the entire first half, which happened to be a 59-yard strike from Steve Ressler to Mercury Swaim. ...

B-A’s defense tightens up in second half

BELLWOOD — Everett gave Bellwood-Antis’ defense problems in the first half, but things changed after halftime Friday night. The Blue Devils led by only five at the half but kept the Warriors scoreless in the second half of a 31-19 win at Memorial Stadium. Bellwood fell behind 6-3 after ...

Ridge pulls out thrilling win

By Nate Ritchey nritchey@altoonamirror.com NEW PARIS — The snap was low, but Chestnut Ridge quarterback Logan Pfister scooped it up and, rather than panic like most first-year QBs would, the sophomore looked for the play that was called. Despite having a Westmont Hilltop player charging ...

Long TD runs by Harr lift C-K to victory

HOUTZDALE – Moshannon Valley bottled up Claysburg-Kimmel running back Kobe Harr in the first half, limiting him to just 13 yards on seven carries. Harr, however, didn’t stay bottled up in the second half of Friday night’s game at CNB Bank Stadium. On two successive running plays, he ...

Weist, defense big for Tussey

LOYSBURG — On a night when powerful senior running back Cole Weist scored the game-winning touchdown, rushed for nearly 200 yards and spearheaded a ground-and-pound Tussey Mountain offensive attack that dominated time of possession, it was the Titans’ defense that came up with a couple of ...

Rand shows off versatility for Hornets

By Ty R. States For the Mirror WILLIAMSBURG — Juniata Valley needed to clean some things up at Williamsburg Friday and be more consistent the rest of the season after getting out to a 1-2 start. The Hornets made sure they were going to come away with a win as four touchdowns by ...

Defensive stand sparks Warriors

By Rich Murawski For the Mirror FLINTON — With time winding down in the first half, Glendale marched to the Warrior 1-yard line, looking to put a momentum-changing touchdown on the board before heading into the halftime break. Instead it was visiting West Branch that came up with the ...

Price helps Portage past Berlin

By Adam Ripple For the Mirror PORTAGE — With the game hanging in the balance, trailing Berlin Brothersvalley 27-26 in the fourth quarter, Portage quarterback Connor Price scored from 3 yards out for what proved to be the eventual game-winner as the Mustangs held on to beat the ...

Regional football roundup

State College 56 Carlisle 17 STATE COLLEGE — Penn State commit Keaton Ellis hauled in four passes for 180 yards and two touchdowns, ran in a touchdown from 15 yards out to open up the scoring, and returned a punt 65 yards for a score as State College dominated on its way to a win over ...

Lady Eagles now 5-0

TYRONE — The Tyrone Area High School girls tennis team improved its record to 5-0 on Friday with a 7-0 sweep of Shanksville-Stonycreek. Winnie Grot, Ava McCracken, Megan Tepsic, Olivia Reese and Emilee Walk won singles matches for Tyrone. Winning doubles matches were Lindsey Walk and Rachel ...