From Mirror reports
The Hollidaysburg Area High School football team won’t be traveling far this weekend.
The Golden Tigers’ PIAA Class 5A quarterfinal game against District 7 champion Gateway will be held at Altoona’s Mansion Park Stadium at 1 p.m. on Saturday.
Hollidaysburg brings ...
Name: Phillip Swartz
High school: Altoona Area
Sport: Boys volleyball
Position: Outside hitter
College choice: Lindenwood University (Mo.)
Other colleges considered: Daemen College (N.Y.), Lewis University (Ill.), Grand Canyon University (Ariz.)
Why I picked ...
Name: Alyssa Martinazzi
High school: Bishop Carroll Catholic
Sport: Track and field
Events: Sprints, jumps, relays
College choice: Saint Francis University
Other colleges considered: Duquesne, UNC Wilmington, Juniata, Robert Morris
Why I picked Saint ...
Name: Matt Holsinger
High school: Central Cambria
College choice: University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown
Other colleges considered: Lock Haven, Bloomsburg, Hope
Why I picked UPJ: “My parents are both alumni of UPJ and have ...
Name: Olivia Smith
High school: Central
College choice: Davis & Elkins (W.Va.)
Other colleges considered: Morgan State, Saint Vincent, IUP
Why I picked Davis & Elkins: “I connected with the team and the coach and ...
TYRONE — Central’s Ashley Negley and Tyrone’s Tina Hollen and Andrew Ferguson were among those honored as MVPs by the Mountain League recently.
Negley was the MVP in girls soccer, Hollen in girls tennis and Ferguson in boys golf.
Huntingdon placed seven players on the Mountain League ...
Unbeaten Ligonier Valley won its second straight District 6 Class 2A football championship Saturday night. It wasn’t easy, though.
Bishop McCort had more yardage and dominated time of possession, particularly in the first half, but Ligonier trimmed the Crimson Crushers, 19-12, in a pouring ...
Bellefonte grabbed an early 3-0 lead in its state playoff game against Selinsgrove on a Chris Persiko 30-yard field goal, but the play before, Dylan Deitrich was driven to the turf just after he threw the ball, injuring his collarbone.
The Red Raiders dual-threat quarterback did not return, ...
HOMER CITY — Homer-Center blanked Ferndale, 18-0, in the District 6 Class 1A football semifinals on Saturday night.
Homer-Center will now face Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic in the championship game next weekend.
Cobe Daugherty’s 82-yard interception return for a touchdown was the big play ...
HOLLIDAYSBURG — Both the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic players and coaches said the team didn’t play its best football in a District 6 Class 1A quarterfinal win over Claysburg-Kimmel coming off a first-round bye a week ago.
The Marauders played much better this week.
BG looked sharp on ...
Grove City vs. Hollidaysburg
District 6-8-10 Class 5A championship
Who: Grove City Eagles (11-0) vs. Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers (7-3)
When: Tonight, 7 p.m.
Where: Pat Corrigan Field, Clymer
Coaches: Grove City — Sam Mowrey (24-19, four years). Hollidaysburg — Homer ...
By Nate Ritchey
WINDBER — For two straight years, Chestnut Ridge won the District 5 Class 2A championship only to fall in the first round of the state playoffs to District 9 champion Karns City.
This year, with a large group of seniors that had been starting ...
DANVILLE — Now that’s what you call getting things done in a hurry — especially with things looking kind of grim.
Yet when you get to postseason play, it’s not about how it looks. It’s all about who comes out on top.
Down two scores early in the second half, State College scored ...
SLIPPERY ROCK — Senior Jourdan Townsend is a two-way standout at wideout and cornerback for the Farrell High School football team and is attracting attention from major college football programs.
The 5-foot-11, 160-pound Townsend is being recruited by Kansas State University, although he ...
By Philip Cmor
CLYMER — Patrick Young took the handoff from Brady Walters to the left, sidestepped a defender, then assumed the characteristics of a human pinball, bouncing off three would-be tacklers, spinning and bounding into the end zone.
He wouldn’t be ...
Huntingdon players consoled each other with hugs and pats on the helmet. Some of the Bearcats couldn’t hold back the tears.
Bearcat senior running back Ian Border still had his chinstrap on as he watched Forest Hills players being announced after the Rangers captured the District 6 Class 3A ...
By Philip Cmor
It’s apparently become a rite of fall: The Hollidaysburg Area High School football team gathers steam to finish the regular season only to have its postseason start delayed at the station.
It happened in 2016, and the Golden Tigers never were able ...
By Philip Cmor
Huntingdon Area entered the 2017 football season with dreams of a Mountain League championship, a District 6 Class 3A title and maybe even an undefeated regular season.
The Bearcats came close, but a late-season upset loss at Central robbed them of ...
By John Hartsock
By any account, the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School football program has been a juggernaut over the past four seasons.
Since losing the District 6 Class 1A championship game to Homer-Center in November 2013, the Marauders have reeled off ...