Scholastic Sports

Lady Devils fall to Bald Eagle Area

The District 6 2A girls volleyball championship match featured an experienced team that won last year’s title and two of the last four versus a team making its first deep playoff run. Experience won out. Bald Eagle Area had Central Cambria on its heels from the outset in a 3-0 sweep by ...

Tigers’ line shines in district title win

LORETTO — Control the line of scrimmage. Win the turnover battle. That combination is a good recipe to win any football game. They were also the two main ingredients that paved Hollidaysburg’s path to a district championship. The Golden Tigers’ offensive line opened up holes for three ...

Lions dominate Berlin

SOMERSET — Chestnut Ridge entered the District 5 Class 2A playoffs on a two-game losing streak, and Lions coach Max Shoemaker wasn’t quite sure what to expect when his team took on Berlin Brothersvalley in a semifinal game Friday. “I thought we warmed up flat,” Shoemaker said. “I ...

Bearcats knocked out by BEA

WINGATE — Bald Eagle Area’s explosive offense blew up Huntingdon, 47-27, Friday night at Alumni Stadium in a District 6 Class 3A semifinal game. The Eagles will take on the winner of tonight’s Westmont Hilltop-Forest Hills game at Mansion Park, date and time to be determined. The ...

Weekend Playoff Football Scoreboard

DISTRICT 6-9 CLASS 4A SEMIFINALS at BALD EAGLE AREA H.S Bellefonte 58, Bradford 18 (FINAL) DISTRICT 6 CLASS 3A SEMIFINALS at RICHLAND Forest Hills 30, Westmont Hilltop 22 (FINAL) DISTRICT 6 CLASS 2A QUARTERFINALS Bellwood-Antis 14, West Shamokin 6 (FINAL) Penns Valley 42, Southern ...

Regional football roundup

State College 42, Mifflin County 7 STATE COLLEGE — Tommy Friberg connected with Keaton Ellis on a pair of early touchdown passes, and Dresyn Green rushed for 210 yards and a touchdown on just 13 carries as State College dominated Mifflin County in the District 6 Class 6A championship game ...

Tennis players fall in PIAAs

HERSHEY — All of the District 6 and District 5 representatives at the PIAA Singles and Doubles Tennis Championships were eliminated from competition on Friday at the Hershey Racquet Center. The Central Cambria doubles team of sophomore Olivia Ratchford and junior Emma Ratchford defeated ...

Lady Red Devils ready for states

The Central Cambria High School girls cross country team will field a rather young team as it goes after its fifth state championship today. Three of the Lady Red Devils’ top four finishers at the District 6 Class 2A meet were freshmen, and they’ll also be bringing two sophomores among ...

Trip and kick does the trick

WINDBER — With 30 seconds remaining in the game, a Somerset defender was called for a trip inside the goalie box, awarding Bedford a penalty kick. Bedford senior Amber Thomas took the kick, and put a kick into the top left corner of the net in what would prove to be the game-winning ...

Friday Playoff Football Scoreboard

DISTRICT 6 CLASS 6A CHAMPIONSHIP State College 42, Mifflin County 7 (FINAL) MID-PENN Central Dauphin 42, Central York 6 (FINAL) Manheim Township 20, Chambersburg 17 (FINAL) OTHERS Hazelton 47, Williamsport 13 (FINAL) DISTRICT 6-9 CLASS 5A CHAMPIONSHIP Hollidaysburg 38, Brashear 7 ...

Lady Huskies topple BG

EBENSBURG — Coach Katie Wyland and Bishop Carroll will be heading into familiar territory this Saturday afternoon as the Huskies advanced to the District 6 1A volleyball championship game for the fourth consecutive season after capturing a 3-1 semifinal victory over visiting Bishop Guilfoyle ...

Arnold big reason Bisons claimed top seed

This is the fifth in a series of high school football features on some key players on playoff-bound teams in the Mirror’s coverage area Bedford won’t be playing the first week of the high school football postseason, and Dylan Arnold is a major reason for that. The senior running back, ...

Hollidaysburg twins anchor senior-laden offensive line

When Josh Howells went down with a knee injury earlier this season, Nathan Howells was forced to play alongside someone on the offensive line that wasn’t his twin brother for the first time since he started playing football in elementary school. “It was very different,” Nathan said. ...

Altoona swept

TYRONE — Altoona Area High School girls volleyball coach Karan Price knew it was going to be a tough night for her Lady Spikers, and she was right. State College dominated the Altoona girls en route to a 3-0 shutout in the District 6 Class 4A championship match Wednesday night at the Tyrone ...

Tigers hope to keep rolling against Brashear

Since it left the WPIAL three seasons ago, Hollidaysburg has yet to play a playoff game the first week of the postseason. That changes Friday night when the Golden Tigers take on Brashear for the District 6-8 Class 5A championship at Saint Francis University at 7 p.m. “The past couple ...

Somerset knocks off Lady Tigers

CRESSON — For years, the Hollidaysburg girls volleyball team had the tough task of battling Altoona and State College for a district championship. The PIAA’s classification shuffle three years ago removed those two schools from the Lady Tigers path to district gold, but they’ve been ...

Bell’s OT goal lifts Lady Tigers to three-peat

WINGATE — Having won two consecutive District 6 titles, the Hollidaysburg girls soccer team had an obvious goal coming into the season — win another district gold. The Lady Tigers accomplished their goal, but it wasn’t easy against Bellefonte. The Lady Tigers captured their third ...

Golden Eagles fall short to Raiders

WINGATE — It’s hard not to smile when young people persevere through adversity to accomplish a common goal. For the Bellefonte Red Raiders, Tuesday’s District 6 Class 3A championship game on a very cold night at Alumni Stadium at Bald Eagle Area High School was the culmination of a ...

North Star tops Chestnut Ridge

WINDBER — In the District 5 2A volleyball championship on Tuesday, Chestnut Ridge fought hard for three sets but fell to North Star in front of a packed gym. The Cougars swept Chestnut Ridge in three sets to claim their 15th consecutive District 5 title. North Star coach Tony ...

Central Cambria moves into semis

EBENSBURG — Central Cambria advanced to the District 6 Class 2A high school girls volleyball semifinals with a 25-13, 25-9, 25-15 victory over Forest Hills Tuesday. “We definitely know it’s playoff season, and anything can happen,’’ Central Cambria coach Jason Layman said. “The ...