Scholastic Sports

Bedford defeats Bishop Guilfoyle

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Ryne Talko had Bishop Guilfoyle’s lone win in the No. 1 singles match, defeating Bedford’s Caleb Beidle, 6-1, 7-5, but the Bisons rallied with two wins in singles and two doubles matches for a 4-1 win over Guilfoyle at the Hollidaysburg courts in high school tennis ...

Tyrone sweeps West Branch

TYRONE — Tyrone’s boys and girls had multiple winners in a sweep of West Branch, with the boys winning, 121-28, while the girls earned a 107-43 victory in high school track and field action Monday. For the boys, Nick Vasbinder won the high, long and triple jump, while double winners were ...

Hayward leads Blue to win

JOHNSTOWN — There wasn’t much drama in either contest during Sunday’s 12th annual Ameriserv Senior Hoops Showcase, but the fans at the Pitt-Johnstown Sports Center witnessed a pair of record-breaking team performances that contained numerous outstanding individual efforts by members of ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: Howe, Ho, 11.34; Lawhead, A, 11.48; C. Adams, A, 11.49; Maykovich, BC, 11.50; Foor, Bd, 11.54; Oravecz, P, 11.54; Sipes, TM, 11.54 200 dash: Lawhead, A, 22.99; Wolfe, BA, 23.28; VonColln, A, 23.45; Liebal, C, 23.67; C. Adams, A, 23.72 400 dash: Howe, Ho, 51.32; Maxwell, E, ...

Pitch perfect

Central gave up two runs in the first inning of its Curve Classic opening-round game against Juniata Valley and one run in the final inning of the championship game against Altoona. In between, nothing but zeros. The Central pitchers threw strikes, and the defense made nearly all the plays ...

Ruggery, Drenning lead BG on magical run

When Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic began its season with Luke Ruggery out due to injury and coach Chris Drenning breaking in five new starters this past December, the Marauders were facing a lot of questions. Three months later, after BG had won 27 games, a Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference ...

Campbell, Swaney earn repeat honors

A couple of weeks ago, Bellwood-Antis repeated as the PIAA Class 2A girls basketball champions. Alli Campbell and coach Jim Swaney followed suit shortly after when they were selected the Altoona Mirror Girls Basketball Player of the Year and Mirror Girls Coach of the Year, respectively, for ...

Maxwell captures three events for Everett

BEDFORD — Everett Area junior Kaitlyn Maxwell is picking up where she left off last spring. Maxwell, who earned PIAA Class 2A medals in the 400-meter dash and 800 run last May, won those two events plus the 100 dash in the Bedford Giant Eagle Track and Field Invitational on ...

Roberts helps CC claim team title

ARMAGH — Spurred by sophomore Corey Roberts’ double-winning performance, the Central Cambria boys captured the team title in the United Track and Field Invitational on Saturday. Roberts won the 800-meter run in 2 minutes, 3.27 seconds, and he also placed first in the triple jump with a ...

Bedford takes Mtn. Lion tourney

Bedford captured the team title in the four-team Mountain Lion Tennis Invitational held Friday and Saturday at the Gorilla House Gym and Ebensburg Tennis Center. Bedford won three of the five flights with Johnny Imgrund taking No. 2 singles, Zach Kachman and Lance Dague winning No. 1 doubles, ...

Tyrone sneaks past Bellwood-Antis

TYRONE — Winning pitcher Cate Baran scored on a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth inning to push Tyrone past Bellwood-Antis, 5-4, in high school softball action on Saturday. Bellwood scored four runs in the top of the seventh to tie the game, but Baran went the distance for the Lady ...

Eagles win

TYRONE — Bryce Hunter led off with a walk in the bottom of the ninth inning, and Kevin Lehner’s sacrifice fly to left sent Hunter home with the game-winning run for Tyrone in a 3-2 win over Clearfield in Mountain League high school baseball Saturday. Matt Savino and Rodney Shultz each ...

Central bulldozes its way into semis

Juniata Valley scored two in the top of the first for the early lead against Central in the final opening-round game of the Curve Classic, but the Scarlet Dragons quickly got those two back and a whole lot more. Central took advantage of 10 walks, five hit batsmen and five Valley errors to ...

Servello helps propel Tigers to victory

Hollidaysburg’s Sam Servello is one of the top pitching prospects in the area. An early commit to West Virginia University, Servello sat out all of last season after injuring his back (fractured vertebrae) in basketball, so all eyes are on the hard-throwing right-hander this ...

Lions’ Barnes, relay prevail

PITTSBURGH — The Altoona boys had two first places in the 30-team South Hills Track and Field Classic at Baldwin High School on Saturday. Altoona’s Isaiah Barnes won the 110-meter hurdles, and the Altoona 400 relay team of Connor Adams, Barnes, Kurt VonColln and Mitchell Lawhead also ...

Curve Classic restarts today

Because of the rain in the area on Friday, the schedule has been adjusted for the annual Curve Classic for high school baseball, which started on Thursday at PNG Field. Two games were washed out on Friday, Hollidaysburg-St. Marys and Central-Juniata Valley. The event started Thursday with ...

Ruggery picked to play in hoop game

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic senior and Saint Francis commit Luke Ruggery has been selected to play in Pittsburgh’s Roundball Classic all-star game on April 27 at Montour High School. Ruggery will be playing for the PA All-Stars alongside teammates such as West Virginia commit Oscar Tshiebwe ...

A Classic duel: Yon pitches Altoona over Luensmann, B-A

The 15th annual Curve Classic kicked off with a premier pitching matchup. Altoona’s Ian Yon and Bellwood-Antis’ Travis Luensmann were both Altoona Mirror first-team all-stars as underclassmen last year, and they each toed the rubber for their respective teams Thursday at Peoples Natural ...

BG’s Carrieri stymies C-K

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic senior pitcher Danny Carrieri had just seen his two-run lead cut in half after three consecutive two-out hits in the top of the sixth inning. But there was no way he was coming out of the game. Carrieri waved off first-year Marauders coach Tommy Williams, who had ...

Northern splits DH

LOYSBURG — Northern Bedford split a doubleheader with Southern Fulton in high school baseball on Thursday. Kyler States and Evan Clouse each scored for Northern in a 2-1 victory in the first game, while Luke Wiedemann struck out six batters and got the win. Andrew Lazor had the game-winning ...