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Eight turnovers doom Carroll

CLEARFIELD — Clearfield’s Taye Lynch intercepted Bishop Carroll quarterback Jake Zazvrskey on the first play from scrimmage in Friday night’s regular season finale at the Bison Sports Complex. It was a sign of things to come. The Bison picked off Zazvrskey three times, forced five ...

Rush attack sinks Heights

By Rick Weaver For The Mirror PATTON — Remember when thousands of Pittsburgh Steelers rooters became fans of the Philadelphia Eagles on the day of Super Bowl LII? Cambria Heights football Jarrod Lewis and his players find themselves in a similar situation today. The Highlanders will ...

Devils overcome early deficit in fine fashion

THREE SPRINGS — Bellwood-Antis found itself down 20-7 in the first quarter at Southern Huntingdon Friday, but the team handled the adversity. The Blue Devils put a stop to the deep passes and Shawn Wolfe led the comeback in a 42-20 win on the Rockets’ senior night. Wolfe ran for 92 ...

Pirates end up without win

WILLIAMSBURG — For Williamsburg football coach Bob Hearn, it isn’t just about wins and losses. The Blue Pirates didn’t have any wins this season, losing all 10 games. “It would have been nice to win a game but it isn’t about wins and losses,” Hearn said after his Blue Pirates ...

Penns Valley pounds Mounties

PHILIPSBURG — Penns Valley throttled Philipsburg-Osceola 56-7 Friday night to complete its first winning season (7-3) since 2007. With the win Penns Valley locked up a berth in the District 6 Class 2A playoffs next week. “This is wonderful for the kids, the school, the community,’’ ...

Warriors make a stand vs. C-K

CLAYSBURG — With 8 minutes to go in the game, the Everett defense was faced with trying to stop a Claysburg-Kimmel offense that was desperate for a score. On a fourth-and-7 from the Everett 13, the Warriors surrendered just 3 yards to C-K back Zach Claycomb to get the ball back on ...

Colts ride offensive backfield to victory

PORTAGE — A 34-8 win Friday night over Portage most likely locked up the No. 1 seed in the District 6 Class 1A playoffs for Northern Cambria. But while earning the top seed was the focus, the Colts were also energized with some momentum after routing a seven-win team heading into the ...

Regional Football Roundup

State College 16, Cumberland Valley 13 MECHANICSBURG — Cam Renfrew’s 29-yard field goal in the third quarter ultimately made the difference as State College ended Cumberland Valley’s playoff hopes Friday night. The Little Lions (9-1, 6-1 Mid-Penn) ride a three-game win streak into ...

McGregor looks for positives

By Rob Longo For the Mirror EBENSBURG — Following Central Cambria’s 37-2 loss Friday night to Somerset, a handful of Red Devil players stuck around on the mud-stricken field, ignoring the cold, stinging rain. One of those players was senior John Croft, a two-way lineman who was caked ...

Bobcats advance to finals of national tournament

XENIA, Ohio — The Blair County Christian School boys soccer team advanced to the finals of the National Christian School Athletic Association Division III Tournament. The Bobcats defeated Portersville Christian of Pa., 3-0, in the semifinals on Friday and will play Genoa Christian of Ohio ...

Shaulis, Golden Eagles oust Hollidaysburg boys

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Thursday night was a special night for Tyrone Area High School senior soccer standout Owen Shaulis. Tyrone won its first playoff game in Shaulis’ four-year career, advanced to the district championship game in doing so, and Shaulis had a lion-sized hand in the ...

Gwinn’s goal lifts ’Cats

Amanda Gwinn scored with only 57 seconds remaining to give the Huntingdon Lady Bearcats a 3-2 victory over Penn Cambria in the District 6 Class 2A soccer quarterfinals Thursday night at Mansion Park. Although the game appeared headed for overtime, Huntingdon coach Mike Armstrong wasn’t ...

Huntingdon, Tyrone clash with playoffs on line

Tyrone’s annual football game with Huntingdon is one of the biggest rivalry matchups of the season for both programs. That rivalry game takes on an added dimension tonight, as the winner gets the inside track at the fourth and final playoff spot in the District 6 Class 3A field. Tyrone ...

Friday Live Football Scoreboard

AREA Bedford 32, Johnstown 20 (FINAL) Bellwood-Antis 42, Southern Huntingdon 20 (FINAL) Clearfield 49, Bishop Carroll 0 (FINAL) Bishop Guilfoyle 28, Bishop McCort 13 (FINAL) Everett 12, Claysburg-Kimmel 6 (FINAL) Harrisburg 52, Altoona 3 (FINAL) Hollidaysburg 42, Central 0 ...

Huntingdon survives Rams in playoff thriller

When the Huntingdon and Penns Valley boys soccer teams get together, regulation time has been little more than a lengthy warmup for the two Mountain League schools. For the third time this season, the two teams needed overtime to determine a winner. Huntingdon won the two regular season games ...

Highlanders defeated in shootout

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Two crucial saves in the shootout by freshman goalkeeper Nick Singer sealed the win Thursday night, 4-3, as No. 6 Forest Hills earned its first playoff win in program history. With both teams tied at two a piece after regulation and two periods of overtime, Singer denied ...

Lady Devils capture LHAC title

SIDMAN — Momentum is a key part of sports, especially volleyball. That proved to be true in Thursday night’s LHAC championship game. With Central Cambria and Bishop Carroll tied one set apiece, the Lady Huskies rattled off six straight points to pull within one point of tying set three. ...

Bedford edges Ridge in semis

BEDFORD — Logan LaMarche connected on the game’s only goal 6:09 into the first overtime to lift Bedford over Chestnut Ridge in the District 5 Class 2A high school boys soccer semifinals Thursday. Zach Kachman assisted on the goal. “Both teams played with a ton of heart,” Bedford ...

Ridge takes down top-seeded Windber

WINDBER — Chestnut Ridge knocked off top-seeded Windber in the District 5 Class 2A girls volleyball semifinals on Thursday at Windber Area High School. Ridge, the No. 4 seed, won in three sets, 25-19, 27-25, 25-16. The Lady Lions will now face No. 2 seed North Star in the championship match ...

Tyrone defeats B-A

TYRONE — Tyrone swept Bellwood-Antis, 25-15, 25-16, 25-11, in its regular-season finale in high school girls volleyball Thursday. Kylee Gooding had 12 kills, five aces and eight service points for Tyrone, and Miranda Goodman had 11 service points and 23 assists for the Lady ...