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Soccer

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 ...

Mtn. Lions cede title

LORETTO — There was no repeat district soccer championship for the Altoona Mountain Lions. State College returned to the District 6 Class 4A soccer throne with a 5-1 win over Altoona on Monday night at Saint Francis University’s DeGol Field. Altoona upset State, 1-0, last season at Bald ...

Lady Lions don’t dethrone SC

LORETTO — The Altoona Area High School girls soccer team won a program-high 13 games this year to earn the No. 1 seed in the district playoffs for the first time ever, but to win a district crown, the team would have to do something that it hasn’t done since 2007 — knock off State ...

Patient Lady Bisons strike in second half

JOHNSTOWN — Jenna Brown’s second-half goal in the 74th minute lifted undefeated Bedford to a hard-earned 2-0 victory against Huntingdon in a District 5-6 Class 2A girls semifinal playoff match at Richland High School on Monday night. The winner will play Somerset for the district ...

Bearcats beaten by Hilltoppers

JOHNSTOWN — Jacob Adams scored three goals to lead Westmont Hilltop to a 3-0 victory against Huntingdon in a District 6 Class 2A semifinal playoff match at Richland High School on Monday night. Adams, who will continue his soccer career at Marshall University, played a strong all-around ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

McCort takes charge in second half vs. Carroll

It’s not how you start, but how you finish. The Bishop McCort boys soccer team used a strong finish to score three straight goals late in the second half, as the Crushers broke a 1-1 tie and went on to log a 4-1 victory over Bishop Carroll in a District 6 Class 1A semifinal playoff game ...

Brown scores eight goals as Bedford crushes FH

BEDFORD — Jenna Brown scored eight goals and assisted on three others as the Bedford offense exploded onto the postseason scene with 15-1 win over Forest Hills in the District 6 Class 2A quarterfinals Wednesday evening. Amber Thomas scored four more goals and totaled five ...

PC gets just one shot in loss

BELLEFONTE — After Penn Cambria established an aggressive attack in the game’s first 10 minutes, it was all Juniata in an 8-0 District 6 Class 2A boys soccer opener Wednesday at Bald Eagle Area High School. Juniata (12-6) will play the winner of today’s game between Cambria Heights and ...

MV keeper ends Guilfoyle’s season

By Todd Irwin tirwin@altoonamirror.com PHILIPSBURG — The Moshannon Valley girls soccer team didn’t enter last year’s District 6 Class A playoffs, so Tuesday night’s quarterfinal game against Bishop Guilfoyle was new territory for the Damsels. They didn’t seem to have any problem ...

BCC boys capture league title

BELLEFONTE — Davis Dull turned in an MVP performance to lead the Blair County Christian School boys soccer team to its league championship. Dull scored three goals as Blair County Christian won the championship game of the Allegheny Christian Athletic Association boys tournament with a 3-2 ...

Altoona boys, girls facing State College

Altoona and State College are set for a girls-boys doubleheader for the District 6 Class 4A soccer championships. The Altoona girls, the top seed, will face second-seeded State College at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 29 at Saint Francis University in the final. The game will be followed by the ...

Thomas hits another milestone for unbeaten Bedford

JOHNSTOWN — Bedford’s Amber Thomas scored her 100th career goal earlier this season, and now she has 100 career assists. Thomas’ first of three assists Thursday night was her 100th career, and she also scored four goals in Bedford’s 8-0 rout of Richland in high school girls ...

Tyrone notches win

HUNTINGDON — Alex Taylor scored on an assist from Owen Shaulis in the first half for the game’s only goal as Tyrone defeated Huntingdon, 1-0, in Mountain League boys soccer action on Thursday. Tyrone improved its record to 6-7, while Huntingdon fell to 8-3-2. SCORE BY HALVES Tyrone 1 ...

Tigers get come-from-behind win

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Rita Kendziora’s two goals in the waning minutes of the second half lifted Hollidaysburg over DuBois, 2-1, on Wednesday in high school girls soccer action. Alyssa Bell had an assist on the tying goal as Hollidaysburg improved to 13-4. Isabella Beers scored the only goal ...