Softball

Philipsburg-Osceola blanks Central

PHILIPSBURG — Central committed nine errors, all leading to runs, and Philipsburg-Osceola improved to 5-0 with its 10-0 win over the Lady Dragons in high school softball action Tuesday. Kam Harris struck out 10 and walked two and only allowed two hits in five innings for the Lady Mounties. ...

Rodgers homers for Heights

PATTON — Sydney Rodgers hit her second home run in as many games and had four RBIs as part of a 4¢-inning, 15-4, win over Bedford in Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference softball action Monday. Paige Jones drove in three runs for Cambria Heights on a single and a double. SCORE BY ...

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 ...

Lobick, Westrick drive Highlanders

PATTON — Abby Lobick and Arianna Westrick each drove in three runs as Cambria Heights held Penn Cambria to just a single run in an 8-1 win in high school softball action on Thursday. Lobick struck out four to earn the win. Lobick doubled and homered for the Lady Highlanders, who improved ...

Penn Cambria allows one hit in triumph over BG

CRESSON — Lora Davis had a three-run triple for Penn Cambria, and Macy Sral allowed just one hit in a three-inning, 15-0, victory over Bishop Guilfoyle in a high school softball game Tuesday. SCORE BY INNINGS Bishop Guilfoyle 000 XXX X—0 1 1 Penn Cambria 32(10) XXX X—15 5 ...

Lady Eagles remain perfect with more solid pitching

HUNTINGDON — Cate Baran struck out 15 to help the Tyrone softball team defeat Huntingdon, 6-2, Monday afternoon in high school action. The Lady Eagles, who trailed, 2-0, after just one inning, improved to 3-0. Ally Jones drove in a pair of runs, and Callie Maceno hit two doubles for the ...

Youngster pitches Bulldogs to victory

CLAYSBURG — Sophomore Olivia Bushore pitched a one-hit shutout in leading Claysburg-Kimmel to a six-inning 10-0 win over Southern Huntingdon Saturday in high school softball action. Bushore struck out six in helping C-K improve to 2-1. Harleigh Cavender led the Lady Bulldogs with four ...

Tyrone’s Baran stymies Lady Rams

TYRONE — Cate Baran struck out nine in helping pitch the Tyrone softball team to a 5-2 win over Penns Valley on Friday in high school action. Baran walked only two as the Lady Eagles improved to 2-0. Ella Pearson had an RBI double that drove in two runs for Tyrone, which used a four-run ...

Sral, Reese power PC over Richland

JOHNSTOWN — Macy Sral hit a three-run homer in the third inning, and Sidnie Reese hit a solo homer to lead off the fifth in Penn Cambria’s 8-1 win over Richland in high school softball on Thursday. Sral and Lora Davis each had three hits for the Lady Panthers. Winning pitcher Casey Reese ...

Williamsburg holds off Lady Blue Devils

BELLWOOD — Winning pitcher Elizabeth Frederick hit a two-run home run in the first inning, and Williamsburg held off Bellwood-Antis, 6-4, after taking a 6-0 lead in high school softball Tuesday. Krystina Taylor hit two home runs for the Lady Blue Devils. WILLIAMSBURG (6): Smith rf 3000, ...

Berardinelli goal lifts Mtn. Lions

Alex Berardinelli scored the game’s lone goal on an assist from Bailey Musselman as Altoona slipped past Huntingdon, 1-0, in high school boys soccer action at Mansion Park on Thursday night. Brady Freiwald was perfect in goal for the Mountain Lions. Altoona improved its record to ...

2018 Mirror softball all-stars

FIRST TEAM Kylie Thal C Sr. Philipsburg-Osceola Notable: Hit .471, drove in 35 runs, had 13 doubles and hit five home runs for PIAA Class 3A champions. Charlotte Farabaugh 1B Sr. Cambria Heights Notable: Led Lady Highlanders with batting average of .511. Drove in 27 runs and had 12 ...

P-O gets 3 all-state first-teamers

From Mirror reports Philipsburg-Osceola, the PIAA Class 3A high school softball champions, landed three players on the first team of the Pennsylvania High School Softball Coaches Association’s All-State Class 3A Softball Team and a fourth on the second team. Kylie Thal (catcher), Maddie ...

Smith takes one for team, lifts D6 to victory

UNIVERSITY PARK — Central graduate Olivia Smith wasn’t expecting to hear her name called to bat with the bases loaded in the bottom of the 11th ­inning of the Pennsylvania Softball Coaches Association All-Star Game. Smith started the game from the No. 3 spot in the District 6 lineup ...

Tourney honoring Focht upcoming

The second annual 4 Mick 4 TheGame softball tournament is scheduled to be held on June 30 and July 1 with the expanded field set to play games at Legion Park and Logan Elementary fields. The tournament is played in honor of former Hollidaysburg Area softball standout Mikayla “Mick” Focht, ...

PSBCA contest pushed back

The Pennsylvania Softball Coaches Association District 6 All-Star Game scheduled for this evening has been postponed because of the rain in today’s weather forecast. The game has been rescheduled for Thursday. Gates at the Penn State Softball Complex will open at 5 p.m. with the 10-inning ...

College signing

Kaitlyn Cappella: Penn State Altoona softball Name: Kaitlyn Cappella High school: Hollidaysburg Hometown: Hollidaysburg Sport: Softball Position: Catcher/infield College choice: Penn State Altoona Other colleges considered: Mount Aloysius Why I picked Penn State Altoona: ...

Thompson comes up big during state playoff run

Name: Hannah Thompson School: Philipsburg-Osceola Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: Thompson went 1-for-3, was hit by a pitch and scored two runs in Philipsburg-Osceola’s Class 3A state championship victory over Holy Redeemer. In the ...

Way to go, P-O: Lady Mounties capture third state championship

UNIVERSITY PARK — Holy Redeemer senior pitcher Morgan Bienkowski came into Thursday’s PIAA Class 3A state championship softball game against Philipsburg-Osceola with some gaudy pitching statistics. - 282 strikeouts in 135 innings - 0.26 ERA - 13 shutouts But the Lady Mounties jumped on ...

Burge family celebrates again

UNIVERSITY PARK — Jayde Burge said she didn’t know why she spiked the softball to set off a raucous celebration after making the final out of Philipsburg-Osceola’s PIAA Class 3A championship Thursday at Penn State’s Beard Field. She just might have been reliving one of the biggest ...