ALEXANDRIA — Juniata Valley’s Paige Beam homered and doubled in the second game of a high school softball doubleheader sweep of Williamsburg and was the winning pitcher in the first game on Friday.
The Lady Hornets took the first game by an 8-6 count and were a 5-4 victor in the second ...
TYRONE — Cate Baran threw a four-hitter with 13 strikeouts to help Tyrone edge Huntingdon, 5-3, in high school softball action on Wednesday.
Emily Lehman contributed two hits and two RBIs for Tyrone. Riley Confer drove in two runs for Huntingdon.
SCORE BY INNINGS
Huntingdon 000 003 ...
HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon beat Williamsburg, 13-0, in five innings in the opener and Hollidaysburg, 11-2, in the finals to win its own tournament in high school softball on Saturday.
In the opener, the Lady Bearcats (2-4) scored all 13 runs in the first three innings. Chrislyn Patrick had two ...
SPRING MILLS — Kam Harris homered in all three of her at-bats, driving in eight runs to key Philipsburg-Osceola’s 13-0 Mountain League win at Penns Valley in high school softball on Friday.
Maddie Lucas also went deep for the Lady Mounties, while Rachel Simpson knocked in three runs, and ...
HUNTINGDON — Madison Lucas delivered a grand slam as one of her two hits to lead Philipsburg-Osceola to a four-inning 15-0 victory over Huntingdon Thursday in high school softball action.
Winning pitcher Kam Harris came through with three hits, including a double, and two RBIs, while Rachel ...
EVERETT — Ashley Negley went 4-for-4 with two doubles and two RBIs to power Central to a 13-8 victory over Everett in high school softball on Wednesday.
Maddi Metzler and Grace Baker each had two hits for Central, Tori Longenecker scored four runs, and Dylan Claycomb worked five innings for ...
BELLWOOD — Sophomore Faith Patton’s two-run walkoff double capped Bellwood-Antis’ rally in a 5-4 win over Moshannon Valley in high school softball on Monday.
Patton finished with three hits in four at-bats.
Haley Schmidt, also a sophomore, pitched a complete game for the Lady Blue ...
CLEARFIELD — Callie Maceno homered, singled four times and drove in four runs, and Emily Hamer doubled to go with three singles and a pair of RBIs as Tyrone opened the season with an 18-8 Mountain League win at Clearfield in high school softball on Friday.
Emily Lehman doubled and knocked ...
By Calem Illig
For the Mirror
PATTON — After a former Cambria Heights varsity softball coach pleaded to board members to allow him to continue coaching, the district instead decided to hire Drew Thomas as the girls softball coach for the 2018 season.
Eric White, who coached the Cambria ...
Name: Makenzie Lukehart
High school: Glendale
Sport: Softball, basketball
Position: Centerfield, guard
College choice: Penn State DuBois
Other colleges considered: Clarion, Messiah
Why I picked DuBois: “They have a great PTA program, I like the small campus, ...
More than perhaps any other year in recent memory, the calendar year 2017 brought something special for just about every sports fan in the Altoona Mirrorás readership area.
Name the sport, and there was a corresponding honor or accolade for an athletic team or individual.
Penn State ...
n The Penn State football team loses a heartbreaker in the Rose Bowl, 52-49, to USC on a last-second 46-yard field goal.
n Penn State’s Chris Godwin and Garrett Sickels announce they will leave early for the NFL Draft. Teammate Marcus Allen announces he will return for his senior ...
Name: Olivia Smith
High school: Central
College choice: Davis & Elkins (W.Va.)
Other colleges considered: Morgan State, Saint Vincent, IUP
Why I picked Davis & Elkins: “I connected with the team and the coach and ...
ROARING SPRING — Ashley Negley scored all four goals for Central in its 4-2 victory over Penns Valley in high school girls soccer on Monday.
Cassie Mock and Jenna Ritchey had assists for the Lady Dragons, who improved to 11-2-1.
SCORE BY HALVES
Penns Valley 1 1 — 2
Central 1 3 ...
From Mirror reports
Philipsburg-Osceola, Central and Claysburg-Kimmel typically play some of the best softball in District 6, and often the commonwealth. Glendale also played to that level this season.
All four programs were heavily represented on the Pennsylvania High School Softball ...
HOLLIDAYSBURG — Dawn Focht grew up twirling baton, so it was only natural that her daughter, Mikayla, who was 7 at the time, would be put into the same activity as a youngster.
There was one problem with that, Mick (as Mikayla was known to many), wanted no part of it.
“She said, ‘I ...
HOLLIDAYSBURG — Everything is set for the first 4Mick 4The Game Memorial Scholarship Softball Tournament.
The event, in honor of Hollidaysburg Area High School softball standout Mikayla “Mick’’ Focht, who died in an ATV accident in April, will be held Saturday and Sunday at Legion ...
Lindsey Fasolo C Sr. Altoona
Notable: Provided the Lady Lions with power behind the plate, hitting four homers and driving in 19 runs in 19 games. Finished with a .339 batting average.
Maggie Peck 1B Sr. Philipsburg-Osceola
Notable: Became Lady Mounties’ career home run ...
UNIVERSITY PARK — Altoona’s Lindsey Fasolo was one of a number of area players who got to play in the Pennsylvania Softball Coaches Association Hall of Fame Game on Thursday night at Penn State’s Beard Field.
And the recent graduate was happy she did.
“I thought it was a really cool ...
Central Penn Baseball League champion Hollidaysburg was well represented in the 2017 league all-stars that were announced recently.
Hollidaysburg coach Jon Szynal was selected as the coach of the year, and Golden Tigers infielders Lennox Pugh and Cory Storm, and pitcher Sam Servello were ...