Track & Field

PIAA meet celebrates best of state’s track and field

The best-of-the-best among Pennsylvania’s track and field stars will converge onto the campus of Shippensburg University this weekend to compete for the state’s ultimate prize: PIAA gold medals. The meet is a spectacle unto itself, with athletes, coaches, officials and fans bustling ...

CC 3200 relay earns top seed

Central Cambria’s four-by-800-meter relay team will try to defend its state Class 2A gold medal in the event as the No. 1 seed at the PIAA Track and Field Championships on Friday and Saturday at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium. The PIAA released performance sheets on its ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: Howe, Ho, 10.95; Chadbourn, BG, 10.97; Weaver, T, 11.16; Germaux, TM, 11.22; Adams, A, 11.24; Dull, CR, 11.24; Sankey, BG, 11.24 200 dash: Sankey, BG, 22.70; Germaux, TM, 22.77; Chadbourn, BG, 22.98; Lawhead, A, 23.15; Mitchell, T, 23.20 400 dash: Kutchman, CC, 51.10; Howe, ...

Toney prevails after unusual sequence

There was Altoona’s Treyvaun Toney, running the 300 hurdles by himself after all the other events were completed. It was a fitting culmination to a strange District 6 Class 3A Track and Field Championship Meet for area boys on Thursday at an unseasonably hot Mansion Park. The meet ...

Hollidaysburg’s Wyland enjoys big day

Some track stars hit their peak as a freshman, and others have to wait their entire careers to truly reach their highest potential. Thursday’s District 6 Class 3A high school girls track and field championship meet at Mansion Park marked that moment for Hollidaysburg senior Ali ...

Furry, Ketterman earn state trips with solid showings

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com LOYSBURG — As a District 5 official placed a gold medal around her neck, Northern Bedford’s Whitley Furry had tears streaming down her face. It wasn’t because Furry had upset top-seeded Allison Pittman of Bedford to claim the 1600-meter ...

Newcomers steal spotlight en route to Ship

By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror.com LOYSBURG — Cleeford Sylne’s aunt was one of the first Haitian exchange students to come to the United States a couple of decades ago, and she liked it so much, she wanted her nephew to experience the same thing. She never got to the top of an ...

The Stoy of the day: Penn Cambria rides standout to team title

Kam Stoy stood atop the new medal stand, a stoic look on his face, not the visage of someone that had won three gold medals at a district track and field championship meet. When he descended, he explained the reason. “I’m definitely happy, but I know I have a ways to go. I didn’t hit ...

Martinazzi helps BC girls to second

Alyssa Martinazzi had to look around for the No. 2 spot on the podium Tuesday during the District 6 Class 2A track and field championships at Mansion Park. The Bishop Carroll star was much more accustomed to standing on the highest tier before ending her night as the runner-up in the long ...

BG season ends at states

By Jon Fleck For the Mirror With Wyomissing up 2-1 in the first round of the PIAA boys tennis championships, Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic needed wins in both No. 2 singles and No. 2 doubles to advance. The Marauders’ Vincent D’Andrea battled Wyomissing’s Ben Chen in a third set as the ...

PIAA track berths on line starting today

Area track and field competitors will be looking for gold medals, district records and tickets to next week’s PIAA meet at Shippensburg University as District 6 and District 5 hold their championships over the next three days. The tripleheader begins this afternoon at 3:30 p.m. with the ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: Howe, Ho, 10.95; Chadbourn, BG, 10.97; Weaver, T, 11.16; Germaux, TM, 11.22; Adams, A, 11.24; Dull, CR, 11.24; Sankey, BG, 11.24 200 dash: Sankey, BG, 22.70; Germaux, TM, 22.77; Chadbourn, BG, 23.09; Mitchell, T, 23.20; Lawhead, A, 23.23 400 dash: Howe, Ho, 51.14; Kutchman, ...

CC runners capture four titles

The Central Cambria girls claimed four first places, and the Altoona boys finished second in the team standings in the Altoona Middle School Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Mansion Park. Individual champions for the Central Cambria girls were Ella Vrabel in the 800-meter run, ...

Adams reaches milestone

Altoona Area High School boys track and field coach Mike Adams earned his 99th and 100th career victories on Wednesday. Treyvaun Toney captured the 110- and 300-meter hurdles in leading Altoona to easy wins over Bald Eagle Area, 117-32, and Bellefonte, 102-44, at Mansion Park. Adams’ ...

Gracious Watson credits many for D-I scholarship

By Jim Lane For the Mirror Altoona Area High School track and field standout Daiquain Watson is headed to Youngstown State University on a Division I athletic scholarship and he owes a lot of thanks to coach Mike Adams and former teammate Eli Mencer. Watson was one of nine AAHS ...

Martinazzi, Stoy shine at LHAC event

By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror.com LORETTO — Alyssa Martinazzi and Kam Stoy don’t have to show much of anything to anyone anymore, but they both arrived at Tuesday’s Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference Track and Field Championships with something to prove to themselves. Both ...

Tigers’ track teams sweep

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area High School boys track and field team defeated Saint Joseph’s Academy, 111-34, on Tuesday. Double-winner Kyle Lindsey claimed first place in the long jump (21-4) and set a school record in the high jump (6-7) that was previously held by Andrew ...

Lady Warrior has record-setting day

By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror.com LOYSBURG — Before competition began at Monday’s Inter-County Conference Track and Field Championships, Everett junior Stefanie Ketterman got a little help in goal-setting from a family member. “My grandma showed me the long jump record was ...

Chestnut Ridge teams lose to Berlin Brothersvalley

BERLIN — Berlin Brothersvalley swept Chestnut Ridge, 93-57 in boys action, and 119-30 in girls competition in high school track and field Monday. Noah Dillow won the long jump and triple jump for the Lions, and Corie Callihan won the shot put on the girls side, Chestnut Ridge’s only event ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: Howe, Ho, 10.95; Chadbourn, BG, 10.97; Weaver, T, 11.16; Germaux, TM, 11.22; Dull, CR, 11.24; Sankey, BG, 11.24 200 dash: Germaux, TM, 22.77; Sankey, BG, 22.95; Chadbourn, BG, 23.09; Mitchell, T, 23.20; Lawhead, A, 23.23 400 dash: Bopp, CC, 51.45; VonColln, A, 51.79; ...