Track & Field

Alyssa Martinazzi: Saint Francis track and field

Name: Alyssa Martinazzi High school: Bishop Carroll Catholic Hometown: Cresson Sport: Track and field Events: Sprints, jumps, relays College choice: Saint Francis University Other colleges considered: Duquesne, UNC Wilmington, Juniata, Robert Morris Why I picked Saint ...

Frazier shines at JO event

Hollidaysburg Area High School standout Darcie Frazier is expanding her repertoire in track and field. The rising junior has made her mark the last two seasons on the scholastic level as a sprinter and long jumper for the Lady Tigers, but she’s using the offseason to show she’s also a ...

2017 Mirror girls track and field all-stars

FIRST TEAM Gianna Caputo, fr., Altoona: Top 100 hurdler in the area ... District 6 3A 100 hurdles runner-up, triple jump third-place finisher, long jump sixth-place finisher ... West Central Coaches 3A long jump third-place finisher, 100 hurdles and triple jump fourth-place finisher ... Lock ...

2017 Mirror boys track and field all-stars

FIRST TEAM Tyler Delozier, jr., Altoona: Mirror honorable mention as a sophomore ... Top pole vaulter in the area ... PIAA Class 3A seventh-place medalist in the pole vault ... District 6 3A pole vault runner-up ... West Central Coaches 3A pole vault champ ... Lock Haven Invite pole vault ...

Final 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, 50.85; Howe, ...

Gotta hand it to them

SHIPPENSBURG — One could try to compartmentalize the Central Cambria High School girls 3200-meter relay team’s accomplishment into a number of moments. A smiling Lexi Peterman running around the infield as fast as she seemed to run her leg, following her teammates’ circuits of the ...

B-A’s Gerwert claims silver

SHIPPENSBURG — Some people like to take a teddy bear to bed with them, or maybe their favorite blanket. Bellwood-Antis’ Lexi Gerwert prefers silver — as in the silver medal she won in the Class 2A pole vault during Saturday’s competition at the PIAA Track and Field Championships at a ...

Stoy guts out winning effort

SHIPPENSBURG — Kam Stoy already had felt the exhilaration of winning a medal of his own, and now he was going to share the experience of climbing the state podium with his Penn Cambria High School teammates. And he wasn’t going to let a nasty fall or an injured hip deny him. Running in ...

One more for the mantel

SHIPPENSBURG — Penn Cambria High School’s Jadyn Tiracave has been throwing the javelin for a long time, and she’s not ashamed to admit that she still hasn’t figured out all the nuances of success in the event. “You’d think after so many years how can you mess something up or not ...

Sylne, Paronish have strong first day at states

By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror.com SHIPPENSBURG — Cleeford Sylne was voted Bedford Area High School’s prom king, and he thought that was pretty cool. Now the foreign exchange student from Haiti has something with which to measure it, and he wasn’t going to say which was better ...

Area PIAA track competitors

CLASS 3A BOYS 110 hurdles: Treyvaun Toney, sr., Altoona 300 hurdles: Treyvaun Toney, sr., Altoona 400 relay: Altoona (Connor Adams, so.; Mitchell Lawhead, so.; Kurt VonColln, so.; Daiquain Watson, jr.) High jump: Daiquain Watson, sr., Altoona Long jump: Kyle Lindsey, sr., ...

Ali Wyand: Pitt track and field

Name: Ali Wyland High school: Hollidaysburg Area Hometown: Hollidaysburg Sport: Track and field Position: Sprinter College choice: University of Pittsburgh as preferred walk-on Other colleges considered: Akron, West Chester, Youngstown State Why I picked Pitt: “Great atmosphere ...

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 ...