Track & Field

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; ...

Watson captures two events

It’s hard for Daiquain Watson to imagine himself now as a sophomore two years ago, learning the premise of peaking at the right time. “It’s pretty different,” Watson said. “I never expected me to be at this point.” Watson and the Penn Cambria four-by-100-meter relay team showed ...

Hollidaysburg takes three titles

As the 2017 high school track and field season enters its home stretch, events like the 68th annual West Central Coaches Invitational, which was held Friday night at Mansion Park, will serve as a good measuring stick for athletes who hope to excel in upcoming district and state ...

Central Cambria teams reign over competition

EBENSBURG — Mike Walwro, Kayden Kutchman and Matt Holsinger won two events each to help the Central Cambria boys to wins over Penn Cambria (94-56) and Bishop Carroll (123-27) in high school track and field on Wednesday. Walwro captured the 800-meter and 1600 runs, Kutchman claimed the 200 ...

Bellwood’s Gerwert reaching new heights

BELLWOOD — Back surgery hasn’t stopped Lexi Gerwert, so the gusty wind at Memorial Stadium on Tuesday wasn’t going to, either. The Bellwood-Antis High School junior just keeps raising the bar. Literally. She did it again at the 61st Bellwood-Antis Track and Field Invitational. She ...

Hollidaysburg girls defeat Punxsy, Indiana

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area High School girls track and field team improved to 5-2 with wins over Punxsutawney (110-39) and Indiana (94-56) on Tuesday. The Lady Tigers swept all three relays. Darcie Frazier won the 200-meter run, 400 run and long jump, Lexi Wagner took the triple ...

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; Chadbourn, BG, 23.09; Mitchell, T, 23.20; Sankey, BG, 23.24; Maykovich, BC, 23.41 400 dash: Kutchman, CC, 51.87; Howe, Ho, 52.38; ...

Lady Tigers take invite again

ELLIOTTSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area High School girls track and field team won the West Perry Invitational on Saturday for the third time in the last four years. Ali Wyland was named the track MVP, while Lexi Wagner was named outstanding field competitor. Wyland won the 100 dash (12.37 ...

NBC’s Sherlock, Everett’s Maxwell shine

LOYSBURG — A healthy Cam Sherlock could spell a world of hurt for high school boys distance runners in this part of the state. “I just kind of been battling injury all season. Coming off a sprained ankle, it’s finally starting to feel a lot better,” Sherlock, a senior at Northern ...

Hollidaysburg relay team has big day in Philly

PHILADELPHIA — Hollidaysburg’s quartet of Darcie Frazier, Alison Barton, Alexandra Snyder and Ali Wyland had a day to remember at the Penn Relays on Thursday. The Lady Tigers won their high school girls division heat of the four-by-400 relay, turning in a time of 4 minutes, 9.31 ...