Track & Field

Meredith, Mitchell key Eagles’ run to Mountain title

CLEARFIELD — The Tyrone boys captured the team title at the Mountain League Track and Field Championships on Tuesday at Clearfield Area High School. Parker Mitchell and Jacob Meredith led the Golden Eagles to a point total of 120, which edged Clearfield by two points. Mitchell won the ...

Nominations sought for Mirror awards

The Mirror is seeking nominations for special awards to be presented at its 13th annual Athlete of the Year banquet on Monday, May 21. Area high schools are invited to submit nominations for the Ron Rickens Sportsmanship Awards, the Dean Rossi Leadership Award and the Erin (Johnson) Kelly ...

BG boys, PC girls capture victories

CRESSON — The Bishop Guilfoyle boys downed Penn Cambria, 81-60, and Cambria Heights, 78-61, in a tri-meet in high school track and field on Monday. Max Sankey won the 100- and 200-meter dashes for BG, and Joey Stevens won the 800 and 1600 runs. Heights topped Penn Cambria, 74-66, with Zach ...

Mirror track honor roll

Mirror track honor roll BOYS 100 dash: Germaux, TM, 11.34; Lawhead, A, 11.35; Mitchell, T, 11.35; Sankey, BG, 11.37; Adams, A, 11.44; Wolfe, BA, 11.44 200 dash: Kutchman, CC, 22.89; Sankey, BG, 22.98; Germaux, TM, 23.14; Lawhead, A, 23.20; Wolfe, BA, 23.26 400 dash: Kutchman, CC, 49.95; ...

Michina shines at Shippensburg

SHIPPENSBURG — Penn Cambria senior Lauren Michina enjoyed a big day Saturday at the 92nd annual Jack Roddick Invitational at Shippensburg University in high school track and field. Michina won the Class 2A girls triple jump with a leap of 36 feet, 10 inches and also finished second in the ...

Juniata Valley tops Williamsburg

ALEXANDRIA — Juniata Valley topped Williamsburg, 82-68, behind doubles wins from Devin Diehl (triple jump, pole vault) and Jefferson Hill (110 hurdles, 400 dash) in high school boys track and field Friday. Dylan James won three events, the high jump, long jump and 200-meter dash, for ...

College signing

Jody Caretti: Lynchburg track and field Name: Jody Caretti High school: Penn Cambria Hometown: Loretto Sport: Track and field Position: Throws (javelin, discus, shot put) College choice: Lynchburg (Va.) Other colleges considered: UPJ, Gwynedd Mercy Why I picked Lynchburg: “It ...

Central Cambria teams sweep

EBENSBURG — Individual double-victory efforts from Tyler Wilson (1600- and 3200-meter runs) and Kayden Kutchman (200 dash, 800 run) led the Central Cambria boys team to victories over Richland (97-52), Bishop Carroll (114-36) and Penn Cambria (118-31) in high school boys track and field on ...

Engle propels Bellwood-Antis

SAXTON — Clay Engle swept the jumps to pave the way for the Bellwood-Antis High School boys track and field team to post Inter-County Conference victories over Tussey Mountain (108-41) and McConnells­burg (97-52) on Tuesday. Bellwood’s Robert VanKirk won the 1600 and 3200 runs. ...

Colts run past Blacklick

NORTHERN CAMBRIA — The Northern Cambria High School boys and girls track and field teams both posted victories over visiting Blacklick Valley on Monday. The Northern Cambria boys won, 117-32, behind double-victory performances from Tylor Rock (1600-meter run, pole vault) and Bryce Carroll ...

Altoona Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: Germaux, TM, 11.34; Lawhead, A, 11.35; Mitchell, T, 11.35; Adams, A, 11.44; Wolfe, BA, 11.44 200 dash: Kutchman, CC, 22.89; Germaux, TM, 23.14; Wolfe, BA, 23.26; Adams, A, 23.44; Lawhead, A, 23.44 400 dash: Kutchman, CC, 49.95; VonColln, A, 52.34; Worthing, BA, 52.64; ...

B-A boys capture meet

ARMAGH — Clay Engle led the Bellwood-Antis boys to the team title in the United High School Track and Field Invitational on Saturday. Engle won the high jump at 6 feet, 0 inches and the triple jump at 43-1.75 to help Bellwood amass 106 team points to edge second-place Forest Hills by less ...

Tussey’s Germaux shines at Bedford Invite

BEDFORD — Tussey Mountain’s Evan Germaux won three events on Saturday at the Bedford Giant Eagle Track and Field Invitational at Bedford Area High School. Germaux won the 100-meter dash in 11.1 seconds, the 200 dash in 22.9 and combined with Tyler Rhodes, Zach Sumner and Jarred Sipes to ...

Bellwood-Antis teams sweep Scarlet Dragons

MARTINSBURG — Bellwood-Antis swept Central, 89-59 in girls action, and 107-39 in the boys matchup in high school track and field action on Thursday. On the girls side, Kamryn Mercer won all three jumps while teammates Jenna Bartlett (1600, 3200) and Brianna Reiter (100 hurdles, 300 hurdles) ...

Kutchman, Wess propel Central Cambria

BEDFORD — Kayden Kutchman and Paige Wess were double winners as Central Cambria took down both Bedford and Bishop Guilfoyle in a Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference triangular meet in high school track and field action on Wednesday. Kutchman on the 200 and 400 meters in spearheading the ...

B-A teams sweep

MOUNT UNION — Bellwood-Antis won all the field events and swept all three relays for wins over Mount Union (126-24) and Northern Bedford (117-33) in high school boys track and field action Monday. Clay Engle won the high and triple jumps for the Blue Devils, while Tanner Worthing won the ...

Northern has six double winners in opening meet

LOYSBURG — Cadin Ebersole won the 100- and 200-meter dashes, Ian Zimmerman won the 800- and 1600-meter runs, and Nic Wilburn captured the 110 and 300 hurdles for Northern Bedford as the boys opened the high school track and field season with wins over West Branch (82-66) and Fannett-Metal ...

Altoona sweeps Hollidaysburg

Altoona opened the season by cruising past Hollidaysburg, 122-28, in high school boys track and field action at Mansion Park on Tuesday. Treyvaun Toney (110-meter hurdles and 300 hurdles) and Greg Williams (1600 and 3200 runs) were double winners for the Mountain Lions. Altoona defeated ...

Marauders open with win; Mountie girls sweep meet

CLARION — Bishop Guilfoyle picked up a big win early in the season, defeating District 10 power Fort LeBoeuf, 25-16, 23-25, 25-15, 25-23, at Clarion High School in high school boys volleyball on Wednesday. The Marauders saw big performances from Charles Patterson with 19 kills and 10 digs ...

Year of the championship

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 ...