Track & Field

Tigers sweep Ridge

HOLLIDAYSBURG - Kyle Lindsey swept the three jumping events to power Hollidaysburg to a 117-31 senior night win over visiting Chestnut Ridge in boys high school track and field on Thursday.Mitch Merritts finished first in the shot put and javelin for the Golden Tigers, who improved to 10-1, ...

Central boys defeat Ridge

NEW PARIS - Justin Helsel took first in the 100 meters, the long jump and the triple jump to power the Central boys to an 80-70 victory over Chestnut Ridge in high school track and field Wednesday at Dr. Giovacchini Stadium.Nathan Musselman also was a double winner for the Scarlet Dragons, ...

Everett’s Sipes uses meet as shot at redemption

BELLWOOD - For Everett Area High School senior Tanner Sipes, his standout individual performance in Tuesday afternoon's Inter-County Conference Track and Field Championship Meet at Memorial Stadium represented something a little bit extra special.Sipes was the event's only individual ...

Altoona wins pair

Altoona's Julian Gore took first place in both hurdle events as the Mountain Lions ran past Bellefonte, 134-16, in high school track and field action Tuesday at Mansion Park.Altoona won all three relays.The boys improved to 5-2.The Altoona girls track and field team won 11 of the 18 events in a ...

CC cranks out nothing but winners

By Philip Cmorpcmor@altoonamirror.comLORETTO - Few area high school athletic programs have enjoyed the kind of history Central Cambria has on the track. Carly Seymour, Kelsey Seymour, Nikki Piper and Victoria Brumbaugh are just a few names that routinely were listed in first place when they ...

Ridge teams go 1-1 in meet

BERLIN - The Chestnut Ridge High School track and field teams each went 1-1 in a triangular meet on Monday.The Ridge boys beat Meyersdale, 85-65, but lost to Berlin Brothersvalley, 107.3-42.6. The Ridge girls topped Meyersdale, 95-55, but fell to Berlin, 92.5-57.5.Jay Grubb won the 400 dash and ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS100 dash: Wyland, PC, 11.16; Rippin, NC, 11.22; Helsel, C, 11.24; Hite, PC, 11.28; Sankey, A, 11.32200 dash: Cook, Bd, 22.54; Sankey, A, 22.74; Wyland, PC, 23.05; Chadbourn, BG, 23.19; Mitchell, T, 23.27400 dash: Baker, Bd, 50.54; Bopp, CC, 51.60; Lingafelt, A, 51.64; Molliver, Ho, 51.64; ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS100 dash: Wyland, PC, 11.16; Rippin, NC, 11.22; Helsel, C, 11.24; Hite, PC, 11.28; Sankey, A, 11.32200 dash: Cook, Bd, 22.54; Sankey, A, 22.74; Wyland, PC, 23.05; Chadbourn, BG, 23.19; Mitchell, T, 23.27400 dash: Baker, Bd, 50.54; Bopp, CC, 51.60; Lingafelt, A, 51.64; Molliver, Ho, 51.64; ...

West Central Coaches Meet Results

CLASS AA BOYSKey, team standings: 1, PC-Penn Cambria, 61; 2, CC-Central Cambria, 57; 3, BD-Bedford, 55; 4, K-Kane Area, 51; 4, TY-Tyrone Area, 51; 6, EC-Elk County Catholic, 38; 7, EV-Everett Area, 35; 8, BB-Berlin Brothersvalley, 23; 9, JB-Johnsonburg Area, 21; 9, WB-West Branch, 21; 9, ...

LHAC stars put on a show

Boasting a roster than includes Jake Wyland, Nick Hite and Kamryn Stoy, sprint practices for the Penn Cambria High School boys track and field team can get really competitive."It kind of (stinks) we're on the same team," Wyland said. "But it really helps, because it pushes us that much farther, ...

Lady Devils impress

Veteran Central Cambria High School track and field coach Randy Wilson said that it's been a long time since his girls team has won the team championship in the West Central Coaches Invitational.But on a chilly, drizzly Friday afternoon and evening at Mansion Park that provided the backdrop for ...

Altoona spikers sweep

SIDMAN - Phillip Swartz led Altoona with eight service points, seven kills and seven digs as it swept Forest Hills, 25-15, 25-18, 25-10, in high school boys volleyball on Thursday night.Frank Perehinec had 13 kills for the Mountain Lions, who improved to 10-1, while Josh Over had 23 digs and ...

Panthers post two wins; Bison boys stay perfect

CRESSON - The Penn Cambria boys track and field team got two wins each from Kam Stoy, Jake Wyland and Zach Krug in wins over Cambria Heights (111-29) and Bishop McCort (86-52) on Wednesday.Krug captured the shot put and discus, Stoy swept the hurdles, and Wyland won the 100 meters and 200 ...

Lady Tigers dominate

PUNXSUTAWNEY - Hollidaysburg won 10 of the 11 track events, and it spearheaded the Lady Tigers to a 93-56 victory over Punxstawney in high school track and field on Tuesday.Three Lady Tigers won two individual events apiece: Aleah Berkheimer in the 1600- and 3200-meter runs, Darcie Frazier in ...

Central’s Helsel part of 4 victories

By Philip Cmorpcmor@altoonamirror.comBELLWOOD - Central will miss the West Central Coaches Meet at the end of this week, because the school is holding its prom that night.Scarlet Dragon multi-sport star Justin Helsel is taking his girlfriend, Cassie Mock, to the dance, but the Central senior ...

Mirror track honor roll

Mirror track honor rollBOYS100 dash: Rippin, NC, 11.22; Helsel, C, 11.24; Wyland, PC, 11.24; Hite, PC, 11.28; Sankey, A, 11.32200 dash: Cook, Bd, 22.54; Sankey, A, 22.74; Wyland, PC, 23.05; Hite, PC, 23.34; Mitchell, T, 23.44400 dash: Baker, Bd, 50.94; Lingafelt, A, 51.64; Molliver, Ho, 52.13; ...

Central Cambria girls claim Lock Haven title

LOCK HAVEN - The Central Cambria girls captured the team title at the Lock Haven High School Track and Field Invitational on Saturday.The Lady Devils finished with 88 points to top 32 other teams. Selinsgrove was second, and Altoona was seventh with 32 points.Lexi Peterman led CC by winning the ...

Cook 4th in javelin

PHILADELPHIA - Bedford Area High School senior August Cook continued the area's success at the 2016 Penn Relays.Cook placed fourth in the javelin in the High School Boys Division on Friday with a throw of 206 feet, 8 inches. Cook finished just ahead of Richland's Ethan Dabbs, who was fifth with ...

Bedford boys, BC girls shine

LOYSBURG - Britt Krug has been on such a roll this spring that about the only thing that could overcome her was a record performance.So Dakota Kelso turned one in.Krug, the Bishop Carroll junior, won two of the three girls throwing events at Friday's Northern Bedford County Track and Field ...

Voyzey wins gold in Philly

PHILADELPHIA - Erika Voyzey celebrated her birthday by signing a Division I track and field scholarship with Miami, Fla. on Wednesday.Voyzey's high jump prowess is the gift that keeps on giving.Voyzey, Tyrone Area High School's two-time reigning PIAA Class AA champion in the event, added ...