Track & Field

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 ...

2017 in review

JANUARY n The Penn State football team loses a heartbreaker in the Rose Bowl, 52-49, to USC on a last-second 46-yard field goal. n Penn State’s Chris Godwin and Garrett Sickels announce they will leave early for the NFL Draft. Teammate Marcus Allen announces he will return for his senior ...

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., ...