Wrestling

Golden Tigers lose in regular-season finale

MILL HALL — The Hollidaysburg wrestling team finished its regular season at 4-9 with a 53-13 loss at Central Mountain Thursday night in high school action. The Golden Tigers got a fall from Nathan Swartz at 138, a major decision from Cody Dively at 132 and a regular decision from Dalton ...

History awaiting Murin

By Todd Irwin For the Mirror Central Cambria’s Max Murin has been setting school records his whole high school career, and this weekend he could add to the list. Murin is the all-time school career wins record holder with a 143-5 record, the record holder for wins as a freshman ...

Three Bearcats, CC’s Murin earn top seeds

TYRONE — Huntingdon will begin its quest for a fourth straight District 6 Class 2A Tournament this weekend with three No. 1 seeds. The Bearcats didn’t come close to the seven top seeds it going into last year’s tournament, but the Bearcats did all right at the seeding meeting at Tyrone ...

P-O tops Hollidaysburg

PHILIPSBURG — Philipsburg-Osceola recorded three falls in edging Hollidaysburg, 36-27, in high school wrestling on Tuesday. Ian Klinger (160 pounds), Kyle Taylor (170) and Micah Sidorick (220) had falls for the Mounties. Brandon Anderson (195) and Noah Clark (120) contributed ...

Chestnut Ridge falls in PIAA Duals

From Mirror reports HERSHEY — Chestnut Ridge won some close matches at the PIAA Duals the first two days, but the Lions weren’t able to get over the hump in their consolation quarterfinal match against a tough Southern Columbia. Southern Columbia won nine of the first 12 bouts, ...

’Cats eliminated; Lions still alive in consy rounds

From Mirror reports HERSHEY — Chestnut Ridge was knocked off a run at the finals of the PIAA Team Duals by Bishop McDevitt in the quarterfinals, but the Lions bounced back to win a squeaker in the second round of consolations on Friday at the Giant Center. Huntingdon wasn’t as ...

Versatile youngster leads P-O to victory

By Todd Irwin For the Mirror PHILIPSBURG — Philipsburg-Osceola freshman Jason Franchock has taken his lumps this season, partly because he’s outweighed in most of his bouts. He weighed in at 105 pounds on Friday night against Central. “He’s small but he’s mighty,” P-O coach ...

Bearcats, Lions move on to quarterfinals

By Todd Irwin For the Mirror Both Chestnut Ridge and Huntingdon advanced to today’s quarterfinal round of the PIAA Dual Meet Championships, and both have big obstacles in front of them at Hershey’s Giant Center. District 6 champion Huntingdon went first and defeated District 4 ...

Biddle, Garner, Norris pin in Central victory

MARTINSBURG — Brock Biddle at 170 and Cam Norris at 195 got pins in two of the final three bouts to punctuate Central’s 50-24 dual meet wrestling win over visiting Northern Bedford on Thursday night. Austin Garner also won by fall for the Scarlet Dragons at 285, while Braeden Swab (138) ...

Weather affects local scholastic sports schedule

Thursday's snowstorm resulted in the postponements of most of the games on tonight's area high school sports docket. As of this posting, the only varsity events that were believed to still being played were Huntingdon and Chestnut Ridge's PIAA Class 2A team tournament dual meets, the ...

Central routs Devils

BELLWOOD — Central improved its record to 15-9 with a 50-27 win over Bellwood-Antis in high school wrestling on Tuesday. Brandon Holsinger (120 pounds), Cameron Ulery (126), Braden Swab (138) and Logan Marko (152) had falls for the Scarlet Dragons. Bailey Kudlawiec (113), Kaylob Tatsch ...

Mo Valley falls in prelim match

HOUTZDALE — Saeger­town, the District 10 third-place team, made a 2¢-hour trip to Moshannon Valley High School for the PIAA Duals Class 2A preliminary match against the District 6 runner-up Black Knights. The Panthers, showed no signs of fatigue from the trip. Saegertown won key bouts at ...

Black Knights prove a point even in loss to Huntingdon

Moshannon Valley went into the District 6 Class 2A Duals as the third seed, but the Black Knights were the only the only team in the Final 4 without any experience against Huntingdon, Central and Penns Valley this season. But the Black Knights certainly proved they should have been included ...

Huntingdon’s Baney never out of a match

It was the second period of his showdown with Central star Brock Biddle in Thursday night’s dual meet, and Huntingdon’s Seth Baney found himself down 2-1 after a lightning-quick Biddle takedown off of the whistle. But even when he’s losing and in the bottom position, Baney is never ...

Huntingdon tops Rams, Black Knights to win title

TYRONE — It wasn’t as dramatic as last year’s District 6 Team Duals Class 2A title, when Huntingdon earned a heart-pounding one-point victory over rival Mount Union. But the Bearcats’ fourth District 6 Duals title since 2011 on Saturday afternoon at Tyrone High School felt just as ...

Lions put up valiant effort against Bellefonte

TYRONE — Third-seeded Altoona was in position to pull off an upset of second-seeded and once-beaten Bellefonte going into the last four weights of their District 6 Teams Duals Class 3A semifinal. The Mountain Lions, who had lost by 22 points to Bellefonte on Jan. 7 at the Bald Eagle Area ...

Chestnut Ridge continues to rule the roost in District 5

NEW PARIS — The Chestnut Ridge wrestling team continued its dominance in the district as the Lions won their fifth straight District 5 Class 2A Dual Meet Tournament title on Saturday. Top-seeded Ridge rolled to a 51-21 win over No. 4 Berlin Brothersvalley in the semifinals, then soundly ...

Lions put up valiant effort against Bellefonte

By Todd Irwin For the Mirror TYRONE — Third-seeded Altoona was in position to pull off an upset of second-seeded and once-beaten Bellefonte going into the last four weights of their District 6 Teams Duals Class 3A semifinal. The Mountain Lions, who had lost by 22 points to Bellefonte on ...

Bearcats blow out Central

HUNTINGDON — There’s a chance Huntingdon will wrestle Central in the finals of the District 6 Class 2A Duals championship on Saturday afternoon. Huntingdon coach Jon Mykut, though, said he wasn’t looking any further than Thursday night’s regularly scheduled dual meet against the ...

Everett advances in District 5 Duals

EVERETT — Everett got pins from Liam Flaherty, Gavin Wills and Kyle Peterson in its 49-24 victory over HOPE for Hyndman in the District 5 Class 2A high school team  wrestling quarterfinals on Thursday. The third-seeded Warriors will take on second-seeded North Star on Saturday in the ...