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Ridge’s Burkett headed to Lehigh

November 16, 2015 A two-time PIAA Class AA state placewinner, including a silver medal last season, Chestnut Ridge’s Aaron Burkett was being recruited by some of the best college programs. more »»

Ridge’s Buttry will wrestle at West Virginia

September 17, 2015 Chestnut Ridge senior Conner Buttry spent a lot of time in Morgantown, W.Va. this summer visiting West Virginia University. more »»

McCloskey, Mencer, Hollen honored

May 19, 2015 Western Pennsylvania and high school football have gone hand in hand for more than a century, and, although the sport has taken Altoona-born Brent Pry through other gridiron hotbeds throughout the... more »»

Rusnak to be honored with lifetime award

May 1, 2015 Marty Rusnak amassed a 36-year record of 317-223-2 as the wrestling coach at Altoona, which ranks third in District 6 history, and he coached two state champions in Brad Benson and Steve Maurey. more »»

2014-15 Mirror wrestling all-stars: Area makes noise at state level

March 15, 2015 Central Cambria 113-pounder Max Murin and Bedford 126-pounder Jonathan Gabriel made history for their schools when they won state titles last week at the PIAA Championships. more »»

Irwin: Next year, area could build on 2014-15 success

March 15, 2015 As we wrap up the 2014-15 wrestling season, it’s time to look back on the season and look ahead to the next on. more »»

Murin, Gabriel relishing being state champs

March 15, 2015 Central Cambria’s Max Murin and Bedford’s Jonathan Gabriel have been the toast of their respective hometowns since they won state titles at 113 and 126, respectively last Saturday afternoon in... more »»

Lazor leads Lions to record-setting season

March 15, 2015 For any other area wrestling coach, the question would probably have been an easy one to answer. more »»

CC’s Murin has tools to capture three state titles

March 10, 2015 Not too long after Central Cambria’s Max Murin won the 113-pound title at the PIAA Class AA Championships on Saturday afternoon with a 7-4 win over Lancaster Catholic’s Joe Lobeck, we started... more »»

ACL injury doesn’t stop Ridge’s Buttry

March 10, 2015 Everybody knew there was something wrong with Chestnut Ridge’s Conner Buttry’s right knee, which he hurt against Wyalusing Valley’s Warner Mendoza in the PIAA Duals semifinals. more »»

Mirror wrestling rankings

March 10, 2015 106 POUNDS 1. Cole Manley Altoona So 35-4 2. Aaron Burkett Chestnut Ridge Jr 41-6 3. Huntur Campbell Cambria Heights So 36-8 4. Oaklee Brode Tussey Mountain Jr 25-7 5. more »»

Mirror wrestling stats

March 10, 2015 WINS 1. Wagner Hunt 43-11 2. Buttry CR 42-5 3. Crouse CR 42-6 4. Oliver Hunt 41-3 5. Burkett CR 41-6 6. Glorioso Hunt 40-4 7. Hollingshead Alt 38-3 8. McCoy CR 38-8 9. Murin CC 37-1 10. H. more »»

CC’s Murin, Bedford’s Gabriel claim AA titles

March 8, 2015 HERSHEY — Both Central Cambria’s Max Murin and Bedford’s Jonathan Gabriel trailed at various points late in their finals bouts on Saturday afternoon at the PIAA Class AA Championship. more »»

Mountain Lions just miss top prizes

March 8, 2015 HERSHEY — Before Cole Manley and D.J. Hollingshead made the state finals, Altoona hadn’t had a state tournament finalist since Ernie Bonsell finished second at 155 pounds in 1981. more »»

Four area AA wrestlers going for gold

March 7, 2015 By Todd Irwin HERSHEY — Bedford junior 126-pounder Jonathan Gabriel knows Bedford’s history in the PIAA Championship. more »»

Altoona pair earn AAA semifinal spots

March 7, 2015 By Todd Irwin HERSHEY — Altoona’s Cole Manley and D.J. more »»

Altoona off to good start

March 6, 2015 By Todd Irwin HERSHEY — Altoona sophomore 106-pounder Cole Manley and senior 170-pounder D.J. more »»

Ridge in a good spot

March 6, 2015 By Todd Irwin tirwin@altoonamirro. more »»

Gabriel, Glorioso among top locals trying for gold

March 5, 2015 Of the 21 area wrestlers who are stepping on the mats this morning for the PIAA Class AA Championships at the Giant Center, six of them are returning placewinners. more »»

A ‘Vision’ of Murin winning gold in Hershey this weekend

March 5, 2015 Central Cambria sophomore Max Murin loves the 1985 wrestling movie “Vision Quest,” where the lead character, Louden Swain (played by Matthew Modine), drops two weight classes to beat a three-time... more »»

Pair of Mountain Lions set for states

March 4, 2015 It will be quality, if not quantity, for the Mirror coverage area Thursday through Saturday in the PIAA Class AAA wrestling tournament at Hershey’s Giant Center. more »»

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