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Mencer earns Blanket

March 16, 2015 Altoona Area High School senior football player Eli Mencer was this year’s recipient of the Joseph F. Cohen Blanket award. more »»

Andy Rubritz: Clarion football

March 10, 2015 Name: Andy Rubritz High school: Hollidaysburg Hometown: Hollidaysburg Sport: Football Position: Center College choice: Clarion Other colleges considered: Mercyhurst, Edinboro, Saint Francis Why I... more »»

Report: McCort choice had domestic violence charge

February 23, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Retired NFL player Artrell Hawkins Jr.'s alma mater has rescinded its decision to hire him as football coach. more »»

Bishop McCort hires football coach

February 19, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — A retired NFL player who spent most of his career with the Cincinnati Bengals has been named the head coach of the football team at a Catholic high school in western Pennsylvani. more »»

Shea O’Donnell: Shippensburg football

February 16, 2015 Name: Shea O’Donnell High school: Glendale Sport: Football Position: Tight end College choice: Shippensburg Other colleges considered: Clarion, Slippery Rock, Juniata Why I picked Shippensburg:... more »»

Big 33 roster

February 14, 2015 Pennsylvania players selected to play in the 58th Big 33 Football Classic at 7:06 p.m. on June 20 at Hersheypark Stadium. The roster was announced on Friday: Player Pos. High School College Ht. Wt. more »»

Foor hired as C-K's head coach

February 12, 2015 CLAYSBURG — Dropping head football coach Gabe Walter after two years on the job, the Claysburg-Kimmel School Board voted Wednesday to hire Dan Foor, formerly of Northern Bedford, to head the team in... more »»

Walking on air: Simpson getting shot at PSU

February 3, 2015 This tiger is changing his stripes. Golden Tiger, that is. more »»

PIAA accepts penalties put on Clairton

January 30, 2015 From Mirror reports Anyone who watched the ending of Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic’s win over Clairton in the PIAA Class AA high school football final last December remembers the skirmish that broke out... more »»

Footballs at scholastic level checked, too

January 30, 2015 By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror. more »»

Givens picked for Big 33 game

January 28, 2015 Altoona football standout Kevin Givens has been invited to play in the Big 33 Football?Classic this June. That announcement came from Givens on his Twitter account Tuesday afternoo. more »»

Tigers get new FB foe

January 21, 2015 The WPIAL has come out with its 2015 football schedules, and Hollidaysburg’s will have a little bit of a different look. more »»

BG’s Berger named 2nd-team All-American

January 15, 2015 Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School’s Andrew Berger already had been named all-state by two organizations. Now he’s even topped that. more »»

One-time Tiger walking on in SEC

January 13, 2015 It’s been a long-time goal of Hollidaysburg native Reid Miller to play NCAA Division I college footbal. more »»

Franklin, BG football lead area sports stories of the year

January 1, 2015 "Out with the old, in with the new” was truly Penn State’s theme in 2014, as the Nittany Lions hired both a new head football coach and a new athletic director. more »»

Taking a look back at the year that was

January 1, 2015 JANUARY n Penn State football coach Bill O’Brien resigned after two years to take job with the NFL’s Houston Texan. more »»

Football conference tabs award winners

December 27, 2014 The Western Pennsylvania Football Conference recently announced the champions for its 93rd year of operation and its 2014 scholar-athlete award winners. more »»

Four Tigers make GAC team

December 26, 2014 Hollidaysburg’s Ryan Adams, Eric Miller, Zach Simpson and Zack Weaver were named to the WPIAL Greater Allegheny Conference football all-star first team recently. more »»

Hard work, dedication push BG’s McCloskey to success

December 25, 2014 Sam McCloskey’s been playing running back since the fourth grade, and he was always a step ahead of everyone else. Then came ninth grade. more »»

Wheeler keeps BG focused all the way

December 25, 2014 Justin Wheeler entered the 2014 high school football season with what generally was acknowledged as the most talented team in the area. more »»

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