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Seace providing size, skill for top-seeded Lions

Standing 6-foot-5 and weighing in at 274 pounds, Chestnut Ridge senior two-way tackle Dalton Seace is an imposing figure on the football field due to his sheer size alone. But Ridge coach Max Shoemaker is quick to point out that Seace, who is a three-year starter at defensive tackle, is so ...

CC wins both Class 2A team crowns

REEDSVILLE — It was business as usual for Central Cambria coach Randy Wilson and his teams at the District 6 Cross Country Championships on a wet, windy and cold Saturday at the Indian Valley Middle School. The Red Devils captured the girls and boys Class 2A team titles in a dominant ...

Fenimore leads Flash

From Mirror, wire reports MOON TOWNWSHIP — Bear Fenimore threw two touchdown passes for the seventh-straight game and the Saint Francis defense held Robert Morris 200 yards below their average in a 20-7 road win on Saturday in Northeast Conference football action at Joe Walton ...

Bobcats capture national tourney title

XENIA, Ohio — Keeper Landon Barnes had two saves and a shutout as Blair County Christian defeated Genoa Christian, 3-0, to claim the National Christian School Athletic Association Division III soccer championship on Saturday. “It’s always great to go out on top with a win, and when you ...

Tigers overwhelm Central

ROARING SPRING — Hollidaysburg quarterback Brady Walters needed 108 yards from scrimmage Friday night against Central to become the school’s all-time leader in that category. Not only did he do that, but he also contributed to all six touchdowns in the Golden Tigers’ 42-0 regular-season ...

BG earns bye for 1st round

JOHNSTOWN — After suffering an uncharacteristic two-game losing streak earlier this month, the Bishop Guilfoyle Marauders will head into the bye week of the District 6 Class 1A playoffs on a positive note after defeating Bishop McCort, 28-13, Friday night at Johnstown’s Sargent’s Stadium. ...

Mtn. Lions finish 3-7

Altoona got off to a quick start Friday night, turning a big play on defense into a field goal for an early lead, but Harrisburg was the one making all the big plays after that. The Cougars put the finishing touches on a Mid-Penn Commonwealth Division championship with a 52-3 win over Altoona ...

Bearcats claim final Class 3A playoff spot

TYRONE — The Huntingdon Bearcats are playoff bound. The Bearcats met the Tyrone Golden Eagles on Friday at Gray-Vets Memorial Field in a Mountain Conference season finale that had the fourth and final spot in the District 6 Class 3A tournament at stake. On a dreary night that featured ...

Eight turnovers doom Carroll

CLEARFIELD — Clearfield’s Taye Lynch intercepted Bishop Carroll quarterback Jake Zazvrskey on the first play from scrimmage in Friday night’s regular season finale at the Bison Sports Complex. It was a sign of things to come. The Bison picked off Zazvrskey three times, forced five ...

Devils overcome early deficit in fine fashion

THREE SPRINGS — Bellwood-Antis found itself down 20-7 in the first quarter at Southern Huntingdon Friday, but the team handled the adversity. The Blue Devils put a stop to the deep passes and Shawn Wolfe led the comeback in a 42-20 win on the Rockets’ senior night. Wolfe ran for 92 ...

Pirates end up without win

WILLIAMSBURG — For Williamsburg football coach Bob Hearn, it isn’t just about wins and losses. The Blue Pirates didn’t have any wins this season, losing all 10 games. “It would have been nice to win a game but it isn’t about wins and losses,” Hearn said after his Blue Pirates ...

Penns Valley pounds Mounties

PHILIPSBURG — Penns Valley throttled Philipsburg-Osceola 56-7 Friday night to complete its first winning season (7-3) since 2007. With the win Penns Valley locked up a berth in the District 6 Class 2A playoffs next week. “This is wonderful for the kids, the school, the community,’’ ...

Rand, Green Hornets run over West Branch

ALEXANDRIA — Juniata Valley wasn’t able to be as versatile offensively as it has been all season thanks to a steady downpour and cold temperatures Friday at A.R. Simkins Field. So the Green Hornets just went back to doing what they do best. Jaxson Rand rushed for 234 yards and four ...

NB grounds out win over Vikings

FLINTON — It started raining harder and the temperature dipped below 40 degrees at Glendale’s Dr. Roy F. Baker Athletic Field. It wasn’t good weather for passing, and neither Glendale nor Northern Bedford could get a passing game going. So the Black Panthers’ running attack took ...

Triple option carries Tussey

HOUTZDALE – Football analysts always say the triple option is one of the hardest offenses to plan for and defend. Tussey Mountain ran it to near perfection in a 42-7 victory over Moshannon Valley on Friday night to close out the regular season. “We were trying to get the dive phase, the ...

Warriors make a stand vs. C-K

CLAYSBURG — With 8 minutes to go in the game, the Everett defense was faced with trying to stop a Claysburg-Kimmel offense that was desperate for a score. On a fourth-and-7 from the Everett 13, the Warriors surrendered just 3 yards to C-K back Zach Claycomb to get the ball back on ...

Safety set to return Sunday for Steelers

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers strong safety Morgan Burnett is just happy to be back on the field. The veteran safety will play Sunday at home against Cleveland after missing the previous four games with a groin injury. “It’s good to get back into the flow of things and get back ...

Pitt, Duke both looking for key win

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh head coach Pat Narduzzi has been around long enough to know an NFL-caliber player when he sees one. And he sees one in Duke’s senior quarterback Daniel Jones. An up close look awaits Saturday when Jones and the Blue Devils (5-2, 1-2 Atlantic Coast Conference) visit ...

Bobcats advance to finals of national tournament

XENIA, Ohio — The Blair County Christian School boys soccer team advanced to the finals of the National Christian School Athletic Association Division III Tournament. The Bobcats defeated Portersville Christian of Pa., 3-0, in the semifinals on Friday and will play Genoa Christian of Ohio ...

Shaulis, Golden Eagles oust Hollidaysburg boys

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Thursday night was a special night for Tyrone Area High School senior soccer standout Owen Shaulis. Tyrone won its first playoff game in Shaulis’ four-year career, advanced to the district championship game in doing so, and Shaulis had a lion-sized hand in the ...