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By Dottie Bird For the Mirror PORT ROYAL SPEEDWAY Dylan Cisney has been knocking on the door for a win all season at Port Royal Speedway. After a third on opening day and a fourth last week, Cisney finally kicked down the down the door as he claimed the victory Saturday night over Jeff ...

Track returns after nearly two-year absence

Saturday afternoon marked the first time in just less than two years that an outdoor high school track and field meet in our area occurred because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Anyone participating in the 44th Annual Altoona Igloo Invitation at Mansion Park Stadium also couldn’t have asked for ...

Lady Tigers nip Tyrone

TYRONE — Hollidaysburg rallied from a 4-0 deficit and then rallied again to tie the game in the seventh inning and scored two runs in the top of the eighth inning to walk away with a 7-5 victory over Tyrone in its season opening high school softball game on Saturday. Madison McLanahan had ...

Cherry first-team Mid-Penn

HARRISBURG — Altoona Area High School senior Adalynn Cherry was selected a first-team Mid-Penn Conference Commonwealth Division girls basketball all-star on Saturday. Cherry, who averaged a team-leading 16.4 points per game, led the Lady Lions to the District 6 Class 6A championship. She ...

After shortened 2020 season, BG girls conquer the state

HERSHEY — Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic girls basketball coach Kristi Kaack noticed an increased level of focus among her team the past couple of weeks and said she saw something special happening in the gym. That vision came to fruition Friday afternoon at Hershey’s Giant Center when the ...

Current Lady Marauders add to program’s rich history

HERSHEY — When legendary Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic coach Mark Moschella was considering stepping down after a long career of winning state championships and more than 600 wins with the Lady Marauders, he saw something special happening in his program. Moschella said it started with the ...