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Scholastic Sports

19 scholastic teams find time for golf in May to educate area teens

Central Pennsylvania was lucky enough to get most of its scholastic fall sports season in, and schools didn’t have to move any seasons to the spring like the way several football teams near Philadelphia had to do last month. One event from September that was postponed but never canceled was ...

Saltsgiver puts in extra work

Name: Chesney Saltsgiver School: Tyrone Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Track and field Athlete of the week achievement: Saltsgiver was named the girls outstanding jumper at the Bellwood-Antis Invitational after winning the long and triple jump events. She also finished second in the ...

Marinak has Classic showing

Name: Nick Marinak School: Penn Cambria Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Track and field Athlete of the week achievement: Marinak was named the Boys 2A Coach Bill Reimer Outstanding Performer at the Altoona Mountain Lion Track & Field Classic for winning the 100-meter dash and the ...

Altoona victory pits Lions against Hollidaysburg

STATE COLLEGE — Altoona’s Nick Schimminger saved two match points in the deciding match, a victory over Daniel Xu at No. 1 singles, in the Mountain Lions’ 3-2 victory over State College in the District 4-6 Class 3A quarterfinals Monday afternoon in high school tennis action. Kyle Murray ...

Lions, Panthers baseball get big wins

CAMP HILL — Aidan Steinbugl induced a bases-loaded pop out to end the game as Altoona held on for a 5-2 win over Cedar Cliff Monday afternoon in high school baseball action. Marcus Day homered, Matt Moyer singled and doubled and Lucas Muffie drove in two runs for the Mountain Lions (5-5), ...

Lady Tigers softball score late to beat rivals

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Pinch hitter Madison Alexy singled, got to second, and then scored after another pinch hitter Kayden Weyandt’s hit, and an error, as Hollidaysburg got a walk-off, 5-4, win over Altoona in high school softball Monday. Madison McLanahan and Olivia Vincent each had two hits ...

Central volleyball goes four before faltering

RURAL VALLEY — West Shamokin defeated Central, 25-19, 19-25, 25-12, 25-22, despite six service points and 10 kills from Zeb Wyant Monday night in high school volleyball action. Zach Wyant added 12 assists, and Zack Gahagan recorded 10 service points as the Scarlet Dragons dropped to ...

College signing: Dakota Woomer — Lycoming volleyball

Name: Dakota Woomer High school: Bellwood-Antis Hometown: Bellwood Sport: Volleyball Position: Middle/outside hitter College choice: Lycoming Other colleges considered: West Virginia Why I picked Lycoming: “It just felt like the right place for me. It is a small school, with ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: N. Marinak, PC, 11.01; Kravetz, A, 11.18; Friedenberger, A, 11.32; Ebersole, NB, 11.34; Frank, H, 11.46 200 dash: Grabill, H, 22.77; N. Marinak, PC, 22.97; Summers, A, 23.62; Jackson-Shepard, A, 23.67; O’Brien, CC, 23.70 400 dash: Grabill, H, 50.72; Summers, A, 51.02; ...

Mtn. Lions down DuBois

Winning pitcher Kyle Wilson drove in three runs, and Tyreke Green homered to help Altoona defeated DuBois, 11-3, in high school baseball Saturday at Mansion Park on senior night. The Mountain Lions also got two hits from Aidan Steinbugl and Marcus Day and Lucas Muffie had two RBIs. DuBOIS ...

Altoona tennis victory pits Lions against Hollidaysburg

STATE COLLEGE — Altoona’s Nick Schimminger saved two match points in the deciding match, a victory over Daniel Xu at No. 1 singles, in the Mountain Lions’ 3-2 victory over State College in the District 4-6 Class 3A quarterfinals Monday afternoon in high school tennis action. Kyle Murray ...

Junior helps Altoona pull out 3A girls title

It’s been a special year for Brooke Long and the Altoona girls track and field program, and Friday night at Mansion Park at the Class 3A Altoona Mountain Lion Track and Field Classic might have been the best night yet. The Lady Lions won the final race of the night, the 1600-meter relay, ...

Marinak delivers in big way

Nick Marinak is an all-around athlete at Penn Cambria. He’s made the first team of the Mirror’s high school football all-star team the past two seasons, and he’s excellent in all four of his track and field events, the 100- and 200-meter dashes, the long jump and the javelin. Friday ...

Lady Mustangs take home WCC track and field title

WINDBER — The Portage girls captured the team title at the 71st annual West Central Coaches Class 2A Meet at Windber Stadium on Friday. Lauren Shaffer won two individual events for the Lady Mustangs, running 1:00 in the 400-meter dash and 2:23 in the 800 run. Other winners for the Portage ...

Tigers duo makes school history

The last time Hollidaysburg Area High School won a District 6 tennis doubles championship was the year 2003. Bob Morris and David Genter teamed up to win the title and the duo went on to capture the PIAA’s coveted state crown. “My first year as coach,” Golden Tiger coach Brian Denis ...

Hollidaysburg unbeaten streak reaches 16

JOHNSTOWN — The Hollidaysburg boys tennis team improvd to 16-0 Thursday, thanks to a 5-0 win over Richland in high school action. The Tigers swept singles play, thanks to Nathan Barton, Jadd Younes and Haddy Obeid. Barton beat Viggy Elangoven, the District 6 2A singles champion. In doubles ...

Patterson keys Heights’ win

PATTON — Cambria Heights defeated Bedford, 6-2, thanks to a 3-for-4 day from Nick Patterson with two doubles and two RBIs in high school baseball action on Thursday. Ty Stockley homered and drove in three for the Highlanders, and Ben Hite contributed a pair of doubles and an RBI. Jared ...

Walters big reason behind C-K victory

WILLIAMSBURG — Sierra Walters allowed just two hits and a run and struck out 10 as Claysburg-Kimmel avenged an earlier loss to Williamsburg, 5-1, in high school girls softball Thursday. Harleigh Cavender and Haileigh Reed each had two hits and drove in a run, and Reed hit a pair of ...

BG picks up win No. 4

Bishop Guilfoyle topped DuBois, 25-18, 25-14, 18-25, 25-20, behind 15 service points and nine digs from Nick Anderson and 11 kills from Noah Anderson in high school boys volleyball action Thursday night. Matthew Woolridge added 10 kills for the Marauders. Teammate Ian Bennett had 32 ...

Marinak shines for Panthers

PATTON — Nick Marinak won the 100-meter dash, long jump, javelin and the 110-meter hurdles, and Connor Karabinos won the high jump and the discus to lead the Penn Cambria boys to victories over Cambria Heights, 92-49, and Bishop Guilfoyle, 121-10. The Highlanders defeated the Marauders, ...