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Scholastic Sports

Snider becoming quarterback NBC can count on

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com HOLLIDAYSBURG — Eion Snider has come a long way for Northern Bedford in the last season and a half, and his continued improvement has made the Black Panthers one of the most dangerous Class 1A teams in the state. Snider threw three touchdown ...

Vancas keys AAHS to win over Bison

Hannah Vancas scored a goal in the 79th minute to lift the Altoona girls to a 3-2 win over Clearfield at Mansion Park in high school soccer action on Thursday. Vancas had two goals in the game, and Hailey Kravetz scored Altoona’s other goal. Ellie Smith scored both of Clearfield’s ...

Altoona tennis picks up No. 10

VANDERGRIFT — Morgan Stevens, Sophia Caputo and Isabella Graham won singles matches in straight sets in helping Altoona beat Kiski Area, 5-0, on Thursday in high school girls tennis action. Katie Hovan and Olivia McMinn, and Leah Koehle and Courtney Irwin won doubles matches for the Lady ...

Lady Tigers, Blue Devils add to their win totals

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area High School girls volleyball team improved to 10-1 Thursday night, thanks to a 20-25, 25-16, 25-11, 26-24 win over Tyrone. Kelsey Kephart’s 14 service points were tops for the Lady Tigers, who also received 12 from Lexi McLanahan. Tyrone got 17 ...

Tigers to get shot at RB with big numbers

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com The good news for Hollidaysburg is that it just won its first game of the season last week, but now the Golden Tigers are set to face a running back that’s made national news headlines this season. Oil City junior Ethen Knox has run for ...

Top seeds persevere in capturing titles in D6 doubles tennis

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com Both top-seeded teams playing in Wednesday’s girls tennis district championships at Mansion Park fell into an early hole. But Hollidaysburg’s team of Gretta Rhodes and Megan Ferris and Central Cambria’s squad of Marley Ratchford and ...