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Athlete of the Week

Athlete of Week: Dividock a skilled, savvy leader

Name: Kara Dividock School: Portage Area Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Dividock was the MVP of the Art Burkett Memorial Tournament with a 17-point effort in a 73-47 win over Penn Cambria in the final. She also had 23 points in a 62-42 opening ...

Athlete of Week: Holsopple an ‘incredible athlete’

Name: Josh Holsopple School: Hollidaysburg Area Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Holsopple was named the MVP of the Indiana Tip-Off Tournament after scoring 27 points in the championship win over Indiana. He scored 20 points in an 82-62 ...

McCloskey is key for BG

Name: Zach McCloskey School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: McCloskey had a key strip of Lackawanna Trail’s Ray Melnikoff to set up the go-ahead field goal and combined with Adrian Johnson to sack Lions quarterback ...

Yanoshak turns tide for BG

Name: Andrew Yanoshak School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Yanoshak had the game-changing sack/forced fumble in the fourth quarter that helped Bishop Guilfoyle turn the tide in District 6 Class 1A championship win over ...

Lutch big part of state title

Name: Jenna Lutch School: Northern Cambria Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Volleyball Athlete of the week achievement: Lutch had two kills and two blocks in the first two sets but had 12 kills by the end of the PIAA state title-clinching sweep over Nativity BVM Saturday in the ...

Musser known for versatility

Name: Grant Musser School: Juniata Valley Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Musser caught two touchdown passes, ran for one and threw another in Juniata Valley’s 31-21 victory over Purchase Line in the District 6 Class 1A semifinals. Season ...

Dumm is strong in big games

Name: Camryn Dumm School: Northern Cambria Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Volleyball Athlete of the week achievement: Dumm recorded 14 service points, including seven in the final set, in a four-set victory over Fort Cherry in the PIAA first round. She had nine service points and five ...

Lucko the go-to guy for Tussey

Name: Kaden Lucko School: Tussey Mountain Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Lucko rushed for 118 yards and two touchdowns and led the Titans to a 28-23 victory over Northern Bedford in the District 5 Class 1A championship game. Season update: ...

Tigers love Bell’s versatility

Name: Alyssa Bell School: Hollidaysburg Area Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: Bell had a goal and two assists in a 5-3 District 6 Class 3A championship win over Bellefonte and scored two goals in a 4-3 win over Bradford in the District 6-9 ...

Kravetz gets offense going

Name: Austin Kravetz School: Altoona Area Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: Kravetz scored two goals in Altoona’s 4-2 District 6 Class 4A championship win over State College. He also had a goal and an assist in the Mountain Lions’ 2-0 victory ...

Athlete of the week: Kuntz running like a veteran

Name: Stella Kuntz School: Central Cambria Age: 15 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Cross country Athlete of the week achievement: Kuntz won the District 6 Class 2A individual race and also led the Lady Red Devils to the team title. Season update: Kuntz and the Central Cambria team ...

Athlete of the week: Zimmerman gets three-peat

Name: Ian Zimmerman School: Northern Bedford County Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Cross country Athlete of the week achievement: Zimmerman three-peated as the District 5 Class 1A cross country champion and led his team to the team title as well. Season update: Zimmerman will ...

Shaffer hitting her stride

Name: Lauren Shaffer School: Portage Area Age: 16 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Cross country Athlete of the week achievement: Shaffer placed first among 187 Class 1A and 2A runners at the Tri-State Track Coaches Association Cross Country Meet at California, Pa. When including Class 3A ...

Myrick making an impact

Name: Keegan Myrick School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Myrick led a fourth-quarter comeback in BG’s 20-14 victory over previously unbeaten Chestnut Ridge. He rushed for 192 yards, two touchdowns — including ...

Female Athlete of the Week: Ruhlman makes it a 3-peat

Name: Emily Ruhlman School: Bedford Area Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Tennis Athlete of the week achievement: Ruhlman won the District 5 singles tennis championship for the third time. She also won at No. 1 singles in both the semifinals and finals of the District 5 team tournament. ...

Male Athlete of the Week: Hudkins sets standard at BC

Name: Jackson Hudkins School: Bishop Carroll Catholic Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: Hudkins became the program’s all-time leading goal scorer — he now has 64. He had two unassisted goals in a 4-2 win over United, had two goals, including the ...

Miksich’s work pays off

Name: Cassidy Miksich School: Tyrone Area Age: 14 Grade: Freshman Sport: Golf Athlete of the week achievement: Miksich won the District 6 Class 2A individual championship at Windber Country Club by shooting an 83 and then winning a one-hole playoff by making par. Season update: ...

Bender on impressive run

Name: Ky Bender School: Philipsburg-Osceola Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Golf Athlete of the week achievement: Bender won the District 6 Class 2A individual golf championship at Scotch Valley Country Club with a round of 77 and also led the Mounties to the team title. Season ...

Athlete of the week: Johnston, Vikes on the rise

Name: Cory Johnston School: Glendale Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Johnston rushed for 135 yards and two touchdowns and caught five passes in Glendale’s win at Southern Huntingdon. He also had eight tackles on defense, including three ...

Athlete of the week: Berkheimer, AAHS thriving

Name: Darrian Berkheimer School: Altoona Area Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: Berkheimer delivered two assists and a goal in a 4-1 win at State College and scored an unassisted goal as Altoona knocked off previously unbeaten Conemaugh Township, ...