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Athlete of the Week

Lady Lion senior off to strong start

Mirror Athlete Of The Week Name: Adalynn Cherry School: Altoona Area Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Cherry scored 16 points in a 56-11 victory over Central Dauphin East and led all scorers once again with 21 points in a 50-16 victory over ...

Myrick helps in all phases of game

Name: Keegan Myrick School: Bishop Guilfoyle Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Myrick scored four touchdowns and caught a pass for a two-point conversion, rushed for 139 yards, caught two passes for 53 yards and threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to ...

Bell stays focused for Tigers

Name: Alyssa Bell School: Hollidaysburg Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: Bell scored twice and had an assist in Hollidaysburg’s 5-0 victory over Bellefonte in the District 6 Class 3A championship game. Season update: Bell has 17 goals and three ...

CC’s Cree provides leadership

Name: Toby Cree School: Central Cambria Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Cross country Athlete of the week achievement: Cree placed eighth individually with a time of 17:07 and helped Central Cambria finish as the PIAA Class 2A runner-up as a team, the Red Devils’ best finish in program ...

Zimmerman makes it 4-for-4

Name: Ian Zimmerman School: Northern Bedford Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Cross country Athlete of the week achievement: Zimmerman won his fourth District 5 individual cross country championship with a time of 16:10. Season update: Zimmerman will be vying for the PIAA Class 1A ...

Shaffer repeats with top time

Name: Lauren Shaffer School: Portage Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Cross country Athlete of the week achievement: Shaffer won her second District 6 1A championship and set a personal record, with a time of 18:56. Season update: Shaffer will compete in the PIAA Class 1A individual ...

Niebauer’s patience pays off

Name: Annaliese Niebauer School: Central Cambria Age: 15 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Cross country Athlete of the week achievement: Niebauer won the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference girls individual title with a time of 20:14, topping second-place Ellie Dorian of Westmont Hilltop by ...

Day’s adjustments aid Lions

Name: Marcus Day School: Altoona Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Day rushed for three touchdowns and 106 yards and threw for another 50 yards while leading the Mountain Lions to a 22-21 victory over State College in the District 6 Class 6A ...

Reese more than an athlete

Name: Olivia Reese School: Glendale Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Volleyball Athlete of the week achievement: Reese had 42 kills and 28 service points throughout the week as Glendale swept Saint Joseph’s, Bellwood-Antis and Claysburg-Kimmel. Season update: The Lady Vikings are ...

Shale’s hard work is noticed

Name: Evan Shale School: Hollidaysburg Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: Shale led Hollidaysburg to a 3-0 week capped off by a shutout of 11-2 Brockway. He allowed just one goal in three games. Season update: The Golden Tigers are 6-4. Coach ...

Athlete of the week: Stroup carries load for Altoona

Name: Ethan Stroup School: Altoona Area Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Stroup carried the ball 35 times for 234 yards and two touchdowns in Altoona’s 42-28 victory over Chambersburg. Season update: Stroup has rushed for 402 yards and four ...

Athlete of the week: Brunner adding to goal totals

Name: Aurielle Brunner School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: Brunner scored four goals in the Lady Marauders’ 7-2 win over Penn Cambria and had three goals and two assists for BG in a 10-0 triumph over Bishop Carroll ...

Miksich succeeds in spotlight

Name: Cassidy Miksich School: Tyrone Age: 15 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Golf Athlete of the week achievement: Miksich carded an 83 at Windber Country Club to win her second consecutive District 6 Class 2A high school girls golf individual championship. She also competed for the boys team ...

Harrold shines at quarterback

Name: Garrett Harrold School: Penn Cambria Age: 15 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Harrold ran for two TDs, threw for 208 yards and another score and evaded tacklers to throw a successful two-point conversion pass to Jake Tsikalas and complete a ...

Athlete of the week: Davis sets standard for Tigers

Name: Eric Davis School: Hollidaysburg Area Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Golf Athlete of the week achievement: Davis won the District 6 Class 3A high school golf sectionals with a 74 at Sinking Valley Country Club and helped Hollidaysburg advance into the district team ...

Athlete of the week: Stevens caps ‘amazing’ run

Name: Morgan Stevens School: Altoona Area Age: 15 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Tennis Athlete of the week achievement: Stevens won the District 4-6 Class 3A singles championship by beating four opponents, including the top seed and third seed. She also won singles matches in helping ...

Central’s QB ‘sets the tone’

Name: Jeff Hoenstine School: Central Age: 16 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: He completed 18-of-32 passes for 211 yards and three TDs, and rushed for 39 yards and a score in Central’s 26-14 win over Bellefonte. He also intercepted a pass and ...

Wilson contributes big-time

Name: Lyzee Wilson School: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Volleyball Athlete of the week achievement: Wilson had 30 kills, 17 service points and 19 digs in a five-set thriller over Bishop McCort and collected 13 kills, 10 service points and 24 digs in another ...

Taylor medals with 70 in meet

Name: Jake Taylor School: Tyrone Area Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Golf Athlete of the week achievement: Taylor shot an even-par 70 at the Philipsburg Elks Lodge and Country Club to earn medalist honors in a Mountain League match with six other schools. Tyrone won the meet. Season ...

Frank, AAHS off to solid start

Name: Isabella Frank School: Altoona Area Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Tennis Athlete of the week achievement: Frank, playing at No. 1 singles, won in straight sets in matches against Central’s top seed and Thomas Jefferson’s returning No. 1 player. Season update: Altoona is ...