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Basketball

Perea accomplishes one of her goals of statewide recognition

Altoona senior Caranda Perea was named to the second team of the 2020 Pennsylvania Sports Writers Class 6A All-State Girls Basketball Team on Monday. Perea will continue her basketball career at Division I George Washington. “To make second-team all-state in the biggest classification in ...

Thrice would’ve been nice: Lady Devils happy with legacy but wanted more

This is the sixth in a series of six feature stories on the high school basketball teams from the Mirror’s coverage area that made it to the PIAA quarterfinals but had their seasons ended by the coronavirus pandemic. Alli Campbell, Emilie Leidig and Sakeria Haralson never lost a PIAA ...

Senior moments: BG vets can only play the wonder game

Editor’s note: This is the fifth in a series of six feature stories on the high school basketball teams from the Mirror’s coverage area that made it to the PIAA quarterfinals but had their seasons ended by the coronavirus pandemic. From the moment the final buzzer sounded and Bishop ...

Lessons learned: Losses spark BG girls to success

Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series of six feature stories on the high school basketball teams from the Mirror’s coverage area that made it to the PIAA quarterfinals but had their seasons ended by the coronavirus pandemic. For much of the season, the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic ...

Future so bright: Lady Eagles try to find that silver lining

This the third in a series of six feature stories on the high school basketball teams from the Mirror’s coverage area that made it to the PIAA quarterfinals but had their seasons ended by the coronavirus pandemic. The Tyrone girls basketball team won more state playoff games in 2020 than it ...

Seeing the glass half-full: CH finds positives despite negative ending

This is the second in a series of six feature stories on the high school basketball teams from the Mirror’s coverage area that made it to the PIAA quarterfinals but had their seasons ended by the coronavirus pandemic. The Cambria Heights girls basketball team reached a level never previously ...