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Basketball

BG junior gets named first-team all-state

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com Patrick Haigh led Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic to the PIAA semifinals and was a basket away from getting the Marauders to the state championship game a year ago, but he didn’t make any of the three Class 3A Pennsylvania Sports Writers All-State ...

Claar gets first-team recognition

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com A year after landing on the second team, Portage senior Kaden Claar was selected to the first team of the Pennsylvania Sports Writers All-State Boys Basketball Team in Class 2A. “Kaden’s competitiveness and work ethic helped lead our team ...

Hudak wins 1A coaching honor; Homan named first team

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com A couple weeks ago, the area honored Portage girls basketball coach Lance Hudak for the job he did coaching his team through three players suffering season-ending injuries to a District 6 Class 1A title and an appearance in the PIAA semifinals for ...

Glendale opens girls basketball position

Glendale’s school board voted to open the varsity girls basketball head coach and assistant coaching positions at its meeting Tuesday night after the topic was put on the agenda by the athletic committee. Brian Kuhn recently completed his first year as head coach and led the Lady Vikings to ...

Tigers’ Miller, Mustangs’ Hudak honored

Hollidaysburg senior Marin Miller proved herself against PIAA Class 5A runner-up Chartiers Valley during the state playoffs this season, and the star point guard has been recognized for her efforts as the Altoona Mirror girls basketball Player of the Year. “It’s really an honor to me. In ...

BG’s Haigh, Portage’s Kargo get top honors

A year after finishing as the runner-up in the voting, Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic senior Patrick Haigh has been picked by area coaches and media as the Altoona Mirror boys basketball Player of the Year. “It’s definitely a great honor, and I’m glad to have won it,” Haigh said. ...