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Valley saves its season in 2nd half

ALEXANDRIA — The Juniata Valley football team, facing a 15-point deficit against Purchase Line, needed something to get their offense going. In the end, they got it Saturday night. Thanks to a halfback pass from Grant Musser to Gabe Brower from five yards out, the Green Hornets scored 25 ...

Fast start too much for Titans

SLIPPERY ROCK — Farrell’s first play from scrimmage was a telling one. Anthony Stallworth raced 53 yards for a touchdown, the Steelers found the end zone on their first four possessions and cruised to a 60-14 PIAA Class 1A football playoff win over Tussey Mountain Saturday afternoon at ...

BG sinks Saltsburg

LORETTO — It’s quite evident that Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic is a very good football team when standout junior running back Keegan Myrick is on the field. It became equally evident Friday night that the Marauders can still hold their own when Myrick is on the sidelines. Myrick rushed for ...

Bedford falls short in OT to Eagles

HOLLIDAYSBURG — It looked like Bedford had control of the PIAA Class 3A first round matchup at Tiger Stadium Friday night against Bald Eagle Area. That all changed on a fourth-and-goal resulting in the game-tying touchdown, which forced overtime. The Bisons had hope of forcing a second ...

Little Lions roll into quarters

HAZLETON — Four first-half turnovers, a blocked punt and poor field position would be tough for any football team to overcome. Doing that against a team like State College made it downright impossible for the Delaware Valley Warriors. The Little Lions turned all four DV turnovers and the ...

Lions fail to overcome big first-half deficit

SOMERSET — Chestnut Ridge was on the verge of being blown out in its PIAA Class 2A first-round high school football playoff game after Wilmington scored the first 28 points. The Lions weren’t about to be defined by their play in the opening two quarters as they came out looking like a ...

Rams repeat as champions of District 6

Richland rode a brilliant all-round performance from Caleb Burke to a 34-6 victory over Ligonier Valley in the District 6 Class 2A championship game Friday night at Mansion Park. The versatile Burke ran for a touchdown, caught a touchdown pass and passed for two other scores as Richland beat ...

H.S. Football Playoff Friday Live Scoreboard

H.S. Football Playoffs--Week 13 FRIDAY PIAA PLAYOFFS CLASS 6A FIRST ROUND at Hazleton Area H.S. State College 38, Delaware Valley 7, FINAL CLASS 4A FIRST ROUND at Clarion University Cathedral Prep 49, Bellefonte 21, FINAL CLASS 3A FIRST ROUND at Hollidaysburg Area H.S. Bald Eagle ...

Green Hornets trying to get back to 1A final

The Juniata Valley football program set the bar high for itself last season, when it won its first District 6 Class 1A championship in 31 years and advanced to the PIAA semifinals. That team was led by all-state senior quarterback Quinn Zinobile, who has since graduated. But Valley returned ...

D5 champs face stiff tests

Bedford and Bald Eagle Area meet for the second consecutive season in the first round of the PIAA Class 3A football playoffs when the two teams collide tonight in a 7 p.m. game at Hollidaysburg’s Tiger Stadium. Bald Eagle Area won last year’s matchup, 35-14 at Mansion Park, but BEA coach ...

Saltsburg next up for BG

D6 1A semis Who: Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic vs. Saltsburg Where: Saint Francis University’s DeGol Field When: Friday, 7 p.m. Records: Bishop Guilfoyle (9-2); Saltsburg (8-3) Coaches: Bishop Guilfoyle — Justin Wheeler, ninth season, 96-21. Saltsburg — Mike Leasure, fourth season, ...

Devils feeling blue: B-A takes Rams down to the wire in defeat

LIGONIER — After sending all their games into a mercy-rule mode, the Ligonier Valley football team nearly found itself on the short end in the District 6 Class 2A semifinals on Saturday night. But the Rams survived a spirited Bellwood-Antis performance to come away with a one-point decision ...

Bartolini gets best of ’Dogs

SALTSBURG— Claysburg-Kimmel’s 2019 football season came to an end after a 39-14 loss against Saltsburg in a District 6 Class 1A football playoff game on a chilly but almost windless Saturday night at Saltsburg High School. Angelo Bartolini scored three touchdowns on the ground for the ...

Green Hornets get solid effort from trio in victory

ALEXANDRIA – Juniata Valley opened its defense of its District 6 Class 1A football championship in impressive fashion Saturday night. Senior running backs Gabe Brower and Ryann Betres, along with senior quarterback Caden Rupert, served as the catalysts in an explosive Green Hornets’ ...

BEA captures title with easy win

From Mirror reports Bald Eagle Area claimed the District 6 Class 3A football championship with a 41-13 win over Westmont Hilltop on Saturday night at Mansion Park. Jaden Jones threw five touchdown passes for the Eagles. He completed 19-of-27 passes for 379 yards in a game BEA led, 21-0, ...

Saturday Playoff Football Live Scoreboard

DISTRICT 6 PLAYOFFS CLASS 3A CHAMPIONSHIP at Altoona's Mansion Park Bald Eagle Area 41, Westmont Hilltop 13, FINAL CLASS 2A SEMIFINALS Ligonier Valley 21, Bellwood-Antis 20, FINAL CLASS 1A QUARTERFINALS Saltsburg 39, Claysburg-Kimmel 14, FINAL Juniata Valley 41, Homer-Center 6, FINAL

Survive and advance: Behind Myrick, Marauders pull out quarterfinal win

It wasn’t easy but Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic is moving on in the District 6 Class 1A football playoffs. Guilfoyle got another yeoman-like offensive performance from Keegan Myrick and a late fumble recovery by Adrian Johnson to hold off Bishop McCort, 14-7, Friday night at Mansion ...

Oilers get big run to oust Tigers

LORETTO — Hollidaysburg could only stop Noah Petro for so long. The Golden Tigers held the Oil City senior to 26 rushing yards in the first half. But he rushed for 109 yards in the pivotal third quarter as the Oilers handed Hollidaysburg a 9-7 loss on Friday night in a District 6-8-10 Class ...

Little Lions overcome McDowell, snow

ERIE – State College dominated on the ground with 363 rushing yards and five touchdowns as the Little Lions defeated McDowell, 42-21, in a PIAA Class 6A football subregional on Friday night at snowy Veterans Stadium. The State College defense also played a big role despite allowing 382 ...

Lions dominate in D5 championship

WINDBER — Cole Blubaugh capped off third-seeded Berlin Brothersvalley’s opening nine-play drive with a 3-yard touchdown. At that point, top-seeded Chestnut Ridge hadn’t even touched the ball on offense yet, and the defense was only just warming up. The Lions responded by scoring 41 ...