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Football

Heights player awarded honor

The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame, Central Pennsylvania Chapter recently announced that Ian Eckenrode of Cambria Heights High School was awarded a $1,000 scholarship. Eckenrode was a senior tight for the Highlanders this past season who excelled on the field and ...

Foundation hands out honors

From Mirror reports STATE COLLEGE — The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame, Central Pennsylvania Chapter, announced that Zach Mallon of Bellwood-Antis is the winner of its DelGrosso’s Family Scholarship. Mallon, a senior running back and defensive back was a jack ...

College signings: Owen Shedlock: Lycoming football

Name: Owen Shedlock High School: Bellwood-Antis Hometown: Bellwood Sport: Football Position: Wide receiver College Choice: Lycoming College Other colleges considered: Waynesburg, Gettysburg Why I picked Lycoming: “Of all my visits, Lycoming seemed to be the best fit for me. I ...

College signings: Geneva football

Name: Matt Clifton High school: 21st Century Cyber Charter Hometown: Tyrone Sport: Football Position: Outside linebacker College choice: Geneva College Other colleges considered: Saint Vincent Why I picked Geneva College: “They have a great football program and a great ...

BG’s Myrick commits to Lions as a walk-on

Keegan Myrick entertained offers from Lehigh University and Dickinson College, but his heart was always with Penn State. One of Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School’s all-time successful football players, Myrick committed to Penn State on Twitter on Friday as a preferred walk-on running ...

Day going to Temple to play TE

Altoona senior Marcus Day committed to play collegiate football at Temple on Monday. Day made the announcement on Twitter. “I am very excited to announce that I will be continuing my athletic career at the next level,” Day wrote. “I would like to thank my Mom who has always worked ...

College signing: Garret Misiura: Saint Vincent football

Name: Garret Misiura High school: Glendale Hometown: Lyleville Sport: Football Position: Quarterback College choice: Saint Vincent Other colleges considered: Lycoming, Waynesburg, Geneva, Juniata Why I picked Saint Vincent: “I picked Saint Vincent because I wanted to go to a ...

Yanoshak commits to Notre Dame

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic senior defensive end/tight end Andrew Yanoshak, who received a preferred walk-on offer to play football at Notre Dame on Dec. 22, accepted that offer Thursday afternoon. “First and foremost, I would like to thank God for blessing me with the gift to play football. ...

Six Marauders receive statewide recognition

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic had six players honored on the Pennsylvania Football News Coaches Select All-State teams this past weekend. The PFN team is selected solely by high school football coaches in Pennsylvania and was put together after more than 200 coaches participated in the voting ...

BG’s Myrick shines again

Keegan Myrick didn’t get the chance to return to the PIAA championship game in his senior year, but the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic senior is back at the top of the Altoona Mirror’s All-Star team as the Mirror’s football player of the year. Myrick, who also won the award as a junior, had ...

Yanoshak weighing Notre Dame offer

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic senior Andrew Yanoshak got plenty of good news on Tuesday. The first, being named to the Pa. Football Writers’ All-State Team for the second year in a row, was somewhat expected, but the second was surprising enough that Yanoshak was still trying to allow it to ...

Big-school all-state teams released

No players from the Mirror’s core coverage area made the Class 4A, 5A or 6A Pa. Football Writers All-State Teams that were announced Wednesday. Sammy Knipe, a defensive back from State College, was the only District 6 player to make any of the three teams. Hollidaysburg’s Rocco Grassi ...

BG gets three on all-state first team

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic led the way with three selections on the Pa. Football Writers All-State team announced Tuesday afternoon. Seniors Keegan Myrick (RB), Andrew Yanoshak (DL) and Cameron Maloney (DL) were all honored for the second consecutive season on the Class 1A team. “All three ...

B-A gets eight ICC positions

League champion Bellwood-Antis accounted for eight of the 31 first-team positions on the Inter-County Conference All-Star Team that was announced Tuesday. Zach Mallon, who led the Mirror’s core coverage area in rushing, made the team as both a running back and defensive back, and Dominic ...

BG falls short in thriller

STEELTON — For a brief moment Saturday afternoon, it appeared as though the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic football team had booked a return trip to HersheyPark Stadium for this Friday’s PIAA Class 1A championship game. But as Marauder faithful reached into their pockets to pull out Hershey ...

Guilfoyle could ponder many ‘what ifs’

STEELTON — Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic, which had to deal with a COVID-19 shutdown the week before playoffs started, some drama surrounding a forfeit victory over Bishop McCort in the first round of the District 6 playoffs and an early-season forfeit to Forest Hills due to the use of an illegal ...

Bisons buffaloed by Central Valley’s offense

Central Valley coach Mark Lyons spent most of the past week worrying about trying to stop Bedford quarterback Mercury Swaim. Imagine his distress when Swaim took the Bisons’ first play from scrimmage for what looked like it was going to be a 68-yard touchdown run. But suddenly, everyone ...

Steel-High stands in way of BG’s trip to finals

Week 11 Who: Bishop Guilfoyle at Steelton-Highspire When: Saturday, 1 p.m. Records: Marauders (7-2); Steamrollers (9-0) Winner gets: Jeanette-Reynolds winner on Friday, Nov. 27, at 11 a.m. in Hershey Radio: WRTA-AM 1240 and 98.5 FM The Steelton-Highspire football team uses a ...

CV presents speedy challenge for Bisons

High expectations bring with them the potential of a major letdown if things don’t work out the way people anticipate they will. When the Bedford football team lost in overtime to Bald Eagle Area in its PIAA opener a year ago, the focus was immediately put on making it back to that point in ...

Game sites determined for Guilfoyle, Bedford

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic will have to travel to Steelton-Highspire for its PIAA Class 1A high school football semifinal game Saturday at 1 p.m. Rather than have neutral sites host the state playoff games this postseason, the PIAA is allowing the “home” team, which means whichever team is ...