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Football

Snider becoming quarterback NBC can count on

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com HOLLIDAYSBURG — Eion Snider has come a long way for Northern Bedford in the last season and a half, and his continued improvement has made the Black Panthers one of the most dangerous Class 1A teams in the state. Snider threw three touchdown ...

Tigers to get shot at RB with big numbers

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com The good news for Hollidaysburg is that it just won its first game of the season last week, but now the Golden Tigers are set to face a running back that’s made national news headlines this season. Oil City junior Ethen Knox has run for ...

High school football: Week 7

TONIGHT Northern Bedford (6-0) vs. Claysburg-Kimmel (1-5) at Tiger Stadium, 7 Notable: C-K allowed 299 rush yards last week, and Panthers RB Adam Johnson is averaging 10.6 yards per carry this season. FRIDAY Altoona (4-2) at Chambersburg (2-4), 7 Notable: Altoona is 8-2 in its last 10 ...

Heritage has big games in spotlight

By John Hartsock jhartsock@altoonamirror.com The battle for the league championship in the Heritage Conference figures to reach a crescendo over the next few weeks, beginning on Friday night when unbeaten conference frontrunner Penns Manor (6-0 overall and in the Heritage) visits Portage ...

Schreier passes B-A past Tigers

BELLWOOD — Holden Schreier passed for 135 yards and three touchdowns, including two to Cayden Pellegrine, as Bellwood-Antis defeated Hollidaysburg, 36-12, in junior varsity football Monday. Hollidaysburg got touchdown runs from Damien Best and Jayden Mentzer. SCORE BY ...

Run-heavy Blue Jays control Bulldogs

JOHNSTOWN — Conemaugh Valley’s run-first offense was perfectly suited for Saturday afternoon’s damp and dreary weather conditions in the aftermath of Hurricane Ian, and the Blue Jays used that ball-control attack and some timely defensive stops to earn their first win of the year with a ...