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Football

Marauders’ kicker picks up honor for third consecutive season

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic senior Kolton McGhee was selected as the first team punter on the MaxPreps Small School All-American team for the third consecutive year Wednesday. McGhee, a West Virginia commit, was one of just three players in ...

Altoona expects ‘good candidates’ for job

The Altoona Area School District is hoping to have a head varsity high school football coach in place by the beginning of March. The Altoona School Board, on Monday, opened up the position that was held by Nick Felus since 2016. “Once we get our (advertisement) out and get everything ...

Altoona coaching job opens

The Altoona Mountain Lion football program could start the 2019 season with a new coach. The Altoona Area School Board opened up the high school head football coach position with a vote of 7-2 Monday. Current coach Nick Felus held the position since 2016. Although his position is now open, ...

Area well-represented on coaches all-state team

The first Coach’s Select All-State Team in Class 1A, 3A and 5A was announced by the Pa. Football News on Wednesday. Bishop Guilfoyle’s Kolton McGhee (kicker) and Bryant Speck (offensive guard) and Northern Cambria’s Nick Sifford (offensive tackle) made the first team in Class ...

Zinobile, McGhee, Abraham, Light on All-State team

Altoona Mirror Player of the Year Quinn Zinobile of Juniata Valley became just the second player from Juniata Valley to be named as an all-state football player and the first in 17 years when the Class 1A, 3A and 5A Pennsylvania Football Writers All-State Teams were released Friday. “It ...

McGhee, Akers, Pfister among All-State honorees

Bishop Guilfoyle senior and West Virginia commit Kolton McGhee was selected to the 2018 American Family Insurance All-USA Pennsylvania Football team for the second consecutive year Thursday. “I was pretty excited,” McGhee said. “Making it last year as a junior it was cool, and getting ...