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Football

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 ...

Bedford shuts out Westinghouse to advance

SOMERSET —- Bedford racked up 373 yards of total offense and pitched a shutout over Westinghouse of the Pittsburgh City League to capture the District 5-8-9 Class 3A subregional championship at Somerset Area High School. The Bisons used explosive plays along with some long scoring drives ...

Tussey Mountain completes turnaround

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Tussey Mountain completed a massive turnaround under coach Anthony Sottasante and won the District 5 Class 1A championship, 28-23 over Northern Bedford, at Tiger Stadium. The Titans had won just two games combined in the three seasons before Sottasante’s arrival in Saxton. ...

Mustangs’ season ended by Dragons’ upset

PORTAGE — Without the services of its most productive running back, the Purchase Line football team did not miss a step in the District 6 Class 1A quarterfinals Friday night. With junior Josh Syster, who has rushed for 1,370 yards and 15 touchdowns this season, sidelined with an ankle ...

Bellefonte knocks off Clearfield

WINGATE — Bellefonte rolled to an early 21-0 lead and held Clearfield off the scoreboard in the final quarter to pull out a 35-21 win in the District 6-9 Class 4A championship game Friday night at Bald Eagle Area High School. Running back C.J. Funk had 182 yards on 18 carries to lead the Red ...

Hard work pays off for Titan seniors

HOLLIDAYSBURG — It was fitting that Tussey Mountain trailed 10-0 for the majority of its District 5 Class 1A championship game Friday night, because for the seniors on the team, it was a metaphor for how their careers began. The Titans went just 2-18 in 2016 and 2017 before winning eight ...

4-casting the semifinals: Guilfoyle, Valley, Portage, C-K ready to do battle

All four of the District 6 Class 1A quarterfinal games scheduled this weekend feature a team from the Mirror’s coverage area playing a team from outside of it. Top-seeded Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic, second-seeded Portage and No. 3 seed and defending champion Juniata Valley will host games ...