Miscellaneous

Huntingdon tops Central

MARTINSBURG — Sam Moyer had nine service points and Devin Clapper had four kills, but Central fell to Huntingdon, 25-19, 25-19, 25-17, in high school boys volleyball action Thursday. Clapper had three blocks, and Eli Lingenfelter had eight assists. SERVICE POINTS CENTRAL: Moyer 9, ...

Altoona volleyball team triumphs

Dalton Keller collected 21 service points, seven kills, six digs and nine aces as Altoona defeated Huntingdon, 25-9, 25-14, 25-11, on senior night at the AAHS Fieldhouse Wednesday night in high school boys volleyball. Chris Ball posted a team-high 18 assists for the Mountain Lions ...

Nate Cherry: Slippery Rock basketball

Name: Nate Cherry High school: Altoona Area Hometown: Altoona Sport: Basketball Position: Shooting guard/point guard College choice: Slippery Rock Other colleges considered: California, Pa., Penn State York, Lock Haven Why I picked Slippery Rock: “Because the basketball program ...

Beidle, Imgrund claim crown by beating Bedford teammates

BEDFORD — For the fourth year in a row, two Bedford teams squared off for the District 5 Class 2A doubles high school tennis championship, and for the third year running, Caleb Beidle walked away with a gold medal. The Bison senior, along with teammate Johnny Imgrund, defeated ...

Tussey tops Tyrone

TYRONE — Tussey Mountain defeated Tyrone, 4-1, in a high school boys tennis match on Tuesday that was being made up from April 12. The second half of the doubleheader was suspended with the match tied, 1-1. Kieran Gresko and Hunter Cassatt were winners in singles action for the ...

BG downs Forest Hills

SIDMAN — Connor Ebersole had 17 kills to lead Bishop Guilfoyle past Forest Hills in straight sets, 25-20, 25-20, 25-20, in high school boys volleyball action on Tuesday Kai Kimberly had 37 assists to go along with 10 service points. Josh Welteroth had 15 kills and 13 digs for the Marauders. ...

Two paths, but one outcome

Hollidaysburg’s Rami Alkhafaji and Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic’s Ryne Talko took different paths to District 6 tennis singles championships Thursday afternoon at the Gorilla House Gym. Alkhafaji needed rallies in both sets to turn back Owen Lloyd of State College, 7-5, 7-5, for the Class 3A ...

Hollidaysburg gets Alkhafaji into finals

The championship final is set in the District 6 Class 3A boys singles tennis tournament, with top-seeded Rami Alkhafaji of Hollidaysburg to square off against second-seeded Owen Lloyd of State College for the title today at noon on the Penn State Altoona courts. Alkhafaji punched his ticket ...

Mountain Lions stockpiling victories

The Altoona boys tennis team improved to 13-1 Monday afternoon, thanks to a twinbill sweep over DuBois, 5-1, 5-2, in high school action. The Mountain Lions’ Jonah Brandt, Nick Schimminger and Ben Warren each won twice in singles play. Casey Rispoli won once in singles play and teamed up ...

2018-19 Mirror swimming all-stars

BOYS FIRST TEAM Ben Atherton, sr., Huntingdon: Four-time Mirror first-team all-star ... District 6 2A 200 freestyle third place (1:53.90), 500 freestyle third place (5:07.86), 200 free relay champion, 400 free relay champion ... PIAA 2A 10th-place finisher in the 200 free relay ... District ...

Bedford picks up 17th win of season

BEDFORD — Bedford closed out its conference season with a 12-0 record with a 5-0 win over Richland in high school boys tennis action. Caleb Beidle, Johnny Imgrund and Luke Dague all won in singles action to help the Bisons improve to 17-1 overall. SINGLES: 1, Beidle, B, Elangovan, 6-1, ...

Marauders pick up victory on the road

DuBOIS — The Bishop Guilfoyle boys volleyball team improved to 4-4 Thursday night, thanks to a 25-21, 25-15, 17-25, 25-15 win at DuBois in high school action. The Marauders got 30 assists and 22 service points from Kai Kimberly to go with 16 digs and 12 kills from Josh Weltheroth. Teammate ...

Altoona swept

CARLISLE — Andy Cassidy had a team-high 12 kills along with two blocks, but Carlisle swept Altoona, 25-17, 25-16, 25-22 in high school boys volleyball Wednesday. Chris Ball added a team-high 12 assists, and Dalton Keller chipped in a team-high eight digs. SERVICE POINTS ALTOONA: Ball ...

Mtn. Lions nip Tigers

Casey Rispoli and Nick Schimminger won their singles matches, and Kyle Murray and Alex Berardinelli won in No. 2 doubles to lift Altoona to a 3-2 win over Hollidaysburg in high school boys tennis action on Tuesday. Rami Alkhafaji won in No. 1 singles for the Tigers. SINGLES: 1, Aklhafaji, ...

Bearcats top Central

HUNTINGDON — Central lost in straight sets to Huntingdon, 25-22, 25-20, 25-21, in high school boys volleyball action Tuesday. Jordan Stump had five kills for the Dragons. Alex Barnes had a team-high eight service points, while Eli Lingenfelter had seven assists and Shane Taylor totaled ...

Bearcats come up short against Tussey

HUNTINGDON — Tussey Mountain knocked off Huntingdon, 4-3, behind three singles wins and a double victory in high school boys tennis action on Thursday. Hunter Cassatt, Liam O’Hagan and Ethan Schneider won in singles for the Titans, and Kieran Gresko and Cassatt combined on a doubles win. ...

Welteroth, Marauders sweep Scarlet Dragons

MARTINSBURG — Josh Welteroth recorded a team-high 16 kills and eight digs, and Kai Kimberly added 29 assists for Bishop Guilfoyle in a sweep of Central, 25-19, 25-11, 25-18, in high school boys volleyball action Thursday night. Connor Ebersole added 10 BG kills, and Bradyn Yahner had a ...

Tigers’ Alkhafaji leads the way

HUNTINGDON — Rami Alkhafaji defeated Huntingdon’s Bruce Perow, 6-0, 6-0, in No. 1 singles action as part of Hollidaysburg’s 6-1 win in high school boys tennis action on Wednesday. Other singles winners for Hollidaysburg were Brian Johnson, Anthony Martinelli, Jake Irwin and Jacob ...

College signing — Quinn McElhenny

Name: Quinn McElhenny High school: Cambria Heights Hometown: Hastings Sport: Cross country College choice: Saint Francis Other colleges considered: Robert Morris, IUP, UPJ, Saint Vincent Why I picked Saint Francis: “Both athletic and academic programs are known to be successful, ...