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Miscellaneous

Debate continues over start of football

The PIAA met for nearly five hours Wednesday, but the most passionate discussion came in the final hour when the status of the upcoming high school football season was mentioned. With many counties moving into the yellow stage of reopening from the corona-virus pandemic and some hoping for a ...

PIAA suspends playoffs for 2 weeks

The PIAA announced the immediate suspension of both the high school boys and girls basketball state playoffs as well as the PIAA Class 2A swimming and diving championships for a minimum of two weeks Thursday at noon. The PIAA Board of Directors decided via a unanimous vote to suspend the ...

Bauman wins it in OT for Tigers

EBENSBURG — The Hollidaysburg ice hockey team finished its regular season at 14-6 Thursday night, thanks to a 6-5 overtime win over Richland at the Northern Cambria Rec Center in high school action. Noah Bauman scored the winning goal on an assist from Colin Horn. The Golden Tigers, who ...

Everett rifle wins title

JEROME — The Everett rifle team captured the inaugural Allegheny Mountain Rifle Conference championship on Thursday, beating Conemaugh Township, 1,382-1,379, in high school action. The Warriors, who improved to 14-0, will next compete at the PA Prone Championships to be held on Tuesday, ...

Tyrone beats Heights

TYRONE — The Tyrone girls improved to 7-1 on the year with a 115-55 win over Cambria Heights in high school swimming action Monday nigbht. Fiona McConnell and Madison Coleman were both Tyrone double winners. McConnell won the 200 freestyle and 100 breaststroke while Coleman won the 50 and ...

McKeirnan leads Tigers in victory

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg boys swim team improved to 13-1 Monday afternoon, thanks to a 90-77 victory over Indiana in high school action. Conor McKeirnan led a balanced attack with victories in the 50 freestyle and the 100 butterfly. The Lady Tigers, however, suffered a 103-66 ...

Golden Tigers suffer defeat

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Luke Mikesell won the 100-yard butterfly and set a new Hollidaysburg pool record in the 200 individual medley to lead the Clearfield Area High School boys swimming team to a 102-68 win over Hollidaysburg on Thursday. It was the first loss of the season for the Hollidaysburg ...

Big third helps Hollidaysburg

Hollidaysburg’s Zach Miller scored two goals, including one of four for the Tigers in the third period, to defeat Johnstown, 7-5, on Tuesday night at Galactic Ice in high school ice hockey action. Zack Dunlap scored twice and had two assists for Hollidaysburg, which improved to ...

Newman lifts Tigers over Lions

UNIVERSITY PARK — Hughie Newman’s shot found the back of the net in overtime to lift Hollidaysburg past State College, 4-3, at Greenburg Ice Pavillion in high school ice hockey action on Thursday. The Tigers gave up two goals in the third period before Nate Ferris scored with help from ...

Bearcats, Lady Eagles earn wins

HUNTINGDON — The Huntingdon boys are 8-2 after a 100-46 win over Tyrone on Monday in high school swimming action. Huntingdon received two wins each from Colby Grubb and Nick Buckley. Grubb won the 100-yard freestyle and 200 IM, while Buckley took the 50 freestyle and 500 freestyle. On ...

Solomon garners victories No. 500, 501

EBENSBURG — The Hollidaysburg swims teams helped its coach reach a career milestone in a sweep of Central Cambria on Wednesday night in high school swimming. Deb Solomon picked up win No. 500 as the Tigers defeated the Red Devils by a 90-80 score. Meanwhile, the Lady Tigers garnered win ...

Stouffer shines for Lady Lions

BELLEFONTE — Marissa Stouffer won the all around with a score of 36.925 as Altoona topped Bellefonte, 130.6-121.05 in high school gymnastics action Wednesday night. Stouffer was also the winner on the vault, bars, beam, and floor routine. Altoona returns to action tonight against St. ...

Williamsburg gets fourth win

McCONNELLSBURG — Lambert Palmer scored a career-high 24 points as Williamsburg picked up a 73-57 win over McConnellsburg in high school boys basketball Thursday. Williamsburg (4-2, 2-0 ICC) surpassed its win total from last season with the victory. Josiah Dowey added 13 points for the Blue ...

Goal flurry propels Hollidaysburg

It’s rare to have not one, but two 5-on-3 advantages in succession in a hockey game. It’s even rarer to cash in on both, and it all started with one player on his way to a hat trick. Michael Solimando’s goal on the first of the two-man advantages set off a three-goal explosion in a ...

Mountain League announces all-stars

The Mountain League recently released its 2019 high school football all-star team, which had three players from Huntingdon and one each from Tyrone and Central on the first team. Making it for Huntingdon were Andrew Miller (receiver-defensive back), Isaiah Reed (defensive end) and Derrick ...

CC girls, Portage’s Shaffer seek gold

HERSHEY — The Central Cambria High School girls cross country team has set the standard in the area for success at the state level. The Lady Red Devils are the defending PIAA Class 2A team champion after also earning state titles in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2014. Central Cambria should again ...

Rinker among hopefuls

HERSHEY — Two singles players and one doubles team from the area will try to navigate their way through the PIAA Tennis Championships beginning today. District 6 Class 3A singles champion, senior Alese Rinker of Altoona, starts her quest at 8:30 a.m. today at the Hershey Racquet Club ...

Hard work pays off for Lady Spikers

MILL HALL — Two weeks ago, Altoona traveled to Mill Hall and suffered a heartbreaking loss, 3-2, against Central Mountain. The defeat resonated with the team— who felt they didn’t have their best performance. And with another crack at Central Mountain Wednesday night, the Lady Spikers ...

Lady Colts move into title match

NORTHERN CAMBRIA — The mutual admiration between outgoing Bishop Guilfoyle girls’ volleyball coach Bob Kasun and Northern Cambria’s Mike Hogan has likely existed for many years. It manifested itself after the Lady Colts’ 3-1 victory against Bishop Guilfoyle at Ted Keener Gymnasium on ...

Lady Eagles shock Lady Highlanders

PATTON — Tyrone girls volleyball coach Mike Kraft had a hard time fighting back tears Tuesday night. The No. 6 Lady Golden Eagles pulled off the shocking upset over No. 3 Cambria Heights, 3-1 (25-22, 17-25, 25-23, 27-25), in District 6 Class 2A quarterfinal action at Cambria Heights High ...