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Miscellaneous

Bell, Kendziora spark Lady Tigers

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Alyssa Bell scored two goals, and Rita Kendziora scored once and assisted on two goals to lead Hollidaysburg to a 4-0 victory over Conemaugh Township in high school girls soccer Tuesday night. The Lady Tigers, up 1-0 at halftime, improved to 3-1. SCORE BY ...

Ratchford in final

Westmont Hilltop’s Alyssa Kush and Central Cambria’s Olivia Ratchford will meet in the District 6 Class 2A singles tennis championship for the third straight year. Kush, the two-time defending champ, beat Ratchford’s teammate, Corinne Markovich, in the semifinals on Friday, 6-0, 6-0, at ...

Davis finds way to win this time

TYRONE — Hollidaysburg’s Eric Davis and State College’s John Olsen are pretty familiar with each other. A year ago, Olsen tied Davis on the final hole of the District 6 Class 3A championship and then defeated him in a one-hole playoff with a long putt to become the champion. Thursday ...

Scholastic ADs having a tough time

It has to be hard to be an athletic director in 2020. Last week, Tyrone learned its high school football game at Clearfield was postponed at 11 a.m. the same day the Golden Eagles were supposed to play. It was picture day at Tyrone, and I have to imagine several players were wearing their ...

Lady Lion makes it to championship final

Altoona sophomore Morgan Stevens earned a spot in the District 6 Class 3A singles tennis championships for the second year in a row after winning three matches on Thursday at Mansion Park. Stevens will meet State College’s Quiana Guo in Saturday’s 10 a.m. District 4-6 final. Stevens was ...

Panthers get win over rivals

CRESSON — Penn Cambria defeated Cambria Heights 25-23, 25-21, 25-23, in high school girls volleyball action on Thursday. Chloe Guzic had 29 assists for the Lady Panthers to go with seven kills from Liv Papi and 12 digs from Catrina Crynock. Heights got 23 assists from Shaylee Packard, 13 ...

Williamsburg girls continue strong early season run

MORRISDALE — The Williamsburg girls moved to 3-0 with a 21-40 win over West Branch in high school cross country on Thursday. Kelsie Butler and Aliyah Ross finished 1-2 for the Lady Pirates. The Williamsburg boys lost, 16-46. BOYS 1 Carr, WB, 19:55; 2, Mulhollom, WB, 19:58; 3, Trimpey, ...

Lady Lions hand Clearfield first loss of season

Isabella Frank, Morgan Stevens, Eve Hogan, Emily Neil and Mya Crownover won singles matches in Altoona’s 7-0 victory over Clearfield in high school girls tennis action Wednesday. Brooklynn Rupert and Sophia Caputo won at No. 1 doubles, and Meg Keating and Alaina Koehle were winners at No. 2 ...

Hollidaysburg victory special for James

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Eric Davis shot a medalist score of 73 to lead Hollidaysburg to four victories at Scotch Valley Country Club on Wednesday afternoon in high school golf action. The Golden Tigers (340) defeated Saint Joseph’s (365), Bellefonte (394), Everett (445) and Tussey Mountain ...

Lee’s top performance enough for PC boys

CRESSON — Noah Lee’s first-place performance in 17:59 helped Penn Cambria top Cambria Heights, 15-48, and Richland, 19-43, in boys cross country action Wednesday afternoon. The Highlanders topped the Rams, 24-37. Brock Eckenrode finished seventh for Heights in 19:35. Maggie McMullen, ...

Bauer strong for Lady Eagles in loss to Valley

TYRONE — Penns Valley topped Tyrone, 25-12, 25-20, 17-25, 25-11, despite 15 kills and 10 digs from the Lady Eagles’ Makenna Bauer in girls high school volleyball action Wednesday night. Reagan Irons had 12 service points for Tyrone. SERVICE POINTS TYRONE: Bauer 2, Cherry 8, Irons ...

AASD doing its part to help parents

The Altoona Area School District Board of Directors unanimously passed a motion to approve 33 percent capacity at all athletic contests beginning Friday at its meeting Monday. “These are troubled times, and I hear a lot from parents that say ‘I want to see my kid play ball. I want to see ...

Altoona boys get victory

BELLEFONTE — The Altoona Area High School boys cross country team notched a 26-32 win over Bellefonte on Tuesday at Governors Park. Bellefonte’s Austin Melius won the boys’ race, but Altoona took spots 4-6 (Gabe Ebersole, Aidan Kelley, Aiden Farabaugh and Jack Hatch). The Altoona ...

Lady Lions’ record still perfect after 8

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Altoona improved to 8-0 with a 4-1 victory over Hollidaysburg in high school girls tennis action on Tuesday. Morgan Stevens and Emily Neil won singles matches for the Lady Lions, and Eve Hogan and Mya Crownover, and Sophia Caputo and Brooklynn Rupert won doubles ...

Reese, Noel big help for Lady Vikings

FLINTON — Olivia Reese delivered 15 kills, and Hanna Noel had 19 assists as Glendale moved to 5-0 with a 25-15, 25-10, 25-13 win over Mount Union in high school girls volleyball on Tuesday. SERVICE POINTS GLENDALE: Campbell 12, Sinclair 10, Cherry 10, Noel 8, Wimberly 8, Reese 1 Team ...

Marauders take two

Bishop Guilfoyle finished with a team score of 230 to best Bedford (234) and Bishop Carroll (276) at Park Hills Country Club in high school boys golf on Tuesday. BG, which is now 9-0, was led by medalist AJ Marasco, who shot a 40. Mike Tokarcyk led Bedford with a 42. BISHOP GUILFOYLE (230): ...

Golden Eagles continue strong 2020 season with 7 wins

TYRONE — Tyrone won the final Mountain League match of the season, recording a team score of 325 to finish ahead of Philipsburg-Osceola (351), Bellefonte (353), Huntingdon (353) and Central (358) at Sinking Valley in high school boys golf action on Monday. P-O’s Chad Frank was the ...

BG goes five sets for another victory

Bishop Guilfoyle won its third straight five-set match, edging Penn Cambria, 25-14, 24-26, 20-25, 25-19, 15-11, at the Pleasant Valley gym in high school girls volleyball action on Monday. Abby Yahner collected 16 service points, 17 digs and 61 assists, Lyzee Wilson had 28 kills, 18 digs and ...

Central Cambria picks up win No. 8 on year

EBENSBURG — Central Cambria edged Chestnut Ridge, 3-2, behind singles wins from Olivia Ratchford and Corinne Markovich in high school girls tennis action on Monday. Ella Persio and Andie McCullough combined for a doubles win. SINGLES: 1, Ratchford, CC, def. Kissell, 6-1, 6-0; 2, ...

Lady Lions celebrate senior day with victory

Undefeated Altoona celebrated senior day with all 11 of its seniors winning matches in a 9-0 victory over Tyrone in high school girls tennis at Mansion Park on Thursday. Seniors Isabella Frank, Eve Hogan, Emily Neil and Mya Crownover won singles matches, and seniors Meg Keating and Alaina ...