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Scholastic Sports

Male Athlete of Week: Delerme displays ‘many abilities’

Name: Jaden Delerme School: Hollidaysburg Area Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Delerme was the MVP of the Indiana Tipoff Tournament. He had nine points in a 50-36 win over Valley and had 21 points in a 61-42 victory over Purchase Line in the ...

Tigers race past Altoona

The Hollidaysburg-Altoona varsity swimming meet has customarily been held in mid-January. This year, it was moved up to the beginning of the season, and the switch suited Hollidaysburg quite well. Hollidaysburg used several double-victory performances to post a Central Western Aquatics ...

Lady Lions still search for first ‘W’

By Jim Lane For the Mirror The Altoona Lady Lions are searching for a couple of scorers. In the team’s first three games, Bridgid Fox and Caranda Perea have scored all but nine of the Lady Lions’ 96 total points. Although Fox and Perea combined for 28 points Monday, the Lady Lions ...

Carroll overcomes slow start to win its opener

PATTON — After missing a free throw with her team up only one point in the final seconds Monday night against Cambria Heights, Bishop Carroll senior point guard Kate Yahner was gifted a golden opportunity to close the game. She grabbed her own rebound and scored on the layup as time expired ...

Balanced Guilfoyle wins opener easily

The Bishop Guilfoyle girls basketball team opened its season Monday night with a convincing 63-22 win over Richland in high school action at the Pleasant Valley gymnasium. The Lady Marauders, up 22-3 after one quarter, got 15 points from Teresa Haigh. Teammate Leah Homan added 13 points. ...

Kitt hits big shot to help Central win on road

SPRING MILLS — Braden Kitt hit a game-winning 3-pointer with 2.4 seconds left to give Central a 29-28 win at Penns Valley in boys high school basketball action Monday night. Kitt finished with 13 points in a game Central led at halftime, 14-11. Teammate Hunter Klotz added 11 points. Both ...

Bellwood-Antis girls battle past rival Tyrone

BELLWOOD — If they didn’t know before, the Bellwood-Antis Lady Blue Devils certainly should now: They’ve got a target on their backs and are going to get their opponents’ best effort all season. With four returning starters, Bellwood, the reigning PIAA Class 2A state champion, opened ...

Penn Cambria wins Burkett title

PORTAGE — Falling in last year’s edition of the Art Burkett Memorial Girls Basketball Tournament in heartbreaking fashion, Penn Cambria convincingly walked away with the title in the 25th edition of the tournament, defeating Portage, 76-50, Saturday night. After the game, Panthers head ...

Juniata Valley falls against SC

SIDMAN — It was an uphill fight from the first buzzer for Juniata Valley, and it remained that way all night long as the two-time PIAA Class 1A finalists finished their first weekend with a loss and down one starter. The Lady Hornets lost starter Emma Musser to an ankle injury on the ...

Blairsville knocks off Lady Tigers

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blairsville High School girls basketball team won its fifth consecutive championship in the Hollidaysburg Lady Tiger Tipoff Tournament Saturday afternoon, and Blairsville senior guard Sidney McCulley has had the pleasure of playing on four of those teams. McCulley had a ...

C-K’s Harr wins title

SAINT MARYS — Claysburg-Kimmel crowned one champion at the Saint Marys Kickoff Clasic in the form of Kobe Harr on Saturday afternoon in high school wrestling action. Harr won 1-0 over Saint Marys in the 160-pound final. He beat Cameron County’s Wendell O’Brien, by technical fall, 18-3, ...

Everett captures Windber tournament

WINDBER — Everett won the Windber Tipoff Tournament Saturday night, thanks to a 45-32 victory over the host Lady Ramblers in girls high school basketball action. All-tournament selection Kaitlyn Maxwell led the Lady Warriors with 21 points, 10 rebounds and four steals, and Brooke Colledge ...

Delerme leads Tigers to tourney championship

INDIANA — The Hollidaysburg boys basketball team won the Indiana Tournament Saturday night, thanks to a 61-42 victory over Purchase Line in high school action. Tourney MVP Jaden Delerme led the Tigers (2-0), up 27-15 at the break, with 21 points. Sam Servello added 20 points to go with 13 ...

Young Eagles soar past rival Blue Devils

By Jim Lane For the Mirror TYRONE — With six freshmen and five sophomores on the roster, Tyrone Area High School boys basketball coach George Gripp is optimistic about his team’s future. The Golden Eagles’ season-opening 63-18 romp over rival Bellwood-Antis on Friday night did ...

Fast start propels Lady Tigers

By John Hartsock jhartsock@altoonamirror.com HOLLIDAYSBURG — Coaches often point to the first game of each season as a measuring stick to gauge their team’s potential. Hollidaysburg girls basketball coach Deanna Jubeck liked a good bit of what she saw from her team Friday night in the ...

Juniata Valley knocks off Forest Hills; CC loses

SIDMAN — It was the opening night of the girls basketball season, but both games of the Forest Hills Girls Basketball Tip-Off Tournament had a playoff feel. The tournament was stacked with Forest Hills (defending District 6, Class 4A champions), Juniata Valley (defending 6-A champs and ...

Portage, Penn Cambria set for rematch

PORTAGE — The championship round of the 25th annual Art Burkett Memorial Girls Basketball Tournament will feature two common opponents. After convincing wins against their opening night opponents, Portage and Penn Cambria will both face off in the championship contest. The title game, ...

Barton, Servello lead Tigers to win over Valley

INDIANA — Mitch Barton and Sam Servello each scored 12 points to lead Hollidaysburg to a 50-36 victory over Valley in the first round of the Indiana Tournament Friday. Owen Batzel added 10 points for the Golden Tigers. HOLLIDAYSBURG (50): Batzel 5 0-0 10, Delerme 4 1-1 9, Barton 4 4-4 12, ...

Everett edges United; Herrington scores 51

WINDBER — Madison Hicks had a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds, and Kaitlyn Maxwell scored a game-high 17 points as Everett edged out United, 37-34, in the first round of the Windber Tip-Off Tournament. Maizee Fry scored 17 points for the Lady Lions and Laura Susick finished the ...

Tiger boys tie

DuBOIS — The Hollidaysburg boys and girls swim teams had a rough outing in their season opener Friday night as the boys wound up with an 84-84 tie, and the girls were dealt a 99-71 setback. Conor McKeirnan won the 200 IM and the 500 freestyle for the Tiger boys. The Lady Tigers got solo ...