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Scholastic Sports

Eagles pick up Quick win over Bearcats

TYRONE — Freshman Lainey Quick scored her first varsity goal in overtime to lift Tyrone to a 3-2 win over Huntingdon in high school girls soccer action on Monday. Chloe LaRosa scored two goals for the Lady Eagles, and Kendall Markley had two assists. SCORE BY HALVES Huntingdon 1 1 0 — ...

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, ...

Shaffer wins Altoona event

Portage’s Lauren Shaffer and Penns Valley’s Brendan Colwell were the individual winners in the 25th Altoona Mountain Lion Cross Country Invitational on Saturday at Logan Elementary School. Shaffer won the girls race in 19 minutes, 50.55 seconds to help Portage finish third in the team ...

BG has success on road

SIDMAN — Justin Wheeler’s 100th career football coaching victory at Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School occurred in a cakewalk. Senior running back Keegan Myrick rushed for 143 yards on nine carries and scored two touchdowns, and junior wideout-quarterback Haiden Garner ran for 91 yards ...

Tyrone-Clearfield postponed until Oct. 30

Four Mountain League high school football teams had their games wiped out Friday due to a possible positive COVID-19 test in the Clearfield Area School District. The Tyrone at Clearfield game and a Penns Valley at Philipsburg-Osceola contest were not played. Penns Valley played Clearfield ...

Blue Pirates rise to occasion, end long skid

WILLIAMSBURG — The drought is over. The Williamsburg Blue Pirates stunned Juniata Valley, 14-9, Friday night at Veterans Memorial Field to end a 21-game losing streak and give second-year head coach Ryan Hileman his first victory. Williamsburg ended the game on its terms, running out the ...

Titans rally from 26-7 deficit to prevail in overtime

CLAYSBURG — Tussey Mountain overcame an early three-possession deficit before quarterback Colton Bishop — on a quarterback draw from 7 yards out — capped off a stretch where the Titans scored 26 unanswered points en route to a 33-26 victory Friday night at Bulldog Stadium. Play of the ...

Tigers humbled by W.Va. team

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers’ 2020 season is off to a rocky start. After falling to Baldwin of the WPIAL in the opener, the Tigers were manhandled by Musselman, W. Va., 43-7, in Game 2 Friday night at Tiger Stadium. Musselman running back Blake Hartman scored four times ...

Central offense sinks Raiders

BELLEFONTE — Central quarterback Jeff Hoenstine tossed three touchdown passes and ran for another, accounting for all of the Scarlet Dragons’ scores, in a 26-14 win over Bellefonte Friday at Rogers Stadium. Play of the game: Parker Gregg took a handoff at the Bellefonte 25-yard line and ...

Football on hold at State College

From Mirror reports The State College Area School District voted 7-2 in favor of starting competition in contact sports, including high school football, however the Little Lions might not be taking the field for a game any time soon. The board broke its fall sports into two categories, ...

United’s goal-line stand thwarts BC rally attempt

EBENSBURG — Bishop Carroll came out on the short end of a defensive struggle in its home opener Friday night as visiting United thwarted a last-minute Huskies comeback attempt with a goal-line stand to preserve an 8-0 Heritage Conference win. Series of the game: With Bishop Carroll facing ...

Blue Devil defense dominates in victory

BELLWOOD — In front of the typically-packed home stands now laid bare due to state coronavirus restrictions, the Bellwood-Antis defense dominated the Everett offense from the start and rode away with a 46-0 win on a chilly Friday night at Memorial Stadium. The Blue Devils ran to the tune ...

Harrold, Marinak carry the load for Panthers

CRESSON — Penn Cambria played an all-around strong offensive game, posting 485 total yards, as the Panthers were able to earn their second win of the season with a 49-27 victory over Somerset on Friday night. Plays of the game: Penn Cambria ran three plays that gained over 50 yards, all of ...

Panthers back on track with road shutdown

FLINTON — Northern Bedford bounced back from a disappointing second half in a season-opening loss to Bellwood-Antis with a 40-0 victory over Glendale Friday night at Dr. Roy F. Baker Athletic Field that showcased what the Black Panthers are capable of this season. Cadin Ebersole ran for 185 ...

Red Devil line clears the way

EBENSBURG — With the offensive line creating open holes left and right, the Central Cambria football team was able to establish the running game and open up the playbook to produce a high-octane offense. The Red Devils ran the ball for 197 yards and compiled 312 yards of total offense in a ...

Explosive plays power Portage

BOSWELL — Portage used a batch of big plays — including a 95-yard touchdown pass— to bolt out to a big lead, and the Mustangs’ first-team defense turned in another dominating display on Friday night in a 63-12 victory over North Star in the WestPAC. Play of the game: Andrew Miko’s ...

BG, Hollidaysburg look to bounce back

When Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic entered the locker room at the half of its season opener against Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference defending champion Richland up 10-0, the Marauders were riding an extreme high. Following a second-half letdown and a 19-10 loss, don’t expect Bishop ...

COVID-19 throws wrench at four area teams

Four Mountain League high school football teams had their games wiped out Friday due to a possible positive COVID-19 test in the Clearfield Area School District. The Tyrone at Clearfield game and a Penns Valley at Philipsburg-Osceola contest were not played. Penns Valley played Clearfield ...

Baldwin assistant tests positive for COVID-19

From Mirror reports HOLLIDAYSBURG — A letter was sent out to parents of students in the Hollidaysburg Area School District Thursday from HASD Superintendent Robert Gildea and Homer DeLattre, the athletic director and football coach, that the school had been contacted by Baldwin about a ...