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Scholastic Sports

Tigers rebound from loss to rival

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Coming off of an emotionally draining loss is tough, but doing so on a back-to-back situation is even more demanding. Hollidaysburg got the best possible start it could ask for Saturday afternoon as it cruised to the 60-42 win over Armstrong at the Hollidaysburg Area High ...

Tussey rally falls short vs. Tyrone

TYRONE — After a dominant first half in which it showed stellar defense while exploding for 21 points in the second quarter to build up a 16-point halftime lead, Tyrone went cold on the scoreboard as Tussey Mountain rallied to pull within five points with two minutes left in the ...

Williamsburg boys continue successful year with victory

WILLIAMSBURG — Josiah Dowey scored 16 points, Peanut Wansley added 15 points and Adam Uplinger scored 10 as Williamsburg defeated Juniata Valley in an 84-33 rout Saturday in high school boys basketball. Jake Johnson led the Green Hornets with 15 points. Williamsburg improved to 7-2 and, ...

Veteran B-A coach reaches milestone victory

BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis athletic director Charlie Burch had a grand celebration planned for Friday night. Long-time coach Jim Swaney was in line for his 500th career victory, and star senior Alli Campbell needed 40 points to break the all-time Blair County scoring record held by her ...

Altoona gets past Tigers

The energy, emotion and volume that emanated from the packed crowd at the Altoona Area High School Fieldhouse Friday night brought back memories of the special atmosphere that prevailed in the building during the Doug West-Mike Iuzzolino playing heydays in the 1980s. Friday’s non-league ...

CH enjoys strong week

PATTON — Cambria Heights, one week removed from a potentially disheartening loss at undefeated Forest Hills, completed a strong rebound week with a 69-31 victory on Friday night against Penn Cambria in a Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference girls’ basketball game. Kirsten Weakland came ...

Panthers rally for victory

CRESSON — In what he considered to be a pivotal game, Penn Cambria boys basketball coach Jim Ronan wasn’t fond of his team’s effort in the first half Friday night. Facing a talented Cambria Heights, the Panthers were passive on defense and didn’t display the gumption that Ronan ...

Marauders dominate; Eagles edge Mounties

FISHERTOWN — With three players in double figures, led by Jessiah Witherspoon’s game-high 18 points, Bishop Guilfoyle picked up a 72-41 win over Chestnut Ridge in high school boys basketball action on Friday. Cameron Khoza followed with 16 points for the Marauders, while Kyle Ruggery ...

Huntingdon tops Glendale in Juniata Duals

MIFFLINTOWN — Huntingdon defeated Glendale, 46-34, in the biggest dual match of the day to win the Juniata Duals with a 5-0 record. The Vikings went 4-1 to finish second. HUNTINGDON 72, LANCASTER CATHOLIC 9 113: Devin Grubb (HAH) over Griffin Stefanow (LCH) (Fall 1:02) 120: Eric Howe ...

Central, Tyrone post Mountain League victories

CLEARFIELD — Kylie Metzger had a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds in Central’s 50-20 victory over Clearfield in the Mountain League in high school girls basketball action on Friday night. Madison Eicher also scored 12 points for the Lady Dragons, who improved to 8-3. CENTRAL ...

The power of Perea: Lady Lion senior shines over Tigers

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Caranda Perea has been part of a pair of District 6 championship teams at Altoona and is headed off to play her college basketball at Division I George Washington next season. But her senior year so far at Altoona has been a little frustrating. She let off a little steam ...

Bearcats pin their way past wounded Scarlet Dragons team

HUNTINGDON — Central’s Ian Crouch rode out Huntingdon’s Eden Wagner in the ultimate tiebreaker to capture a 3-2 victory in an epic 120-pound bout — the opening match in Thursday night’s dual meet. It was all Huntingdon after that bout. The Bearcats recorded six pins, a technical ...

New coach has plenty of Mustang experience

Marty Slanoc, a former star football player at Portage Area High School, was named the program’s newest head football coach at a board meeting on Wednesday. Slanoc called the position, “an ideal coaching condition.” He will take over for Gary Gouse, who retired after 29 seasons as the ...

Blue Devils control Warriors in victory

BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis captured 10 of the 14 weight classes in a 54-24 win over Everett on Thursday night in high school wrestling. Nick Kost (126-pounds), Aiden Taylor (152), Alex Taylor (160) and Zach Cunningham (182) won by fall for the Blue Devils. The four weights that the ...

Everett evens up record at 5-5

EVERETT — Kaitlyn Maxwell scored 27 points, grabbed seven rebounds and had five steals to lead Everett over Northern Bedford, 57-24, in girls high school basketball action Thursday night. Lilly Mills had a double-double for the Lady Warriors with 10 points and 11 rebounds. Everett, which ...

Dowey sparks Pirates past MU

WILLIAMSBURG — Josiah Dowey led a balanced attack with 14 points Thursday night as Williamsburg downed Mount Union, 64-52, in boys high school basketball action. The Blue Pirates (6-2), who trailed 35-30 at halftime, used a 14-6 run in the third quarter to take a lead, and then pulled away ...

B-A holds off United rally

BELLWOOD — It seemed after a quarter that Bellwood-Antis might be well on its way to a large margin of victory in its non-league matchup against United out of the Heritage Conference after holding the Lady Lions to three first-quarter points. Lady Blue Devil coach Jim Swaney was apt to ...

Rough third quarter sinks C-K

CLAYSBURG — Tussey Mountain outscored Claysburg-Kimmel 22-9 in the third quarter en route to a 68-55 win at Claysburg-Kimmel in boys high school basketball action Wednesday night. Matt Leonard’s 24 points were tops for the Titans, who were tied at halftime, 27-27, with the Bulldogs (5-5). ...

Heights gets win No. 9

JOHNSTOWN — The Cambria Heights girls basketball team jumped out to a 27-12 first-quarter lead Wednesday night en route to a 70-47 win at Bishop McCort in high school action. Abby Lobick’s 24 points were tops for the Lady Highlanders (9-1), which also got 13 rebounds from Jade Snedden, 15 ...

Dragons take down P-O

MARTINSBURG — Two of the better players on the court Tuesday at Central High School missed major parts of the Mountain League matchup between the Scarlet Dragons and Philipsburg-Osceola. How their respective teams handled their absence helped decide the game. Central’s Braden Kitt sat ...