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Scholastic Sports

Local girls compete nationally

By John Hartsock jhartsock@altoonamirror.com Lainey Farabaugh and Ella Garner are outstanding high school soccer players who are veteran competitors for the varsity girls soccer programs at Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic and Central, respectively. But both young women, who will be seniors this ...

LHAC releases spring all-conference squads

The Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference released their all-conference selections for the 2022 spring sports season on Friday. In baseball, Central’s A.J. Hoenstine was named coach of the year and two of his players made the team, Paxton Kling and Jonah Snowberger. Other locals included ...

Tigers place 10 on ML all-star team

The Hollidaysburg boys track and field team placed 10 athletes on the 2022 Mountain League All-Star team this week. The Golden Tigers were represented by Caden DeLattre, who made it in the long jump and the triple jump. Joining him was the 3200 relay team (Ben Love, Chris Love, Max Pohar and ...

Metzger contributes to title

Name: Dalton Metzger School: Central Age: 17 Grade: 11 Sport: Baseball Athlete of the week achievement: Metzger collected a two-run single and scored for Central in a 13-2, five inning PIAA Class 3A state championship winning victory over Lancaster Catholic. Metzger also played a key ...

Zelenskyy spotlights family ties amid war on Father’s Day

KYIV, Ukraine — One photograph shows a kneeling soldier kissing a child inside a subway station, where Ukraine families shelter from Russian airstrikes. In another, an infant and a woman who appears on the brink of tears look out from a departing train car as a man peers inside, his hand ...

Central completes perfect season with state title

UNIVERSITY PARK — Central senior Ty Helsel led off the fifth inning of Friday’s PIAA Class 3A baseball championship by scorching a line drive that tore Lancaster Catholic third baseman Dylan Banzhof’s glove in half. That play defined the Scarlet Dragons’ 13-2, five-inning victory ...