Scholastic Sports

PC finds positives in defeat

By Rob Longo For the Mirror CRESSON — After losing the first two games of the season and being shut out last week against Richland, Penn Cambria needed a spark on offense. It just so happened to come from an unlikely source. When the Panthers’ starting quarterback went down in ...

B-A gets big effort from smaller players

BELLWOOD – They are two of the smaller players on the Bellwood-Antis roster, but 5-foot-6, 135-pound junior quarterback Shawn Wolfe and 5-9, 150-pound senior wide receiver and cornerback Ian McFarland played big Friday night against Claysburg-Kimmel. Wolfe threw for 103 yards and two ...

Rockets launch to quick start

WILLIAMSBURG—Southern Huntingdon coach Ryan Garlock said he couldn’t remember the last time the Rockets opened the season 3-0. “It’s been a long time,” Garlock said. Well, Southern Huntingdon is 3-0 now, and it did so Friday night in convincing fashion, sinking Williamsburg in a ...

NBC’s dominant defense shines

LOYSBURG — Through two games, Northern Bedford has given up an average of 9.5 points per game, third lowest in the area. The Panthers lowered that number with another dominating effort on the defensive side of the ball Friday night. Northern held Glendale to just one late touchdown in a ...

Friday football scoreboard

Butler 45, Altoona 28 (final) State College 55, Hollidaysburg 27 (final) Chestnut Ridge 38, Allegany, Md. 23 (final) Bishop Guilfoyle 19, Bishop McCort 0 (final) Bedford 35, Bishop Carroll 15 (final) Richland 34, Central Cambria 0 (final) Cambria Heights 35, Somerset 12 (final) Westmont ...

Mtn. Lions try to get untracked

Altoona Area High School second-year football coach Nick Felus is optimistic the Mountain Lions’ offense is taking steps in the right direction. “We’ve made tremendous progress,” Felus said. “We understand the schemes. The players understand exactly what they’re to do. They’re ...

Negley powers Central over Tyrone

ROARING SPRING — Ashley Negley scored all four Central goals in a 4-1 victory over Tyrone in high school girls soccer action on Thursday. Riley D’Angelo scored a goal for the Lady Eagles to trim Central’s lead to 2-1, but Negley added two more unanswered goals to pull the Lady Dragons ...

Altoona sweeps past Penn Cambria

Led by Kaila Clawson’s 33 digs and Maddie Benton’s 19 assists, the unbeaten Altoona Area High School girls volleyball team improved to 2-0 by posting a 25-20, 25-23, 25-22 win over Penn Cambria at the AAHS Fieldhouse on Thursday. Kenzie Irwin had nine kills and three aces, and Ireland ...

Bearcats prevail in golf matchup

BOALSBURG — Huntingdon won the Penns Valley High School Golf Invitational at Mountain View Country Club in a Mountain League matchup on Thursday. The Bearcats got an 84 from Chris Mort. The individual medalist was Tyrone’s Andrew Ferguson, who shot a 79 and helped the Eagles to a ...

Talko’s goal lifts Marauders

Ryne Talko scored with four seconds remaining in the game on an assist from H.J. Bernecke to lift Bishop Guilfoyle over Johnstown, 2-1, in high school boys soccer action at Tom Irwin Field on Thursday. Vincent Good had tied the game for BG earlier in the second half with an unassisted goal. ...

Marauders to receive LHAC test

One could use a lot of words to describe Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic football over the last six years. “Vulnerable” wouldn’t be among them. Yet, following narrow escape against Westmont Hilltop last week has left a lot of followers of high school football in the state wondering if the ...

Tigers try to take down Lions

A bout with the flu left the Hollidaysburg Area High School football team’s starting unit a little bit depleted for last Saturday’s game at Silver Oak Academy in Keymar, Md. “We had four key guys out,” Golden Tigers coach Homer DeLattre said. “(In addition to receiver Jack ...

Hollidaysburg edges Altoona

Unbelievably, the Altoona-Hollidaysburg high school boys soccer game was over in just 35 seconds Wednesday night. Not really, but the only goal of the game was scored just 35 seconds in and the Golden Tigers held on for a 1-0 victory over the Mountain Lions at cold and rainy Mansion ...

Johnston plays big role for Tyrone

PHILIPSBURG — Corey Johnston scored two goals and had two assists for Tyrone in its 4-3 Mountain League boys soccer win over Philipsburg-Osceola on Wednesday. Andrew Pearson scored a goal and had an assist for the Golden Eagles. Matt Farrell, Montgomery Tew and Kyle Godin scored goals for ...

Herrington’s 43 leads P-O golf to four victories

BELLEFONTE — Halle Herrington shot a 43 to earn medalist honors and help Philipsburg-Osceola High School’s girls golf team to four victories at Nittany Country Club on Wednesday. The Lady Mounties topped their closest competitor Hollidaysburg, 149-162. The Lady Tigers got identical scores ...

Bellwood rallies past Juniata Valley

BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis fell behind through three sets but rallied back to take the final two to claim a win over Juniata Valley (15-25, 25-22, 16-25, 25-21, 15-9) on Tuesday in high school girls volleyball. Kamryn Mercer registered 10 service points, five kills and four blocks to lead the ...

Snyder’s late goal propels Bobcats

DUNCANSVILLE — Colden Snyder scored on a pass from Johnathan Hight in the 70th minute to lift Blair County Christian past Great Commission, 4-3, in Allegheny Christian Athletic Association Western Divison action on Tuesday in high school boys soccer. Snyder’s game-winner was the second of ...

Lady Lion off to good start

Name: Jess Stevens School: Altoona Area High School Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Tennis Athlete of the week achievement: Playing No. 1 singles for the Lady Lions Stevens won four matches in straight sets against Mifflin County, Huntingdon, Hollidaysburg and Central Mountain. She only ...

Bearcats rushes past opponents

Name: Ian Border School: Huntingdon Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week accomplishment: Border rushed for 122 yards and three touchdowns on 25 carries and also took an interception back 55 yards for a touchdown in a 52-31 win at Bellefonte on Friday ...

Black Knights stumble

HOUTZDALE — The Moshannon Valley JV football team fell to 0-2 Monday night, thanks to an 18-6 loss to Southern Huntingdon in high school action. Joe Bacher caught a 48-yard touchdown pass from Ben Murawski for Moshannon Valley’s only score. SCORE BY QUARTERS So. Huntingdon 0 12 0 ...