Track & Field

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: C. Adams, A, 10.84; Howe, Ho, 11.01; Sipes, TM, 11.24; Lawhead, A, 11.27; Rhodes, TM, 11.29 200 dash: Lawhead, A, 22.88; VonColln, A, 22.89; C. Adams, A, 23.01; Liebal, C, 23.13; Wolfe, BA, 23.20 400 dash: Howe, Ho, 50.76; VonColln, A, 50.84; Maxwell, E, 51.16; Grabill, Ho, ...

Top seeds going to area jumpers

From Mirror reports Three jumpers from the Mirror coverage area earned top seeds for this weekend’s PIAA Track and Field Championships at Shippensburg University. Chestnut Ridge sophomore Logan Pfister earned the top seed in the Class 2A boys high jump, Penn Cambria junior Lyric Janosik ...

Mirror track honor roll

Mirror track honor roll BOYS 100 dash: C. Adams, A, 10.84; Howe, Ho, 11.01; Sipes, TM, 11.24; Lawhead, A, 11.27; Rhodes, TM, 11.29 200 dash: Lawhead, A, 22.88; VonColln, A, 22.89; C. Adams, A, 23.01; Liebal, C, 23.13; Wolfe, BA, 23.20 400 dash: Howe, Ho, 50.76; VonColln, A, 50.84; ...

Making the best of it

One could see the disappointment on Mitchell Lawhead’s face, but he owned up to a false start that most likely cost him a gold medal in the 200-meter dash. “I thought I heard a click (from the starter’s gun) and flinched a bit,’’ the Altoona Area High School senior said Thursday at ...

Rinker a golden girl for Tigers

Hollidaysburg Area High School senior Mackenzie Rinker danced atop the winners’ podium while tears filled her eyes. Admittedly, she wasn’t expecting to hear her name announced as the District 6 Class 3A girls discus champion on Thursday, but she couldn’t hold back her ...

‘Best of friends’: Bishop Carroll trio continues success

Bishop Carroll Catholic High School boasts three girls senior jumpers — Maddie Murphy, Caroline Ratchford and Kate Yahner — who have been consistently winning their events this track and field season. The reason for their successes could at least be partially attributed to the fact that ...

‘Good day’ for CC boys

Central Cambria sophomore Corey Roberts became a master of the understatement late Wednesday night. “Overall, I had a really good day,’’ Roberts said after the District 6, Class 2A boys track and field meet had just concluded at Mansion Park. “I was in three running events, which is ...

Bisons capture District 5 boys title

LOYSBURG — Bedford senior Wes Lippincott had a nasty cut on his eye and an even worse bruise on his shoulder, but the gold medal around his neck and the team District 5 track and field title in his arms certainly helped ease the pain. Lippincott’s effort in the 200-meter dash left him ...

Everett’s Maxwell excels with wins in 400 and 800

LOYSBURG — Everett’s Kaitlyn Maxwell has had a tremendous junior year. She excelled in soccer during the fall and earned a spot on the Mirror’s first-team all-star squad. She followed that by leading the Lady Warriors basketball team to the PIAA Class 2A semifinals while earning ...

Local sprinters look to excel

Thursday’s District 6 Class 3A Track and Field Championships could be a fast meet for athletes from the Mirror coverage area. Many eyes from Altoona Area and Hollidaysburg Area high schools will be focused on the sprinting events at Mansion Park beginning at 3:30 p.m. in the annual meet ...

Area boys dominate top seeds

The Mirror coverage area should be well represented atop the boys medals podium in Wednesday’s District 5 Class 2A Track and Field Championship Meet at Northern Bedford County High School’s Panther Stadium in Loysburg. Among the 18 events, area boys have claimed an impressive 16 top seeds ...

Seeds announced for District 6 2A championships

Female athletes from the Mirror coverage area could have a “field’’ day in Wednesday’s District 6 Class 3A Track and Field Championships at Altoona’s Mansion Park. It was announced late Sunday that the meet was moved from Tuesday to Wednesday due to weather concerns. Area athletes ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: C. Adams, A, 10.84; Howe, Ho, 11.01; Sipes, TM, 11.24; Lawhead, A, 11.27; Rhodes, TM, 11.29 200 dash: Lawhead, A, 22.88; VonColln, A, 22.89; C. Adams, A, 23.01; Liebal, C, 23.13; Wolfe, BA, 23.20 400 dash: Howe, Ho, 50.76; VonColln, A, 50.84; Maxwell, E, 51.41; Grabill, Ho, ...

Altoona teams sweep middle school meet

Brooklyn Barron and Maura Kiser earned four first-place finishes each to help the Altoona girls claim the team title in the Altoona Middle School Track and Field Championships on Saturday at Mansion Park. Barron set a meet record with a triple jump of 35 feet, 2 inches and also won the high ...

Portage wins WestPAC

DAVIDSVILLE — The Portage boys won the WestPAC Track and Field Championship Meet on Wednesday at Conemaugh Township High School. Portage, with Tyler Spaid winning both hurdles races, finished with 117 points to top the other seven schools. The Portage girls, with Lauren Shaffer getting ...

Wess, Hayward building on legacies

LORETTO — Central Cambria High School seniors Paige Wess and McKenna Hayward are nearing the end of their successful track and field careers. They’ve won a combined 13 state medals, including two golds each in the 3200-meter relay, but now they’re almost ready to pass the baton, ...

Scarlet Dragons’ Liebal claims two events

CLEARFIELD — Central’s Colby Liebal won both the 100- and 200-yard dash at the Mountain League high school track and field championships Tuesday. Tyrone finished third as a team in both the boys and girls competition and was aided by Nathan Walk, who won the 110 hurdles and finished ...

Lady Colts’ Zernick takes second twice

ARMAGH — Briana Zernick finished second in the girls pole vault (9-0) and long jump (15-7.75) as Northern Cambria finished seventh overall (28 points) out of eight teams at the 2019 Heritage Conference Meet Tuesday. United won the overall meet with 116 points. Regan Sheredy had a third ...

Max effort

LOYSBURG – It says something very noble about the character and priorities of standout Everett Area High School junior runner Kaitlyn Maxwell that, even after she had won three individual events in the Inter-County Conference Track and Field Championships Monday, the first thing on her mind ...