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Track & Field

Lady Devils move to 11-0

EBENSBURG — The Central Cambria girls completed an 11-0 season and won the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference regular-season crown on Wednesday in high school track and field. The Lady Devils beat Cambria Heights and Westmont Hilltop by identical 98-52 scores. The Heights girls edged ...

Hollidaysburg girls defeat Indiana, Punxsy

INDIANA — The Hollidaysburg girls improved to 8-1 with wins over Indiana (77-73) and Punxsutawney (88-61) in high school track and field on Tuesday. Darcie Frazier won the 100-meter dash, 200 dash and the long jump. She was also a part of the winning 1600 relay as the Lady Tigers took two ...

Gerwert keeps getting better

BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis pole vaulter Lexi Gerwert set the Bellwood-Antis Invitational record at last year’s meet with a mark of 10 feet, 7 inches on her way to eventually finishing with a silver medal at states. Gerwert easily beat her meet record Monday with a mark of 11 feet, but the ...

Lady Mustangs snap 3-year skid

PORTAGE — The Portage girls track team posted its first victory in three years during a quad meet Monday. Portage defeated Rockwood, 63-53, for its first win since March 25, 2015. Portage lost to Shade (100-38) and Penn Cambria (99-42) in those parts of the meet. The Portage boys swept ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: Germaux, TM, 11.16; Sankey, BG, 11.34; Lawhead, A, 11.35; Mitchell, T, 11.35; Adams, A, 11.44; Wolfe, BA, 11.44 200 dash: Kutchman, CC, 22.89; Sankey, BG, 22.98; Germaux, TM, 23.03; Wolfe, BA, 23.04; Lawhead, A, 23.20 400 dash: Kutchman, CC, 49.95; VonColln, A, 52.34; ...

Storm cuts NB Invitational short

LOYSBURG — The fastest times of many of the star athletes that gathered for Friday’s Northern Bedford Invitational may not have made it into the record books. That’s because much of the sprinting that took place happened when a sudden lightning storm sent everyone rushing to their ...

Eagles, Devils split meet

TYRONE — Bellwood-Antis topped Tyrone, 85-65, in high school boys track and field action on Thursday. Bellwood-Antis’ Dylan Wilson won both hurdles, and Shawn Wolfe captured the 100- and 200-meter dashes. Tyrone’s Jacob Meredith won the high jump and long jump. On the girls side, ...

Gates, Germaux golden at Tri-State Invite

HANCOCK, Md. — Evan Germaux of Tussey Mountain and Mackenzie Gates of Northern Bedford were area gold medalists at the 15-team Tri-State Invitational track and field meet on Wednesday. Germaux finished first in the boys 100-meter, while Gates placed on top in the girls 100 hurdles. The ...

Meredith, Mitchell key Eagles’ run to Mountain title

CLEARFIELD — The Tyrone boys captured the team title at the Mountain League Track and Field Championships on Tuesday at Clearfield Area High School. Parker Mitchell and Jacob Meredith led the Golden Eagles to a point total of 120, which edged Clearfield by two points. Mitchell won the ...

Nominations sought for Mirror awards

The Mirror is seeking nominations for special awards to be presented at its 13th annual Athlete of the Year banquet on Monday, May 21. Area high schools are invited to submit nominations for the Ron Rickens Sportsmanship Awards, the Dean Rossi Leadership Award and the Erin (Johnson) Kelly ...

BG boys, PC girls capture victories

CRESSON — The Bishop Guilfoyle boys downed Penn Cambria, 81-60, and Cambria Heights, 78-61, in a tri-meet in high school track and field on Monday. Max Sankey won the 100- and 200-meter dashes for BG, and Joey Stevens won the 800 and 1600 runs. Heights topped Penn Cambria, 74-66, with Zach ...

Mirror track honor roll

Mirror track honor roll BOYS 100 dash: Germaux, TM, 11.34; Lawhead, A, 11.35; Mitchell, T, 11.35; Sankey, BG, 11.37; Adams, A, 11.44; Wolfe, BA, 11.44 200 dash: Kutchman, CC, 22.89; Sankey, BG, 22.98; Germaux, TM, 23.14; Lawhead, A, 23.20; Wolfe, BA, 23.26 400 dash: Kutchman, CC, 49.95; ...

Michina shines at Shippensburg

SHIPPENSBURG — Penn Cambria senior Lauren Michina enjoyed a big day Saturday at the 92nd annual Jack Roddick Invitational at Shippensburg University in high school track and field. Michina won the Class 2A girls triple jump with a leap of 36 feet, 10 inches and also finished second in the ...

Juniata Valley tops Williamsburg

ALEXANDRIA — Juniata Valley topped Williamsburg, 82-68, behind doubles wins from Devin Diehl (triple jump, pole vault) and Jefferson Hill (110 hurdles, 400 dash) in high school boys track and field Friday. Dylan James won three events, the high jump, long jump and 200-meter dash, for ...

College signing

Jody Caretti: Lynchburg track and field Name: Jody Caretti High school: Penn Cambria Hometown: Loretto Sport: Track and field Position: Throws (javelin, discus, shot put) College choice: Lynchburg (Va.) Other colleges considered: UPJ, Gwynedd Mercy Why I picked Lynchburg: “It ...

Central Cambria teams sweep

EBENSBURG — Individual double-victory efforts from Tyler Wilson (1600- and 3200-meter runs) and Kayden Kutchman (200 dash, 800 run) led the Central Cambria boys team to victories over Richland (97-52), Bishop Carroll (114-36) and Penn Cambria (118-31) in high school boys track and field on ...

Engle propels Bellwood-Antis

SAXTON — Clay Engle swept the jumps to pave the way for the Bellwood-Antis High School boys track and field team to post Inter-County Conference victories over Tussey Mountain (108-41) and McConnells­burg (97-52) on Tuesday. Bellwood’s Robert VanKirk won the 1600 and 3200 runs. ...

Colts run past Blacklick

NORTHERN CAMBRIA — The Northern Cambria High School boys and girls track and field teams both posted victories over visiting Blacklick Valley on Monday. The Northern Cambria boys won, 117-32, behind double-victory performances from Tylor Rock (1600-meter run, pole vault) and Bryce Carroll ...

Altoona Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: Germaux, TM, 11.34; Lawhead, A, 11.35; Mitchell, T, 11.35; Adams, A, 11.44; Wolfe, BA, 11.44 200 dash: Kutchman, CC, 22.89; Germaux, TM, 23.14; Wolfe, BA, 23.26; Adams, A, 23.44; Lawhead, A, 23.44 400 dash: Kutchman, CC, 49.95; VonColln, A, 52.34; Worthing, BA, 52.64; ...

B-A boys capture meet

ARMAGH — Clay Engle led the Bellwood-Antis boys to the team title in the United High School Track and Field Invitational on Saturday. Engle won the high jump at 6 feet, 0 inches and the triple jump at 43-1.75 to help Bellwood amass 106 team points to edge second-place Forest Hills by less ...