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Track & Field

Altoona boys finish 8-0 year

The Altoona Area High School boys track and field team wrapped up an 8-0 regular season with victories over Williamsport and Bellefonte on Tuesday at Mansion Park. Altoona beat Williamsport, 90-60, and Bellefonte, 117-33, behind double-victory performances from Connor Adams in the 100-meter ...

Maxwell denies Leidy perfect day at ICC meet

BELLWOOD — Everett’s Kaitlyn Maxwell and Juniata Valley’s Taylor Leidy stole the show Monday at the Inter-County Conference track and field championships. But it was Maxwell who stole the 100-meter dash from Leidy. Both girls won three events, but Maxwell spoiled Leidy’s chance at ...

Tiger netters reach finals

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area High School boys tennis team will play State College for the District 6 3A championship, thanks to the Golden Tigers’ 5-0 win over Altoona on Monday in high school action. Hollidaysburg (16-0) is the No. 2 seed and will play at 4 p.m. on Wednesday. ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: Germaux, TM, 11.16; Sankey, BG, 11.24; 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; Worthing, BA, 52.12; ...

Mother Nature forces officials to call off meet before it ends

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com Area track fans who showed up to watch the finals of the 69th West Central Coaches Meet races Friday at Mansion Park heard Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic’s Max Sankey announced in lane 4 for the 2A boys 100-meter dash. But the lane was empty. Sankey, ...

Area girls get to shine before it rains

By John Hartsock jhartsock@altoonamirror.com The weather had the final word in the 69th annual West Central Coaches Invitational at Mansion Park Friday night, forcing a stoppage of the event midway through the competition. Heavy winds and rain swept into the area about 7:30 p.m., ending ...

Marauders dispatch Dragons in 3

MARTINSBURG — Tyler Rumbaugh registered 14 kills, nine digs, six service points and four aces to help lead the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School boys volleyball team to a 25-16, 25-17, 25-17 victory at Central on Thursday night. Vincent Good added 11 assists and 10 service points for ...

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 ...