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High School Sports
  • Showdown draws top talent to mat

    The Flood City Showdown heads into its second decade of existence with what is arguably the strongest lineup it has ever had.
    The all-star wrestling match, which will be held at 3:05 this afternoon at Westmont Hilltop High School, features eight wrestlers with at least 100 career victories and five state placewinners – including Bedford’s Ryan Easter, who is believed to be the first four-time PIAA placewinner to compete in the event.

    April 6, 2014

  • senior showcase mugs 5 from area earn all-state honors

    Five area basketball players have received all-state recognition from the panel of Pennsylvania Sports Writers.
    Named to the all-state teams were Bishop Carroll’s Brandon Martinazzi on the Class A second team and teammate Marcus Lee on the third team.

    April 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • North girls quick to play as team

    North girls coach Jodi Hillegass watched her all-star squad run drills in preparation for the seventh annual AmeriServ Senior Hoops Showcase. The veteran Westmont Hilltop coach marveled at how quickly the group had jelled in just a couple practices.

    April 5, 2014

  • stars VIDEO | Ex-pros, local hoops stars tip off at War Memorial Arena

    Fans from all corners of the county were thrilled Friday night when hometown hoops stars stood tall next to former pro ballers at the War Memorial Arena’s inaugural Cambria County All-Stars Basketball Game – even though the height differential between the two teams was quite unfavorable.
    SportsPower International bands former NBA and international basketball players together, touring them around the world and spreading positive Christian ideals through the love of the game.

    April 5, 2014 1 Photo

  • South boosted by Rambler presence

    A turnaround season at Windber High School will have one more stop for four Ramblers’ players and their coach.
    First-year head coach Jude Leonardis will send off seniors Bryce Spak, Matt Barkley and Dan and Devon Tomlinson during the seventh annual AmeriServ Senior Hoops Showcase on Sunday afternoon at Pitt-Johnstown.

    April 4, 2014

  • GJHS hires Price

    Greater Johnstown High School simultaneously landed a new boys basketball coach and lost a girls basketball coach on Tuesday night.
    The Trojans’ athletic program also solidified its head football coaching position for another three years.

    April 3, 2014

  • Team unity buoys North boys squad in Showcase

    The North boys’ practice at Bishop McCort High School had an air of familiarity on Wednesday night.
    At one end of the gymnasium, a quartet of Richland High players shot around with Conemaugh Valley sharpshooter Blake Furman.

    April 3, 2014

  • High School Briefs

    April 3, 2014

  • baseball.JPG Bishop McCort prevails over Westmont

    Bishop McCort’s Brad Coleman earned a win with two strikeouts and gave up seven hits on Tuesday to help thwart Westmont Hilltop 11-3 in a game moved to Point Stadium because of field conditions. 
    “Brad Coleman gave us another excellent start,” said Bishop McCort coach Chris Pfeil, whose team is 2-1. “He held them down until we were able to punch a few runs across the board.”

    April 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • PIAA looking at charter schools

    A proposal to limit sports programs at charter schools in Pennsylvania drew indignation from charter school advocates at a legislative meeting Tuesday.
    Currently, charter school students who want to play multiple sports must play for their charter school teams if that sport is offered and, for other sports, may play on teams at their neighborhood public school.

    April 1, 2014


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