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Richland boys defeat Central for District 6-AA crown
Matt Shaffer certainly did his part to update the décor at the Richland High School Sports Center.
The 6-foot-2 Rams senior had a monster effort in Richland’s 59-43 victory over Central in the District 6 Class AA championship game at DeGol Arena on Saturday night.
Westmont wins swimming title
Racking up 230 points during the weekend, Westmont Hilltop’s girls swimming team captured the District 6 Class AA team title while claiming four event titles at the district’s swimming and diving championship at Penn State University’s Natatorium.
Somerset was second with 175 points while Richland (163), Bellefonte (126) and Ligonier Valley (124) followed to round out the top five.
Somerset earns first championship banner
Somerset boys’ basketball coach Scott Close finally had an opportunity to sport his orange jacket proudly on Saturday afternoon at Mount Aloysius College.
The Golden Eagles captured their first District 6 Class AAA championship with a 69-62 victory over Huntingdon.
Central Cambria’s Murin earns championship at 106 pounds
Central Cambria freshman Max Murin was the only area wrestler to capture gold Saturday during the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional tournament at Cambria County War Memorial Arena.
The 106-pounder edged out Penn Cambria’s Nolan Link 2-0 in the bracket’s championship bout.
Red Devils’ Murin remains unbeaten in AA Southwest tourney
While wrestling in the lowest possible varsity weight class, it appears that there isn’t a stage too big for Central Cambria freshman Max Murin.
At least that’s what he’s shown during the first day of the PIAA Class AA Southwest Regional tournament at Cambria County War Memorial Arena.
Bishop Carroll captures boys championship in District 6-A
Bishop Carroll made its fourth consecutive trip to the District 6 Class A championship game on Friday night at St. Francis University.
Still, the undefeated and state third-ranked Huskies were looking for some redemption after falling just short of the district crown in each of the past two seasons.
Last-second shot defeats Portage girls
It was the shot that broke the hearts of the Portage girls’ basketball team and their legions of fans Friday night at St. Francis University.
With the Mustangs leading 55-54 and time winding down, Bishop Guilfoyle freshman Macy Adams took an off-balance shot from 25-feet away and it went in as the buzzer sounded to give the Marauders a 57-55 win over Portage in the District 6 Class A championship.
Rams hope to end long drought
Tonight’s District 6 Class AA boys’ basketball championship game at St. Francis University offers a few history lessons – both recent and not-so-recent.
Top-seeded Richland High will attempt to win the school’s first district title in boys’ basketball since 1975 when the Rams meet Central High School at 8:30 p.m. at DeGol Arena.
Eagles eyeing district championship
A District 6 boys basketball title still eludes the Somerset Golden Eagles.
Not that the Golden Eagles have been without their chances.
Lady Trojans looking for district crown
The Greater Johnstown girls basketball team may be young age-wise, but they are gaining experience with every new challenge that they encounter.
The Trojans will face their next hurdle when they take on Huntingdon at 12:30 p.m. today at Mount Aloysius College in the District 6 Class AAA championship.
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