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Penn Cambria wins 6-AA volleyball final
The Penn Cambria volleyball team used its assets to win the District 6 Class AA championship on Saturday at Altoona High School.
The Panthers downed Philipsburg-Osceola 25-12, 16-25, 28-26 25-18 to win the crown, their second in three seasons.
Penn Cambria rallies to trounce Westmont
Penn Cambria concluded a week of surprises, distractions and uncertainty with a decisive performance on the field.
Unfortunately for Westmont Hilltop, the Panthers brought an attitude to Price Field on Saturday afternoon. This motivated group shrugged off the stunning news of coach Ernie Fetzer’s abrupt midweek resignation and resembled the unit many had picked to win the LHAC during the preseason.
Penn Cambria girls remain undefeated
Volleyball coaches hope for late-season tests to see what their teams can improve on for a long, successful playoff run.
Both Penn Cambria and Bishop Carroll head coaches were thrilled their teams played each other so late in the season to access where their teams stood before the District 6 playoffs start next week.
Friday preview: Forest Hills concerned about Bishop Guilfoyle
Bishop Guilfoyle accomplished something not many believed possible during last week’s win against Cambria Heights. The Marauders significantly hampered the Highlanders’ high-powered run game.
Don’t be surprised if Bishop Guilfoyle’s blueprint for defensive success is copied by other members of the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference when going against Cambria Heights.
Forest Hills girls prove themselves the team to beat
The Forest Hills girls soccer team no longer feels the need to prove itself to anyone, but that doesn’t mean that the Rangers haven’t set some lofty goals for themselves this season.
“This year there is more pressure on the girls and I can see it, especially on the seniors,” said Forest Hills coach Donna Gallaher after her team defeated Penn Cambria 13-0 on Monday to raise it record to 6-0-1.
Penn Cambria stifles Central Cambria
The Goal Post Trophy will reside in Cresson for another year as the unbeaten Penn Cambria Panthers easily handled their longtime rivals from Central Cambria on Friday night in a convincing 38-0 Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference road victory.
Friday preview: Somerset basking in football success
A few more signs saying “You’ve entered Golden Eagles Territory” align the streets of Somerset these days. There are a couple more people wearing Somerset football T-shirts at the grocery store.
Funny what a couple of decisive victories can do for a program and a community seeking to move past a couple decades of mostly losing seasons.
Weather men: Delays don’t slow Penn Cambria at Bedford
Neither Penn Cambria coach Ernie Fetzer or Bedford coach Kevin Steele had experienced a weather event like the thunderstorm that stole the show before Friday night’s game could begin.
After a lengthy delay and harsh rain that fell on Bison Stadium, Penn Cambria overcame an early deficit on its way to a 32-7 win over the Bisons.
Friday night preview: It's rivalry week for Bishop McCort, Forest Hills
As Forest Hills football coach Don Bailey put it, the rivalry between his Rangers and Bishop McCort has “been good since the early 1980s.”
Penn Cambria runs over Johnstown
Penn Cambria entered the season facing the high expectations that accompanied the LHAC coaches’ preseason No. 1 ranking.
Veteran Panthers coach Ernie Fetzer wasn’t entirely comfortable with the top billing in the weeks leading up to Friday’s contest against visiting Greater Johnstown.
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