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 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    July 21, 2022

Cove Boys Represent Their Town at Bowling Tournament

Three boys from the Cove are slated to represent their hometown at the 23rd annual Junior Gold National Bowling Tournament. Colby Gojmerac (11), Jack Hetrick (11) and Cort Hetrick (15) will attend...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    July 21, 2022

Dalton Metzger, Jerry Brumbaugh Place Ninth in MLF Nationals

Dalton Metzger and Jerry Brumbaugh finished at 9th place at the Major League Fishing High School Nationals. The competition, which started on June 22, lasted three days, and portions were televised....

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    News    July 21, 2022

Committee President Ron Ebert Looks Forward to Bedford Fall Foliage

Summer is in full swing here at the Cove, but for Ron Ebert and the rest of his committee members and volunteers, these few months leading into October are crunch time. Ebert is the chair of the committee, but just like everyone else he is a voluntee...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    News    July 14, 2022

Local Girl Donates Money to Martinsburg Community Library

Ava Kozminski, daughter of Stephanie and Tom Kozminski, at just 8 years old was able to raise $230 at her local lemonade stand. Instead of keeping the money for herself, Kozminski graciously donated...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    July 14, 2022

Healthy Blair County Coalition Holds Annual Meeting

The Healthy Blair County Coalition held its annual meeting on Friday, July 8, at the United Methodist Church in Hollidaysburg. The purpose of the meeting was to go over what the Coalition offered and...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    News    July 14, 2022

Park Director Urges Citizens to 'Have Investment' In Morrisons Cove Memorial Park

Chuck Gojmerac is the executive director of the Morrisons Cove Memorial Park. Gojmerac is a dedicated director and is excited for what the park has to offer this summer. “Our biggest event is the Cove Carnival,” Gojmerac said. Previously called...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    July 7, 2022

Dragons Look Back on Epic Win, Season

After defeating Lancaster 13-2 on Friday, June 17, the highs that come from winning a state championship haven't worn off quite yet. For Jeff Hoenstine, Devon Boyles and Ty Helsel, the magnitude of...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Life    June 30, 2022

RS Boy Uses Birthday to Donate to Homeless

Bensyn I., son of Edward and Kara Bennett of Roaring Spring, celebrated his eighth birthday this past Thursday. But this year Bensyn didn't want gifts. "He decided this year that he already had...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    June 30, 2022

Joey Kennedy Talks Krush Softball

Joey Kennedy started Krush softball in 2012 and it has been growing youth sports ever since. Recently, the group held its annual basket bingo. Kennedy and the community were able to raise $6,000. Raising such a large amount of money is something...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    June 30, 2022

Hoenstine Reflects on Central's Big Win

Coach A.J Hoenstine and his Central Dragons baseball team completed their historic 27-0 season with a mercy rule 13-2 win over Lancaster in five innings on Friday, June 17, giving Central its first...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    News    June 30, 2022

Farm-City Committee Chair Discusses Fall Events

The Farm-City Committee, which is part of the Blair County Chamber of Commerce, finalized its plans for fall 2022 recently. The committee holds many events a year with the goal of raising awareness and educating the community about the importance of...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    June 23, 2022

Williamsburg Baseball Coach Bobby McCall to Retire

Williamsburg’s historic baseball season has come to an end. Williamsburg made it to the State Playoffs this year despite the odds being stacked against them. One of the main reasons Williamsburg was able to pull this off with the help of Head...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    June 23, 2022

Central Dragons Crowned State Champs

Editor's Note: Like these photos? Reprints are available. Contact the Herald office at (814) 793-2144. The Dragons completed their perfect 27-0 season on Friday, defeating Lancaster Catholic in a...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    June 16, 2022

Dragons Advance to the PIAA Class 3A Championships

The Central Dragons got one step closer to a State Championship on Monday as they defeated the Punxsutawney Chucks 6-5 in a game that was filled with offensive firepower and back-and-forth action. In...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    June 16, 2022

Local High School Fishing Duo Ready for National Championship

When Jerry Brumbaugh and Dalton Metzger won the Major League Fishing (MLF) qualifiers at Smith Mountain Lake, the pair knew they were on the cusp of making history. Metzger and Brumbaugh watched on...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    News    June 16, 2022

Courts Must be Free from Outside Influences, Federal Judge Tells Chamber's Breakfast Club

Judges in the United States should be free from political and social pressures when making rulings, federal Judge D. Brooks Smith told the Blair County Chamber of Commerce at its June 9 Breakfast...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    News    June 16, 2022

Claysburg-Kimmel Graduates To Go Far and Succeed

Claysburg-Kimmel's graduation went off as scheduled on Saturday, June 4, 2022. Claysburg-Kimmel graduated 75 students. It was a beautiful 70-degree day at Claysburg Community Park, where the event...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    News    June 9, 2022

Spring Dam to See Upgrades this Summer

The Spring Dam Fountain upgrade project is almost complete. The town and Blank Book CEO Dan Hoover are looking to get the fountain back to its old glory. “I feel obligated to maintain the fountain,” Hoover said, “I have owned the property with...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    News    June 9, 2022

VFW Auxiliary, Police Departments Hold Family Freedom Festival

The VFW auxiliary in conjunction with the Claysburg, East Freedom, and Roaring Springs' police departments held the first annual "Family Freedom Festival" on Saturday, June 4. The event took place at...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    June 9, 2022

NBHS Football Coach Garry Black Looks Ahead

After a second-place finish in the Inter-County Conference, and an impressive 7-3 regular season record, coach Garry Black and the Northern Bedford varsity football team look to build on the...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    June 9, 2022

Blue Pirates Fall to Southern Fulton in States

Williamsburg's storybook run reached its final chapter Monday evening as the Blue Pirates fell 12-4 to Southern Fulton. The Blue Pirates went with pitcher Lambert Palmer. Southern Fulton elected to go...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    June 9, 2022

Dragons Soar Through First Round of State Playoffs

Central High School continued its dominance in the first round of the state playoffs. The Dragons improved to an astounding 25-0 after defeating Mohawk Area High School in a game that didn't even go...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    June 9, 2022

Curve Your Enthusiasm

Editor's Note: This is an extended article. The abbreviated piece was in the print edition of the June 9 Herald. Minor-league baseball players are some of the most dedicated athletes in sports: seven-...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    Sports    June 2, 2022

W-burg Falls Just Short of Championship Title

Williamsburg fell just short of their goal on Saturday in the PIAA Class 1A championship game, losing to Bishop McCort 7-4, in a game that was much closer than the scoreboard indicates. Williamsburg...

 
 By DUNCAN WEIGAND    News    June 2, 2022

Herald Welcomes Summer Intern

Growing up I never really knew what I wanted to do with my life. To be honest, I still don’t have a full grasp on what it is I want to do. But I know what I like to do. I like to watch sports, analyze those sports; and I like to write. Growing up...

 

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