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Late DCC Rally Ends C-K's Campaign

The 2019 campaign for the Claysburg-Kimmel girls softball team ended in heart-breaking fashion on June 6 at Mount Aloysius College, Cresson. C-K, the two-time defending District 6 Class 1A champions,...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    June 13, 2019 

The Sportsman's Corner

June 17 is the first day to buy hunting licenses for the 2019-00 hunting seasons. It will be interesting to see how many additional hunters drop out of hunting because of the PGC's short-sighted...

 

Hunting Licenses to Go On Sale Monday, June 17

Licenses for the 2019-20 hunting and furtaking seasons go on sale Monday, June 17. And when hunters and furtakers buy their 2019-20 licenses, each again will receive a complimentary copy of the Pennsylvania Hunting & Trapping Digest. Like other hunte...

 

Congratulations to C-K Softball

Congratulations On A Great 2019 Season! Claysburg-Kimmel Lady Bulldogs Two-Time Defending District 6 Class 1A Champions!!! Advanced to State Quarterfinals Record: 20-5 The Claysburg-Kimmel High...

 

Lady Bulldogs Win Second Straight District 6 1A Title

The Claysburg-Kimmel softball team claimed its fifth District 6 title in 11 years on Friday, May 31, as the third-seeded Lady Bulldogs knocked off top-seeded Glendale 8-5 in a Class 1A tilt at Saint...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    June 6, 2019

The Sportsman's Corner

I am sometimes asked how to dry the gristle attached to the beard of a gobbler that a hunter probably wants to save as a memento of a successful hunt. At one time I dipped the gristle of the beard...

 

PFBC Seeks Comments on Spruce Creek

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission is seeking public comment on proposed changes to fishing tackle regulations along a section of Spruce Creek located in Huntingdon County. At its next meeting on July 15 and 16, the board will consider a...

 

NBC's Ian Zimmerman Earns Fourth-Place Finish in 1600

Northern Bedford High School's Ian Zimmerman placed fourth in the PIAA State Class AA 1600 meter run to highlight local performances at the State Championships held in Shippensburg last weekend. The...

 

Lady Bulldogs to Square Off Against Glendale for D-6 Title

The Claysburg-Kimmel softball team is back in the District 6 Class 1A title game. C-K, the third seed and 18-4 on the season, will battle top-seeded Glendale (20-3) at 2:30 p.m. today, Thursday, May 30, at Saint Francis University, Loretto. Today...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    May 30, 2019

The Sportsman's Corner

One cloudy May afternoon 30 years ago, I had arrived home early from work and had zoomed out to the creek, hoping for a "Sulphur Day." A Sulphur Day is one when yellow-colored mayflies hatch during...

 

College Signings

Three Central High School seniors recently signed letters of intent to continue their athletic and academic careers in the fall. Signing were (from left): Zach Parks, Thad Albright and Logan Marko....

 

BG Snaps Bulldogs' 8-Game Winning Streak

The 2019 baseball campaign at Claysburg-Kimmel High School came to a close on May 20. Battling No. 3 Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic in a District 6 Class 2A quarterfinal game, the sixth-seeded Bulldogs managed just one hit during their 2-0 setback. The...

 

NB Baseball's Season Over

The Northern Bedford High School baseball team suffered a 4-1 loss to Rockwood in a first-round District 5 Class 1A playoff game. Rockwood led 4-0 before NB’s Luke Wiedemann belted a home run in the top of the seventh inning, one of the team’s...

 

NB Softball Falls at Township

Northern Bedford’s softball season was halted in a District 5 Class 2A semifinal game on May 23. The Lady Panthers were held to one hit during their 14-1, five-inning loss at Conemaugh Township. Sarah Bowser had NBC’s lone hit. Conemaugh...

 

Spring Cove Youth Baseball

The Major League standings as of May 19 are: W L Cure FA 7 1 True Value 4 3 Ritchey’s Dairy 3 2 Cove Lumber 1 3 Home Care 0 6 Scores: Ritchey’s Dairy 18, Curve FA 11 True Value 12, Home Care 10 Cure FA 3, Home Care 1 Cure FA 12, True Value 5...

 
 By Jeff Batzel    Sports    May 30, 2019

Northern Bedford Runner Places 4th at States

Northern Bedford sophomore Ian Zimmerman (second from right) is all smiles on the medal stand on Saturday, May 25, at Shippensburg University. Zimmerman placed fourth in the Class 2A 1600-meter run...

 

Track and Field Roundup

NBC BOYS Northern Bedford’s boys’ track and field squad added to its impressive 2019 resume with a runner-up finish at the PIAA District 5 Championship Meet held on May 15 on the NBC track. The Panthers scored 84 points, 15 behind District 5 cham...

 

Cove Fire Wins Tournament

The Cove Fire 10U girls' softball team took first place at the 10U In the Net girls' softball tournament in April at Hershey. Cove Fire defeated the Stingers in the championship game 8-0. Team...

 

High School Softball Roundup

CENTRAL On May 6, the Lady Dragons traveled to Cresson and returned with an 11-3 victory over Penn Cambria (9-5). The Lady Dragons exploded for seven runs in the final three innings to break open the game. Dylan Claycomb was the winning pitcher for...

 

State's Migratory Game Bird Seasons Set

Pennsylvania’s 2019-20 migratory game bird seasons have been set. Annual migratory game bird seasons are selected by states from frameworks established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). Game Commission selections were made after...

 

Region Champion

Ellen Kennedy, a member of Uzelac Gymnastics, competed at Nationals in the Level 9 Junior Olympic Eastern Championships in Kissimmee, Florida, on May 11 and 12. She got fourth place on the vault and 16th place all around, finishing first in her...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    May 23, 2019

Sportsman's Corner

Wednesday, May 1, was the fourth day of this year’s gobbler season. I had accompanied my son, Bob, on the windy opening morning and had helped turn around a 21-pound gobbler with a 10-inch beard that he shot. On Tuesday morning, I had been bested...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    May 16, 2019

The Sportsman's Corner

Spring gobbler hunters are reluctant to give up spots where they hunt. After all, it's tough enough to tag a tom without having large numbers of other hunters trying to call to a gobbler you are...

 

High School Track and Field Roundup

The Northern Bedford boys’ track and field squad finished fourth in the 70th annual West Central Coaches Meet held on May 3 at Windber Stadium. Ian Zimmerman paced the Panthers with a three-win, MVP performance. Zimmerman won the 800-meter run in...

 

High School Baseball Roundup

Central Everett 6, CHS 4 On April 29, Everett visited Central and left on the short side of a 6-4 final score. Jason Ferry was the winning pitcher as he struck out three and walked four. Jacob Eberlin picked up the save with two strikeouts and two...

 

McCoy's Wins League Title

McCoy's Lawn & Garden recently won the Blair Regional YMCA first- and second-grade basketball league with an 11-1 record. Members of the team were (from left): First row: Khloe Detwiler, Ava...

 

CHS Spikers Fall to BG, 'Cats

The Central Dragon volleyball team dropped a pair of contests last week, lowering its record to 0-12 on the season. BG 3, CHS 0 On May 7, the team traveled to Bishop Guilfoyle and fell in three sets 25-19, 25-13, 25-7. Huntingdon 3, CHS 0 On May 9,...

 

SC Wins Mt. League Tournament

The Spring Cove junior high softball team, coached by Wade Heuston, took first place at the Mountain League Junior High Softball Tournament on Saturday, April 27, at State College. The team went...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    May 9, 2019

The Sportsman's Corner

Like this year's spring weather, last spring's was generally not proper for effective fly-fishing for trout. However, when weather and water conditions were appropriate, I hit the water with mixed...

 

High School Softball Report

The Central Lady Dragon softball team won two of its three games last week, raising its record to 9-6 on the season. CHS 19, Huntingdon 3 On April 29, Central traveled to Huntingdon (1-9) and pummeled the Lady Bearcats 19-3 in five innings. Central...

 

Spring Cove Youth Baseball

The Major League standings as of May 5 are: W L Cure FA 3 0 Ritchey’s Dairy 2 0 Cove Lumber 1 2 True Value 2 2 Home Care 0 4 Scores: Cure FA 14, Cove Lumber 2 Cove Lumber 3, Home Care 2 Cure FA 5, True Value 4 Ritchey’s Dairy 14, True Value 2...

 

3 Area Gymnasts at Nationals

Uzelac Gymnastics, which has facilities in Duncansville and Johnstown, has announced that three gymnasts will represent Pennsylvania on the national level. Ellen Kennedy of East Freedom and Malia...

 

Hunter Takes Deer in Ohio; Wins First Place at Expo

Chuck Yoder of Brevard, North Carolina, who is married to the former Jamie Harker of Martinsburg, shot this 19-point deer with archery while hunting in Adams County, Ohio, on Nov. 7, 2018. Yoder then...

 

5K/2-Mile Walk Set for May 18 in W-burg

A 5K race/2-mile walk will be held on Saturday, May 18, at the Lower Trail in Williamsburg. The event will start at 9 a.m. and will be sponsored by the Williamsburg Community High School Careers in Health Club. Prizes will be awarded. Participants...

 

Cubs Fan Wins Curve Tickets

Jeremy Shaw of East Freedom was selected to receive four tickets through the Herald's ticket giveaway to see the Altoona Curve battle the Erie SeaWolves at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 10, at Peoples...

 

Busy Week for NB Track, Field

Northern Bedford’s boys’ track and field squad improved to 8-2 overall with home wins over Williamsburg, 114-1/2 to 28-1/2, and Juniata Valley 93-56 on April 22. Ian Zimmerman once again starred for the Panthers, winning four events. The...

 

Frederick's Bat, Arm Aid WHS

The Williamsburg softball team improved to 6-5 on the season after winning two of three games during the past week. Mo Valley 5, WHS 4 The host Damsels held off Williamsburg for a 5-4 win on April...

 

Lady Bulldogs Win 10th of Season

Two more victories during the past week pushed the Claysburg-Kimmel softball team to 10-2 on the season. C-K 9, Portage 4 The Lady Bulldogs earned a 9-4, come-from-behind victory over visiting Portage on April 22. Trailing 4-1, C-K scored once in...

 

NB Defeats Forbes Road, Mc-Burg

The Northern Bedford softball team won two of three games during the past week, improving its record to 7-4 on the season. B-A 4, NB 1 At Bellwood-Antis on April 22, the Lady Blue Devils broke a 1-1 tie with two runs in the third and one in the...

 

Furious Rally Lifts CKHS by MU

The Claysburg-Kimmel baseball team improved to 8-6 overall following two victories during the past week. C-K 9, Mt. Union 8 Trailing 8-0 heading into the last of the seventh inning against visiting Mount Union on April 23, the Bulldogs strung...

 

Panthers Blank McConnellsburg

Northern Bedford dropped two of three games in the past two weeks in high school baseball action. The Panthers slipped to 4-6 through their first 10 games. Everett 5, NB 0 At home on April 16, Northern Bedford was shut out 5-0 by Everett. The...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    May 2, 2019

The Sportsman's Corner

By May 12 last spring, the score with spring turkeys was gobblers – 12, me – 0. That Saturday I had my son, Bob, with me. We set up on a knob where I’d been hearing a gobbler. I hoped that Bob could turn the tables on him. However, the woods...

 

Dragons' Struggles Continue in Baseball

It turned out to be another tough week for the Central Dragon baseball team. The Dragons fell to Bellwood-Antis in a non-league game before losing to both Bald Eagle Area and Bellefonte in Mountain League action. B-A 6, CHS 3 Central got solid...

 

CHS Spikers Lose Twice

The Central Dragon volleyball team dropped a pair of home contests last week. Forest Hill 3, CHS 1 On April 23, Forest Hills left Martinsburg with a 25-17, 14-25, 25-11, 26-24 victory. Sam Moyer registered 19 service points to pace the Central server...

 

'Solid Week Overall' for CHS Softball Team

The Central Lady Dragons won two of their three Mountain Conference games last week, improving their record to 7-5 on the season. The girls sandwiched victories over Tyrone and Bellefonte around a loss to Bald Eagle Area. CHS 2, Tyrone 1 On April...

 

Dragons Dominate Pirates in Track, Field

The Central Dragon boys’ track and field team defeated Williamsburg 108.5-31.5 on April 25, winning 13 of the 17 contested events. Colby Liebal was a double winner, taking the 100- (11.7) and 200-meter (24.0) sprints while also contributing to two...

 

Karate Tournament Winners

Several students from Hoover Martial Arts Center in Martinsburg recently won awards at the Keystone Classics karate tournament in Altoona. Award winners were (from left): Jabon Butler, Alex Wolf,...

 

Board to Study Deer Opener

Members of the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners met last week with state House of Representatives Game and Fisheries Committee Majority Chairman Keith Gillespie (R-York) and Minority Chairman Bill Kortz (D-Allegheny) to discuss the Saturday...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    April 25, 2019

The Sportsman's Corner

For several years on the opening day of gobbler season, my son, Bob, killed toms in the same woodlot. During my early scouting excursions last spring, it appeared that Bob might be able to repeat his...

 

CKHS Softball Has 8 Wins to 2 Losses

Claysburg-Kimmel won three of four during the past week in high school softball action. The Lady Bulldogs were 8-2 through their first 10 games. C-K 6, B-A 4 At B-A on April 16, C-K rallied for a 6-4 victory. C-K led 3-1, before B-A scored three...

 

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