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Bulldogs Win 2 of 3; Now 5-4

The Claysburg-Kimmel Bulldogs’ baseball team improved to 5-4 overall with two wins during the past week. So. Hunt. 4, C-K 3 Host Southern Huntingdon rallied from a 3-0 deficit to edge C-K 4-3 on April 8. The Bulldogs took a 3-0 lead in the second,...

 

Blue Pirates Drop 3 on Diamond

The Williamsburg Blue Pirates’ baseball team fell to 0-9 following three losses during the past week. Mount Union 24, WHS 5 Visiting Mount Union scored in all five innings during its 24-5 victory over the Blue Pirates on April 9. The Trojans...

 

Black Panthers Rally Past Titans

The Northern Bedford Panthers’ baseball team improved to 4-3 overall with a 7-6 victory against visiting Tussey Mountain on April 11. In a back-and-forth game, the Panthers squeezed out the victory in eight innings. NB trailed 2-0 and 5-2 and...

 

Lady Panthers Move to 5-1 on Year

The Northern Bedford Lady Panthers’ softball team is 5-1 following a 9-6 home win against Tussey Mountain on April 11. After each team scored three runs in the first inning, NB took a 4-3 lead in the bottom of the second. With the score tied at...

 

Another Shutout for Lady Bulldogs

The Claysburg-Kimmel Lady Bulldogs’ softball team improved to 5-1 overall with a victory against visiting Williamsburg on April 11. The Lady Bulldogs extended their shutout streak to four with the win. C-K scored once in the fourth and twice in...

 

CHS Baseball Suffers 'Letdown'

After a tremendous week last week (April 2-7) when the Central Dragons swept five games, Central fell twice in home Mountain League match-ups. The Dragons fell to undefeated Philipsburg-Osceola (4-0)...

 

Centra Softball Team Moves to 5-2

The Central Lady Dragons softball team split a pair of contests last week, both by identical 10-0 scores. After falling to Philipsburg-Osceola on the road, the Dragons rebounded by defeating Everett at home. The team’s record now stands at 5-2 on...

 

Lady Pirates Knock Off Mt. Union

The Williamsburg Lady Pirates’ softball team slipped to 3-2 following two losses in the past week. WHS 10, Mount Union 7 The Lady Pirates traveled to Mount Union on April 9 and returned home with a 10-7 victory, their third in as many games this se...

 

Cental Track and Field Teams Up Against Solid Competition

The Central track and field team won one of its four matches last week. On April 9, the team split with Penns Valley and Clearfield. The Dragons defeated PV 85-64 but fell to Clearfield 106-44. On...

 

NB Track Boys Win 2, NB Girls 1

Northern Bedford’s boys’ track and field squad won two meets in a home double dual on April 9. The Panthers won convincingly over West Branch by a 98-48 score and Fannett-Metal by a 115-30 count. Cadin Ebersole and Ian Zimmerman were triple...

 

CHS Spikers Fall to BG

The Central Dragon volleyball team fell to visiting Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School on April 11. BG prevailed in straight sets by scores of 25-19, 25-11, 25-18. The Dragons saw their record fall to 0-4 on the season. Zack Gahagan paced the...

 

The Sportsman's Corner

When I was on the "Disabled List" for a number of weeks during March and early April, I did lots of reading. One of the books I re-read was Gene Nunnery's "The Old Pro Turkey Hunter." I'd read it 35...

 

KEGLER'S CORNER

The Tuesday Afternoon Ladies’ League standings for the week of March 26 are: W L Dreamsicles 40 4 Cake Pops 29 15 Candy Apples 28 16 Corn Dogs 18 26 Sugar Daddys 17 27 High scores: Team series: Dreamsicles 1043 Team single: Dreamsicles 367 Indiv....

 

Meck Named Coach of NB Boys' B-ball

Northern Bedford’s school board on April 9 hired Randy Meck, on a unanimous vote, to become the new boys ‘varsity basketball coach for the Panthers starting with the 2019-20 season. Meck has 14 years head coaching experience, most notably at...

 

Bulldogs Rally Past JV in Classic

The Claysburg-Kimmel baseball team improved to 3-3 overall after splitting four games during the past week. C-K 15, Portage 5 The Bulldogs scored five runs in the first and sixth innings and ripped 17 base hits en route to a 15-5, six-inning victory...

 

Seventh-Inning Hit Rallies NBC Past Fulton

The Northern Bedford baseball team slipped to 2-4 following a week in which it won one of its four games. Windber 12, NB 6 Windber broke a 6-6 tie with a six-run sixth inning en route to a 12-6 victory at Northern Bedford on April 1. The Panthers...

 

Dragons Dominate Curve Classic

It's hard enough to play five games in six days – let alone win them all. But that's exactly what the 7-1 Central Dragon team did this week. After dispatching Bellefonte in five innings and...

 

Blue Pirates Drop Games to Juniata Valley, Glendale

The Williamsburg High School baseball team dropped three games in consecutive days to slip to 0-6 on the season. JV 23, WHS 6 Visiting Juniata Valley scored 13 runs in the seventh inning en route to a 23-6 victory against WHS on April 2. The Blue...

 

Central Spikers Fall to 0-3

The Central Dragon boys’ volleyball team dropped a pair of three-set matches last week. Central lost April 2 at DuBois and on April 3 at home to West Shamokin. Central’s record fell to 0-3 with the losses. DuBois 3, CHS 0 On the road April 1,...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    April 11, 2019

The Sportsman's Corner

Trout season opens in the Cove this Saturday (April 13). Many thousands of anglers will hit the water in the Cove and elsewhere, and they will employ many different strategies as they try to catch a few trout. Take Jake and Max, for instance. Last...

 

Lady Bulldogs Run Shutout Streak to 3

The Claysburg-Kimmel softball team recorded back-to-back shutouts this past week while raising its overall record to 4-1. C-K 13, Mo Valley 0 (5) The Lady Bulldogs ripped 17 base hits en route to a 13-0, five-inning victory at Moshannon Valley on...

 

'Great Week' for Central High Softballers

It was a perfect 3-for-3 week for the Central Lady Dragon softball team as they improved its record to 4-1 on the season. CHS 6, Bellefonte 5 On April 1, the Dragons battled Bellefonte at home, scoring the winning run in the bottom of the seventh...

 

Lady Panthers Win 3, Improve Mark to 4-1

The Northern Bedford softball team won three of its four games during the past week, raising its overall record to 4-1. NB 7, Windber 5 Host Northern Bedford rallied from a 5-3 deficit with four runs in the sixth inning to defeat Windber 7-5 on...

 

Multiple Winners Lift CHS Track, Field Teams

The Central Dragon boys’ track and field team registered its first win of the season on April 2, nosing out Mountain League opponent Bald Eagle Area 76-74. The homestanding Dragons were led by WT Davis and Colby Liebal. Davis took gold in the 1600...

 

NBC Track and Field Teams Off to a Running Start in 2019

Northern Bedford’s boys’ track team, sparked by triple winners Cadin Ebersole and Ian Zimmerman, defeated McConnellsburg 105-44 and dropped a close 76-74 decision to Mercersburg Academy on April 2. Ebersole won the 100 (11.6), 200 (23.9), and...

 
 By JUDITH OTT    Sports    April 11, 2019

Fishing Season to Begin April 6

With the regular opening day for trout at 8 a.m. on Saturday, April 13, I sought out the help of an expert, Corey Brown of Martinsburg. Brown said if you want to start fishing but do not know a lot...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    April 4, 2019

The Sportsman's Corner

This Saturday (April 6) is the local one-day mentored youth trout fishing day. I am not generally a fan of mentored youth days because unscrupulous adults have been known to take advantage of these...

 

YMCA State Finals

These four young men from the Blair Regional YMCA, Hollidaysburg, swam at Penn State University on March 22, 23 and 24. They participated in the YMCA Pennsylvania State finals. These swimmers are...

 

Lady Dragons Split Road Trip

The Central Lady Dragon softball team opened the 2019 season with a pair of long Mountain League road trips last week. After defeating Penns Valley, the Dragons fell short against Bald Eagle Area. CHS 7, Penns Valley 6 Central jumped ahead against...

 

C-K Softballers Start Year 2-1

The Claysburg-Kimmel High School softball team began defense of its District 6 Class 1A title with a 14-3, six-inning victory over visiting Bellwood-Antis on March 27. C-K jumped out to a 4-0 lead after two innings before B-A closed the gap to one....

 

Back-to-Back Victories for WHS

The Williamsburg High School softball team jumped out to a 5-0 lead at Bellwood-Antis on March 26 and hung on for a 6-4 victory. The Lady Pirates scored twice in each of the first two innings and added a single run in the third. They added their...

 

NB Girls Top Forbes Road

The Northern Bedford High School softball team opened its season on March 28 with a 14-4 thrashing of visiting Forbes Road. The game was called in the sixth inning because of the mercy rule. Leading 2-1, the Lady Panthers scored eight runs in the...

 

Central Track and Field Teams Perform Well at Huntingdon

The Central boys' track and field team opened its season on March 26 at Huntingdon. The Dragons fell short against both Huntingdon (83-67) and Philipsburg-Osceola (88-61). Senior WT Davis paced the...

 

Dragons Win 2 on Diamond

The Central Dragon baseball team played three home Mountain League games on consecutive nights last week, winning the first two before dropping the third. The Dragons defeated Penns Valley and Huntingdon but came up short against Bald Eagle Area. CHS...

 

C-K Defeats West Branch in 5

The Claysburg-Kimmel High School baseball team opened its 2018 campaign on March 26 with a 10-0, five-inning victory over visiting West Branch. The Bulldogs scored four runs in each of the first two innings then closed the game with two in the bottom...

 

Blue Pirates Looking for First Win

The Williamsburg High School baseball team opened its season on March 26 with a 14-1 defeat at Bellwood-Antis. The game was called after 4-1/2 innings because of the mercy rule. B-A led 4-1 before scoring four runs in the third and six in the...

 

Panthers Rough Up F-M

The Northern Bedford High School baseball team opened its 2019 season on March 28 with a 10-1 setback to visiting Forbes Road. Forbes Road scored twice in the first, second and fourth innings and tacked on three runs in the fifth to grab a 9-0 lead....

 

Dragons Come Up Short in V-ball Opener

The Central Dragon volleyball team opened its season on March 28 by hosting Forest Hills. The Dragons came up short 20-15, 25-13, 25-21, 25-15. Devin Clapper paced the team with 11 service points and added five kills. Sam Moyer also recorded 11...

 

Stocking Up

Lynn Morrell, of Huntingdon, a Cove native and 1999 graduate of Central High School, Martinsburg, helps Sean Sauserman of the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission stock trout in the Frankstown...

 

Altoona Mirror Classic Set for March 29 at PSA

The 14th annual Altoona Mirror Basketball Classic will take place on Friday, March 29, at Penn State Altoona’s recently-renovated Adler Athletic Complex. The girls-boys doubleheader, set for 6:30 and 8:30 p.m., will match the top seniors from...

 

Eighth at States

Dragon wrestler Colton Corley (above) placed eighth at the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling State Championships, held March 16 and 17 in Pittsburgh. Other Dragon wrestlers who participated were Luke...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    March 28, 2019

The Sportsman's Corner

I have kept a journal of my fishing and hunting adventures since I was 17 years old. Some evenings I review these notes, hoping they'll provide some good hints about where I should fish or hunt...

 

NWTF Honors Game Commission Forester

Pennsylvania Game Commission forester Brent McNeal has been presented with the National Wild Turkey Federation’s “Joe Kurz Wildlife Manager of the Year Award” for his dedication to wild turkeys and wildlife habitat management. The award is...

 

KEGLER'S KORNER

The Tuesday Afternoon Ladies' League standings for the week of Feb. 26 are: W L Dreamsicles 27 1 Candy Apples 17 11 Cake Pops 17 11 Sugar Daddys 12 16 Corn Dogs 11 17 High scores: Team series: Dreamsi...

 

Signs with PS Altoona

Williamsburg High School senior Kassidy McChessney (center, front row) recently signed a letter of intent with Pennsylvania State University-Altoona to play basketball. McChessney will major in...

 

Support for CHS Swimmers

Jackson Jeffries (left) and Christopher Bush (right) of Central High School swam at the PIAA Swimming Championships held March 13-16 at Bucknell University. Even though they did not receive any...

 

Wrestlers Place at Regionals

Dragon wrestlers competed on March 10 at the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling (PJW) Championships Area II Tournament at Philipsburg. The top two in each age group and weight class advanced to the PJW...

 

UPJ Wrestler Fourth in D-II

Brock Biddle, a redshirt freshman at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, placed fourth at 184 pounds at the 2019 NCAA Division II National Wrestling Championships on Saturday, March 9, at the...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    March 21, 2019

The Sportsman's Corner

By the end of the first week of March, I had a terrible case of the "shack nasties." The miserable weather had marooned me for weeks. Any little thing set me off into a paroxysm of screaming. I was...

 

Hunters Take 374,690 Deer During '18-19

Pennsylvania hunters posted their highest overall deer harvest in 14 years when they took 374,690 deer during the state’s 2018-19 hunting seasons, which closed in January, the Pennsylvania Game Commission reported on Tuesday, March 19. The 2018-19...

 

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