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Northern Bedford Boys Scorch Nets for 88-80 Victory

Northern Bedford improved to 3-7 with a high scoring 88-80 win at Fannett-Metal on Jan. 14 in high school boys' basketball action. The Panthers jumped out to a healthy 39-28 lead by half and didn't al...

 

Flu Bug Brings Down Dragons

The Central Dragons’ boys’ basketball team had a tough and busy schedule last week so it was bad timing for the flu bug to ravage the lineup. Central visited Hollidaysburg, Tyrone and Penns Valley and escaped with one victory and solid...

 

CKHS Boys Drop 3 ICC Outings

The Claysburg-Kimmel boys’ basketball team was outscored 28-8 in the second quarter during its 80-63 setback at Bellwood-Antis on Jan. 13. C-K led 20-11 at the end of the first quarter, but B-A grabbed a 39-28 lead at halftime following its...

 

W-burg Boys Cruise Past Devils

West Branch handed the Williamsburg boys’ basketball team its first Inter-County Conference loss on Jan. 13, 61-47. The Blue Pirates led 28-26 at halftime, but West Branch went on a 35-19 run in the second half en route to the victory. Lambert...

 

C-K Wrestles Lose 3 Dual Meets

The Claysburg-Kimmel wrestling team was forced to forfeit six matches during a 54-27 loss at Mount Union on Jan. 14. The Bulldogs also lost three matches by fall. C-K’s Cade Keithley and Kobe Harr each pinned their opponent at 145 and 170 pounds, r...

 

PGC Board to Discuss '20-21 Hunting, Trapping Seasons

The Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners will hold its first quarterly meeting of 2020 on Friday, Jan. 24, and Saturday, Jan. 25, at the agency’s Harrisburg headquarters. This meeting will be the first to follow a new format adopted whereby qua...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    January 23, 2020 

The Sportsman's Corner

With a lull between most autumn and spring sportsmen's hunting and fishing seasons, a way for sportsmen to fill the void is to visit one of the outdoor shows that are held during the winter. Probably...

 

Lady Dragons Split 2 Games; Now 7-1 in Mountain League

The Central Lady Dragons split a pair of home Mountain League games last week, giving them a 9-4 overall record including 7-1 in the league. Tyrone 56, CHS 44 On Jan. 14 Tyrone (9-2) took a slim 9-7 advantage after one quarter and extended its lead...

 

Campbell Leads B-A Past C-K

Bellwood-Antis’ Ali Campbell became Blair County’s all-time leading scorer on Jan. 14, as she led the Lady Blue Devils to a 76-44 victory at Claysburg-Kimmel. Campbell poured in a game-high 35 points, including two 3-pointers, as she finished...

 

NBC Lady Panthers Fall to 3-11

The Northern Bedford girls’ basketball team was locked into a tight battle with visiting Fannett-Metal on Jan. 13 until a poor third quarter doomed their effort in a 53-31 loss Down just 23-20 at the halftime break, the Lady Panthers found...

 

Fish, Boat Commission Seeks Applications for Grant Funding

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) recently announced an invitation for project applications to the State Wildlife Grants Program. The priority topic for the project will help support Pennsylvania's amphibian and reptile Species of...

 

Falls Hurt Dragons in Loss to P-O

In their only wrestling match of the week, the Central Dragons fell to Mountain League opponent Philipsburg-Osceola 40-33. In their home match, the Dragons won six of the 14 matchups. Alex Bowman, wrestling at 126 pounds, recorded a fall in 1:04....

 

PFBC to Hold Quarterly Meeting

The Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) will hold its quarterly business meeting on Jan. 27-28 at its Harrisburg headquarters, located at 1601 Elmerton Ave. As part of the Commission's quarterly meeting, committees will meet beginning at...

 

NBC Wrestlers Roll Past J. Valley

The Northern Bedford wrestling team recorded four falls during its 50-6 victory over visiting Juniata Valley on Jan. 14. Recording falls for the Black Panthers were Derek Beach (285 pounds), Reyan Imler (113), Kyler States (160) and Colby Imler...

 

CHS Improves Record to 9-3

The Central Dragons visited Tussey Mountain on Dec. 23. In a tight and hard-fought game at Tussey Mountain on Dec. 23, the Central boys’ basketball team came up one point shy, falling 58-57. The Dragons took a slim 16-14 lead after one quarter and...

 

NB Defeats Tussey, Mo Valley

The Northern Bedford High School wrestling team placed 17th in the 27-team field at the Southmoreland High School Classic Dec. 27-28. The Panthers finished with 85 points, one point behind Southmorela...

 

CHS Wins 4 of 5 at Everett Duals

Saturday, Jan. 4, was a busy, challenging and successful day for the Central High School wrestlers as they returned from the Everett Bloody Run Duals with four victories in five matches. The Dragons defeated Cambria Heights, 54-30, as they...

 

WHS Rallies Past Mount Union

The Williamsburg boys’ basketball team rallied from a five-point halftime deficit to pull out a 64-52 victory over visiting Mount Union on Jan. 9. Trailing 25-30, the Blue Pirates put together a 34-17 run in the second half. Josiah Dowey drained...

 

Claysburg Wins 2 of 3 Outings

The Claysburg-Kimmel boys’ basketball team used a 21-7 third-quarter run to defeat winless Juniata Valley on Jan. 6, 66-54. Kyle Glass led three C-K scorers in double figures with a game-high 27 points, including three of the team’s 10...

 

C-K Wrestlers Lose on Road At Glendale

The Claysburg-Kimmel wrestling team was forced to forfeit seven bouts during its 64-9 loss at Glendale on Jan. 9. In addition to the seven forfeits, the Vikings also won two bouts by technical fall and two by fall against the Bulldogs. The...

 

Free-Throw Contest Set for Jan. 25

The Tyrone Elks has rescheduled its annual Hoop Shoot Contest for Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Hollidaysburg Area High School gym. Registration and time to warm up will start at 1 p.m. and the contest will begin at 2 p.m. This free-throw competition is...

 

NB Girls Fall to MU, Everett

Northern Bedford traveled to Mount Union for an Inter-County Conference Inter-divisional game on Jan. 6 and found themselves in quite a tussle with the host Lady Trojans. The Lady Panthers found...

 

Central Defense Limits P-O, Clearfield to 20 Points Each

The Central Lady Dragons participated in the Tyrone Holiday tournament Dec. 27-28 along with Bellwood, Penn Cambria and host Tyrone. After a near upset over two-time defending Class AA state champion Bellwood, the Lady Dragons fell to PC in the...

 

Lady Bulldogs Run Mark to 9-4

The Claysburg-Kimmel girls’ basketball team outscored visiting Southern Huntingdon by three points in the fourth quarter to escape with a 61-58 victory on Jan. 6. The Lady Bulldogs had a 17-7 first-quarter lead before Southern Huntingdon closed the...

 

The Sportsman's Corner

As I've aged, Donna has become increasingly successful in duping me into accompanying her on shopping trips. Recently she dragged me off to a distant mall I'd never heard of. Donna had entered a...

 

NBC Boys Rout Mc-Burg

Caleb Diehl exploded for 23 points, including 19 in a big first half, to lead Northern Bedford to a 71-46 road win over McConnellsburg in boys’ basketball action on Jan. 6. Northern opened up a huge 47-25 advantage by halftime and coasted to the...

 

Big Second Half Lifts WHS Girls to Victory

The Williamsburg girls’ basketball team suffered a 45-40 setback at Forbes Road on Jan. 6. Forbes Road held a 13-8 advantage after the first quarter, but the Lady Pirates used a 14-5 run to grab a 22-18 lead at the break. The host squad tied the...

 

High School Boys' Basketball Report

CENTRAL The Central Dragon basketball team split a pair of non-league games last week, giving them a solid 6-3 record on the season. The Dragons pounded Juniata Valley (0-9) on the road but fell to Ch...

 

Free-Throw Contest Jan. 25

The Tyrone Elks has rescheduled its annual Hoop Shoot Contest for Saturday, Jan. 25 at the Hollidaysburg Area High School gym. Registration and time to warm up will start at 1 p.m. and the contest will begin at 2 p.m. This free-throw competition is...

 

Captions Corrected

In the Jan. 2 edition of the Morrisons Cove Herald, the captions for these two photos were incorrect. Here are the correct captions: Above, Claysburg-Kimmel's Parker Dibert goes up for a shot over...

 

High School Girls' Basketball Report

WILLIAMSBURG The Williamsburg High School girls’ basketball team finished as the runner-up at the annual Lady Blue Pirate Holiday Tournament Dec. 26-27 at WHS. In the first round, WHS knocked off Moshannon Valley, 62-12, while Northern Bedford...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    January 9, 2020

The Sportsman's Corner

Last autumn, I decided to make an overnight trip to northcentral Pennsylvania. When I drove there to fish in previous years, I normally came home that same night. However, I am not the night driver I...

 

Seedling Sales Underway

While it might be winter, landowners can begin making plans to help wildlife this spring – and beyond – by planting tree and shrub seedlings offered by the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Howard Nursery. The 2020 seedling order form is...

 

Claysburg Girls Finish 2nd At C&S Tournament

The Claysburg-Kimmel High School girls' basketball team placed second at the Claysburg C&S Family Markets Holiday Tournament held Dec. 27-28. The Lady Bulldogs won the opener against Chestnut Ridge,...

 

The Sportsman's Corner

Winter is here, and no one is talking about global warming now. In fact, all but the most dedicated of outdoors people are shacked up in their homes, often huddled near wood burners in order to stave...

 

Grouse Priority Area Siting Tool Launches

Pennsylvania’s state bird, the ruffed grouse, has suffered dramatic population losses due to the statewide scarcity of young forests and large-scale West Nile virus die-offs. To offset those losses, the Pennsylvania Game Commission has created a...

 

Claysburg Boys Finish 3rd At C&S Tournament

The Claysburg-Kimmel High School boys' basketball team placed third at the Claysburg C&S Family Markets Holiday Tournament held Dec. 27-28. The Bulldogs lost the opener to Chestnut Ridge, 66-44. In...

 

CHS Boys Improve Mark to 3-1

The Central Dragon boys’ basketball team recently split a pair of Mountain League games on the road, giving them a 5-1 record overall and 3-1 in the league. On Dec. 18, the team traveled to Bellefonte and returned with a solid 55-47 victory. The...

 

Dragon Wrestlers Fall to BEA

The Central High School wrestling team saw its record slip to 1-2 on the season with a 54-22 home loss to Bald Eagle Area on Dec. 13. The Dragons had four wrestlers with victories including Mason Daniels (138), who pinned his man in 3:07. Ethan...

 

Forfeits Hurting C-K Wrestlers

The Claysburg-Kimmel High School wrestling team was forced to forfeit eight matches during a 60-10 defeat against visiting Bellwood-Antis on Dec. 17. B-A also earned three falls in the dual meet....

 

NB Dominates at Ridgeway, Defeats Mt. Union, So. Hunt.

The Northern Bedford High School wrestling team competed at the Ridgeway Elkers Duals on Dec. 14 and returned with a 4-1 record. The Panthers won three straight – Curwensville (46-32), Sharpsville (52-20) and Ridgeway (48-24 – before losing to Ti...

 

BEA Trips Up Dragon Wrestlers

The Central wrestling team saw its record slip to 1-2 on the season with a 54-22 home loss to Bald Eagle Area on Wednesday, Dec. 18. The Dragons had four wrestlers with victories including Mason Daniels (138) who pinned his man in 3:07. Ethan Eicher...

 

Lady Pirates Defeat Mt. Union

The Williamsburg High School girls' basketball team held host Moshannon Valley scoreless in the first quarter Dec. 13 en route to a 56-13 victory. The Lady Pirate defense held the Lady Damsel offense to single-digit scoring in all four quarters....

 

Bulldogs Sneak Past Panthers

A 25-7 third-quarter run propelled visiting West Branch to a 59-44 victory over Claysburg-Kimmel in boy's basketball action Dec. 12. West Branch led 25-21 at halftime, before the third-quater surge made it 50-28 through three quarters. C-K closed...

 

C-K Girls Earn Road Win at MU

The Claysburg-Kimmel High School girls’ basketball tem strolled to a 63-31 victory at Mount Union on Dec. 18. Leading, 29-14, at halftime, C-K broke the game open with a 24-7 run in the third quarter. C-K's Megan Hartman poured in a game-high 29...

 

NB Edges Williamsburg By 1

Northern Bedford came from behind for a thrilling 52-47 overtime win at home last Tuesday evening, Dec. 17, over McConnellsburg. The Lady Panthers trailed by 8 points at two junctures in the game...

 

Pirates Race Past C-K Bulldogs

The Williamsburg High School boys' basketball team earned its first victory Dec. 9, defeating Claysburg-Kimmel in Inter-County Conference action, 69-41. Williamsburg jumped out to a 19-7 lead after...

 

C-K Girls Defeat Williamsburg

The Claysburg-Kimmel High School girls’ team earned its first win of the season Dec. 10, defeating Williamsburg, 58-32. The host Lady Bulldogs raced to a 52-20 lead through three quarters. The squad drained 10 3-pointers, including three by Megan...

 

NB Earns First Win Under Meck

Northern Bedford’s boys’ basketball squad earned its first win of the season Dec. 9 with a 51-24 win at Forbes Road. The Panthers jumped out to a commanding 39-9 halftime lead. “We got after them early,” NB coach Randy Meck said of his...

 

Lady Panthers Endure Rough Week

Northern Bedford’s girls’ basketball squad could not overcome offensive struggles in a 49-29 home loss to Forbes Road Dec. 9. Forbes Road took a slight lead early in the game and benefitted from a scoreless Lady Panther second quarter to take an...

 

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