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Central Represented at Golf State Championship

Griffin Snowberger (right) and Nick Baum (left), juniors at Central High School, participated in the 2022 PIAA State Golf Championships. On day one, Snowberger shot a 77 (+5) and tied for 16th after...

 

My Favorite Penn State Season

Donna is an enthusiastic Penn State football fan. Like many other rabid Penn State fans, she parks herself in front of the television any time the Nittany Lions play. I am a casual observer and do...

 

Lady Dragon Volleyball Win Out Final Week

The Lady Dragon Volleyball faced the Northern Bedford Lady Panthers and the Southern Huntingdon Lady Rockets in the last week of the season. A 3-1 victory over the Panthers and a 3-0 victory over the Rockets propelled the Dragons’ record to 7-14, w...

 

Berkhimer Takes First Place

Central Freshman Lanee Berkhimer (center) placed first in the D6 Cross Country Championship. The meet took place on Oct. 29....

 

Lady Dragon Soccer Score Victory in District Opener

The Lady Dragons' impenetrable defense led them to their 4-0 victory over the Cambria Heights Lady Highlanders in the District Six AA playoff opener. A coordinated balance between the Dragons'...

 

Dragon Football Dominates In Regular Season Finale

The Central Dragon Football team faced the Somerset Golden Eagles in week ten of the regular season. An unsurpassed air attack left the Dragons in complete control of the game, attaining a 47-14...

 
 By PHILIP CMOR    Sports    November 3, 2022

Dragons Face Eagles First Week of Playoffs

The seniors on this year’s Central High School football team go into playoffs with almost a full season’s worth of games in the “second season” under their belts. The Scarlet Dragons have played nine postseason games over the previous three...

 
 By PHILIP CMOR    Sports    October 27, 2022

Hollidaysburg Football Learns Big Lessons this Season

High school sports isn’t all about winning. Sometimes, there are bigger lessons that only hardship can teach. That’s not lost on members of this season’s Hollidaysburg Area High School football team. “Ultimately, we learned that life’s not...

 

Dragon Football Slugs it out for Victory Over Hilltoppers

Central Dragon Football advanced its winning streak to six with a homecoming night victory. A dogfight brawl from the Dragons' defense and an unstoppable offense gave a 44-23 victory over the...

 

Northern Bedford Named ICC Champions

Northern Bedford clinched another win, keeping its record perfect at 8-0 and earning the ICC Champion title. The Panthers defeated the Juniata Valley Hornets 21-3. (Left) Northern Bedford's Adam...

 

Fall Turkey Season Starts This Weekend

The excitement of turkey hunting doesn’t have to wait for spring. Pennsylvania’s fall turkey season, an annual opportunity to pursue the state’s only big-game bird among the changing colors of the autumn woods, kicks off Saturday, Oct. 29 in...

 
 By PHILIP CMOR    Sports    October 27, 2022

McMonagle Leads Juniata Valley Into Mount Union Game

Juniata Valley is one of three Cove-area teams that will continue the high school football season after this week. The Green Hornets already have clinched a spot in the District 6 Class 1A playoffs, w...

 

My 2021 Fall Turkey

My son, Bob, and I didn’t hunt together on last fall’s turkey opener because I was put off by a forecast of rain. However, when I rose, it wasn’t raining; so I drove to one of my favorite turkey-hunting spots and hunted till a little after 10...

 

Congratulations, Williamsburg Volleyball Seniors!

Three WHS girls' volleyball seniors were honored last Wednesday during Senior Night festivities. Shown are Ruth Eger (kneeling); and Alexia Brumbaugh (left) and Abbie Merritts....

 

Backyard Brawl Gives Dragons Overtime Victory

An infamous yearly game against the Bedford Bisons always ends in a spectacular fashion for the Dragon Football team. This year was no exception, with a game that came down to the wire ending with a 38-35 victory for the Dragons. Within the first...

 

Dragon Soccer Narrowly Defeated

The Central Dragon Soccer team faced the Central Cambria Red Devils and the Bedford Bisons during the week. The Dragons were narrowly defeated by the Red Devils, dropping a 2-1 loss, while soon after being crushed by the Bisons in a 7-1 defeat....

 

Lady Dragon Soccer Dominates with Defense

The Lady Dragon Soccer team faced three opponents throughout the week, including who is likely to be their most difficult challenge of the regular season, the Bedford Lady Bisons. As a precursor to...

 

Lady Dragon Volleyball Downed by Tenacious Adversaries

The Lady Dragon Volleyball team was defeated by three tough opponents throughout the week. The Lady Dragons took losses to the Chestnut Ridge Lady Lions, the Westmont Hilltop Lady Hilltoppers, and the Central Cambria Lady Red Devils. Starting off...

 

Central Cross Country Recognizes Seniors at Meet

Central hosted a cross country meet Oct. 12, 2022, against Westmont Hilltop and one runner from Grier School. Seniors from all schools were recognized including Central’s Maia Jeffries, Tyler Biesinger and Hunter Myers Female race results ...

 

Bird Hunters Reminded To Take HPAI Precautions

Test results show more than 30 Canada geese sick or dead at Griffin Reservoir, Lackawanna County, were infected with Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza (HPAI). Hunters who handle wild birds are advised to take precautions. Bird hunters should: • H...

 

Central's Baum Wins Golf Championship

Central's Nick Baum carded a 75 to win the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference Golf Championship on Wednesday, Oct. 12, at the Summit Golf Course. Baum's 75 edged Bishop Guilfoyle's Nick Helsey by...

 

Bob's 2021 Fall Turkey

Last fall’s opening day of the autumn turkey season was forecast to be a rainy one. Knowing that, on the Friday before the Saturday opener, I told Bob, my son, that he’d better plan to hunt on his own: I despise hunting in the rain. Bob had...

 

Statewide Pheasant Season Opens October 22

Plenty of stocked pheasants throughout the fall and winter seasons await bird hunters, according to the Pa. Game Commission. The statewide pheasant season opens Saturday, Oct. 22, and the Game Commission will be stocking about 235,000 pheasants – a...

 
 By Philip Cmor    Sports    October 20, 2022

Northern Bedford Football Eyeing Inter-County Conference Title

One might think the Northern Bedford County High School football team wouldn't have a lot to prove after following up last year's District 5 Class 1A championship and PIAA quarterfinal run with an...

 
 By Philip Cmor    Sports    October 20, 2022

Other High School Football of Note This Week

High School Football of Note This Week In other Week 9 games … Glendale Vikings (3-5) vs. Claysburg-Kimmel Bulldogs (1-7) Date and time: Friday, 7 p.m. Site: Tiger Stadium, Hollidaysburg Coaches: Glendale – Dave Trexler; Claysburg-Kimmel ...

 
 By Philip Cmor    Sports    October 20, 2022

Northern Bedford Football Eyeing Inter-County Conference Title

One might think the Northern Bedford County High School football team wouldn't have a lot to prove after following up last year's District 5 Class 1A championship and PIAA quarterfinal run with an...

 

Bear Seasons Start Saturday

Saturday (Oct. 15) is the opening day of the statewide archery bear season that runs till Nov. 5. The statewide muzzleloader bear season also begins on Saturday and ends on Oct. 22. A special three-day firearm season for junior and senior license...

 

Undefeated Lady Dragon Soccer Overcomes Two More Opponents

The undefeated Lady Dragon Soccer team faced the Bishop Guilfoyle Lady Marauders and the Penn Cambria Lady Panthers throughout the week. A tight game against the Marauders left the Dragons with a 3-2...

 

Central Cross County Posts Results

Central Cross country hosted a meet with Forest Hills, Chestnut Ridge, Bishop Carrol and Fellowship Christian Academy on Oct. 5 Male Race Results: CR 31 FH 27- FH win CR 26 C 29- CR win C 28 FH 27-FH win 1) Calan Bollman (CR) 17:15 2)Josh Morrison...

 

Central Volleyball Hosts Pink Game

Recently Central High School's junior high, JV, and varsity girls volleyball teams had a charity "PINK" night game vs. Bishop Carroll on Oct. 6 at Central. Shown are the JH and JV/V teams and their...

 

Lady Dragon Tennis Competes at Districts

The Lady Dragon Tennis team sent two singles players and two doubles teams to compete in the district tournament. Julia Ritchey, who was seeded third in the tournament, defeated a Westmont player in...

 

Dragon Soccer Showing Improvement

The Dragon soccer team continued through the season with three opponents throughout the week. The Dragons finished with one 4-1 victory at the beginning of the week against the Bishop Guilfoyle Marauders, and two 2-0 losses later in the week against...

 

Barreling Bowers

Northern Bedford's Aaron Bowers grinds out some yardage before being brought down by the Claysburg-Kimmel defense in first quarter action. Northern Bedford defeated C-K 44-21....

 

Lady Dragon Volleyball Plays In Nail-Biters

The Lady Dragon Volleyball team came out from a two-match week with one win and one loss. The Lady Dragons were defeated early in the week in a 3-0 loss to the Richland Lady Rams, but narrowly pulled out a 3-2 victory over the Bishop Carroll Lady...

 

Dragon Football Dominates Second Half Against Red Devils

Though wet and slippery conditions were in play, nothing could stop the Dragons’ offense from scoring in another blowout victory against the Central Cambria Red Devils. Even with a slow first half, the Dragons still came out on top with a 41-10 vic...

 

NB Volleyball Defeats C-K

In a match against Claysburg-Kimmel on Friday, Oct. 7, Northern Bedford volleyball won 3-0. NB's record is currently at 9-1. C-K's is at 5-4....

 
 By PHILIP CMOR    Sports    October 13, 2022

Central to See How Far They Have Come This Weekend

Since a 42-28 loss at Penn Cambria left defending PIAA Class 3A semifinalist Central at 1-2, the Scarlet Dragons have reeled off four straight wins and held three of their four opponents under 17 points. “I feel like we’ve improved a lot,” Drag...

 

Absolutely Airborne

Claysburg-Kimmel's Ethan Mauk (right) attempts to tackle Northern Bedford's Aaron Bowers from behind on Thursday, Oct. 6, at Hollidaysburg's Tiger Stadium....

 

Lady Dragon Tennis Go 50/50

The Lady Dragon Tennis team headed a two-match week with an away match against the Westmont Hilltop Lady Hilltoppers, coming up just short with a 3-2 loss. The second match of the week against the Richland Lady Rams ended with a 4-1 Dragon victory....

 

Dragon Soccer Fights On

The Central Dragon Boys Soccer team faced the Richland Rams in a home match last week. A long and hard-fought game left the Dragons just short of a win, ending in a two-point deficit with a final score of 3-1. The Dragons score remained at zero...

 

Weyant Winding Up

Claysburg's Elijah Weyant competed against Bellwood on Wednesday, Sept. 28, at the Sinking Valley Country Club....

 

Lady Dragons Undefeated

A three-game week for the undefeated Lady Dragon Soccer team nearly resulted in the first loss for the team. Early in the week, against the Bedford Lady Bisons, the Dragons barely squeaked out a 2-1 victory. The Dragons utterly destroyed the...

 

Central Crushes the Crushers

The Central Dragon Football team continued their winning streak this week with a display of dominance over the Bishop McCourt Crushers. A 55-21 victory over the Crushers propelled the Dragons to a...

 

Lady Dragon Volleyball Finds a Victory

The Lady Dragon Volleyball team faced three tough opponents throughout the week, including the Johnstown Lady Trojans, the Somerset Lady Eagles and the Bedford Lady Bisons. The Dragons were able to find victory against the Trojans with a 3-1...

 

Claysburg-Kimmel Volleyball at 4-7

Claysburg-Kimmel's Ava Dibert, right, goes up to block Chestnut Ridge's Grace Lazor Monday at Claysburg-Kimmel High School. The Lady Bulldogs lost 0-3. This puts the team's record at...

 

Small Game Season Coming Soon

Like some other outdoor writers, I'm unsure about how to approach writing a column about small-game hunting. Hunting for squirrels, rabbits, pheasants, and Pennsylvania's beleaguered grouse, which...

 
 By PHILIP CMOR    Sports    October 6, 2022

Clayburg-Kimmel, Northern Bedford Taking to the Turf

This hasn't been the kind of season of which the Claysburg-Kimmel High School football team dreamed. Since opening the year by beating Everett, the Bulldogs have dropped five in a row. "A big part of...

 

Kicking Off: Sosnowski a Highlight for Hollidaysburg

Between a brutal schedule and a wave of injuries, there hasn’t been a lot to cheer about yet this fall for the Hollidaysburg Area High School football team. The Golden Tigers are 0-5 halfway through the regular season. One thing Coach Homer...

 

Richland Defeats Central Soccer

Richland's Evan Beglin takes a shot on goal and scores on Central goalie Connor Biddle Monday. Central fell to Richland 3-1. The Dragon's record is now 2-6....

 

Lady Dragons Defeated by Marauders

\As the Lady Dragons continued through their season, they came to a roadblock last week when traveling to face the Bishop Guilfoyle Lady Marauders. The Dragons faced defeat in just three sets, losing...

 

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