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Williamsburg Sixth Grade Basketball Champs

Williamsburg recently won the Garver Memorial YMCA Sixth Grade Girls Basketball Championship. The team was comprised of the following players and coaches (from left): Front row: Grace Colbert, Lilli...

 

Slow Start Hurts Blue Pirates

A 13-point first-quarter deficit proved to be too much to overcome for the Williamsburg High School boys' basketball team on Friday, March 6. Up against District 9 runner-up Cameron County in the...

 

Wrestlers Compete at Hershey

Three Morrisons Cove-area wrestlers competed at the PIAA Class 2A Championships that were held March 5-7 at Hershey's Giant Center. Northern Bedford's Colby Imler and Ian Sherlock competed in the...

 

Preparations for Opener

Central High School's Jonah Snowberger (left) and Tyler Oakes prepare for the next drill during practice on Tuesday afternoon, March 10. The team is in its second week or practice preparing for its...

 

Dragon Wrestlers Compete at Sectionals

On Feb. 17 members of the Spring Cove Elementary team competed at the Area 2 section 4 qualifier for the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling (PJW) Championship. The top two in each age group and weight...

 

Swimmers Compete in Ohio

Four Cove-area swimmers participate on a competitive swim team at the Blair Regional YMCA, Hollidaysburg. Pictured are (from left): Front row: Jayse Snively, Alexys Tomlinson and Leah Shackley. Back...

 

The Sportsman's Corner

Last deer season, sportsmen and non-sportsmen alike were horrified by a video that appeared on social media showing two young men brutalizing a whitetail buck they had wounded. These 18- and...

 

Special Section on March 19

The Herald’s annual Spring Sports Preview section will appear in the March 19 edition. The special section will feature previews, photos and schedules for the four Cove-area high schools: Central, Claysburg-Kimmel, Northern Bedford and...

 

PGC Ex. Director Presents Report

On March 3, Game Commission Executive Director Bryan Burhans gave the House Game and Fisheries Committee a presentation on the Commission’s 2019 Annual Report highlighting, among other things, that the biggest threat wildlife continues to face is...

 

Eye on the Ball

Central's Jason Ferry works on his bunting skills during practice on Tuesday afternoon, March 10. The team is in its second week of practice, preparing for its season-opener on March 23 at Everett...

 

Williamsburg Wins 4th/5th Grade YMCA Title

Williamsburg won the Garver Memorial YMCA Fourth/Fifth Grade Girls' Basketball Championship. Team members were (from left): Coach Tracy Colbert, Grace Colbert, Vada Gorsuch, Raina Alexander, Katie...

 

7th- and 8th-Grade Girls Place First

The 7th- and 8th-Grade girls' basketball team dominated the Tussey Mountain tournament on Saturday, February 22, placing first Shown are (front row, from left): Eleanor Brubaker, Claire Carper, Megan...

 

BC Tops WHS for D-6 Title

The Williamsburg High School boys' basketball team has experienced a remarkable turnaround from 2018-19 to the present. The Blue Pirates won just three of their 22 games last season. Turn the page...

 

SC 8th Graders Win Tourney

The Spring Cove eighth-grade basketball team won the 51st annual Spring Cove Quarterback Club 8th Grade Basketball Tournament by defeating Tussey Mountain and Bedford in the preliminary rounds then...

 

NB Wrestlers Headed to States

Northern Bedford's Colby Imler (left) and Ian Sherlock will be competing at the PIAA Class 2A Wrestling Championships that get underway today, March 5, at the Hershey's Giant Center. Imer (29-8) will...

 

SC 9th Graders Finish 21-0

The Spring Cove A (ninth grade) team concluded a perfect 21-0 season. Team members were (from left): Front row: Mark Bettwy, Zach Oakes, Cameron Martz, Shalen Yingling, Kade Rhule, Troy Butler, Nick...

 

Garver Memorial Y Gymnasts Compete at ML Championships

The Garver Memorial YMCA Gymcatz gymnastics team competed at the Allegheny Mountain Gymnastics League Championships on Feb. 16. The championship meet was held at the Huntingdon Area High School and wa...

 

KEGLER'S KORNER

The Tuesday Afternoon Ladies' League standings for the week of Feb. 18 are: W L Groundhogs 19 5 Honey Badgers 18 6 Fillies 16 8 Teddy Bears 9.5 14.5 Coyotes 9.5 14.5 High scores: Team series: Honey...

 

WHS Blue Pirate Nation

The Blue Pirate Nation came out to support its team during the District 6 Class 1A boys' basketball championship game between Bishop Carroll Catholic and Williamsburg on Wednesday night, Feb. 26, at...

 

3 Wrestlers Hershey-Bound

Three wrestlers from the Morrisons Cove area have qualified for the PIAA Class 2A Wrestling Championships, which are scheduled to be held Thursday through Saturday, March 5-7, at Hershey. Northern...

 

Signing Day at CHS

Three seniors at Central High School signed with their respective colleges on Feb. 13 to continue their athletic-academic careers. Jenna Mock (left) will attend Juniata College, Huntingdon, to play...

 

Tyrone Rallies Past Dragons

After losing two lopsided games to Mountain League rival Tyrone during the regular season, the Central Dragons hoped the third time would be the charm in the opening round of the District 6 Class 4A...

 

PC Upsets Lady Dragons, 46-40

The 2019-2020 basketball season came to a surprising close last week when the third-seeded Central Lady Dragons were upset by sixth-seeded Penn Cambria in the opening round of the District 6 Class 3A...

 

Pirates Headed to States

A year after finishing the season 3-19, the Williamsburg boys' basketball team is headed to the PIAA Championships. The Blue Pirates (15-7) qualified for the PIAA Class 1A Championships with a 63-60...

 

Turkeyfoot Valley Runs Past NB

Northern Bedford looked good early, jumping out to as big of a lead as 14 in the second quarter before Turkeyfoot, behind scoring sensation Tanner Colflesh, rallied for a 93-64 playoff win over the Panthers in a District 5 Class 1A playoff opener on...

 

Curve Fest Slated for March 7 at PNG Field

The Altoona Curve will host Curve Fest, presented by Ravine, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, at Peoples Natural Gas Field. The event will mark the first chance for fans to purchase 2020 individual game tickets and will feature special ti...

 

All-PAC Football

Cam Norris, a junior at Saint Vincent College, Latrobe, was named to the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC) All-PAC football team for the 2019 season as a linebacker. He led his team in tackles...

 

The Sportsman's Corner

Five years ago, my friend Brady killed a buck that ran down the wrong side of the mountain after being hit with a shot that should have dropped him in his tracks. It took the two of us more than six...

 

ICC Jr. High Girls' Basketball Champs

The Williamsburg girls' junior high basketball team completed a perfect season on Saturday, Feb. 16, by capturing the Inter-County Conference title. The Junior Lady Pirates (19-0) defeated previously...

 

ICC Jr. High Boys' Basketball Champs

The Northern Bedford boys' junior high basketball team completed a perfect season on Saturday, Feb. 16, by capturing the Inter-County Conference title. The Junior Panthers (22-0), winners of the ICC...

 

Lady Pirates Earn 6th Seed in D-6 Playoffs

The Williamsburg High School girls’ basketball team was unable to overcome a 10-point deficit after the first quarter during its 38-32 setback to visiting Mount Union on Feb. 3. Krista Simpson’s eight points paced the Lady Blue Pirates. Jayla Woo...

 

The Sportsman's Corner

Spotlighting deer is a nice way to spend an early evening. You attach a spotlight's cord to the electrical socket that once held a cigarette lighter. Then you drive around rural roads and shine the...

 

KEGLER'S KORNER

The Tuesday Afternoon Ladies' League standings for the week of Feb. 4 are: W L Fillies 14 2 Honey Badgers 11 5 Groundhogs 11 5 Coyotes 7 9 Teddy Bears 5 11 High scores: Team series: Fillies 932 Team...

 

Gymnasts Qualify for States

Five Central High School gymnasts have qualified for the PA Classic High School State Championships. The PA Classic will be held on Feb. 22 at Moon Area High School in Pittsburgh. Gymnasts must...

 

Eight Area Wrestlers Qualify for Regionals

Eight wrestlers from the Morrisons Cove area have qualified for this weekend's Southwest Regional Class 2A Tournament at the Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Northern Bedford will send four...

 

– – High School Basketball Roundup – –

WHS BOYS The Williamsburg High School boys’ basketball team saw its four-game winning streak come to an end on Feb. 4, as the host Mount Union Trojans scored a 74-61 victory. Lambert Palmer led the Blue Pirates in scoring with 18. Josiah Dowey...

 

Williamsburg Girls' Basketball Action

Williamsburg girls' basketball faced Bellwood-Antis on Monday, Feb. 10. B-A won, 79-43....

 

C-K's 1,000-Point Scorers

Claysburg-Kimmel High School seniors Megan Hartman and Kyle Glass each surpassed the 1,000-point plateau this season. Hartman became the 13th Lady Bulldog in school history to score at least 1,000...

 

CHS Grapplers Earn 6 Wins

It was a busy week for the Central wrestlers as they had a pair of dual meets and also participated with five other teams in the Claysburg Duals. CHS 48, C-K 29 The Dragons hosted Claysburg-Kimmel on...

 

NB Wrestlers Fall in Semi's

The Northern Bedford High School wrestling team was handed just its fourth defeat of the season on Jan. 28, as the Black Panthers were defeated 51-24 by visiting North Star. The Black Panthers earned two decisions, one fall and won two by forfeit....

 

Bulldogs Earn 2nd Wrestling 'W'

The Claysburg-Kimmel wrestling team picked up its second victory of the season during the Claysburg Duals on Saturday, Feb. 8. The Bulldogs were victorious in one of their five duals meets on the day. In Round 1 against Juniata Valley, C-K was dealt...

 

C-K's Glass Hits 1,000 Career Points

Kyle Glass became just the sixth boys’ basketball player at Claysburg-Kimmel to reach 1,000 points for their career on Feb. 4. Glass surpassed the 1,000-point mark as he pumped in 23 points during the Bulldogs’ 62-52 home victory against...

 

CHS Finishes Third in League

The Central Dragons lost their final two Mountain League games of the season last week, dropping their record to 14-8 on the season. Central finished the year in third place in the league with a 9-5...

 

Central Girls Defeat Brookville

The Central Lady Dragons split two games last week, defeating Brookville in a non-league game before falling against league rival Tyrone. The split gave CHS a 15-5 record. CHS 42, Brookeville 38 On Feb. 3, the Dragons visited Brookville, won the...

 

Lady Bulldogs Rally Past Glendale

The Claysburg-Kimmel High School girls’ basketball team had three players score in double figures during a 63-51 come-from-behind win at Glendale on Feb. 3. Trailing 27-25 at halftime, C-K outscored Glendale 38-24 in the second half. Bailey Garver...

 

The Sportsman's Corner

I hope sportsmen reading this column have been preparing for Valentine's Day. Most of us should come up with a card for our wives. Many of us might visit a florist and bring home a bouquet of...

 

NBC Boys Slip to 8-13 Overall

Northern Bedford dug its way out of a 23-5 first-quarter deficit for a wild come-from-behind 77-68 win at home versus McConnellsburg on Feb. 3. The Panthers trailed by 14, at 46-32 at the half, before outscoring the visiting Spartans 45-22 in the...

 

NBC Rally Comes Up Short on Road

Despite a furious fourth-quarter rally, Northern Bedford came up on the short end of a 39-33 loss at McConnellsburg on Feb. 4 in girls’ high school basketball action. The Lady Panthers outscored the Lady Spartans 15-4 in the fourth quarter, but it...

 

CHS Girls Battling Tyrone for Title

The Central Lady Dragons won a pair of Mountain League games last week to raise their league record to 11-1. The Dragons trail Tyrone by a single game and will match up with them on Friday, Feb. 7....

 

Lady Panthers Fall to Southern, Everett

Northern Bedford battled in the first half but succumbed to homestanding Southern Fulton on Jan. 27, 51-20, in high school girls’ basketball action. The Lady Panthers battled the Lady Indians and were down just 21-15 at halftime. However, the Lady...

 

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