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NB Lady Panthers Lose Twice

Northern Bedford’s girls’ basketball team came out of halftime in a flurry on Monday night, Jan. 14, in a home game against Fannett-Metal. The Lady Panthers had not played well in the first half and trailed 26-13 at the half. “The girls knew I...

 

NB Boys Fall to 1-12 on Season

Northern Bedford’s boys’ basketball team dropped to 1-11 overall as a result of a 63-59 loss at Fannett-Metal on Tuesday evening, Jan. 15. The Panthers fell behind early and trailed by as much as 53-43 with six minutes remaining in the game. The...

 

CHS Grapplers Fall to P-burg

The Central Dragon grapplers (4-8) hosted Philipsburg-Osceola (now 7-5) last Thursday, Jan. 17, in a Mountain League dual meet and fell short 60-15. Three Dragons were victorious including two by fall. Zach Parks, wrestling at 170 pounds, had a...

 

Liftoff

Central freshman Parker Gregg (41) drives in for a layup and gets fouled against Penns Valley in junior varsity action on Friday, Jan. 18. The Rams edged the Dragons 50-47....

 

Scoring Droughts Hurt Pirates

The Williamsburg High School boys’ basketball team, outscored 20-3 in the fourth quarter, suffered a 72-45 loss at West Branch on Jan. 14. The Blue Pirates were behind 52-45 entering the final frame. Jake Hileman paced Williamsburg with 12 points,...

 

Forfeits Help NB Wrestlers Defeat Claysburg-Kimmel

The Northern Bedford High School wrestling team took advantage of five wins via forfeit en route to a 36-30 victory at Claysburg-Kimmel on Jan. 17. Black Panthers who won by forfeit were Austin Mowry (170 pounds), Alex Fouse (182), Luke Welsh (195)...

 

Free-Throw Contest Jan. 26

The Tyrone Elks has rescheduled its annual Hoop Shoot Contest for Saturday, Jan. 26 at the Bellwood-Antis High School gym. Registration and time to warm up will start at 4 p.m. The contest will begin at 4:30 p.m. This free-throw competition is open...

 

Racers Recognized with Awards

Three area racers were recently recognized at the 54th annual Area Racing Club of Hagerstown (ARCH) Awards banquet on Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Hagerstown Elks Lodge. Nick Bechtel (left, top sid...

 

Northern Bedford Free-Throw Winners

Northern Bedford held its annual Free-Throw Contest Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Northern Bedford County Elementary School. There were 50 participants for the competition. There were boys and girls...

 

Panthers Earn Initial Victory of Campaign

Northern Bedford took an early lead and held on throughout to get their first win of the season, a 60-59 home victory over McConnellsburg on Monday night. NB took the lead in the first half and led 48-42 entering the fourth period. NB held off...

 

Dragons Improve Record to 10-1

The Central Dragon basketball team raised its record to 10-1 on the season with a pair of Mountain League wins last week. On Wednesday, Jan. 9, the Dragons defeated Philipsburg-Osceola and on Friday, Jan. 11, Clearfield. Both games were on the road....

 

Lady Panthers Drop Close One at McConnellsburg

Northern Bedford fought from behind the entire game in dropping a close 44-40 decision at McConnellsburg last Tuesday evening. The Lady Panthers, trailing by single digits throughout, tied the game at 39-all on two Ariel Reed free throws....

 

WB Knocks Off NB Panthers

The Northern Bedford High School wrestling team managed just five victories during its 40-28 loss to visiting West Branch on Jan. 8. Ian Sherlock, Austin Mowry and Jay Ebersole earned falls at 145, 170 and 220 pounds, respectively, for the Black...

 

Central Wrestlers Come Up Short Against Huntingdon

The Central wrestling team hosted a powerful Huntingdon squad last Thursday, Jan. 10, and came up short 60-15. Four Dragons recorded victories which included three decisions and one fall. Alex Bowman got the Dragons off to a great start at 113...

 

Lady Bulldogs Now 8-1

The Claysburg-Kimmel High School girls’ basketball team outscored Glendale 59-28 on Friday, Jan. 11, for its sixth consecutive victory. Host C-K (8-1) stormed out to a 26-7 lead after one quarter and stretched it to 36-10 at halftime. The Lady...

 

Sportsman's Corner: Aging Gracefully

A retired teacher, I occasionally run into former students. Sometimes one of them might say to me, “Well, Tate, you look the same. You don’t look any older.” I often reply, “Thank you, but that probably means I looked pretty bad when I had yo...

 

Area Wrestlers Place at Kentucky

Area wrestlers participated in an individual tournament on Jan. 4 at Louisville, Kentucky. Pictured in the top photo (from left) are: Blair Miller, third place (Spring Cove); James Fisher, seventh...

 

Lady Pirates Top Glendale, Fall to St. Joe's, Mt. Union

The Williamsburg High School girls’ basketball team won its fourth game of the season on Jan. 8, edging visiting Glendale 43-39. Williamsburg led 11-4 after the first quarter, only to see Glendale pull to within 20-19 at halftime. The Lady Pirates...

 

Lady Dragons Split Pair of League Games

Playing without their starting point guard – Jenna Mock – then Central Lady Dragons managed to split a pair of Mountain League contests. Central defeated Philipsburg (now 5-4) but fell to Clearfield. Last Tuesday, Jan. 8, at Philipsburg-Osceola,...

 

WHS Boys Drop 3 Games

A 38-point second quarter propelled St. Joseph’s Catholic Academy to a 76-42 victory over visiting Williamsburg on Jan. 9. Josiah Dowey led Williamsburg with 13 points. Lambert Palmer added 11 points and six rebounds. Shane Brantner had eight rebou...

 

Bulldogs Top NBC Panthers

The Claysburg-Kimmel High School boys’ basketball team rode a 36-17 second-half run to a 67-42 victory over visiting Northern Bedford on Jan. 9. Four players scored in double figures for C-K, led by Kyle Glass (two 3-pointers) and Landan Bauman...

 

Bulldogs Lose Twice on Mat

The Claysburg-Kimmel High School wrestling team was forced to forfeit six weight classes during a 54-26 loss at Tussey Mountain on Jan. 8. The Titans also earned three falls in the victory. Hunter Dively and Zach Claycomb earned falls at 126 and 132...

 

CHS Celebrates 'Pink Night'

It was a tough week for the Central Lady Dragons as they dropped three non-league games and saw their record fall to 3-6 on the season. Marion Center 45, CHS 41 On Jan. 2, the team traveled to Marion...

 

Tussey Claws Lady Panthers On B-ball Court

Tussey Mountain jumped out to a 17-7 first-quarter lead en route to a 61-30 thrashing of Northern Bedford last Wednesday evening, Jan. 2, in high school girls’ basketball action. The visiting Lady Titans held a 37-19 halftime lead against the Lady...

 

The Sportsman's Corner: Money Needs

For several years now, we have been bombarded with information about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) and how it is negatively influencing Pennsylvania's deer. The Pennsylvania Game Commission (PGC) has...

 

KEGLER'S KORNER

The Monday Mixed League standings for the week of Dec. 10 are: W L Custom Works 173.5 60.5 James Drug Store 165.5 68.5 Hometown Mar. 141 93 Over's 131 103 Hinish & Assoc. 122 112 Aquaman 120 114...

 

CHS Tops Tussey; Raises Record to 8-1

The Central Dragons improved their record to a stellar 8-1 with a solid non-league win over Tussey Mountain at Penn State Altoona on Jan. 2. The Dragons returned to Mountain League action on Jan. 9 with a trip to Philipsburg-Osceola followed by a...

 

Northern Bedford Boys Falter In Loss at Tussey

Northern Bedford played some of its best basketball of the year but unfortunately it was only for a half last Friday night, Jan. 4, at Tussey Mountain in boys’ action. A big second half elevated Tussey to a 77-48 Inter-County Conference South win....

 

Lady Bulldogs Win Twice; 7-1 on Season

The Claysburg-Kimmel High School girls’ basketball team is off to a 7-1 start following victories over Mount Union and Marion Center during the past week. C-K 58, Mount Union 34 At Claysburg-Kimmel on Jan. 4, the Lady Bulldogs jumped out to a...

 

C-K Tops United on Mat, 42-24

The Claysburg-Kimmel High School wrestling team earned five falls and two victories via forfeit en route to a 42-24 win against visiting United on Jan. 3. Bulldogs who had falls during the victory were Hunter Dively (126), Zach Claycomb (132), Cade...

 

Hornets Sting Blue Pirates

Juniata Valley scored at least 20 points in each of the four quarters during its 91-49 victory at Williamsburg on Jan. 3 in high school boys’ basketball action. The Green Hornets led 21-15 after one quarter and 41-30 at the break. Juniata Valley...

 

Titans Wrestle Past Panthers

The Northern Bedford High School wrestling team dropped a 58-18 decision to visiting Tussey Mountain on Jan. 3. The Titans earned six falls, won three via forfeit and one by major decision. NB’s Austin Mowry (170) and Alex Fouse (195) pinned their...

 

Juniata Valley Tops WHS Girls

The Williamsburg High School girls’ basketball team slipped to 3-5 on the season following an 76-21 setback at Juniata Valley on Jan. 4. Juniata Valley held Williamsburg to single-digit scoring in all four quarters while rolling up 31 points in...

 

Central Wrestlers Win 3 at Everett Duals

After a tough Mountain League loss to visiting Bellefonte on Jan. 3, the Central High grapplers defeated three of their five opponents at the Bloody Run Duals at Everett on Jan. 5. Michael Fowkes, wrestling at 182 pounds, started the Jan. 3 action...

 

PGC: Seedling Sales Underway Online

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 2019 seedling order form is...

 

US Fly-Fishing Team Member

Chase Kreider, a junior at Central High School, has been named to the USA Youth Fly Fishing Team Inc., State College. The mission of the United States Youth Fly Fishing Team is to develop the highest...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    January 3, 2019

Annual Report for 2018

More than 70 inches of rain – officially. For months, it seemed as though we could not get more than two or three consecutive days of sunshine before things clouded up and the heavens let loose...

 

C-K Girls Win Own Tournament

The Claysburg-Kimmel High School girls’ basketball team captured the championship of the C&S Family Markets Holiday Hoops Tournament held Dec. 28-29 at C-K High School. The Lady Bulldogs defeated Chestnut Ridge 29 in the opening round on Dec. 28...

 

CHS Wins WHS Tourney, Again

The Central Dragon basketball team continued its inspired play with the championship at the Williamsburg Holiday Tournament on Dec. 28-29. The Dragons defeated the host Blue Pirates in the opening round before outlasting Philipsburg-Osceola in the...

 

Bulldogs Take 3rd at C&S Tourn.

The Claysburg-Kimmel High School boys’ basketball team placed third at C&S Family Markets Holiday Hoops Tournament held Dec. 28-29 at C-K High School. The Bulldogs improved to 5-3 on the season. Ridge 63, C-K 55 The second quarter spelled trouble...

 

Lady Pirates 2nd, NBC 4th At Williamsburg Tourney

The Williamsburg High School girls’ basketball team finished second at the 2018 Lady Pirates Holiday Tournament held Dec. 26-27. The Lady Pirates improved their overall record to 3-4 following a victory over Northern Bedford in the first round on D...

 

Dragons Wrestle Past C-K

The Central Dragon wrestlers recorded their first win of the season on Dec. 27, defeating Claysburg 45-27. Central took advantage of six forfeits, as well as a decision and a fall. After forfeit victories by Ben and Jacob Detwiler, Michael Fowkes...

 

Forfeits Hurt C-K Wrestlers

Mount Union earned a 42-34 victory over Claysburg-Kimmel in high school wrestling action on Dec. 27. Cooper Lingenfelter (220), Hunter Dively (126), Cade Keithley (145) and Levi Brown (152) earned falls for the Bulldogs. Kobe Harr won by major...

 

Free-Throw Contest Jan. 12

The Tyrone Elks will hold its 48th annual Hoop Shoot Contest on Saturday, Jan. 12, at the Bellwood-Antis Middle School gym. Registration and time to warm up will start at 4 p.m. and the contest will begin at 4:30 p.m. This free-throw competition is...

 

Dragons Suffer First Setback

The Central Dragon basketball team improved its record to 5-0 with two wins early last week. The Dragons won at Chestnut Ridge and Bellefonte on consecutive nights. The Dragons suffered their first...

 

Fly Tying Time Again

Now that the dead of winter is about to set in, most sportsmen are looking for ways to put in their time. Some will do a little trapping, rabbit hunting, or cross-country skiing; but most will hole...

 

NBC Boys Drop to 0-5 on Year

Northern Bedford dropped a 40-39 decision at Forbes Road Tuesday night, Dec. 18. The Panthers, down 26-24 at the half, surged in the third quarter and took a 35-32 lead. Unfortunately, the Panthers offense left them in the fourth quarter as they...

 

NBC Girls Drop to 1-4 on Year

Northern Bedford’s girls’ basketball squad got its first win of the season Monday night, Dec. 17, in a 39-30 victory over visiting Forbes Road. The Lady Panthers had to weather the storm in the fourth quarter from the pesky Lady Cardinals who...

 

Central Wrestlers Fall to Strong Bald Eagle Team

The Central Dragon wrestlers traveled to Bald Eagle Area last Thursday, Dec. 20, and fell to a strong BEA squad 60-18. Ian Couch, wrestling at 126, had a 4-1 decision for Central, while Brandon Holsinger (132) also won by a 9-7 decision. Logan Marko...

 

Central Girls Even Mark at 3-3

The Central Lady Dragons split a pair of Mountain League contests last week. Both games were played away from home. The Lady Dragons’ record remains even at 3-3. On Wednesday, Dec. 19, Central traveled to Bellefonte (now 3-2) and returned with a th...

 

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