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High School Softball Roundup

CENTRAL On May 6, the Lady Dragons traveled to Cresson and returned with an 11-3 victory over Penn Cambria (9-5). The Lady Dragons exploded for seven runs in the final three innings to break open the game. Dylan Claycomb was the winning pitcher for...

 

State's Migratory Game Bird Seasons Set

Pennsylvania’s 2019-20 migratory game bird seasons have been set. Annual migratory game bird seasons are selected by states from frameworks established by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). Game Commission selections were made after...

 

Region Champion

Ellen Kennedy, a member of Uzelac Gymnastics, competed at Nationals in the Level 9 Junior Olympic Eastern Championships in Kissimmee, Florida, on May 11 and 12. She got fourth place on the vault and 16th place all around, finishing first in her...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    May 23, 2019

Sportsman's Corner

Wednesday, May 1, was the fourth day of this year’s gobbler season. I had accompanied my son, Bob, on the windy opening morning and had helped turn around a 21-pound gobbler with a 10-inch beard that he shot. On Tuesday morning, I had been bested...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    May 16, 2019

The Sportsman's Corner

Spring gobbler hunters are reluctant to give up spots where they hunt. After all, it's tough enough to tag a tom without having large numbers of other hunters trying to call to a gobbler you are...

 

High School Track and Field Roundup

The Northern Bedford boys’ track and field squad finished fourth in the 70th annual West Central Coaches Meet held on May 3 at Windber Stadium. Ian Zimmerman paced the Panthers with a three-win, MVP performance. Zimmerman won the 800-meter run in...

 

High School Baseball Roundup

Central Everett 6, CHS 4 On April 29, Everett visited Central and left on the short side of a 6-4 final score. Jason Ferry was the winning pitcher as he struck out three and walked four. Jacob Eberlin picked up the save with two strikeouts and two...

 

McCoy's Wins League Title

McCoy's Lawn & Garden recently won the Blair Regional YMCA first- and second-grade basketball league with an 11-1 record. Members of the team were (from left): First row: Khloe Detwiler, Ava...

 

CHS Spikers Fall to BG, 'Cats

The Central Dragon volleyball team dropped a pair of contests last week, lowering its record to 0-12 on the season. BG 3, CHS 0 On May 7, the team traveled to Bishop Guilfoyle and fell in three sets 25-19, 25-13, 25-7. Huntingdon 3, CHS 0 On May 9,...

 

SC Wins Mt. League Tournament

The Spring Cove junior high softball team, coached by Wade Heuston, took first place at the Mountain League Junior High Softball Tournament on Saturday, April 27, at State College. The team went...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    May 9, 2019

The Sportsman's Corner

Like this year's spring weather, last spring's was generally not proper for effective fly-fishing for trout. However, when weather and water conditions were appropriate, I hit the water with mixed...

 

High School Softball Report

The Central Lady Dragon softball team won two of its three games last week, raising its record to 9-6 on the season. CHS 19, Huntingdon 3 On April 29, Central traveled to Huntingdon (1-9) and pummeled the Lady Bearcats 19-3 in five innings. Central...

 

Spring Cove Youth Baseball

The Major League standings as of May 5 are: W L Cure FA 3 0 Ritchey’s Dairy 2 0 Cove Lumber 1 2 True Value 2 2 Home Care 0 4 Scores: Cure FA 14, Cove Lumber 2 Cove Lumber 3, Home Care 2 Cure FA 5, True Value 4 Ritchey’s Dairy 14, True Value 2...

 

3 Area Gymnasts at Nationals

Uzelac Gymnastics, which has facilities in Duncansville and Johnstown, has announced that three gymnasts will represent Pennsylvania on the national level. Ellen Kennedy of East Freedom and Malia...

 

Hunter Takes Deer in Ohio; Wins First Place at Expo

Chuck Yoder of Brevard, North Carolina, who is married to the former Jamie Harker of Martinsburg, shot this 19-point deer with archery while hunting in Adams County, Ohio, on Nov. 7, 2018. Yoder then...

 

5K/2-Mile Walk Set for May 18 in W-burg

A 5K race/2-mile walk will be held on Saturday, May 18, at the Lower Trail in Williamsburg. The event will start at 9 a.m. and will be sponsored by the Williamsburg Community High School Careers in Health Club. Prizes will be awarded. Participants...

 

Cubs Fan Wins Curve Tickets

Jeremy Shaw of East Freedom was selected to receive four tickets through the Herald's ticket giveaway to see the Altoona Curve battle the Erie SeaWolves at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 10, at Peoples...

 

Busy Week for NB Track, Field

Northern Bedford’s boys’ track and field squad improved to 8-2 overall with home wins over Williamsburg, 114-1/2 to 28-1/2, and Juniata Valley 93-56 on April 22. Ian Zimmerman once again starred for the Panthers, winning four events. The...

 

Frederick's Bat, Arm Aid WHS

The Williamsburg softball team improved to 6-5 on the season after winning two of three games during the past week. Mo Valley 5, WHS 4 The host Damsels held off Williamsburg for a 5-4 win on April...

 

Lady Bulldogs Win 10th of Season

Two more victories during the past week pushed the Claysburg-Kimmel softball team to 10-2 on the season. C-K 9, Portage 4 The Lady Bulldogs earned a 9-4, come-from-behind victory over visiting Portage on April 22. Trailing 4-1, C-K scored once in...

 

NB Defeats Forbes Road, Mc-Burg

The Northern Bedford softball team won two of three games during the past week, improving its record to 7-4 on the season. B-A 4, NB 1 At Bellwood-Antis on April 22, the Lady Blue Devils broke a 1-1 tie with two runs in the third and one in the...

 

Furious Rally Lifts CKHS by MU

The Claysburg-Kimmel baseball team improved to 8-6 overall following two victories during the past week. C-K 9, Mt. Union 8 Trailing 8-0 heading into the last of the seventh inning against visiting Mount Union on April 23, the Bulldogs strung...

 

Panthers Blank McConnellsburg

Northern Bedford dropped two of three games in the past two weeks in high school baseball action. The Panthers slipped to 4-6 through their first 10 games. Everett 5, NB 0 At home on April 16, Northern Bedford was shut out 5-0 by Everett. The...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    May 2, 2019

The Sportsman's Corner

By May 12 last spring, the score with spring turkeys was gobblers – 12, me – 0. That Saturday I had my son, Bob, with me. We set up on a knob where I’d been hearing a gobbler. I hoped that Bob could turn the tables on him. However, the woods...

 

Dragons' Struggles Continue in Baseball

It turned out to be another tough week for the Central Dragon baseball team. The Dragons fell to Bellwood-Antis in a non-league game before losing to both Bald Eagle Area and Bellefonte in Mountain League action. B-A 6, CHS 3 Central got solid...

 

CHS Spikers Lose Twice

The Central Dragon volleyball team dropped a pair of home contests last week. Forest Hill 3, CHS 1 On April 23, Forest Hills left Martinsburg with a 25-17, 14-25, 25-11, 26-24 victory. Sam Moyer registered 19 service points to pace the Central server...

 

'Solid Week Overall' for CHS Softball Team

The Central Lady Dragons won two of their three Mountain Conference games last week, improving their record to 7-5 on the season. The girls sandwiched victories over Tyrone and Bellefonte around a loss to Bald Eagle Area. CHS 2, Tyrone 1 On April...

 

Dragons Dominate Pirates in Track, Field

The Central Dragon boys’ track and field team defeated Williamsburg 108.5-31.5 on April 25, winning 13 of the 17 contested events. Colby Liebal was a double winner, taking the 100- (11.7) and 200-meter (24.0) sprints while also contributing to two...

 

Karate Tournament Winners

Several students from Hoover Martial Arts Center in Martinsburg recently won awards at the Keystone Classics karate tournament in Altoona. Award winners were (from left): Jabon Butler, Alex Wolf,...

 

Board to Study Deer Opener

Members of the Pennsylvania Board of Game Commissioners met last week with state House of Representatives Game and Fisheries Committee Majority Chairman Keith Gillespie (R-York) and Minority Chairman Bill Kortz (D-Allegheny) to discuss the Saturday...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    April 25, 2019

The Sportsman's Corner

For several years on the opening day of gobbler season, my son, Bob, killed toms in the same woodlot. During my early scouting excursions last spring, it appeared that Bob might be able to repeat his...

 

CKHS Softball Has 8 Wins to 2 Losses

Claysburg-Kimmel won three of four during the past week in high school softball action. The Lady Bulldogs were 8-2 through their first 10 games. C-K 6, B-A 4 At B-A on April 16, C-K rallied for a 6-4 victory. C-K led 3-1, before B-A scored three...

 

Lady Pirates 4-4 On Softball Field

Williamsburg lost two of three during the past week in high school softball action. The Lady Pirates were 4-4 through their first eight games. West Branch 2, WHS 1 At Williamsburg on April 16, West Branch earned a 2-1 victory. Runs in the third and...

 

Defense Dooms Lady Dragons in 2 Defeats

The Central Lady Dragon softball team lost two tough Mountain Conference games last week, dropping its record to 5-4 on the season. Clearfield 4, CHS 1 Homestanding Clearfield scored once in the second inning and added three in the third. That’s...

 

Two Defeats Send NBC Softball to 5-3 on Year

Northern Bedford dropped its two games in the past week in high school softball action. The two setbacks dropped the Lady Panthers to 5-3 overall. Everett 14, NB 4 (5) At Northern Bedford on April 16, Everett broke open a tight game with seven runs...

 

C-K Baseball Team Falls to .500 Mark

Claysburg-Kimmel lost two of three during the past week in high school baseball action. The Bulldogs were 6-6 through their first 12 games. B-A 13, C-K 1 At C-K on April 16, Bellwood-Antis scored seven runs in the sixth en route to a 13-1, six-inning...

 

Lack of Hits Hurts CHS in 2 Setbacks

It turned out to be a tough week for the 7-5 Central Dragons baseball team as they fell twice on the road in Mountain League games. After losing a tight 4-0 pitchers’ dual to Tyrone, the Dragons were pummeled at Penns Valley 17-2. Tyrone 4, CHS 0...

 

First 'W' Elusive for CHS Boys' Volleyball Squad

The Central volleyball team continues to search for its first victory of the season after a pair of losses last week Huntingdon 3, CHS 0 The Bearcats prevailed in straight sets by scores of 25-22, 25-20, 25-21. Alex Barnes led Central with eight...

 

CHS Track, Field Teams Have 'Solid Showings'

The Central Dragon boys’ track and Field team lost a pair of events against Mountain Conference foes Tyrone and Bellefonte last week. Central fell to Tyrone 75.5-74.5 and to Bellefonte 95.5-54.5. Josh Biesinger paced the Dragons with a pair of...

 

NBC Track, Field Teams Knock Off S. Huntingdon

Northern Bedford’s girls’ track and field team improved to 3-5 overall with a 93-57 win over Southern Huntingdon on April 17. The Lady Panthers fell to league leading Southern Fulton 98-52. Denae Hershberger was a double winner for NB, taking...

 

Small Fisherman, Big Fish

Owen Black, 2, of Williamsburg, is the son of Corey and Nichole Black. Here, he shows off the fish he caught with his brother Austin and his father last Saturday during Youth Mentoring Day in the...

 

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...

 

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