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Panthers End Losing Streak

The Northern Bedford County High School boys’ soccer team snapped a 23-game losing streak Sept. 10 with a 4-1 victory at Forbes Road. Collin Yeatts scored two goals and had an assist for the Black Panthers. Teammates Evan Coffey scored two goals...

 

C-K Takes On Glendale Friday in a Battle of 3-1 Squads

As the high school football season reaches the midway point this weekend, District 6 Class 1A has a number of teams fighting for a spot in the postseason. Among those teams are Claysburg-Kimmel (3-1)...

 

Late TD Lifts Clearfield Past Dragons

The 2-0 Central Scarlet Dragons hosted 2-0 Clearfield in an early-season Mountain League showdown Friday, Sept. 6, at the Roaring Spring Athletic Field. In an entertaining game that wasn't decided...

 

NB Defense Stellar in 47-6 Rout at Mo Valley

Northern Bedford’s defense paved the way for a 47-6 rout over the Moshannon Valley Black Knights on the road last Friday night, Sept. 6. NB held Mo Valley standout running back Joe Bacher to just 25 yards and did not give up as much as a first...

 

The Sportsman's Corner

Late one evening I was slouched on the lazy-boy in my fly-tying room, reading one of the novels I have spent much of my time with since retiring. After all, television programming is so putrid that...

 

Correction

A “Sportsman’s Corner” column by Richard Tate published on Page A-7 in the Sept. 5, 2019, edition of the Morrisons Cove Herald contained an inaccurate statement. Dr. Frank O. Bastian, an American medical doctor and neuropathologist, who...

 

Soccer Roundup

NB Boys The Northern Bedford boys’ soccer team opened its season Aug. 30 with a 4-1 setback to visiting Conestoga Christian. With his team trailing 4-0, Evan Coffey scored the Black Panthers’ first goal of the season. Levi Weidemann assisted on...

 

Cross-Country Roundup

NB Squads The Northern Bedford cross-country teams opened their season Aug. 31 at the Bear Mountain River Run at Lock Haven University. The boys' team, led by Ian Zimmerman and Ian Sherlock, placed...

 

Volleyball Roundup

Northern Bedford Northern Bedford’s volleyball team opened the season with a 3-1 home loss to McConnellsburg Sept. 3. The young and inexperienced Lady Panthers did show some mettle, battling the Lady Spartans all night long and coming from behind...

 

Northern Bedford v. Tussey 'Backyard Brawl' Set for Friday in Saxton

The communities in the Northern Bedford and Tussey Mountain school districts are buzzing with excitement in preparation for Friday night's "Backyard Brawl." Tussey Mountain and Northern Bedford – th...

 

Passing Game Propels C-K Past WHS

A week after scoring just six points in a 42-point loss to Tussey Mountain, Claysburg-Kimmel showed its fans what it is capable of Friday night, Aug. 30, at Williamsburg. The Bulldogs racked up 596 ya...

 

Panthers' Fast Start Blasts Rockets, 41-20

Northern Bedford coach Garry Black has a lot of weapons in his arsenal with this season’s Black Panther football squad. That arsenal, which included a lot of speed and electrifying plays, was on full display last Thursday night, Aug. 29, at...

 

USP Backing Bastian

Dr. Frank Bastian, formerly of the Louisiana State University (LSU), has promoted a theory since about 2003 that Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) is caused by spiroplasma bacteria. Nearly every other...

 

Central Tennis Team Tops Tyrone, Windber

The Central Lady Dragon tennis team opened the 2019 season with two scheduled non-league matches and one in the Mountain Conference. The Lady Dragons were defeated by Altoona, victorious over Tyrone and had their match with Hollidaysburg stopped due...

 

Last-Second TD Lifts Central to Victory at Tyrone

When you first don’t succeed, try again. The Central football team found itself in that scenario Friday night, Aug. 30, at Tyrone’s Gray-Vets Memorial Field. On third down in the wanning seconds of the game and with his team trailing 7-6,...

 

Mason Baker Leading Central Dragon Golfers

The Central Dragon golf team got off to a great start with a solid victory over homestanding Everett Aug. 19. The Dragons won by a 358-371 score. Mason Baker was the medalist of the day as he finished with a score of 79. Jonah Snowberger followed...

 

Third Annual Wild Pheasant Hunt Planned

Thirty-eight junior hunters drawn by lottery soon will experience the thrill of seeing a wild pheasant rooster pounding skyward while having the special opportunity to harvest it. The Pennsylvania Game Commission today announced the application...

 

Dragons Begin Year with Win v. NBC

It was a great season opener for the Central Scarlet Dragon football team last Friday, Aug. 23, as it hosted neighboring Northern Bedford at the Roaring Spring Athletic Field. Central jumped out to a...

 

Turnovers Costly in Blue Pirates' Defeat

Turnovers played a key role in Williamsburg’s season opener in high school football Aug. 23. Playing their first game under new head coach Ryan Hileman, Blue Pirates turned the ball over five times while dropping a 26-14 decision to visiting...

 

C-K Shows Character In Loss to Tussey Mt.

The high school football season opener against Tussey Mountain Aug. 23 did not go as planned for Claysburg-Kimmel, but the Bulldog coaching staff discussed character following their 48-6 defeat. “Reflecting on last week’s game, we really learned...

 

The Sportsman's Corner

Early mornings during the spring are noisy. Both resident and migratory songbirds are singing to claim territories and to attract mates. This is not always melodious singing: There is much dissonance...

 

Hurricanes Win Cove Tournament

The Hurricanes beat Winning Edge, Blaze and Cove Fire teams to take first place in the Cove Classic Softball Tournament held Aug. 17-18 at the Spring Cove softball fields, Roaring Spring. Team...

 

Managed Dove Fields Ready for Opener

When mourning dove season opens Sept. 2, hunters can experience some fast-unfolding action at managed dove fields across the state. Last year, the Pennsylvania Game Commission changed regulations to allow manipulating crops to attract doves to...

 
 By Brian Hess    Sports    August 29, 2019

Claysburg-Kimmel, Williamsburg Each Seeking First Win

Week 2 of the high school football season features an Inter-County Conference matchup between two Cove-area schools each looking for their first win. Williamsburg will play host to Claysburg-Kimmel at...

 

Williamsburg's New Varsity Football Coach 'Comes Home'

Football is like life – it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority. – Vince Lombardi, Second-winningest NFL coach Thirty-four Williamsburg...

 

The Sportsman's Corner

When I was a lot younger, I was a moderately enthusiastic night fisherman. I liked to arrive at a familiar section of stream at the edge of dark; and when the first star appeared, I made my first...

 

Angler Reels in 70-Pound Marlin

Brandon Dick-Giordano of Roaring Spring participated in the White Marlin Open (fishing tournament in Ocean City, Md.) earlier this month. Dick-Giordano caught a 70-pound white marlin (side photo)...

 

PGC, U. Penn Vet Partner to Protect Wildlife in Pennsylvania

White-nose syndrome has killed 99 percent of most cave-bat species. Chronic wasting disease continues to spread to new parts of Pennsylvania, infecting and killing deer and threatening hunting tradition. West Nile virus has left Pennsylvania’s...

 

New Web-Based Tool Guides Conservation of At-Risk Wildlife, Fish

The Pennsylvania Game Commission and Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission (PFBC) on Tuesday, Aug. 20, announced publication of the new Conservation Opportunity Area Tool. This free, innovative and interactive web-based map puts features of the...

 

Central High Volleyball

Coach: Brad A. Heuston Number of Years as Head Coach: First League: Mountain League Last Year's Record: Overall: 8-11; League: 4-10 Returning Starters: Lainie Heuston, Erin Brumbaugh, Hannah...

 

Central High Tennis

Coach: John Riley Number of Years as Head Coach: 13th year League: Mountain League Last Year's Record: Overall: 6-7; League Record: 4-2 (second place) Returning Starters: Kierra Mountain SR, Lindsey K...

 

Central High Boys' Soccer

Coach: Randy Trexler Number of Years as Head Coach: Seven League: Mountain Last Year's Record: Overall: 3-15-0; League: 2-12 Returning Starters: Seniors – Colin Rupert (MF), Brandt Kensinger (F);...

 

Central High Golf

Coach: Robbie Keith Number of Years as Head Coach: 12 League: MAC Mountain Athletic Conference Last Year's Record:​ Overall:​​​ 23-14; League: 16-12 Returning Starters and Letterwinners:...

 

Central High Boys' and Girls' Cross-Country

Coaches: Lacey Ceschini and Allison Caddy Number of Years as Head Coach: Two League: Mountain League Last Year’s Record: varsity girls and boys 4 wins, 8 losses Returning Starters: Lane Kocher, Dominick Minnoia, Lauren Crilly, Dylan Ceschini,...

 

Central High Girls' Soccer

Coach: Brian Campbell Number of Years as Head Coach: Six League: Mountain League Last Year's Record: Overall: 9-8; League: 7-6 Returning Starters: Tori Longenecker, Jenna Mock, Emma Lingenfelter,...

 

Central High Football

Coach: Dave Baker Number of Years as Head Coach: Ninth season at Central League: Mountain League Last Year's Record: Overall: 3-7; League: 2-6 Returning Starters: Offense: Braden Kitt QB, Bryer...

 

Claysburg-Kimmel High Football

Coach: Matthew Bilchak Number of Years as Head Coach: Two League: Inter-County Conference Last Year's Record: Overall: 7-5; League: 6-4 Returning Starters: Returning Offensive Starters (9): Corey...

 

Claysburg-Kimmel High Volleyball

Coach: Julie Cavender Number of Years as Head Coach: First year League: Inter-County Conference Last Year's Record: Overall:15-5; League: 10-4 Returning Starters: Megan Hartman, Joceyln Shultz...

 

Northern Bedford High Football

Coach: Garry Black Number of Years as Head Coach: Four League: Inter-County Conference Last Year's Record: Overall: 5-6; League: 4-5 Returning Starters: Offensive starters (8): Thad Leidy, QB; Dalton...

 

Northern Bedford High Cross-Country

BOYS Coach: Wayne Sherlock Number of Years as Head Coach: Three League: Inter-County Conference Last Year’s Record: Overall: 17-1; League: 7-0 Returning Starters: Ian Sherlock, Josh Strayer, Justin Grine, Connor Laird, Ian Zimmerman, Kaidin...

 

Northern Bedford High Boys' Soccer

Coach: Marcus Yeatts Number of Years as Head Coach: 20th League: Inter-County Conference Last Year’s Record: Overall: 0-15; League: 0-10 Returning Starters: Hunter Corle – Sr.; Eyziak Cottle – Sr.; Eli Grimes – Jr.; Curtis Clark – Jr.;...

 

Northern Bedford High Volleyball

Coach: Terisha Mitchell Number of Years as Head Coach: Three years League: Bedford County League, Inter-County Conference South Last Year's Record: 6-12 Returning Starter: Madison Johnson Newcomers:...

 

Northern Bedford High Girls' Soccer

Coach: Barbara Zanella Number of Years as Head Coach: Two League: Inter-County Conference Last Year's Record: Overall: 2-16; League: 2-12 Returning Letterwinners: Taylor Nycum, 12; Taylor Miller 12;...

 

Williamsburg High Football

Coach: Ryan Hileman Number of Years as Head Coach: First League: Inter-County Conference Last Year's Record: Overall: 0-10; League: 0-10 Returning Starters: (84): Shane Brantner, TE/DE; (22): Tyler...

 

Williamsburg High Volleyball

Coach: Marina Brubaker Number of Years as Head Coach: One League: Inter-County Conference Returning Starters: Emily Smith, Makayla Kipe Other Returning Letterwinners: Hope Cober, Erica Loose, Zoie...

 

Williamsburg High Cross-Country

Coach: April Wheland Number of Years as Head Coach: First year League: Inter-County Conference Returning Starters: (3) Kelsie Butler, Aliyah Ross, Maddie Mikesic Newcomers: (4) Levi Hoover, Cyrus...

 

2019 High School Fall Sports Schedules

Central VARSITY Golf Aug. 19 @ Everett 2:00 Aug. 26 SVCC 1:00 Interscholastic Invitational @ Sinking Valley Aug. 29 @ Mtn. Lge. 1:00 Tournament @ Penns Valley Sept. 5 @ Mtn. Lge. 1:00 Tournament @ Clearfield Sept. 9 Altoona 1:00 Sept. 12 @...

 
 By Brian Hess    Sports    August 22, 2019

Northern Bedford v. Central Game Highlights Opening Week

The 2019 high school football season kicks off Friday, Aug. 23, with three games featuring all four Morrisons Cove area squads. Northern Bedford (5-6 in 2018), will travel north along State Route 36...

 
 By RICHARD TATE    Sports    August 15, 2019

The Sportsman's Corner

Back in mid-July, I listened to Dr. James Kroll's presentation about Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). It was a scholarly presentation, and more than 100 sportsmen showed up to hear it. However, there...

 

Reunited After Many Years

Coach Jim Hartman, a former basketball coach at Morrison Cove High School and Central High School, invited players he coached to enjoy an evening of Curve Baseball on Wednesday, Aug. 7, at Peoples...

 

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