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College signing

April 9, 2016 Name: Jacob Holsopple High school: Hollidaysburg Area Hometown: Duncansville Sport: Basketball Position: Forward College choice: Juniata Other colleges considered: Penn State Why I picked... more »»

College signing

April 9, 2016 Name: Kaley Strittmatter High school: Penn Cambria Hometown: Ashville Sport: Basketball Position: Guard College choice: Penn State Altoona Other colleges considered: Pitt-Greensburg, Mount Aloysius... more »»

Smith, Knauss spark Dragons

April 5, 2016 MARTINSBURG — The Central boys volleyball team improved to 2-1 with a 25-13, 25-15, 25-16 win over West Shamokin Monday night in high school action. more »»

Bracken helps Blue all-stars to Ameriserv win

April 4, 2016 By Paul Buriak For the Mirror JOHNSTOWN — Fifty-three players from throughout Districts 5 and 6 concluded their scholastic basketball careers Sunday at the ninth annual Ameriserv Senior Hoops... more »»

Altoona basketball coach Hasson resigns

April 2, 2016 Altoona Area High School is currently conducting a search for a new head football coach after the resignation of John Franco in February. more »»

Krise's 28 sets record in boys' win

April 2, 2016 CRESSON — Austin Krise made his reputation at West Branch High School by getting the ball to teammates in a position to score. Such a player is a prized commodity in all-star competition. more »»

Irwin stars in close call

April 2, 2016 CRESSON — Before Friday’s 11th annual girls Altoona Mirror Basketball Classic game, it was assumed that Central PA’s Kyla Irwin would probably take home the most valuable player awar. more »»

UConn-bound Irwin turns in stellar showing

April 2, 2016 CRESSON — Thirty players that have been part of the Altoona Mirror Basketball Classic have gone on to play for Division I colleges. more »»

Eberhart, Brown come from small schools, but add to the Blair boys’ overall size

April 1, 2016 For six years, Luke Eberhart has been trying to outplay Peyton Brown. “I know every time we were going up against each other, it was going to be a battle,” Eberhart said. more »»

Altoona well represented on D6-AAAA all-stars

April 1, 2016 LEWISTOWN — Altoona placed two boys and two girls on the District 6 Class AAAA all-star basketball teams for the 2015-16 season. more »»

Blair girls must find a way

March 30, 2016 By Philip Cmor As an Altoona Area Lady Lion, Brittany Stouffer has gone up against some of the best girls basketball talent the state has to offer. more »»

Cronin Beam, McGeary set as captains

March 30, 2016 From Mirror reports A former area high school and collegiate standout and a distinguished official will serve as honorary captains for the 11th annual Altoona Mirror Basketball Classic on Friday... more »»

Past Mirror girls basketball all-stars

March 28, 2016 2015-16 FIRST TEAM: #Karson Swogger, Bellwood-Antis; Kasey Engle, Tyrone; Lili Benzel, Bishop Guilfoyle; Taylor Boring, Central Cambria; Alyssa Martinazzi, Bishop Carroll SECOND TEAM: Jourdan... more »»

Past Mirror boys basketball all-stars

March 28, 2016 2015-16 FIRST TEAM: #Nathan Davis, Bellwood-Antis; David Swatsworth, Bishop Carroll; Ryan Adams, Hollidaysburg; Anthony Politza, Tyrone; Josh Trybus, Bishop Guilfoyle SECOND TEAM: Max Sheetz,... more »»

Davis sacrifices scoring for victories

March 27, 2016 There never was any question that Nathan Davis had some outstanding scoring tools — great size and a handle at 6-foot-3 and a very sweet shooting stroke. more »»

Swogger shows off her all-around game

March 27, 2016 The heir to a proud family tradition in basketball — her grandfather, the late John Swogger, was a Hall of Fame scholastic coach — Karson Swogger always has something to prove when she takes the... more »»

Coaches selected for Mirror Classic

March 24, 2016 The coaches are set for the 11th annual Altoona Mirror Basketball Classic. more »»

Engle voted MVP of Mtn. League

March 23, 2016 Tyrone Area High School junior Kasey Engle was voted the most valuable player of the Mountain League in high school girls basketball. more »»

West side story

March 22, 2016 NEW PARIS — Postseason all-star games usually are easy-going affairs. Just don’t tell that to District 5’s West boys tea. more »»

Tracing Williamsburg’s basketball tradition

March 21, 2016 (Editor’s note: Today’s stories on Williamsburg basketball are the second in a series on the 2016 Blair County Sports Hall of Fame inductees. more »»

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