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Ex-NFL, PSU RB Thomas holding camp in Hollidaysburg

July 24, 2015 Blair Thomas enjoyed a decorated college football career in the mid-to-late 1980s at Penn State University, finishing among the Nittany Lions’ all-time rushing leaders and being part of the Lions’... more »»

Tigers’ defection from WPIAL a gamble

June 21, 2015 The Hollidaysburg Area School District announced a little more than a week ago that the upcoming football season would be its last in the WPIA. more »»

Givens registers sack in Pa. win

June 21, 2015 Altoona Area High School product Kevin Givens had a hand in helping the Pennsylvania football all-stars to a 20-3 victory over Maryland in a rain-shortened 58th annual Big 33 Classic on Saturday... more »»

BG helps North to victory

June 20, 2015 By Paul Buriak For the Mirror JOHNSTOWN — Bishop Guilfoyle coach Justin Wheeler and a quartet of state champion Marauder players got to walk off the field as winners one more time this year as... more »»

Mencer wins MVP in South victory

June 20, 2015 By Todd Irwin tirwin@altoonamirror. more »»

One more time for Wheeler

June 18, 2015 By Jim Lane For the Mirror The annual Ken Lantzy All-Star Football Classic will have a definite Bishop Guilfoyle flavor this year. more »»

Givens wants to focus on Big 33 opponent

June 18, 2015 By Eric Epler For the Mirror HUMMELSTOWN — It was hardly the time to ask Kevin Givens about those anxious hours in early Februar. more »»

Martynuska gets to put hard-nosed image on display

June 18, 2015 By Jim Lane For the Mirror Class AAAA high school football linemen are big. The majority of them are over 6 feet tall and weigh at least 240 pounds. Alex Martynuska is an exception. more »»

Hollidaysburg football leaving WPIAL

June 12, 2015 By Philip Cmor After seemingly decades of trying to find a permanent home for its football program, Hollidaysburg Area School District has decided to go it alone. more »»

Hollidaysburg pulling out of WPIAL

June 11, 2015 Effective in 2016, the Hollidaysburg Area School District is withdrawing its football program from the WPIAL. more »»

McCloskey, Mencer, Hollen honored

May 19, 2015 Western Pennsylvania and high school football have gone hand in hand for more than a century, and, although the sport has taken Altoona-born Brent Pry through other gridiron hotbeds throughout the... more »»

Locals contribute in West victory

May 4, 2015 By Nate Heckenberger For the Mirror DOWNINGTOWN — In a game with so much talent on each side of the ball, it’s not surprising the Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association East-West game... more »»

Three area players will play in game

May 1, 2015 The 14th annual Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association East-West All-Star Game will be played this Sunday at Downingtown High School, and three area players — Zach Simpson of... more »»

Ex-Hornets coach Clouse remembered

April 30, 2015 Bill Clouse was a large bear of a man, and he could be a physically intimidating figure, stalking the sidelines at A.R. Simkins Field in Alexandri. more »»

Dooley will speak

April 23, 2015 Vince Dooley, who won 201 games and six Southeastern Conference titles as football coach at Georgia and also served as athletic director at that university, will be the guest speaker at Bishop... more »»

Batzel resigns as coach

April 21, 2015 When Jeff Batzel took over as Northern Bedford County High School football coach in 2008, it was only supposed to be a one-year gig. more »»

Tyrone cuts spring JV squads

April 15, 2015 TYRONE — Tyrone Area School Board members voted unanimously Tuesday to eliminate the district’s junior varsity baseball and softball program. more »»

McCloskey, Hayes among banquet’s special honorees

March 23, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — John Hayes and Sam McCloskey have become known for their willingness to give to others. On Sunday, they were on the receiving end, instead. more »»

Hayes, Wilt will be honored at banquet

March 20, 2015 STATE COLLEGE — Bellwood-Antis High School football coach John Hayes and Altoona Area High School graduate Ethan Wilt will be among the honorees at the National Football Foundation & College Hall of... more »»

Mencer earns Blanket

March 16, 2015 Altoona Area High School senior football player Eli Mencer was this year’s recipient of the Joseph F. Cohen Blanket award. more »»

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