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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 »»

Andy Rubritz: Clarion football

March 10, 2015 Name: Andy Rubritz High school: Hollidaysburg Hometown: Hollidaysburg Sport: Football Position: Center College choice: Clarion Other colleges considered: Mercyhurst, Edinboro, Saint Francis Why I... more »»

Report: McCort choice had domestic violence charge

February 23, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Retired NFL player Artrell Hawkins Jr.'s alma mater has rescinded its decision to hire him as football coach. more »»

Bishop McCort hires football coach

February 19, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — A retired NFL player who spent most of his career with the Cincinnati Bengals has been named the head coach of the football team at a Catholic high school in western Pennsylvani. more »»

Shea O’Donnell: Shippensburg football

February 16, 2015 Name: Shea O’Donnell High school: Glendale Sport: Football Position: Tight end College choice: Shippensburg Other colleges considered: Clarion, Slippery Rock, Juniata Why I picked Shippensburg:... more »»

Big 33 roster

February 14, 2015 Pennsylvania players selected to play in the 58th Big 33 Football Classic at 7:06 p.m. on June 20 at Hersheypark Stadium. The roster was announced on Friday: Player Pos. High School College Ht. Wt. more »»

Foor hired as C-K's head coach

February 12, 2015 CLAYSBURG — Dropping head football coach Gabe Walter after two years on the job, the Claysburg-Kimmel School Board voted Wednesday to hire Dan Foor, formerly of Northern Bedford, to head the team in... more »»

Walking on air: Simpson getting shot at PSU

February 3, 2015 This tiger is changing his stripes. Golden Tiger, that is. more »»

PIAA accepts penalties put on Clairton

January 30, 2015 From Mirror reports Anyone who watched the ending of Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic’s win over Clairton in the PIAA Class AA high school football final last December remembers the skirmish that broke out... more »»

Footballs at scholastic level checked, too

January 30, 2015 By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror. more »»

Givens picked for Big 33 game

January 28, 2015 Altoona football standout Kevin Givens has been invited to play in the Big 33 Football?Classic this June. That announcement came from Givens on his Twitter account Tuesday afternoo. more »»

Tigers get new FB foe

January 21, 2015 The WPIAL has come out with its 2015 football schedules, and Hollidaysburg’s will have a little bit of a different look. more »»

BG’s Berger named 2nd-team All-American

January 15, 2015 Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School’s Andrew Berger already had been named all-state by two organizations. Now he’s even topped that. more »»

One-time Tiger walking on in SEC

January 13, 2015 It’s been a long-time goal of Hollidaysburg native Reid Miller to play NCAA Division I college footbal. more »»

Franklin, BG football lead area sports stories of the year

January 1, 2015 "Out with the old, in with the new” was truly Penn State’s theme in 2014, as the Nittany Lions hired both a new head football coach and a new athletic director. more »»

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