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Big plays doom Huskies

September 12, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Big plays and turnovers proved to be the undoing of Bishop Carroll in Friday night’s 39-0 road loss at Johnstown. more »»

Tigers hope for spark at home

September 11, 2015 By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror. more »»

Intensity growing for Central, Tyrone

September 10, 2015 By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror. more »»

Altoona will face McKeesport and its elite rushing offense

September 10, 2015 One thing John Franco likes to do with his teams is set up a leadership council, something that serves as a conduit between the coaching staff and the rest of the squad. more »»

State football notes

September 10, 2015 Camp Hill quarterback Michael Shuster continues to soar up the charts. The senior collected 443 passing yards and threw for seven touchdowns in the Lions’ 56-0 Week 1 victory over Upper Dauphin. more »»

Blue Devils roll past Golden Eagles

September 8, 2015 TYRONE — Jarrett Taneyhill connected with Brendan Kowalski for touchdown passes of 30 and 55-yards as Bellwood-Antis pounded Tyrone, 33-6, in junior varsity football action Monday. more »»

Two players suspended over hit on an official

September 7, 2015 The Associated Press MARBLE FALLS, Texas — A San Antonio school district has suspended two football players from the team after one of them ran into the back of a referee watching a play and the... more »»

BG roars past Rams in opener

September 6, 2015 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Marauders opened defense of their PIAA Class A state football championship Saturday night at Mansion Park and, although they didn’t look frightening the first half, the... more »»

Hollidaysburg JVs knock off Central

September 6, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area junior varsity football team scored 14 points in the fourth quarter for a 20-13 win over Central on Saturday at Tiger Stadiu. more »»

Hunter, inexperienced Eagles dominate rival Blue Devils

September 5, 2015 BELLWOOD — As a first-year starter at quarterback for Tyrone, senior Drew Hunter was admittedly a little nervous going into the Backyard Brawl against Bellwood-Antis at a packed Memorial Stadiu. more »»

Mountain Lions pull out opener

September 5, 2015 BUTLER — With 18 starters lost to graduation, Altoona Area High School veteran football coach John Franco admitted he didn’t know what he was getting this year. He may have found out Friday night. more »»

Tigers lose late game

September 5, 2015 KITTANNING — After waiting through three weather delays Friday night, the Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers will have to wait at least another week to try and collect the school’s 600th football win. more »»

Hoenstine’s 6 TDs carry Dragons

September 5, 2015 ROARING SPRING — Central has a wealth of experience that it will rely on this season. more »»

Dodson sparks Claysburg over Pirates

September 5, 2015 CLAYSBURG — Winning means a lot to someone who is starved for the feeling of a victory. more »»

Wagner leads ’Cats by MU

September 5, 2015 HUNTINGDON — Senior Jon Wagner is Huntingdon’s go-to player on offense this season. more »»

Penalties doom Heights in opening loss

September 5, 2015 PATTON — A long touchdown run and 23-play drive resulting in a field goal put Cambria Heights in an early 10-0 hole Friday against Westmont Hilltop. more »»

Regional football roundup

September 5, 2015 SIDMAN — Andrew Pinkas rushed for 143 yards and a pair of touchdowns to lead Forest Hills to a 26-14 season-opening win over visiting Bishop McCort on Friday night. more »»

Red Devils can’t sustain early start

September 5, 2015 EBENSBURG — Central Cambria struck first to open the 2015 football season, but Johnstown turned the tide quickly and hard on the Red Devil. more »»

Bedford cooks up some offense

September 5, 2015 CRESSON — August Cook is considered one of the top offensive weapons on the Bedford football team going into this season. more »»

Mustangs’ offense in high gear against Vikes

September 5, 2015 NANTY GLO — Any worries surrounding the new-look Portage offense were quickly answered on Friday in its season opener. more »»

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