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CM girls fall to Altoona

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It came down the wire in the final seconds of the game as it was anyone’s contest to win. Altoona’s Adalynn Cherry hit two clutch free throws to help the Mountain Lions win 45-44. Cherry also led Altoona with 20 points, as she drained four three-pointers. “If you look up the definition ...

Central Mountain girls defeat Shikellamy

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The 14-2 Wildcats of Central Mountain welcomed in the 2-10 Braves of Shikellamy Wednesday night as it was the pairing of two squads trending in opposite directions. Central Mountain—winners of its last nine of 10 games—hosted Shikellamy who has not won a game since January. On paper, ...

Jersey Shore swimmers set for postseason action

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Getting to the state meet in swimming has never exactly been an easy feat to accomplish, and this year won’t be any different. The District 4 swimming championships has tons of talented swimmers throughout both boys and girls competition, and Jersey Shore is hoping to collect a few ...

Raiders convert 25 free throws in win over Huskies

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Bellefonte held a free throw shootout a month ago, and it may have been the reason they were able to defeat Mifflin County at home Tuesday night. Bellefonte converted an impressive 25 of 29 free throws as it downed the Huskies, 61-48 thanks to a second half surge. Blair ...

Central Mountain swimmers preparing for District 6 meet

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At one point, the Central Mountain swim team doubted they would even have a season this year. Not only were start dates pushed back several times due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but more importantly, they didn’t have a pool to swim in. The LHU pool was unavailable due to virus restrictions, ...

Wildcats defeat Millionaires for first time since 2013

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It is difficult to call it a bounce-back victory, but Central Mountain was able to hop back into the win column Monday night with on the road at Williamsport following a loss Saturday to Mount Carmel. Ava Renninger tallied a game-high 15 points, Avery Baker added 14 and Kiahana Jones posted ...

Lincoln Speedway opened season Saturday night

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After a challenging 2020 racing season, a long winter with a week delay from snow and a two-hour pushed back start time, the 2021 racing season got underway Saturday afternoon at Lincoln Speedway. Tim Wagaman lined up on the outside of the front row, next to pole-sitter Kyle Moody, who took ...

Raiders continue postseason push with win over Central

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BELLEFONTE - This week is a crucial week for the Bellefonte girls basketball team this week as they start to head down the road to a possible postseason nod. With four games this week, the Lady Raiders started its week off with a tough adversary in Central in the first game and ending the ...

Central Mountain’s Luke Simcox advances to super regionals

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Central Mountain left the PIAA Northwest Regional tournament in Altoona with just one winner, as freshman Luke Simcox grabbed the top spot in the 126-pound bracket. “There were some bright spots,” Wildcats coach Biff Walizer said regarding his team’s outing Saturday at Altoona high ...