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Bellefonte comes up shy in district final in girls soccer

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ALTOONA — The ending was not ideal. The Bellefonte girls soccer team’s season came to a close in the District 6 Class AAA title game with a 5-0 loss to Hollidaysburg on a chilly Tuesday night at Altoona’s Mansion Park. The Raiders, who were riding a three-game winning streak, ...

Local roundup: Penns Valley blanks United in volleyball

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Penns Valley beat United in girls volleyball, 3-0 (25-16, 26-15, 25-11). Jadyn Butler had 14 digs, Anna Buttler had nine digs, three aces and 12 kills and Hailey Coursen had 26 assists and nine digs. Kailin Winkelblech added eight kills, two aces and six digs for Penns Valley.

Future is bright for Central Mountain’s football team

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Anton Stratts returned an interception for a touchdown late into Saturday’s District 6 Class 5A title game. The pick-6 did not mean much in terms of a comeback, but it showed a glimpse into what this team brings back next season. Despite losing four starting offensive linemen, two wide ...

Buckeye offense too much for the Nittany Lions

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STATE COLLEGE — Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State’s 38-25 loss to Ohio State on Saturday night at Beaver Stadium: PLAY OF THE GAME: Justin Fields pumped and threw a beautiful 49-yard touchdown up the left sideline to Chris Olave, extending Ohio State’s lead to ...

Turnovers prove costly as Central Mountain falls in D6 title game

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ALTOONA—Central Mountain saw its historic 2020 football season come to an end Saturday as the Wildcats fell, 35-12, to the Golden Tigers of Hollidaysburg in the District 6 Class AAAAA title game at Mansion Park. After scoring the first points of the game, Central Mountain was outscored, ...

Disorganization costs 0-2 Lions

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STATE COLLEGE — On Halloween night, in an eerie backdrop under a full moon, with only family and staff dotting cavernous Beaver Stadium, Ohio State was anything but spooked. In fact, the only people scared are the legion of Nittany Nation fans suddenly dealing with an 0-2 start following ...

No. 3 Ohio State defeats No. 18 Penn State, 38-25

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STATE COLLEGE - It didn't take No. 3 Ohio State long to establish itself as the better team Saturday night at Beaver Stadium. Buckeye receiver Garrett Wilson took a jet sweep on the game's first play and burst 62 yards almost untouched to the Penn State 13, setting a tone from which the ...

Central Mountain’s run game has led to success this season

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The Central Mountain football team entered the season with three wins since 2012, and now the Wildcats are 4-3 and competing for a District 6 Class 5A championship today against Hollidaysburg. The ability to effectively run the football is a major reason Central Mountain has found success ...

CM coach Biff Walizer to coach inaugural girls wrestling team

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Keystone Central School District added a girls wrestling program at Central Mountain for the 2020-21 school year in early September. It will have girl wrestlers from both Central Mountain and Bucktail. Central Mountain wrestling coach Biff Walizer has agreed to coach the girls team in their ...

Bald Eagle Area falls to Philipsburg-Osceola in girls volleyball

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WINGATE - The Bald Eagle Area volleyball team was looking for a little revenge Thursday night as it went up against Philipsburg-Osceola. On Oct. 6, the Mounties snapped the Eagles Mountain League record of 82-league wins. Not only were they looking for a little payback for the loss, but ...