B. Guilfoyle blanks B. Carroll
LORETTO - Bishop Guilfoyle’s D.J. Kitt rushed for 143 yards on 13 carries and teammate Cody Rossman added 92 on 20 carries as the Marauders shut out Bishop Carroll 28-0 on Saturday night at DeGol Field, their fourth straight win.
The Altoona squad (5-1) limited the Huskies (0-6) to 123 yards of total offense. Dan Lesney led the way for Carroll with 75 yards on 16 carries while Marty Lessard added six rushes for 31 yards.
Bishop Guilfoyle hosts Central Cambria on Saturday while Bishop Carroll is at Cambria Heights.
Swope grabs District 6 title
ALTOONA - Central Cambria’s Hannah Swope defeated Tyrone’s Anna Hollen on Saturday to win the District 6 Class AA singles title.
Swope, a freshman, bested Hollen 6-2, 6-1 in the championship.
Swope is also a member of the Red Devils cross country squad.
UPJ duo finishes invitational 1-2
GREENSBURG – Stella Sergeyev and Victoria Rizzuto of Pitt-Johnstown finished first and second, respectively, while competing as independents at the Pitt-Greensburg Invitational.
Sergeyev ran a 22:07.09 while Rizzuto had a 23:29.80. UPJ’s Amber Emery of Friedens finished 15th in 26:31.54.
Defendants in Penn State scandal lose another appeal
Two former Penn State administrators lost a second state appeals court ruling in less than two weeks Tuesday, when Superior Court threw out their request to review whether a grand jury judge had authority to dismiss charges against them.
The appeals court agreed with prosecutors, who argued the Supreme Court alone can consider matters regarding a grand jury investigation. The high court earlier this month, in a parallel matter, also ruled against retired vice president Gary Schultz and former athletic director Tim Curley.
Former Penn St. players support Paterno family lawsuit
About 325 former Penn State players and coaches have signed a statement supporting the lawsuit filed by the family of former coach Joe Paterno and other former players seeking to overturn NCAA sanctions against the football program for the Jerry Sandusky child sex abuse scandal.
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Lions have two QB hopefuls
Prized incoming freshman Christian Hackenberg is officially in the Penn State quarterback derby before ever taking a snap.
Appeals rejected in PSU abuse case
The state’s highest court turned down appeals Friday by two of the three former Penn State administrators facing criminal charges alleging that they covered up child abuse complaints against retired assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky.
The state Supreme Court issued a pair of unsigned orders that denied petitions for review filed by former university Vice President Gary Schultz and former Athletic Director Tim Curley.
Roberts readies for major league draft
The Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft kicked off last night with the opening two rounds.
Judge tosses lawsuit by Governor Corbett against NCAA
A federal judge on Thursday threw out the governor’s lawsuit against the NCAA over sanctions against Penn State related to Jerry Sandusky, calling his argument “a Hail Mary pass” that easily warranted dismissal.
Lawyer: Paterno family suit differs from governor’s
The lawsuit filed against the NCAA by the family of the late coach Joe Paterno has claims and legal theories different from the lawsuit filed by Pennsylvania’s governor that was thrown out by a federal judge, the family’s attorney said Thursday.
Penn State athletic director believes O'Brien is there to stay
Penn State Athletic Director David Joyner expects Bill O’Brien to be the Nittany Lions’ football coach for a long time – even if O’Brien keeps attracting interest from the NFL.
In an interview Wednesday with The Associated Press, Joyner said he and O’Brien speak several times a week and when they do, “I can tell you we talk in terms of years and years. We make plans for years and years.”
Seven Northern Cambria athletes choose colleges
Alex Atkins was a standout defenseman for the Northern Cambria Colts and the Tribune-Democrat Defensive Player of the Year. Now, he will continue to play football and further his education at Division I Brown University. Atkins and six of his classmates have committed to continue their athletic careers in college.
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