T-D HS Boys' Track & Field

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Shawn Lacue of Cambria Heights placed fourth in the Class AA high jump.

First time a charm for Highlanders’ Lacue

By: Cory Isenberg

SHIPPENSBURG — First-time performers exceeded expectations Saturday at the PIAA Class AA Track and Field Championships at Seth Grove Stadium on the campus of Shippensburg University.

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Quinn DiFlauro of Forest Hills runs in the Class AA 100-meter dash preliminaries on Friday. At left is Chris Bruno of Marian Catholic.

Colts’ Yahner soars to 6th in pole vault

By: Cory Isenberg

SHIPPENSBURG — Gus Yahner knew just how high he was going to have to fly in order to earn a medal on Friday at the PIAA Class AA Track and Field Championship at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium.

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Richland quartet make college decisions

By: Mike Kovak

JOHNSTOWN — Alexis Dona, Katie Gehlmann and Sarah Pfeil formed the nucleus of a Richland girls’ basketball team that made numerous trips to the postseason and even appeared in a District 6 championship game.

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Windber’s Jenna Bracken is one of 28 athletes to qualify for the PIAA Class AA 100 hurdles.

PIAA meet presents promise for qualifiers

By: Cory Isenberg

JOHNSTOWN — The PIAA Track and Field Championships, set for Friday and Saturday at Shippensburg University’s Seth Grove Stadium, are filled with wonderful possibilities for the 50-plus area athletes that will be in attendance this week and especially for those who had state qualifying standard performances at last week’s district meets.

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Windber’s Devon Tomlinson (left) takes the baton from teammate Kevin Charney during the 3200-meter relay at the District 5 track and field championship meet Wednesday at Northern Bedford High School. Windber won the event. See more photos at http://tribune-democrat.smugmug.com/

Bedford boys claim District 5 AA crown

By: Cory Isenberg

LOYSBURG — It was a breezy day that Bedford dominated but it was also made for Shade at the boys District 5 Class AA track and field championships held at Northern Bedford High School.
The Bisons won the overall team competition with 117 points.

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Richland’s Kelci Warshel won the District 6 Class AA 100-meter hurdles Tuesday at Mansion Park in Altoona.

District 6 girls' meet: Smay, Brandis and Warshel among event winners

By: Cory Isenberg

ALTOONA — Halfway through Tuesday’s District 6 Class AA Track and Field Championships at Mansion Park, Penns Valley held the girls’ team lead.

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Bedford boys triumph against field, weather

By: Cory Isenberg

SOMERSET — Neither driving rain, chilly temperatures nor fellow competitors could slow down the Bedford boys Tuesday afternoon at the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference track and field meet at Somerset Area High School.
The Bisons, regular-season champs in the conference, finished with 135 points to top the field on Tuesday with Richland second with 117.5).

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Bisons rule West Central

By: Mike Mastovich

ALTOONA — Bedford High School track coach Brian Creps glanced at the list of his top medal winners at the 64th annual West Central Coaches Invitational Meet on Friday night.

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Stroup carries Bedford boys to sweep

By: Cory Isenberg

BEDFORD — Senior Steven Stroup did some heavy lifting for the Bedford boys’ track and field team on Wednesday afternoon in the Bisons’ dual meet against Somerset and Central Cambria.

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Athlete of the Week: Daniel Meyer

By: Mike Kovak

SOMERSET — Name: Daniel Meyer
School: Somerset
Year: Junior
Sport: Track and field

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