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Playoff hopes hang in balance as Hempfield plays host to Altoona

By Paul Schofield 6:44 p.m.
Altoona football coach John Franco has been coaching for the past 37 years, 29 as a head coach. He’s seen the game evolve numerous times. But ...
Altoona rolls in 2nd half for win over Kiski Area
By George Guido
Coming into the game as heavy underdogs, Kiski Area had nothing to lose against Altoona. The Cavaliers used a patient, ball control offense and trailed by just four points at halftime. Altoona, however, shifted into high gear in the second half and rolled to a 28-10 Quad East Conference victory at Davis ...
Defensive stop propels Altoona to win at Plum
By George Guido
Altoona didn’t do much in the first two quarters Friday night at Plum. But a big stop at the Mountain Lions 1 to end the first half carried over to the third quarter, and Altoona scored a pair of touchdowns. That proved to be enough, as the Mountain Lions held on to ...

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