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Veterans, skill players set to lead Hollidaysburg

By Les Harvath
Despite losing to graduation their leading passer, Josh Bickley, and three linemen, including Penn State walk-on Zack Simpson, Hollidaysburg coach Homer DeLattre isn’t losing much ...
Hollidaysburg plans to leave WPIAL after 2015 season
By Paul Schofield
The Hollidaysburg football program is planning to leave the WPIAL after the 2015 season, said coach Homer DeLattre, who also is the district’s athletic director. Citing “rising travel expenses and continued funding challenges,” Hollidaysburg’s administration and school board made the decision to play an independent schedule starting with the 2016 season. “Every ...
Greensburg Salem starts slow in loss to Hollidaysburg
By Paul Schofield
HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg took advantage of a second consecutive slow start by Greensburg Salem and handed the Golden Lions a second loss. Quarterback Josh Bickley ...
No. 9 Franklin Regional rebounds behind Zanotto, Birty
By Michael Love
Franklin Regional hoped to bounce back from last week’s season-opening loss to Knoch, while Hollidaysburg wanted to keep the momentum going after a lopsided victory ...
Hollidaysburg to rely on skill player in tough conference
By Kevin Lohman
Second-year Hollidaysburg coach Homer DeLattre was just getting used to the WPIAL and the battles in the Greater Allegheny Conference. Then, the WPIAL realigned its ...
Carter carries Indiana to playoff-clinching win
By Michael Boytim
Indiana coach Mark Zilinskas had a simple message for his team when the Indians entered the locker room at the half down by three at Hollidaysburg on Friday night. “Coach tells me to go out there and make a play to start it up,” Indiana wideout Darrious Carter said. “What do ...
High school football notebook: For some, playoff fate can be sealed with win
By Chris Harlan
The playoff scenario is simple for a number of WPIAL teams. Win and they’re in. “It’s a lot nicer knowing you control your own destiny instead of counting on someone else to get you in there,” said Brentwood coach Kevin Kissel, whose team would secure the fourth spot in the Class ...
Knoch Knights use goal line stand to secure victory
By Scott Franco
HOLLIDAYSBURG — In a game that featured more than 100 plays on offense, it was four plays that will be remembered most in  Knoch’s 23-17 win over Hollidaysburg on Friday night “That is what great football games are made of,” said Knoch coach Mike King, whose club stopped the Tigers four ...
Greensburg Salem no match for Hollidaysburg
By Brian Hunger
There were a lot of questions surrounding Hollidaysburg entering its contest against Greensburg Salem on Friday night. They got answered quickly — and in a big way. The Golden Tigers (1-1, 1-1) bounced back from last week’s loss to Highlands in a commanding way, defeating host Greensburg Salem, 36-6, in a Greater ...
Highlands downs Hollidaysburg, 33-14
By George Guido
On an emotional night following the summertime death of teammate Ryan Richards, the Highlands Golden Rams looked to make an opening-night statement to the rest of the Class AAA Greater Allegheny Conference. Junior tailback Elijah Jackson ran for 180 yards, snagged an 83-yard touchdown pass and returned a pass interception 53 ...
DeLattre brings new excitement to Hollidaysburg program
By Andrew John
Homer DeLattre is not exactly new to running a high school football program, but this will be the first time he will experience the week-in, ...
High school notebook: Leechburg granted release to District 6
By George Guido
The Leechburg Area School District has crossed the first hurdle in its quest to move its athletic programs from the WPIAL to PIAA District 6. The WPIAL Board of Control voted unanimously Wednesday to allow the school district to make the move, effective July 1, 2014. Now, District 6 ...
Ford City hockey advances to Chiefs Cup final
By Bill West 2:51 p.m.
An uncertain future looms for Ford City's hockey team. But the possible final chapter for the Sabers is building toward quite a flourish. With a 4-3 ...
Ford City hockey team gets revenge on Hollidaysburg
By Bill West
Because of a 35-minute delay caused by a puck stuck in the Belmont Complex’s Zamboni, the Ford City hockey team’s much-anticipated Open Class rematch with ...
Franklin Regional fortunate in win over Hollidaysburg
By Matt Grubba
Two of Franklin Regional’s worst plays turned into the biggest swings in the Panthers’ favor Friday night. Dane Brown led No. 6 Franklin Regional with 150 ...
Knoch has easy time vs. Hollidaysburg
By George Guido
There’s nothing like a linebacker intercepting a pass and seeing an open lane to the end zone. That’s what Knoch’s Mike Cunningham experienced less than five minutes into Friday’s game against Hollidaysburg. Cunningham’s 42-yard return got the Knights started toward a 35-0 victory over the Golden Tigers in the first game between ...
Highlands’ rally falls short
By Scott Franco
HOLLIDAYSBURG — On a night when Hollidaysburg and Highlands nearly combined for 600 yards of offense, several defensive stops in the final minutes stood out the most, as the Golden Tigers defeated the Golden Rams, 33-26, in the season opener for the teams Friday. Hollidaysburg, which led 22-0 early in the ...
Despite conference change, WPIAL feeling like home for Hollidaysburg
By Dave Mackall
As Hollidaysburg enters its third WPIAL season, coach John Barton thinks the Golden Tigers are becoming more comfortable with their surroundings. Even if they’re not right ...
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