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COVID-19 restrictions caused a shut down of all of Pennsylvania scholastic, winter sports. Players and coaches stay in shape through virtual workouts and training hard on their own time.

News brief: COVID-19 Pauses Winter Scholastic sports

Allison Little, Reporter January 6, 2021

Governor Wolf strongly recommended that K-12 scholastic, winter sports postpone activities, practices and games until at least January 1, 2021, due to the rising Covid 19 cases. The governor along with...

Team effort. This photo was taken after the Altoona seventh and eighth grade girls soccer team played their last game of the season.  They played Bedford and won 6-0.

Streak Of Undefeated Soccer Season Lives On

Allison Little, Reporter December 10, 2020

Undefeated season! The seventh and eight grade girls soccer team finished undefeated again,  keeping their impressive record of five years without a single loss intact! The team worked and fought hard...

At the end of the third quarter, Coach Doug Pfeffer talks to his team about game plays. The team prepared for the final quarter in their final game against Bishop Guilfoyle.

Ninth grade boys’ basketball team wins final game against Bishop Guilfoyle

Cassidy Klock, Reporter February 27, 2020

On Feb. 11 the white ninth grade boys' basketball team played their final game against Bishop Guilfoyle in the A gym. The boys beat BG with a final score of 54-42.  “It feels pretty amazing to take...

On Aug. 31 the football team prepared for their first  game against Hollidaysburg. The boys won their game 14-0.

Tri-athletes work sports into life

Cassidy Klock, Reporter February 7, 2020

Tri-athletes play three sports during their high school years. Doing this takes time, commitment and all year around from practices to games. The school offers many different sports for each season...

Rivalry Pablo Rojas faces off against a Hollidaysburg opponent.  The referee signaled for the match to begin.

Wrestling season progresses

Eli Costanzo, Reporter February 5, 2020

Although the recent wrestling match was a loss for the junior wrestling varsity team, they are still training for their next match. The team placed seventh for their second game while winning their third...

Shoot! The girls' maroon basketball team played against Tyrone on Jan. 27. The game was close but they were able to come out on top.

Girls’ maroon basketball team season winning

Maddie Cowfer, Reporter January 29, 2020

The girls' seventh and eighth-grade maroon basketball team currently has a record of 6-4 and only two games left.   The girls on the team have gotten to know each other and formed a bond as a team....

Shoot it! 
The ninth grade girls' varsity basketball team warms up for their game against Cumberland Valley. The girls worked together the whole game but were defeated.

Not an average student athlete

Eighth grader Krull plays up for ninth grade basketball team
Cassidy Klock, Reporter January 23, 2020

Eighth grade student athlete Jaiden Krull was moved up to play for the ninth grade basketball team this season.  Krull has been playing basketball for six years.  “Playing basketball has been...

Thump thump!
On Jan. 13 ninth grade varsity basketball team plays against  Cumberland Valley. They played against them and lost.

Harpster moves up to ninth grade varsity basketball team

Sufana Hamid, Reporter January 22, 2020

Eighth grader Kaylee Harpster moved up to the ninth grade varsity team this year. She was chosen by Coach Makenzie Negri as an outstanding basketball player.  "My parents were my biggest motivation....

Ninth grade point guard Gracie Wilt takes a foul shot to raise their score against Cumberland Valley. The game against Cumberland Valley was a loss for the girls, but they played against them with full power until the end.

Girls’ basketball maintains winning season

Paris Lawson, Reporter January 21, 2020

The ninth grade girls’ basketball team holds a current record of 11-3 with eight more games to go.  There are eleven girls on the team this year. They all hold having a coherent and tightly knit...

Sean Bettwy is ready to make a foul shot. Making the shot, he helped his team in the second half of the game.

Boys’ basketball team starts off season winning

Mykenzi Doran, Reporter January 21, 2020

At 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 9, 2019 the maroon boys' basketball team played their first home game; the score of 44-26 started off the season with a winning freshman team. Being the first game this season,...

Strike a pose! The wresting team poses for a picture. Wrestlers brought home a first place win at the Shikellamy on Dec. 14.

Wrestlers place ninth in first tournament

Danielle Bardelang, Reporter December 18, 2019

On Saturday Dec. 7, the Altoona Wrestling team traveled to Huntington to compete in the Huntington tournament.  Thirty-one athletes traveled to compete against other schools and brought home a...

Shoot it!
Eighth grader Kaylee Harpster plays offense in her basketball game on Dec. 16. The teams works together to beat their opponents.

Winter sports season kicks in

Cassidy Klock, Reporter December 18, 2019

Some of the winter sports that are available to students are basketball and wrestling. Teams for these sports started practicing in mid November, but some students have been putting in the work year...

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