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

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.

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 away that undefeated record from BG. It was a major confidence booster and also it made us feel li...

Tri-athletes work sports into life

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

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 of the school year. “I play football in the fall. Then in the winter I wrestle, and in the spring I p...

Wrestling season progresses

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

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 game and losing their fourth game. They will continue to get ready for their next match and practic...

Girls’ maroon basketball team season winning

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.

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. With the help of their teammates, the girls are able to help each other with wins.  “I get to spen...

Not an average student athlete

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.

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 one of my hobbies since second grade. It has always been something that I love doing because it gets...

Harpster moves up to ninth grade varsity basketball team

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

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. They’ve pushed me to be a better player. They inspire me when it comes to basketball,” Harpster sa...

Girls’ basketball maintains winning season

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.

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 relationship together as a high priority. This is what the team considers a large part of why they win...

Boys’ basketball team starts off season winning

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

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, this particular game made players feel many different ways. “It felt pretty good, you always want t...

Wrestlers place ninth in first tournament

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

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 ninth place win. “We are a young team that doesn’t have a lot of experience but to go out an...

Winter sports season kicks in

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

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 around.  “During the off season, I played baseball and football along with lots of strength and conditioning t...

Girls’ soccer team maintains undefeated streak

The girls' soccer team gathers with their coaches for a photo after another win is added to their undefeated streak. The past season for the girls' soccer team added their fourth undefeated season to their streak as they win against opposing teams.

Paris Lawson, Reporter

December 4, 2019

The girls’ soccer team has managed to go four years without a single loss to another team. The team has gone through many games to achieve this. Eighth grader Aubrey Dietzel played with the team for two years. “I had a good experience with them all. We worked well together. But you have a l...

Fall sports teams wrap up seasons

Getting Started  The maroon football team plays in a game.

Eli Costanzo, Reporter

October 24, 2019

Fall sports have come to a close and coaches and athletes look back upon their season to reflect and consider future plans. Football, soccer and volleyball players start the school year already in season and end in October.   The football team started its season with high goals trying to be undefeated.  Eac...