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  • December 18Winter break for students Dec. 21 to Jan. 2.

Altoona white basketball team starts season with four wins and one loss

Altoona white basketball team starts season with four wins and one loss

December 20, 2012


Filed under Ninth Grade Sports

In the past two weeks, Altoona’s white ninth grade boys' basketball team traveled to Central on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 to face off in their season opener against the Red Dragons.  The boys have high expectations this season from the last year’s team who won the Inter-County championship. “I fee...

Open gym begins for basketball players

Open gym begins for basketball players

November 29, 2012


Filed under Sports

The basketball team will be starting fall open gym for all boy basketball players that do not play a fall sport. Open gym is for all grades and anyone that wants to try out for the basketball at the junior high.  Open gym takes place in the gym from 7-9 on every Tuesday night. “When we get there we shoot around ...

Spike It up!: The blog about Freshman Boys’ Volleyball

Spike It up!: The blog about Freshman Boys’ Volleyball

November 29, 2012


Filed under Blogs, Ninth Grade Sports

In preparation for the 2012-2013 boys volleyball season, four freshmen plan to join the team and work their hardest. “I am excited to play with all my friends,” said Danny Over. Josh Over  and Zach Over agreed with their brother’s statement. “This is the first year I can actually play for the ...

Ninth grade girls’ basketball players prepare for season

Ninth grade girls’ basketball players prepare for season

November 20, 2012


Filed under Ninth Grade Sports, Sports

"There's no doubt with the determination that these girls have and their competitive spirit, we will do great things this season, " Coach Jason McGinnis said. The ninth grade girls have been preparing themselves since the summer. " I'm very excited for the season, spending time with the girl...

Seventh grade white football team defeats BG

Seventh grade white football team defeats BG

November 14, 2012


Filed under Seventh Grade Sports

On Oct. 2 the seventh grade white football team played against Bishop Guilfoyle. The team played on the Roosevelt field. They won. They had many students and family members come to support them. Seventh grader Noah Zolnak is a player on the team. “I think our team plays well,” Zolank said. Co...

Go Altoona go

Go Altoona go

November 14, 2012


Filed under Ninth Grade Sports

The band and football players went to Hollidaysburg for an away game against the Hollidaysburg football team Oct. 4, at 5:00 p.m.  Since the school board approved, the football players rode a bus to Hollidaysburg.  The players planned to use what they learned from the coaches to win the game. The Hollidaysburg...

Varsity football team wraps up season

Varsity football team wraps up season

November 9, 2012


Filed under Ninth Grade Sports

After all summer of conditioning and lifting, the ninth grade Altoona Mountain Lions started the season off slowly with a two and five record.  The lions hoped to have a winning season in 2012 but have lost too many games already to accomplish that goal. “It’s not where we want it to be, but w...

White comes out on top over Maroon

White comes out on top over Maroon

November 9, 2012


Filed under Eighth Grade Sports

On Sept. 29 the maroon and white girls’ eighth grade basketball teams played against one another.  The white team started off with a 6-0 lead within the first two minutes of the game. During the first half the maroon team wouldn't let the white team get a bigger lead. With their coaches screamin...

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