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Duplin pulls in national crown

In Penn Cambria, Westmont Hilltop, Wrestling on April 7, 2009 at 11:25 am

Westmont Hilltop freshman Josh Duplin brought home the gold from the National High School Coaches Association national tournament in Virginia Beach, Va.

You saw here last week how well some of the area wrestlers did, but we didn’t realize how strong Duplin was until a story in today’s Tribune-Democrat. More…

PC sophomore second in nation

In Penn Cambria, Portage, Roundups, WestPAC, Wrestling on April 4, 2009 at 8:28 am

Penn Cambria sophomore Evan Link earned his spot in the championship, but came up just a bit short in a bid for a title at the National High School Sophomore Wrestling Championships in Virginia Beach, Va.

Link was just one of several area wrestlers that had great trips south. More…

Penn Cambria’s Link cruising at wrestling tourney

In North Star, Penn Cambria, Wrestling on April 3, 2009 at 11:40 am

Penn Cambria sophomore Evan Link, the PIAA runner-up at 103 pounds, is closing in on a title at the National High School Sophomore Wrestling Championships in Virginia Beach,Va.

The Altoona Mirror has a report on the tournament, which featured a bunch of area kids.

Link was PIAA runner-up to North Star freshman Nick Roberts.

Panthers’ Link makes semifinals (Altoona Mirror)

Portage’s Perich leads area contingent

In Central Cambria, Penn Cambria, Portage, WestPAC, Wrestling on April 2, 2009 at 7:59 am

Portage junior Shawn Perich led a host of area wrestlers during Day 1 of the National High School Wrestling Tournament in Virginia Beach, Va., according to the Altoona Mirror.

Perich won his only Day 1 bout while Penn Cambria had four wrestlers win their only bouts of the day. More…

Taking a peek at softball

In Bedford, Claysburg, District 5, District 6, LHAC, Penn Cambria, Portage, Softball, Tussey Mountain, WestPAC on March 17, 2009 at 9:55 am

The Altoona Mirror has weighed in with its softball capsules. Most of the teams are from District 6, but there’s also a few from District 5 in Bedford County.

It’s certainly worth a read when you’ve got time. Of course, of all the teams, the LHAC’s Bishop Guilfoyle might be the one to watch, so perhaps some of the WestPAC can breathe a little easier for now!

Lady Marauders look to make next playoff step (Altoona Mirror)

North Star’s Roberts golden at PIAA tourney

In North Star, Penn Cambria, Wrestling on March 10, 2009 at 9:07 am

Congratulations to North Star’s Nick Roberts, who took gold at the PIAA wrestling championship in the 103-pound weight class! Roberts halted Penn Cambria’s Evan Link for the victory. Gotta love two local kids battling it out for the state championship!

“We had the best 103 region in the state,” Roberts told The Tribune-Democrat after his 4-1 victory over Link. “I knew it was going to be the top three in the state.”

Here’s the story from The Tribune-Democrat’s Eric Knopsnyder.

Here’s Jeff Maurer’s coverage in The Daily American.