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Cougars sent packing by Mount Union

In Baseball, District 5, North Star, PIAA, WestPAC on June 4, 2009 at 7:20 pm

Three-time PIAA champion Mount Union got on the board early and often, opening up a sizeable hole and knocking North Star from the Class AA quarterfinals on Thursday.

The Trojans, the District 6 runners-up, scored five times in the first and three more in the fifth en route to the 9-0 victory. More…

North Star gears up for Elite Eight

In Baseball, District 5, North Star, PIAA, WestPAC on June 4, 2009 at 9:51 am

The Cougars are headed to the PIAA Class AA baseball quarterfinals this afternoon with a first pitch at 1 p.m. at Veteran’s Field in Altoona.

Be sure to join QZ93 Sports live beginning at 12:30 this afternoon for complete coverage on the home of Somerset County sports, WQZS 93.3 FM!

The Tribune-Democrat and Daily American put out great previews of today’s action and you can read them here! [The Tribune-Democrat] [The Daily American]

Cougars getting back on the air

In Baseball, North Star, PIAA on June 2, 2009 at 6:47 am

QZ93 Sports is proud to announce that we will be able to follow the North Star Cougars into the PIAA Class AA baseball quarterfinals on Thursday afternoon.

We’ll be there for the first pitch as North Star faces Mount Union. The site and time of the game had not been determined by early Tuesday morning. Of course, as will all of our broadcasts, you’ll be able to listen live on WQZS 93.3 FM!

As the brackets are updated, they will be here, on the PIAA Web site.

Keep an eye right here at QZ93 Sports Central for more information about the broadcast!

North Star baseball stamps out opening-round victory

In Baseball, District 5, North Star, PIAA, WestPAC on June 2, 2009 at 6:42 am

The Cougars are headed where only one North Star baseball team has been before: The PIAA quarterfinals.

Led by senior pitcher Cory Kaltenbaugh, the District 5 Class AA champ Cougars topped Redbank Valley 7-2 on Monday afternoon, just hours before one of the most talented classes to roll to Boswell donned caps and gowns to walk in graduation.

QZ93 Sports will be there Thursday as North Star faces Mount Union, the runner-up from District 6. More…

PIAA baseball and softball: First Round

In Baseball, Bishop McCort, Chestnut Ridge, District 5, District 6, LHAC, North Star, Northern Cambria, PIAA, Softball, WestPAC on June 2, 2009 at 6:35 am

The region was well represented in the first round of the PIAA baseball and softball championships.

The Bishop McCort and North Star baseball teams, as well as the Northern Cambria softball team all moved on with victories Monday afternoon. Unfortunately, Chestnut Ridge softball was knocked off, keeping the day from being a total success. More…

BREAKING: North Star baseball advances past Redbank Valley

In Baseball, District 5, North Star, PIAA, WestPAC on June 1, 2009 at 2:56 pm

The North Star Cougars are onto the PIAA Class AA quarterfinals after stopping Redbank Valley this afternoon 7-2 at Bedford high school.

Be sure to join QZ93 Sports on Thursday as we bring you all the action live on WQZS 93.3 FM. Keep an eye here at QZ93 Sports Central for updates as to the time of the broadcast. More…

PIAA girls championships: Day 2

In Central Cambria, District 5, District 6, LHAC, PIAA, Track and Field, WestPAC on May 24, 2009 at 6:32 am

The local girls continued to prove tough at the PIAA track and field championships, as evidenced by yet another Seymour pulling down a gold.

Kelsey Seymour took home the title in the 1,600-meter run.

Take a look at the other coverage of Day 2 here!

Seymour claims title in 1,600-meter run (The Tribune-Democrat)
Seymour’s plan pays off (Altoona Mirror)
NC’s Rocco takes second in javelin
(The Tribune-Democrat)
Lady Colts’ Rocco garners second in javelin
(Altoona Mirror)
PIAA track and field championships: Day 2
(WJAC-TV)
PIAA track and field results (The Tribune-Review)

PIAA boys championship: Day 2

In Berlin, Bishop McCort, District 5, District 6, LHAC, PIAA, Track and Field, WestPAC on May 24, 2009 at 6:25 am

You read about Berlin sophomore Alex Will a few days ago, so it’s good to know he tied for eighth at the PIAA championships as a first-year high jumper!

Congrats, Alex!

Of course, there were a ton of other local athletes that fared well on Saturday, including Bishop McCort’s Jim Spisak, the runner-up in the 1,600-meter run.

Check out the local coverage here!

Spisak runner-up in 1600 (The Tribune-Democrat)
Ingle, Endress capture fourth (Altoona Mirror)
Altoona teams return home with two golds (Altoona Mirror)
PIAA track and field championships: Day 2 (WJAC-TV)
PIAA track and field results (The Tribune-Review)

United senior earns third in boys javelin

In Berlin, Bishop McCort, District 5, District 6, LHAC, PIAA, Track and Field, United on May 23, 2009 at 8:16 am

Tyler Capitosti fell short of his qualifying standard and finished third in the javelin at this year’s PIAA championships after a toss of 185 feet on Friday. He had qualified at 204 feet.

Berlin finished on the outside looking in in the 4×800-meter relay preliminaries, so there will be no trip to the finals for the Mountaineers. Meanwhile, Bishop McCort senior Jim Spisak won his heat of the 1,600 and will race in the finals today.

Here’s other coverage from our area papers and television stations!

Capitosti takes third in javelin (The Tribune-Democrat)
AAHS’ Nadolsky injured; Tyrone’s Shaffer medals (Altoona Mirror)
State track and field championships: Day 1 (WJAC-TV)
PIAA track and field results (The Tribune-Review)

The girls scene from Hershey led by NC’s Dunchack, CT’s Vann

In Bedford, Conemaugh Township, District 5, District 6, LHAC, Northern Cambria, PIAA, Track and Field, WestPAC on May 23, 2009 at 8:09 am

Conemaugh Township’s Kelly Vann finished third in the pole vault at the PIAA championships on Friday while Northern Cambria’s Janae Dunchack won her third state high jump championship. By the way, Dunchack’s still got another year to go!

Check out girls coverage from around the area papers and television stations!

Northern Cambria junior wins her third high jump title (The Tribune-Democrat)
Lady Colt junior wins third high jump gold medal (Altoona Mirror)
CT’s Vann takes bronze at PIAA track meet (The Daily American)
Bedford’s Harris earns silver (Altoona Mirror)
Bedford’s Harris second in long jump
(The Tribune-Democrat)
State track and field championships: Day 1 (WJAC-TV)
PIAA track and field results (The Tribune-Review)