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Update (March 11)


Schedule/Recent Scores

PIAA Playoffs Games (March 9):

A Girls

Tussey Mountain 56, Purchase Line 38

AAA Boys

Beaver Falls 84, Ligonier Valley 68

AA Boys

Serra Catholic 79, Penns Manor 44


PIAA Playoffs Games (March 8):

AA Girls

Our Lady of Sacred Heart 63, Blairsville 43

Brentwood 53, Penns Manor 38


District 6 Playoffs Games (Week of Feb. 18-22):

Wednesday, February 27

Girls 1A Championship - Bishop Carroll 66, Purchase Line 23

Girls 2A Consolation - Penns Manor 60, Blairsville 49

Boys 2A Consolation - Bishop McCort 68, Penns Manor 51

Friday, March 1

Boys 3A Championship - Richland 68, Ligonier Valley 64


Tuesday, February 26

Boys 3A Semifinal - Ligonier 65, Bellwood-Antis 45



Appalachian Conference Basketball Championships (Feb. 8):

Girls: Penns Manor 51, Blairsville 41

Boys: Ligonier Valley 66, West Shamokin 42



Two Lions Sign Letters to Play College Football (Feb. 14):

The United Lions went all the way to the District 6 A championship game last fall and now two of their standouts have signed to play college football. At a ceremony Thursday at United High School, Mason Muir signed to play football at Grove City and Joe Turek signed to play football at Lock Haven. Read more here.


Ligonier Valley, Penns Manor wins Basketball Championships (Feb. 8):

The Penn Manor Comets defeated the Blairsville Bobcats, 51-41, to win the conference championship and end the Road to the KCAC (presented by S&T Bank) on the girls' side. Blairsville led, 10-5, after one quarter, but Penns Manor outscored the Bobcats, 17-9 and 17-11, in the second and third quarters, respectively.Abby Tomayko led Penns Manor with 15 points, as the Comets made eight 3-points shots. Lauren Bagley scored 12 points and Autumn Fennell finished with 11 points. Blairsville's Sidney McCully scored 12 points to lead Blairsville and Caitlin Walbeck added 11.


In the boys game, Ligonier Valley prevailed, 66-42, in a battle with the West Shamokin Wolves. The Wolves jumped out to a 4-0 lead to start the game, but the Rams answered with an 8-0 run and never trailed again. They held a 26-14 lead at the half and put 18 points on the board in the third quarter. Marrek Paola scored 31 points for the Rams. The Rams repeated as champions.


Fall All-Conference Teams Announced (Jan. 4):

The Heriitage Conference released its all-conference teams for the 2018 fall season today. Click here to see the full teams.


United loses to Juniata Valley in District 6A championship (Nov. 23):

The United Lions ended their season in the District 6A championship game with a loss to Juniata Valley, 36-20. Hunter Cameron rushed for 135 yards and touchdown in the loss.


Ligonier Valley wins third straight Appalachian Bowl (Oct. 27):

The Ligonier Valley Rams defeated Shade 45-8 for their third consecutive Appalachian Conference championship. Kyrie Miller rushed for two touchdowns and Cage Dowden caught two touchdown passes.


Purchase Line vs United Moved to Indiana (Oct. 19):

This Friday, November 2, the District 6 football playoff game between United and Purchase Line will now be played at Indiana High Schools' Kuzneski Field, which has an artificial surface. The move comes as the weather forecast calls for rain on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and the playing surface at United's Thomas J. Madill Field could be very muddy by Friday. Game time is still 7 p.m. The game can be heard on U92.5 FM and streaming on the TribLive High School Sports Network from U92radio.com. Airtime is 6:15 p.m.


Ligonier Valley dominates Heritage football season (Oct. 19):

The Ligonier Valley Rams clinced their third straight Heritage Conference championship with a 49-6 win over Northern Cambria on Oct. 12, then beat Blairsville by the same score to secure a third straight season undefeated in the conference. The Rams take on Shade on Saturday, Oct. 27 in the Appalachian Bowl.


Heritage Conference Cross Country Championship (Oct. 18):

The Marion Center boys and girls repeated as Heritage Conference cross country team champions Thursday, and for the girls, it was their 18th team championship. Marion Center junior Hunter Armstrong repeated as the boys’ individual championship with a time of 17:28.5. Marion Center freshman Nevada Armstrong, at 20:19.0, unseated last year’s champion, teammate MacKenzie Walker, who finished second. Penns Manor and Purchase Line finished second and third, respectively, in the girls’ race. United and West Shamokin took second and third, respectively, in the boys’ race.






Heritage Conference Golf Championship (Sept. 19):

Ligonier Valley won the conference golf championship by one stroke with a score fo 430, followed by West Shamokin (431), Northern Cambria (442), Homer-Center (443), Saltsburg (537) and Blairsville (554).


All-Conference honors went to (Boys) Chris Ober of Homer-Center (75), Tanner Pershing of Northern Cambria (77), Nate Zik of West Shamokin (81), Jon Rankin of Ligonier Valley (81), Collin Moore of United (85) and Eric Spencer of West Shamokin (85), and (Girls) Kendra Pecora of Ligonier Valley (85), Molly Sisitki of Blairsville (112), Macey Davison of Northern Cambria (112), Blake Tonkin of Blairsville (115), Hannah Muir of Saltsburg (122) and Maddy Pierce of Ligonier Valley (122).


Heritage Conference/WestPAC Challenge Renewed (Sept. 14):

The Heritage Conference and West Pac announce the Heritage Conference-West Pac Challenge presented by First Commonwealth Bank is back for the third consecutive year.


The crossover games will be hosted by the West Pac and will be played Friday, October 26. The Heritage-West Pac Challenge culminates with the Appalachian Bowl Championship Game between the champions of each league on Saturday, October 27 at Windber Stadium at 7:00 pm.


Heritage Conference/WestPAC Football Media Day (Aug. 3):

Video Previews of the Upcoming Season - Blairsville players; Homer-Center coaches; Ligonier Valley's Roger Beitel; Ligonier Valley players; Marion Center's Adam Rising; Marion Center players; Northern Cambria's Sam Shutty; Northern Cambria players; Penns Manor's Bill Packer; Penns Manor players; Purchase Line's Matt Falisec; Saltsburg's Mike Leasure; Saltsburg players; United's Kevin Marabito; West Shamokin's Jon McCullough









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