Jake Webb – 2018 Community Service Award Winner

Jake Webb – the man that never stops!

By Josh Langenbacher

Jake Webb spends most of his days rising by 5 a.m., spending an hour and a half hiking the three miles of mountain trails around his Huntingdon County property, squeezing in other workout regimens depending on the day of the week, taking his wife for her daily routine and cooking and cleaning.

And then the 88-year-old goes to bed and does it all again the next day. Continue reading

Sanderson set for Hall appearance

PSU wrestling coach to speak at April event

By Josh Langenbacher

One of the most accomplished athletes and coaches in sports history is set to be the featured speaker at the Blair County Sports Hall of Fame enshrinement.

Cael Sanderson, whose success in wrestling from his days as a collegian to his current tenure as head coach at Penn State is unmatched, will headline the 2018 ceremony on Saturday, April 7 at the Blair County Convention Center. Continue reading

BCSHOF Class of 2018 announced

By Josh Langenbacher

The next class to be inducted into the Blair County Sports Hall of Fame has a distinct basketball flavor.
Three members of the 2018 class, to be enshrined on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at the Blair County Convention Center, were outstanding basketball players. They’ll join a football and boxing standout and an unbeaten football team.

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Swogger, Irwin earn Hall scholarships

By Alyssa Trybus

Basketball star Karson Swogger of Bellwood-Antis High School and football standout Andrew Irwin of Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School were recognized as the 2017 Blair County Sports Hall of Fame scholarship awards at The Casino at Lakemont on Tuesday, May 30.
Each received a plaque from the Hall of Fame and a $2,000 check from Reliance Bank, the Hall of Fame’s scholarship program partner. Continue reading