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

Hall of Fame seeks nominations

The Blair County Sports Hall of Fame is seeking nominations individuals and teams to be considered for its next induction in April of 2018. Continue reading

AAHS Hall of Fame Inductees Recognized

Blair County Sports Hall of Famers Troy Benson (right) and his brother Todd chat with Bob Pennington during a reception on Friday, Feb. 3 at the Altoona Fieldhouse. The Pennington family — Bob, his wife Janet and son Michael — made a donation for plaques that list all AAHS graduates in the Hall of Fame. Continue reading