Sanderson set for Hall appearance

PSU wrestling coach to speak at April event

By Josh Langenbacher
jlangenbacher@altoonamirror.com

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
jlangenbacher@altoonamirror.com

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