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READY TO RUMBLE: Central Mountain begins PIAA AAA State Championships Thursday

March 7, 2018, 2 a.m.

When the 2017-18 high school wrestling season began, the Central Mountain Wildcat squad didn’t boast a multitude of battled-tested veterans.

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Wildcats finish third in regionals, Bald Eagle Area comes in fourth

March 5, 2018, 2 a.m.

The NW Regional High School Wrestling Tournament was held over the weekend, and two local teams had strong showings both finishing in the top five.

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Central Mountain in 2nd place heading into Day 2 of Regionals

March 3, 2018, 1 a.m.

Bald Eagle Area and Central Mountain both advanced four wrestlers into today’s semifinals of today’s PIAA Northwest AAA wrestling regionals Friday night at the Altoona Fieldhouse.

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Tom Elling’s Wrestling Mat-ters: Tournament Time II

March 1, 2018, 1 a.m.

Central Mountain Boosters's PigTen event, BEA shows the greatness of wrestling isn’t limited to the mats, and congratulations goes out to the Central Mountain Junior High coaching staff as they were recognized as the District 6 Junior High Staff of the Year.

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CHAMPIONS: Central Mountain High School repeats, wins District 6 Championship

Feb. 26, 2018, 2 a.m.

Saturday night was an action-packed evening when the Central Mountain High School wrestling team defended their District 6 AAA Championship title in Altoona.

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Prep complete, time for gold for CM wrestling and boys basketball

Feb. 24, 2018, 2 a.m.

Preparation and anticipation has been the theme this week at Central Mountain High School, as both the boys basketball and wrestling teams got ready to defend their district titles.

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Tom Elling’s Wrestling Mat-ters: The Mental Side

Feb. 22, 2018, 1 a.m.

At this time of the year, most wrestlers are in peak physical condition. They have been tested through rugged schedules, and their technique is as good as it will be for post-season. But now, during the PIAA run, the difference between their standing on the podium and advancing to the next tournament or ending their season is mental toughness.

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Central Mountain Sports Week-In-Review

Feb. 19, 2018, 1 a.m.

Last week found each of the Central Mountain winter sports teams at a slightly different stage in their competition and preparation.

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Feb. 15, 2018, 1 a.m.

This weekend also starts the road to Hershey for many districts across the commonwealth.

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TOM ELLING’S WRESTLING MAT-TERS: Excitement of Wrestling

Feb. 8, 2018, 1 a.m.

How could the Penn State heart-stopping win over Ohio State not lead off this week’s column?

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