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Curve continue hot streak with Erie sweep

April 27, 2015 From Mirror reports ERIE — There have been many occurrences over the years of a struggling Curve offense going to Erie and suddenly finding its groove at tiny, hitter-friendly Jerry Uht Park. more »»

Bucs make it 5 in a row

April 27, 2015 By John Marshall The Associated Press PHOENIX — Pittsburgh’s slow start to the season is quickly fading into the rearview mirror. The Pirates can thank their starting pitchers for the turnaround. more »»

Malkin still believes in title chance

April 27, 2015 The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Penguins forward Evgeni Malkin does not plan to leave the team that drafted him. more »»

Top of AP mock draft has no surprises

April 27, 2015 By Barry Wilner The Associated Press NEW YORK — The NFL draft heads to Chicago this year, with the top overall choice in our mock draft not planning to be on hand. more »»

Mirror track honor roll

April 27, 2015 BOYS 100 dash: Mencer, A, 10.94; Helsel, C, 11.04; Karlheim, BC, 11.07; Getz, T, 11.18; Toohey, A, 11.20 200 dash: Mencer, A, 22.44; Karlheim, BC, 22.77; Toohey, A, 22.94; Getz, T, 23. more »»

ERA Sports tops J&P Auto Mart

April 27, 2015 Lleyton Kling collected two hits and drove in two runs to lead ERA Sports to an 8-4 win over J&P Auto Mart in an Altoona Teener Minor League game at Seitz Field on Sunday. more »»

NB grad honored at Grove City

April 27, 2015 From Mirror reports Peter Riley, a Northern Bedford graduate who won a PIAA individual championship playing tennis at Tussey Mountain, added to his decorated career recentl. more »»

College signings

April 27, 2015 Name: Dan Gamba High school: Penn Cambria Hometown: Cresson Sport: Football Position: Guard/defensive tackle College Choice: Saint Vincent College Other colleges considered: Westminster,... more »»

College signings

April 27, 2015 Name: Tyler Strasser High School: Penn Cambria Hometown: Gallitzin Sport: Football Position: Running back/linebacker College choice: Saint Vincent College Also considered: Juniata, Thiel,... more »»

College signings

April 27, 2015 Name: Rachel Dibert High school: Altoona Hometown: Altoona Sport: Track and field Events: Shot put and hammer College choice: Saint Francis Other colleges considered: Lock Haven, Robert Morris,... more »»

Marte delivers key hit

April 26, 2015 The Associated Press PHOENIX — Starling Marte singled home Neil Walker with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Pittsburgh Pirates edged the Arizona Diamondbacks 2-1 on Saturday night. more »»

Curve get homer happy

April 26, 2015 From Mirror reports ERIE — It’s early, but the Curve now have the best record in the Eastern League as the first month of the season winds down. more »»

Quick exit leaves Pens wondering

April 26, 2015 By?Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby wasn’t making excuses so much as stating the obvious. more »»

Timing a bit odd with Pitt AD hiring

April 26, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Pitt hired Scott Barnes as athletic director, and a couple of things about that: n The announcement was made on a Friday when the Penguins were facing elimination in the playoffs and th... more »»

PSU’s extension of Chambers curious

April 26, 2015 Recently, the college basketball ranks have been switching coaches like guys sometimes switch their underwear. Coaches like Rick Barnes of Texas and Steve Lavin of St. more »»

Dante Green

April 26, 2015 Name: Dante Green Age: 42 Residence: Altoona High school: Calvary Baptist My favorite sport: Football I usually attend games with: My wife, Melinda, and my kids, Maseon and Tyreke Favorite high... more »»

Sampsell: Big Ten faces decision, or does it?

April 26, 2015 Just two seasons remain on the Big Ten Conference contract with ESPN that expires after the 2016-17 academic year, and every day until the conference decides whether to remain with ESPN or enter a... more »»

Question of the week

April 26, 2015 Are you disappointed in the retirement of Steamer, the Curve’s mascot, and what kind of mascot should succeed him? ... more »»

Carper’s RBI single lifts Mountain Lions

April 26, 2015 Denton Carper’s one-out single in the bottom of the seventh scored Nick Barton with the winning run as Altoona beat Central Mountain, 8-7, Saturday at Mansion Park in high school baseball actio. more »»

Tyrone boys finish unbeaten

April 26, 2015 WINGATE — The Tyrone Area High School boys track and field team beat Bald Eagle Area, 101-49, and Philipsburg-Osceola, 122-18, to finish its dual-meet season undefeated at 10-0-1 on Saturday. more »»

Lady Tigers, Lions win titles

April 26, 2015 HUNTINGDON — Hollidaysburg won the Huntingdon Area High School Softball Tournament on Saturday by edging Huntingdon, 4-3, in the championship game. more »»

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