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Sports stories of the year

January 1, 2014 Bill O’Brien has done a wonderful job of guiding the Penn State football program through uncharted treacherous waters. more »»

looking back at 2013 in Mirror area sports

January 1, 2014 JANUARY n Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett decides the state will sue the NCAA over its penalties against the Penn State football team because of the Jerry Sandusky scandal from 2012. more »»

Curve phone app may become reality

December 11, 2013 Lake Buena Vista, Fla. — For all the meetings we attend and trade show booths we visit, the Altoona Curve contingent always has the clear objective of improving. more »»

Former OF dies in sleep

December 3, 2013 Former Curve outfielder Evan Chambers died over the weekend in his sleep at the age of 24. Chambers, who played 31 games for the Curve in 2012, was third-round draft pick of the Pirates in 2009. more »»

Bucs trade Dickerson, DFA Jones

November 26, 2013 The Pirates on Monday cut ties with one of their most popular players, outfielder/first baseman Garrett Jones, and traded the Curve’s 2013 team MVP, outfielder Alex Dickerson, to the Padres. more »»

EL All-Star Game tickets will go on sale Dec. 7

November 25, 2013 The Curve will put tickets on sale Dec. more »»

Curve unveil All-Star plans

October 22, 2013 One goal for franchises that host the Eastern League All-Star Game is finding a way to make it a fun and memorable two-day event, as opposed to bringing out fans on game day alone. more »»

Giger: Pirates’ success this season benefits Curve

October 22, 2013 Marketing a minor league franchise after 15 seasons has inherent difficulties, but the Curve have been given a great opportunity with the Pirates’ current and projected future success. more »»

Curve to host Pirate playoff party Thursday

October 2, 2013 With the Pirates advancing to the National League Division Series after Tuesday nightás 6-2 win over Cincinnati, the Altoona Curve will now host a Pirates Playoff Watch Party presented by the Altoon... more »»

Despite record, Curve a success

September 3, 2013 This was a great awful season for the Curve. more »»

Curve end year with loss

September 3, 2013 The Curve’s final record of 63-79 would indicate that this year’s team was lousy, although that really wasn’t the case. more »»

Dickerson honored by Curve, EL before helping Curve win

September 2, 2013 There was no doubt Alex Dickerson was going to be named the Curve's team MVP on Sunday, but shortly after receiving that award he got some even better news. more »»

Grilli throws inning

September 1, 2013 Out since straining his right flexor tendon on July 22 in a win over Washington, Jason Grilli has been itching to get back on the mound as the Pittsburgh Pirates closer. more »»

Pens star highlight of Curve loss

August 31, 2013 Pascal Dupuis returned to Peoples Natural Gas Field on Friday night. Dupuis would like to return somewhere else — the Stanley Cup Finals. more »»

Curve win road finale

August 30, 2013 From Mirror reports HARRISBURG — The Curve won their final road game of the year Thursday night, and now they head home to wrap up the season with a four-game series beginning tonight and running... more »»

Hurdle:?Grilli will pitch in Altoona on?Saturday

August 29, 2013 PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Pirates All-Star closer Jason Grilli’s comeback from a right arm injury is picking up speed. more »»

2 Pirates headed to Curve

August 29, 2013 From Mirror reports HARRISBURG — Jeff Locke and Tony Sanchez are coming back to Altoona, although only one will be playing for the Curve during this weekend’s final homestand of the season. more »»

Curve drop to new 2013 low

August 28, 2013 HARRISBURG — The Curve are now at their lowest point of the season at 14 games below .500 (61-75), and they’re getting dangerously close to the worst record in franchise histor. more »»

Harrisburg blows by Baker, Curve

August 27, 2013 HARRISBURG — The Curve’s opponent this week has a great deal to play for as the season winds down, and it played like that Monday night. more »»

Curve shut down in series finale

August 26, 2013 RICHMOND, Va. — It happens all the time in baseball, that a team explodes for a lot of runs one day, then the next day it appears it should have saved some of that offense. more »»

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