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Pittsburgh selects local product Lafferty

June 29, 2014 Sam Lafferty had been there for many of the firsts at Galactic Ice in Altoona. The first practices, the first games, the first Mid-State Mustangs national championships and many in betwee. more »»

Ingold winds up ‘great ride’ at Penn State Altoona

June 29, 2014 Fredina Ingold has spent the last few weeks with tears in her eyes. After working practically her entire career at Penn State, Ingold is retiring. more »»

Curve rally comes up a bit short

June 29, 2014 The Curve have lost 32 games that were decided by two runs or less, 22 in contests decided by one. more »»

Pens feel positive about NHL draft

June 29, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins front office was feeling pretty good about its draft on Saturday following the end of the two-day event. more »»

Cumpton sent down because of his option

June 29, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates sent pitcher Brandon Cumpton to the minors on Saturday afternoon, a demotion that was expected if not deserved. more »»

Wise Sales comes up short in AAABA contests

June 29, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Jextin Pugh homered, and Christian Helsel went 3-for-4 for Wise Trailer Sales in a 10-5 loss to Laurel Auto Group in AAABA action Saturday afternoon. more »»

Three clubs chasing league titles

June 29, 2014 Things are getting quite interesting in the Altoona Greater City Baseball League as it wraps up the month of June. Three teams are all lighting things up. more »»

Sometimes you need to re-connect with brook trout

June 29, 2014 A friend emailed me early one Friday several weeks ago inviting me to join him the next day to fish his favorite brook trout stream. more »»

Saga of Chronic Wasting Disease will continue for area hunters

June 29, 2014 Last year, our region became the first Disease Management Area ever created by the Pennsylvania Game Commission. All because the dreaded Chronic Wasting Disease was found here. more »»

Bucs, Angels each trade struggling closers

June 28, 2014 PITTSBURGH — “Grilled Cheese” is off the menu for the Pittsburgh Pirates. more »»

Pens deal Neal on draft night

June 28, 2014 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The Pittsburgh Penguins traded forward James Neal to the Nashville Predators in exchange for forwards Patric Hornqvist and Nick Spalin. more »»

Curve must play the right way

June 28, 2014 Regardless of the team’s record, regardless of the situation, Curve players will hustle and respect the game, or else there will be consequences. more »»

Harrison the hero again

June 28, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Josh Harrison doubled home the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets on Friday night. more »»

Conrad/Lilly dominates again

June 28, 2014 LILLY — Zach Stere and Michael Wigfield combined on a two-hitter to help Conrad Chiropractic/Lilly American Legion rout Grandview Meats, 11-1, in six innings and improve to 15-1 in the Altoona... more »»

Martin Oil downs Spring Cove, 11-1

June 28, 2014 BELLWOOD — Tristan Lingafelt gave up three hits, struck out six and walked just two in leading Martin Oil to a five-inning 11-1 win over Spring Cove in George B. Kelley Federation action on Friday. more »»

Area softball roundup

June 28, 2014 Sunday Doubleheader Standings W-L Sheetz/Pit Stop 14-0 Bud’s Auto Sales 11-1 Sisto Law Office 11-3 City Beverage 10-4 Watco 9-5 Mustang’s 10-6 Nitro 10-6 Carlsson Realty & Remodeling 8-10 Gallitzin... more »»

Coho, Kulick key District 6’s victory

June 27, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — While the Pennsylvania Softball Coaches Association Hall of Fame game scheduled for last Thursday was postponed due to weather, area players involved in the game admitted it was... more »»

Hanson returning to lineup

June 27, 2014 Shortstop Alen Hanson sat out for a sixth consecutive game Thursday but will be back in the lineup tonight against Binghamton, Curve manager Carlos Garcia said. more »»

Gray, Conrath throw one-hitters in romps

June 27, 2014 BELLWOOD — Casey Cray tossed a one-hitter, and Trenton Creppage belted three doubles and knocked in six runs to lead Martin Oil to a 10-0 win over Dick’s Pharmacy in six innings in Kelley Federation... more »»

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