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Kephart, Mustangs go down fighting

November 22, 2014 Portage was expected by many to be little more than a speed bump on Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic’s freight train run to the District 6 Class A high school football championship. more »»

Lions win at the buzzer

November 22, 2014 CHARLESTON, S.C. — D.J. Newbill had 26 points including the driving layup as the buzzer sounded to lift Penn State to a 72-71 victory over Cornell at the Charleston Classic on Friday night. more »»

Slow start sinks Saint Francis

November 22, 2014 LORETTO — Saint Francis had a heck of a time getting the ball to fall through the basket on Friday night against East Tennessee Stat. more »»

Hoops du jour

November 22, 2014 Md.-Eastern Shore at SFU men Tipoff: 4 p.m., DeGol Arena Records: St. Francis (1-2); Maryland-Eastern Shore (1-3) Coaches: Rob Krimmel is 16-46 in his third season at Saint Francis. more »»

Isles take down first-place Pens in shootout

November 22, 2014 PITTSBURGH — It was not the best game for the New York Islanders, and it also was a win against the first-place Pittsburgh Penguin. more »»

McIntosh pin keys Lions' victory

November 22, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Penn State 197-pounder Morgan McIntosh is a short, powerful brute, and he proved that against Pittsburgh’s Nick Bonaccorsi. more »»

Football playoff capsule

November 22, 2014 D6-AA championship Who: Tyrone Golden Eagles (11-1) vs. Mount Union Trojans (12-0) When: Tonight, 7 p.m. Where: Mansion Park, Altoona Coaches: Tyrone — Jason Wilson (11-1, one year). more »»

Somerset slams Selinsgrove in AAA

November 22, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — After falling behind early in its Class AAA state playoff game against Selinsgrove, Somerset took advantage of big plays and turnovers to build a 21-point lead late in the first half. more »»

Syracuse hopes to spoil Pitt's bowl search

November 22, 2014 PITTSBURGH — T.J. Clemmings and Matt Rotheram are college football survivors. Making it through five seasons during a period of unprecedented upheaval at Pittsburgh will do that. more »»

Eagles must slow down MU

November 21, 2014 Time flies when you are having fun, so it stands to reason moves pretty quickly when you are getting ready to play in a district championship football game. more »»

Steelers not ready to talk playoffs

November 21, 2014 PITTSBURGH — A dozen years in the NFL have taught Ike Taylor plenty of lessons. Perhaps the most enduring one is this: nothing comes easy for the veteran cornerback and the Pittsburgh Steelers. more »»

Flash get first win of season

November 21, 2014 LORETTO — Saint Francis scheduled an odd game against a Division III opponent that would guarantee a home game and a victory, and sure enough, the Red Flash were up by 30 after only 10 minutes. more »»

Nittany Lions go to double overtime in Classic loss

November 21, 2014 The Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charlotte coach Alan Major didn’t know what to say after his team’s latest tournament win. “I’m kind of at a loss for words,” Major said. more »»

District playoff capsules

November 21, 2014 Dist. 5-8-9 Class AA championship FRIDAY Who: Karns City Gremlins (10-1) vs. Chestnut Ridge Lions (10-2) When: Tonight, 7 p.m. Where: D. more »»

Mtn. Lions ice Golden Tigers

November 21, 2014 The Altoona hockey team was ready to renew its rivalry on the ice with Hollidaysburg Thursday night, following a one-year hiatus. more »»

Snyder all-star match set for Saturday

November 21, 2014 CRESSON — The ninth annual Cherrie Snyder Memorial All-Star match for high school volleyball players in the area will be held on Saturday at Mount Aloysius College. The first serve is set for 7 p.m. more »»

College signing: Derek Cursio, IUP baseball

November 21, 2014 Name: Derek Cursio High school: Bishop Guilfoyle Hometown: Altoona Sport: Baseball Position: Pitcher College choice: Indiana University of Pennsylvania Other colleges considered: La Roche, Penn Stat... more »»

Hoops du jour

November 21, 2014 PSU men vs. Cornell Tipoff: 9 p.m., TD Arena, Charleston, S.C. more »»

Mustangs in BG's way

November 20, 2014 The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School football team thought it had the District 6 Class A championship in its grasp a year ago only to have it ripped away in the final half-quarter by... more »»

Gouse can listen to, not coach, game

November 20, 2014 It really isn’t that far of a trip from Portage to Altoona, but Gary Gouse will be spending a lot of time on the bus Friday night. more »»

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