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Both Bedford teams still unbeaten

April 7, 2016 BEDFORD — Both the Bedford boys and girls track and field teams remained perfect at 3-0 by defeating Penn Cambria and Richland in a Laurel Highlands Conference tri-meet Wednesday. more »»

Marauders triumph

April 7, 2016 The Bishop Guilfoyle boys tennis team improved to 5-0, thanks to a 4-1 win over Bedford at Mansion Park. more »»

‘Chopping’ at bit to help Altoona searches

April 6, 2016 “Neil? This is Dick Lockard. Can we borrow the Mirror helicopter?” I chuckle. “Well, sure, Dick — but I’m driving. Company policy. I figured you’d be calling. more »»

First-round pick McGuire set for Double-A debut

April 6, 2016 Young catchers bear a heavy burden in the minor leagues, that of balancing myriad responsibilities learning how to help develop a pitching staff, while also trying to find their way as an offensive... more »»

Pitching coach balances time with sons in clubhouse

April 6, 2016 Kids have always been around baseball clubhouses, in the majors and minors, and it was really never much of an issue until last month. more »»

Lions, Lady Lions sweep foes

April 6, 2016 Altoona won all but three events in improving to 2-1 with wins over Hollidaysburg and Central Mountain at Mansion Park in high school boys track and field action on Tuesda. more »»

Shildt leads Bellwood’s rout of Mount Union

April 6, 2016 BELLWOOD — Taylor Shildt was the winning pitcher and had two hits as Bellwood-Antis defeated Mount Union, 11-1, in five innings in high school softball action on Tuesday. more »»

JV beats St. Joe’s

April 6, 2016 STATE COLLEGE — Seth Derugen delivered three hits, while Jake Houck, Ian Watson and Quinn Zinobile each collected two hits and two RBIs in Juniata Valley’s 10-3 victory over Saint Joseph’s at the... more »»

AAHS blanks DuBois

April 6, 2016 Jake Colledge, Kyle Good and Jonah Brandt helped Altoona sweep the singles competition and the match, 5-0, over DuBois at the Leopold courts in high school boys tennis on Tuesday. more »»

Marauders down Colts

April 6, 2016 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Bishop Guilfoyle defeated Northern Cambria, 25-11, 25-14, 25-7, behind 14 kills from Collin Welteroth in high school boys volleyball Tuesday. more »»

Rahmer takes advantage to triumph at Lincoln

April 5, 2016 ABBOTTSTOWN — On a bizarre night that saw the three leaders all drop from the field on the same lap, Freddie Rahmer assumed the lead and held off Cory Haas and Gerard McIntyre for his second career... more »»

Top picks headline roster

April 5, 2016 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Smith, Knauss spark Dragons

April 5, 2016 MARTINSBURG — The Central boys volleyball team improved to 2-1 with a 25-13, 25-15, 25-16 win over West Shamokin Monday night in high school action. more »»

Athlete competes in mother’s memory

April 5, 2016 LORETTO — Studies have shown that soccer players can run more than seven miles in a single game, but graduating women’s soccer player Paige Butler is looking to top 70. more »»

Liriano knows how to open

April 4, 2016 By John Hartsock jhartsock@altoonamirror. more »»

Polanco receives long-term contract

April 4, 2016 From Mirror reports The Pirates have agreed to a long-term contract extension with right fielder Gregory Polanco, according to multiple media reports late Sunday night. more »»

Confident Penguins win again

April 4, 2016 By Dan Scifo The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — As the Stanley Cup playoffs approach, the Pittsburgh Penguins are playing with the confidence that they can beat any team in the NHL. more »»

Love of game, and each other, fulfill Lozinaks’ dream

April 4, 2016 Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series on the 2016 Blair County Sports Hall of Fame inductees. By Cory Giger Burgers and baseball: A great American love story. more »»

Bucs opener at a glance

April 4, 2016 By John Hartsock PITTSBURGH — Highlights and sidelights from the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 2016 season opener, Sunday afternoon against the St. more »»

Fans not bothered by weather

April 4, 2016 By John Mehno For the Mirror PITTSBURGH — There were 39,500 people in PNC Park for the Pirates opener on Sunday, and most of them started the baseball season the same way: Clearing snow off their... more »»

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