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Home runs power squads to opening-day victories

July 27, 2014 The 2014 Dean Patterson Little World Series got under way Saturday at Altoona Independent Youth Baseball League’s Centennial Field next to Mansion Park in Altoona, and there were six teams that won... more »»

Gingrich outlasts Kiwanis, 10-8

July 27, 2014 Connor McCarthy’s two-run double highlighted a three-run Gingrich Insurance sixth inning as it rallied from a run down to beat Eldorado Kiwanis, 10-8, in the double-elimination Altoona Teener Minor... more »»

Penn State makes surprise hire as new AD

July 26, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK -- Penn State made a surprising hire Saturday in naming Sandy Barbour as its new athletic director. Barbour was forced out as AD at California in June after 10 years on the job ther. more »»

Gingrich, Kiwanis garner Teener tournament wins

July 26, 2014 Casey Walters had three hits and drove in five runs to lead Gingrich Insurance past III-D Plumbing, 11-3, in an Altoona Teener Minor Baseball League playoff game on Friday at Seitz Field. more »»

area softball roundup

July 26, 2014 Sunday Doubleheader STANDINGS W-L Sheetz/Pit Stop 18-0 Sisto Law Office 19-3 Watco 14-6 Bud’s Auto Sales 11-5 Nitro 12-6 Mustangs 12-8 City Beverage of Altoona 10-8 Gallitzin Legion 9-9 Carlsson... more »»

Area youth Smith set to compete in AMA nationals

July 26, 2014 Garrett Smith of Belsano, near Ebensburg, has earned a spot in this year’s Rocky Mountain ATV/MC AMA amateur National Motocross Championship that will take place beginning Sunday at Loretta Lynn’s... more »»

Wise Trailer Sales sweeps Johnston Realty

July 25, 2014 Wise Trailer Sales clinched the Altoona AAABA League championship Thursday night by playing with the same type of urgency that had driven the team throughout the entire series. more »»

Murrysville’s defense dooms Claysburg

July 25, 2014 SOMERSET — Boyertown is several hours away across the state, but, for a moment, it looked like Mike Mock’s long drive into the gap in left-center field was going to take the Claysburg American Legio... more »»

Ebensburg course remains pride of community

July 25, 2014 EBENSBURG — Located just west of the city limits, Ebensburg Country Club welcomes golfers with a definite mix of past and present. The club’s original front-nine layout was built in 1923. more »»

Centennial hosting 23rd DP Little World Series

July 25, 2014 The stage is set for the 23rd annual Dean Patterson Little World Series. more »»

Baysox cool off Altoona

July 25, 2014 From Mirror reports BOWIE, Md. — The Curve must have left their bats in New Britain before heading to Bowie. more »»

Park, Martin Oil beaten on first day

July 25, 2014 STRUTHERS, Ohio — Park Furniture of the George B. Kelley Fedeartion fell to The Blaze, 6-3, on the opening day of the NABF Senior World Series on Thursda. more »»

Iron Masters planning classy patriotic gesture

July 25, 2014 Iron Masters Country Club is busy this morning as play begins in the club’s 38th annual two-ball invitational. Artie Fink Jr. more »»

Trio captures Summit scramble

July 25, 2014 CRESSON — The team of Roger Walkovich, Steve Traino and Brian Risban won the Portage/Rotary Day Benefit Outing 3-playing Scramble at the Summit Country Club. The team shot a 57. more »»

Lilly rallies past Mountain View

July 25, 2014 LILLY — Brent Davison’s bases-loaded single drove in the tying and game-winning runs as Conrad Chiropractic/Lilly American Legion completed a 7-6 comeback victory over Mountain View Archery in... more »»

Wise now in nice spot

July 24, 2014 Wise Trailer Sales is walking all over Johnston Realty in the teams’ best-of-five Altoona All American Amateur Baseball Association League championship series. Literally. more »»

Claysburg down, but not out

July 24, 2014 CLEARFIELD — Claysburg’s Mike Mock provided some thunder with a solo home run during the championship game of the Region 7 tournament on Wednesday, while Mother Nature provided the lightning. more »»

Curve hitters remain hot

July 24, 2014 NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — The Curve offense pulled off not one, but two rare and impressive feats in winning Wednesday afternoon. Every Altoona starter had a hit in an 8-5 victory at New Britain. more »»

Concussion sacks Marte

July 24, 2014 PITTSBURGH — On further review, Starling Marte is not ready to play. more »»

Martin Oil, Park Furniture head to nationals

July 24, 2014 Martin Oil made it all the way to the NABF national quarterfinals last season. The George B. Kelley Baseball Federation champ will try to surpass that this weekend. more »»

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