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D6 Quad-A will be feeling playoff squeeze

February 4, 2013 Some readers might remember a movie from a few decades back named “Highlander” and its catch phrase, “There can be only on. more »»

PSU just can’t score

January 27, 2013 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State has a promotion going in which fans attending a game when the Nittany Lions score 70 points at the Bryce Jordan Center get a free Big Mac. It’s worked out great ... more »»

Area deep in Class AA basketball

January 14, 2013 Here’s a question for you: What do the Central, Tyrone, Northern Cambria, Chestnut Ridge and Northern Bedford boys basketball teams have in common with Penns Valley, Conemaugh Township and Mount... more »»

Keeping up with changes for 2012-13

January 7, 2013 There are a lot of new faces in new places this scholastic basketball season around the region, so here’s a little bit of a primer, because some of it will take some getting used to. more »»

B-A performance just a hair better

December 1, 2012 The good news is that those wanting to donate to Bellwood-Antis senior quarterback Seth Worthing’s “Movember” campaign — he and some of his Blue Devil football teammates have grown moustaches to... more »»

Cmor: Frankly ... coworker a good man

October 9, 2012 I’m at an age where it’s hard to remember much about my first night working at the Mirror, or even the date. more »»

Philip Cmor: Playoff picture becoming more clear

October 5, 2012 The Major League Baseball regular season is over, but magic numbers still are floating around. For area high school football teams, that is. more »»

First week included plenty of good stories

September 7, 2012 It’s going to take some doing for this weekend’s high school football slate to live up to the bar set by the first week of action. more »»

Valley ready to see the lights

August 25, 2012 Blacklick Valley will host Glendale this morning in its second football scrimmage. If everything goes according to plans, it will be the last day game played at Lloyd McMullen Fiel. more »»

Relaxed feeling on display

August 10, 2012 UNIVERSITY PARK — As they got called over to pose for a photo together, Michael Zordich joked with fellow senior and second generation Penn State football player Michael Mauti. more »»

It’s a day to celebrate with ‘Mum’

May 13, 2012 Those of us who grew up watching sports in the 70s remember the almost obligatory shot of the athlete on the sidelines mouthing the words, “Hi, Mom. more »»

Good weather aids spring athletes

April 12, 2012 Reflecting on his team’s 100th straight dual meet win on Tuesday at Mansion Park, Altoona Area boys track and field coach Mike Adams talked about how the cold, rainy, snowy, blustery conditions were... more »»

Area teams striking out is a rarity

March 17, 2012 When Tommy Shaw sang “I have too much time on my hands,’’ the Styx frontman might have had this weekend and this sports writer in mind. more »»

Area teams might have bigger influence this postseason

February 13, 2012 The last three years haven’t exactly been much of anything to write home about for high school basketball teams in the Altoona Mirror coverage area. more »»

Smaller Eagles will be remembered for their big heart

December 18, 2011 HERSHEY — In the movies, the underdog usually wins. It’s rare that the Hollywood ending plays out in real life. Such was the case for the Tyrone Area High School football team on Saturday. more »»

Tyrone tops Quips, heads to PIAA final

December 10, 2011 The Tyrone Golden Eagles are headed to Hershey. Tyrone punched its ticket to the PIAA Class AA championship game by beating Aliquippa, 20-19, Saturday afternoon at Mansion Park. more »»

NCAA still doesn’t pass the test

October 28, 2011 For someone that represents a body of schools of higher learning, the NCAA sure has trouble earning a passing grad. more »»

H.S. football about to get real interesting

October 6, 2011 As hard as it might be to believe, the 2011 high school football regular season is half over. That means it’s fair to take a glance at how the playoffs are shaping up in District 6 and District 5. more »»

BG junior high won’t play this season

August 23, 2011 If you are looking for the Bishop Guilfoyle junior high football schedule in the Mirror’s football tabloid that comes out next Tuesday, don’t bother. There isn’t one. more »»

Bolden's looming decision will have wide-ranging impact on PSU program

April 16, 2011 UNIVERSITY PARK -- The Blue's rain-shortened 10-0 win over the White Saturday afternoon at Beaver Stadium officially concluded Penn State's spring practice session. Now the real work begin. more »»

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