The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usTue, 2 Sep 2014 07:36:28 EDTTue, 2 Sep 2014 07:36:28 EDT Shaffer: So far a perfect start for Penn State's fall sports Sam Ficken's kick sailed through the uprights at Croke Park in Dublin on Saturday, Penn State's first football win under new head coach James Franklin was secured. Nittany Nation rejoiced in Happy Valley and across the pond.Tue, 2 Sep 2014 00:00:00 EDTGoodman Shaffer: Team efforts bolster fall sports teams general observations while enjoying the back-to-school feeling in the air and all of the first-day photos on Facebook: As school days return, so begins fall sports campaigns, which means Friday night lights will be back on this week at high...Tue, 26 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTGoodman Shaffer: Davis is biggest story in Williamsport the great baseball movie "The Sandlot," a rag-tag bunch of pre-teen friends get together every day to play pick-up baseball in the early 1960s.Tue, 19 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTBack to school reminders: Concussions buses will be rolling again very soon throughout central Pennsylvania, and already sports teams are hitting their respective fields for preseason practices.Tue, 12 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDTGoodman Shaffer: Earnhardt keeping fans interested general observations while lamenting over how quickly summer flies by! Pennsylvania has certainly been kind to Dale Earnhardt Junior this NASCAR season.Tue, 5 Aug 2014 00:00:00 EDT