The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 28 Jul 2014 10:26:54 EDTMon, 28 Jul 2014 10:26:54 EDT World Cup begins as Brazil's violence increases marks the start of the biggest event for the world's most popular sport, the World Cup of Soccer. The kickoff game Thursday in Brazil will feature the host country taking on Croatia. The U..Sun, 8 Jun 2014 00:00:00 EDTAlex Gruss: Marietta soccer Alex Gruss High school: Bishop Carroll Catholic Hometown: Portage Sport: Soccer Position: Attacking Midfield College choice: Marietta Other colleges considered: St.Tue, 27 May 2014 00:00:00 EDTSports stories of the year O'Brien has done a wonderful job of guiding the Penn State football program through uncharted treacherous waters. Whether he will continue to do so in 2014 remains a question that has yet to be answered.Wed, 1 Jan 2014 00:00:00 EDTlooking back at 2013 in Mirror area sports n Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett decides the state will sue the NCAA over its penalties against the Penn State football team because of the Jerry Sandusky scandal from 201.Wed, 1 Jan 2014 00:00:00 EDT2013 Mirror girls soccer all-stars Adams, jr., Moshannon Valley: Center-midfielder Captain who led Mo Valley to its first playoff appearance in school history ICC first-team all-star Had 19 goals and seven assists despite playing with a torn meniscus the entire season.Thu, 26 Dec 2013 00:00:00 EDT