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BG answers challenge for first title in 27 years

November 22, 2014 Caleb Kephart stunned the crowd with a brilliant 68-yard gallop to the end zone to open the second quarter, and, just like that, Bishop Guilfoyle was facing its biggest deficit of the year in its... more »»

PSU struggles in all phases of 16-14 loss at Illinois

November 22, 2014 CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Penn State suffered major breakdowns on offense, defense and special teams, and the litany mistakes cost the Nittany Lions as they lost to Illinois, 16-14, on Saturday. more »»

Ridge overtaken by Karns City

November 22, 2014 NEW PARIS — Momentum can be a fickle thing at any level of sports competition. It often changes hands quickly, arbitrarily and without any apparent rhyme or reaso. more »»

Kephart, Mustangs go down fighting

November 22, 2014 Portage was expected by many to be little more than a speed bump on Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic’s freight train run to the District 6 Class A high school football championship. more »»

Lions win at the buzzer

November 22, 2014 CHARLESTON, S.C. — D.J. Newbill had 26 points including the driving layup as the buzzer sounded to lift Penn State to a 72-71 victory over Cornell at the Charleston Classic on Friday night. more »»

Slow start sinks Saint Francis

November 22, 2014 LORETTO — Saint Francis had a heck of a time getting the ball to fall through the basket on Friday night against East Tennessee Stat. more »»

Hoops du jour

November 22, 2014 Md.-Eastern Shore at SFU men Tipoff: 4 p.m., DeGol Arena Records: St. Francis (1-2); Maryland-Eastern Shore (1-3) Coaches: Rob Krimmel is 16-46 in his third season at Saint Francis. more »»

Isles take down first-place Pens in shootout

November 22, 2014 PITTSBURGH — It was not the best game for the New York Islanders, and it also was a win against the first-place Pittsburgh Penguin. more »»

McIntosh pin keys Lions' victory

November 22, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Penn State 197-pounder Morgan McIntosh is a short, powerful brute, and he proved that against Pittsburgh’s Nick Bonaccorsi. more »»

Football playoff capsule

November 22, 2014 D6-AA championship Who: Tyrone Golden Eagles (11-1) vs. Mount Union Trojans (12-0) When: Tonight, 7 p.m. Where: Mansion Park, Altoona Coaches: Tyrone — Jason Wilson (11-1, one year). more »»

Somerset slams Selinsgrove in AAA

November 22, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — After falling behind early in its Class AAA state playoff game against Selinsgrove, Somerset took advantage of big plays and turnovers to build a 21-point lead late in the first half. more »»

Syracuse hopes to spoil Pitt's bowl search

November 22, 2014 PITTSBURGH — T.J. Clemmings and Matt Rotheram are college football survivors. Making it through five seasons during a period of unprecedented upheaval at Pittsburgh will do that. more »»

Eagles must slow down MU

November 21, 2014 Time flies when you are having fun, so it stands to reason moves pretty quickly when you are getting ready to play in a district championship football game. more »»

Steelers not ready to talk playoffs

November 21, 2014 PITTSBURGH — A dozen years in the NFL have taught Ike Taylor plenty of lessons. Perhaps the most enduring one is this: nothing comes easy for the veteran cornerback and the Pittsburgh Steelers. more »»

Flash get first win of season

November 21, 2014 LORETTO — Saint Francis scheduled an odd game against a Division III opponent that would guarantee a home game and a victory, and sure enough, the Red Flash were up by 30 after only 10 minutes. more »»

Nittany Lions go to double overtime in Classic loss

November 21, 2014 The Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. — Charlotte coach Alan Major didn’t know what to say after his team’s latest tournament win. “I’m kind of at a loss for words,” Major said. more »»

District playoff capsules

November 21, 2014 Dist. 5-8-9 Class AA championship FRIDAY Who: Karns City Gremlins (10-1) vs. Chestnut Ridge Lions (10-2) When: Tonight, 7 p.m. Where: D. more »»

Mtn. Lions ice Golden Tigers

November 21, 2014 The Altoona hockey team was ready to renew its rivalry on the ice with Hollidaysburg Thursday night, following a one-year hiatus. more »»

Snyder all-star match set for Saturday

November 21, 2014 CRESSON — The ninth annual Cherrie Snyder Memorial All-Star match for high school volleyball players in the area will be held on Saturday at Mount Aloysius College. The first serve is set for 7 p.m. more »»

College signing: Derek Cursio, IUP baseball

November 21, 2014 Name: Derek Cursio High school: Bishop Guilfoyle Hometown: Altoona Sport: Baseball Position: Pitcher College choice: Indiana University of Pennsylvania Other colleges considered: La Roche, Penn Stat... more »»

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