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Bell impressive, but still has work to do

July 14, 2015 There’s a difference between looking at stats and thinking a minor leaguer is ready to be promoted, versus actually watching the guy play and seeing he still has some key things to work on. more »»

Harris proud of his Passion

July 14, 2015 By Michael Boytim National Football League Hall of Famer Franco Harris was in Altoona Saturday night, but he wanted to make it clear he wasn’t the only football star in town. more »»

Curve hit break in second place

July 14, 2015 By Cory Giger Bowie took it to the Curve over the past two days to ensure it would be in first place at the Eastern League All-Star break. more »»

Claysburg moves to Legion final

July 14, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Claysburg will play for the Cambria County American Legion baseball title today, thanks to a 13-2 win over Cernics on Monday at Conemaugh Valley High School. Undefeated Claysburg hosts St. more »»

Kiwanis earns title

July 14, 2015 Tyler Umbleby collected three hits and drove home five runs as Eldorado Kiwanis captured the championship of the Altoona Teener Minor League by handing ERA Sports its second loss in the... more »»

Bucs score 3 in 10th to beat Cardinals

July 13, 2015 By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Gregory Polanco capped another late rally, driving in Jung Ho Kang with two outs in the 10th inning to lift the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 6-5 victory... more »»

One bad inning big reason for loss

July 13, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Fallout from Curve switching mascots

July 13, 2015 Steamer is not going away. more »»

Kirsch, Baer need playoff to triumph

July 13, 2015 By Matt Michelone For the Mirror TYRONE?— The 2-Man Best Ball Tournament at Sinking Valley Country Club Sunday came down to a playoff that had to beat the sunset. And it did. more »»

Bell homers in Futures Game

July 13, 2015 Josh Bell silenced some critics in a big way on a big stage Sunday evening when he belted a two-run homer in the MLB All-Star Futures Game at Cincinnati’s Great American Ball Park. more »»

Martin Oil, Spring Cove reach finals

July 13, 2015 Tristan Lingafelt pitched a one-hitter, helping put Martin Oil into the George B. Kelley Federation championship series, thanks to a 3-1 win over Park Furniture at Vets Field on Sunday night. more »»

Hurdle gets new perspective

July 13, 2015 By John Mehno For the Mirror PITTSBURGH — It was a classic game for the Pittsburgh Pirates, and manager Clint Hurdle got to watch it from a comfortable seat, with air conditioning and a full... more »»

Claysburg goes up 1-0 in Cambria Legion semifinal series

July 13, 2015 CLAYSBURG — Alex Hoenstine and Mike Mock each drove in five runs to power Claysburg past Cernics, 14-0, in five innings in the first game of their best-of-three semifinal series in the Cambria Count... more »»

Area youth baseball

July 13, 2015 East End Youth Baseball League MAJOR LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP?SERIES?(BEST-OF-3) GAME 1 Dean Patterson 6, Cumming Motors 5: HR—Steinbugl, Barton, Della (DP), Luensmann (CM), Multiple Hits—Barton 2, Day 2... more »»

Sheetz no-hit by Smithmyer

July 13, 2015 Andy Smithmyer tossed a no-hitter Sunday afternoon to lead ProActive Sports to a 1-0 win over Sheetz in an Altoona Greater City Baseball League game at Juniata. Smithmyer struck out 10 and walked one. more »»

17th class includes national successes

July 12, 2015 As the Blair County Sports Hall of Fame prepares to enshrine its latest class, one theme has held true: the national impact made by its inductees. Its 17th class will be no different. more »»

Friendship, rivalry aid Zettel, Johnson

July 12, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Two of the best defensive tackles in the country just so happen to be two great friends, and if you know anything about good friends, you know they often like to talk smack to one... more »»

Curve earn first-place tie

July 12, 2015 The Curve and the Bowie Baysox have been neck-and-neck lately, and there won’t be many more opportunities available to them to get separation head-to-head. more »»

Family has a Passion for daughter’s football career

July 12, 2015 By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror. more »»

Hurting Marte back in lineup

July 12, 2015 By John Mehno For the Mirror PITTSBURGH — Starling Marte may not be completely recovered from his strained oblique muscle, but he was well enough to get back in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ lineup... more »»

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