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City League expands playoff format

May 17, 2015 The eight-team Altoona Greater City Baseball League, which opens its 2015 regular season today, is expanding its playoff format. more »»

Martin Oil primed to defend crown

May 17, 2015 League champion Martin Oil returns plenty of talent, including pitcher Tristan Lingafelt, who was named the league’s championship series MVP a year ago, and has been picked by five of the George B. more »»

Top Massachusetts prospect picks Nittany Lions

May 17, 2015 There’s been buzz over the last month that Penn State Class of 2016 football recruits Miles Sanders and Lavert Hill might be wavering on their verbal commitments to the Nittany Lions. more »»

Lions edges Dickey Law, 4-3

May 17, 2015 Kurt VonColln scored on Christian Schandelmeier’s fielder’s choice with no outs in the top of the seventh to lift Altoona Lions to its ninth win in 10 starts by topping Dickey Law Office, 4-3, in... more »»

Young: Fish-For-Free day is just around the corner

May 17, 2015 Most of the natural rituals of spring that I look forward to, such as wildflowers blooming, songbirds arriving or insects hatching on the trout streams, seem to be occurring a week or two late this... more »»

Grenoble: The turkeys are out there if you just listen

May 17, 2015 Monday begins the season for hunting all day. more »»

Deer in some states have rough winter

May 17, 2015 AUGUSTA, Maine — Wildlife regulators in states where deer hunting is a way of life and an important tourism draw are implementing or considering deep cuts to hunting permits after a tough winter... more »»

Gypsy moth spraying to begin

May 17, 2015 HARRISBURG — State woodland managers are preparing for an aerial spraying effort to combat gypsy moth population posed for outbreaks in the eastern portion of the state, Department of Conservation... more »»

This week’s trout stockings

May 17, 2015 BEDFORD?COUNTY Tuesday Gladdens Run, Little Wills Creek Hyndman P.O., SR 96 9:30 a.m. Wednesday Wills Creek Hyndman P.O., SR 96 9:45 a.m. CENTRE?COUNTY Monday Cold Stream, Sixmile Run R. more »»

At 102, McGregor relishes history

May 16, 2015 By Ken Love For the Mirror HOLLIDAYSBURG — One of the finest gentlemen you will ever meet — and a man who has experienced more of our local golf scene than anyone alive — celebrated his 102nd... more »»

Late-inning break goes Cubs' way

May 16, 2015 By Jeff Arnold The Associated Press CHICAGO — Matt Szczur merely needed a fly to win the game. more »»

Dodson's resume continues to grow

May 16, 2015 By Cory Giger Curve lefty Zack Dodson is 24 and in the final year of his initial pro contract, which brings with it a certain amount of pressure for a minor league player. more »»

Love: Fowler’s victory at The Players should quiet critics

May 16, 2015 What a great finish to last week’s fifth major, The Players Championship. After a slow start to his final round, 26-year-old Rickie Fowler went 6-under par on his final six holes. more »»

Foursome takes Senior Slam by 3

May 16, 2015 TYRONE — The team of Bob Forshey, Mike Starr, Mike Robuck and Harry Miller (blind draw) took first place in the Sinking Valley Senior Slam Wednesday with a 119 in local golf action. more »»

College signing: Mike Mock, Millersville University baseball

May 16, 2015 Name: Mike Mock High school: Central Sport: Baseball Position: Pitcher, infield College choice: Millersville Other colleges considered: Slippery Rock, Shippensburg Why did you pick Millersville:... more »»

College signing: Nick Hoenstine, Frederick College baseball

May 16, 2015 Name: Nick Hoenstine High school: Central Hometown: Martinsburg Sport: Baseball Position: Second Base College choice: Frederick Community College Other colleges considered: Chesapeake Community... more »»

College signing: Lauren Lucas, Juniata College tennis

May 16, 2015 Name: Lauren Lucas High school: Altoona Area Hometown: Hershey Sport: Tennis College choice: Juniata College Other colleges considered: Dickinson, Susquehanna, Lebanon Valley, Elizabethtown Why I... more »»

Sheetz wins to hike record to 6-1

May 16, 2015 Casey Sheetz had three hits and two RBIs to lead 6-1 Sheetz to a 10-5 win over Private Care Resources in an Altoona Teener Major League game Friday at Seitz Fiel. more »»

WHVL to air Fisher tribute today

May 16, 2015 STATE COLLEGE — WHVL-TV will pay tribute to the extraordinary life of the late Fran Fisher by airing “Penn State Voices: Fran Fisher and Steve Jones.” The one-hour special airs tonight at 7, and 11 a. more »»

Lions’ Brown earns scholarships

May 16, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State Nittany Lion wrestler Matt Brown has added two more honors to his lengthy list of accolades. more »»

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