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Benson's son faces jail time

February 2, 2016 SOMERVILLE, N.J. — The son of a former New York Giants Super Bowl champion and Altoona native Brad Benson has pleaded guilty in New Jersey in an assault-by-auto case. more »»

MVP Scott steals the show

February 1, 2016 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Fans sent enforcer John Scott to the NHL All-Star Game by voting him captain of the Pacific Division. Then they made him tournament MVP. more »»

NFL players question teams' injury concerns

February 1, 2016 Denver Broncos defensive lineman Antonio Smith is a rarity in the NFL: He does not get injured. more »»

Nittany Lions clobber Michigan in Rec Hall whiteout

February 1, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — It was a whiteout on Sunday at Rec Hall as top-ranked Penn State faced 10th-ranked Michigan, and, of course, the sellout crowd of 6,557 came prepare. more »»

Panthers blow out Va. Tech

February 1, 2016 PITTSBURGH — With his team coming off its third double-digit loss in two weeks, Pittsburgh coach Jamie Dixon buried his whistle in practice and dared his players to stop getting pushed around. more »»

Penn State adds D-line recruit

February 1, 2016 Penn State utilized a big visit weekend to help shore up the defensive tackle position for its 2016 recruiting class, just two days before national signing day. more »»

Team doctor inspires athletes, others to thrive

February 1, 2016 Nestled among the major sports facilities in the city of Pittsburgh is the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex, the official practice and training facility of the Pittsburgh Penguins. more »»

Wilson throws 3 TDs in Pro Bowl win

February 1, 2016 HONOLULU — Russell Wilson threw three first-half touchdown passes to lead Team Irvin to a 49-27 victory over Team Rice in the Pro Bowl on Sunday. more »»

On the rise: 1,000-point scorer McClain helps Chatham steadily improve

February 1, 2016 The Chatham University women’s basketball team was locked up in a tight home game with Saint Vincent College on Wednesday when junior post player Jesse Hinkle hurt her ankle and was replaced by a... more »»

Lions’ volleyball looks for big year

February 1, 2016 Since its first varsity season at Penn State Altoona in 2013, the men’s volleyball program has been steadily improving. more »»

College Corner tidbits: Altoona’s Lee nets career best

February 1, 2016 From Mirror reports Darby Lee, an Altoona graduate, scored a career-high 23 points to lift the Hartford women’s basketball team to a 48-44 victory over New Hampshire last Sunday. Lee shot 81. more »»

McCall, Colts on comeback trail

February 1, 2016 Whether he’s serving as a varsity girls or varsity boys basketball coach, Mike McCall believes that, like a well-constructed building, an athletic program is only as solid as its foundation. more »»

Mount soccer honored

February 1, 2016 CRESSON — Last Wednesday evening, the Mount Aloysius men’s soccer team was honored for its historic 2015 season at halftime of the men’s basketball game against La Roche College in the Mount Aloysiu... more »»

Commentary: Regional teams coming down home stretch toward playoffs

February 1, 2016 Thursday night is the cutoff for District 6 Class AA and A teams to accumulate points for the playoffs — entries have to be submitted by 9 a.m. on Friday, and the meeting will be on Saturday mornin. more »»

Mirror Fab Five

February 1, 2016 BOYS District 6-9 Class AAAA/AAA Team Record LW 1. Clearfield 17-1 2 2. Hollidaysburg 14-2 1 3. Altoona 7-9 3 4. Somerset 14-5 4 5. State College 9-9 5 District 5-6 Class AA Team Record LW 1. more »»

Djokovic wins 6th Aussie Open

February 1, 2016 MELBOURNE, Australia — In five previous Australian Open wins, Novak Djokovic had never felt so much love. more »»

This Week's Games to Watch

February 1, 2016 High school boys MONDAY West Branch at Bellwood-Antis Two best teams in ICC North and possibly two best teams in District 6 Class AA meet again. more »»

Four on the floor: Gabriel wins fourth Thomas title

January 31, 2016 BEDFORD — Bedford’s Jonathan Gabriel knew he had a shot at making history coming into the Thomas Chevrolet Tournament by winning his fourth title. more »»

'She loved the Curve games:' Fan who never missed home game passes

January 31, 2016 Susie Mielnik truly was in a league of her own when it comes to minor league baseball, and what she accomplished as an Altoona Curve fan for 17 seasons is one of the most incredible feats imaginable... more »»

NFL shows 1970s Steelers lots of respect

January 31, 2016 PITTSBURGH — The Steelers placed seven players and coach Chuck Noll on the NFL’s Super Bowl 50 Golden Team, and that seems about right. more »»

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