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BG star Zandy left his mark in two sports

April 21, 2014 (Editor’s note: This is the sixth and last in a series on the 2014 Blair County Sports Hall of Fame inductees. more »»

Ngoepe inspired by his late mother

April 21, 2014 We forget sometimes that athletes are people, too. They’re not just statistics on a page. more »»

Kristofco elevates her play, Wilkes program

April 21, 2014 Ally Kristofco has spent most of her senior season on the Wilkes tennis team stressing to its freshmen that they should feel comfortable in the fact they’ll be able to continue the winning tradition... more »»

Carper gets NEC top honor

April 21, 2014 Chris Carper, an Altoona graduate, was named the Northeast Conference Field Athlete of the Week for the second time this season for his efforts on the Robert Morris track and field team. more »»

Juniata soccer players run business to help others

April 21, 2014 HUNTINGDON — Andy Blunk, a Juniata College senior studying environmental science and a four-year starter on the Juniata soccer team, has taken the central idea of his chosen sport — teamwork — to... more »»

Mirror track honor roll

April 21, 2014 BOYS 100 dash: Stamford, A, 11.04; Lohr, CR, 11.25; Sipes, TM, 11.26; Karlheim, BC, 11.33; Helsel, C, 11.37 200 dash: Sipes, TM, 22.54; Stamford, A, 22.64; Lohr, CR, 23.24; Stolz, A, 23. more »»

Mount athletes earn recognition

April 21, 2014 CRESSON — Mount Aloysius College had many of its student-athletes honored during NCAA Division III Week for their contributions of intellect, character and community service. more »»

Byers, Roberts named to all-conference volleyball team

April 21, 2014 A pair of Penn State Altoona men’s volleyball players were recognized for excellent seasons on Friday when the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference posted its 2014 All-Conference Team. more »»

Pittsburgh unable to hold on to 3-1 lead in Game 2

April 20, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Matt Calvert banged home a rebound 1:10 into the second overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets earned the first playoff victory in franchise history with a 4-3 win over the Pittsburgh... more »»

Garcia not thrilled with the view at the moment

April 20, 2014 The minor league schedule calls for 142 games, and winning is rarely the most important aspect of the contest for either tea. more »»

Expectations await Steelers’ Heyward

April 20, 2014 Pittsburgh Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward made it clear he was excited to visit Peoples Natural Gas Field in specifically, Altoona. more »»

Pens get no drama out of Columbus

April 20, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins’ first-round playoff match-up with Columbus is probably as comfortable a series as they could have requested. more »»

Sipes, Voyzey both turn in strong days at Shippensburg

April 20, 2014 SHIPPENSBURG — Tusssey Mountain senior Darrin Sipes claimed two individual titles in Class AA and Tyrone’s Erika Voyzey soared to new heights at the 2014 Jack Roddick/Shippensburg University High... more »»

McMonagle sparks Blue Pirates’ win

April 20, 2014 WILLIAMSBURG — Austin McMonagle pounded out three hits, scored twice and drove in a run in leading Williamsburg past Moshannon Valley, 7-3, Saturday in high school baseball action. more »»

Early signs on Franklin are positive

April 20, 2014 I read Cory Giger’s column about coach James Franklin and agree he will take this Penn State program in a new direction. more »»

Tori Surma

April 20, 2014 Name: Tori Surma Age: 16 Residence: Duncansville High school: Hollidaysburg College would like to attend someday: Penn State or Pitt My favorite sport: Soccer I usually attend games with: My friend... more »»

Nothing wrong if you want to wait to go fishing

April 20, 2014 Weatherwise, opening day for trout could not have been more perfect. Nevertheless, I am not a fan of opening days for anything but spring gobbler and deer. more »»

Lifejacket in small boats, canoes and kayaks a must

April 20, 2014 Serving two masters is never fun, and that’s somewhat how I feel this time of year. more »»

Terrain likely to attract CWD-infected deer gets identified

April 20, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — A study of the spread of chronic wasting disease among white-tailed deer in Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland and Pennsylvania found that infected deer tend to cluster in low-lying... more »»

Ngoepe presents win to Curve

April 19, 2014 A gift triple followed by a Gift squeeze bunt gave the Curve a win Friday night. Over the years, various Curve managers haven’t liked to call for the squeeze play much. more »»

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