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Inductees treasure community

April 24, 2016 Each of the honorees in the Blair County Sports Hall of Fame’s 2016 induction class were celebrating some very special achievements during the Hall’s 17th induction dinner at the Blair County... more »»

Bilas entertains, enlightens

April 24, 2016 After growing up in a small Yugoslavian fishing community in southern California, Jay Bilas’ life has taken him through a number of possible careers. more »»

Curve's DuRapau dominant in career

April 24, 2016 Montana DuRapau has put up some of the best stats of any pitcher in minor league baseball the past couple of years, which is pretty astounding for a 32nd-round draft pick. more »»

Meadows returning

April 24, 2016 Prized outfield prospect Austin Meadows, who’s been out with an eye injury, will be on his way to Altoona today to join the Curve, Pirates president Frank Coonelly confirmed Saturday night. more »»

Belinda’s single lifts Mounties

April 24, 2016 PHILIPSBURG — Isaac Knepp scored on a Caleb Belinda single to left field as Philipsburg-Osceola defeated Huntingdon, 1-0, in a nine inning high school baseball game Saturday. more »»

Thunder take 3-1 series lead

April 24, 2016 DALLAS — Russell Westbrook had 25 points and 15 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Dallas Mavericks 119-108 on Saturday night, taking a commanding 3-1 lead in a testy first-round series... more »»

Shea, Shuck lead Lady Bearcats to title

April 24, 2016 HUNTINGDON — Kylie Shea and Brooke Shuck each had two hits as Huntingdon edged Hollidaysburg, 3-2, in the finals of the Huntingdon Softball Tournament Saturday. more »»

George Mason tops Red Flash

April 24, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Despite splitting the first two sets, the Saint Francis men’s volleyball team fell to the George Mason Colonials, 3-1, in the EIVA Championship on Saturday night at Rec Hall. more »»

Young Pens on verge of advancing

April 23, 2016 The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Matt Murray watched the Pittsburgh Penguins’ second-round collapse against the New York Rangers from afar two years ago, the wispy goaltender still a teenage... more »»

Bucs hold on to beat D-Backs

April 23, 2016 PHOENIX (AP) — Sean Rodriguez, Gregory Polanco and Jordy Mercer homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates held on to beat Arizona 8-7 on Friday night, snapping the Diamondbacks' five-game winning streak. more »»

Williamsburg has its night

April 23, 2016 By Philip Cmor pcmor@altoonamirror HOLLIDAYSBURG — Ron Sollenberger got a gleam in his eye, then channeled a current presidential candidate. more »»

New AD approaches job with a good vibe

April 23, 2016 LORETTO — Susan Robinson Fruchtl knows she’s walking into a good situation as Saint Francis’ new athletic director, with a strong support staff and university commitment to growth. more »»

Ramirez sparks Curve win

April 23, 2016 By Cory Giger Curve outfielder Harold Ramirez, from Colombia, had never seen snow in his life until he got to Altoona a couple of weeks ag. more »»

SFU coach leads team to historic win over PSU

April 23, 2016 LORETTO — Saint Francis recorded the school’s best win — in any sport — in 25 years Thursday night, pulling off a true David vs. more »»

Juniata Valley edges Bellwood

April 23, 2016 BELLWOOD — Juniata Valley broke a 2-2 tie in the top of the seventh inning to earn a 3-2 win over Bellwood-Antis in high school baseball on Friday. more »»

Cox’s big game propels Heights

April 23, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — Kat Cox smashed two homers, both two-run shots, as part of her three-hit and five RBI day as Cambria Heights got past Westmont Hilltop, 7-3, in high school softball on Friday. more »»

Bishop Guilfoyle takes two from Somerset

April 23, 2016 Bishop Guilfoyle downed Somerset in two rain-shortened matches, 3-1, and 3-0, at Mansion Park in high school boys tennis on Frida. more »»

Leamer, Terek in PSFCA game

April 23, 2016 Two players and one coach from the Mirror coverage area were selected for the 15th PSFCA East/West All-Star Game, the Pennsylvania Scholastic Football Coaches Association announced. more »»

M&T shuts out J&P

April 23, 2016 Isaac Stiffler and Jonah Zolnak each had two hits and an RBI as M&T Bank shut out J&P Auto Mart, 11-0, in five innings at Seitz Field in an Altoona Teener Baseball League game for 13-year-olds on... more »»

Huntingdon knocks off Forest Hills in four

April 23, 2016 HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon Area dropped the first set to Forest Hills (17-25), but then battled back to take the next three (25-20, 25-19, 25-23) to earn the win in high school boys volleyball Friday. more »»

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