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Pirates can't come up with big hit in ninth

July 22, 2015 The Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Jarrod Dyson hit a two-run single in the eighth inning to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. more »»

Will pay Pirates pay the price?

July 22, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Altoona Curve players would probably be smart to keep their phones fully charged for the rest of the month. There could be an important call coming. more »»

RB Lynch enjoying competition

July 22, 2015 By Cory Giger UNIVERSITY PARK — Akeel Lynch craves the competition, wants the players behind him to excel, to push him. All for the good of the team. Not the individual. more »»

Chaney keys Altoona past West End

July 22, 2015 In the Altoona Babe Ruth 13U baseball team’s first five games of the state tournament, it didn’t register a leadoff hit. That all changed Tuesday night. more »»

Ex-Curve pitcher Hankins enjoying long career

July 22, 2015 By Jim Ferguson For the Mirror Pitcher Derek Hankins is scheduled to take the mound once again tonight in Altoon. more »»

Johnston Realty wins shootout against Wise

July 22, 2015 Johnston Realty pounded out 17 hits and scored nine runs in the first three innings before holding off a late-game rally from Wise Trailer Sales to win, 13-9, in an Altoona AAABA baseball game... more »»

Hull, Ficken get honor from NFF

July 22, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — The All-Big Ten duo of Sam Ficken and Mike Hull each added another honor to their resumes when the National Football Foundation announced the 2015 Hampshire Honor Society membership. more »»

Sideline Cancer advances at regional event

July 22, 2015 PHILADELPHIA — The Sideline Cancer basketball team advanced to the “Super 17” of the 2015 TBT after earning two wins at a regional event held at Philadelphia University this past weekend. more »»

Flash men release hoops schedule

July 22, 2015 LORETTO — The Saint Francis men’s basketball team announced its 2015-16 schedule Tuesday, a 29-game slate that features a date with Duquesne at the Cambria County War Memorial, road trips to Notre... more »»

Altoona White wins, moves out of pool play

July 21, 2015 WILLIAMSPORT — A five-run lead midway through a Babe Ruth baseball game is often enough to win. For Mifflin County, it wasn’t on Monday. more »»

Claysburg ousted by Murrysville

July 21, 2015 GREENSBURG — The Claysburg American Legion team lost a pitcher’s duel, 2-1, to Murrysville on Monday and was eliminated from the Region 7 baseball tournament. more »»

Three drivers repeat at Jennerstown track

July 21, 2015 Jennerstown — On “Emergency Responders Appreciation Night,” which was presented by Somerset Trust Company. Three drivers visited victory lane for the second time this season at Jennerstown Speedwa. more »»

Giger: Mercer's injury another blow to Bucs' infield

July 20, 2015 It looked like a dirty play to me, and now the Pirates have a world of infield problems that aren’t going away any time soon. Brewers baserunner Carlos Gomez had no chance to reach second base. more »»

Brewers finish off sweep of Pirates

July 20, 2015 MILWAUKEE — A lost weekend for the Pittsburgh Pirates wound up with them losing their shortstop. more »»

Wartman’s gesture thrills mom

July 20, 2015 “Once you’re older, you start to realize, wow, my mom’s like a superhero. more »»

Fiscus, Kinkela break through for Park Hills Classic win

July 20, 2015 Matt Fiscus and Rick Kinkela have teamed together to play in the Park Hills Classic the last several years, each time losing on Friday to fall into the Beaten 8s bracket. more »»

Mackey, Kyle lead Locker Room past ProActive

July 20, 2015 Alan Mackey had a two-run double, and Corey Barr also had an RBI double during a three-run second inning that carried Locker Room to a 3-0 win over ProActive Sports in a Greater City League game... more »»

Hollidaysburg in VFW states

July 20, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area 4 VFW 13-14 team beat Altoona, 9-1, Sunday at Longer Elementary to qualify for the state tournament in Mount Union. State play begins Friday. more »»

UNC football program in trouble

July 20, 2015 HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. more »»

Curve hope to bounce back

July 20, 2015 From Mirror reports RICHMOND, Va. — The Curve are bottled up in a tight race in their division, and they’ll need to play well at home from here on out to reach the playoffs. more »»

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