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Steelers struggle with power game

November 12, 2014 PITTSBURGH — When the Pittsburgh Steelers signed LeGarrette Blount in the offseason, they envisioned the veteran running back as a brawny change of pace behind bouncy starter LeGarrette Blount. more »»

Rangers put an end to Pens win streak

November 12, 2014 NEW YORK — Henrik Lundqvist was still wary of the Pittsburgh Penguins even as he and the rest of the New York Rangers dismantled the hottest team in hockey. more »»

Franklin trying to stay positive about offense

November 12, 2014 cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Bad trip to Big Apple ... let's count

November 12, 2014 PITTSBURGH — So many mistakes on the Pittsburgh Steelers’ trip to New York, only much space to type about them. more »»

Hurdle finishes 2nd in manager voting

November 12, 2014 NEW YORK — Buck Showalter and Matt Williams won the Manager of the Year awards Tuesday, turning a Beltway double play. more »»

Local coach just wants win

November 11, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — As Matt Rhule leads his Temple Owls onto the field this Saturday, a wave of familiarity will likely rush over him. more »»

Nittany Lions take QB recruit from Indiana

November 11, 2014 Forty-eight hours after beating Indiana in Big Ten football play, Penn State has taken the Hoosiers’ 2015 quarterback recruit, as well. Tommy Stevens, the Decatur, Ind. more »»

Wagner stepping up

November 11, 2014 Name: Jon Wagner School: Huntingdon Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Wagner rushed for 219 yards on 23 carries and scored three touchdowns to help Huntingdo... more »»

Flash women put up 111 points

November 11, 2014 LORETTO — Four players reached double-figures for the Saint Francis University women’s basketball team as it dropped the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown, 111-84, in exhibition action inside DeGol... more »»

Jenny’s big day leads to win

November 11, 2014 Tyler Jenny, a Glendale graduate, finished 24-of-40 and threw for 411 yards and four touchdowns in Lycoming’s 30-29 overtime victory over Lebanon Valley Saturday. The Warriors improved to 7-2. more »»

‘Mountie Madness’ will kick off season

November 11, 2014 CRESSON — Tonight starting at 7:30, Mount Aloysius College will host its annual ‘Mountie Madness’ event in the Athletic Convocation & Wellness Cente. more »»

Clapper expects basketball team to improve

November 11, 2014 For Penn State Altoona men’s basketball coach Billy Clapper, improvement is the operative word when discussing the 2014-2015 edition of his tea. more »»

Steelers unable to figure out 1-8 Jets team

November 10, 2014 EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — No big day for Big Ben this time. Not with four turnovers by the Pittsburgh Steelers. more »»

Steelers highlights, lowlights

November 10, 2014 By Buck Frank The following are the highlights and lowlights from the Steelers’ 20-13 loss to the New York Jets on Sunday at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, N.. more »»

Win nice, but Lions need one more

November 10, 2014 Looking back on Saturday and ahead to this week and beyond for the Penn State football team. Looking back n 5 things to like 1. more »»

New-look Penn State still picking up victories

November 10, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — In some ways, Penn State’s home opener at Rec Hall against Lehigh looked much like the previous three years with the raising of the Big Ten and NCAA championship banners and a larg... more »»

Juniata turnovers costly on senior day

November 9, 2014 HUNTINGDON — The Juniata football team had a path to a comeback set up, thanks to a Moravian botched snap on an extra point attempt on?Saturda. more »»

Titans use quick strikes in throttling of Windber

November 9, 2014 SAXTON — Tussey Mountain coach Josh Smith admitted that all season his team has been more prone to long, clock-eating drives that led to scores. more »»

Shade takes advantage of costly NBC mistakes

November 9, 2014 CAIRNBROOK — Northern Bedford had two early turnovers Saturday night against Shade, but its defense was able to keep Shade off the scoreboard. more »»

Jets must stop red-hot Big Ben

November 9, 2014 EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Just what Rex Ryan and the struggling New York Jets needed. more »»

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