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Cumming’s big day ignites Park to win

June 22, 2015 BELLWOOD — Catcher Cumming smacked a grand-slam home run in the fourth inning and a two-run shot in the fifth while also firing a five-hitter in leading Park Furniture past Martin Oil, 13-3, in... more »»

St. Francis adds women’s basketball assistant

June 22, 2015 LORETTO — Saint Francis women’s basketball coach Joe Haigh announced the addition of Marwan Miller to his staf. more »»

Scherzer settles for near perfection

June 21, 2015 By Ben Standig The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Pittsburgh Pirates couldn’t stop Max Scherzer from pitching a no-hitter. Pinch-hitter Jose Tabata’s elbow got in the way of a perfect game. more »»

Tigers’ defection from WPIAL a gamble

June 21, 2015 The Hollidaysburg Area School District announced a little more than a week ago that the upcoming football season would be its last in the WPIA. more »»

Softball marathon to be held in August

June 21, 2015 The We CARE Foundation, through the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation, announced the 2015 Softball Marathon will be held Aug. 14, 15, 16. more »»

Game No. 66 unlucky for Curve

June 21, 2015 By Cory Giger cgiger@altoonamirror. more »»

Bucs' GM needs more applause

June 21, 2015 PITTSBURGH — For unknown reasons, some people don’t have much regard for Neal Huntington. Yet what he’s done with the Pirates is bordering on miraculou. more »»

A day to celebrate with your dad

June 21, 2015 Today is Father’s Day. It’s a chance to tell your favorite guy thanks for all he’s been and done for you over the years. more »»

Passanisi’s versatility left mark on Curve

June 21, 2015 Today marks the end of a five-year tenure with the Altoona Curve for Mike Passanisi, the team’s assistant general manager who handled everything from promotions and media relations to radio... more »»

Pharoah couldn’t run with Secretariat

June 21, 2015 I read Ira Kaufman’s column (Pharoah’s triple crown a sight to behold”) last Sunday, and I think we’re the complete opposite. I am a New York City native and currently reside in Bedford. more »»

Bard wins Sunnehanna Amateur

June 21, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Rising University of Virginia junior Derek Bard won the 62nd annual Sunnehanna Amateur Tournament for Champions on Saturday. more »»

Attitude, work ethic drives Rojas

June 21, 2015 By Jim Ferguson For the Mirror Outfielder Mel Rojas Jr. has returned to the Curve after playing at Triple-A Indianapolis for the second half of last year and all of this season. more »»

Givens registers sack in Pa. win

June 21, 2015 Altoona Area High School product Kevin Givens had a hand in helping the Pennsylvania football all-stars to a 20-3 victory over Maryland in a rain-shortened 58th annual Big 33 Classic on Saturday... more »»

Dick’s prevails on 3 unearned runs

June 21, 2015 Dick’s Pharmacy scored three unearned runs in the fifth inning and made it hold up to defeat Locker Room, 3-1, in a George B. Kelley Jr. Baseball Federation game on Saturday at Geesey Par. more »»

Johnston takes City game on error

June 21, 2015 Derek Heckenthorn scored on a throwing error in the bottom of the eighth inning to help Johnston Realty edge Locker Room, 9-8, in Altoona Greater City League baseball action on Saturday at Juniata. more »»

There's a safe way to enjoy black bears

June 21, 2015 Game Commission officers are spending a lot of time chasing down black bear complaint. more »»

Pennsylvania state parks rank high as family-friendly fishing spots

June 21, 2015 A recent nationwide vote conducted by Recreational Boating & Fishing Foundation’s “Take Me Fishing” campaign revealed what many anglers around Pennsylvania already knew: Pennsylvania’s state parks... more »»

Battle over proposed Yellowstone River dam ramping up

June 21, 2015 The Associated Press BILLINGS, Mon. more »»

Pirates' win streak ends at 8

June 20, 2015 By David Ginsburg The Associated Press WASHINGTON — The Washington Nationals used a collective effort to win without Bryce Harper. more »»

The little things add up to Curve 'W'

June 20, 2015 By Cory Giger Friday’s game was a perfect example of who the Curve are this year and why they win so many games, many in unusual fashion. One good hustle play. more »»

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