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Lions took defeatist attitude to Alabama

September 26, 2010 You may be tired of talking about the Alabama game, but please humor me. There are two schools of thought for facing the situation that Penn State had in the Alabama game. . more »»

Big Ten realignment puts PSU in right spot

September 19, 2010 Cory Giger recently wrote an article voicing his concerns about the new Big Ten divisional alignments. more »»

Penn State should leave Big Ten Conference

September 12, 2010 Common sense says Penn State’s No. 1 rival should be in-state Pitt. PSU has had more lean years than good years since joining the Big Ten. more »»

Pitt fan concerned about JoePa

August 22, 2010 As a Pitt fan, I have no use for JoePa or Penn State. That said, it hurts to see the old Lion looking so frail, so mortal, so octogenarian. My parents are about the same age as Coach Paterno. more »»

Anxious for Penn State season

August 8, 2010 Like Cory Giger, I was misled at first to believe Joe Paterno looked haggard and had no energy in his voice at the Big Ten Media Day. more »»

Greenberg, Ryan win control of Rangers

August 5, 2010 (Editor's note: Chuck Greenberg owned the Altoona Curve from 2002-2008). By ANGELA K. more »»

Kraft teaches more than baseball

July 25, 2010 Determination, integrity and honor are three words I learned the true meaning of because of two men: my dad and John Kraft. more »»

Runner fueled by motivation

July 18, 2010 My daughter ran in the Hollidaysburg YMCA July 4 race, and it brought back memories. more »»

Felus story stirs fond memories

July 11, 2010 I thought Ken Love did a wonderful article about my good friend John Felus. I have known John since I was a teenager working at the Summit Country Club. more »»

Fond memories of Mellon Arena

July 4, 2010 It’s time to say goodbye to an old friend. Early this month, the Mellon Arena will close for good, giving way to a brand spanking new facility across the street — The Consol Energy Center. more »»

Privates have geographical edge

June 20, 2010 Recent letters to the Mirror from Ed Leipold and Beth Ann Carnevale use the inflammatory terms “bias” and “bigotry” when trying to excuse the advantages private schools enjoy when competing against... more »»

Pitcher, umpire show their class

June 13, 2010 Following the blown call by experienced Major League Baseball umpire Jim Joyce on Detroit Tigers’ Armando Gallaraga’s almost-perfect game recently, I was ready to jump on the downhill sled... more »»

Seeing both sides of must-play rule

June 6, 2010 After reading a great deal about the continued controversy over the must-play rule in the Central Blair Recreation Commission basketball program, I felt the necessity to give some input as a... more »»

It's time for Big Ben to reform

May 23, 2010 The recent front-page article in the Mirror on Big Ben Roethlisberger, “Fall from Grace” got me to thinking about the reaction of people with mud on their own feet. more »»

Atlantic Broadband lacks service

May 16, 2010 I think that it is abominable that Atlantic Broadband did not pick up the full package of Pittsburgh Pirate games. more »»

Fandom: Steve Bidoli

May 16, 2010 Name: Steve Bidoli Age: 37 Residence: Altoona High school: Altoona, class of 1990 I usually attend games with: My brother, Joe Bidoli My... more »»

Don’t lump Raiders with Steelers

May 9, 2010 In response to John Mehno’s short article from May 5 in which he referred to the Steelers’ recent clandestine behavior as “Raider-like,” why are the Raiders always cast in a negative light? more »»

Renewing public-private debate

April 25, 2010 The PIAA recently concluded its annual private (and charter) school championship party (the PIAA basketball championships). more »»

Heights’ tall Vescovi caused problems for foes

April 18, 2010 You make the call: In order to charge an error, you have seen the play develop. You can’t make the call because you see a grounder in the outfield. more »»

No charges filed against Roethlisberger

April 12, 2010 By Kate Brumback The Associated Press MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. more »»

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