The Altoona Mirror Columnsen-usMon, 29 Aug 2016 22:43:54 EDTMon, 29 Aug 2016 22:43:54 EDT school golf needs consistent format to be more fair knows that 11 players play for each team during a high school football game. Just as many people know that nine players make up a high school baseball team.Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTCole's elbow checkup not good this time of year - Gerrit Cole is in California, having his right elbow examined, which means the Pirates are likely to hit September with exactly zero of their original starting pitchers in the rotatio.Sun, 28 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTHigh school football really starts tonight around the state still are sorting out the exact effects from the PIAA adding classifications. In fact, District 6's football playoffs won't be completely ironed out until Tuesday when the committee meets in Altoona.Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTKang situation plays role in Freese signing - The Pirates signed David Freese to a two-year extension, guaranteeing him $11 million. Good move or bad? Wishy-washy answer: It depends.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTSchool brings all types of students together, check. Notebooks, check. Pens, pencils and thumb drives ... check.Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT