The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usWed, 14 Oct 2015 00:11:27 EDTWed, 14 Oct 2015 00:11:27 EDT sports in October general observations during my favorite month of the year: October is the pinnacle of Pennsylvania beauty, from the vibrant fall foliage to the never-ending pumpkins and mums decorating storefronts and front porches; the crisp air finally...Tue, 13 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EDTTaking the good with the bad are a lot of interesting topics for local sports fans right now, so let's tackle them with some good news and bad news.Mon, 12 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EDTExtend wild card: No viable - One and done turned out to be the story of the Pirates in the postseason for a second consecutive season. Jake Arietta proved that his insane second-half numbers were no fluke.Mon, 12 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EDTOffense takes steps toward its potential PARK - The statistics will show that Penn State had one of its better offensive showings of the season and of James Franklin's now 19-game tenure.Sun, 11 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EDTHayes nearing big milestone Hayes has never liked to get ahead of himself - it's probably one of the things that's made him such a success in high school football - and he's maybe a tad superstitiou.Fri, 9 Oct 2015 00:00:00 EDT