Local Sports

Stewart pitches Martin Oil over Park Home

Mark Stewart recorded 11 strikeouts to help carry Martin Oil to a 6-4 win over Park Home on Saturday at Vets Field in a George B. Kelley Federation game. Cooper Guyer drove in two runs for Martin Oil (4-0), and John Kost was 3-for-5 with three runs scored. Martin Oil (6): Kost cf 533, ...

Thrown off their game

Next stop Today: Game 1 — Akron at Altoona, 4:30 p.m.; Game 2 — Akron at Altoona, 30 minutes after conclusion of Game 1 Pitching matchup: Game 1 —Curve LHP Domingo Robles (0-1, 4.09) vs. RubberDucks TBD; Game 2 — Curve RHP James Marvel (4-5, 3.92) vs. RubberDucks TBD Record: ...

Pirates’ bullpen surrenders 7 runs in road defeat

On deck Today: Pittsburgh at Milwaukee, 4:10 p.m. Pitching matchup: Pirates RHP Jordan Lyles (5-3) vs. Brewers RHP Zach Davies (6-0) TV: AT&T SportsNet By Keith Jenkins The Associated Press MILWAUKEE — Brandon Woodruff struck 10 in six innings and Ryan Braun hit a ...

Lantzy rosters selected

The 2019 Ken Lantzy All-Star football game rosters were released earlier this week and both the North and the South squads are littered with names from the Mirror coverage area. The game is slated for Friday, June 14, at 7 p.m. at Johnstown’s Trojan Stadium. Kickoff is 7 p.m. Locals ...

Mountain Lion vaulters place

STATE COLLEGE — Two local pole vaulters placed, with one winning his division, in the 2019 Central Pennsylvania Track and Field Meet last Saturday. Altoona Area School District rising eighth grader Josiah Treece won the 13-14 young boys division with a height of 9 feet, 4.25 ...

Duo spark Lilly to City League win

Lilly Conrad Chiropractic/American Legion’s Brent Matish and Tim Fabbri each had a pair of RBIs in a 10-1 victory over Medicine Shoppe Friday at Vets Field in a Greater City League game. Lilly Conrad, which led, 4-1, after three innings, improved to 6-1. Matish finished with three hits ...

Lady Bulldogs drop thriller in ninth

CRESSON — The Claysburg-Kimmel High School softball team’s solid 20-win season ended in heartbreak early Thursday evening at the Mount Aloysius College softball field. The Lady Bulldogs built a 5-2 lead in a PIAA Class 1A quarterfinal game against unbeaten DuBois Central Catholic on a ...

Glendale falls on tough call

EVERETT — For a moment in the top of the eighth inning, Glendale thought it was out of a jam with the third out. However, the foul ball call quickly came — negating the out at first — and Millersburg had another chance. With the game knotted, the Lady Indians took advantage of the ...

Control issues cost Mounties

DUBOIS — Philipsburg-Osceola rode a literal perfect storm throughout the postseason that, up until Thursday, allowed the Mounties to start star sophomore pitcher Ryan Whitehead in each game. With no rain in the forecast, senior Bubba Slogosky took the mound for P-O in its PIAA Class 3A ...

Archer, Bell help Pirates win Braves series

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — If the Atlanta Braves needed more reason to purse free agent pitcher Dallas Keuchel, they may have gotten it on Thursday. Mike Foltynewicz allowed consecutive home runs to Colin Moran and Gregory Polanco in the second inning of a 6-1 loss to the ...

Covering the bases

LEADING OFF: The Curve were off Thursday and just finished a stretch that saw them play 16 out of 23 games on the road. Now they’ll play seven in a row at home, as well as 10 out of 13. SAFE AT FIRST: Akron comes to town for four games, with tonight’s series opener set for 7 p.m. Starting ...

Cumming Motors picks up first win

Matt Parks was 3-for-3 with three runs and two RBIs to lead Cumming Motors to its first win of the season in an 8-6 victory over Blair County Oil Thursday at Juniata in a City League-AAABA crossover game. Chase Smith was 2-for-4 for Cumming, drove in two runs and scored another. Austin Miller ...

Sunnehanna remains up to the challenge

If you’re interested in seeing some of the highest quality golf anywhere in the world, you only have to travel to nearby Johnstown next Thursday through Sunday to see the best amateurs in the world competing in the 66th Sunnehanna Tournament of Champions. The club welcomes all fans, at no ...

The latest DelBaggio is growing his career

The DelBaggio name has been one of the most significant in the annals of local golf history over the past half-century, and Altoona-native Austin DelBaggio is looking to add a chapter of his own. DelBaggio, a 2017 graduate of Altoona Area High School, recently completed his sophomore year in ...

DeGol gets another Scotch Valley trophy

HOLLIDAYSBURG —- Anthony DeGol was the winner for the third straight year in the championship flight of the Scotch Valley Country Club Match Play Championships recently. Quinten Dziabo finished as the runner-up. Seth Smith won the first flight, Dan McGrath was the winner of the second ...

Eagles give Wentz $128M over 4 years

PHILADELPHIA — Carson Wentz proved to the Philadelphia Eagles in three years he’s worth a huge investment. Wentz and the Eagles have agreed on a four-year contract extension through the 2024 season. The deal announced Thursday night adds four years to Wentz’s rookie contract. It’s ...

Sports at a glance

PSU hoops to get Wake Forest UNIVERSITY PARK – The Penn State men’s basketball team will host Wake Forest on Wednesday, Dec. 4 in the 21st annual Big Ten/ACC Challenge. The meeting in the Bryce Jordan Center will be the teams’ first as Challenge opponents and the first since a ...

‘Dream come true’

INDIANA — Tyler Adams, a 2015 graduate of Central Cambria High School, had a pretty good day on Wednesday. Adams, a junior left-handed pitcher for the IUP baseball team, was selected by the Philadelphia Phillies in the 27th round of the 2019 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft ...

Big 10 part of game in Las Vegas

The Associated Press The Big Ten and SEC will soon be heading to the Las Vegas Bowl, taking turns facing the Pac-12 when the game moves into a new billion-dollar NFL stadium in 2020. The Big Ten, Southeastern Conference and Big 12 unveiled bowl lineups for the 2020-25 seasons Tuesday. Other ...

Curve coming home off three-game Erie sweep

Next stop Tonight: Idle Next game: Akron at Altoona, Friday,7 p.m. Record: 27-29 From Mirror reports ERIE — The Curve finished off their best three-game stretch of the season Wednesday to sweep a series at Erie. Altoona rolled to a 6-2 victory in its second straight morning game ...