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Payne leads B-A

SAXTON — Ashtyn Payne’s big day at the plate powered Bellwood-Antis’ 15-2 six-inning victory over Tussey Mountain in high school softball Monday. Payne collected three singles and a triple while also driving in four runs and scoring four times. Gabriella Finn had three hits, Faith ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: C. Adams, A, 11.06; Lawhead, A, 11.27; Howe, Ho, 11.34; Brumbaugh, CC, 11.44; VonColln, A, 11.44; Wolfe, BA, 11.44 200 dash: Lawhead, A, 22.88; Wolfe, BA, 23.24; VonColln, A, 23.45; O’Brien, CC, 23.64; Liebal, C, 23.67 400 dash: Howe, Ho, 51.32; Maxwell, E, 53.14; ...

Penn State packs a perfect punch with its B-W weekend

Some general observations while enjoying the springtime weather and the springtime sports. n Could Penn State pack any more into the Blue-White weekend? The spring football scrimmage highlights what has become over the last two decades a showcase for all things sports and all things Nittany ...

Bedford tennis team sweeps

JOHNSTOWN — The Bedford Area boys tennis team improved to 15-1 overall with a 5-0 win over Bishop McCort on Monday in high school action. The Bisons got singles wins from Caleb Beidle, Johnny Imgrund and Luke Dague to go with doubles victories from Zach Kachman and Lance Dague, along with ...

Family ties: Fasolo sisters bond, grow through softball

On the surface, Saturday’s softball doubleheader between Juniata and Elizabethtown looked like your typical mid-April Landmark Conference event. But if you took a closer look when you arrived to West End Field this weekend, it’s likely you noticed a large contingent of supporters for two ...

Mirror track honor roll

BOYS 100 dash: C. Adams, A, 11.06; Lawhead, A, 11.27; Howe, Ho, 11.34; Brumbaugh, CC, 11.44; VonColln, A, 11.44; Wolfe, BA, 11.44 200 dash: Lawhead, A, 22.88; Wolfe, BA, 23.24; VonColln, A, 23.45; O’Brien, CC, 23.64; Liebal, C, 23.67 400 dash: Howe, Ho, 51.32; Maxwell, E, 53.14; ...

Altoona’s Folcarelli wins Pan-Ram javelin

HARRISBURG — Altoona Area High School senior Michael Folcarelli won the javelin event at the 31st New Balance Pan-Ram Track and Field Invitational on Saturday. Folcarelli threw the javelin 178 feet, 6 inches to best a field of 36 competitors at Central Dauphin High School’s Landis ...

Area youth baseball

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Warm weather means busy first day

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Sunny, warm temperatures and cloudy water conditions greeted area fishermen for the first day of the 2019 trout season in Blair County and surrounding counties Saturday. The water on Canoe Creek was murky, but that wasn’t all bad, maintained most of the fishermen surveyed. ...

Curve suddenly involved in losing stretch

Baseball is a crazy game sometimes. One moment you’re sitting on top of your division with a record of 5-0, the next you lose four of five games. This is also part of what minor league baseball is about: learning how to deal with a string of setbacks that eventually lead to a stretch of ...

Lisenby, Sugano shine in spring SFU game

LORETTO — Brandan Lisenby caught a late 28-yard touchdown pass and the White Team made two “splash” plays late to complete a 26-25 comeback win over the Red Team in the annual Spring Game held at DeGol Field. Saturday’s game rewarded “splash plays” with offense being rewarded for ...

Sports at a glance

AP: Kings will hire Walton SACRAMENTO — A person with direct knowledge of the agreement says Luke Walton will become coach of the Sacramento Kings, just a day after parting ways with the Los Angeles Lakers following three losing seasons. The 39-year-old Walton was dismissed by the Lakers ...

’Pen lets Bucs down again

The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Howie Kendrick is quickly making up for lost time. Limited to only five games last season because of a torn Achilles and slowed this spring by a hamstring injury, the 35-year-old Kendrick is off to a fast start for the Washington Nationals. He’s 6 for ...

Tyrone softball adds another win

TYRONE — Callie Maceno’s two-run RBI single with two outs in the sixth inning gave Tyrone the lead in a 3-1 comeback win over Southern Huntingdon Saturday afternoon in high school softball action. Maci Brodzina’s RBI triple scored Maceno for an added insurance run for the Lady Eagles, ...

Franklin looking for more than football

For as much as some fans love that there will be football of any kind being played, today’s Blue-White Game is still only one spring practice, so it has to be taken with a grain of salt in a lot of ways. Penn State coach James Franklin even made the point of saying that the football is not ...

What to do down 2?

The Associated Press UNIONDALE, N.Y. — After falling behind in the second period, the New York Islanders didn’t get discouraged. They maintained their focus, tied it minutes later and then pulled away in the third period. Jordan Eberle and Josh Bailey scored less than four minutes apart ...

Suiter reflects on Curve history

Next stop Today: Akron at Altoona, DH at 3 p.m. Notable: Friday’s game was rained out, leading to the DH today. The Curve will be called the Allegheny Yinzers and wear special jerseys for the second game, in the first installment of their season-long promotion. Jerrick Suiter was one of ...

Bucs win on Moran homer

On deck Today: Pittsburgh at Washington, 4:05 p.m. Pitching matchup: Pirates RHP Chris Archer (1-0) vs. Nationals RHP Anibal Sanchez (0-1) TV: AT&T SportsNet The Associated Press WASHINGTON — Colin Moran had a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the 10th inning and the Pittsburgh ...

Nominations sought for Mirror top awards

The Mirror is seeking nominations for special awards to be presented at its 14th annual Athlete of the Year banquet on Monday, May 20. Area high schools are invited to submit nominations for the Ron Rickens Sportsmanship Awards, the Dean Rossi Leadership Award and the Erin (Johnson) Kelly ...

College signings

Caleb Beidle: Mt. Aloysius tennis Name: Caleb Beidle High school: Bedford Hometown: Bedford Sport: Tennis College choice: Mount Aloysius College Other colleges considered: Juniata, Frostburg State, Millersville Why I picked Mount Aloysius: “They have a well respected education ...