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Sylvan Hills holds senior tournament

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The team of Sen Thaich, George Sinisi, Tom Shea and Pat Dunn won the Senior League Tournament held recently at the Sylvan Hills Golf Club. Second-place honors went to the team of Lynn Perry, Marty Long, Jim Brown and Buck Lear. Mark Emery and Bucky Miller, along with Mike ...

Green sparks Locker Room

Tyreke Green had two hits and drove in four runs to lead Locker Room to a 13-3 win over Police in an Altoona Teener Major League 14-15 game at Mansion Park on Tuesday night. Green also got the win, striking out five without a walk. Nick Folcarelli, Gauge Frank and Andrew Greiner all added ...

Benton’s showing keys CM’s victory

Dylan Benton pitched a two-hitter, struck out 12, walked no one and added two RBIs to help Cumming Motors to a 12-1 City League win over Barton’s Plumbing and Heating at Mansion Park Monday night. Cumming Motors also got two hits and three RBIs each from Jake Plunkett and Catcher Cumming. ...

Four Nittany Lions on Hall of Fame watch list

UNIVERSITY PARK — Former Penn State first-team All-Americans Bobby Engram, Jeff Hartings and Steve Wisniewski were selected as a part of the national ballot for the National Football Foundation’s College Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019. A total of 76 players and six coaches from FBS are on ...

Former champs claim victories

JENNERSTOWN — A pair of former champions were victorious as Jennerstown Speedway Complex’s top division of racing, the Martella’s Pharmacies RUSH late models competed in “double features” on Saturday. Defending track champion, Jeremiah Kuntz won the make-up event, rained out from ...

College signing

Noah Zolnak: Juniata track and field High school: Altoona Area Hometown: Altoona Sport: Track and field Events: 100, 200 and 400 dashes, and 1600 relay College choice: Juniata Other colleges considered: Susquehanna, Marietta (Ohio), Washington & Jefferson, ...

BG, Altoona volleyball honored by coaches with Mid-State picks

District 6 champions Altoona and Bishop Guilfoyle each placed four players on the Mid-State Boys Volleyball League 2018 All-Stars. Altoona, the D6 Class 3A champ, was represented by senior outside hitter Phil Swartz, junior setter Chris Ball, junior middle back Andrew Cassidy and junior ...

IUP inducting former Lady Tiger

INDIANA — IUP recently announced its 2018 Athletic Hall of Fame induction class, and it includes Hollidaysburg Area High School product Erin Falce. The class of 12 individuals will be inducted at a ceremony on Saturday, Sept. 22 prior to the Crimson Hawks’ home football game against ...

Area youth baseball

LTYBA LOGAN TOWNSHIP YOUTH BASEBALL ASSOCIATION Majors W-L Razor's Edge 6-3 Peterman's Florist 4-5 Gieg Law Office 3-5 Sheetz 0-9 RESULTS Port Matilda 13, Peterman's Florist 6: Multiple hits—Miller 2, Dean 2 (PF). LP—Dean. SO—Dean 6, Parsons 3 (PF). Port Matilda ...

Fox televison set to show a lot of the World to us

Commentary The premier event in world soccer kicks off on June 14 with the 2018 men’s FIFA World Cup in Russia. There is a missing link — for the first time in 32 years the USA will not be competing in World Cup competition, after the men’s team failed to qualify late last year after it ...

Connor Zerbee: Seton Hill track and field

High school: Altoona Area Hometown: Altoona Sport: Track and field Events: High jump, triple jump College choice: Seton Hill Other colleges considered: Lock Haven, California, Pa., Pitt-Johnstown Why I picked Seton Hill: “They have a great program for my major. and I like the ...

2018 Mirror track and field all-stars

BOYS FIRST TEAM Connor Adams, jr., Altoona: Mirror honorable mention all-star as a sophomore ... District 6 3A long jump fourth-place finisher and state qualifier, 400 relay runner-up and state qualifier, 100 dash runner-up ... Part of the 400 relay that finished 12th at states ... West ...

Shirley’s gets walk-off win

CLAYSBURG — Shirley’s Cookies scored two runs on an error in the bottom of the seventh inning to rally past Tyrone Legion, 5-4, in a George B. Kelley Federation game. Seth Musselman homered for Shirley’s, and Tanner Hunt drove in a pair of runs. Tyrone got two hits, including a ...

N.C. State hires SFU coach

RALEIGH — After serving as head softball coach at Saint Francis for the past seven seasons, Jennifer Patrick-Swift has been named head coach of the North Carolina State softball program, as announced by Director of Athletics Debbie Yow on Saturday.a “We’d like to welcome Jennifer to the ...

Back from suspension, RP DuRapau shines

From Mirror reports HARTFORD, Conn. — Montana DuRapau served his punishment, and now his addition to the Curve bullpen could turn out to be one of the biggest moves of the season for the club. Altoona’s bullpen has struggled most of the season, but DuRapau made an immediate impact ...

Lady Bulldogs, Lady Mounties have date at PSU

A pair of area softball squads will be playing at Penn State, while the Huntingdon baseball team finally will be using a venue it had expected to see when the PIAA playoffs begin in those sports on Monday. Claysburg-Kimmel and Philipsburg-Osceola will comprise the second half of a ...

BCO’s Steffy homers, drives in four

Sean Steffy had three hits, including a solo homer, and drove in four runs to lead Blair County Oil to an 11-5 victory over Sheetz in Altoona Greater City League baseball action on Friday night at Vets Field. Jarrod Prugar had two RBIs and Josh Wyandt collected three hits for Blair County ...

Shoal Creek becomes ‘inviting’ to those who attend

This is a big week for women’s golf as Shoal Creek Country Club hosts the 2018 U.S. Women’s Open in Birmingham, Alabama. It’s an important week for the Shoal Creek club too — a redemption story, of sorts, for a club that burst into the national spotlight for all the wrong reasons ...

Perrones spearhead Lilly, 9-3

LILLY — Richard Perrone struck out nine batters with two walks and had two hits, while Tanner Perrone and Salvador Cabrera each drove in two runs as Lilly won its first game of the season, 9-3, in Cambria Legion baseball action on Thursday. Devon Conway also had two hits for Lilly, with a ...

Clinton course withstands test of time

By Ken Love For the Mirror Many of the area’s best golfers will be heading to Clinton Country Club this weekend to compete in the 94th Central Counties Individual and Team Championship. The tournament is open to members of clubs connected with the Central Counties Golf Association and ...