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Pens lose on power play

Professional Sports

The Associated Press OTTAWA, Ontario — Ryan Dzingel scored on a power play at 1:20 of overtime to give the Ottawa Senators a 2-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night. The Penguins were called for too many men on the ice, setting up the winning power play. Thomas Chabot ...

Youth, experience mix key Lions

PSU

UNIVERSITY PARK — Pat Chambers foresees opponents having a tougher time scouting Penn State if the Nittany Lions keep getting contributions from freshmen while their top rebounder rounds into form. Rasir Bolton scored a career-high 27 points while Mike Watkins and Lamar Stevens posted ...

WVU QB Grier skipping bowl

National Sports

The Associated Press MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia quarterback Will Grier won’t play for the 15th-ranked Mountaineers in the Camping World Bowl against No. 17 Syracuse, instead focusing on preparation for the NFL draft. Grier announced his decision Saturday in a statement released ...

Hoops du Jour

Local Sports

SFU men at Delaware Tipoff: 2 p.m., Bob Carpenter Center, Newark, Del. Records: Saint Francis (3-5); Delaware (7-3) Coaches: Rob Krimmel is 82-113 in his seventh season at Saint Francis and overall. Martin Inglesby is 34-42 in his third season at Delaware and overall. Radio: Online at ...

New fishing licenses ready for purchase

Outdoors

With the close of deer season yesterday, the process of enduring another winter begins. The late small-game seasons start tomorrow and can offer some opportunities to get outside if the weather cooperates. And those who still have an unfilled deer tag will also have one last chance to get a ...

Grow up. Get over it. Try some venison

Outdoors

If the hunters in your home are among those who bagged a deer, you have a supply of clean, healthful, lean meat to augment the food budget. Already some of you are wrinkling your noses at the thought. “I can’t stand the wild taste,” is what I hear so often. I do not believe there is ...

Mandarin duck gaining popularity

Outdoors

NEW YORK — It took just days for the brightly colored Mandarin duck that appeared suddenly in a Central Park pond to turn both New Yorkers and visitors into a new gaggle: the quackarazzi. A horde of photographers has been gathering daily in the park off Fifth Avenue for well over a month, ...

C-K’s Harr wins title

Scholastic Sports

SAINT MARYS — Claysburg-Kimmel crowned one champion at the Saint Marys Kickoff Clasic in the form of Kobe Harr on Saturday afternoon in high school wrestling action. Harr won 1-0 over Saint Marys in the 160-pound final. He beat Cameron County’s Wendell O’Brien, by technical fall, 18-3, ...

Everett captures Windber tournament

Scholastic Sports

WINDBER — Everett won the Windber Tipoff Tournament Saturday night, thanks to a 45-32 victory over the host Lady Ramblers in girls high school basketball action. All-tournament selection Kaitlyn Maxwell led the Lady Warriors with 21 points, 10 rebounds and four steals, and Brooke Colledge ...

Delerme leads Tigers to tourney championship

Scholastic Sports

INDIANA — The Hollidaysburg boys basketball team won the Indiana Tournament Saturday night, thanks to a 61-42 victory over Purchase Line in high school action. Tourney MVP Jaden Delerme led the Tigers (2-0), up 27-15 at the break, with 21 points. Sam Servello added 20 points to go with 13 ...

Young Eagles soar past rival Blue Devils

Scholastic Sports

By Jim Lane For the Mirror TYRONE — With six freshmen and five sophomores on the roster, Tyrone Area High School boys basketball coach George Gripp is optimistic about his team’s future. The Golden Eagles’ season-opening 63-18 romp over rival Bellwood-Antis on Friday night did ...

Fast start propels Lady Tigers

Scholastic Sports

By John Hartsock jhartsock@altoonamirror.com HOLLIDAYSBURG — Coaches often point to the first game of each season as a measuring stick to gauge their team’s potential. Hollidaysburg girls basketball coach Deanna Jubeck liked a good bit of what she saw from her team Friday night in the ...

Juniata Valley knocks off Forest Hills; CC loses

Local Sports

SIDMAN — It was the opening night of the girls basketball season, but both games of the Forest Hills Girls Basketball Tip-Off Tournament had a playoff feel. The tournament was stacked with Forest Hills (defending District 6, Class 4A champions), Juniata Valley (defending 6-A champs and ...

Deceased player had ties to both Curve, Pirates organizations

Altoona Curve

By Fabiola Sanchez The Associated Press CARACAS, Venezuela — Former major league players Luis Valbuena and Jose Castillo were killed in a car crash caused by highway bandits who then robbed them, officials said Friday. The 33-year-old Valbuena and 37-year-old Castillo died late Thursday ...

Portage, Penn Cambria set for rematch

Local Sports

PORTAGE — The championship round of the 25th annual Art Burkett Memorial Girls Basketball Tournament will feature two common opponents. After convincing wins against their opening night opponents, Portage and Penn Cambria will both face off in the championship contest. The title game, ...

QBs are picking up steam

National Sports

The Associated Press NEW YORK — Tua Tagovailoa rolled across the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on a black scooter with a little Alabama sticker on the front, his sprained left ankle in a gray plastic boot, safely propped up as he pushed off with his right foot. The Crimson Tide ...

Barton, Servello lead Tigers to win over Valley

Local Sports

INDIANA — Mitch Barton and Sam Servello each scored 12 points to lead Hollidaysburg to a 50-36 victory over Valley in the first round of the Indiana Tournament Friday. Owen Batzel added 10 points for the Golden Tigers. HOLLIDAYSBURG (50): Batzel 5 0-0 10, Delerme 4 1-1 9, Barton 4 4-4 12, ...

Lady Lions qualify for regional final

PSU

From Mirror reports STANFORD, Calif. – The No. 8 seed Penn State women’s volleyball team took down Washington 26-24, 25-21, 25-21 Friday night to advance to the NCAA Stanford Regional Final in Maples Pavilion. The Nittany Lions moved to 26-7 on the season with the win. Penn State ...

Everett edges United; Herrington scores 51

Local Sports

WINDBER — Madison Hicks had a double-double with 11 points and 12 rebounds, and Kaitlyn Maxwell scored a game-high 17 points as Everett edged out United, 37-34, in the first round of the Windber Tip-Off Tournament. Maizee Fry scored 17 points for the Lady Lions and Laura Susick finished the ...

Drama will be on high alert

National Sports

The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — A general’s pep talk about actual life-and-death battles emerged as a driving force this season for the Army football team. In the Army, the general said, you win or you die. Far more consequential than bragging rights on the football field, but ...