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AB eligible, but will he play?

National Sports

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. — Antonio Brown is said to be eligible to play against Miami. Whether he actually does after just three practices with the Patriots is still not clear. “We’re determining that,” coach Bill Belichick said Friday. “I’m not gonna hand out a copy of the game plan. ...

Butler takes blame for Steelers defense

Local Sports

NFL Week 2 Who: Seattle at Pittsburgh When: Sunday, 1 p.m. TV: FOX The latest line: Steelers by four points The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Tom Brady’s good enough on his own, he doesn’t need the help. The Pittsburgh Steelers seemed insistent on providing some anyway while ...

Friday High School Scoreboard

Local Sports

MID-PENN COMMONWEALTH Chambersburg 56, Altoona 24, FINAL Central Dauphin 13, Cumberland Valley 7, FINAL State College 53, Carlisle 12, FINAL LAUREL HIGHLANDS CONFERENCE Cambria Heights 37, Bishop McCort 15, FINAL Bishop Guilfoyle 37, Central Cambria 7, FINAL Somerset 24, Forest Hills 20, ...

Berlin, Portage big part of strong WestPAC rivalry

Local Sports

The matchup Game: Portage Mustangs (3-0 pverall and in the WestPAC Conference) at Berlin Brothersvalley Mountaineers (3-0 overall and in the WestPAC Conference) When: Tonight, 7 p.m. Where: Snyder of Berlin Sports Complex TV: MeTV (Atlantic Broadband channel 110) Coaches: Portage — ...

Rivalries can’t be interrupted

Local Sports

There’s plenty of buzz this week about the Penn State-Pitt series coming to an end again after it was resumed following a long break four years ago. Generations seem split on the issue, but that’s just because your perception of the world is based off your life experiences. For current ...

Musgrove enjoying some positive times

Local Sports

By Gideon Rubin The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Joe Musgrove made some adjustments to his delivery, and he’s enjoying the results. Musgrove pitched five shutout innings and hit a triple, Jacob Stallings homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the San Francisco Giants 4-2 on ...

Jets face daunting task with starting QB out sick

National Sports

The Associated Press FLORHAM PARK, N.J. — Sam Darnold is sick and sidelined — likely for several weeks. New York Jets coach Adam Gase announced Thursday the second-year quarterback has mononucleosis and will miss at least the team’s game against the Cleveland Browns on Monday ...

Davis tops on links for Golden Tigers

Local Sports

Eric Davis shot a medalist score of 77 to help Hollidaysburg edge Altoona, 429-433, despite a 79 from the Mountain Lions’ Scotty Lawhead in high school boys golf action on Thursday at Park Hills. Frank Yeager (82) and Quinn Garrity (83) also broke 85 for the Golden Tigers, and Bob ...

Lady Tigers earn fifth straight victory with sweep

Local Sports

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg won its fifth straight match, 5-0, over Mifflin County with singles wins from Gretta Rhodes, Lydia Lieb and Rachel Gallagher in high school girls tennis on Thursday. The doubles teams of Ella Jodon and Madeline Waibel, and Jennifer Lasek and Jocelyn Pandolph ...

Mounties split two at home

Local Sports

PHILIPSBURG — Philipsburg-Osceola’s boys and girls split with West Branch and Saint Joseph’s with the Mounties beating the Warriors, but losing to the Wolves in high school cross country on Thursday. The P-O boys won 21-34 over West Branch. Saint Joe’s won 17-41 over the Mounties. ...

Unbeaten Central Cambria knocks off BC

Local Sports

EBENSBURG — Central Cambria improved to 3-0 with a 25-22, 25-19, 22-25, 26-24 win over Bishop Carroll, dropping the Lady Huskies to 3-1, in high school girls volleyball action on Thursday. Liz Bopp led the Lady Red Devils with 20 kills to go with 50 assists from Kiersten Szpala. Maggie ...

Lansberry, Bassett help Heights win

Local Sports

PATTON — Cambria Heights bounced back from a 2-0 deficit to beat Bishop Guilfoyle, 6-3 in high school girls soccer action on Thursday. Abbey Lansberry had three goals for Heights, and Kelly Bassett had two. Keeper Molly Hayes had 18 saves. Aurielle Brunner scored two goals for ...

Bedford, Ridge boys earn LHAC shutouts

Local Sports

BEDFORD — Chase DeLong collected a goal and assist, and Mikey Huffman and Bowen LaMarche scored goals in Bedford’s 3-0 shutout of Bishop Carroll in Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference high school boys soccer action on Thursday. Bedford improved its record to 4-1. SCORE BY ...

Juniata gets winner in Alianiello

Local Sports

Fall scholastic and collegiate soccer is under way, and some exciting teams to watch have already emerged and some major changes have taken place as well. Perhaps, the biggest change is on the collegiate level. Juniata College has brought former Altoona Area High School and Saint Francis star ...

Altoona building on win

Local Sports

Vince Nedimyer Jr. has been preaching patience since he took the job as head coach of the Altoona football program. After a pair of lopsided losses to begin the season, a win over Allderdice last Friday will certainly help the wait while the Mountain Lions work out all the kinks. “I’m ...

Bouncing back on mind of Moncrief

Local Sports

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger delivered the message to Donte Moncrief almost immediately, the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback’s way of letting Moncrief know his faith wasn’t shaken in the wide receiver even after Moncrief’s forgettable debut during a 33-3 loss ...

Suprisingly, defense was soft vs. Buffalo

PSU

For the sake of today’s debate, I’ll take the defense, which was supposed to be the team strength and may still be, we’ll see. But some issues surfaced against Buffalo that signaled a red flag. Buffalo kept the ball for 90 plays and 42-plus minutes. That’s hard to believe. So if ...

Running game issues need to get cleaned up

PSU

Quarterback Sean Clifford is tied for the team lead with 108 yards rushing through two games. That’s … not a good thing for Penn State. Yes, the Nittany Lions need Clifford to be able to run the ball some, and he had a beautiful 58-yard scamper Saturday against Buffalo. So this is no ...