Sports

Warriors on to finals again

National Sports

The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — The Golden State Warriors swept their way to a fifth straight NBA Finals, getting triple-doubles from Stephen Curry and Draymond Green in a 119-117 overtime victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night. Green had 18 points, 14 rebounds and ...

Gov. orders probe at Ohio State

National Sports

The Associated Press COLUMBUS, Ohio — Gov. Mike DeWine declared the late Ohio State University team doctor Richard Strauss a monster Monday as he ordered a review of the state medical board’s handling of his case decades ago and called for lawmakers to lift the statute of limitations on ...

Forest Hills knocks out Central in first round

Local Sports

SIDMAN — Adam Cecere is one of the best athletes to ever come out of sports tradition-rich Forest Hills High School. Now a senior, Cecere has secured a Division I baseball scholarship to Wake Forest University after also standing out as a football quarterback and a basketball power forward ...

Playoffs no bother for Tyrone’s Shultz

Local Sports

TYRONE — Rodney Shultz made his first career playoff start on Monday, and he said it was something that he not only had been focusing on since he got to school Monday morning, but since the first game of the season. That focus was evident in his performance, a one-hit shutout, and with the ...

Big third inning lifts Carroll into semifinals

Local Sports

CRESSON — Nine runs in the third inning sealed the deal for the No. 4 Bishop Carroll baseball team Monday against No. 5 Juniata Valley in the District 6 Class 1A quarterfinals. With a 13-3 victory over the Hornets at Mount Aloysius College, the Huskies punched their ticket into the ...

No ordinary Joe

Local Sports

By Bernie Wilson The Associated Press SAN DIEGO — Joe Musgrove of the Pittsburgh Pirates is undefeated against his hometown San Diego Padres. Musgrove pitched well enough to survive a rough seventh inning and Colin Moran had a three-run home run and four RBIs for the Pirates, who won ...

Curve get out on a high note

Altoona Curve

The Curve enjoyed an impressive weekend against the league’s best team, and they finished it off with a great win before heading out on a very long road trip. Altoona rallied from two runs down to pick up a 6-4 win over Harrisburg on Sunday before 4,673 fans at Peoples Natural Gas Field. ...

Koepka a big part of history

National Sports

By Doug Ferguson The Associated Press FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — Brooks Koepka took his place in PGA Championship history with a wire-to-wire victory, minus the style points. In a raging wind that turned Bethpage Black into a beast, Koepka lost all but one shot of his record seven-shot lead ...

Janosik dream athlete at PC

Scholastic Sports

Name: Lyric Janosik School: Penn Cambria Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Track and field Athlete of the week achievement: Janosik won the long jump with a distance of 18 feet, 1 inch and also finished second in the high jump (5-2) and the 400-meter relay in the District 6 Class 2A ...

Knisely’s work ethic lauded

Scholastic Sports

Name: Duane Knisely School: Chestnut Ridge Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Track and field Athlete of the week achievement: Knisely set two meet records in winning the shot put (53 feet, 5.25 inches) and discus (170-4) at the District 5 Class 2A Track and Field Championships. ...

Mirror track honor roll

Local Sports

BOYS 100 dash: C. Adams, A, 10.84; Howe, Ho, 11.01; Sipes, TM, 11.24; Lawhead, A, 11.27; Rhodes, TM, 11.29 200 dash: Lawhead, A, 22.88; VonColln, A, 22.89; C. Adams, A, 23.01; Liebal, C, 23.13; Wolfe, BA, 23.20 400 dash: Howe, Ho, 50.76; VonColln, A, 50.84; Maxwell, E, 51.16; Grabill, Ho, ...

Raptors need extra time for victory

National Sports

The Associated Press TORONTO — Kawhi Leonard scored 36 points, including eight in the second overtime, and the Toronto Raptors beat Milwaukee 118-112 on Sunday night to cut the Bucks’ lead to 2-1 in the Eastern Conference finals. Pascal Siakam had 25 points and 11 rebounds, Norman ...

Warriors up 3-0 on wounded Blazers

National Sports

The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. — Portland’s Damian Lillard sustained separated ribs in Game 2 of the Western Conference finals against the Golden State Warriors. Lillard confirmed the injury on Sunday, a day after the Trail Blazers lost 110-99 in Game 3. Lillard was 5 of 18 from ...

Sports at a glance

Local Sports

PSU lacrosse in semifinals EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — The Penn State men’s lacrosse team, ranked first in the nation, took down No. 8 Loyola Maryland, 21-14, in the NCAA quarterfinals Sunday to advance to NCAA Championship weekend for the first time in program history. Penn State will play ...

College signings

Local Sports

Name: Christina Brunette High school: Altoona Area Hometown: Altoona Sport: Rowing College choice: Robert Morris Other colleges considered: Clarion Why I picked Robert Morris: “Because of their confidence in not only their athletic programs, but their academic programs as ...

Top seeds going to area jumpers

Local Sports

From Mirror reports Three jumpers from the Mirror coverage area earned top seeds for this weekend’s PIAA Track and Field Championships at Shippensburg University. Chestnut Ridge sophomore Logan Pfister earned the top seed in the Class 2A boys high jump, Penn Cambria junior Lyric Janosik ...

Gallaher helps Lilly Conrad get win

Local Sports

LILLY — Cody Gallaher singled in CJ McCoy with the winning run with two outs in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift Lilly Conrad Chiropractic-American Legion over Blair County Oil, 3-2, on the opening day of the Greater City Baseball League on Sunday. Tim Fabbri earned the win in ...

Area youth baseball roundup

Local Sports

East End East End Youth Baseball MAJOR LEAGUE W-L Penn Med 9-1 Kabello Contracting 7-4 Cumming Motors 7-4 Dean Patterson 6-4 Burgmeier Hauling 6-5 Greenwood Meadows 5-6 Caporuscios Plumbing 1-9 Sheetz 1-9 RESULTS Kabello Contracting 10, Burgmeier Hauling 8: HR—Winters ...

Altoona deals with long road trips the best it can

Altoona Curve

Choosing when a minor league team leaves for a road trip isn’t something most fans think about, but it can make for an interesting decision at times. For instance, the Curve finished up their home series against Harrisburg at about 4:45 p.m. Sunday, and they are off today. They begin a ...

A happy Pagenaud has the top spot

National Sports

The Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — Simon Pagenaud turned a stressful weekend into an unforgettable celebration. Pagenaud earned his first career Indianapolis 500 pole with a four-lap average of 229.992 mph, edging three-time pole winner Ed Carpenter and Spencer Pigot on Sunday. He is the ...