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Guilfoyle wins again

Local Sports

RURAL VALLEY — The Bishop Guilfoyle boys volleyball team improved to 12-4 Tuesday night with a 25-18, 25-18, 25-21 victory at West Shamokin in high school action. The Marauders got 30 assists and 11 service points from Vincent Good to go with 14 kills from Charles Patterson. Mike Burke ...

Predators up 2-1 in series

National Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Roman Josi scored a power-play goal with 2:43 left, and the Nashville Predators rallied to beat the Anaheim Ducks 2-1 Tuesday night in their first-ever home game in the Western Conference finals. The Predators grabbed a 2-1 lead in the series with their 10th straight ...

No. 1 seed Celtics get the No. 1 pick

National Sports

NEW YORK — The Boston Celtics have won the NBA draft lottery, capitalizing on a trade they made with the Brooklyn Nets four years ago. The Los Angeles Lakers were other big winners, moving up one spot to second to hold onto their pick. They would have had to trade it to Philadelphia if it ...

LeBron back in familiar territory

National Sports

By Tom Withers The Associated Press INDEPENDECE, Ohio — LeBron James is a meticulous dresser on and off the court, so his fashion choice on Tuesday was no accident. He had worn the sleeveless T-shirt before in practice, but the black cutoff with the picture of a gold-and-green ...

Nats have too much offense

Professional Sports

The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Bryce Harper has known for about a year that PNC Park was the only stadium in the National League where the Washington Nationals star hadn’t gone deep. One vicious swing on Tuesday night checked it off the list. Harper sent a laser to the last row of ...

Ugly end to Curve winning streak

Altoona Curve

From Mirror reports BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — The Curve came here playing well, winning four of five, but endured a rough night pitching and hitting Tuesday. Binghamton rumbled past Altoona, 10-2, at NYSEG Stadium in the first meeting between the teams this season. The Rumble Ponies scored twice ...

Tough to find a home

Professional Sports

By John Mehno For the Mirror PITTSBURGH — Adam Frazier leads the Pirates in batting average (.317), and Josh Bell has the team lead in home runs (seven). Yet neither player is likely to play a full game because their defensive skills have yet to fully develop. Frazier, who started as ...

Penguins’ goalie Fleury stops everything in Game 2

Professional Sports

By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 23 shots for his second shutout of the playoffs and the Pittsburgh Penguins evened their Eastern Conference final against Ottawa with a 1-0 victory in Game 2 on Monday night. Phil Kessel beat Craig Anderson with ...

Sports celebrates Mom the right way

Sports Columns

Commentary It was hard to miss if you’re a baseball fan this past Mother’s Day weekend: baseball’s best sporting plenty of pink in celebration of Mom. T-shirts peeked out under special uniforms with the Mom-inspired color scheme. Home teams in white, visitors in grey, all trimmed in ...

Claysburg-Kimmel coach loves Morgan’s versatility

Scholastic Sports

Name: Keyara Morgan School: Claysburg-Kimmel Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Softball Athlete of the week achievement: Morgan went 5-for-12 and knocked in seven runs in Claysburg-Kimmel’s three victories — 10-3 over Moshannon Valley, 11-10 over Bellwood-Antis and 11-1 over ...

Ronan continues strong baseball year for Panthers

Scholastic Sports

Name: Mason Ronan School: Penn Cambria Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Baseball Athlete of the week achievement: Ronan threw 10 innings and gave up only one hit, no runs and struck out 23. Adding in the completion of a suspended game, he was 3-0 as Penn Cambria swept Bishop Carroll ...

Kim joins elite group at young age

Professional Sports

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. — Si Woo Kim earned access to a room reserved for winners of The Players Championship. He now shares locker No. 4 with Lanny Wadkins, the former PGA champion and Ryder Cup stalwart. Locker No. 5 belongs to Lee Trevino, the six-time major champion. Both are in a far ...

Softer tires to be used at All-Star race

Professional Sports

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — This is a strange time in NASCAR and one that often feels very close to the Wild West. In this time of rebuilding, the mindset should be that anything goes and nothing is off the table. NASCAR can tinker with the rules and the regulations and the formats until something ...

Federer shifts focus to future

Professional Sports

After spending a few days practicing on clay courts in Switzerland, a healthy and well-rested Roger Federer settled on his upcoming schedule: He will bypass the French Open and turn his focus to Wimbledon, then the U.S. Open. “It was a tough decision to take, because he likes to play the ...

Covering the bases

Altoona Curve

Covering the bases LEADING OFF: The Curve were off Monday and begin a three-game series at Binghamton tonight. SAFE AT FIRST: Pitchers tonight: Curve RHP Tanner Anderson (2-2, 2.90) vs. Rumble Ponies RHP Casey Delgado (1-4, 7.28). STEALING SECOND: You read that right above: The Binghamton ...

Rockies early season surprise

National Sports

The Associated Press It’s mid-May, and the Colorado Rockies are still in first place. One big reason for that unexpected development is the performance of their resurgent closer. The Rockies signed Greg Holland last offseason to a contract laden with performance bonuses , hoping the ...

PIAA track berths on line starting today

Local Sports

Area track and field competitors will be looking for gold medals, district records and tickets to next week’s PIAA meet at Shippensburg University as District 6 and District 5 hold their championships over the next three days. The tripleheader begins this afternoon at 3:30 p.m. with the ...

New horses among challengers

National Sports

After Always Dreaming’s win in the Kentucky Derby as the favorite, the colt will be running in the Preakness with a bulls-eye on his back. With a victory, Always Dreaming would head to the Belmont Stakes in New York three weeks later with a shot at winning the Triple Crown. Two years ago, ...

Hamstrings taking out teams’ stars

National Sports

The Associated Press SAN FRANCISCO — Hunter Pence is the latest member of the San Francisco Giants on the disabled list. The first fielder was placed on the 10-day DL on Monday with a strained left hamstring. The move is retroactive to Saturday, when Pence came off the bench to play two ...