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Balance from BC sinks CH

Scholastic Sports

By Rick Weaver For The Mirror EBENSBURG — Alyssa Martinazzi could be the go-to girl for Bishop Carroll if it is required. The Lady Huskies are fortunate they have enough balance that they don’t always have to go to her. The senior point guard led all scorers with 16 points as ...

RB Bell feeling fresh

Professional Sports

PITTSBURGH — This was always part of Le’Veon Bell’s business plan, the one that the Pittsburgh Steelers running back put together over the summer when he decided to skip training camp while waiting to sign his franchise tag tender. Bell’s eyes weren’t focused on August but January. ...

Foles confident against Falcons

National Sports

PHILADELPHIA — Nick Foles used the bye week to go back to basics. The Philadelphia Eagles (13-3) are the first No. 1 seed to open the playoffs as an underdog mainly because Foles is the starting quarterback instead of Carson Wentz. But Foles hasn’t lost confidence despite public ...

Big lead comes in handy as Lady Devils hang on

Local Sports

CRESSON — The Central Cambria girls appeared to give Penn Cambria a knockout blow in the form of a monumental 17-3 run to close the third quarter with a 50-33 lead. But. with rivalry games, multiple momentum swings are expected. Penn Cambria responded with a furious 13-2 spurt in the ...

Thomas’ hot shooting powers Tyrone to win

Local Sports

BELLEFONTE — Senior Dylan Thomas scored a game-high 40 points, including 12 three-point field goals, to propel Tyrone to a 78-55 Mountain League boys basketball victory over Bellefonte on Wednesday night. Parker Mitchell added 11 points for Tyrone, which improved to 8-2 overall and 5-1 in ...

Tussey downs NBedford

Local Sports

SAXTON — Sophie Brumbaugh scored 12 of her 16 points in the first half to lead Tussey Mountain past Northern Bedford, 49-37, in a girls basketball game that counted in both the Inter-County Conference South Division and the Sideling Hill League. The Lady Titans, up 25-18 at halftime, also ...

Lions use defense to rally for win

Local Sports

By Jon Fleck For the Mirror Despite getting outplayed in the first half and having its second-leading scorer foul out early in the second half, the Penn State Altoona mens basketball team buckled down on defense and rallied for a 69-56 win over conference rival Mount Aloysius in the first ...

LeBeau, Belichick match wits

National Sports

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Dick LeBeau vs. Bill Belichick. Doesn’t get much better than that for NFL fans. Tennessee linebacker Wesley Woodyard believes the rare matchup is a showdown for the ages. “Oh man, it’s going to be a battle of the masterminds,” Woodyard said when the Titans ...

Big second half key to MA’s victory

Local Sports

By Jim Lane For the Mirror The Mount Aloysius College women are off to an unbeaten start in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference, but they had to overcome a sluggish start to beat Penn State Altoona on Wednesday night. Trailing by as many as 15 points in the first half, the Lady ...

Hoops du Jour

Local Sports

SFU men at Robert Morris Tipoff: 7 p.m., PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh Records: Saint Francis (9-6, 3-1 NEC); Robert Morris (10-7, 4-0) Coaches: Rob Krimmel is 70-101 in his sixth season at Saint Francis and overall. Andrew Toole is 145-114 in his eighth season at Robert Morris and ...

Slow start dooms Penn State women

PSU

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — A slow start for the Penn State women's basketball team was too much to recover from as Minnesota grabbed a 91-71 decision on Wednesday at the Bryce Jordan Center Wednesday night. The Golden Gophers (14-4, 3-2 B1G) outscored the Lady Lions (10-8, 1-4 ...

Lady Lions pull away for rivalry win

Local Sports

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg held up its side of its Blair County rivalry with Altoona by forcing more turnovers and outrebounding the Lady Lions. The Lady Tigers even took a brief lead in the second quarter and kept the deficit in single digits through three quarters. But Altoona’s ...

Steelers prepping for Jags’ run game

Local Sports

PITTSBURGH — Technically it went into the scorebook as a 2-yard touchdown run. The highly GIF-able reality told a more compelling story, one that served as the symbolic launch point for both the Jacksonville Jaguars’ breakout season and the rookie running back at the center of it ...

Mehno: Football delivers great weekend

Local Sports

PITTSBURGH — What a weekend of football. It was perfectly timed because the weather was miserable. It took courage (and a parka) to open the door just long enough to scoop up the Mirror and bring it inside. The NFL got off to a slow start with Tennessee at Kansas City, but that picked up ...

Alabama frosh QB becomes legend

Local Sports

HONOLULU — Hawaii may be thought of more as the land of surf and sand but football is also a big part of the culture and the state has churned out some pretty incredible players. After the College Football Playoff national championship game, fans are adding another name to the list: Tua ...

IU, not PSU, finds a way

PSU

The Associated Press BLOOMINGTON, Ind. — Indiana coach Archie Miller gave his team one basic instruction Tuesday night. Find a way to win. The Hoosiers seem to have figured it out. Juwan Morgan cleaned up on the dirty work by scoring 21 points with 11 rebounds, Josh Newkirk finished ...

Lions finish No. 8 in polls

PSU

Penn State finished No. 8 in both the final Associated Press and coaches polls released Tuesday following an 11-2 season that included a Fiesta Bowl victory over Washington. The top four in both polls: 1. Alabama; 2. Georgia; 3. Oklahoma; 4. Clemson

Hoops du Jour

Local Sports

Duke at Pittsburgh men Tipoff: 7 p.m., Petersen Events Center Records: Pittsburgh (8-8, 0-3 in ACC); Duke (13-2, 1-2 in ACC) Coaches: Mike Krzyzewski is 1,011-273 in his 38th season at Duke and is 1,084-332 in his 43rd season as a head coach overall. Kevin Stallings is 24-25 in his second ...

Warriors dominate Devils, improve to 4-3

Local Sports

BELLWOOD — The dual meet between Bellwood-Antis and Everett started and ended with convincing individual bout wins by B-A’s Trentin Whaley at 182 and Colton Gority at 170. Fortunately for Everett, there were a lot more bouts in between. The now 4-3 Warriors recorded three pins, ...