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Swimsuit is causing an uproar

National Sports

The Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska — A race judge at an Alaska high school swim meet disqualified a state champion swimmer after concluding that that her team-issued swimsuit did not meet modesty requirements. The decision outraged a competing coach and the Anchorage School District ...

Sports at a glance

National Sports

The Associated Press Brewers’ star done for year MIAMI — Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich has broken his kneecap on a foul ball and will miss the rest of the season. The NL MVP fouled a ball off his right leg Tuesday night in the first inning against Miami. He was on the ground ...

Tigers shut out DuBois

Local Sports

DuBOIS — Braden Callahan and Shushant Dahal each scored two goals, and Jacob Roach had a goal and an assist as Hollidaysburg topped DuBois, 6-0, in high school boys soccer Tuesday. Evan Shale recorded the shutout with five saves. SCORE BY HALVES Hollidaysburg 2 4 — 6 DuBois 0 0 ...

Wilson, Kasun lead BG to win over Bedford

Local Sports

BEDFORD — Lyzee Wilson had a game-high 17 kills and Emily Kasun had 33 assists for Bishop Guilfoyle in a 28-30, 25-16, 25-19, 25-15 win over Bedford in high school volleyball Tuesday. Erin Yahner registered 10 digs for the Lady Marauders. Bedford’s Riley Stahlman had 10 kills, Hannah ...

WVU has a lot to improve

National Sports

West Virginia coach Neal Brown calls his team a “work in progress,” one that isn’t progressing fast enough with a week left until the start of the Big 12 season. The blocking of the offensive line stinks. The running game is nonexistent and the quarterback play has been inconsistent. ...

Caldwell helps PC win two

Local Sports

Penn Cambria’s Gregory Caldwell earned medalist honors with his score of 37 to help the Panthers to wins over Bishop Guilfoyle, 220-228, and Richland, 220-257, at Park Hills Country Club in high school golf Tuesday. A.J. Marasco was the top performer for Guilfoyle with his score of 42, and ...

Ebersole helps Lions edge Tigers

Scholastic Sports

Despite a first-place finish by Ben Love and second-place finish by Jeremy Jones, Hollidaysburg came up on the short end against Altoona, 29-30, in high school boys cross country action Tuesday at Logan Elementary. Sophomore Gabe Ebersole was Altoona’s top performer, finishing the race in ...

Team USA ousted by France

National Sports

DONGGUAN, China — No gold. No medal. No more winning streak. The U.S. reign atop international basketball has ended — this time, thwarted by France at the World Cup. For the first time since 2006, the U.S. sent NBA players to a major international tournament and won’t win gold. Evan ...

Athlete of Week: Freiwald’s work ethic paying off

Local Sports

Name: Brady Freiwald School: Altoona Area Grade: Senior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: Keeper Freiwald had five saves in a 3-0 victory over Hollidaysburg, six saves in a 3-0 championship victory over Mountain Ridge in Mountain Ridge tournament and was in goal for a 5-1 ...

Athlete of Week: Mowry delivers in big situations

Local Sports

Name: Lindsay Mowry School: Bedford Area Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Soccer Athlete of the week achievement: Keeper Mowry shut out both Hollidaysburg and Altoona in the Lady Lion Tournament on Saturday. She had three saves in a 1-0 win over Hollidaysburg and 11 saves in a 0-0 tie ...

Narduzzi enjoys talking about ‘big game’

PSU

PITTSBURGH — Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi has never made any secret of the fact he thinks the Panthers should play Penn State every year, but he knows it could be a long while before the teams meet again after Saturday. “I’m going to emphasize to our kids, ‘You might be the last team to ...

Strong bond helping Lady Lions

Local Sports

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Altoona Area High School girls soccer team is unbeaten, with one tie, in its first six games this year, and one of the key components involved in the Lady Lions’ success is a familial type of bond that exists between the players. “Every game that we win is really ...

Steelers do miss AB on the field

Local Sports

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Steelers insist they won’t miss the drama Antonio Brown provided on a weekly — and sometimes daily — basis. Missing the wide receiver’s record-setting production is another matter entirely. Dropped passes. No separation. Little excitement on the rare ...

Americans clinch bid for Tokyo 2020 Games

National Sports

SHENZHEN, China — The first mission for the U.S. is complete: The Americans are going to the Tokyo Olympics. And now the World Cup quarterfinals await. Kemba Walker and Myles Turner each scored 16 points, and the Americans earned a top seed for the quarterfinals by beating Brazil 89-73 on ...

Yankees’ Tauchman out 6-8 weeks

National Sports

BOSTON — Mike Tauchman’s impressive first season with the New York Yankees might have come to an abrupt end. The outfielder is expected to be sidelined for six to eight weeks after sustaining a Grade 2 strain in his left calf while fielding a ball in Sunday night’s 10-5 win over the ...

Saints win on 58-yard field goal

Professional Sports

NEW ORLEANS — Wil Lutz made a 58-yard field goal as time expired, and the New Orleans Saints beat the Houston Texans 30-28 on Monday night in a game that had three scoring plays in the final minute. “That one’s got to be a top-one moment for me,” Lutz said, adding that as much as he ...

Tigers down DuBois

Scholastic Sports

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg gave up a combined three set points in singles action in a 5-0 win over DuBois on Monday in high school girls tennis. Gretta Rhodes, Ella Jodon and Lydia Leib all won their singles matches for Hollidaysburg, with Askey winning 6-0, 6-0. SINGLES: 1, Rhodes, ...

Long helps Lady Huskies blank Lady Red Devils

Scholastic Sports

EBENSBURG — Ellie Long recorded a shutout in net for Bishop Carroll in a 3-0 win over Central Cambria on Monday in high school girls soccer. Molly Krumenacker netted two goals for the Lady Huskies, with the third coming from Jydan Smittmatter. Bishop Carroll picked up its first win of the ...

Penn Cambria wins in five sets

Scholastic Sports

CRESSON — Penn Cambria took the first two sets (25-11, 26-24) against Richland, lost the next two (25-12, 25-19) and then captured the final one (15-7) to take the match on Monday in high school girls volleyball action. Marissa Conley led the Lady Panthers with 17 service points, Daijah ...

Michigan has lots of work during bye week

National Sports

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Jim Harbaugh hired Josh Gattis and handed him the keys to Michigan’s offense last winter, hoping the offensive coordinator would bring the program up to speed in college football. Harbaugh envisioned and touted a new brand of football that would put some of the team’s ...