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Georgia QB Fields to transfer

National Sports

Georgia freshman quarterback Justin Fields was listed Tuesday night in the NCAA’s transfer database among the players who have notified their school of their intention to leave, a person with access to database told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because ...

Penny feuding with Barnes

National Sports

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The verbal jabs between Memphis coach Penny Hardaway and Tennessee’s Rick Barnes continued Tuesday with Hardaway saying “it was kind of low class” for the Vols coach to imply the Tigers were flopping during their game on Saturday. “I don’t know who Rick Barnes ...

Kitt, Kling deliver for Central in win

Scholastic Sports

BELLEFONTE — Braden Kitt scored 19 points to lead Central to a 41-38 win at Bellefonte Tuesday night in high school boys basketball action. The Scarlet Dragons (5-0), who used a 17-11 third-quarter showing to pull away, also got 10 points from Lleyton Kling. Bellefonte got 12 points from ...

Murphy has strong outing in UPG defeat

Local Sports

GREENSBURG — Colleen Murphy, a Hollidaysburg graduate, recently scored 20 points for the Pitt-Greensburg women’s basketball team in a 76-64 loss to Carnegie Mellon. Murphy hit on 6-of-11 from the field and 2-of-5 from the three-point arc. It was the fifth time this season Murphy has hit ...

College basketball previews 12-19

Local Sports

PSU at Duquesne men Tipoff: 7 p.m., PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh Records: Penn State (5-5); Duquesne (8-2) Coaches: Patrick Chambers is 118-127 in his eighth season at Penn State and 160-155 overall. Keith Dambrot is 24-18 in his second season at Duquesne and 437-227 overall. TV: CBSSN ...

Male Athlete of Week: McMillen does all the extra things

Local Sports

Name: Brock McMillen School: Glendale Age: 16 Grade: Sophomore Sport: Wrestling Athlete of the week achievement: McMillen won the 126-pound title at the 45-team Panther Holiday Classic Saturday with a 5-4 victory over returning Class 3A state placewinner Matt Sarbo of ...

Female Athlete of Week: Smith helps change culture at JV

Local Sports

Name: Halee Smith School: Juniata Valley Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: Smith scored 27 points, had seven rebounds and five assists for Juniata Valley in a victory over Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic. She went over the 1,000-point mark for her ...

Johnson faces big decision

PSU

UNIVERSITY PARK — Juwan Johnson just kept smiling, answering all the tough questions about his disappointing season as best he could and trying to keep things in perspective. No Penn State player, in fact, had a more disappointing season than Johnson, based on expectations entering the year ...

Steelers’ defense comes up big against Pats

Local Sports

PITTSBURGH — Joe Haden saw the ball floating toward him, Rob Gronkowski bearing down on him, stretched out every inch of his 5-foot-11 frame and hoped for the best. For once, the first time in a while, the best actually happened for the erratic Pittsburgh Steelers defense. Haden’s ...

PSU lands big-time DE end recruit Isaac

PSU

Adisa Isaac Position: Defensive end Recruiting class (size): 2019 (17 players) Hometown/School: Brooklyn/Canarsie Height/Weight: 6-5/220 Stars: 4 (247); 4 (Rivals) Other top offers: Alabama, Auburn, Miami, Texas A&M, Florida, Florida State, Michigan, Michigan State, Pitt, ...

BG wins battle of Bishops

Local Sports

Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic in a zone defense? You’ve got to be kidding. Long noted for tough man-to-man defense, the Marauders surprised Bishop Carroll Catholic with a 2-3 zone Monday night and led from start to finish in a 55-39 Laurel Highlands Conference victory over the Huskies at the ...

Hollidaysburg, Altoona each take home sweeps

Local Sports

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg boys and girls swimming teams boasted several outstanding performances in sweeping visiting Cambria Heights on Monday afternoon in high school action. The Hollidaysburg boys team won all 10 events en route to a 133-19 victory. Junior James Roberts won the ...

CC makes the most of final 30 seconds

Scholastic Sports

By Calem Illig For the Mirror EBENSBURG — Monday night’s matchup between Central Cambria and Cambria Heights certainly did not lack for drama. After giving up a 10-point lead in the first half, the Lady Red Devils fought their way back and overcame a six-point deficit in the final 30 ...

College basketball preview 12-18

Local Sports

Franciscan at SFU men Tipoff: 7 p.m., DeGol Arena Records: Saint Francis (3-6); Franciscan (6-5) Coaches: Rob Krimmel is 82-114 in his seventh season at Saint Francis and overall. Joe Wallace is 15-45 in his third season at Franciscan. Radio: Online at sfuathletics.com Notes: This is ...

Pens are unable to hold lead

Professional Sports

PITTSBURGH — The Anaheim Ducks would love to stop playing from behind. It’s just not happening. And somehow it’s not a problem, either. Particularly on the road. The Ducks spotted the Pittsburgh Penguins two first-period goals and then roared back for a 4-2 victory on Monday for their ...

Resilient Foles, Eagles back in playoff picture

Local Sports

PHILADELPHIA — Facing a must win with their Super Bowl MVP backup quarterback leading the way, the Philadelphia Eagles responded like champions. Don’t write them off just yet. “We’re still playing for something,” coach Doug Pederson said Monday, less than 24 hours after Nick Foles ...

Pirates finalize deal with pitcher

National Sports

PITTSBURGH — Pitcher Jordan Lyles and the Pittsburgh Pirates have finalized a $2.05 million, one-year contract. The 28-year-old right-hander can earn additional award bonuses as part of the deal, agreed to last week and announced Monday. Lyles is 31-52 with a 5.28 ERA in 217 appearances ...

Perfect Furman defying odds

National Sports

GREENVILLE, S.C. — Furman forward Clay Mounce has a simple question in the team video before the Paladins take the court each home game: “Haven’t you heard of us?” Not many college basketball fans have. Though it’s a question fewer people are ask ing about Furman, which is in the ...

McClain comes up big vs. Mount

Local Sports

CRESSON — Ashley McClain scored a game-high 20 points Monday night to lead the Chatham College women’s basketball team to a 70-52 win at Mount Aloysius. Teammates Katie Sieg and Megan Sieg added 17 and 16 points, respectively, in a game the winners led, 44-24, at halftime. McClain, a ...

Yahner sparks BC to ‘W’ over Guilfoyle

Scholastic Sports

EBENSBURG — Kate Yahner scored a game-high 19 points to lead Bishop Carroll to a 50-31 win over Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic Monday night in high school girls basketball action. The Lady Huskies, up 14-6 after one quarter and 31-18 at the break, also got 10 points from Dani Gettings. The win ...