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College signing: Lauren Lucas, Juniata College tennis

May 16, 2015 Name: Lauren Lucas High school: Altoona Area Hometown: Hershey Sport: Tennis College choice: Juniata College Other colleges considered: Dickinson, Susquehanna, Lebanon Valley, Elizabethtown Why I... more »»

Sheetz wins to hike record to 6-1

May 16, 2015 Casey Sheetz had three hits and two RBIs to lead 6-1 Sheetz to a 10-5 win over Private Care Resources in an Altoona Teener Major League game Friday at Seitz Fiel. more »»

WHVL to air Fisher tribute today

May 16, 2015 STATE COLLEGE — WHVL-TV will pay tribute to the extraordinary life of the late Fran Fisher by airing “Penn State Voices: Fran Fisher and Steve Jones.” The one-hour special airs tonight at 7, and 11 a. more »»

Lions’ Brown earns scholarships

May 16, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State Nittany Lion wrestler Matt Brown has added two more honors to his lengthy list of accolades. more »»

Hollen, Luensmann honored by HOF

May 15, 2015 For the past 28 years, the Blair County Sports Hall of Fame, in partnership with Reliance Bank, has awarded cash scholarships now totaling $96,000 to deserving area senior student-athletes from the... more »»

Altoona reclaims boys championship

May 15, 2015 The present and the future allowed the Altoona Area High School boys track and field team to enjoy the same kind of success as it has in the past. more »»

Lions come up short

May 15, 2015 TYRONE — At 13-0 and trailing two games to none in Thursday’s District 6 Class AAA championship game against State College, Altoona found itself in a position it had yet to face this season. more »»

Burke leads Bishop Guilfoyle to District 6 title

May 15, 2015 TYRONE — Throughout Thursday night’s District 6 boys volleyball Class AA championship match between Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic and Forest Hills, the Marauder faithful chanted junior Jimmy Burke’s nam... more »»

Portage rallies past BG

May 15, 2015 PORTAGE — Through five innings, the sixth-seeded Portage softball team was on its way to being eliminated from the District 6 playoffs. Then, in the sixth inning, their luck began to chang. more »»

Black Knights hold off Glendale

May 15, 2015 HOUTZDALE — Caleb St. Louis and Craig Ohs each had two RBIs as Moshannon Valley edged Glendale, 5-2, in high school baseball Thursday afternoon. more »»

C-K ousts Williamsburg

May 15, 2015 WILLIAMSBURG — After losing the core group of players from last year’s squad that advanced to the PIAA Class A state softball finals, Claysburg-Kimmel experienced some ups and downs this spring whil... more »»

Lions seeded first in district playoffs

May 15, 2015 District 6 released the pairings for its Class AAAA and Class AAA baseball and softball playoffs on Thursday, and the Altoona Area Mountain Lions are the No. 1 seed in 6-AAAA baseball. more »»

Central outlasts Lady Devils

May 15, 2015 EBENSBURG — Central’s softball team got off of their bus and began warming up at Cental Cambria’s field like they would any other game, with only one noticeable difference. more »»

Lady Highlanders trimmed

May 15, 2015 PATTON — Coming into Thursday’s District 6 Class AA first-round playoff game, Cambria Heights and Forest Hills alike were playing their best softball of the season. more »»

Curve finding new ways to win

May 15, 2015 By Cory Giger There’s nothing more exciting in baseball than a walk-off win — even if it is actually a wal. more »»

Pirates go 2-2 in Philly trip

May 15, 2015 The Associated Press PHILADELPHIA — Vance Worley insisted he felt no extra adrenaline rush in his return to Philadelphia for his second career start against the team that drafted him. more »»

Luensmann easily pushes B-A to the next round

May 15, 2015 By Jim Ferguson For The Mirror BELLWOOD — Chad Luensmann pitched a complete-game shutout, recording 13 strikeouts while allowing only one hit as the Bellwood-Antis Blue Devils took down Bald Eagle... more »»

Philipsburg-Osceola knocks off No 2 seed

May 15, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — The Philipsburg-Osceola baseball team pulled off a major upset on Thursday as the No. 15 seeded Mounties knocked off No. more »»

College signing

May 15, 2015 Name: Grace Baldessaro High school: Altoona Area Hometown: Altoona Sport: Track and field Events: Pole vault, high jump College choice: Saint Francis University Other colleges considered: None Why I... more »»

Kachman leads Bisons to big day

May 14, 2015 LOYSBURG — Bedford Area distance runner Will Kachman arrived at Northern Bedford’s Panther Community Stadium on Wednesday feeling queasy. “Middle of the day, right after lunch, I felt really sic. more »»

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