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Hoenstine, Wagner shine among stars

November 24, 2015 Central’s Alex Hoenstine was named to the first team at four positions, and Huntingdon’s Jon Wagner made it at three as the Mountain League announced its football all-stars on Monday. more »»

Gallitzin man kills big bear

November 24, 2015 A Gallitzin man killed the largest bear on the first day of the season on Saturday, the Pennsylvania Game Commission reported. more »»

Mountie bowling team off to hot start

November 24, 2015 CRESSON — The Mount Aloysius College women’s bowling team, under the direction of first-year coach Barbara Jones, has started off its season on a high note as the Mounties are 12-7 overall. more »»

Grimme wins Metro Atlantic award

November 24, 2015 After nearly putting up a triple-double in the Manhattan College women’s basketball team’s season-opening victory, sophomore center Kayla Grimme, Altoona graduate, has been chosen as the first Metro... more »»

Industriales fends off Nittany Lions

November 24, 2015 HAVANA, Cuba — A two-run first inning was enough for Industriales, as it fended off a late rally by Penn State to defeat the Nittany Lions, 2-1, in an international friendly baseball game Monday... more »»

Giger: Franklin has to improve, but patience needed

November 23, 2015 There are a lot of Penn State fans out there who feel duped. “Hired a used car salesman,” is pretty much their rallying cry. “He’s all talk and no substance,” others say often. more »»

Kyle Busch captures Sprint Cup

November 23, 2015 HOMESTEAD, Fla. — Kyle Busch opened the season in a hospital bed and ended it in victory lane with the championship trophy. more »»

NFL focus on mental illness growing

November 23, 2015 HOUSTON — Arian Foster was in a bad place, drinking heavily to self-medicate and deal with the problems in his life. more »»

Lady Lions cruise past Central Connecticut St.

November 23, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — The Penn State women’s basketball team notched a 73-47 victory over Central Connecticut State on Sunday at the Bryce Jordan Center. more »»

Winston throws 5 TDs as Bucs blow out Eagles

November 23, 2015 PHILADELPHIA — Jameis Winston made all the right plays against the team he grew up rooting for. more »»

Baltimore loses Flacco for year

November 23, 2015 BALTIMORE — It’s been this kind of season for the Baltimore Ravens: Even when they win, they lose. A dramatic 16-13 victory over the St. more »»

Iowa up to No. 3

November 23, 2015 Iowa moved to No. 3 in The Associated Press college football poll, taking advantage of the first losses by Ohio State and Oklahoma State to slip in behind No. 1 Clemson and No. 2 Alabama. more »»

Injuries mount for Irish

November 23, 2015 SOUTH BEND, Ind. — Notre Dame’s leading rusher C.J. Prosise is doubtful with a sprained ankle for the biggest game of the season, when the fourth-ranked Fighting Irish play No. more »»

Penn State wrestlers have little trouble on road at Stanford

November 23, 2015 PALO ALTO, Calif. — The No. 1 Penn State wrestling team dominated N. more »»

Warriors tie NBA record

November 23, 2015 DENVER — Klay Thompson scored 21 points and the Golden State Warriors tied the best start in NBA history, beating the Denver Nuggets 118-105 on Sunday night to move to 15-0. more »»

Alvarez downs Cotto

November 23, 2015 LAS VEGAS — Canelo Alvarez made a case for himself as boxing’s next star Saturday night, landing the bigger punches to take a unanimous decision over Miguel Cotto and win a piece of the middleweight... more »»

Offense, special teams spell doom for Lions

November 22, 2015 By Cory Giger UNIVERSITY PARK — It takes a total team effort — playing well in every facet — to beat the No. 12 team in the country. more »»

Penn State wastes too many opportunities

November 22, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Since Penn State started playing Big Ten football 22 years ago, there has been no opponent that the Nittany Lion camp has felt benefitted more from questionable officiating than... more »»

Michigan-Penn State highlights, lowlights

November 22, 2015 By Neil Rudel nrudel@altoonamirror. more »»

PSU lands LB recruit on big day

November 22, 2015 There was a feeling the noon kickoff on Saturday might take a little bit of the shine off of Penn State’s biggest recruiting game of the season, even with the white-out and the capacity crowd. more »»

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