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Lions, Tigers need new home

October 28, 2012 See if this makes any sense to you: Altoona and Hollidaysburg are located right next to each other. The football conference they are in doesn’t allow them to play each other. more »»

Cycling brought out best in friendship

October 14, 2012 Gary Kephart seldom made any headlines on the Mirror sports page. more »»

Irish move strikes a balance

September 23, 2012 Notre Dame announced last week that it was moving from the Big East to the ACC. To Rick Reilly’s surprise, the sports world took notice. more »»

Steelers can survive transition

September 9, 2012 The last time we saw the Black and Gold on the gridiron, Tim Tebow was stunning the Blitzburgh Nation with a 300-plus yard passing performance and a one-play overtime playoff wi. more »»

Longtime NFL owner Modell dies

September 6, 2012 BALTIMORE — One of the most influential owners in the history of the NFL, Art Modell helped mold the foundation of the league. more »»

A day to celebrate with Dad

June 17, 2012 Today is Father’s Day. It’s a chance to tell your favorite guy thanks for all he’s been and done for you over the years. It’s usually celebrated with a small gift, perhaps a shirt or tie or wallet. more »»

Jack Twyman was my hero

June 3, 2012 My stepson, Logan, loves sports. Like many young people, he admires his favorite players. LeBron James is one of them. more »»

Louisville rides hot hand into Final 4

March 29, 2012 Notes and observations from the NCAA men’s basketball tournament as the Final Four approaches: n If you’re betting on a red-hot dark horse to win all the marbles in this year’s version of March... more »»

Some quotable quotes amid hoopla

March 25, 2012 Even as basketball fans lose themselves in this scintillating time known as “March Madness,” which offers intense competition, compelling drama and thrilling finishes, it should also be noted that... more »»

A super day awaits NASCAR fans

February 26, 2012 The 2012 NASCAR Season begins today with the 54th running of the Daytona 500 ... “The Great American Race. more »»

Altoona reunion highlights first week in Florida

February 12, 2012 BRADENTON, Fla. — Greetings from Florida. After a smooth trip on the Amtrak Auto Train, accompanied by Jack and Joan Camberg and Dave and Marsha Dravis, we arrived here last Sunda. more »»

Palfey deserves more time

December 11, 2011 The 2011 Mountain Lions’ football season marked the last of coach Tom Palfey’s three-year contract. more »»

Cards’ title a tribute to La Russa

October 30, 2011 ST. LOUIS — It wasn’t the chill in the late October air that made the hair on the back of your neck stand up one final time. It was how fitting absolutely everything about this one felt at the end. more »»

WVU coach strikes nerve with fans

October 11, 2011 West Virginia football coach Dana Holgorsen took a pretty big risk at his press conference last week when he was openly critical of Mountaineer fans. Sometimes, however, the truth hurts. more »»

Gioiosa was mentor, friend

October 2, 2011 This testament is written on behalf of my lifelong friend, Angie Gioiosa. more »»

Steelers poised for big year

September 11, 2011 The 2010 Steelers season, filled with many highlights, ended in disappointment to the Green Bay Packers at Cowboys Stadiu. more »»

Keystone does itself proud

September 4, 2011 Chalk one up for a bunch of little guys from Small Town USA. The Little League World Series attracted some extra attention with kids from small towns just down the road involved this year. more »»

LLWS stirs special memories

August 14, 2011 Kids from around the world will be traveling to South Williamsport this week to play baseball. Kids from Hamamatsu City, Japan, and Rotterdam, Netherlands. more »»

Playing horse with Pistol Pete

August 14, 2011 On a hot, humid July evening in 1967, this then 18-year-old graduate of Huntingdon High School and freshman basketball player to be at Shippensburg State College was excited. more »»

YMCA races deserve high marks

July 17, 2011 Even though it’s summer, it’s report card time for this year’s 37th running of the Hollidaysburg Area YMCA races. The old: A million thanks to John Foreman, his father, John Sr. more »»

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