The Altoona Mirrorhttp://www.altoonamirror.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 22 May 2015 18:19:19 EDTFri, 22 May 2015 18:19:19 EDT fan gets surprisehttp://www.altoonamirror.com fan Donna Lloyd of Tyrone picked rookie Jeff Gordon as "her" driver when he first came on the national scene in 1992. He was just 21 years old. She was 62 ... and just starting to understand and enjoy the sport. "I saw Jeff's first race.Tue, 19 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTObservations on area's spring sports scenehttp://www.altoonamirror.com random spring sport observations while recognizing all that mothers do for sports, from taxi service to laundry, first aid to cheering section Major League Baseball's Mother's Day festivities and cancer-fighting initiative, which put pink on...Tue, 12 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTGoodman Shaffer: Brooks' songs inspire athletes, cowboyshttp://www.altoonamirror.com the arena that's home to the Penn State basketball teams, PIAA competitions and even NCAA athletic events, Garth Brooks took center stage this past weekend, rounding out his multi-date on-campus concert series.Tue, 5 May 2015 00:00:00 EDTNASCAR's good, bad and sadhttp://www.altoonamirror.com is often said that sport is a microcosm of life, and this past week in NASCAR has reflected the good, the bad and the sad of both The ever-controversial Kurt Busch took the checkered flag at Richmond over the weekend, creating awkward post-race...Tue, 28 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDTMovers, shakers and record-breakershttp://www.altoonamirror.com's recognize some significant moves and milestones in Pennsylvania women's athletics. Congratulations to Saint Francis softball coach, Jennifer Patrick-Swift for becoming the all-time wins leader in Red Flash program history.Tue, 21 Apr 2015 00:00:00 EDT