The Altoona Mirror Columnsen-usSat, 27 Aug 2016 02:10:40 EDTSat, 27 Aug 2016 02:10:40 EDT school football really starts tonight around the state still are sorting out the exact effects from the PIAA adding classifications. In fact, District 6's football playoffs won't be completely ironed out until Tuesday when the committee meets in Altoona.Fri, 26 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTKang situation plays role in Freese signing - The Pirates signed David Freese to a two-year extension, guaranteeing him $11 million. Good move or bad? Wishy-washy answer: It depends.Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTSchool brings all types of students together, check. Notebooks, check. Pens, pencils and thumb drives ... check.Tue, 23 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTMehno: Too early to talk about wild-card game - The hot question circulating last week was simple: If the Pirates reached the one-game wild-card playoff round for the fourth consecutive year, which pitcher should they start? The issue was spurred by the ongoing disappointment of...Sun, 21 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTSteelers' LB doing the right thing - If there was a betting line on the James Harrison situation, smart money would be on the Steelers linebacker surrenderin.Wed, 17 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT