Penguins hold on at the end

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By Dan Scifo The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby scored, and the streaking Pittsburgh Penguins held off the Ottawa Senators 6-4 on Thursday night. Jake Guentzel’s team-best 21st goal of the season was a much-needed empty-netter, as Pittsburgh nearly blew ...

C-K’s Garver doesn’t let ACL tear ruin senior year

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By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com CLAYSBURG — Season-ending injuries are always heartbreaking, especially when they come during the senior year for a high school athlete that might never get the chance to play their sport competitively again. Just before Claysburg-Kimmel began ...

Pirates’ outcome changes this time

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By John Hartsock jhartsock@altoonamirror.com WILLIAMSBURG — Juniata Valley and Williamsburg entered their Inter-County Conference North Division girls basketball matchup Thursday with comparable overall and conference records. Valley had also posted a come-from-behind, hard-fought 51-44 ...

Red Devils’ uphill climb goes to Penn Cambria

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By Todd Irwin sports@altoonamirror.com EBENSBURG — The dual meets between the Penn Cambria and Central Cambria wrestling teams are usually pretty close. The competitive nature is something the coaches, brothers Todd Niebauer of Penn Cambria Matt Niebauer of Central Cambria’s ...

Tyrone takes advantage of forfeits, falls in victory

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BELLWOOD — Tyrone collected five forfeit wins and five falls in beating Bellwood-Antis, 60-9, in high school wrestling action on Thursday. Reese Wood, Andrew Weaver, Zack Lash, Jason Barr and Braden Ewing recorded falls for the Golden Eagles, now 7-2. Ethan Norris had a fall for Bellwood, ...

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PSU early frosh honored UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State freshman running back Nicholas Singleton was named The Maxwell Football Club’s Offensive National High School Player of the Year. Singleton was previously named Gatorade’s National Player of the Year. Governor Mifflin High School ...