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Tyrone wins first-ever state baseball title

UNIVERSITY PARK — Tyrone third baseman Brandon Lucas fielded a sharply-hit grounder and threw to first base for an out just like he’s done hundreds of times. But this time, it meant so much more. The simple play ignited a raucous celebration for a team and a community that had never ...

Winning Tyrone pitcher adds to his family legacy

UNIVERSITY PARK — Oley Valley got a taste of professional-level pitching prior to Thursday’s PIAA Class 3A championship game against Tyrone. Lynx head coach Nate Reed, the 2018 Atlantic League Pitcher of the Year, who is still only 33 years old and is considering a return to playing with ...

Seniors savor special season

UNIVERSITY PARK — It’s fitting that the Tyrone baseball season ended with the entire team smashed together in a dogpile celebrating a state championship. The Golden Eagles, especially the senior class, have been that close most of their lives. “This feels amazing,” said Tyrone ...

Curve continue to pile on offensive stats

Next stop Tonight: Altoona at Erie, 7:05 Pitchers: Curve LHP Trey McGough (0-2, 7.84) vs. SeaWolves RHP Jesus Rodriguez (Class AA debut) Record: 24-14 Radio: WRTA-AM 1240 & 98.5-FM From Mirror reports ERIE — The Curve put together another good all-around offensive performance ...

Haskins seeking fresh start with Steelers

By Dan Scifo The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Dwayne Haskins wants to put a very forgettable run with Washington in the past. The 24-year-old is looking for the chance to start fresh and to carve out a role in a crowded quarterback room that’s ...

Sending plenty of love on down to Huntingdon

By Ken Love For the Mirror Huntingdon Country Club hosted the area’s first two-ball Invitational last weekend with the team of Matt Young (Huntingdon) and Kyle Kyper (McKees Rocks) taking home the championship trophy by defeating the father-son duo of Lantz and Luke Thompson in the final ...