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NCAA must manage NIL — and fast

Some recent news items in sports worthy of comment while praying for the families in Texas and wishing our nation’s leaders can better protect our children: ITEM: NIL hits home. Pitt standout receiver Jordan Addison, the 2021 recipient of the Fred Biletnikoff award, has officially ...

PSU battles back, but falls to Rutgers

OMAHA, Neb. — Second-seeded Rutgers wasted all of a stellar start from Nathan Florence before getting a sacrifice fly from Richie Schiekofer in the top of the 10th inning to beat No. 6 seed Penn State 5-4 in the second round of the Big Ten Tournament on Friday. Rutgers (43-14) set a program ...

DeLattre saves best for last

SHIPPENSBURG — A pair of local sophomores got their PIAA track and field legacies started with their first medals Friday afternoon at Seth Grove Stadium at Shippensburg University, and a senior captured his first of what he hopes will be three medals to close out his high school career. ...

C-K wins it with base-on-balls with bases loaded

By Nate Ritchey nritchey@altoonamirror.com CLAYSBURG — Every team needs to get contributions from the bottom of their lineup if they want to be successful come playoff time. On Thursday afternoon, Claysburg-Kimmel got the lift it needed at exactly the right time during its game against ...

Frosh ends Lady Dragons’ season

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com MARTINSBURG — Bald Eagle Area freshman Sierra Albright got her first look against top-seeded Central in just her third varsity game in early April. It didn’t go well, as she allowed nine runs in a Lady Dragons victory. Unfortunately for ...