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Snider becoming quarterback NBC can count on

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com HOLLIDAYSBURG — Eion Snider has come a long way for Northern Bedford in the last season and a half, and his continued improvement has made the Black Panthers one of the most dangerous Class 1A teams in the state. Snider threw three touchdown ...

‘It factor’ there for Pickett

By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — There was something about Kenny Pickett. Even back then. There was something about the way the then-undersized kid from the Jersey Shore carried himself. A swagger that didn’t bleed into overconfidence. A relentlessness difficult ...

Bucs skipper trusts the process despite losses

By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — The pepper in Derek Shelton’s salt-and-pepper hair is almost gone. Three years of losing will do that, even if it’s primarily by design. “It can make you gray like it’s done to me a little bit,” Shelton said. The ...

Mount Aloysius’ new hall creates ‘wow’ moment

By Neil Rudel nrudel@altoonamirror.com Some of the inductees into the Mount Aloysius Athletic Hall of Fame were doubly surprised to learn of their recognition. For one, they didn’t know the Mount’s new hall existed, let alone that they were selected as inaugural selections. “I ...

Vancas keys AAHS to win over Bison

Hannah Vancas scored a goal in the 79th minute to lift the Altoona girls to a 3-2 win over Clearfield at Mansion Park in high school soccer action on Thursday. Vancas had two goals in the game, and Hailey Kravetz scored Altoona’s other goal. Ellie Smith scored both of Clearfield’s ...

Altoona tennis picks up No. 10

VANDERGRIFT — Morgan Stevens, Sophia Caputo and Isabella Graham won singles matches in straight sets in helping Altoona beat Kiski Area, 5-0, on Thursday in high school girls tennis action. Katie Hovan and Olivia McMinn, and Leah Koehle and Courtney Irwin won doubles matches for the Lady ...