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Boys, girls coaches announced for upcoming Classic games

From Mirror reports The coaches are set for the 15th annual Altoona Mirror Basketball Classic. Tyrone Area High School’s Luke Rhoades and Penn Cambria’s Keith Saleme will guide the Blair County and Central PA girls teams while Altoona Area’s Jarrod Klausman and Portage Area’s ...

Tigers go toe-to-toe in season-ending loss

By John Hartsock jhartsock@altoonamirror.com JOHNSTOWN – The Hollidaysburg Area High School hockey team fought tooth-and-nail against top-seeded Westmont Hilltop in a Laurel Mountain Hockey League semifinal playoff game Tuesday night at the 1st Summit Arena at Cambria County War ...

Altoona tennis holds on at Kiski

LEECHBURG — The Altoona Area High School boys tennis team improved to 2-0 Tuesday with a 3-2 win over Kiski Area. Josh Adams’ singles win at No. 2 clinched the victory for the Mountain Lions. Altoona swept the singles matches, thanks to Kadyn Carey and Luke Mitchell. Kiski fell to ...

College signing: Sebastian Ross: Waynesburg football

Name: Sebastian Ross High school: Hollidaysburg Hometown: Hollidaysburg Sport: Football Position: Lineman College choice: Waynesburg Other colleges considered: None Why I picked Wanesburg: “I picked Waynesburg because were very welcoming to me and it reminded me of ...

Run game top priority this spring

UNIVERSITY PARK — Following are the highlights of James Franklin’s press conference on Monday previewing Penn State’s 2022 spring practice: Main storyline: It’s a new season, but Franklin made clear addressing an old storyline has been the program’s top offseason priority in ...

Towering Pirates shortstop aims for big league spot

The Associated Press BRADENTON, Fla. — Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Ben Gamel watched in awe at Oneil Cruz as the 6-foot-7 shortstop prospect dropped almost to one knee before sending a pitch that looked like it was going to bounce in front of home plate sailing over the right-center ...