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Summit Country Club still busy with events

CRESSON — The team of Jim Ostinowsky, Chris Zamboni, Tyler Torchia and Andy Ostinowsy shot a 57 to win The Sisters of the Most Sacred Heart Cresson Benefit Golf Outing recently at the Summit Country Club. Steve Perove, Jay Hinish and Quintin Dziabo finished second (59), followed by the ...

Athlete of Week: Trybus among top FBs ever at CH

Name: Tyler Trybus School: Cambria Heights Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Football Athlete of the week achievement: Trybus ran for 177 yards on 35 carries and scored twice to help the Highlanders knock off Bishop McCort, 37-15, in Johnstown. Season update: Trybus has carried the ball ...

Athlete of Week: Sikora ‘team leader, role model’

Name: Jaylee Sikora School: Central Cambria Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Golf Athlete of the week achievement: Sikora continued her successful season by shooting a 40 and earning medalist honors as CC beat Penn Cambria and Hollidaysburg at Summit Country Club. Season update: Sikora ...

Big Ben out for the year

PITTSBURGH — Ben Roethlisberger likes to point out that he’s played through the end of every contract he’s ever signed. It’s tangible proof of the longtime Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback’s commitment both to the game itself and the franchise he’s led to a pair of Super Bowl ...

Husband versus wife: Jason, Cassie Layman coach against each other

SIDMAN — Chances are pretty high that Central Cambria volleyball coach Jason Layman wound up sleeping on the couch last night. The Red Devils earned a crucial intra-conference victory Monday night as his team defeated Forest Hills in five sets (22-25, 25-21, 12-25, 25-17 and 15-11). The ...

Narduzzi has ‘no regrets’ over FG call

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh coach Pat Narduzzi knows his decision to attempt a field goal instead of going for it on fourth down at the goal line late in a 17-10 loss to Penn State on Saturday will be talked about for years with the rivalry taking an indefinite break. Yet Narduzzi is adamant he ...

Goodman Shaffer: Community pride part of college camaraderie

Penn State’s Beaver Stadium may be home to the “Greatest Show in College Football,” but recent weeks have reminded us why we love college football and college athletics in general, and it’s not just for the entertainment and excitement we enjoy between the lines. The University of ...

Tyrone dominant at home

TYRONE — Tyrone improved to 4-2 with a 7-0 win over Shanksville-Stonycreek on Monday in high school girls tennis action. Winnie Grot, Lydia Irvin, Lindsey Walk, Victoria Reese and Alicia Endress were all singles winners for the Lady Eagles. Rachel Stricek and Olivia Reese, and Emilee Walk ...

Woe and 2: Seahawks hold off Steelers after Roethlisberger departs

PITTSBURGH — The faces around Russell Wilson have changed as the Seattle Seahawks rebuild themselves on the fly. One thing, however, has not. Seattle goes as its ever imaginative quarterback goes. And in the second half in a place where the franchise hadn’t scored let alone won in two ...

Giger: Tomlin, Narduzzi, Hurdle all facing heavy scrutiny

This is a bad time to be a major coaching figure in Pittsburgh. Steelers coach Mike Tomlin should be squarely on the hot seat after an 0-2 start. Pitt coach Pat Narduzzi just made one of the dumbest decisions you’ll ever see in college football, and he didn’t even think there was ...

Steelers-Seahawks highlights, lowlights

The following are the highlights and lowlights from the Steelers’ 28-26 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh: Play of the game: With Seattle holding a 21-19 lead with 8:54 left in the game and facing a second-and-20 from its own 27-yard line, Russell Wilson ...

Rudolph ready if Big Ben out awhile

PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Steelers second-year quarterback Mason Rudolph beat out Josh Dobbs for the backup job during the preseason. After two regular-season games, the Steelers could be his team for the foreseeable future. Two-time Super Bowl winner Ben Roethlisberger left Sunday’s ...

Cubs crush Pirates again to finish off sweep

CHICAGO — Anthony Rizzo was helped off the field Sunday by a trainer and a teammate with a sprained right ankle, and Wrigley Field fell silent. With Chicago’s postseason pursuit already hindered by a season-ending injury to shortstop Javier Baez, the team may now be without another star ...

Seattle coach still worried about Steelers

NFL Week 2 Who: Seattle Seahawks (1-0) at Pittsburgh Steelers (0-1) When: Today, 1 p.m. TV: FOX The latest line: Steelers by 31⁄2 points. The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Pete Carroll watched the tape. The Seattle Seahawks coach isn’t buying what he saw from the ...

Lion-size victory: Ridge pulls away in 4th for impressive road win

JOHNSTOWN — Saturday’s contest between Chestnut Ridge and Westmont Hilltop was a battle of different styles — the quick-strike offense of the Lions versus the ground-and-pound attack of the Hilltoppers. Westmont controlled the game for all but :46 of the first quarter, scoring on an ...

Brown turns it up a notch in victory for SFU

LORETTO — Leading Merrimack College 13-7, Saint Francis University got the ball back with 2:20 left in the first half and a chance to extend the lead before heading to the locker room. Quarterback Jason Brown attempted to throw an out pattern on third down, but Darion McKenzie jumped the ...

Cubs set team HR record by beating up on Pirates

CHICAGO — All of a sudden, the Chicago Cubs are locked in at the plate and looking like a confident, playoff-bound team again. Kris Bryant and rookie Nico Hoerner each homered among three hits, and the Cubs went deep four times to set a club record with 237 home runs as they pounded the ...

Juniata still searching for first win

LANCASTER — The Juniata College football team fell to 0-2 on the season Saturday, thanks to a 54-0 loss at Franklin & Marshall in Landmark Conference action. F&M, which rushed for 283 yards and six touchdowns, led 37-0 at halftime. Garrett Perschey rushed for 50 yards on five ...

IUP crushes Millersville on the road

MILLERSVILLE  — The IUP football team improved to 2-0 Saturday afternoon, thanks to a 54-0 win at Millersville in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference matchup. Quinton Maxwell tossed three touchdown passes and ran for another in a game IUP led, 26-0, after one quarter. Duane Brown ...