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Williamsburg entry takes home DPLWS title over NC foe

By Matt Michelone For the Mirror BELLWOOD – Yellow Springs Hardwood’s Preston Long went from coming up big for his team at the plate on Thursday night to standing tall on the mound on Saturday night. Long pitched a complete game, striking out 14 batters while allowing two runs on six ...

New guy helps Phillies finally beat Pirates

By Wes Crosby The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Kyle Gibson pitched into the seventh inning in his Phillies debut and got plenty of support as Philadelphia avoided a series sweep by pounding the Pittsburgh Pirates 15-4 on Sunday. J.T. Realmuto got five of the Phillies’ 20 hits, with ...

Comeback falls short in ninth

Next stop Tonight: Idle Next up: Altoona at Akron, Tuesday, 6:35 p.m. Record: 41-34 Radio: WRTA-AM 1240 & 98.5-FM By Matthew Knaub For the Mirror Late-game mistakes cost the Curve on Sunday night at Peoples Natural Gas Field. Tied 6-6 in the top of the ninth inning, Altoona ...

Sideline Cancer comes up short at TBT

From Mirror reports DAYTON, Ohio — The Sideline Cancer basketball team was eliminated from The Basketball Tournament on Saturday in the regional semifinals, falling 78-71 to Team 23 at UD Arena. Team 23 started the game on an 8-0 run, and then used a 9-0 run in the fourth quarter to reach ...

CM to the Mount, Johnston at Park

The 76th annual National AAABA Baseball Tournament in the Cambria County area and surrounding towns begins today with two Altoona teams competing in Cresson and Johnstown. At noon, Johnston Realty will take on the Philadelphia Bandits at noon at Roxbury Park in Johnstown. Those two teams are ...

Fink, DeGol go extra for victory

By Matt Michelone For the Mirror CRESSON — Round two of the Summit Country Club’s 28th annual Two-Man Better Ball Golf Tournament came down to three teams and a two-hole playoff as they tried to beat the sunset. When all was said and done, it was Artie Fink, Jr. and Anthony DeGol taking ...