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Chavis’ play in the field, at bat, sparks Pirates

By Wes Crosby The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Michael Chavis hit a tying home run in the eighth before pulling off a defensive gem and delivering a game-ending single in the 10th, sending the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Chicago Cubs 8-7 Thursday. Chavis’ solo homer, his seventh this ...

Solo home run all Curve can muster in road loss

Next stop Tonight: Altoona at New Hampshire, 7:05 p.m. Pitching matchup: Curve RHP Aaron Shortridge vs. Cats RHP Trent Palmer Record: 31-35 From Mirror reports MANCHESTER, N.H. — The Curve’s struggles late in the first half of the season continued Thursday night with another ...

Best-ball season finally here

By Ken Love For the Mirror The calendar says we’re more than halfway through the month of June. In our area that means the local best-ball season is already underway, and just two weeks ago Huntingdon Country Club kicked off the two-man schedule with its annual invitational ...

Exodus to LIV Tour adding more names

By Ken Love For the Mirror For a sport that typically sees little drama away from the field of play, golf has endured plenty of turmoil in recent weeks. The emergence of the Saudi-backed LIV Golf Tour had already rocked the world of golf with several high-profile PGA Tour stars committing ...

Harrar, Parshall earn Nittany Lion honors

From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK Penn State Athletics announced senior wrestler Nick Lee and softball senior pitcher Bailey Parshall have been selected as the 2021-22 Male and Female Athletes of the Year. Lee and Parshall will represent Penn State on the ballot for Big Ten Male and Female ...

Allison fires no-hitter for Cumming

Winning pitcher Bryant Allison finished with a no-hitter as Cumming Motors downed Blair County Oil, 10-1, in an Altoona Greater City League/AAABA game at Juaniata Thursday night. He struck out 12 and walked one. The one run he gave up was unearned in a game in which both teams each made four ...