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Williamsburg players see positives

Williamsburg Community High School football players expressed a mixture of sadness and optimism this week when finding out that the school’s football program would be forming a co-op arrangement with Juniata Valley. Seniors Lambert Palmer, Dylan Hartman and Robbie Brantner grew up in ...

Crowe, bullpen shut down Phillies

By John Perrotto The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Wil Crowe and two relief pitchers combined on a one-hitter, and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped a four-game losing streak with a 7-0 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night. Crowe (3-5) pitched six innings and allowed the ...

CM coach feeling good about team’s chances

After the COVID-19 pandemic brought about the cancellation of last summer’s AAABA national tournament in Johnstown, all systems are go for the 2021 event, which begins Monday. Johnston Realty and Cumming Motors will represent Altoona in this year’s 16-team national tournament, which will ...

Pro Fab, B&M open with playoff victories

Adam Weiland and Marty Lessard each drove in two runs Friday night to lead Pro Fab Solutions to an 8-5 win over Blair County Oil in the first round of the Greater City League baseball playoffs at Vets Field. Pro Fab leads the best-of-3 series, 1-0. Game 2 is Saturday at 4. Weiland had ...

Sideline Cancer plays Saturday

DAYTON, Ohio — The journey continues Saturday for the Sideline Cancer team — which has ties to the Hollidaysburg area — in “The Basketball Tournament.’’ Sideline Cancer, the top seed in the West Virginia Regional, will face Team 23, the sixth seed, in the regional final, which ...

Northern Cambria, Williamsburg teams make it to DPLWS finals

By Matt Michelone For the Mirror BELLWOOD – Yellow Springs Hardwood shortstop Preston Long may have been struggling at the plate early on in the Dean Patterson Little World Series Tournament, but in the semifinals on Thursday night, he couldn’t have had a stronger bounce-back ...