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Miller’s goal sparks Lady Tigers to fifth straight title

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The shots may not have been put away early on for the Hollidaysburg girls soccer team, but once they got one to go, they came in bunches. Paige Miller’s first goal 25 minutes into the game set off an explosion as the Lady Tigers captured their fifth straight District 6 Class 3A ...

Lions fall in title tilt

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LORETTO — The Altoona Area High School boys soccer team was clinging to a 1-0 lead midway through the second half of its District 6 Class 6A championship game Tuesday night. Then State College used a quick spark to turn the tide in its favor. In a game in which quality scoring ...

BG misses out on opportunities

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Statistics in a high school soccer game usually consist of shots on goal, corner kicks and saves. Scoring opportunities are something not usually kept, but if they were Tuesday night, the Bishop Guilfoyle girls team would have held an advantage in bunches. However, bunches don’t materialize ...

Franklin seeks more RB production

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Following are the highlights of James Franklin’s Tuesday press conference: Saturday’s game: vs. Maryland, 3:30 p.m. (Big Ten Network) Main storyline Through the opening two weeks of the season, Penn State still has a lot of questions regarding its running back position and its lack of ...

PSU season snapshot: 1998

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A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1998 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 9-3 Final ranking: AP No. 17, ESPN/USA Today No. 15 Regular-season wins: Southern Miss, Bowling Green, Pitt, Minnesota, Purdue, Illinois, Northwestern, Michigan ...

Marauders advance to semifinals

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The Bishop Guilfoyle girls volleyball team advanced to the semifinals of the District 6 1A playoffs Tuesday night, thanks to a 23-25, 25-19, 25-20, 25-21 win over Purchase Line in high school action at the Pleasant Valley gym. Lyzee Wilson led the Lady Marauders with 24 kills, 14 digs and 13 ...

New LB’s arrival buoys Steelers

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By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Avery Williamson left quite the impression on Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin when they crossed paths more than five years ago. Tomlin was at the University of Kentucky Pro Day to scout outside linebacker Bud Dupree, who eventually ...

Wisconsin game gets postponed

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The Associated Press Wisconsin has canceled Saturday’s home game against Purdue, the second straight game the 10th-ranked Badgers have called off as COVID-19 cases within their team continue to rise. School officials announced Tuesday that three more players and two additional staffers ...

Sports at a glance

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Ex-NBA star dead at 65 Eddie Johnson, the two-time All-Star for the Atlanta Hawks whose career was shortened by arrests which led to a ban from the NBA and life sentence in prison, has died. He was 65. Johnson passed away on Oct. 26. His death was confirmed Tuesday by Rocker-Cusack Mortuary ...

Central faces high-powered Bedford minus star QB

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8-0 vs. 8-0 Who: District 6-3A champ Central vs. District 5/9-3A champ Bedford When: 7 p.m. Friday Where: Hollidaysburg’s Tiger Stadium Central and Bedford are both very familiar teams to area high school football fans, both district champions and both enter Friday’s 7 p.m. PIAA ...

Steelers keep momentum

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By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Eric Ebron is tired of the critics who keep trying to nitpick the NFL’s last unbeaten team. “A lot of people say, ‘You all beat the Ravens, you all really are legit,’” the Pittsburgh Steelers ever-talkative tight end said after ...

PSU season snapshot: 1997

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A daily series featuring each Penn State football season from 1947-2019: Year: 1997 Coach: Joe Paterno Final record: 9-3 Final ranking: AP No. 16, USA Today/CNN No. 17 Regular-season wins: Pitt, Temple, Louisville, Illinois, Ohio State, Minnesota, Northwestern, Purdue, ...

Zimmerman makes it 4-for-4

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Name: Ian Zimmerman School: Northern Bedford Age: 18 Grade: Senior Sport: Cross country Athlete of the week achievement: Zimmerman won his fourth District 5 individual cross country championship with a time of 16:10. Season update: Zimmerman will be vying for the PIAA Class 1A ...

Shaffer repeats with top time

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Name: Lauren Shaffer School: Portage Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Cross country Athlete of the week achievement: Shaffer won her second District 6 1A championship and set a personal record, with a time of 18:56. Season update: Shaffer will compete in the PIAA Class 1A individual ...

Pitt’s Ford opts out of rest of season

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By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh’s attempt to salvage what has become a disappointing season won’t include safety Paris Ford. Coach Pat Narduzzi confirmed Monday that Ford, a redshirt junior, has opted out of the Panthers’ final four games. “Paris is ...

Ravens, Packers, Cards dealing with virus

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The Associated Press Baltimore Ravens All-Pro cornerback Marlon Humphrey says he has the coronavirus, and several other NFL teams reported positive tests Monday, providing new concerns for a league trying to complete the season amid a pandemic. The Green Bay Packers reported that a player ...

Sports at a glance

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Card sold for $1.4 million RUNNEMEDE, N.J. — A Honus Wagner rookie baseball card has sold for more than $1.4 million. The price was a record for the rare T-206 card of the Pittsburgh Pirates great, the highlight of the Goldin Auctions October Legends Auction. Also fetching a record ...

Tigers come alive in 2nd half

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HOLLIDAYSBURG – After seemingly having every shot possible get turned aside in the first half, Hollidaysburg boys soccer coach Craig Shale reminded his team of one simple message. “I told them at halftime the worst thing you can do is get frustrated,” he said. “Just keep playing your ...

Tyrone gets Hollidaysburg in final

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BELLEFONTE — The Tyrone Area High School boys soccer team upset top-seeded Bellefonte, 4-3, Monday in the District 6 Class 3A semifinals. Alex Taylor’s goal in the final seconds completed a comeback for the fourth-seeded Golden Eagles, who were down 3-1 in the second half. Tyrone will ...

CC moving on to 2nd round

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EBENSBURG — No. 6-seeded Central Cambria swept past Juniata in the first round of the District 6 2A playoffs, 25-7, 25-15, 25-14, in high school girls volleyball action on Monday. Alli Malay had 10 kills, Maddy Kim had nine kills, Leah Burggraf collected 25 assists, and Eden Shirk added 14 ...