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Softball Marathon to go on — with some changes

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Deadline to register is July 25 After much consideration, the We CARE Foundation is very pleased to announce that there will be a modified 2020 We CARE Foundation Softball Marathon this year on Aug. 15. The games will be consolidated to one location, Legion Park in Hollidaysburg, where ...

CBRC Lakemont Park basketball

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MONDAY Court 1 Westmont Hilltop High vs. Chestnut Ridge High, 5:30 Altoona High vs. Teeter Group (Bedford), 6:20 New Balance (Tyrone) vs. Sway Lawn Care (Clearfield), 7:10 Court 2 West Branch High vs. Claysburg-Kimmel High, 5:30 Yellow Springs (W-burg) vs. Central PA Mounties, ...

NCAA: COVID tests 72 hours before game

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The Associated Press The NCAA says college football players should be tested for COVID-19 at least 72 hours before a game, players with high-risk exposures to the coronavirus should be quarantined for 14 days and everybody on the sideline should wear a mask. The nation’s largest governing ...

Girls softball happy to have their league this summer

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The COVID-19 pandemic has wiped out many sporting events and seasons across the United States, and placed a gigantic question mark beside many others, since it began ravaging the country in March. In that sense, players, coaches and officials associated with any organization that has been ...

Ex-Mountain Lion getting HOF honor

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It’s a paradox. Offensive linemen are often the most unheralded members of any football team, but their contributions are often among the most important. The line is the engine that makes any offense go, and without good performances from the men up front, the entire unit ...

MLB close to starting season

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The Associated Press With the start of Major League Baseball’s shortened season a week away, games in empty stadiums and strange extra-inning rules are on the verge of becoming reality. Now that the players have gotten used to COVID-19 tests, social distancing and wearing masks in the ...

Tiger Woods quietly returns

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The Associated Press DUBLIN, Ohio — Tiger Woods was back on the PGA Tour for the first time in five months Thursday and saw Muirfield Village like never before. It was practically empty. Woods opened with a 10-foot birdie and there was silence. He finished with a 15-foot birdie for a ...

30,000 at Bristol track

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The Associated Press BRISTOL, Tenn. — Chase Elliott put his face mask on and went into the grandstands at Bristol Motor Speedway to watch the qualifying event before NASCAR’s All-Star race, briefly becoming a part of the largest group of spectators at a U.S. sporting event since March. ...

Professionals prevails

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Joe Bukowsky delivered two hits and two RBIs to help Professionals Auto Body down PennCrest Bank, 7-2, in an Altoona Teener Major Baseball League game on Thursday night at Seitz Field. Winning pitcher Matt Smith and Ethan Stevenson each added two hits. Professionals finished with 20 hits in ...

Sports at a glance

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Titans sign their star RB NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Derrick Henry wanted the assurance of a long-term contract with the Tennessee Titans rather than risk playing this season under the franchise tag, and the NFL rushing leader said his new deal is a win-win for him and the team. Helping the ...

Summer basketball

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Lakemont Park CBRC LAKEMONT PARK SUMMER LEAGUE HIGH SCHOOL BLUE W-L New Balance Altoona (Tyrone) 5-0 L.S. Fiore/C.E. Wood Constr. (BG) 4-1 Sway Lawn Care (Clearfield) 4-1 Altoona High 2-3 Ritchey’s/Leidy’s Transp. (Central) 2-3 Ebensburg JV (Bishop Carroll) 2-4 Johnstown ...

PSU’s Freiermuth, Brown, Cain named to watch lists

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UNIVERSITY PARK — It was a good day for the Penn State football team as far as preseason recognition goes. Penn State junior tight end Pat Freiermuth was named to the Biletnikoff Award watch list by The Tallahassee Quarterback Club Foundation on Thursday. The Biletnikoff Award is ...

PIAA says fall sports still a go for now

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The PIAA announced Wednesday at its monthly meeting that it is moving forward with the start of the fall sports season as scheduled — for now. “We have talked with all 12 districts that if things change, we will cooperatively work together to come up with any alternate plans, including ...

Bellwood graduate will play professionally in Germany

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Nathan Davis achieved record-setting performances as a high school basketball player at Bellwood-Antis and as an NCAA Division II collegiate player at Seton Hill University in Greensburg. The next stop for Davis will be the fulfillment of a dream, as he embarks on a professional basketball ...

Athletes from area deal with PSAC ccd.

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mThe Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference voted Tuesday to suspend all sporting events through the fall semester, and the decision was officially announced Wednesday morning. The PSAC consists of 18 schools that compete in Division II college sports. Dozens of athletes from the Mirror’s ...

Bedford County resident still rolling along

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Don Steele’s 50-year bowling career was temporarily stopped this past March by the coronavirus pandemic that shuttered bowling alleys across the country. A severe injury to his left hand that the 92-year-old Steele sustained while sawing wood on June 8 in his Loysburg home required surgery ...

Sports at a glance

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Equine legend is suspended LOS ANGELES — Two-time Triple Crown-winning trainer Bob Baffert was suspended for 15 days on Wednesday by the Arkansas Racing Commission and two of his horses were disqualified after testing positive for a banned substance. The commission said in a ruling that ...

Lilly Conrad wins it in 7th

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LILLY — Owen Kravetz singled home Trenton Creppage in the bottom of the seventh inning to lift Lilly Conrad Chiropractic to a 4-3 victory over Johnston Realty in Greater City League action on Wednesday. Lilly improved to a league-best 13-1. Frank Montecalvo had two hits for Johnston ...

Area basketball results

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CBRC LAKEMONT PARK SUMMER LEAGUE WEDNESDAY Court 1 Central PA Mounties (Philipsburg-Osceola) 58, West Branch High 18: High scorers—Sage Carr, WB, 8; Oliver Harpster, CPA, 23 Panthers (Penn Cambria) 60, Chestnut Ridge High 8: High scorers—Brodie O’Donnell, P, 9; Spencer Allison, ...