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Altoona boys, CC teams prevail

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The Altoona boys beat Central Mountain in high school swimming, 114-24, at the AAHS Fieldhouse pool on Tuesday. Individual winners for the Altoona boys were Brennen Dugan (200-yard individual medley), Jacob Steinbugl (100 butterfly), Ryan Hopkins (50 freestyle) and Patryck Webster (500 ...

Ex-Penn State hoop star wins game for Cleveland

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Lamar Stevens drove in for an easy dunk with 4.1 seconds left and Atlanta failed to get off a final shot as the Cleveland Cavaliers beat the Hawks 112-111 on Tuesday night to end their 10-game losing streak — the NBA’s longest this season. Stevens, a rookie out of Penn ...

Day going to Temple to play TE

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Altoona senior Marcus Day committed to play collegiate football at Temple on Monday. Day made the announcement on Twitter. “I am very excited to announce that I will be continuing my athletic career at the next level,” Day wrote. “I would like to thank my Mom who has always worked ...

Takedowns everywhere for Lions in victory

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UNIVERSITY PARK – Penn State wrestled in Rec Hall for the first time on Monday night in this very, very strange season. The Nittany Lions had two other home matches postponed because of COVID-19 issues, so they were back home wrestling Maryland in their now shockingly very quiet home venue. ...

Talented McCracken improving

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Name: Jaidyn McCracken School: Bellwood-Antis Age: 16 Grade: Junior Sport: Basketball Athlete of the week achievement: McCracken had 27 points and 13 rebounds in a win over Moshannon Valley and added 13 points in a 54-48 triumph over Everett. Season update: Bellwood-Antis is 7-3 and 6-0 ...

Sarbo looking good for Lions

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Name: Matt Sarbo School: Altoona Age: 17 Grade: Senior Sport: Wrestling Athlete of the week achievement: Sarbo became the third Altoona wrestler to win four District 6 championships, joining T.J. Brandt (2013) and Cole Manley (2017) when he pinned returning state qualifier from ...

Lady Marauders love long-distance shots

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Monday night, the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic girls basketball team didn’t just live by the 3-pointer, it thrived by it. The Lady Marauders buried 15 3s as they pummeled Bedford, 66-46, in a Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference matchup at the Pleasant Valley Gymnasium. “It’s nice when ...

Guilfoyle earns important league victory on the road

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BEDFORD — Bishop Guilfoyle picked up a key Laurel Highlands Conference victory with a 49-35 win over Bedford in high school boys basketball on Monday. Patrick Haigh led the Marauders with 11 points, and Michael Woolridge added 10 points. Steven Ressler led Bedford with 17 points. BISHOP ...

Guilfoyle earns important league victory on the road

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BEDFORD — Bishop Guilfoyle picked up a key Laurel Highlands Conference victory with a 49-35 win over Bedford in high school boys basketball on Monday. Patrick Haigh led the Marauders with 11 points, and Michael Woolridge added 10 points. Steven Ressler led Bedford with 17 points. BISHOP ...

Mirror high school wrestling rankings

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106 POUNDS 1. Korry Walls Tyrone So 12-4 2. Bryce Proudfit Penn Cambria Sr 11-3 3. Noah Horne Hollidaysburg Fr 9-9 4. Tyler Biesinger Central So 6-4 5. Hunter Jones Cambria Heights Fr 7-4 Ones to watch: Dillon Degennaro, Alt 113 POUNDS 1. Trent Hoover Penn Cambria Fr 11-2 2. ...

Claar, Garver spark Lady Bulldogs to win over JV

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ALEXANDRIA — Claysburg-Kimmel squeaked past Juniata Valley, 44-40, and improved to 9-7 in high school girls basketball on Monday. Rebekah Claar led the Lady Bulldogs with 15 points, and Bailey Garver scored 14. Olivia Smith led Valley with 20 points, and Makenna Hartman scored ...

Frazier will focus only on the present

Professional Sports

Adam Frazier spent the winter watching the Pittsburgh teammates he came up through the minors with get flipped for prospects or flat-out released. Josh Bell. Jameson Taillon. Trevor Williams. The Pirates parted ways with all of three and a handful of others during the offseason as part of a ...

Sports at a glance

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Mariners CEO steps down SEATTLE — Seattle Mariners president and CEO Kevin Mather resigned Monday following the emergence of video where he expressed opinions about organizational strategy and his views on some players. Mariners Chairman John Stanton said Mather’s comments were ...

Hockey star denies Russian report

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New York Rangers star Artemi Panarin is taking a leave of absence from the team after a Russian tabloid printed allegations from a former coach that he attacked a woman in Latvia almost a decade ago, which he denies. Andrei Nazarov, a former NHL enforcer who coached Panarin in the Kontinental ...

McMillen earns third D6 crown

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Glendale’s Brock McMillen has faced stiffer adversity in his young life, including battling a heart condition, but his third District 6 Class 2A Tournament title was certainly no walk in the park. The two-time state champion had to battle through a nasty cut on his lip that forced three ...

Nittany Lions fall short again

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IOWA CITY, Iowa — The chase to become Iowa’s all-time leading scorer got to Luka Garza only once during Sunday’s game against Penn State. Garza looked at the scoreboard going into a media timeout in the second half and saw that he needed to make both of the free throws he was about to ...

Tense games could be in future for BG girls

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The Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic girls basketball team hasn’t played in a lot of close games this season, but if the Lady Marauders want to reach the goals they are aiming for, those tense moments are almost certainly in their future. BG is the defending District 6 Class 2A champion and made ...

Priester imagining PNC debut

Professional Sports

PITTSBURGH — Quinn Priester is very much trying to live in the moment. That doesn’t mean it’s easy. Not when the Pittsburgh Pirates are pointing to you as one of the key parts of a core they believe will one day return the team to contention. So yeah, as much as the 20-year-old ...

Mustangs clinch WestPAC North Division

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JOHNSTOWN — Portage clinched the WestPAC North championship with a 90-33 victory over Conemaugh Valley in high school boys basketball on Saturday. The Mustangs, undefeated in the league, got 23 points from Kaden Claar and 15 points from Preston Rainey. PORTAGE (90): Rainey 7 0-0 15, K. ...

District 5 not counting on UPJ as its championship host site

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The Mirror’s Michael Boytim recently caught up with District 5 vice chairman and Northern Bedford athletic director Jeff Batzel to discuss the upcoming playoffs and how the district was impacted by member schools Forbes Road and McConnellsburg opting not to participate in winter sports this ...