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Sunday Sports MailBag

Atmosphere at Auburn, SEC like no other

The atmosphere was electric for the Penn-State Auburn game in Auburn, Alabama. It was the first time that a Big Ten team ever played in Auburn. Penn State played great and won 41-12, but the campus was just as impressive as Penn State’s victory. I have never seen tailgating like that ...

How soon until professional golf outprices itself?

I feel terrible for professional golfers. Listening to the testimonials from the guys who are joining the LIV Tour makes it sound like we need to start a Go Fund Me page to help out these poor souls. “You want us to play four rounds of golf and not just three to earn money?” ...

Northern Cambria has produced its share of coaches

I read the recent article about Moshannon Valley High School’s contributions to high school football head coaching positions, which is very impressive. Northern Cambria High School has also produced a significant number of graduates who became head coaches, most of whom played for Dan ...

LL memories will last a lifetime

Every year the annual Little League World Series brings back a flood of memories for me, and I'm especially happy the Hollidaysburg kids are the first Blair County team to play for all of the marbles in Williamsport. In the summer of 1962, I was selected as a center fielder on the Altoona ...

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Adding more names to Mo Valley’s ‘cradle’ The Aug. 6 article, “Cradle of high school coaches,” which spotlighted the many head coaches from the Moshannon Valley School District, was interesting and very well written. One coach who should have been included is former ...

One last salute to four of our greatest athletes of all time

To call them four of the greatest athletes in the history of women’s sports is a bit of a slight. Let’s just call them four of the greatest. Period. In what should be a melancholy, reflective time for all sports fans, Serena Williams, Sue Bird, Sylvia Fowles and Allyson Felix have ...