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MANCHESTER, N.H. — Altoona Curve left-handed starter Cam Vieaux set a new career mark with 10 strikeouts but was on the short end of a 2-1 loss to the New Hampshire Fisher Cats on Wednesday at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium.

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MANCHESTER, N.H. — New Hampshire Fisher Cats starter Yennsy Diaz followed up a complete-game shutout in his previous start with seven more zeroes as the Altoona Curve were shut out, 5-0, in their road trip opener on Tuesday at Northeast Delta Dental Stadium.

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SAXTON — When Tussey Mountain and Southern Fulton were scheduled for a quarterfinal match-up in the District 5-A playoffs, most pundits expected another close game.

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ROCKWOOD — Although Northern Bedford entered Tuesday’s District 5-A quarterfinal playoff game at Rockwood as the eighth seed, the Black Panthers did not play as most eighth seeds do.

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — German Márquez struck out seven over eight dominant innings, Trevor Story hit his 11th home run and the Colorado Rockies cooled off the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-0 Tuesday night.

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CLAYSBURG — Asked about her team’s focus moving forward, Claysburg-Kimmel catcher Harleigh Cavender responded with only two words, but the two words that matter most at this time of the season.

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ALTOONA — Just a few miscues in one inning was the deciding factor in Monday’s District 6-AA playoff opener between Claysburg-Kimmel and Bishop Guilfoyle.

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FISHERTOWN — Winning a baseball or softball game can be done a number of way, but in the playoffs, many times it comes down to catching some breaks and key base hits.

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BALTIMORE (AP) — Mark Casse completed a lifelong quest two weeks after the scare of a lifetime. And he did so in a race featuring a riderless horse that threw his jockey out of the gate and kept running.

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EAST HARTFORD, Conn. – The No. 1 Penn State men’s lacrosse team took down No. 8 Loyola Maryland, 21-14, in the NCAA Quarterfinal on Saturday afternoon on Rentschler Field in East Hartford, Conn., to advance to NCAA Championship Weekend for the first time in program history.

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ALTOONA — The Altoona Curve pushed across two runs in the bottom of the eighth and held on in the ninth for a 6-4, comeback win over the Harrisburg Senators on Sunday at Peoples Natural Gas Field. Altoona took three of the four games to hand Harrisburg its first road series loss of the season.

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The Renegades of Dirt Modified series made its inaugural stop at the Bedford Fairgrounds Speedway, Friday.

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ALTOONA — The Altoona Curve brought the winning run to the plate in the bottom of the ninth, but the comeback attempt fell short in a 7-5 loss to the Harrisburg Senators on Friday at Peoples Natural Gas Field.

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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Jimmie Johnson views himself as a patient person. But mired in a brutal winless streak, the seven-time NASCAR champion is putting all options on the table when his contract is up next year.

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TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona Cardinals All-Pro cornerback Patrick Peterson has been suspended for the first six games of the 2019 season for violating the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy.

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INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — McLaren’s return to the Indianapolis 500 was slowed at first by electrical problems. When Fernando Alonso finally got his car up to speed, he hit three walls at Indianapolis Motor Speedway and significantly damaged the celebrated bright orange machine.

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Tuukka Rask posted his seventh career playoff shutout, and the Boston Bruins swept the Carolina Hurricanes out of the Eastern Conference final, winning 4-0 on Thursday night to reach their third Stanley Cup Final in nine years.

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FLINTON — Thursday’s Inter-County Conference championship came down to what Everett has been used to at the end of the regular season — close games with the potential of late-inning heroics.

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BINGHAMTON, N.Y. — The Altoona Curve rallied back after a steep deficit and held off a late charge by the Binghamton Rumble Ponies to avoid the sweep, 9-8, on Wednesday at NYSEG Stadium.

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LOYBURG — Coming down the homestretch of the final lap of the final event of the District 5-AA Track and Field Championships, four Bedford County runners were trying to get their teams another event title.

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JOHNSTOWN — Conrad Weiser did not waste a golden opportunity as the Scouts edged out the Bisons, 4-1, Tuesday.

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Justin Crouse, director of player personnel for Memphis, makes his first check of the transfer portal around 8 a.m. each day, searching for new names in the NCAA’s database of football players looking for a new school.

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Former U.S. national team gymnasts backing a Texas bill that would allow victims of sexual abuse more time to sue in civil court on Monday urged the state’s lawmakers to restore a key provision allowing those individuals to sue institutions.