SOMERSET – Just hours after blanking Somerset in the opening game of the best of three games playoff series, the Claysburg Post 522 Bulldogs strung together a 10-hit, 9-0, victory, Saturday.
The final play of Game Two of the Cambria County American Legion semifinal series on Saturday between Bedford and St. Michael isn’t something drawn up in a textbook, but it will certainly live in the history annals.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — For nearly five tight, tense and terrific hours, Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer traded the lead, playing on and on and on until an unprecedented fifth-set tiebreaker was required to settle their memorable Wimbledon final.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Clutching her trophy 20 minutes after becoming Wimbledon’s champion, Simona Halep checked out the board inside Centre Court that lists tournament winners. Below all of the mentions of Serena Williams, her opponent in Saturday’s final, there already was inscribed: “M…
ERIE — The Altoona Curve overcame a single-game franchise record of 18 strikeouts at the plate with a solo home run by Logan Hill and blanked the Erie SeaWolves, 1-0, on Friday at UPMC Park.
Not only did four division regulars get the chance to shine on Friday at the Bedford Fairgrounds Speedway, but the kids got a chance to show their skills as they got to race their bikes around the track.
SIDMAN — There were no sightings of Drew Carey or Bob Barker at St. Michael for Friday’s Cambria County American Legion League playoff game, but there was no doubt about it — The Price was right.
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (AP) — When Furniture Row Racing decided to fold, team owner Barney Visser enlisted an industry agency to help him sell off his assets.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Hours before her Wimbledon semifinal, Serena Williams spent some time deep in thought and arrived at a couple of conclusions.
CHAMPAGNEY, France (AP) — Two Tour de France rookies stole the show on the first mountain stage, with Dylan Teuns of Belgium winning Stage 6 and Giulio Ciccone of Italy taking the overall race lead on Thursday.
Graeme McDowell winning the 2010 U.S. Open at Pebble Beach was a source of pride for Northern Ireland. Rory McIlroy winning the U.S. Open at Congressional the following year with a record score was a source of hope.
NEW YORK (AP) — Adoring fans packed New York City’s Canyon of Heroes on Wednesday amid a blizzard of confetti to praise the World Cup-winning U.S. women’s national soccer team as athletic leaders on the field and advocates for pay equity off it.
CHICAGO (AP) — Francisco Lindor and the Cleveland Indians, looking up at Nelson Cruz and the surprising Minnesota Twins. Matt Chapman and the Oakland Athletics, trying to run down José Altuve and the Houston Astros. Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals, chasing Ronald Acuña Jr. and the …
COLMAR, France (AP) — With four-time winner Chris Froome out, nursing broken bones, two of the big questions at this Tour de France have been whether other contenders who’ve long ridden in his shadow will now be more willing to attack and who, on his team, will fill the vacuum left by the Br…
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Novak Djokovic only has to look back a few months to remind himself that he shouldn’t underestimate his next opponent at Wimbledon.
LILLY — After both teams suffered narrow losses to Claysburg a day earlier, the Bedford Post 113 Hurricanes hammered Lilly, 11-0, on Tuesday in Cambria County American Legion action.
Rebecca Wakefield-Snider, daughter of George and Suzanne Wakefield of Bedford, was recently inducted into the Virginia High School League’s 2019 Hall of Fame.
CLAYSBURG — In a quick, well-played game featuring only one error and two walks, Claysburg scored two runs in the bottom of the sixth to get past Lilly, 2-1, in the first game of doubleheader, Monday.
EPERNAY, France (AP) — He was sweating, baked by the sun, and burning through his energy reserves. But, under the intense pressure of being pursued by the chasing pack of riders at the Tour de France, Julian Alaphilippe also stayed as cool as a chilled glass of Champagne.
CLAYSBURG — In this summer of rain, Claysburg Post 522 got the first game of a doubleheader against Ebensburg with a 9-1 victory, but the second game only made it to the third inning before heavy rains forced the officials to suspend the game, Sunday.
Bedford Post 113 took a one-day road trip on Saturday to two of the perennial powerhouses in the Cambria County American Legion League, and the Hurricanes came back home with two impressive victories.
ALTOONA — Bligh Madris delivered a go-ahead, two-run double in the sixth inning and the Altoona Curve held on for a 3-2 win over the Erie SeaWolves on Sunday at Peoples Natural Gas Field. It was the Curve’s fourth series sweep of the season and first at home as they took all three games from…
ALTOONA — Brandon Waddell and Beau Sulser combined for the Altoona Curve’s eighth shutout win of the season in a 3-0 decision over the Erie SeaWolves on Friday. The Curve (46-38, 11-6) have won six of seven.
(AP) — Former New England Patriots linebacker and current ESPN analyst Tedy Bruschi is recovering in a Massachusetts hospital after suffering a second stroke.
UNIVERSITY PARK – Nittany Lion wrestler Bo Nickal has been named the 2019 Big Ten Jesse Owens Male Athlete of the Year. Nickal was honored from a field that featured each of the 14 Big Ten members’ Male Athletes of the Year. Iowa women’s basketball player Megan Gustafson was named the 2019 B…
ALTOONA — A walk-off, two-run double from Robbie Glendinning completed a three-run 10th inning as the Altoona Curve earned a thrilling, 6-5 win over the Erie SeaWolves on Thursday at Peoples Natural Gas Field.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Christian Pulisic and Weston McKennie are offering hope for the future of U.S. men’s soccer while contributing plenty to its present.
Four softball players from the Gazette coverage area were selected to the Pennsylvania High School Softball Coaches Association (PaHSSBCA) All-State first teams for 2019.
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs died Monday at the age of 27, stunning Major League Baseball and leading to the postponement of the team’s game against the Texas Rangers.
WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Coco Gauff grew up admiring the Williams sisters. Picked up a tennis racket as a little girl because of them. And on Monday at Wimbledon, still just 15, Gauff beat one of them.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Penguins general manager Jim Rutherford began his team’s longer-than-expected offseason by talking about the need for a culture change.
ALTOONA — The Altoona Curve rode a six-run fourth inning and another dominant start from James Marvel en route to an 8-5 win over the Binghamton Rumble Ponies on Sunday at Peoples Natural Gas Field. The Curve completed their third comeback win in the series in the rubber match with Binghamton.
CLAYSBURG – The Claysburg Post 522 Bulldogs had a late start to Sunday’s game against Altoona, but that didn’t stop them from topping the visitors, 7-2.