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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Altoona scored eight runs in the first three innings, and that was too much for Bedford to overcome in an 8-2 rain-shortened, six-inning victory for Altoona in the only Saturday game for Bedford in the Bedford/Claysburg American Legion Tournament.
A week later, Winning Edge 16U swept the competition at the USA Softball Nissan Cranberry College Showcase Region 1 Northeast. Winning Edge 16U finished with a 7-0 record. Members on the team were (from left):Katie Price, Jamie Emerick, Elizabeth Frederick, Marie Perdew, Lindsay Mowry, Harle…
Over the weekend of June 15-16, the team went 5-0 at the USSSA Father’s Day Frenzy Class A and B held at Central Hempfield in Greensburg. Members of the team are (from left): Front Row — Megan Belinda, Maya Hall, Madison Belinda, and Katie Price. Back Row — Coach Aaron Frederick, Marie Perde…
McCONNELLSBURG — Things couldn’t have gone much better for the Bedford American Legion Post 113 Hurricanes through the first inning and a half in their tournament matchup against McConnellsburg, Friday.
ALTOONA — The Binghamton Rumble Ponies scored four runs in the final two innings, in a game that featured two lead changes and a tie in that span, to surge past the Altoona Curve, 7-5, on Friday at Peoples Natural Gas Field.
RICHMOND, Va. – Cody Bolton impressed in his first Double-A start for the Altoona Curve but the Richmond Flying Squirrels scored six unanswered runs to avoid the sweep, 6-2, on Wednesday at The Diamond.
SOMERSET — Despite having just one loss coming into Tuesday, Claysburg Post 522 can’t look in the rear view mirror too much in the battle for the regular season title in the Cambria County American Legion league.
Bedford got a top-notch pitching job from three different Hurricanes to help the Post 113 squad no-hit visiting Northern Cambria, 10-0, in five innings, Tuesday.
RICHMOND, Va. — Eastern League All-Star James Marvel continued his dominance with his fourth straight win and eighth overall during a 5-1 victory for the Altoona Curve on Tuesday over the Richmond Flying Squirrels at The Diamond.
HARTFORD, Conn. – Sean Brady pitched seven innings while the Altoona Curve offense racked up 15 hits in a 6-1 win over the Hartford Yard Goats on Sunday at Dunkin’ Donuts Park.
EVERETT — The 14th class of the Bedford County Sports Hall of Fame is diverse among sports and eras, but a number of connections between them was also showcased at the annual induction banquet on Saturday at Everett Area High School.
Following graduation in 1961 from Hyndman High School, John Topper Jr. was accepted at his mother’s and maternal uncle’s alma mater, Susquehanna University. He had played and lettered in the two sports (basketball and baseball) that Hyndman offered at that time, but he had always wanted to p…
The 1992 Northern Bedford baseball team, coached by Bedford County Sports Hall of Fame inductee Ed King, completed its season as a PIAA class AA semifinalist, becoming the only high school baseball team in Bedford County to reach the final four.
The Arcpros Welding and Fabrication team won the Chestnut Ridge Ball League Minor Division Championship this spring. Players and coaches on the team are (from left): Front Row — Gavin Miller, Trenden Willey, Jeffrey Ickes, Colby Kaufman, and Kole Clark. Second Row — Lee Brown, Landon Wigfiel…
The Keystone 18U Showcase Team opened the 2019 Summer season as the Atlantic Coast Softball Open Tournament Champs held June 14-16 in Pittsburgh. The team finished the tournament with a perfect 7-0 record winning the championship game 6-5 against the Pittsburgh Predators and out scored their…
Growing up, I was the youngest of eight children in a blended family. I attended a brand new high school in Mars, Pa, and we were known as the mighty Mars Planets.
Strong senior leadership and an experienced group of underclassmen created an almost perfect storm in Fishertown in 1966. The Lion squad rattled off five straight wins before suffering its only blemish of the season, a single-point loss to Everett. With three consecutive wins, the Lions fini…