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Central Mountain Baseball continues playoff run

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WINGATE - Central Mountain High School Baseball will be competing today in the PIAA 5A sub-regional game. Their opponent will be Cathedral Prep. The location of the game is at Doc Etters Memorial Field at Bald Eagle Area High School. First pitch is scheduled for 4:00 PM. The winner will ...

Pirates put Nova on DL with sprained finger

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have placed starting pitcher Ivan Nova on the 10-day disabled list with a sprained ring finger on his right hand. Nova has struggled in May following a solid start. He is 0-4 with a 7.61 ERA this month. The Pirates diagnosed the injury after Nova ...

Harvick, Busch out front at half point

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CONCORD, N.C. — At NASCAR’s halfway point, it sure looks like a two-man race to the title between past champions Kevin Harvick and Kyle Busch. They have combined to win nine of 13 races — 10 of 14 counting this month’s All-Star race — and neither expects to slow down during the ...

Drivers applaud new IndyCar for putting them in control

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INDIANAPOLIS — The new version of the IndyCar that made its Indianapolis 500 debut on Sunday was hard to drive in traffic, difficult to pass and so squirrely in the corners that some of the sport’s biggest names found an unceremonious end to their day in the wall. For the most part, ...

Verlander stays in control, pitches Astros past Yankees

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NEW YORK — Justin Verlander tamed the Yankees again, slowing down the highest-scoring team in the majors and pitching the Houston Astros past New York 5-1 Monday. Verlander exited in the seventh inning with a major league-best 1.11 ERA. J.D. Davis hit an early three-run homer and Jose ...

St. Louis Cardinals rally past slumping Pittsburgh Pirates, 6-4

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PITTSBURGH — Harrison Bader’s pinch-hit bloop single off Pittsburgh closer Felipe Vazquez keyed a late rally and helped the St. Louis Cardinals surge past the slumping Pirates 6-4 on Sunday. The Cardinals won for just the fourth time in 19 games when trailing after seven innings by ...

Penn State Men’s Golf tops All-Region picks with four

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UNIVERSITY PARK – For the fourth consecutive year, four men’s golf student-athletes have –been selected to the PING All-Northeast Region Team, with the most individuals from one institution in the region and tied for the lead among Big Ten Conference members. The All-Region selections ...

J.A. Happ bests former team, Jays top Phils 5-3

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PHILADELPHIA — Devon Travis and Dwight Smith Jr. each hit two-run doubles, J.A. Happ pitched neatly into the seventh inning and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Philadelphia Phillies 5-3 Sunday. Curtis Granderson added a solo homer to help the Blue Jays take two of three in the interleague ...

McDonough, O’Herrick selected to IWLCA Senior All-Star Game

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GRAND LAKE, Colo. – Standout defender Katie McDonough (Oakdale, N.Y./Connetquot) and All-Region midfielder Alex O’Herrick (Barto, Pa./Boyertown) of the Lock Haven University lacrosse team have been selected to the 2018 Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches’ Association (IWLCA) ...

Racing to the Triple Crown

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Two down and one to go,” Justify” wins at Pimlico! It’s on to the Belmont with the Triple Crown in sight, but “rest” assured there will be several fresh horses willing to put up a fight. After winning the Preakness, Justify is 5-for-5, and his shot at the Triple Crown is still ...

Steelers prepare for life without Ryan Shazier

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PITTSBURGH — Ryan Shazier is neither gone nor forgotten. The Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker remains a fixture at the team’s facility as he continues his recovery from spinal surgery last December that left his football future uncertain at best. While there is a sense of loss, there is no ...

Local bowlers compete in Pittsburgh

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Members of the local USBC Youth Bowling League competed in the Pennsylvania State USBC Youth Bowling Tournament held in April this year in Pittsburgh. More than 730 bowlers participated in the singles competition while 184 teams competed in the team event. Top scorers received scholarship money.

Pirates designate Kontos for assignment, activate Musgrove

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PITTSBURGH (AP) — Reliever George Kontos has been designated for assignment by the Pittsburgh Pirates to clear a roster spot for right-hander Joe Musgrove from the disabled list. Kontos was removed from his role as the primary setup man for closer Felipe Vazquez last week. In 21 games, ...

Heading to States: Q & A with state track and field qualifiers

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MILL HALL — Central Mountain Track and Field members Sadie McCaleb and Amelia McCloy are heading to States. Before they depart, the two were asked a few questions about their goals and how athletics has impacted them. SADIE McCALEB Q. What do you hope to accomplish at States? A. Make ...