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DAILY DOSE: Local sports

In Baseball, Claysburg, Roundups, Softball, Tussey Mountain on May 13, 2009 at 2:14 pm

Here are the local sports roundups from our area papers for May 13:

The Tribune-Democrat: Local sports briefs

The Daily American: Local sports briefs

Altoona Mirror: Tennis, baseball, softball

District 5 track and field seedings (Altoona Mirror)
Mount Union claims ICC baseball title over Tussey Mountain (Altoona Mirror)
Claar leads Claysburg to ICC softball championship over Fannett-Metal (Altoona Mirror)


Taking a peek at softball

In Bedford, Claysburg, District 5, District 6, LHAC, Penn Cambria, Portage, Softball, Tussey Mountain, WestPAC on March 17, 2009 at 9:55 am

The Altoona Mirror has weighed in with its softball capsules. Most of the teams are from District 6, but there’s also a few from District 5 in Bedford County.

It’s certainly worth a read when you’ve got time. Of course, of all the teams, the LHAC’s Bishop Guilfoyle might be the one to watch, so perhaps some of the WestPAC can breathe a little easier for now!

Lady Marauders look to make next playoff step (Altoona Mirror)

Valko a runner-up at nationals; Whetstone finishes fifth

In Claysburg, College Sports, District 6, Forest Hills, Pitt-Johnstown, Wrestling on March 14, 2009 at 8:35 pm

Forest Hills graduate Shane Valko fell 2-1 in overtime against Kutztown’s Joe Kammerer and finished second in the nation at the NCAA Division II national wrestling championships. Pitt-Johnstown’s Valko, who beat Kammerer for the East Region crown in overtime two weeks ago, gave up an escape in the first tie-breaker period and was ridden out in the second.

Only a junior, Valko’s still got more time ahead to prove he’s the best in the country. Congratulations on a strong season and an All-American finish! More…