Steelers’ Pickett wants to go deep at the right time | News, Sports, Jobs

Penguins opt to run it back in 2022 | News, Sports, Jobs

PITTSBURGH — Kenny Pickett wants to throw the ball deep in an effort to get the Pittsburgh Steelers’ offense going. The rookie quarterback, however, isn’t going to do it just to do it. Pickett said Wednesday there are different ways to create the sort of “splash” plays the Steelers (2-5) need to take … Read more

Dragons Fall In Semifinal Shootout | News, Sports, Jobs

Kendra Dechow of North Collins, left, and Maple Grove’s Alexis Hall battle for possession of the ball during Monday’s Section VI Class D semifinal soccer game at Dunkirk High School. The Eagles advanced to Saturday’s championship game by edging the Red Dragons in a shootout. P-J photo by Ashleigh Brown DUNKIRK — Hailey Jasinski didn’t … Read more

Eberflus leans on past experience with Bears mired in skid | News, Sports, Jobs

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — Chicago Bears coach Matt Eberflus remembered the transition going from Toledo to Missouri as an assistant under Gary Pinkel. From winning 10 games with a MAC powerhouse to taking a beating against the powers of the Big 12 the next few years, it was an eye-opening experience. “It … Read more

Roane comes out on top over Doddridge, 26-6 | News, Sports, Jobs

Roane County’s Skylar Delk (24) gets up off the ground after a run during a high school football game against Doddridge County Friday in Spencer. (Photo by Josh Hughes) SPENCER –Statement made for Roane County. A slow start offensively didn’t last long as Class AA’s No. 2 Raiders ran past visiting … Read more

Oak Glen unable to slay the Dragons | News, Sports, Jobs

NEW CUMBERLAND — Injury-plagued Oak Glen faced one of the biggest challenges on its schedule Thursday night when the unbeaten Class A power Cameron Dragons visited the Bears Den in a first football meeting between the two schools. Cameron, which has destroyed everything in its path this season and entered the battle averaging … Read more

East Liverpool, Wellsville top OVAC | News, Sports, Jobs

BELMONT — East Liverpool captured its 14th OVAC title volleyball title by sweeping Beaver Local, 25-11, 25-22, 25-10, in the Class 4A final Saturday at Union Local High School. The Potters improve to 19-3. Leaders for the Potters were Kyia White with eight kills and two aces, Kenzie Headley four kills and seven … Read more

October weather provides different opportunities | News, Sports, Jobs

Penguins opt to run it back in 2022 | News, Sports, Jobs

Few things rival a sunny October day when the breeze is southerly at just enough pace to ruffle the water and the bass are in the mood to play. Two recent fishing trips help make my point. Last Sunday and Tuesday dawned clear and crisp. Experience indicated there was no need to try … Read more

Area golfers to compete at PIAA event starting Monday | News, Sports, Jobs

By Michael Boytim mboytim@altoonamirror.com Seven local golfers — three boys and four girls — will participate in Monday and Tuesday’s PIAA golf championships at the Penn State golf courses. The Mirror’s coverage area’s only district champion, Hollidaysburg’s Ashden Stitt, will play the White Course with the other Class 3A competitors and tee off … Read more

Fairmont ‘turns over’ Luverne in 28-6 football victory | News, Sports, Jobs

GOOD HANDS — Fairmont’s Parker Mathiason (34) intercepts a flip pass by Luverne quarterback Carter Sehr as Sehr gets tackled by Fairmont defensive lineman Sawyer Tordsen (65) during regular-season prep football action Thursday night at Mahoney Field in Fairmont. Luverne offensive linemen Will Serie (55) and Zach DeBoer (52) watch the interception … Read more