Former National Football League player Andrew Hawkins set a new standard as the first inductee to accept his Cambria County Sports Hall of Fame induction via a Zoom digital platform on Saturday night.
The Western Illinois baseball program has hired United High School graduate Tayler Sheriff as pitching coach/recruiting coordinator. The Leathernecks compete in the Summit League.
Six baseball players representing college, high school and summer league teams that competed at Sargent’s Stadium this year have been nominated for the 2021 Point Stadium Award.
The Bishop McCort Catholic High School football team is working to secure a home field for at least two upcoming contests originally planned to be held at Sargent’s Stadium at the Point.
The All American Amateur Baseball Association national tournament returned from a one-year pandemic hiatus in grand style last week, with New Orleans claiming yet another title, with two local entries reaching the championship bracket, and with an engaging new group from North Carolina dancing into the hearts of area baseball fans.
The Boosters scored double-digit runs for the sixth time in the tournament, as they coasted to a 17-6 victory over New Brunswick in seven innings.
After taking a one-run lead in the top of the eighth, the Altoona Curve gave up 10 runs in the bottom of the inning as the RubberDucks won their third straight game in the series, 12-3, on Saturday night at Canal Park.
The New Brunswick Matrix center fielder then made some noise of his own by smashing a home run into the deep right field bleacher section near the batting cage. The solo shot ignited a Maxtrix comeback in a 10-5 win over the host team and put New Brunswick into the championship game of the 76th AAABA Tournament.
In the last tension-filled innings of the 76th AAABA semifinal Friday night, many fans became serious, while others simply continued enjoying the social event.
Clinging to a one-run lead through seven innings, New Orleans erupted for 14 runs over the final two innings to trounce Philadelphia 20-5 in a AAABA Tournament semifinal contest on Friday afternoon at Sargent's Stadium at the Point.
What Visnesky was doing was just fine from a Paul Carpenter perspective in a 12-1 victory.
A 17-hit barrage sparked by Owen Petrich driving in six runs and hitting for the cycle boosted the Philadelphia Bandits to the semifinals of the 76th AAABA Tournament with a 12-4 win over Martella’s Pharmacy on Thursday afternoon at Sargent’s Stadium at the Point.
"Pitching and defense" is an old adage in the game of baseball, but one that still rings true. Those two elements led New Brunswick to a 2-1 victory over Maryland State in the quarterfinal round of the 76th AAABA Tournament at Roxbury Park on Thursday.
Dwain Guice threw a complete-game shutout while the New Orleans offense gave strong production once again as the Boosters coasted to a 10-0 victory over Altoona-2 Johnston Realty in eight innings on Thursday afternoon.
Paul Carpenter sent 11 players to the plate and used a six-run sixth inning to reestablish the lead, then held off Buffalo All In One 10-6 in front of 1,503 fans.
After finishing a video interview on Wednesday, Carolina Disco Turkeys Manager Kirk Cabana had a question of his own. Completely unsolicited, he asked “Want to get me doing a backflip?”
With their 7-5 victory under their belts, the Disco Turkeys will move on to the quarterfinals against the Paul Carpenter Capital Advisors at 7 p.m. Thursday at Sargent's Stadium at the Point.
Darmany Rivas pitched eight shutout innings as New Brunswick Matrix punched its ticket into the AAABA Tournament quarterfinals with a 9-1 win over Altoona Cumming Motors at Mount Aloysius College’s Calandra Smith Field.
The Philadelphia Bandits finished Pool B play with a resounding 22-0 victory over Zanesville shortened to seven innings because of the 10-run rule.
Teams from New Orleans have been traveling to Johnstown for the All American Amateur Baseball Association national tournament for 75 years, and several members of the current Boosters team are very aware of their place in history.
After an uncharacteristic slow start, Maryland State found its offensive groove and received more solid relief pitching as Crabfest earned a 6-5 victory over the Youngstown Creekside Crocodiles on Wednesday afternoon.
Brett Morris’ two-RBI double in the sixth inning pushed Martella’s Pharmacy ahead to stay as the Johnstown-2 club topped the Columbus TNT Knights 8-6 in their Pool A finale on Wednesday at Sargent’s Stadium at the Point.
Hunter Draper helped pitch the Boosters out of Pool A play on Wednesday, combining with two relievers on a three-hit shutout over the Brooklyn SAYO Grays, 10-0 in seven innings at Roxbury Park.
Paul Carpenter, the baseball team, has captivated thousands of people at Sargent’s Stadium at the Point during the AAABA Tournament. Paul Carpenter, the man who sponsors the team, purchases the players’ uniforms, meals, bats and other gear.
Right-handed pitcher Justin Wright stifled Altoona Cumming Motors through 7 2/3 innings. Paul Carpenter’s bats did plenty of damage to support him in an 11-1 victory shortened to eight innings by the mercy-rule.
In a game that was a must-win for both Martella’s Pharmacy and Brooklyn-2 SAYO Grays, Jared Dowey became a must-see player.
New Brunswick sent 11 batters to the plate and erupted for eight runs in the top of the sixth inning to open up a 9-0 lead, and the Matrix held off a late comeback attempt by Buffalo All In Sports to come away with an 11-7 victory.
Posting their second shutout in as many days during the 76th AAABA Tournament, the Philadelphia Bandits trounced the Cleveland B2Bulls 10-0 in eight innings at Lilly-Washington War Memorial Field on Tuesday.
North Carolina manager Kirk Cabana said after his team defeated Youngstown 4-3 at Roxbury Park on Tuesday afternoon in the second day of pool play in the 76th AAABA Tournament.
J.T. Singletary's grand slam in the bottom of the sixth inning sparked New Orleans to a 16-6 victory shortened to eight innings due to the 10-run rule over Columbus at Forest Hills High School. New Orleans improved to 2-0 in Pool A, while Columbus slipped to 1-1.
Maryland State pounded out 13 hits while capitalizing on 10 Brooklyn Cougars errors to claim a 13-2 victory in seven innings on Tuesday afternoon.
Altoona Johnston Realty batted around in three separate innings, pounding out 21 hits in a seven-inning, 18-1 victory over Zanesville at Mount Aloysius College on Tuesday afternoon to keep in contention of advancing into the elimination round.
For more than 60 years, Theresa Hubbard, 84, has sat along the third-base line of Sargent’s Stadium at the Point for opening night of the AAABA Tournament, and Monday was no different.
Sparked by a six-run rally in the bottom of the fifth inning, and a game-ending home run by Jared Singletary in the seventh, the New Orleans Boosters opened their 75th year as part of the AAABA Tournament the same way that they ended their 74th trip: By beating Martella’s Pharmacy.
LILLY – With the 10-run rule in effect, the Cleveland B2Bulls began this year’s tournament with a 13-1 victory over the Zanesville Junior Pioneers at Lilly-Washington War Memorial Field.
Matthew Jones’ two-out, two-run single capped off a four-run rally in the bottom of the seventh inning that erased an early three-run deficit for Brooklyn-1 and lifted the Cougars to a 7-4 win over Youngstown in Monday afternoon’s AAABA Pool C game at Westmont Hilltop High School.
JOHNSTOWN – Columbus Blue Jackets radio broadcaster Bob McElligott is back in the region this week, but the Somerset native is thinking baseball, not hockey.
There was no arguing that Weglarz made the most of his new life, too. Weglarz grounded the very next pitch into left field to drive in Corey Chamberlain from third with the go-ahead run and start a three-run rally that lifted Cumming Motors over Buffalo All In Sports, 6-3, at Mount Aloysius College on the first day of AAABA Pool D action Monday.
Monday at Roxbury Park, the Bandits checked all of the boxes in a 16-0, 7-inning win over Altoona Johnston Realty in the opener for Pool B.
After leading 7-3 through four innings, the Brooklyn SAYO Grays looked to be in control of the Columbus TNT Knights during the AAABA Tournament’s opening day on Monday afternoon.
Maryland State employed a resourceful brand of baseball on Monday afternoon during the 76th AAABA Tournament. Crabfest stole eight bases as a team and scored its first seven runs all with two outs to defeat North Carolina 12-3 at Forest Hills High School in a Pool C contest.
Tony Crisafulli remembers his parents bringing him to All-American Amateur Baseball Association tournaments when he was a child.
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