Local Sports 8/22/18

THE ALTOONA CURVE ARE COMING HOME WITH A CHANCE TO MOVE INTO 1ST PLACE IN THE WESTERN DIVISION. THE CURVE HAMMERED BINGHAMTON 9-2 LAST NIGHT TO CONCLUDE A 6-2 ROAD TRIP, WHICH SAW ALTOONA MOVE TO WITHIN A HALF GAME OF 1ST PLACE AKRON.

 

THE CURVE ARE NOW HOME FOR THE NEXT 9 DAYS BEGINNING TONIGHT WITH A SHORT 2 GAME SET AGAINST HARRISBURG. THE CURVE PICKED UP A HALF GAME ON THE SENATORS LAST NIGHT, BECAUSE THEIR GAME WAS RAINED OUT. A SWEEP FOR ALTOONA WILL JUST ABOUT ELIMINATE HARRISBURG FROM THE PLAYOFF CHASE.

 

THE CURVE BEGIN THEIR LONGEST HOMESTAND OF THE SEASON TONIGHT. THE CURVE WILL PLAY 10 GAMES IN THE NEXT 9 DAYS, BEFORE FINISHING THE REGULAR SEASON ON THE ROAD AGAINST BOWIE.

 

THE CONFERENCE SCHEDULE FOR THE 2018-19 BIG 10 BASKETBALL SEASON IS OUT. THE PENN STATE MEN WILL PLAY HOME AND HOME SERIES WITH MARYLAND, NEBRASKA, RUTGERS, MICHIGAN, WISCONSIN AND PURDUE. SINGLE GAMES INCLUDE INDIANA, MICHIGAN AND IOWA AT HOME, WITH OHIO STATE, NORTHWESTERN AND MINNESOTA ON THE ROAD.