Local Sports 9/13/18

A LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL STANDOUT HAS MADE A VERBAL COMMITMENT TO PLAY COLLEGE BASKETBALL. ALLI CAMPBELL, WHO LED HER BELLWOOD ANTIS TEAM TO A PIAA STATE TITLE LAST SEASON HAS GIVEN A VERBAL COMMITMENT TO PLAY AT NOTRE DAME IN 2020. CAMPBELL, AS A SOPHOMORE RECEIVED OFFERS FROM DIVISION 1 SCHOOLS ALL OVER THE COUNRTY, BUT GAVE THE IRISH HER VERBAL OK AFTER PAYING A VISIT TO THE SCHOOL BACK IN JUNE. CAMPBELL IS IN HER JUNIOR YEAR AT BELLWOOD.

 

A FIRST FOR THE PITTSBURGH PIRATES AND THE ALTOONA CURVE YESTERDAY. WHEN PIRATE MANAGER CLINT HURDLE WROTE DOWN THE LINEUP FOR THE BUCS GAME AGAINST ST. LOUIS, HURDLE PENCILED IN 9 NAMES THAT AT ONE TIME WORE THE UNIFORM OF THE CURVE. IT WAS THE FIRST TIME IN THE 20 YEAR EXISTENCE OF THE CURVE THAT ALL 9 PLAYERS ON THE FIELD FOR THE PIRATES HAD TIES TO THE CURVE. THEY ARE JAMISON TAILLION, JACOB STALLINGS, JOSH BELL, ADAM FRAZIER, KEVIN NEWMAN, KEVIN CRAMER, STARLING MARTE, PABLO REYES, JORDAN LUPLOW.

 

THE NEW HAMPSHIRE FISHER CATS ARE 1 WIN AWAY FROM AN EASTERN LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP. THE FISHER CATS BEAT THE AKRON RUBBER DUCKS 6-1 LAST NIGHT IN GAME 2 OF THE BEST OF 5 CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES. GAME 3 IS SLATED FOR TOMORROW NIGHT IN NEW HAMPSHIRE.