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Mike Mastovich

Mike Mastovich
  • mastovich, mike MIKE MASTOVICH| Martella's right-hander a zero specialist

    Zero has been Mike Mulvey’s number throughout the AAABA League season.
    Zero, as in runs scored against the big Martella’s Pharmacy right-hander.
    Mulvey tossed his fourth shutout of the season and remained perfect in five decisions during a 1-0 victory over Altoona’s Johnston Realty on Tuesday night at Point Stadium. Johnston Realty had been undefeated in four previous interleague games prior to the rain-shortened, six-inning contest.

    June 26, 2013 1 Photo

  • MIKE MASTOVICH| Rookie manager righting Laurel Auto Group ship

    Casey Craig is new to his role as GM of the Laurel Auto Group franchise in the AAABA League.
    But Craig has seen enough of Mark Thomchick to realize the first-year manager has brought instant respectability to a team that finished eight games under .500 last season.

    June 20, 2013

  • mastovich, mike MIKE MASTOVICH | From mascot to dream job for McElligott

    A few hours after Bob McElligott was promoted to his NHL dream job on Wednesday, the Somerset native recalled his radio roots in Johnstown.

    May 31, 2013 1 Photo

  • mastovich, mike MIKE MASTOVICH | Roberts, Kent State up to old tricks

    George Roberts and his Kent State University teammates reached a familiar destination on Saturday afternoon, but took a somewhat different route in winning their third consecutive Mid-American Conference (MAC) regular-season title.

    May 18, 2013 1 Photo

  • mastovich, mike MIKE MASTOVICH: Junior put his stamp on tourney

    This year, Junior won’t be on the Point Stadium field for the pregame hoopla associated with opening night of the 69th annual AAABA Tournament.
    He won’t watch as dozens of Corvettes and hundreds of baseball players enter through the left-field gate with their respective teams from cities such as Baltimore, New Orleans, New Brunswick and Altoona.

    May 12, 2013 1 Photo

  • mastovich, mike.jpg MIKE MASTOVICH | Understated Costea hits coaching milestone

    Earlier this week, Steve Costea quietly reached the 300-win milestone as Somerset High School’s baseball coach.

    April 26, 2013 1 Photo

  • mastovich, mike.jpg Mountain Cats no strangers to adversity

    The Pitt-Johnstown baseball team has faced plenty of adversity this season. So, why should the fact that the Mountain Cats must finish on an extraordinary run to keep their postseason hopes intact create any additional pressure?

    April 16, 2013 1 Photo

  • mastovich_mike.JPG MIKE MASTOVICH | Stockenus' scoring feat is impressive

    Shanksville senior Kayla Stockenus’ surpassing the 2,000-point mark in Tuesday’s loss to Windber brought a rare milestone back into the area’s spotlight.
    While 1,000-point scorers have become fairly common in both boys and girls basketball, 2,000 is a much more rare feat.

    February 6, 2013 1 Photo

  • mastovich_mike MIKE MASTOVICH | Basketball statistics get their due

    “Heroes of the Hardwood” makes its debut in this edition of The Tribune-Democrat.
    “Heroes” is the extension of our statistical spotlight on area student-athletes. Our “Legends of the Fall” football stats package has run on Thursdays for the past decade or so.

    January 16, 2013 1 Photo

  • mastovich, mike.jpg No news, good news for Charity Classic

    The Johnstown Tomahawks Charity Classic sold out in a Cambria County War Memorial Arena-record 7 minutes.

    January 6, 2013 1 Photo


What is the biggest key to reducing gun violence in Johnstown?

Tackling the area's drug problem.
Controlling folks moving into city housing.
Monitoring folks in treatment centers and halfway houses.
Tougher sentencing by the court system.
More police on the streets.

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