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SAN DIEGO — Marine Staff Sgt. Mark Zambon was in Afghanistan, on his fourth combat deployment as an explosive ordnance disposal technician, when he took a step and heard the ominous click. "I remember flying through the air and coming down on my...
After Barry Ohm met mountain guide Dave Beck, Ohm knew he had to ski across the Sierra. Ohm, a seasoned climber who was living in South Lake Tahoe in 2009 when he took a winter survival class from Beck, was enthralled with Beck's tales of skiing in...
Tags: Travel, Trips and Vacations, Wildlife, Landforms, John Muir
BERLIN — Berlin outlasted Conemaugh Township to capture the championship of the girls division of the 2013 Berlin Mountaineer Junior High Basketball Tournament. Claire Spochart's game-high 16 points and Geordan Hay's 11 points paced the Lady...
Tags: Aaron Smith, Basketball, Sports
CT basketball tickets DAVIDSVILLE — Pre-game ticket sales are being held at the Conemaugh Township High School office until 2 p.m. today for the boys basketball game against West Middlesex at IUP Saturday. The contest is being held at...
Exceptional onboard service, gourmet cuisine and luxurious surroundings are a few of the reasons why Rocky Mountaineer’s rail journeys are considered by many to be the only way to see the Canadian Rockies. With five different rail routes and over 45...
Tags: Trips and Vacations, Travel
Funny Approval went to the front and never looked back, posting an upset victory in the $250,000 Barbara Fritchie Handicap at Laurel Park on Saturday. A maiden win and two allowance scores at Mountaineer Park over the off-going were the credentials...
Tags: Laurel Park, Equestrian, Preakness Stakes
Maurice Herzog, a French mountaineer who became a hero to his country in 1950 when he and a fellow climber became the first men to successfully scale a peak of more than 26,000 feet, has died. He was 93. Herzog, who wrote a best-selling account of his...
On September 18, 2011, I stepped off the edge of the Wit Hotel, 28 stories high, to raise awareness for lung disease. The Skyline Plunge is a one-of-a-kind urban rappel hosted by the Respiratory Health Association of Chicago. The weekend event had 130...
Charles S. Houston, who pioneered the field of high-altitude medicine after an expedition up the world's second-highest mountain claimed the life of a fellow mountaineer, died Sept. 27 at his home in Burlington, Vt. He was 96. No cause of death was...
FOX 5 San Diego StaffJULIAN, Calif. -- Authorities hope an autopsy will help explain why a 24-year-old climber died while trying to rappel down a roughly 300-foot waterfall in the Cleveland National Forest southwest of Julian. Matthew Pack of San Juan Capistrano died...
Tags: Forestry and Timber, Climbing, KSWB
Daily American CorrespondentA strong defense and an effective running game helped unbeaten Berlin roll to their fourth straight WestPAC win Saturday afternoon as the Mountaineers came away with a 27-0 victory at Conemaugh Valley. “We’ve been playing good defense...
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