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KATMANDU, Nepal (AP) — A Nepalese official says 80-year-old Japanese mountaineer Yuichiro Miura has become the oldest man to reach the top of Mount Everest. Miura, who also conquered the 29,035-foot (8,850-meter) peak when he was 70 and 75,...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
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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...
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...
For more than two decades, Chris Warner's business has taken him into a death zone 26,240 feet above sea level, where oxygen is thin, the weather is cruel and a single stumble can be fatal. A certified alpine guide, Warner has led nearly 200 international...
email@example.comDonnie Davisson has practically known nothing else except music. As lead singer and rhythm guitar player for the bluegrass/Southern rock/country music group the Davisson Brothers Band, he has spent nearly his entire 34 years immersed in music. "I was...
KIAHThe sudden and unexplained death of a physics professor has stunned Rice University and the field of physics. Adilet Imambekov was a 30-year-old physics professor and researcher at Rice. He died this week while mountain climbing. He apparently died in...
CNN/KTLA NewsPERU -- A large, hanging and then collapsing chunk of ice is likely the reason why two American climbers died in Peru, an investigator said Monday. The bodies of Ben Horne and Gil Weiss were found two days earlier, a heartbreaking end to a high-tech...
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