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Money spent to gain edge in travel youth sports

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — For Dale and Amy Uttecht, guiding two sons through the competitive world of youth travel sports meant sacrificing a few things along the way. Football, basketball or baseball trips with various teams to Minneapolis, Omaha or Kansas City became a way of life, with ...

Cards top Bucs in series finale

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt was looking for a single. He ended up getting a whole lot more. Goldschmidt hit a go-ahead, three-run homer off Michael Feliz in the seventh inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Pittsburgh 6-5 on Wednesday, dealing the Pirates their fifth loss in six ...

Alabama says it has learned from loss

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — It’s easier for Alabama to be humble now. The Crimson Tide can thank Clemson for that, at least. There’s nothing like a 44-16 drubbing in the national championship game to strip away any feelings of invincibility and self-satisfaction that come from scarcely getting ...

Seattle’s Martinez to enter Hall of Fame

SEATTLE (AP) — Edgar Martinez trained for every aspect of his career. As a player, he spent nearly two decades doing daily eye exercises to overcome strabismus, a condition that prevented his eyes from seeing in tandem. Rather than letting that become an excuse that kept him out of ...

Lottery

The winning numbers selected Wednesday in the Pennsylvania lottery were: Day Pick 2: 1-6 Wild: 8 Day Pick 3: 3-1-8 Wild: 8 Day Pick 4: 4-4-7-1 Wild: 8 Day Pick 5: 7-9-2-7-4 Wild: 8 Night Pick 2: 6-9 Wild: 7 Night Pick 3: 1-5-9 Wild: 7 Night Pick 4: ...

Setting it straight

Sophia Herto was putting in the photo of the Junior Golf Program at Lewistown Country Club that appeared on Page A1 of Wednesday’s Sentinel. She was misidentified in the photo caption. Editor’s note: The Sentinel strives for accuracy in its reporting, but occasionally we do make ...

Help available through local youth program

MIFFLINTOWN — Employers looking for summer help and possibly beyond need to know that help is available through a program offered by Educational Data Systems Inc. and the Juniata County Workforce Center. Jennifer Jackson, a career coach for the center, told the Juniata County Commissioners ...

Prosecutors split about death penalty appeal

HARRISBURG (AP) — Philadelphia’s top prosecutor and the state district attorneys’ association have staked out opposing positions in a case that will determine if Pennsylvania’s death penalty will remain in effect. Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner said Tuesday his own ...

Trump’s ‘racist’ tweets condemned by House

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted Tuesday night to condemn President Donald Trump’s “racist comments” against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump’s Republican congressional allies and his own insistence ...

Young adult jumping from job to job

Dear Annie: I’m freshly moved out of my parents’ house. It’s a really exciting time for me! I’m gaining so much long-awaited independence. I’m thrilled to have this opportunity for self-growth and exploration. I live with a few friends, too, which is an awesome bonus. But what I’m ...