On Campus: College football cram session

   August 29, 2014 11:58 am    0

Meadville graduate Artrel Foster didn’t see the field when he redshirted with the Temple football team as a freshman in 2013. Foster won’t forget the first game of his college career any time soon. Temple, sparked by its defense, rolled to a 37-7 victory at Vanderbilt on Thursday night. The 6-foot, 170-pound reserve defensive back…

 

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Prep grads Terry, Williams enter season No. 3 at MSU positions

   August 29, 2014 7:09 am    1

Michigan State has high expectations as it opens the season tonight with a home game against Jacksonville State. Mark Dantonio’s Spartans are coming off a 13-1 season in which they won the Big Ten championship and claimed a victory in the Rose Bowl. MSU returns many of its key offensive players, including quarterback Connor Cook and…

 

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Check out Edinboro, Gannon, Mercyhurst photo galleries

   August 28, 2014 9:30 am    0

The Edinboro football team opens the local Division II season a week from today when the Fighting Scots visit Carson-Newman in Jefferson City, Tenn. Gannon and Mercyhurst will follow with openers Sept. 6, as the Golden Knights host  Southern Connecticut State and the Lakers visit Bentley in Waltham, Mass. With the openers approaching, here’s a look at photo…

 

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Ten former District 10 players at FBS programs

   August 28, 2014 7:44 am    0

Ten former District 10 football players are on rosters for major-college programs in the Football Bowl Subdivision this season. Check out the list, which includes two players at Penn State, Notre Dame and Michigan State, one at Pitt and three at other schools. The group is headlined by Pitt sophomore James Conner, who will play running…

 

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College Kickoff Countdown: Opening day is here

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   August 28, 2014 6:30 am    0

Tonight is the opening night of major-college football, which will be highlighted by the Texas A&M at South Carolina game. Here’s the schedule (along with a link to the broadcast schedule on espn.go.com.): Texas A&M at South Carolina, 6 p.m. Chattanooga at Central Michigan, 7 p.m. Eastern Illinois at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Howard at Akron, 7 p.m….

 

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Prep grad Greenawalt listed No. 1 on Colgate depth chart

   August 27, 2014 1:54 pm    0

It didn’t take long for Cathedral Prep graduate Alex Greenawalt to move up the depth chart for the Colgate football team. Greenawalt, a 6-foot 3-inch, 200-pound true freshman, is listed as the No. 1 receiver on the depth chart in the Raiders’ game notes going into the season opener at Ball State in Muncie, Ind., on Saturday…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 1

   August 27, 2014 7:30 am    1

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There is 1 day until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 1 The opening night of the major-college football season is one day away. A total of  14 games are scheduled, including Boise State-Ole Miss on ESPN and…

 

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Area players land on PAC 60th anniversary soccer teams

   August 26, 2014 9:23 pm    0

Seven former District 10 soccer standouts were named to the Presidents’ Athletic Conference’s 60th anniversary women’s soccer team. The 60-member team includes Thiel graduates Katie Myers, Patti Piotrowski, Laura Simonetti, Jess Peterson and Renee Fabrey. Grove City graduates Sarah Cessar and Kathy Keehlwetter also were named to the team. Here’s a look at each player:…

 

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Penn State switches Girard’s Dudas to linebacker

   August 26, 2014 8:22 pm    0

Girard graduate Jordan Dudas has switched positions for the Penn State football team. Dudas, who transferred from Bucknell to PSU before the 2013 season, had worked out with the Nittany Lions as a safety last season, during spring practice and early during the current training camp. However, the game notes that Penn State released this week…

 

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McDowell grad Kimball claims preseason honors with Mercyhurst

   August 26, 2014 4:39 pm    0

Mercyhurst University defensive back  Colin Kimball is getting plenty of preseason recognition. Today, the senior out of McDowell was named as a second-team preseason Division II All-American by D2Football.com. Earlier, the Sporting News National College Football Preseason Magazine and Lindy’s College Football 2014 National Edition Preview selected him as a preseason first-team All-American. The 5-foot 11-inch,…

 

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