Gannon needs to win out, get help

   October 25, 2014 5:51 pm    0

The Gannon football team routed Seton Hill 58-28 Saturday to go 6-2 overall and 5-2 in the PSAC West going into its big game at California next week. But the Knights could have controlled their destiny in the PSAC West if Indiana could have beaten Slippery Rock (6-2, 5-2) Saturday. However, the Rockets won 31-21…

 

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West Chester visits Bloom in No. 7-8 clash

   October 24, 2014 12:29 am    0

Division II football will be focused on Bloomsburg, Pa. Saturday when No. 7 West Chester faces No. 8 Bloomsburg at 2 p.m. at Danny Hale Field. Both PSAC East powers are 7-0, 6-0 in PSAC play. Both have defeated Mercyhurst, the Golden Rams prevailing 38-14 in West Chester on Sept. 13 and the Huskies 38-22 at…

 

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Mercyhurst’s Spano claims Tanner Coach of Year award

   October 23, 2014 1:06 am    0

Longtime Mercyhurst baseball coach Joe Spano was named this year’s recipient of the Chuck Tanner College Coach of the Year Award as announced by the Rotary Club of Pittsburgh. Spano will be given the eighth annual award at the Chuck Tanner Awards Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Pittsburgh Rivers Club. Spano is the…

 

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Lakers loving spoonful of success

   October 22, 2014 5:53 pm    0

The Mercyhurst football team started this season at 0-4, smashed  by Indiana, Pa. 41-7 to punctuate the dismal streak. Coach Marty Schaetzle discovered a source of inspiration, an oversized 4-foot  spoon, which the Lakers have rallied behind in impressively winning three games in a row in the PSAC West games going into Thursday’s game with Edinboro…

 

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Gannon’s Mahon repeats as PSAC Golf Champion Scholar

   October 22, 2014 1:41 pm    0

Gannon senior golfer Sean Mahon was named the PSAC Men’s Golf Champion Scholar for the second consecutive season at the conference tournament awards ceremony Sunday. The award honors the student-athlete with the top grade-point average who is competing at the site of each of the PSAC’s 23 team championship finals. Mahon, a finance major from…

 

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Pitt’s Conner named 3rd-team Midseason All-American by Steele

   October 22, 2014 10:49 am    0

McDowell graduate and Pitt sophomore James Conner has been named a third-team Midseason All-American by Phil Steele, who annually publishes Phil Steele’s College Football Preview. Also on philsteele.com today, Conner was named first-team all-Atlantic Coast Conference on the Steele’s midseason team. Conner ranks eighth in the nation with 959 rushing yards. The  6-foot 2-inch, 250-pound running back also…

 

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Elder sets Behrend saves record in water polo

   October 21, 2014 2:18 pm    0

Penn State Behrend’s men’s water polo team has struggled in the wins department this season. The Lions are 2-13 following their most recent defeat, an 11-7 loss to Monmouth on Sunday in the fifth place game at the Division III Championships in Washington, Pa. However, junior goalkeeper Ty Elder has been a bright spot for…

 

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McDowell grad Conner closes in on 1,000-yard season with Pitt

James Conner

   October 20, 2014 12:32 pm    0

McDowell graduate James Conner is just 41 yards from a 1,000-yard rushing season as he prepares for Pitt’s home game against Georgia Tech on Saturday. Conner’s 959 rushing yards lead the ACC and rank eighth in the nation in the Football Bowl Subdivision. He also is tied for fifth in the nation with 11 rushing touchdowns….

 

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Prep grads Greenawalt, DeHart face off in college game

Jake DeHart

   October 19, 2014 11:12 am    0

Former Cathedral Prep teammates Alex Greenawalt and Jake DeHart were on opposing sidelines Saturday when Colgate visited Yale in a non-conference game. After the teams entered the fourth quarter tied at 24, Yale emerged with a 45-31 victory, ending Colgate’s four-game winning streak. Colgate’s Greenawalt, a true freshman wide receiver, had three receptions for 22…

 

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Edinboro’s Debo sets school record in career goals

   October 18, 2014 11:42 pm    0

Edinboro senior forward Liz Debo set the school record for career goals after scoring twice in the Fighting Scots’ 6-3 win over Mansfield in women’s soccer action at Sox Harrison Stadium on Saturday. Debo now has 38 career goals, passing assistant coach Jamie Sallie (formerly Tekotte) for the school record. Debo’s 84 career points are…

 

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