Erie area college athletes raise funds, cancer awareness

   January 31, 2014 5:15 pm    0

Several area colleges are conducting fundraisers and awareness events for charity this weekend. Here are a few: • The Edinboro men’s basketball team and women’s basketball team will join their efforts for Fighting Scots Fighting Cancer Day when Pitt-Johnstown visits McComb Fieldhouse Saturday. The Edinboro wrestling team also will get involved with the same cause…


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Fairview’s Jackson commits to IUP, GC’s Reznor to Gannon

   January 31, 2014 12:51 pm    0

There’s more football recruiting news from the Erie area with national signing day set for Wednesday. • On Thursday, Fairview senior Shannon Jackson committed to Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Jackson, a 6-foot 1-inch, 215-pound all-stater, rushed for more than 2,000 yards as a junior and more than 1,700 as a senior despite facing defenses that were geared to…


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Cram Session: McLane grad Hansen keeps FGCU in first place

   January 31, 2014 11:51 am    0

Cram Session features quick-hitting athlete updates and commentary: WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: • General McLane graduate Sarah Hansen had a team-high 18 points, six rebounds, three blocked shots and two steals Thursday while leading Florida Gulf Coast to a comeback 85-67 victory over Lipscomb on Thursday night in Nashville, Tenn. The first-place Eagles improved to 8-0 in the…


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Honor Roll: Herman, Koper, Jones earn conference honors

   January 30, 2014 2:13 am    0

North East graduate Kathy Herman, a freshman swimmer at Converse College, was named to the Conference Carolinas Presidential Honor Roll. Student-athletes with a 3.2 grade-point average or higher make the conference honor roll. Herman placed third last weekend in the 1,650-yard freestyle (20 minutes, 36.18 seconds) at the Viking Classic hosted by Berry College in…


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Football recruiting roundup: 2 area players commit, one loses offer

   January 29, 2014 4:47 pm    0

With National Letter of Intent Day one week away, today’s Erie Times-News included three stories on football recruiting. Cathedral Prep defensive back Marlon Tyree has learned that he does not have a scholarship offer from Bowling Green after he verbally committed to the Falcons in July. Here’s the Toledo Blade story. Another Prep defensive back, William Monono,…


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Cathedral Prep football commitments up to 7 before signing day

   January 28, 2014 7:48 am    0

Cathedral Prep’s talented senior class, which led the Ramblers to 28 consecutive victories over two seasons, continues to lure college recruiters. Prep will be a busy place on National Letter of Intent Day on Feb. 5 after seven Ramblers have verbally committed to play for Football Bowl Subdivision (Division I-A), Football Championship Subdivision (Division I-AA)…


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McBride helps Notre Dame top Maryland

   January 27, 2014 4:46 pm    0

Update: Kayla McBride scored 20 points, including a clutch, clinching jumpshot in the final seconds as No. 2 Notre Dame moved to 19-0 overall and 6-0 in the ACC with an 87-83 win at No. 8 Maryland tonight. McBride scored 13 points in the second half after spending much of the first half on the…


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On Campus Cram Session: Area women’s basketball updates

   January 26, 2014 12:09 pm    0

Cram Session features quick-hitting athlete updates and commentary: BASKETBALL: • Mercyhurst Prep graduate Brenna Robbins had a solid all-around game Saturday, but the Longwood (Va.) women’s basketball team lost to High Point 81-65. Robbins, a 5-foot 10-inch freshman guard, had a season-high 11 rebounds to go with four points, four assists and four steals. Robbins has…


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On Campus notebook: D’Ambrosio bound for Hall of Fame again

   January 26, 2014 7:00 am    0

Jay D’Ambrosio, a 1990 Fairview High School graduate, will be inducted into the Grove City College Athletic Hall of Fame on Feb. 22. D’Ambrosio is a six-time NCAA Division III All-American swimmer who excelled in the backstroke from 1990-94. In 2002, D’Ambrosio was inducted into the Grove City Swimming and Diving Hall of Fame and…


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Costa Rica experience boosts Behrend’s savvy

   January 24, 2014 10:10 pm    0

Penn State Behrend junior guard Nick DeLisio discussed the Lions’ 69-57 AMCC victory over Pitt-Bradford Thursday at the Junker Center, where the Lions executed very well in the final minutes. While it was about 10 degrees outside, DeLisio recalled the seven-day team excursion to Costa Rica in August that has helped Behrend heat up and…


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