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Will Pitt’s Donald be a better NFL player than Clowney?

By | April 24, 2014 11:27 am | 0 Comments

 

The conventional wisdom among NFL draft experts is that South Carolina defensive end Jadeveon Clowney is the top defensive player available for the draft May 8. However, others say that Clowney isn’t even the best defensive lineman in the draft. They claim that honor belongs to Pitt’s Aaron Donald, an All-American who won just about… View Article

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McBride wins two major awards at Notre Dame banquet

By | April 23, 2014 9:20 pm | 0 Comments

 

Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride‘s career with the Notre Dame women’s basketball team ended a little more than two weeks ago in the NCAA championship game. However, on Tuesday night, McBride enjoyed one last evening as a member of the Fighting Irish. She celebrated it by winning two major awards at the Notre Dame Women’s… View Article

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It’s been a whirlwind week for a WNBA rookie, Erie’s McBride

By | April 18, 2014 1:08 pm | 1 Comment

 

  Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride has had quite a week.   First, the former Notre Dame guard was selected by the San Antonio Stars with the No. 3 overall pick in Monday’s WNBA Draft in Uncasville, Conn.   Dreams do come true…I get to begin the next chapter of my life in the WNBA…. View Article

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Kayla McBride update: more observations on WNBA draft

By | April 15, 2014 7:46 am | 0 Comments

 

Villa Maria graduate and former Notre Dame star Kayla McBride took the next step in her basketball career Monday when she was selected by the San Antonio Stars with the No. 3 overall pick in the WNBA draft. Here are a few observations about McBride, the Stars and the WNBA draft: • New uniform: Check… View Article

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Pitt’s Conner participates at Field Pass event wearing brace

By | April 14, 2014 12:03 pm | 0 Comments

 

  The Pitt football team concluded its spring workouts Sunday and then held a fan event called Field Pass. McDowell graduate James Conner, who led Pitt in rushing as a true freshman in 2013, did not participate in the final few spring practices with Pitt after spraining his knee in practice April 4. However, Conner… View Article

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Villa Maria grad McBride to attend WNBA Draft on Monday

By | April 11, 2014 4:09 pm | 1 Comment

 

Villa Maria graduate and Notre Dame basketball standout Kayla McBride will be one of 12 top players who will attend the WNBA Draft on Monday at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. McBride completed her college career with the Fighting Irish on Tuesday night in a loss to UConn in the national championship game. However, McBride starred… View Article

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Villa Maria graduates pictured from college game

By | April 8, 2014 2:42 pm | 0 Comments

 

As Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride prepares to lead Notre Dame against UConn tonight in a battle of unbeaten teams in the NCAA women’s basketball championship game, area residents are getting fired up. Lisa Roberts, a proud Villa Maria grad, sent the above screen grab from the ACC tournament game between Notre Dame and Duke. At… View Article

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McBride, Notre Dame to face Maryland without Achonwa

Kayla McBride

By | April 1, 2014 11:02 pm | 0 Comments

 

Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride and the Notre Dame women’s basketball team will face quite a challenge Sunday at the Final Four in Nashville, Tenn. The Fighting Irish will meet a strong Maryland team led by All-America forward Alyssa Thomas, and they’ll have to do it without their top inside player. Notre Dame learned today that… View Article

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