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Former area high school standouts have big week in PSAC West

Adam Blazek

   November 24, 2014 6:03 pm    0

Three former Erie County high school basketball standouts were honored today for big weeks on the court in the PSAC West. Edinboro redshirt freshman guard Jaymon Mason, a General McLane graduate, was named PSAC West freshman of the week, while Gannon senior guard Adam Blazek was selected as the PSAC West player of the week. Meanwhile, Villa Maria…

 

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IUP’s Stamp torrid early

   November 22, 2014 12:06 am    0

Lindsay Stamp, a senior guard from Mercyhurst Prep, is lighting it up for the Indiana, Pa. women (3-0). Stamp, an all-state player with the Lakers, is averaging 23.3 ppg. while making 22-of-47 shots for the Crimson Hawks, and striking for 28 points in an 83-43 win over Ohio Valley. Stamp is 6-of-15 for 3-pointers. IUP opens…

 

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Harris sees action for D-1 UMass-Lowell

   November 20, 2014 11:40 pm    0

Cathedral Prep grad Matt Harris is averaging 6.0 points per game after 3 games for Division I University of Massachussetts-Lowell. All of Harris’ points have come from 3-pointers, (6-of-14) for the River Hawks (1-2), who edged Sacred Heart 57-54 for their first victory. The 6-1 Harris averaged 22.3 ppg. for Prep in his senior season…

 

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Gannon’s Brunelli signs 2 early

   November 20, 2014 11:06 pm    0

Gannon women’s basketball head coach Jim Brunelli recently signed two players during the early signing period. Elissa Ellerbrock (Ottawa, Ohio/Glandorf), a 5-9 guard, and Lauren Tewes (Waterford, Mich./Kettering), a 5-11 forward, will join the Lady Knights for the 2015-16 season. Ellerbrock, a 4-year letter winner, averaged 12 points her first three seasons, and is the team…

 

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Greer, Hahesy lead Le Moyne to 2-0 start

   November 17, 2014 11:45 am    0

Seniors Emily Greer and Maddie Hahesy could play important roles for the Le Moyne women’s basketball team this season. Greer, a Corry native, finished with 19 points and 12 rebounds, including 14 points and eight rebounds in the second half, as the Dolphins beat Molloy 75-61. Hahesy, a McDowell grad, had eight points and had…

 

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Behrend men to face D-I Army in exhibition game

   November 5, 2014 3:49 pm    0

With Veterans Day a few days away, it’s fitting that Penn State Behrend’s men’s basketball team will get ready for its season with an exhibition game against Division I opponent Army on Friday. The Lions will travel to Army for a 7 p.m. tip-off in West Point, N.Y. Behrend, the back-to-back defending AMCC champion, has…

 

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Ben Swank top assistant at Fla. Southern

   November 1, 2014 7:39 pm    0

Ben Swank, son of Edinboro women’s basketball coach Stan Swank, is moving up the collegiate coaching ladder in his second year at Division II Florida Southern. A former football and basketball star at General McLane and a grid standout at Edinboro for 4 seasons, Ben Swank is entering his second season with the Moccasins under men’s…

 

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Clarion replaces 49 years of hoop coaching

   October 31, 2014 5:43 pm    0

Clarion University had to hire not one but two coaches to replace men’s basketball coach Ron Righter and women’s basketball coach Margaret ‘Gie’ Parsons, who both stepped down this summer after coaching 24 and 25 years respectively. Righter, with 402 wins, and Parsons, with 341, were the winningest coaches in Golden Eagles history. Western Pennsylvania…

 

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Mercyhurst Prep grad Malone among AMCC All-Academic honorees

   October 9, 2014 12:50 am    0

Mercyhurst Prep graduate Anthony Malone was one of 89 D’Youville College student-athletes named to the AMCC All-Academic Team. Malone, a 5-foot 9-inch sophomore guard on the basketball team, also was one of 56 Spartans to be honored with an Individual Peak Performer award for having a GPA of 3.5 or above. Malone earned the distinction…

 

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3 former Edinboro basketball players sign PBL contracts

   October 1, 2014 1:00 am    0

Former Edinboro basketball players Jonny Marsh, Xavier Churnac and Jonathan Logan signed professional contracts to play in the Premier Basketball League for the 2014–15 season. Marsh signed with the Buffalo 716ers, while Churnac and Logan will join the Erie Hurricane. Marsh, a Buffalo native, transferred to Edinboro from Niagara County Community College for the 2013-14…

 

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