Posts in the category

Mark your calenders for these area PSAC women’s basketball games

   August 21, 2014 2:53 pm    0

Gannon released its women’s basketball schedule this week, providing a glimpse of some great local PSAC matchups this winter. Rivalry games against Mercyhurst and Edinboro are always a big draw. The Knights visit Mercyhurst on Nov. 22 (1 p.m. tip-off) and host the Lakers in the annual Pink Zone doubleheader on Jan. 31. Gannon hosts…


Read more

Indiana hires Miller’s replacement

   August 12, 2014 1:17 am    0

Indiana found its replacement for Girard native Curt Miller. Over the weekend, the Hoosiers hired Indiana State coach Teri Moren, a Purdue graduate who had a record of 69-57 during four seasons with the Sycamores. She has an overall record of 199-130. Moren takes over for Miller, who resigned as Hoosiers head coach July 25…


Read more

Miller’s departure impacts recruit

   August 2, 2014 11:19 pm    0

One of the top centers in the Midwest is reconsidering her commitment to Indiana after the unexpected resignation of Girard native Curt Miller as Hoosiers women’s basketball coach. The HHC Sports is reporting that Bedford North Lawrence, Indiana, senior Jenna Allen reopened her recruitment after Miller left for “personal health and family reasons” last week….


Read more

More names to watch in search for Miller replacement at IU

   July 31, 2014 1:17 am    0

The Hoosier Scoop revealed a list of names to watch Wednesday in the search to replace Girard native Curt Miller as Indiana women’s basketball coach. Miller resigned last Friday, citing family and health reasons. Butler’s Damon Bailey, Toledo’s Tricia Cullop and former Duke and Texas coach Gail Goestenkors are among the names to know in…


Read more

Area student-athletes claim academic honors

   July 24, 2014 5:44 pm    0

The academic accolades keep pouring in this week for area college student-athletes. Here’s this week’s list of area honorees: ▀ Penn State Behrend basketball players Mike Knoll and Dan Kress were named to the 2013-14 National Association of Basketball Coaches Honors Court. Knoll, a 6-foot 6-inch forward who graduated from Cathedral Prep, averaged 6.1 points and…


Read more

Behrend, Allegheny to add 6 each to Hall of Fame

   June 28, 2014 10:57 pm    0

Penn State Behrend and Allegheny College will add six inductees each into their respective Athletics Hall of Fame this fall. James Curren (2004 graduate, basketball), Jason Karas (2002, baseball), Jessica Knapp (2004, cross country/track), Julie Leininger (2000, tennis), Keith Lepionka (2003, baseball) and honorary member Bob Light will be 
inducted into the Behrend Hall on…


Read more

Manchel signs first Mercyhurst-NE recruit in Jones

   June 27, 2014 8:07 pm    0

Mercyhurst University has not had a Mercyhurst-North East junior college player on the men’s basketball team, but coach Gary Manchel said this week the Lakers signed their first Saints player in Cleveland 6-foot guard Damon Jones. “We never signed a player from the branch campus, and we think we have a good one in Damon,” Manchel…


Read more

Hansen, Papich earn NCAA Woman of the Year nominees

   June 25, 2014 12:35 am    0

Recent graduates Sarah Hansen (Florida Gulf Coast) and Jen Papich (Gannon) have finished their college basketball careers, but each earned another accolade to cap their impressive résumés. Both were named as NCAA Woman of the Year nominees this week. The award honors women who excel inside and outside college athletics. Hansen, a General McLane graduate,…


Read more

Gannon’s Hammermill Center floor looks sharp after refinishing

   June 13, 2014 3:30 pm    0

Gannon University recently had its Hammermill Center floor painted and refinished. Check out this photo tweeted by Gannon women’s basketball coach Jim Brunelli. “Gosh is it BEAUTIFUL!” Brunelli tweeted. … We agree.


Read more