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More names to watch in search for Miller replacement at IU

By | July 31, 2014 1:17 am | 0 Comments

 

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… View Article

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Area student-athletes claim academic honors

By | July 24, 2014 5:44 pm | 0 Comments

 

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… View Article

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Behrend, Allegheny to add 6 each to Hall of Fame

By | June 28, 2014 10:57 pm | 0 Comments

 

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… View Article

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Manchel signs first Mercyhurst-NE recruit in Jones

By | June 27, 2014 8:07 pm | 0 Comments

 

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… View Article

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Hansen, Papich earn NCAA Woman of the Year nominees

By | June 25, 2014 12:35 am | 0 Comments

 

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,… View Article

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Gannon’s Hammermill Center floor looks sharp after refinishing

By | June 13, 2014 3:30 pm | 0 Comments

 

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.

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Behrend leads AMCC in final D-III Learfield Cup standings

By | June 5, 2014 12:08 am | 0 Comments

 

Penn State Behrend capped its most successful overall sports campaign in school history, claiming its highest finish in the Division III Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. Behrend placed 69th out of 323 teams ranked in the final standings and led all AMCC teams. Behrend charted an all-time best 277 points, breaking the top 100 for… View Article

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Edinboro places 17th, leads PSAC schools in Learfield Directors’ Cup

By | June 4, 2014 9:07 pm | 0 Comments

 

Edinboro placed 17th overall out of 246 schools to finish as the top team from the PSAC in the final Division II Learfield Sports Directors’ Cup standings. Grand Valley State finished with 1,030 points to win the Learfield Cup for the ninth time. Points are awarded based on a maximum of seven men’s and seven… View Article

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Gannon’s Brunelli signs 2nd recruit for 2014-15

By | May 23, 2014 11:43 pm | 0 Comments

 

Gannon women’s basketball coach Jim Brunelli s announced the signing of McKenna Shives for the 2014-15 season. Shives joins Kelsey Dugger, who signed in the early signing period in December. Shives averaged 17.9 points, 3.4 assists, 2.4 rebounds and 3.4 steals per game in her senior season at Struthers High School of the All-American Conference, helping the Wildcats… View Article

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