Ex-MP ‘mates Stamp, Burke top conferences

   January 27, 2015 9:59 pm

Four years ago, Lindsay Stamp and Ally Burke played their final high school game as members of Mercyhurst Prep’s PIAA Class AAA runner-up, falling to Archbishop Wood 53-41 in the state title game at Penn State. Now the two players are in their senior year leading their respective conferences in scoring. Stamp, a 5-foot 10-inch guard/forward for Division…

Former D-10 track athletes have impressive indoor efforts

   January 24, 2015 1:27 am

Several former District 10 athletes recorded impressive performances Friday night at the Youngstown State Invitational at the Watson and Tressel Training Site. The meet included Division I, II and III schools. Thiel senior Nic Jones, a Franklin graduate, placed second in the high jump with a leap of 6 feet, 8.25 inches. Jones’ teammate, senior…

Ex-District 10 girls doing well in PSAC hoops

   January 16, 2015 8:40 pm

Former District 10 players are continuing to have  strong seasons in PSAC West women’s basketball after the games on Wednesday, Jan. 14. Leading the way are PSAC scoring leader Lindsay Stamp of Indiana, Pa., Mercyhurst scoring leader Adrienne Kloecker and Slippery Rock scoring and rebound leader D’Asia Chambers. Stamp, a 5-10 senior guard from Mercyhurst…

Mercyhurst, Gannon well represented on Gazette Region 1 team

   January 16, 2015 4:39 pm

Three Mercyhurst and two Gannon players landed spots on the Don Hansen’s Football Gazette All Super Region 1 first team today. McDowell graduate and senior safety Colin Kimball made the first team for the Lakers, along with junior fullback T.J. Latimer and senior offensive guard Ben Gysin. Northwest Collegiate Academy grad and Gannon senior offensive…

Ex-ESU men’s b-ball coach Ramage takes over Warriors women

   January 14, 2015 8:52 pm

East Stroudsburg University has announced a change to its women’s basketball coaching staff, with former men’s basketball head coach Lynn Ramage returning to ESU as interim head coach to replace Maureen Smith. Ramage coached ESU’s men’s basketball program for three years (from 1996-97 through 1998-99) and led the Warriors to the PSAC Tournament during the…

Gannon men have difficult Atlantic Region schedule

   January 13, 2015 8:41 pm

Their 19-9 record against one of the most difficult schedules in the PSAC and NCAA Division II Atlantic Region helped Gannon earn a berth in the D-II tournament in the 2013-14 season, the Knights edging Charleston and losing to PSAC champion and host East Stroudsburg in the Atlantic Regional won by West Liberty State. As…

Ex-GU coach Wright finds it tough with freshmen

   January 9, 2015 8:25 pm

Former Gannon women’s coach Cleve Wright’s Miami Redhawks are taking their lumps in his second season, but with five freshmen playing the bulk of the minutes, Wright’s plan to rebuild could flourish beyond this season. Miami is 3-10, 0-2 in the Mid-American Conference (as of Jan. 8) two years removed from a Division II Elite…

Erie’s Stamp, Brooks help IUP women to perfect start

Lindsay Stamp

   December 27, 2014 3:35 pm

Mercyhurst Prep grad Lindsay Stamp has enjoyed a strong start to the season while leading Indiana to a 10-0 record. The 5-foot 10-inch senior guard leads the PSAC in scoring with an average of 19.5 points per game. She also is averaging 7.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. Stamp has had six 20-point efforts…

Former ‘Hurst star Achesinski lands sales job

   December 9, 2014 11:06 pm

Amy Achesinski, a 4-year star forward for Mercyhurst and an assistant to Deanna Richard the past three seasons, is taking a job with Applied Medical Service, with training to begin in January in California. Achesinski , who was to originally start training in October and was replaced by former Lakers guard Megan Hoffman as top…

Edinboro’s Kelly named to Academic All-America team

   November 29, 2014 11:36 pm

Edinboro senior goalkeeper Meghan Kelly was selected to the Capital One Academic All-America Division II team. Kelly has had all A’s during her four-year career, maintaining a perfect 4.00 G.P.A. as an early childhood and special education major. She is now a two-time Capital One District 2 Academic All-American and a three-time PSAC and Edinboro…