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McDowell grad Kimball claims preseason honors with Mercyhurst

By | August 26, 2014 4:39 pm | 0 Comments

Mercyhurst University defensive back  Colin Kimball is getting plenty of preseason recognition. Today, the senior out of McDowell was named as a second-team preseason Division II All-American by D2Football.com. Earlier, the Sporting News National College Football Preseason Magazine and Lindy’s College Football 2014 National Edition Preview selected him as a preseason first-team All-American. The 5-foot 11-inch,…

 

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Former District 10 players on Division II, III football rosters

By | August 23, 2014 9:45 am | 0 Comments

Here’s a list of former District 10 football players who are currently on rosters for college teams in Division II, Division III and the NAIA. (Bradford and DuBois are included because both teams play District 10 schedules.) The list will be printed in the Erie Times-News next week, and the sports department is seeking readers’ help. …

 

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

By | August 21, 2014 2:53 pm | 0 Comments

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…

 

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Altavilla earns another D-II scholar-athlete honor

By | August 15, 2014 12:29 am | 0 Comments

Dan Altavilla has earned another honor to add to his illustrious baseball career at Mercyhurst. Altavilla, who now pitches for the Class A Everett (Wash.) AquaSox in the Seattle Mariners’ organization, was named one of 16 regional winners of the NCAA Division II Conference Commissioners Association Scholar-Athlete of the Year Award. A male and female…

 

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Mercyhurst men’s soccer team earns No. 6 preseason ranking

By | August 13, 2014 12:52 am | 0 Comments

  The Mercyhurst men’s soccer team finished last season with a memorable effort in the NCAA Division II quarterfinals. The Lakers played eventual Division II national champion Southern New Hampshire to a scoreless tie through two overtimes before the Penmen won on penalty kicks to move on to the Final Four. Mercyhurst ended its 17-5-1…

 

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Training camp guide for Pitt, PSU, Erie schools; all FBS schedules

By | August 3, 2014 11:44 am | 0 Comments

College football season is approaching rapidly, and the Erie Times-News and GoErie.com are providing fans with a look at what’s ahead. Check out a training camp guide for Penn State, Pitt and two FBS schools featuring area players — Maryland and Notre Dame. The camp guide also included a look at the camps of Edinboro,…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 29

By | July 30, 2014 7:30 am | 2 Comments

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 29 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 29 Gannon running back Jansen Jones and quarterback Liam Nadler combined for 29 rushing touchdowns in 2013, and no other Golden Knights player scored a rushing…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 30

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By | July 29, 2014 7:03 am | 2 Comments

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 30 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 30 Trevor Harris had a prolific four-year career as quarterback at Edinboro, and as a sophomore in 2007 he set the school’s single-season record with 30 touchdown passes….

 

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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…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 35

By | July 24, 2014 8:39 am | 0 Comments

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 35 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 35 That’s the number of career touchdown receptions that Edinboro receiver Ernest Priester had during his career from 1986-90. His 35 TD catches are 15 more than…

 

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