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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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Gannon needs to win out, get help

   October 25, 2014 5:51 pm    0

The Gannon football team routed Seton Hill 58-28 Saturday to go 6-2 overall and 5-2 in the PSAC West going into its big game at California next week. But the Knights could have controlled their destiny in the PSAC West if Indiana could have beaten Slippery Rock (6-2, 5-2) Saturday. However, the Rockets won 31-21…

 

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West Chester visits Bloom in No. 7-8 clash

   October 24, 2014 12:29 am    0

Division II football will be focused on Bloomsburg, Pa. Saturday when No. 7 West Chester faces No. 8 Bloomsburg at 2 p.m. at Danny Hale Field. Both PSAC East powers are 7-0, 6-0 in PSAC play. Both have defeated Mercyhurst, the Golden Rams prevailing 38-14 in West Chester on Sept. 13 and the Huskies 38-22 at…

 

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Lakers loving spoonful of success

   October 22, 2014 5:53 pm    0

The Mercyhurst football team started this season at 0-4, smashed  by Indiana, Pa. 41-7 to punctuate the dismal streak. Coach Marty Schaetzle discovered a source of inspiration, an oversized 4-foot  spoon, which the Lakers have rallied behind in impressively winning three games in a row in the PSAC West games going into Thursday’s game with Edinboro…

 

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Gannon’s Mahon repeats as PSAC Golf Champion Scholar

   October 22, 2014 1:41 pm    0

Gannon senior golfer Sean Mahon was named the PSAC Men’s Golf Champion Scholar for the second consecutive season at the conference tournament awards ceremony Sunday. The award honors the student-athlete with the top grade-point average who is competing at the site of each of the PSAC’s 23 team championship finals. Mahon, a finance major from…

 

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Check out photos from Mercyhurst’s win at Big House

   October 18, 2014 7:54 pm    0

Here are some photos from Mercyhurst’s 45-23 victory over Slippery Rock at the University of Michigan’s Big House today. The game was played in front of a crowd of more than 15,000.    

 

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Mercyhurst prepares to play in Big House today

   October 18, 2014 11:54 am    0

Mercyhurst’s football team is set to meet Slippery Rock today at 1 p.m. at Michigan Stadium. Read the game preview. Click here to watch live video of the game. Here’s a link to live coverage from Mercyhurst’s website.        

 

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Former Central Tech runner Danielson wins ECAC honor with Gannon

   October 17, 2014 12:08 pm    0

Gannon freshman Bobby Danielson, a former Central Tech runner who graduated from Northwest Pennsylvania Collegiate Academy, has been named Eastern College Athletic Conference men’s cross country rookie of the week. Danielson placed second out of 35 runners on Oct. 11 to help Gannon to a team title at the Gannon-Mercyhurst Invitational at Pleasant Ridge Park. He…

 

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Former D-10 athletes contribute to Gannon water polo team

   October 15, 2014 12:39 am    0

Five former District 10 athletes are competing for the Gannon water polo team this season. Senior Cody Sherman, a McDowell graduate, leads the Knights in assists with 10 and is tied for fourth on the team with seven steals. Sherman also has one goal as the Knights are 2-5 (1-1 in the Collegiate Water Polo…

 

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Poll: Which team will win Mercyhurst-Gannon football showdown?

   October 10, 2014 8:18 am    0

The records would suggest that the Gannon football team is a strong favorite Saturday when it hosts archrival Mercyhurst at Gannon University Field. Gannon, after all, is 4-1 overall and 3-1 in the PSAC. Mercyhurst is 1-4 and 1-3. However, the game appears to be a closer matchup with a little analysis. (Here’s a link…

 

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