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Gannon features area players on two-deep depth chart

Alex Davis, Gannon senior OL

   September 1, 2014 8:56 am    0

The three area NCAA Division II football teams are set to kick off their seasons this week. Edinboro will open Thursday, followed by Gannon and Mercyhurst on Saturday. Here’s a look at former District 10 players who are on the Gannon two-deep depth chart (Depth chart might change by game day): Former Strong Vincent standout Alex…


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Check out Edinboro, Gannon, Mercyhurst photo galleries

   August 28, 2014 9:30 am    0

The Edinboro football team opens the local Division II season a week from today when the Fighting Scots visit Carson-Newman in Jefferson City, Tenn. Gannon and Mercyhurst will follow with openers Sept. 6, as the Golden Knights host  Southern Connecticut State and the Lakers visit Bentley in Waltham, Mass. With the openers approaching, here’s a look at photo…


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McDowell grad Kimball claims preseason honors with Mercyhurst

   August 26, 2014 4:39 pm    0

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 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

   August 23, 2014 9:45 am    0

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

   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…


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Altavilla earns another D-II scholar-athlete honor

   August 15, 2014 12:29 am    0

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

   August 13, 2014 12:52 am    0

  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

   August 3, 2014 11:44 am    0

College football season is approaching rapidly, and the Erie Times-News and 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

   July 30, 2014 7:30 am    2

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


   July 29, 2014 7:03 am    2

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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