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Blazek should be ready after surgery

By | April 15, 2014 11:57 pm | 0 Comments


Gannon All-American guard Adam Blazek, the PSAC West men’s basketball player of the year this past season, had surgery after the season ended to correct an undisclosed problem that hindered the senior-to-be throughout the second half of the season, though he obviously played very well through the pain. Blazek, a Cathedral Prep graduate, helped lead the Knights to… View Article

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5 area athletes named to PSAC Winter Top 10

By | April 11, 2014 2:35 pm | 0 Comments


Five area athletes were named PSAC Winter Top 10 award winners. The PSAC Top 10 Awards recognizes student-athletes who excel in the classroom and in athletics. Mercyhurst wrestler Dylan D’Urso, Edinboro indoor track athlete Tabitha Bemis, Edinboro basketball player Valerie Majewski and Gannon basketball players Adam Blazek and Jen Papich were named to the Top… View Article

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Bentley’s Stevens named D-II coach of year

Barbara Stevens

By | April 8, 2014 11:20 pm | 0 Comments


Ten days after capturing the ultimate team honor as undefeated NCAA Division II national champions, Bentley University’s coach Barbara Stevens was named Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the Year at the  Awards Show Monday  in Nashville, Tenn. Bentley won the title with a pulsating comeback win over West Texas A&M. Battista, previously cited as… View Article

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Gannon, Mercyhurst wrestlers claim spots on D-II All-Academic teams

By | April 2, 2014 2:26 pm | 0 Comments


Gannon wrestlers Matt Turek and Zack Zelcs were named to the NCAA Division II All-Academic first team, while the Golden Knights’ Arlen Mase earned a spot on the second team and Andrew Wood landed an honorable mention accolade. Mercyhurst’s Dylan D’Urso and August Mizia earned first-team All-Academic honors, while the Lakers’ Tyler Berger and Ryan… View Article

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Puckly’s shutout helps Mercyhurst to split with Gannon

By | April 2, 2014 11:56 am | 0 Comments


Former Corry standout Alexandra Puckly pitched a shutout in the second game of a PSAC West doubleheader to help the Mercyhurst softball team secure a split with rival Gannon Tuesday at Gannon University Field. Puckly, backed by the Lakers’ solid defensive effort, pitched a six-hitter with three strikeouts and one walk on the way to a… View Article

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Edinboro distance runner Deibel claims PSAC honor

By | April 2, 2014 12:47 am | 0 Comments


Edinboro senior Bryan Deibel was named the PSAC men’s outdoor track and field athlete of the week Tuesday. Deibel had a strong performance at last weekend’s Raleigh Relays as he finished with an NCAA provisional time in the 10,000-meter run. He finished 31st (30 minutes, 27.44 seconds) and competed as part of Section A, which included… View Article

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Edinboro’s Majewski, Gannon’s Blazek, Papich earn more honors

Valerie Majewski

By | March 31, 2014 12:07 pm | 0 Comments


Three area Division II basketball players received their second set of All-America honors today from the Division II Bulletin. General McLane graduate Valerie Majewski, a junior guard at Edinboro, was named to the Women’s Division II Bulletin second team after being selected to the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association All-America first team last week. She was the… View Article

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Gannon’s Blazek named first-team All-American

By | March 27, 2014 12:48 pm | 0 Comments


Gannon junior guard and Cathedral Prep graduate Adam Blazek earned a big honor Wednesday night when he was named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches Division II All-America first team. Blazek led the Golden Knights to a PSAC Western Division title and a spot in the NCAA Division II tournament. He averaged 15.6 points… View Article

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NCAA D-II Final Four women’s teams feature Elite coaches

Barbara Stevens

By | March 26, 2014 7:04 am | 0 Comments


There’s a reason that the Final Four teams in the NCAA Division II women’s basketball tournament reached the national semifinals — top-flight coaching. Consider that among the four teams that advanced to the Final Four with victories in the Elite Eight on Tuesday, all four feature WBCA Coach of the Year finalists. Bentley, which is… View Article

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Shorts stands out in steeplechase

By | March 26, 2014 12:00 am | 0 Comments


Clarion senior Ciara Shorts, a Fort LeBoeuf graduate, set a steeplechase standard for Division II women’s track athletes on March 21. Shorts was named PSAC track and field athlete of the week with her effort at the Shamrock Invitational in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Shorts clinched an NCAA Division II provisional time of 11 minutes, 2.77… View Article

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