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D-III update: McLane grad Schultz, Vincent grad Bender start on line

   September 30, 2014 7:24 am    0

• General McLane graduate Derek Schultz has started at left offensive tackle during each of Juniata College’s first four games as the Division III Eagles opened with a 2-2 record. The 6-foot 2-inch, 255-pound senior has been a key contributor on Juniata’s offensive line for four seasons, playing in 34 of the Eagles’ 35 games during…

 

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Corry grad Matt Cragg gets first college interception

Matt Cragg, Corry graduate, Hobart football, 2014

   September 28, 2014 6:52 pm    0

Corry graduate Matt Cragg made the first interception of his college career Saturday when he helped Division III Hobart to a 42-7 victory over the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy at Boswell Field in Geneva, N.Y. Cragg, a 5-foot 8-inch, 165-pound sophomore, made his fourth consecutive start in the defensive backfield for Hobart, which improved to 4-0. Cragg…

 

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Edinboro, Gannon, Mercyhurst football teams go on road

   September 27, 2014 10:06 am    0

Erie County’s three Division II football teams will go on the road to face solid PSAC West opponents. Gannon (3-0, 2-0) will visit Clarion (2-1, 2-0), Mercyhurst (0-3, 0-2) will head to Indiana (2-1, 1-1) and Edinboro (0-3, 0-2) will make the trip to California (2-1, 1-1). Meanwhile, in Division III action,  Allegheny (1-1,1-0) will…

 

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Prep alumnus Solymosi, McDowell’s Leuschen named to PAC all-time team

   September 27, 2014 7:04 am    0

Former Erie running back greats Tibor Solymosi and Ron Leuschen were among 60 players selected to the 60th anniversary Presidents’ Athletic Conference All-Time Football Team in August. Solymosi, a Cathedral Prep grad, was one of four former Allegheny College players named to the team. He was joined by his backfield mate, current Allegheny coach Mark…

 

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Former D-10 players make impact as college pass receivers

Ben Koyack

   September 25, 2014 11:48 pm    0

Several former District 10 standouts are making impacts as pass receivers at different levels of college football. Here’s a look at a few: • Ben Koyack, Notre Dame: The Oil City graduate and Fighting Irish tight end is off to a solid start this season.  Koyack, a 6-foot 5-inch, 254-pound senior, is Notre Dame’s third-leading receiver…

 

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Strong Vincent grad Bender has strong game in Misericordia win

   September 22, 2014 2:58 pm    0

Strong Vincent graduate Donald Bender continued his strong start with the Misericordia football team, a Division III program in Dallas, Pa. Bender, a 5-foot 10-inch, 250-pound sophomore defensive end, recorded six tackles, including two tackles for loss and a sack, in the Cougars’ 35-0 win over FDU-Florham on Saturday. For the season, Bender ranks third…

 

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LeBoeuf grads Pace, Oberlander excel for Behrend soccer

Sami Pace, Fort LeBoeuf graduate, Penn State Behrend soccer 2014

   September 19, 2014 3:31 pm    0

  A pair of Fort LeBoeuf graduates have been key players in the Penn State Behrend women’s soccer team’s 6-1 start. Sophomore Sami Pace ranks second on the team with both six goals and 14 points. She also has two assists. Three of her goals have been game-winners. Pace was named Behrend’s Enterprise Rent-A-Car Athlete…

 

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Former District 10 golf standouts excel at Behrend

   September 17, 2014 5:26 am    0

Several area golfers have driven the success of the Penn State Behrend men’s golf team this season. The Lions have won the team title in the first three invitationals they have participated in, and three area golfers have claimed medalist honors.   Fort LeBoeuf graduate Nicholas VanDamia won a one-hole playoff to earn medalist honors at…

 

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Britton off to fast start in John Carroll golf career

   September 11, 2014 2:45 pm    0

What a start Cathedral Prep graduate Andrew Britton enjoyed to his college golf career at John Carroll. Britton shot a 2-under-par 142 at the season-opening Gatorade Intercollegiate tournament Sept. 6-7 at Zoar Village Golf Course in Lawrence, Ohio. John Carroll finished second in the seven-team field. He opened with a 1-over 73 before scorching the…

 

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Gannon women’s soccer ranked in polls

   September 10, 2014 2:27 pm    0

Gannon’s 2-0 start has paid off in the polls. The Lady Knights’ women’s soccer team is 17th in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Continental Tire NCAA Division II national rankings in the first poll of the season. Gannon also is second, behind PSAC opponent California, in the Atlantic Region rankings. The Mercyhurst women’s…

 

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