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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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PSAC update: Astorino gets interception for Gannon

Matt Astorino, General McLane graduate, Gannon football, 2013

   September 8, 2014 7:46 am    0

Here’s a look at how former District 10 players fared in action for PSAC teams over the opening weekend:  • Gannon: General McLane graduate Matt Astorino had a strong game in the Golden Knights’ 23-7 win over Southern Connecticut State on Saturday. Astorino, a junior, started at safety and had an interception that he returned 6…

 

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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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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 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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Area student-athletes claim academic honors

   July 24, 2014 5:44 pm    0

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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Thiel jumper Jones earns another postseason honor

   July 2, 2014 12:51 am    0

Thiel’s Nic Jones received a final honor to cap his memorable junior season in track and field. Jones, a Franklin High School graduate, was recently named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division III Track & Field/Cross Country Second Team. Jones was named the Field MVP at the Presidents’ Athletic Conference outdoor track and field…

 

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Former area college standouts Cressley, Altavilla could face off in minors

   June 17, 2014 12:48 pm    0

Some day soon, a pair of area pitching standouts might be facing each other in the minor leagues. After being drafted earlier this month, Corry graduate and former Pitt-Bradford pitching standout Aaron Cressley and former Mercyhurst University pitching star Dan Altavilla ended up in the Class A Northwest League. Cressley, who was drafted in the…

 

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McDowell grad Bohman lands ECAC baseball honor

Brian Bohman

   June 13, 2014 2:12 pm    0

McDowell graduate Brian Bohman received another honor after a strong freshman season with the Penn State Behrend baseball team. Bohman, a catcher, was the named as an ECAC Division III South first-team all-star. He was the only Behrend player selected. Earlier, he was named to the all-AMCC first team after hitting .362 with 51 hits during the season. He also…

 

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