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Corry’s Cragg duo helps Hobart stay unbeaten

   November 22, 2014 3:59 pm    0

Corry native Mike Cragg has enjoyed a lot of success in his long career as Hobart’s football coach, but this year has been special. Hobart rallied from a 12-0 halftime deficit to beat Ithaca 22-15 today in an NCAA Division III first-round playoff game on its home field in Geneva, N.Y. The Statesmen (11-0), ranked…


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Behrend men among D-III soccer stats leaders

   October 31, 2014 1:58 pm    0

The Penn State Behrend men’s soccer team — AMCC regular-season champion and the No. 1 seed for the conference tournament — continues to climb up the NCAA Division III statistics leaderboard. Senior forward Jimmy Belack ranks nationally in several categories. Belack is tied for second in game-winning goals (7), eighth in total points (44), tied…


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Former PIAA doubles champs McBride, Elia finish fall seasons

   October 17, 2014 4:15 pm    0

Former Mercyhurst Prep standout tennis player Brittany McBride wrapped up her first fall season Oct. 12 with the University of Mary Washington women’s tennis team. The freshman went 5-3 in singles play and 2-4 in doubles action for Mary Washington, an NCAA Division III program which has won 11 straight Capital Athletic Conference titles. The…


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Czerwinski, Behrend aim for AMCC tennis crown

   October 16, 2014 4:01 pm    0

Former Mercyhurst Prep tennis standout Chelsea Czerwinski and her Penn State Behrend teammates will attempt to defend their AMCC women’s tennis crown this weekend. The No. 2 Lions (8-3, 7-1 AMCC) will play No. 3 Pitt-Greensburg in the tournament semifinals at Westwood Racquet Club on Saturday at 5:30 p.m. Top-seeded Franciscan plays Penn State Altoona …


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Gannon goes for 1st place; Edinboro, Mercyhurst seek 1st wins

   October 4, 2014 10:18 am    0

The Gannon football team faces a crucial midseason game tonight when the unbeaten Golden Knights (4-0 overall, 3-0 PSAC West) visit No. 14-ranked Slippery Rock (4-0, 3-0). Both teams have running backs who rank among the top five nationally in Division II. Meanwhile, both Edinboro (0-3, 0-4) and Mercyhurst (0-4, 0-3) will seek their first…


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Prep grad Britton wins medalist honors again with John Carroll

   October 3, 2014 3:59 pm    0

Andrew Britton continued his strong play as a freshman with the John Carroll golf team this week. The Cathedral Prep graduate claimed his second medalist honors of the fall season while helping John Carroll to a first-place finish in the JCU/Poppa Flowers Invitational on Monday. Britton shot a 1-over-par 71 at Shaker Heights Country Club…


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Edinboro’s Harris among Campbell Trophy finalists

   October 2, 2014 1:39 am    0

Edinboro quarterback Cody Harris is one of 169 semifinalists — 25 from Division II — for the William V. Campbell Trophy, as announced by the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame. The award recognizes an individual as the best football scholar-athlete in the nation, and up to 16 of the candidates will be…


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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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