Ex-District 10 girls doing well in PSAC hoops

   January 16, 2015 8:40 pm

Former District 10 players are continuing to have  strong seasons in PSAC West women’s basketball after the games on Wednesday, Jan. 14. Leading the way are PSAC scoring leader Lindsay Stamp of Indiana, Pa., Mercyhurst scoring leader Adrienne Kloecker and Slippery Rock scoring and rebound leader D’Asia Chambers. Stamp, a 5-10 senior guard from Mercyhurst…

Ben Swank top assistant at No. 1 Florida Southern

   December 19, 2014 12:33 am

Ben Swank, son of Edinboro women’s basketball coach Stan Swank, has moved up the collegiate coaching ladder in his second year at Division II Florida Southern, ranked No. 1 in the country. A former football and basketball star at General McLane and a grid standout at Edinboro for 4 seasons, Ben Swank is entering his second season with…

Edinboro’s Kelly named to Academic All-America team

   November 29, 2014 11:36 pm

Edinboro senior goalkeeper Meghan Kelly was selected to the Capital One Academic All-America Division II team. Kelly has had all A’s during her four-year career, maintaining a perfect 4.00 G.P.A. as an early childhood and special education major. She is now a two-time Capital One District 2 Academic All-American and a three-time PSAC and Edinboro…

Edinboro leads Erie-area schools in PSAC Dixon Trophy standings

   November 26, 2014 5:33 pm

Edinboro is seventh in the Dixon Trophy standings, leading the three area PSAC schools, following the fall season. Gannon is ninth, while Mercyhurst is 12th out of 18 conference schools in pursuit of the the trophy awarded annually to the league’s most successful school based on league playoffs and/or regular-season finishes. The trophy is in…

Former area high school standouts have big week in PSAC West

Adam Blazek

   November 24, 2014 6:03 pm

Three former Erie County high school basketball standouts were honored today for big weeks on the court in the PSAC West. Edinboro redshirt freshman guard Jaymon Mason, a General McLane graduate, was named PSAC West freshman of the week, while Gannon senior guard Adam Blazek was selected as the PSAC West player of the week. Meanwhile, Villa Maria…

Jones leads Edinboro run to regional title

   November 23, 2014 12:07 am

Consider it a warm-up for nationals. The Edinboro women’s cross country team successfully defended its Division II Atlantic Regional title Saturday in Slippery Rock. The Fighting Scots’ Kasey Jones won the 6K race on a snowy Cooper’s Lake Campground course with a time of 22 minutes, 3.2 seconds — more than 30 seconds ahead of…

Lakers loving spoonful of success with 7-4 year

   October 22, 2014 5:53 pm

The Mercyhurst football team started this season at 0-4, smashed  by Indiana, Pa. 41-7 to punctuate the dismal streak. Coach Marty Schaetzle discovered a source of inspiration, an oversized 4-foot  spoon, which the Lakers  rallied behind in impressively by winning their last seven games to finish at 7-4 and have the best record against PSAC…

Edinboro’s Debo sets school record in career goals

   October 18, 2014 11:42 pm

Edinboro senior forward Liz Debo set the school record for career goals after scoring twice in the Fighting Scots’ 6-3 win over Mansfield in women’s soccer action at Sox Harrison Stadium on Saturday. Debo now has 38 career goals, passing assistant coach Jamie Sallie (formerly Tekotte) for the school record. Debo’s 84 career points are…

Gannon, Edinboro, Mercyhurst set for intriguing matchups

   October 9, 2014 10:37 am

Several intriguing PSAC West football matchups featuring area teams will take place during a busy upcoming 12-day period. Here’s the list: Saturday: Mercyhurst at Gannon, noon Saturday: Edinboro at Clarion, 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16: Gannon at Edinboro, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18: Mercyhurst vs. Slippery Rock,  1 p.m., at Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, Mich….