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Prep grad Greenawalt closes solid freshman year with Colgate

Greenawalt

   November 24, 2014 11:51 am    0

Cathedral Prep graduate Alex Greenawalt turned in a strong final game to a solid freshman season as Colgate closed with a win Saturday. Greenawalt led the Raiders with four receptions and had 59 yards receiving as Colgate beat Bucknell 21-6 in Lewisburg. The 6-foot 3-inch 200-pound wide receiver had a big third quarter to help the Raiders…

 

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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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McDowell grad Kimball picks great way to end Mercyhurst career

Colin Kimball, Mercyhurst senior free safety

   November 22, 2014 11:18 am    0

  McDowell graduate Colin Kimball capped a brilliant career with the Mercyhurst football team with an impressive three-game run, including a memorable 100-yard interception return in his final game. The 5-foot 11-inch, 180-pound safety had five interceptions in his final three games as he finished the season with seven. In his final game against Shippensburg…

 

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Gannon, ‘Hurst football players named to Academic All-District team

   November 6, 2014 11:47 pm    0

Four players from Gannon and three from Mercyhurst were named to the Capital One Academic All-District I football first team Thursday. Golden Knights quarterback Liam Nadler, offensive lineman Randy Toth, defensive back Nick Bengal and defensive lineman Matthew Gawlik all landed a spot on the top team and will move to the national ballot for…

 

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Conner retakes national rushing lead, receives honors

James Conner

   November 3, 2014 2:47 pm    0

    McDowell graduate James Conner, a sophomore running back at Pitt, has retaken the national lead in rushing yardage and has received conference and national recognition after his monster rushing performance Saturday. Conner rushed for a career-high 263 yards on 38 rushes and scored three touchdowns in the Panthers’ 51-48 loss to Duke. As…

 

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Lakers loving spoonful of success with 7-4 year

   October 22, 2014 5:53 pm    0

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…

 

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Pitt’s Conner named 3rd-team Midseason All-American by Steele

   October 22, 2014 10:49 am    0

McDowell graduate and Pitt sophomore James Conner has been named a third-team Midseason All-American by Phil Steele, who annually publishes Phil Steele’s College Football Preview. Also on philsteele.com today, Conner was named first-team all-Atlantic Coast Conference on the Steele’s midseason team. Conner ranks eighth in the nation with 959 rushing yards. The  6-foot 2-inch, 250-pound running back also…

 

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McDowell grad Conner closes in on 1,000-yard season with Pitt

James Conner

   October 20, 2014 12:32 pm    0

McDowell graduate James Conner is just 41 yards from a 1,000-yard rushing season as he prepares for Pitt’s home game against Georgia Tech on Saturday. Conner’s 959 rushing yards lead the ACC and rank eighth in the nation in the Football Bowl Subdivision. He also is tied for fifth in the nation with 11 rushing touchdowns….

 

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Prep grads Greenawalt, DeHart face off in college game

Jake DeHart

   October 19, 2014 11:12 am    0

Former Cathedral Prep teammates Alex Greenawalt and Jake DeHart were on opposing sidelines Saturday when Colgate visited Yale in a non-conference game. After the teams entered the fourth quarter tied at 24, Yale emerged with a 45-31 victory, ending Colgate’s four-game winning streak. Colgate’s Greenawalt, a true freshman wide receiver, had three receptions for 22…

 

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Check out photos from Mercyhurst’s win at Big House

   October 18, 2014 7:54 pm    0

Here are some photos from Mercyhurst’s 45-23 victory over Slippery Rock at the University of Michigan’s Big House today. The game was played in front of a crowd of more than 15,000.    

 

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