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Big day of football for area PSAC teams

   September 20, 2014 10:40 am    0

Erie County’s three Division II football teams — Gannon, Edinboro and Mercyhurst — are all home today at noon against tough opponents in PSAC crossover games. Gannon will try to move to 3-0, while Edinboro and Mercyhurst will seek their first wins after opening with two losses. Read more about each game with today’s Erie…

 

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Conner, Pitt take on tough Iowa run defense; vote in poll

James Conner

   September 20, 2014 10:09 am    0

McDowell graduate and Pitt sophomore running back James Conner has received plenty of national attention early in the season, including online stories this week by nfl.com and Sports Illustrated’s website. The 6-foot 2-inch, 250-pound Conner has drawn the spotlight for the mix of power and speed that have helped him get off to an impressive start. Through three…

 

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McDowell grad, Pitt RB Conner featured in Sports Illustrated online story

James Conner

   September 17, 2014 10:35 am    1

  McDowell graduate James Conner’s national profile continues to rise as he piles up big rushing numbers at Pitt. Today, Sports Illustrated’s website posted an extensive article on Conner and his background. Check out the Sports Illustrated story (click here).

 

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Cathedral Prep grad DeHart to return kicks for Yale

Jake DeHart

   September 17, 2014 6:11 am    0

Cathedral Prep graduate Jake DeHart appears to have claimed a spot as a kicker returner as a true freshman with the Yale football team. DeHart is listed in the No 1 spot at kick returner on the Bulldogs’ two-deep depth chart going into Yale’s season opener against Lehigh on Saturday. Although most college football teams…

 

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Prep grad Greenawalt makes first 3 college receptions at Colgate

Greenawalt

   September 16, 2014 1:43 pm    0

Cathedral Prep graduate Alex Greenawalt made the first three receptions of his college career Saturday in Colgate’s 28-25 loss to Delaware. Greenawalt, a 6-foot 3-inch, 200-pound true freshman, started the Raiders’ opening game against Ball State, a 30-10 loss. However, he did not have a reception in that game. Colgate had a bye on Sept….

 

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Erie’s Stefanik to be inducted into Duquesne Sports Hall

   September 13, 2014 2:11 pm    0

John Stefanik, the vice president/partner of Glenwood Beer, will enter the Duquesne Sports Hall of Fame on Friday at the Power Center Ballroom on the Duquesne campus. Stefanik starred as a middle linebacker for Duquesne’s 1973 National Club Football championship team. He was a key contributor for a team that compiled a 22-3 record during…

 

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McDowell grad Conner ready to lead Pitt vs. FIU today

James Conner

   September 12, 2014 10:56 am    0

A lot has changed in the past three games for Pitt sophomore running back James Conner. At the end of the Panthers’ 2013 regular season, the McDowell graduate was a distant second on the team in rushing with 570 yards and had battled a nagging shoulder injury after a monster start to his freshman season. Then,…

 

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On Campus polls: Was NCAA right to end Penn State postseason ban?

   September 9, 2014 8:26 am    3

On Monday, the NCAA surprised many college football fans by ending the Penn State football program’s on-the-field sanctions. Read the full PSU story. Penn State is now eligible for the postseason this year, and the Nittany Lions will have their full amount of scholarships restored in 2015. Penn State’s $60 million fine remains in place,…

 

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Quick poll: Which team will win Michigan State-Oregon matchup?

   September 6, 2014 3:14 pm    0

Today’s big game in college football is No. 7 at Michigan State at No. 3 Oregon, beginning at 6:30 p.m. (Erie area fans have a bigger interest in the game because Cathedral Prep grads Damion Terry and Delton Williams are on the Michigan State roster.) Answer our poll:

 

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Vote in this poll after James Conner’s latest effort

   September 6, 2014 11:11 am    0

Earlier this week, On Campus asked readers if the ACC was too quick to mention Pitt running back James Conner as a Heisman Trophy candidate after he ran wild in the opener against FCS school Delaware. However, Conner ran all over Boston College on Friday night, finishing with 213 yards and a touchdown. The sophomore…

 

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