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Lakers loving spoonful of success

   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 have rallied behind in impressively winning three games in a row in the PSAC West games going into Thursday’s game with Edinboro…


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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 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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Mercyhurst prepares to play in Big House today

   October 18, 2014 11:54 am    0

Mercyhurst’s football team is set to meet Slippery Rock today at 1 p.m. at Michigan Stadium. Read the game preview. Click here to watch live video of the game. Here’s a link to live coverage from Mercyhurst’s website.        


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Pitt’s Conner might play 2 ways Thursday vs. Virginia Tech

James Conner

   October 14, 2014 3:52 pm    0

James Conner remains one of the leading rushers in the nation, but that doesn’t mean that Pitt’s coaching staff has given up on playing Conner on defense as well. The McDowell graduate heads into this week as the No. 5 rusher in the nation with 874 yards through six games. Despite that, he might play some…


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Oil City grad Koyack on Mackey Award midseason watch list

   October 13, 2014 9:47 pm    0

Oil City graduate Ben Koyack, a senior tight end at Notre Dame, has been named to the John Mackey Award midseason watch list. The 6-foot 5-inch, 254-pound Koyack was among 40 players on preseason watch list for the Mackey Award, which is awarded annually to college football’s top tight end. He is one of 33…


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Prep grad Greenawalt gets 100 receiving yards, TD in Colgate win


   October 11, 2014 5:46 pm    0

Cathedral Prep grad Alex Greenawalt had his first collegiate 100-yard receiving game today as he helped Colgate overcome two early 16-point deficits to defeat Princeton 31-30 at Crown Field in Hamilton, N.Y. Greenawalt, a true freshman, had five receptions for a game-high 103 yards. He also had a 24-yard TD catch late in the second quarter…


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