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Poll: Which team will win Mercyhurst-Gannon football showdown?

   October 10, 2014 8:18 am    0

The records would suggest that the Gannon football team is a strong favorite Saturday when it hosts archrival Mercyhurst at Gannon University Field. Gannon, after all, is 4-1 overall and 3-1 in the PSAC. Mercyhurst is 1-4 and 1-3. However, the game appears to be a closer matchup with a little analysis. (Here’s a link…

 

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Gannon, Edinboro, Mercyhurst set for intriguing matchups

   October 9, 2014 10:37 am    0

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….

 

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Edinboro’s Hayes proposes after football game

   October 8, 2014 12:45 am    0

 

 

 

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Prep grad Greenawalt makes first TD reception with Colgate

Greenawalt

   October 4, 2014 2:35 pm    0

Cathedral Prep graduate Alex Greenawalt, a true freshman for Colgate, scored his first collegiate touchdown today in the Raiders’ 20-17 win over Holy Cross. Greenawalt, a 6-foot 3-inch, 200-pound wide receiver, caught a 14-yard scoring pass from Jake Melville with 4 seconds left in the second quarter to help the Raiders pull within 17-13 of…

 

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Pitt, Conner set to face tough Virginia rushing defense

James Conner

   October 4, 2014 12:13 pm    0

Pitt will try to stop a two-game losing streak today, but the Panthers and McDowell grad James Conner will have to overcome a tough Virginia rushing defense first. The Cavaliers are No. 10 among major-college teams against the run, giving up an average of 86.6 yards per game. They will try to shut down the…

 

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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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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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Gannon-SRU showdown to feature top D-II running backs

   October 1, 2014 2:44 pm    1

Saturday’s Gannon-Slippery Rock showdown will feature not just the top two teams in the PSAC West standings. The game also will feature two of the nation’s premier Division II rushers. The Golden Knights are tied with Slippery Rock for first place in the PSAC West, both at 4-0 overall and 3-0 in the conference, as they prepare…

 

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PSAC update: District 10 alumni contribute for area college teams

   September 30, 2014 12:58 pm    0

Here’s an update on some former District 10 football players who are competing in the PSAC: • Gannon: North East graduate Tyler Johnson, a redshirt sophomore running back, turned in his second big contribution of the season on Saturday in the Golden Knights’ 33-7 victory over Clarion. Johnson, who rushed for 110 yards in Week 2…

 

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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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