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…

Mercyhurst, Gannon well represented on Gazette Region 1 team

   January 16, 2015 4:39 pm

Three Mercyhurst and two Gannon players landed spots on the Don Hansen’s Football Gazette All Super Region 1 first team today. McDowell graduate and senior safety Colin Kimball made the first team for the Lakers, along with junior fullback T.J. Latimer and senior offensive guard Ben Gysin. Northwest Collegiate Academy grad and Gannon senior offensive…

Ex-ESU men’s b-ball coach Ramage takes over Warriors women

   January 14, 2015 8:52 pm

East Stroudsburg University has announced a change to its women’s basketball coaching staff, with former men’s basketball head coach Lynn Ramage returning to ESU as interim head coach to replace Maureen Smith. Ramage coached ESU’s men’s basketball program for three years (from 1996-97 through 1998-99) and led the Warriors to the PSAC Tournament during the…

Gannon men have difficult Atlantic Region schedule

   January 13, 2015 8:41 pm

Their 19-9 record against one of the most difficult schedules in the PSAC and NCAA Division II Atlantic Region helped Gannon earn a berth in the D-II tournament in the 2013-14 season, the Knights edging Charleston and losing to PSAC champion and host East Stroudsburg in the Atlantic Regional won by West Liberty State. As…

Ex-GU coach Wright finds it tough with freshmen

   January 9, 2015 8:25 pm

Former Gannon women’s coach Cleve Wright’s Miami Redhawks are taking their lumps in his second season, but with five freshmen playing the bulk of the minutes, Wright’s plan to rebuild could flourish beyond this season. Miami is 3-10, 0-2 in the Mid-American Conference (as of Jan. 8) two years removed from a Division II Elite…

Gannon’s Batts earns Good Works Team nomination

   December 4, 2014 3:25 pm

Gannon senior guard Brittany Batts has been nominated for the Allstate Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Good Works Team. Batts is among 93 nominees from all levels of women’s college basketball who were selected based on their contributions to their communities through volunteerism and civic service. The Good Works Teams recognize student-athletes who embody the true…

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…

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

   November 6, 2014 11:47 pm

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…

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…