Ex-MP ‘mates Stamp, Burke top conferences

   January 27, 2015 9:59 pm

Four years ago, Lindsay Stamp and Ally Burke played their final high school game as members of Mercyhurst Prep’s PIAA Class AAA runner-up, falling to Archbishop Wood 53-41 in the state title game at Penn State. Now the two players are in their senior year leading their respective conferences in scoring. Stamp, a 5-foot 10-inch guard/forward for Division…

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…

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…

Former ‘Hurst star Achesinski lands sales job

   December 9, 2014 11:06 pm

Amy Achesinski, a 4-year star forward for Mercyhurst and an assistant to Deanna Richard the past three seasons, is taking a job with Applied Medical Service, with training to begin in January in California. Achesinski , who was to originally start training in October and was replaced by former Lakers guard Megan Hoffman as top…

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…

McDowell grad Kimball picks great way to end Mercyhurst career

Colin Kimball, Mercyhurst senior free safety

   November 22, 2014 11:18 am

  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…

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…

Mercyhurst’s Spano claims Tanner Coach of Year award

   October 23, 2014 1:06 am

Longtime Mercyhurst baseball coach Joe Spano was named this year’s recipient of the Chuck Tanner College Coach of the Year Award as announced by the Rotary Club of Pittsburgh. Spano will be given the eighth annual award at the Chuck Tanner Awards Banquet on Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Pittsburgh Rivers Club. Spano is the…

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…