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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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Gannon women’s soccer ranked in polls

   September 10, 2014 2:27 pm    0

Gannon’s 2-0 start has paid off in the polls. The Lady Knights’ women’s soccer team is 17th in the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Continental Tire NCAA Division II national rankings in the first poll of the season. Gannon also is second, behind PSAC opponent California, in the Atlantic Region rankings. The Mercyhurst women’s…


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PSAC update: Astorino gets interception for Gannon

Matt Astorino, General McLane graduate, Gannon football, 2013

   September 8, 2014 7:46 am    0

Here’s a look at how former District 10 players fared in action for PSAC teams over the opening weekend:  • Gannon: General McLane graduate Matt Astorino had a strong game in the Golden Knights’ 23-7 win over Southern Connecticut State on Saturday. Astorino, a junior, started at safety and had an interception that he returned 6…


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Former District 10 players make PSAC two-deep rosters

Nick Dubowski

   September 6, 2014 10:37 am    0

Many PSAC football teams open their seasons this afternoon. Earlier this week, On Campus blog looked at the former District 10 players who were on the two-deep depth charts for Edinboro, Mercyhurst and Gannon. Here’s a look at former District 10 players who have cracked the two-deeps of other PSAC teams: • IUP: Six former District…


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Several area players on Mercyhurst’s two-deep depth chart

Jake Green 2

   September 2, 2014 8:40 am    3

  The three area NCAA Division II football teams are set to kick off their seasons this week. Edinboro will open Thursday, followed by Gannon and Mercyhurst on Saturday. Here’s a look at some of the former District 10 players who are on the Mercyhurst two-deep depth chart. (Depth chart subject to change before game day.) Led by…


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Check out Edinboro, Gannon, Mercyhurst photo galleries

   August 28, 2014 9:30 am    0

The Edinboro football team opens the local Division II season a week from today when the Fighting Scots visit Carson-Newman in Jefferson City, Tenn. Gannon and Mercyhurst will follow with openers Sept. 6, as the Golden Knights host  Southern Connecticut State and the Lakers visit Bentley in Waltham, Mass. With the openers approaching, here’s a look at photo…


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McDowell grad Kimball claims preseason honors with Mercyhurst

   August 26, 2014 4:39 pm    0

Mercyhurst University defensive back  Colin Kimball is getting plenty of preseason recognition. Today, the senior out of McDowell was named as a second-team preseason Division II All-American by Earlier, the Sporting News National College Football Preseason Magazine and Lindy’s College Football 2014 National Edition Preview selected him as a preseason first-team All-American. The 5-foot 11-inch,…


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Former District 10 players on Division II, III football rosters

   August 23, 2014 9:45 am    0

Here’s a list of former District 10 football players who are currently on rosters for college teams in Division II, Division III and the NAIA. (Bradford and DuBois are included because both teams play District 10 schedules.) The list will be printed in the Erie Times-News next week, and the sports department is seeking readers’ help. …


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Mark your calenders for these area PSAC women’s basketball games

   August 21, 2014 2:53 pm    0

Gannon released its women’s basketball schedule this week, providing a glimpse of some great local PSAC matchups this winter. Rivalry games against Mercyhurst and Edinboro are always a big draw. The Knights visit Mercyhurst on Nov. 22 (1 p.m. tip-off) and host the Lakers in the annual Pink Zone doubleheader on Jan. 31. Gannon hosts…


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Renovations a plus for Mercyhurst’s baseball team

   August 16, 2014 11:56 pm    0

Mercyhurst’s baseball team will be treated to some new amenities this fall. Contractors are finishing a new batting facility — a 32-by-100-f00t structure — for the Lakers’ baseball team. The facility, between Tullio Field and the baseball field, is a two-story pole barn that includes a locker room, a bathroom and a meeting/storage room overlooking…


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