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West Chester visits Bloom in No. 7-8 clash

   October 24, 2014 12:29 am    0

Division II football will be focused on Bloomsburg, Pa. Saturday when No. 7 West Chester faces No. 8 Bloomsburg at 2 p.m. at Danny Hale Field. Both PSAC East powers are 7-0, 6-0 in PSAC play. Both have defeated Mercyhurst, the Golden Rams prevailing 38-14 in West Chester on Sept. 13 and the Huskies 38-22 at…

 

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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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Former PIAA doubles champs McBride, Elia finish fall seasons

   October 17, 2014 4:15 pm    0

Former Mercyhurst Prep standout tennis player Brittany McBride wrapped up her first fall season Oct. 12 with the University of Mary Washington women’s tennis team. The freshman went 5-3 in singles play and 2-4 in doubles action for Mary Washington, an NCAA Division III program which has won 11 straight Capital Athletic Conference titles. The…

 

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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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Thiel jumper Jones earns another postseason honor

   July 2, 2014 12:51 am    0

Thiel’s Nic Jones received a final honor to cap his memorable junior season in track and field. Jones, a Franklin High School graduate, was recently named to the Capital One Academic All-America Division III Track & Field/Cross Country Second Team. Jones was named the Field MVP at the Presidents’ Athletic Conference outdoor track and field…

 

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Mercyhurst’s Himes, Morrison earn ECAC lacrosse honors

   May 31, 2014 12:55 am    0

Mercyhurst teammates Becca Himes and Christa Morrison were selected to the ECAC women’s lacrosse Division II all-star second team. The teams were picked by ECAC D-II coaches. Himes, a junior attack, led the Lakers with 98 points this past season. She tied for the team lead with 57 goals and added a team-best 41 assists. Morrison, a…

 

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McDowell grad Zabrosky has solid finish for Seton Hall

   May 24, 2014 12:20 am    0

Seton Hall’s women’s golf program made its first appearance in the NCAA Division I tournament, and sophomore Karlie Zabrosky, a McDowell grad, helped the Pirates finish in 21st place in the East Regionals at SouthWood Golf Club in Tallahassee, Fla. Zabrosky shot rounds of 80-75-77 for a 232 total, 16-over-par. She shot 1-over 37 on the…

 

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Gannon’s Brunelli signs 2nd recruit for 2014-15

   May 23, 2014 11:43 pm    0

Gannon women’s basketball coach Jim Brunelli s announced the signing of McKenna Shives for the 2014-15 season. Shives joins Kelsey Dugger, who signed in the early signing period in December. Shives averaged 17.9 points, 3.4 assists, 2.4 rebounds and 3.4 steals per game in her senior season at Struthers High School of the All-American Conference, helping the Wildcats…

 

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Fort LeBoeuf grad Shorts to run in D-II steeplechase finals

Ciara Shorts

   May 23, 2014 11:32 am    0

Fort LeBoeuf graduate Ciara Shorts, a Clarion senior, will go for a national title tonight when she competes in the 3,000-meter steeplechase finals at the NCAA Division II track and field championships in Allendale, Mich. Shorts placed fourth in her heat Thursday with a school-record time of 10 minutes, 48.14 seconds. That topped her own Clarion record…

 

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Edinboro’s Romain earns regional Arthur Ashe award

   May 10, 2014 1:11 am    0

Edinboro’s Brandon Romain has earned the ITA Arthur Ashe Jr. Sportsmanship and Leadership Award for the Atlantic 
Region. The award recognizes outstanding individuals in all divisions at the regional and national level that display outstanding sportsmanship and leadership in addition to scholastic, extracurricular and tennis accomplishments. Romain, a junior, has a 15-10 overall record in…

 

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