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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 33


By | July 26, 2014 7:29 am | 0 Comments


College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 33 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 33 The No. 33 was worn by a couple of Cathedral Prep defensive back greats while they were in college. Bob Sanders wore 33 while he was… View Article

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Girard’s Dudas, Cathedral Prep’s Fessler listed on Penn State depth chart

Jordan Dudas

By | July 24, 2014 4:41 pm | 2 Comments


Note: This version includes a clarification from a previous post. Girard graduate Jordan Dudas is listed among four strong safeties on Penn State’s preseason depth chart. The initial depth chart lists all of the players in the program according to seniority and is not an indication of players’ ability, which was not made clear in… View Article

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Penn State Blue-White Game today; Girard’s Dudas to make debut

Jordan Dudas

By | April 12, 2014 9:53 am | 0 Comments


The annual Penn State Blue-White Game will cap the Nittany Lions’ first spring under new coach James Franklin. Kickoff is set for 1:30 p.m. at Beaver Stadium. Franklin, the former Vanderbilt coach, replaced Bill O’Brien, who left for the Houston Texans after two seasons as Penn State’s coach. O’Brien led the Nittany Lions to an 8-4 record in… View Article

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Taylor, Ruth lead Penn State to 4th straight Big Ten title

By | March 9, 2014 6:31 pm | 0 Comments


The Penn State wrestling team won its fourth consecutive Big Ten Conference tournament championship with the help of two four-time champions today in Madison, Wis. David Taylor and Ed Ruth won their their fourth consecutive Big Ten individual titles. Taylor, a former national champion and two-time NCAA runner-up, won a 14-5 major decision over Iowa’s… View Article

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EWL, Big Ten wrestling tournaments open

By | March 8, 2014 2:11 pm | 0 Comments


Two big college wrestling tournaments of area interest are taking place this weekend. First, Edinboro is at the Eastern Wrestling League tournament at Cleveland State today. The Fighting Scots will aim for a team title and plenty of berths to the NCAA Championships on March 20-22 in Oklahoma City. All-Americans Mitchell Port, ranked No. 1… View Article

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Penn State wrestlers rout Clarion; LeBoeuf grad Daley wins

By | February 24, 2014 8:22 am | 0 Comments


The powerhouse Penn State wrestling team rolled to its 15th victory in 16 dual meets this season Sunday with a 43-3 victory over Clarion in front of a sellout crowd at PSU’s Rec Hall. However, Fort LeBoeuf graduate Evan Daley was a bright spot for the Golden Eagles. Daley, a freshman heavyweight, upset No. 12-ranked… View Article

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Edinboro’s Port at top of rugged 141-pound class

By | February 18, 2014 9:03 am | 0 Comments


Edinboro wrestler Mitchell Port has had a terrific two-year run. After going 34-4 and finishing as the national runner-up at 141 pounds in 2012-13, Port has gone 22-0 this season and risen to the No. 1 spot in the nation at 141. However, if the redshirt junior wants to get his first national title, he… View Article

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Cram Session: Signing day wrapup, observations

By | February 6, 2014 1:46 pm | 0 Comments


A day after the bedlam of National Signing Day, it’s time to step back and take a closer look: • Wide receivers were prominent in coach James Franklin’s first Penn State recruiting class after the loss of star wideout Allen Robinson to the NFL draft. • Paul Chryst’s Pitt recruiting class of 23 players includes three… View Article

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On Campus Cram Session: Former D-10 players get new coaches

By | January 14, 2014 11:19 am | 0 Comments


Cram Session features quick-hitting athlete updates and commentary: FOOTBALL: • Girard graduate Jordan Dudas, a defensive back, transferred to Penn State from Bucknell before the 2013 football season when Bill O’Brien was the head coach. However, with O’Brien now in the NFL with the Houston Texans, Dudas and his teammates find themselves under the guidance… View Article

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Former Girard football star Dudas transfers to Penn State

By | August 13, 2013 8:54 am | 0 Comments


Last week, we reported that no Erie County players were on the Penn State football roster this season. That has changed. Former Girard standout Jordan Dudas has transferred to Penn State from Bucknell. Dudas, a defensive back, graduated from Girard in 2011 and played the next two seasons for Bucknell of the Patriot League. He started 16… View Article

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