D-10 women shine in PSAC West hoops

   December 19, 2014 12:21 am

Former District 10 players are having strong seasons in PSAC women’s basketball as the holiday break approaches. 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 Prep, averages 20.4 points, 7.0…

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…

Clarion replaces 49 years of hoop coaching

   October 31, 2014 5:43 pm

Clarion University had to hire not one but two coaches to replace men’s basketball coach Ron Righter and women’s basketball coach Margaret ‘Gie’ Parsons, who both stepped down this summer after coaching 24 and 25 years respectively. Righter, with 402 wins, and Parsons, with 341, were the winningest coaches in Golden Eagles history. Western Pennsylvania…

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…

Gannon’s Mahon repeats as PSAC Golf Champion Scholar

   October 22, 2014 1:41 pm

Gannon senior golfer Sean Mahon was named the PSAC Men’s Golf Champion Scholar for the second consecutive season at the conference tournament awards ceremony Sunday. The award honors the student-athlete with the top grade-point average who is competing at the site of each of the PSAC’s 23 team championship finals. Mahon, a finance major from…

Edinboro’s Debo sets school record in career goals

   October 18, 2014 11:42 pm

Edinboro senior forward Liz Debo set the school record for career goals after scoring twice in the Fighting Scots’ 6-3 win over Mansfield in women’s soccer action at Sox Harrison Stadium on Saturday. Debo now has 38 career goals, passing assistant coach Jamie Sallie (formerly Tekotte) for the school record. Debo’s 84 career points are…

Mercyhurst prepares to play in Big House today

   October 18, 2014 11:54 am

Mercyhurst’s football team is set to meet Slippery Rock today at 1 p.m. at Michigan Stadium. Read the game preview. Click here to watch live video of the game. Here’s a link to live coverage from Mercyhurst’s website.        

Gannon’s Wendel sets assist mark, earns weekly volleyball honors

   October 17, 2014 3:40 pm

Gannon volleyball player Megan Wendel recorded 54 assists against Shippensburg on Oct. 11 to become the program’s all-time assist leader, establishing a new mark of 3,771. Wendel, a senior setter, passed Jess Deemer (2000-03) who previously held the mark for Gannon. Wendel was named PSAC Western Division Volleyball Athlete of the Week and ECAC Co-Player…

Poll: Which team will win Mercyhurst-Gannon football showdown?

   October 10, 2014 8:18 am

The records would suggest that the Gannon football team is a strong favorite Saturday when it hosts archrival Mercyhurst at Gannon University Field. Gannon, after all, is 4-1 overall and 3-1 in the PSAC. Mercyhurst is 1-4 and 1-3. However, the game appears to be a closer matchup with a little analysis. (Here’s a link…