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Puckly’s shutout helps Mercyhurst to split with Gannon

By | April 2, 2014 11:56 am | 0 Comments


Former Corry standout Alexandra Puckly pitched a shutout in the second game of a PSAC West doubleheader to help the Mercyhurst softball team secure a split with rival Gannon Tuesday at Gannon University Field. Puckly, backed by the Lakers’ solid defensive effort, pitched a six-hitter with three strikeouts and one walk on the way to a… View Article

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Cram Session: Matthews, Daley give Clarion wrestling lift as freshmen

By | February 10, 2014 11:33 am | 0 Comments


Cram Session features quick-hitting athlete updates and commentary: WRESTLING: Two recent District 10 standouts are making an impact as true freshmen with the Clarion wrestling team. Reynolds graduate Austin Matthews, the 2013 Erie Times-News District 10 Wrestler of the Year, improved to 19-5 at 157 pounds with a win in the Golden Eagles’ 30-16 victory over… View Article

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On Campus notebook: Glowacki caps successful swimming career

By | June 2, 2013 7:00 am | 0 Comments


Cathedral Prep graduate Joe Glowacki recently finished a successful college swimming career at the University of Connecticut. Glowacki, who graduated cum laude with a 4.0 grade-point average in his final semester, was a team captain and four-time member of the Big East All-Academic Team. The butterfly specialist, a state medalist in high school, made the top 16 in… View Article

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On Campus notebook: Area athletes claim postseason honors

By | May 19, 2013 7:00 am | 0 Comments


As the college spring sports seasons come to a close, area athletes continue to collect postseason accolades. In this week’s On Campus notebook, read about a pair of former Erie County 
high school pitching standouts — Corry’s Aaron Cressley and North East’s Nick Grow – earning all-conference honors. Cressley, a sophomore pitcher at Pitt-Bradford, was named to the… View Article

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Check out this week’s On Campus notebook

By | May 12, 2013 7:00 am | 0 Comments


Iroquois graduate Becky Zill finished her college softball career in memorable fashion. Becky Zill Niagara University catcher hit a walk-off home run in her team’s regular-season finale. She finished her four-year career with 26 homers for the Purple Eagles, who finished the season going 1-2 in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Tournament. Read about Zill’s accomplishments in… View Article

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Zill helps Niagara to opening win in MAAC softball tourney

By | May 10, 2013 1:47 pm | 0 Comments


Iroquois grad Becky Zill went 2-for-3 with two runs and an RBI to help the Niagara University softball team to a 6-3 victory over Siena today in an opening-round game at the MAAC tournament in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. The game was completed today after being suspended Thursday with Niagara leading 3-2 in the fifth inning. Zill,… View Article

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Six area players make all-PSAC West softball team

By | May 9, 2013 11:00 am | 0 Comments


McDowell graduate Brenna Cosgrove, a junior at Edinboro, was among six area softball players to make the PSAC Western Division all-star team today. Cosgrove made the team as an outfielder after hitting .370 and starting all 31 Edinboro games. She was joined by teammate Marissa Pullo, a senior utility player who claimed all-PSAC honors for the… View Article

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Iroquois grad Zill has memorable moment at college home field

By | May 8, 2013 1:01 pm | 0 Comments


Iroquois graduate Becky Zill’s final moment on Niagara University’s home softball diamond was unforgettable. Zill, a four-year starter at catcher for the Purple Eagles, hit a walkoff solo home run to lift Niagara to a 4-3 victory over University of Maryland Baltimore County on Sunday in a regular-season finale at Niagara Softball Field. The blast… View Article

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Allegheny claims NCAC softball title

By | May 4, 2013 11:05 pm | 0 Comments


The Allegheny softball team capped an exciting NCAC tournament run with a 3-2 victory over Wittenberg Saturday.The win gave the Gators their fourth conference crown and their first since 2007. Tournament MVP Caitlin Nealer led the fourth-seeded Gators by pitching every inning in four games. Nealer fanned 30 batters and allowed just four earned runs…. View Article

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Mercyhurst baseball, softball teams get early start this weekend

By | February 8, 2013 12:33 pm | 0 Comments


Most of the area college baseball and softball programs will not open their seasons until March. The Mercyhurst squads, however, will start this weekend. Of course, the Lakers had to travel south to avoid the harsh winter weather. Both are in a more pleasant North Carolina. The Mercyhurst softball team opens today, and the baseball… View Article

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