Behrend leads in AMCC Presidents Cup race

   November 20, 2014 8:40 pm    0

Penn State Behrend leads the way in the AMCC Presidents Cup standings after the fall seasons. Behrend is on top with an 89.3 ranking percentage because of fall sport championships in men’s golf, men’s soccer, men’s cross country and women’s soccer. The Lions accumulated 60.75 out of a possible 68 points. Franciscan won the remaining…


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Hayes, Cal volleyball beat Mercyhurst in NCAA first round

   November 20, 2014 2:53 pm    0

McDowell grad Danielle Hayes had six kills and was tough at the net on defense to help California (Pa.) defeat Mercyhurst 19-25, 25-14, 25-14, 25-20 in the first round of the NCAA Division II tournament. Sharpsville grad Kristen Scurpa did not see the floor for Cal. Lauren Kenny, a Mercyhurst Prep grad, had four kills…


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Greer, Hahesy lead Le Moyne to 2-0 start

   November 17, 2014 11:45 am    0

Seniors Emily Greer and Maddie Hahesy could play important roles for the Le Moyne women’s basketball team this season. Greer, a Corry native, finished with 19 points and 12 rebounds, including 14 points and eight rebounds in the second half, as the Dolphins beat Molloy 75-61. Hahesy, a McDowell grad, had eight points and had…


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Markiewicz helps Buffalo women make NCAA tournament

   November 15, 2014 10:59 pm    0

Former Harbor Creek soccer standout Kristin Markiewicz started for Buffalo during the Bulls’ historic season. Markiewicz, a junior defender/midfielder, was one of the key players on a strong defensive unit that helped the Bulls finish 16-3-3 overall. Buffalo went 9-0-2 in the Mid-American Conference’s East Division to earn the top seed for the MAC Tournament,…


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Case Western’s Cvecko named first-team all-star

   November 13, 2014 2:21 pm    0

Case Western Reserve junior midfielder Chris Cvecko, a McDowell graduate, was named to the all-University Athletic Association men’s soccer first team for the second year in a row. Cvecko led the Spartans and was third in the UAA with 18 points on seven goals (three game-winners) and four assists. In 53 career matches, he has…


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Gannon, ‘Hurst football players named to Academic All-District team

   November 6, 2014 11:47 pm    0

Four players from Gannon and three from Mercyhurst were named to the Capital One Academic All-District I football first team Thursday. Golden Knights quarterback Liam Nadler, offensive lineman Randy Toth, defensive back Nick Bengal and defensive lineman Matthew Gawlik all landed a spot on the top team and will move to the national ballot for…


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Behrend men to face D-I Army in exhibition game

   November 5, 2014 3:49 pm    0

With Veterans Day a few days away, it’s fitting that Penn State Behrend’s men’s basketball team will get ready for its season with an exhibition game against Division I opponent Army on Friday. The Lions will travel to Army for a 7 p.m. tip-off in West Point, N.Y. Behrend, the back-to-back defending AMCC champion, has…


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Conner retakes national rushing lead, receives honors

James Conner

   November 3, 2014 2:47 pm    0

    McDowell graduate James Conner, a sophomore running back at Pitt, has retaken the national lead in rushing yardage and has received conference and national recognition after his monster rushing performance Saturday. Conner rushed for a career-high 263 yards on 38 rushes and scored three touchdowns in the Panthers’ 51-48 loss to Duke. As…


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Ben Swank top assistant at Fla. Southern

   November 1, 2014 7:39 pm    0

Ben Swank, son of Edinboro women’s basketball coach Stan Swank, is moving up the collegiate coaching ladder in his second year at Division II Florida Southern. A former football and basketball star at General McLane and a grid standout at Edinboro for 4 seasons, Ben Swank is entering his second season with the Moccasins under men’s…


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Clarion replaces 49 years of hoop coaching

   October 31, 2014 5:43 pm    0

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…


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