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Gannon’s Batts earns Good Works Team nomination

   December 4, 2014 3:25 pm

Gannon senior guard Brittany Batts has been nominated for the Allstate Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Good Works Team. Batts is among 93 nominees from all levels of women’s college basketball who were selected based on their contributions to their communities through volunteerism and civic service. The Good Works Teams recognize student-athletes who embody the true…

Pitt’s Conner named ACC Player of the Year (video)

   December 3, 2014 2:51 pm

The awards keep rolling in for Pitt sophomore running back James Conner, a McDowell graduate. Conner was named the Atlantic Coast Conference Player of the Year today in a vote by the Atlantic Coast Sports Media Association. Conner was also named the ACC’s Offensive Player of the Year. He is the first underclassman running back…

Fort LeBoeuf grad Jones named to 4th straight all-PAC team

   December 3, 2014 2:36 pm

Westminster College senior Jenny Jones, a Fort LeBoeuf graduate, was named to the all-PAC cross country second team for the fourth straight season. Jones finished 10th at the Presidents’ Athletic Conference championship at Bethany College with a time of 24 minutes, 20.8 seconds. The Titan women’s cross country team finished 27th in the NCAA Division…

Behrend athletes selected for All-Sportsmanship Team

   December 2, 2014 2:27 pm

Nobody likes a poor sport. Unfortunately, in sports at all levels, you see too much showboating, preening and disrespectful attitudes toward opponents. That’s why it’s nice to recognize those athletes who display good sportsmanship. The AMCC unveiled its All-Sportsmanship Team for the 2014 fall season this week. Penn State Behrend had a member on each…

Edinboro’s Kelly named to Academic All-America team

   November 29, 2014 11:36 pm

Edinboro senior goalkeeper Meghan Kelly was selected to the Capital One Academic All-America Division II team. Kelly has had all A’s during her four-year career, maintaining a perfect 4.00 G.P.A. as an early childhood and special education major. She is now a two-time Capital One District 2 Academic All-American and a three-time PSAC and Edinboro…

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…

Former area high school standouts have big week in PSAC West

Adam Blazek

   November 24, 2014 6:03 pm

Three former Erie County high school basketball standouts were honored today for big weeks on the court in the PSAC West. Edinboro redshirt freshman guard Jaymon Mason, a General McLane graduate, was named PSAC West freshman of the week, while Gannon senior guard Adam Blazek was selected as the PSAC West player of the week. Meanwhile, Villa Maria…

Prep grad Greenawalt closes solid freshman year with Colgate


   November 24, 2014 11:51 am

Cathedral Prep graduate Alex Greenawalt turned in a strong final game to a solid freshman season as Colgate closed with a win Saturday. Greenawalt led the Raiders with four receptions and had 59 yards receiving as Colgate beat Bucknell 21-6 in Lewisburg. The 6-foot 3-inch 200-pound wide receiver had a big third quarter to help the Raiders…

Prep grad Oduho scores TD in final game with Duquesne

Noel Oduho

   November 24, 2014 8:23 am

  Cathedral Prep graduate Noel Oduho closed his college career with a touchdown in his final game with Duquesne. His 4-yard touchdown reception in the first quarter opened the scoring in the Dukes’ season-ending 22-0 victory over rival Robert Morris on Saturday. It was the 6-foot 4-inch wide receiver’s only touchdown of the game, but…

Jones leads Edinboro run to regional title

   November 23, 2014 12:07 am

Consider it a warm-up for nationals. The Edinboro women’s cross country team successfully defended its Division II Atlantic Regional title Saturday in Slippery Rock. The Fighting Scots’ Kasey Jones won the 6K race on a snowy Cooper’s Lake Campground course with a time of 22 minutes, 3.2 seconds — more than 30 seconds ahead of…