Coffman to be inducted into Grove City Men’s Soccer Hall of Fame

Sam Coffman

   September 4, 2014 1:12 am    1

McDowell assistant girls soccer coach Sam Coffman will be inducted into the Grove City College Men’s Soccer Hall of Fame during the Wolverines’ homecoming weekend Oct. 4. Coffman, who graduated from Grove City in 2002, earned letters all four seasons at stopper. He made first team all-Presidents’ Athletic Conference in 1999 and 2001, while claiming…

 

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Gannon graduate Newby to play in Canada pro league

   September 4, 2014 12:46 am    0

Former Gannon point guard Jabs Newby was picked in the first round, second overall, by the Saint John Mill Rats in the National Basketball League of Canada draft on Aug. 24. Newby, who graduated in the spring with a bachelor’s degree in sports management, was a two-year letter winner at Gannon after transferring from Division…

 

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Former CV star Casey Baker joins Edinboro hoops

   September 4, 2014 12:38 am    0

Casey Baker, who starred at Conneaut Valley and scored 2,073 points for the school that is now part of Conneaut High School, has transferred to Edinboro after playing three seasons at Division II Urbana. The 6-5 Baker, a senior, was the leading rebounder for the Blue Knights, averaging 9.0 boards. He also averaged 11.7 points,…

 

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Gannon announces hoops 2014 recruits

   September 4, 2014 12:18 am    0

Gannon has announced the five basketball recruits for the 2014 season. The newcomers for coach John Reilly’s club that went 20-10 and advanced to the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional in 2014 include Tony Boykins (Kalamazoo, Mich.), a 6-3 guard who transferred from Owens Community College in Toledo, Ohio, and was captain of the 25-6…

 

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Area players compete for playing time with Edinboro

   September 3, 2014 11:05 am    1

The three area NCAA Division II football teams are set to kick off their seasons this week. Edinboro will open Thursday, followed by Gannon and Mercyhurst on Saturday. Here’s a look at some of the former District 10 players who are on the Edinboro two-deep depth chart: (Depth chart might be subject to change.) A total…

 

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ACC doesn’t think it’s too early to mention Conner in Heisman race

James Conner

   September 2, 2014 3:50 pm    0

It’s just one game, and he faced a Football Championship Subdivision team, but already the ACC website is mentioning Pitt’s James Conner as a possible Heisman Trophy candidate. Conner, a 6-foot 2-inch, 250-pound sophomore running back from McDowell, rushed for 153 yards and four touchdowns in about one half of the Panthers’ opening 62-0 win…

 

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Several area players on Mercyhurst’s two-deep depth chart

Jake Green 2

   September 2, 2014 8:40 am    3

  The three area NCAA Division II football teams are set to kick off their seasons this week. Edinboro will open Thursday, followed by Gannon and Mercyhurst on Saturday. Here’s a look at some of the former District 10 players who are on the Mercyhurst two-deep depth chart. (Depth chart subject to change before game day.) Led by…

 

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Eastern Michigan players use sledgehammers to smash wall

   September 1, 2014 7:15 pm    0

The Eastern Michigan football team used a unique stunt to fire up its players and fans before the Eagles’ season opener against Morgan State. Several Eastern Michigan players used sledgehammers to knock down a cinder-block wall before their teammates ran out of the tunnel Saturday at Rynearson Stadium in Ypsilanti, Mich. Knocking down the wall took a…

 

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Gannon features area players on two-deep depth chart

Alex Davis, Gannon senior OL

   September 1, 2014 8:56 am    1

The three area NCAA Division II football teams are set to kick off their seasons this week. Edinboro will open Thursday, followed by Gannon and Mercyhurst on Saturday. Here’s a look at former District 10 players who are on the Gannon two-deep depth chart. (Depth chart might change by game day): Former Strong Vincent standout Alex Davis…

 

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Conner’s big half leads area major-college football players

   August 31, 2014 10:17 am    0

As he did all last season, McDowell graduate James Conner led a group of District 10 graduates at the Football Bowl Subdivision level this weekend. Conner, a 6-foot 2-inch, 250-pound sophomore rushed for 153 yards and four touchdowns during the first half of Pitt’s 62-0 victory over Delaware. Conner was expected to see time at defensive…

 

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