Former District 10 players on Division II, III football rosters

   August 23, 2014 9:45 am    0

Here’s a list of former District 10 football players who are currently on rosters for college teams in Division II, Division III and the NAIA. (Bradford and DuBois are included because both teams play District 10 schedules.) The list will be printed in the Erie Times-News next week, and the sports department is seeking readers’ help. …

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 5

Art Baker, at Academy in 1957

   August 23, 2014 7:30 am    0

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 5 days remaining until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 5 That’s the number of yards per carry that Erie great Art Baker averaged for the Syracuse football team during the 1959 national championship season. Actually,…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 6

Mike McCoy in 2013

   August 22, 2014 7:30 am    1

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 6 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 6 Erie’s Mike McCoy placed 6th in the 1969 Heisman Trophy race as a senior at Notre Dame despite playing on the defensive line. McCoy, a hulking 6-foot…

 

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Mark your calenders for these area PSAC women’s basketball games

   August 21, 2014 2:53 pm    0

Gannon released its women’s basketball schedule this week, providing a glimpse of some great local PSAC matchups this winter. Rivalry games against Mercyhurst and Edinboro are always a big draw. The Knights visit Mercyhurst on Nov. 22 (1 p.m. tip-off) and host the Lakers in the annual Pink Zone doubleheader on Jan. 31. Gannon hosts…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 7

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   August 21, 2014 7:30 am    1

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 7 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 7 That’s the number of touchdown receptions that Erie native and former Purdue great Bernie Flowers scored with the Boilermakers during the 1952 season. He was a…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 8

Woody Thompson, in 1970s

   August 20, 2014 7:30 am    1

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 8 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 8 That’s the number of touchdowns that Erie’s Woody Thompson scored to lead the University of Miami in 1973. After starring for the East High School football team,…

 

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Preseason all-ACC team is ridiculously good

   August 19, 2014 10:02 am    0

How good is the Atlantic Coast Conference’s preseason all-star team? Consider these facts: 1. The team features the returning Heisman Trophy winner in Florida State’s Jameis Winston and arguably the top returning defensive player in the country in Clemson defensive end Vic Beasley. 2. Pitt receiver Tyler Boyd had 85 receptions as a freshman in 2013 and…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 9

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   August 19, 2014 7:30 am    1

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 9 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 9 The Clemson football team ranked 24th in scoring defense (22.2 yards per game) and 25th in total defense (356.7 yards per game), but the Tigers specialized…

 

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Prep grad Terry has another strong scrimmage for MSU

Damion Terry

   August 18, 2014 7:41 pm    1

Cathedral Prep graduate Damion Terry turned in his second consecutive strong performance in a scrimmage with Michigan State on Saturday. Terry, a redshirt freshman quarterback, completed 6-of-7 pass attempts for 105 yards and two touchdowns, but the Spartans’ defense beat the offense 33-28. Terry’s TD strikes covered 16 yards to Monty Madaris and 33 yards to Dylan…

 

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Countdown to Kickoff for college football: 10

   August 18, 2014 7:30 am    1

College Kickoff Countdown is a daily series on the On Campus blog. There are now 10 days until the opening day of the 2014 season. Number of the day: 10 Eleven days ago, College Kickoff Countdown addressed the Navy football team’s remarkable discipline in 2013, noting that the Midshipmen averaged 21.69 penalty yards per game. Today, the…

 

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