Oil City grad Koyack on Mackey Award midseason watch list

   October 13, 2014 9:47 pm    0

Oil City graduate Ben Koyack, a senior tight end at Notre Dame, has been named to the John Mackey Award midseason watch list. The 6-foot 5-inch, 254-pound Koyack was among 40 players on preseason watch list for the Mackey Award, which is awarded annually to college football’s top tight end. He is one of 33…


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Prep grad Greenawalt gets 100 receiving yards, TD in Colgate win


   October 11, 2014 5:46 pm    0

Cathedral Prep grad Alex Greenawalt had his first collegiate 100-yard receiving game today as he helped Colgate overcome two early 16-point deficits to defeat Princeton 31-30 at Crown Field in Hamilton, N.Y. Greenawalt, a true freshman, had five receptions for a game-high 103 yards. He also had a 24-yard TD catch late in the second quarter…


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McDowell grad Zabrosky claims ECAC golf honor for Seton Hall

   October 11, 2014 11:41 am    0

McDowell graduate Karlie Zabrosky, a junior at Seton Hall, was named ECAC Division I women’s co-golfer of the month for September. She turned in two top-five finishes in her first three fall tournaments, including a career-best third-place effort in an 89-player field at the Yale Intercollegiate on Sept. 26-28. In that tournament, she shot rounds…


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Poll: Which team will win Mercyhurst-Gannon football showdown?

   October 10, 2014 8:18 am    0

The records would suggest that the Gannon football team is a strong favorite Saturday when it hosts archrival Mercyhurst at Gannon University Field. Gannon, after all, is 4-1 overall and 3-1 in the PSAC. Mercyhurst is 1-4 and 1-3. However, the game appears to be a closer matchup with a little analysis. (Here’s a link…


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Gannon, Edinboro, Mercyhurst set for intriguing matchups

   October 9, 2014 10:37 am    0

Several intriguing PSAC West football matchups featuring area teams will take place during a busy upcoming 12-day period. Here’s the list: Saturday: Mercyhurst at Gannon, noon Saturday: Edinboro at Clarion, 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16: Gannon at Edinboro, 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 18: Mercyhurst vs. Slippery Rock,  1 p.m., at Michigan Stadium, Ann Arbor, Mich….


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Mercyhurst Prep grad Malone among AMCC All-Academic honorees

   October 9, 2014 12:50 am    0

Mercyhurst Prep graduate Anthony Malone was one of 89 D’Youville College student-athletes named to the AMCC All-Academic Team. Malone, a 5-foot 9-inch sophomore guard on the basketball team, also was one of 56 Spartans to be honored with an Individual Peak Performer award for having a GPA of 3.5 or above. Malone earned the distinction…


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Edinboro’s Hayes proposes after football game

   October 8, 2014 12:45 am    0




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Prep grad Greenawalt makes first TD reception with Colgate


   October 4, 2014 2:35 pm    0

Cathedral Prep graduate Alex Greenawalt, a true freshman for Colgate, scored his first collegiate touchdown today in the Raiders’ 20-17 win over Holy Cross. Greenawalt, a 6-foot 3-inch, 200-pound wide receiver, caught a 14-yard scoring pass from Jake Melville with 4 seconds left in the second quarter to help the Raiders pull within 17-13 of…


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Pitt, Conner set to face tough Virginia rushing defense

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   October 4, 2014 12:13 pm    0

Pitt will try to stop a two-game losing streak today, but the Panthers and McDowell grad James Conner will have to overcome a tough Virginia rushing defense first. The Cavaliers are No. 10 among major-college teams against the run, giving up an average of 86.6 yards per game. They will try to shut down the…


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Gannon goes for 1st place; Edinboro, Mercyhurst seek 1st wins

   October 4, 2014 10:18 am    0

The Gannon football team faces a crucial midseason game tonight when the unbeaten Golden Knights (4-0 overall, 3-0 PSAC West) visit No. 14-ranked Slippery Rock (4-0, 3-0). Both teams have running backs who rank among the top five nationally in Division II. Meanwhile, both Edinboro (0-3, 0-4) and Mercyhurst (0-4, 0-3) will seek their first…


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