On Campus

Fairview grad Tallmadge named to all-star soccer team

   December 30, 2014 3:50 pm

Fairview graduate Emily Tallmadge is one of six Baldwin Wallace soccer players named to the Ohio Soccer Coaches Association all-Ohio NCAA Division III team for the 2014 season. Tallmadge, a junior goaltender, was named to the third team and made the all-Ohio Athletic Conference team for the second straight season, as well. She also made…

Poll: How do you feel about Pitt’s hiring of Narduzzi as football coach?

   December 30, 2014 10:59 am

With Paul Chryst’s departure to Wisconsin, Pitt has hired Pat Narduzzi after a run of four coaches in four seasons. The former Michigan State defensive coordinator is considered a tough coach. He will take over a young Panthers team that includes star offensive players in running back James Conner and wide receiver Tyler Boyd. With that…

Villa Maria grad Mifsud makes impact for Holy Cross

Lisa Mifsud

   December 28, 2014 1:28 pm

Villa Maria graduate Lisa Mifsud scored 14 points and had seven assists Monday as Holy Cross beat UMass-Lowell 78-63. Mifsud, a 5-foot 7-inch junior guard, also had four rebounds, as she helped the Crusaders improve to 3-8 after they opened the season with six straight losses. Mifsud has started all 11 games for Holy Cross…

D-10 grads help Behrend start season unbeaten

   December 28, 2014 12:13 am

The Penn State Behrend men’s basketball team will look to extend its season-opening unbeaten streak when the Lions (7-0) play in the Staten Island Tournament on Sunday and Monday. Behrend will take on William Paterson (7-2) in the first round and will follow with a Monday game against either Misericordia (7-2) 
or Staten Island (4-3). Watch the tournament’s games…

Dudas contributes to Penn State bowl victory

   December 27, 2014 11:43 pm

Penn State had a memorable finish in its return to the bowl scene Saturday, beating Boston College 31-30 in overtime of the Pinstripe Bowl at Yankee Stadium. Sam Ficken, who sent the game to OT with a 45-yard field goal with 20 seconds left in regulation, kicked the winning extra point following a touchdown pass by Christian Hackenberg. BC…

Erie’s Stamp, Brooks help IUP women to perfect start

Lindsay Stamp

   December 27, 2014 3:35 pm

Mercyhurst Prep grad Lindsay Stamp has enjoyed a strong start to the season while leading Indiana to a 10-0 record. The 5-foot 10-inch senior guard leads the PSAC in scoring with an average of 19.5 points per game. She also is averaging 7.2 rebounds and 2.3 assists per game. Stamp has had six 20-point efforts…

Erie area football players teams’ set for upcoming bowl games

James Conner

   December 20, 2014 4:18 pm

Bowl season opens today, and here’s a look at the Erie area players whose teams will be in bowl games during the next two weeks (by order of appearance. PENN STATE, DEC. 27: Girard graduate Jordan Dudas and Cathedral Prep grad Billy Fessler are both members of a Nittany Lions team that will face Boston…

Villa grad McBride enjoys solid start to Indiana basketball season

Karlee McBride

   December 20, 2014 10:24 am

Villa Maria graduate Karlee McBride is off to a strong start during her sophomore season with the Indiana basketball team. She is scoring 8 points per game while averaging 12.8 minutes per game off the bench going into today’s game at Oakland. The 5-foot 10-inch guard was shooting 51.8 percent (29-of-56) from the field and…

Ben Swank top assistant at No. 1 Florida Southern

   December 19, 2014 12:33 am

Ben Swank, son of Edinboro women’s basketball coach Stan Swank, has moved up the collegiate coaching ladder in his second year at Division II Florida Southern, ranked No. 1 in the country. 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…