Villa Maria grad McBride to attend WNBA Draft on Monday

By | April 11, 2014 4:09 pm | 1 Comment


Villa Maria graduate and Notre Dame basketball standout Kayla McBride will be one of 12 top players who will attend the WNBA Draft on Monday at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn. McBride completed her college career with the Fighting Irish on Tuesday night in a loss to UConn in the national championship game. However, McBride starred… View Article

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5 area athletes named to PSAC Winter Top 10

By | April 11, 2014 2:35 pm | 0 Comments


Five area athletes were named PSAC Winter Top 10 award winners. The PSAC Top 10 Awards recognizes student-athletes who excel in the classroom and in athletics. Mercyhurst wrestler Dylan D’Urso, Edinboro indoor track athlete Tabitha Bemis, Edinboro basketball player Valerie Majewski and Gannon basketball players Adam Blazek and Jen Papich were named to the Top… View Article

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Behrend to play in UVC playoffs Saturday

By | April 10, 2014 1:21 am | 0 Comments


The Penn State Behrend men’s volleyball team tied a program record with 15 wins this season. The Lions will attempt to add to that win total when they play in the United Volleyball Conference playoffs Saturday. The No. 7-seeded Lions (15-8, 5-6 UVC) will face No. 2 seed New Paltz (24-3, 6-2 UVC) in the quarterfinals… View Article

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Michigan State mourns loss of 8-year-old super fan

By | April 9, 2014 4:08 pm | 0 Comments


One of the endearing stories from the college basketball season was the friendship between Michigan State forward Adreian Payne and 8-year-old super fan Lacey Holsworth. Today, the Michigan State community received word that Lacey lost her battle with cancer. “She calls me her ‘Superman,’ but she’s the one who’s got the super strength,” Payne once… View Article

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Despite loss, McBride makes strong showing at Final Four

By | April 9, 2014 7:57 am | 0 Comments


It was not the ending that Kayla McBride wanted, but the Villa Maria graduate still made quite an impression at the Women’s Final Four this week. Powerful UConn (40-0) beat Notre Dame 79-58 Tuesday in Nashville, Tenn., to hand the Fighting Irish (37-1) their only loss of the season as McBride concluded her college career…. View Article

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Bentley’s Stevens named D-II coach of year

Barbara Stevens

By | April 8, 2014 11:20 pm | 0 Comments


Ten days after capturing the ultimate team honor as undefeated NCAA Division II national champions, Bentley University’s coach Barbara Stevens was named Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Coach of the Year at the  Awards Show Monday  in Nashville, Tenn. Bentley won the title with a pulsating comeback win over West Texas A&M. Battista, previously cited as… View Article

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Erie native Pagano makes all-rookie team

By | April 8, 2014 7:35 pm | 0 Comments


Erie native Jane Pagano, a freshman defender at Connecticut College, recently was named to the United States College Hockey Online All-Rookie Team. Pagano, who attended Tabor Academy in Marion, Mass., was a former Fort LeBoeuf High School student. Pagano was tied for the team lead with nine goals scored this past season. She ranked eighth among all New… View Article

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Villa Maria graduates pictured from college game

By | April 8, 2014 2:42 pm | 0 Comments


As Villa Maria graduate Kayla McBride prepares to lead Notre Dame against UConn tonight in a battle of unbeaten teams in the NCAA women’s basketball championship game, area residents are getting fired up. Lisa Roberts, a proud Villa Maria grad, sent the above screen grab from the ACC tournament game between Notre Dame and Duke. At… View Article

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Which team will win NCAA women’s title: ND or UConn?

By | April 6, 2014 11:12 pm | 0 Comments


The most anticipated game in women’s basketball history is set. Unbeaten Notre Dame (37-0) will take on unbeaten UConn (39-0) on Tuesday night for the NCAA title. It’s archrival vs. archrival. Kayla McBride vs. Breanna Stewart. Which team will win the showdown in Nashville? Vote now in the On Campus poll.  

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