Toran’s advice to Mercyhurst — No need to call Gannon for help

   November 3, 2012 12:16 am

Maleek Toran knows what it feels like to be in Mercyhurst’s shoes. He was a true freshman in 2009 at Edinboro when the Scots needed Gannon to help them get in the NCAA Division II playoffs. In the final regular-season game, the Knights beat Bloomsburg in overtime, 10-7, to open the  door for Edinboro to…

Edinboro prepared for 2012 season opener at No. 19 Bloomsburg

   September 6, 2012 10:21 pm

After having an extra week to prepare for the 2012 season, Edinboro University will play its opener Saturday at No. 19-ranked Bloomsburg. Out of the PSAC West, the Scots are playing an PSAC East power in Bloomsburg, which opened its season with a 44-28 win at Stonehill College.

Iowa LB lands in Edinboro…

   August 16, 2012 12:19 pm

Former University of Iowa linebacker Bruce Davis will play for Edinboro this season, Scots coach Scott Browning confirmed this morning. Edinboro opens the season Sept. 8 at PSAC East power Bloomsburg. Last season, Iowa coach Kirk Ferentz said Davis, an Cleveland, Ohio, native left the Hawkeyes last season for “personal reasons” three games into the 2011 season. Davis, who…

D-II Atlantic Regional women’s basketball tournament guide

   March 9, 2012 11:58 am

Get all the basics in one place — rosters, game notes, season results, videos and more — for the eight teams competing in the Division II Women’s Basketball Atlantic Regional at Edinboro: No. 3 Edinboro No. 21 Indiana (Pa.) No. 22 Gannon No. 25 Bloomsburg West Chester Johnson C. Smith Shaw West Virginia Wesleyan Get…

Duane Rankin: PSAC loser may miss national playoffs…

   November 11, 2011 1:47 am

This is the deal. The winner of Saturday’s PSAC title game between Slippery Rock (8-2) and Kutztown (9-1) will likely make the NCAA Division II playoffs. The loser? Uh oh. In the past three years since the PSAC reinstated the championship game, the winner and loser has made it to the playoffs, but the odds…

A wild Week 10 in the PSAC….

   November 5, 2011 11:12 pm

What a day of college football in the PSAC. Here are some highlights from the games. Biggest upset: Gannon stuns No. 14-ranked Slippery Rock, 33-27. The Knights had just three wins, but got four touchdown passes from redshift freshman Daniel Tapscott and forced five turnovers to knock off the Rock (8-2, 6-1). The Rock will…

Kutztown reaches PSAC title game…

   November 5, 2011 3:38 pm

It’s official. After barreling over No. 12 Bloomsburg (8-2, 5-2 PSAC East) by a 52-14 score today, No. 13 Kutztown (9-1, 6-1 PSAC East) has reached the PSAC title game. The Golden Bears will play host to No. 14 Slippery Rock (8-2, 6-1 PSAC West) in next week’s conference championship game. Since Gannon was scheduled…

Q&A: Rob Stoner talks Senior Day, senority and California (Pa.)

   November 4, 2011 5:59 pm

In a continuing series of Q&As with local players who are playing area college football, Duane Rankin caught up with Edinboro senior left guard Rob Stoner to talk about several topics. A General McLane graduate, Stoner has returned from a season-ending back injury in the 2010 opener to start every game this season. The 6-foot,…

Slippery Rock punches ticket to PSAC title game…

   October 29, 2011 7:01 pm

Slippery Rock earned a spot in the PSAC title game after edging Mercyhurst College, 28-21, today at home. The No. 18-ranked Rock (8-1, 6-0) will close out PSAC West play next week at Gannon (3-6, 2-4), which lost at Clarion (2-7, 2-4) by the same score today. The irony of it all is the Rock…

IUP heading to Erie for showdown with Mercyhurst College…

   October 6, 2011 2:36 pm

Coming off a 19-0 PSAC West win against No. 25-ranked Edinboro, Indiana (Pa.) will play Saturday at Mercyhurst College, the 2010 PSAC champions. Last season, the Lakers won at IUP, 28-27. Below are highlights of IUP’s PSAC West win against the Scots (4-1, 1-1), who were ranked 18th in the AFCA Division II Top 25…