Cathedral Prep grad Piotrowicz returns to Erie with IUP

   January 10, 2014 5:20 pm

Erie’s Steve Piotrowicz returns to his hometown twice during the next five days as the second assistant to Indiana (Pa.) men’s basketball coach Joe Lombardi. Piotrowicz is a Cathedral Prep grad who played a year at Penn State Behrend, then three seasons (2009-2012) as a point guard at Gannon. He will be on the bench…

On Campus notebook: Glowacki caps successful swimming career

   June 2, 2013 7:00 am

Cathedral Prep graduate Joe Glowacki recently finished a successful college swimming career at the University of Connecticut. Glowacki, who graduated cum laude with a 4.0 grade-point average in his final semester, was a team captain and four-time member of the Big East All-Academic Team. The butterfly specialist, a state medalist in high school, made the top 16 in…

“Bittersweet” return home for Satterfield

   September 24, 2012 5:45 pm

Mercyhurst’s 38-23 PSAC West win against Slippery Rock was more than just a homecoming win for the Lakers. It was Akeem Satterfield’s his final college game in his hometown. An Erie native, Satterfield ran for 90 yards for the Rock in the loss. Satterfield, who played for Cathedral Prep, is one of four players from…

Rush on Penn State situation: “In complete shock and disbelief.”

   November 8, 2011 11:09 pm

Earlier today, Duane Rankin caught up with former Penn State player Charles Rush (2001-05), an Erie native and Cathedral Prep graduate, and asked him about the Penn State situation involving former assistant Jerry Sandusky. Sandusky has been indicted on charges of sexually abusing eight boys over 15 years. “I’d say I’m just I’m in complete…

Gannon falls to IUP, 35-7…

   October 22, 2011 3:15 pm

Gannon dropped to 3-5 after losing, 35-7, at Indiana (Pa.) today. The Knights had beaten the Crimson Hawks the past two seasons. Gannon (3-5, 2-3 PSAC West) has already matched its loss total from a season. Gannon has finished 6-5 the last two seasons. Next week, the Knights play at Clarion before closing out PSAC…

Area talents Skelton, Nickson shine in Rock-‘Boro classic….

   October 8, 2011 9:50 pm

Area talents Ryan Skelton and Jayson Nickson shined in Slippery Rock’s 24-23 win at No. 25-ranked Edinboro today. Skelton, a senior linebacker at Edinboro who starred at General McLane High, had game-high 11 tackles  with 9 being solo stops. Skelton had a sack, three tackles for loss, a forced fumble, fumble recovery and a blocked…

Kicked away from Caliste…

   September 24, 2011 6:28 pm

Edinboro did the right thing regarding Justin Caliste: Kick away from that young man. The No. 19-ranked Scots (4-0, 1-0 PSAC West) didn’t allow Gannon’s impact true freshman to dictate their game today against the Knights (1-3, 0-1 PSAC West) and that helped them prevail, 27-0, at Gannon University Field. Caliste, who has three returns…

Q&A: Donny Mallin talks learning, Edinboro and state troopers…

   September 23, 2011 5:14 pm

In a continuing series of Q&As with local players who are playing local college football, Duane Rankin caught up with Gannon junior tight end Donny Mallin to talk about a variety of topics. A Cathedral Prep graduate, Mallin caught his first carer touchdown for Gannon two weeks ago against Shippensburg. He’s been playing behind senior…

IUP-Slippery Rock game has Erie flavor…

   September 22, 2011 4:39 pm

Saturday’s 7 p.m. Indiana (Pa.)-Slippery Rock game at Mihalik-Thompson Field in Slippery Rock will feature key players from Erie. For the Rock (2-1), junior tailback Akeem Satterfield, a Cathedral Prep graduate, has 286 yards rushing and five touchdowns this season. Senior safety Jayson Nickson, an Mercyhurst Prep graduate, has eight total tackles and an interception return…