General McLane grad Majewski makes impact with Edinboro

   January 9, 2014 1:54 pm

If anyone wondered whether General McLane grad Valerie Majewski would be an impact player with the Edinboro women’s basketball team after she transferred from Division I University at Buffalo, they got an emphatic answer Wednesday night. Majewski had a triple-double in the Fighting Scots’ 94-74 victory over Shippensburg at McComb Fieldhouse. She finished with 25…

Some area basketball games remain before new year

   December 27, 2013 3:28 pm

The area college basketball season gets back into full swing after the holiday break. However, there are a few games remaining on the docket before the new year. The Penn State Behrend women (1-6) play Gordon in the Land of Magic Tournament at Daytona Beach, Fla., Saturday at 8 p.m. The Lions then return to…

On Campus notebook: Behrend dominates in fall sports

   December 8, 2013 7:00 am

The Penn State Behrend fall sports teams set the bar high for the Lions’ future programs. The Lions made AMCC history by winning every fall championship, resulting in a commanding lead atop the Presidents Cup standings. The Lions are in first with 
67 points, followed by Penn State Altoona (451⁄2). Read about Behrend’s accomplishment and…

Gannon women top PSAC West preseason poll

   October 30, 2013 11:45 pm

The Gannon University women and the IUP men were selected No. 1 in the PSAC West basketball coaches polls announced Wednesday. The Lady Knights collected six first-place votes, with Edinboro picked second, and IUP and California tied for third. Mercyhurst was picked to finish seventh out of the nine teams. The Gannon women, a Division…

On Campus notebook: Football practice begins for major colleges

   August 4, 2013 7:00 am

Practices get under way for many Division I football programs this week, and several former area high school players will be participating in camps for the first time. Read about many of those players — including Quinn Thompson, Damion Terry, Delton Williams and others — and view the list of 2013 recruits in this week’s On…

Erie County recruits prepare for major-college camps to open

   August 2, 2013 11:04 am

Major-college football programs throughout the country are getting ready to open practice, and Erie County fans will pay attention to at least a couple camps outside of Pennsylvania. Connecticut will open practice today, which remains relevant in the Erie area because General McLane graduate Quinn Thompson heads into his first camp with the Huskies. This is…

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   May 26, 2013 7:00 am

Mercyhurst honored a pair of deserving senior athletes — volleyball standout Elyse Texido and basketball star Luis Leao – by recently naming them the Lakers’ Senior 
Female and Male Student-Athletes of the Year, respectively. Read more about the Lakers’ latest honorees in this week’s On Campus notebook. Also, the PSAC revealed its final Dixon Trophy standings for the…

Edinboro places 5th in race for Dixon Trophy

   May 22, 2013 1:54 pm

West Chester beat out Indiana (Pa.) to win the Dixon Trophy for the 2012-13 season. The award, given in each of the past 18 years to the PSAC’s top athletics program, is the first for West Chester. The Dixon Trophy is awarded to the PSAC school that accumulates the top score based on results of…

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   April 28, 2013 8:00 am

Edinboro’s Gary Kagiavas has been a driving force in the success of the Fighting Scots’ women’s soccer team. The longtime coach, who took the helm when the program began in 1996, has led Edinboro to three straight appearances in the PSAC playoffs and consecutive NCAA Division II tournament berths. Kagiavas earned a distinct honor Saturday night as he was named the Scots’…

Edinboro, Gannon make news with recent moves

   March 8, 2013 11:34 am

There’s been plenty of news out of Edinboro and Gannon the past few days. On Thursday, the biggest headline was the retirement of Greg Walcavich, Edinboro’s 24-year men’s basketball coach. He was a consistent winner for the Fighting Scots. Earlier in the week, Gannon announced it would build an indoor field house and renovate its…