Tough break for Connors-McChristian

   October 13, 2012 9:50 pm

The injury bug continues to bite Khayree Connors-McChristian. The Gannon senior safety missed today’s rivalry game against Mercyhurst after breaking two bones in his lower left leg at Wednesday’s practice. The Lakers won 38-29. “I broke my fibula and tibia,” he said at today’s game. “I’m done.” Connors-McChristian was a medical redshirt in 2010 after…

Astorino on Paterno resigning: “It was tough to hear.”

   November 9, 2011 12:47 pm

Today, Penn State senior safety Drew Astorino, an General McLane graduate, had a media conference call and talked about Joe Paterno resigning today. Paterno had a team meeting with the players at 11 a.m. today to tell them he’s resigning at the end of the season. “He just told us he put in a letter…

Edinboro’s O-line paving way for offense…

   October 21, 2011 10:36 pm

If experience is the greatest teacher, then the Edinboro offensive line is very well schooled. Led by senior left guard Rob Stoner, the unit has paved the way for Edinboro to rank sixth in the PSAC in rushing offense this season. “It’s all experience,” said Stoner, a General McLane graduate who came back from a…

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 tacklesĀ  with 9 being solo stops. Skelton had a sack, three tackles for loss, a forced fumble, fumble recovery and a blocked…

Wickline, O’Neill trade places in Edinboro-Slippery Rock rivalry…

   October 7, 2011 9:13 pm

They’re still on opposite ends. Sophomore Kellen O’Neill was once at Slippery Rock, but transferred to Edinboro. Senior Jake Wickline was once at Edinboro, but transferred to Slippery Rock. According to Rock coach George Mihalik, it will not have any bearing of what takes place between these PSAC West rival schools Saturday at Sox Harrison…

Astorino previews Penn State-Iowa game…

   October 7, 2011 8:19 pm

Here’s Penn State senior safety Drew Astorino, an General McLane graduate, giving a preview of Saturday’s Big Ten home opener against Iowa at Beaver Stadium. Check out the McLane T-shirt he’s sporting. Astorino has made 20 total tackles this season for the Nittany Lions (4-1, 1-0 Big Ten).

Q&A: Shawn Walker talks his career, basketball and teamwork…

   September 16, 2011 8:29 am

At 6-foot-4, 247 pounds, Shawn Walker looks like an NFL tight end. Coming out of General McLane High, he was recruited like he could become one as several Division I schools wanted him. Walker was an all-state player in two sports when the Lancers won the 2006 PIAA Class AAA football title and 2007 PIAA…

Edinboro’s little big man on a sack tear….

   September 14, 2011 6:49 pm

Ryan Skelton is always around the ball, but you rarely see him until he’s making a tackle or sack. That’s because he’s 5 feet, 8 inches tall and weighs 190 pounds. “You can’t see me,” said Skelton with a laugh. “You can’t see me.” Now Edinboro is listing Skelton as that height and weight. Check…

Sharing laughs with Edinboro senior Ryan Skelton

   September 3, 2011 12:48 am

A starter at linebacker, Edinboro senior Ryan Skelton is the top returning tackler for the Scots. His 75 total stops last season was second to his older brother, Dan. So Erie Times-News reporter Duane Rankin caught up with the General McLane graduate and talked with him about a variety of topics that included what actor…

Astorino talks Penn State camp

   August 16, 2011 5:26 pm

Here’s former General McLane star and Penn State senior safety Drew Astorino talking on a day off from practice for the Nittany Lions. Last season, Astorino made a career-high 70 total tackles with 38 being solo stops, which was also a personal best for him in a season. For his career, the 5-foot 10-inch, 202-pound…