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

By | November 3, 2012 12:16 am | 0 Comments

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…

 

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Mercyhurst at Edinboro: Part I — “The Block”

By | October 25, 2012 12:07 am | 0 Comments

“Our season was on the line. I told Adam Brown I was going to get this.” — Theo Hall. Oct. 23, 2008: Mercyhurst 24, Edinboro 21 “Probably the toughest loss of my career.” — Trevor Harris EDINBORO — Four years ago, Mercyhurst joined the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference where Edinboro was an established power. “Edinboro…

 

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Jones tallying up the tackles in final season at Gannon

By | October 17, 2012 9:56 am | 0 Comments

Ashton Jones came into his senior year at Gannon with 17 total tackles in his two seasons there after a year at Erie Community College in New York. This season, the Erie native and Strong Vincent High graduate has 18 solo tackles alone. “It’s just reassurance that I’m able to play,” Jones said.  “My number…

 

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Caliste the latest of the injured for Gannon

By | October 13, 2012 11:22 pm | 0 Comments

Justin Caliste saw daylight once again. Then he was down — and out. The electrifying Gannon sophomore returner had already returned a punt for a touchdown in Saturday’s game against rival Mercyhurst that knotted it at 14-14 in the second quarter. Then early in the third quarter with his team down 31-14, Caliste went down…

 

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Sweet redemption for Vendemia, Robinson

By | October 13, 2012 10:42 pm | 0 Comments

Last season, Anthony Vendemia and Linnell Robinson had games against Gannon they’d like to forget. A year later, they were part of a victory they’ll never forget. Vendemia, a junior quarterback, and Robinson, a senior cornerback, were instrumental in Mercyhurst’s 38-29 win against the Knights today at Gannon University Field. “The other victories in the…

 

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Tough break for Connors-McChristian

By | October 13, 2012 9:50 pm | 0 Comments

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…

 

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Mercyhurst vs. Gannon: Game on

By | October 13, 2012 4:20 am | 0 Comments

Mercyhurst travels to Gannon for today’s PSAC West showdown against the rival Knights at noon. Check out players and coaches from both sides talk about this heated rivalry.

 

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The Romantic Era know all about the Gannon-Mercyhurst rivalry

By | October 12, 2012 11:36 pm | 0 Comments

The Romantic Era band members Connor Kimball, Bryant Kimball, Colin Kimball, Parris Williams and Ben Griffith have all played in the rivalry game between Gannon University and Mercyhurst University. Earlier this week, the band members talked about what it was like the play in the rivalry and gave predictions for Saturday’s noon game between the…

 

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Vendemia looking to avenge last year’s loss to rival Gannon

By | October 11, 2012 2:37 am | 0 Comments

Mercyhurst  junior quarterback Anthony Vendemia will look to lead the Lakers to a win against PSAC West rival Gannon on Saturday at noon at Gannon University Field. A reserve last season, Vendemia replaced injured starter Travis Rearick in last season’s stunning 30-27 loss to the Knights.

 

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Toran to get start in place of Jackson for IUP game…

By | October 11, 2012 2:12 am | 0 Comments

EDINBORO – Earlier this week, Edinboro coach Scott Browning said he’ll start Erie native Maleek Toran for Saturday’s key PSAC West game against No. 22-ranked IUP (5-1, 2-1). A Central Tech graduate, Toran will replace junior cornerback James Jackson, who is serving  one-game suspension after getting ejected from last week’s 44-24 loss to Gannon. “Right…

 

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