“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…

Mercyhurst gearing up for showdown against Slippery Rock

   September 21, 2012 10:36 am

Riding a two-game winning streak, Mercyhurst takes on Slippery Rock in an PSAC West game Saturday at 1 p.m. at Tullio Field. The Lakers (2-1, 1-0) lost 28-21 to the Rock (2-1, 1-0) last season.

Notre Dame College (Ohio) season preview

   August 29, 2012 9:10 pm

Mercyhurst opens the 2012 season on Thursday night against Notre Dame College (Ohio) at 7 p.m. at Korb Field in Lyndhurst, Ohio. The Lakers edged the Falcons, 24-23, in overtime last season. This is just Notre Dame College’s third season of football.

First-year Gannon coach has connection with Lake Erie’s McNellie

   August 28, 2012 11:17 pm

First-year Gannon University coach Brad Rzyczycki talks about his relationship with Lake Erie College coach Mark McNellie before the Knights play the Storm on Thursday night at Gannon University Field. A Mercyhurst graduate, Rzyczycki played when McNellie was an assistant for the Lakers.

Bruner returning to home state for Mercyhurst season opener

   August 28, 2012 11:05 pm

Mercyhurst senior receiver Paris Bruner will return to his home state of Ohio for Thursday’s season opener against Notre Dame College (Ohio). The top returning receiver for the Lakers, Bruner is from Warren, which is less than 50 miles from Lyndhurst where the game will be played at Korb Field.

Mercyhurst gearing up for 2012 season opener

   August 28, 2012 10:05 pm

Mercyhurst Lakers football players L.J. Stevens, Anthony Vendemia, Paris Bruner, Steve Reinhardt of Bradford and head coach Marty Schaetzle talk about their season opener Thursday night at Notre Dame College (Ohio).

Mercyhurst players, coach talk PSAC West preseason poll

   August 6, 2012 7:09 pm

Mercyhurst seniors Linnell Robinson, Kevin Poropat and head coach Marty Schaetzle talk about the Lakers being picked to finish fifth in the PSAC West at today’s PSAC West media day in Slippery Rock.

Brotherly love: Bryant and Colin Kimball…

   November 27, 2011 1:42 am

Erie Times-News reporter Duane Rankin caught up with Bryant and Colin Kimball to discuss a variety of topics. From Erie, Bryant Kimball is a senior safety at Mercyhurst College while Colin Kimball is a true freshman cornerback for the Lakers.

Call of the youngest Wild…

   November 26, 2011 11:00 pm

Garrett Wild saw something. Thank goodness he was right. When the Mercyhurst College true freshman linebacker called a fake punt against city rival Gannon this season, his older brother, Ian Wild, was the long snapper. The youngest Wild, who was the up man on the play,  took the snap and completed a 31-yard pass to…

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…