Former D-10 track athletes have impressive indoor efforts

   January 24, 2015 1:27 am

Several former District 10 athletes recorded impressive performances Friday night at the Youngstown State Invitational at the Watson and Tressel Training Site. The meet included Division I, II and III schools. Thiel senior Nic Jones, a Franklin graduate, placed second in the high jump with a leap of 6 feet, 8.25 inches. Jones’ teammate, senior…

Ex-District 10 girls doing well in PSAC hoops

   January 16, 2015 8:40 pm

Former District 10 players are continuing to have  strong seasons in PSAC West women’s basketball after the games on Wednesday, Jan. 14. Leading the way are PSAC scoring leader Lindsay Stamp of Indiana, Pa., Mercyhurst scoring leader Adrienne Kloecker and Slippery Rock scoring and rebound leader D’Asia Chambers. Stamp, a 5-10 senior guard from Mercyhurst…

Gannon men have difficult Atlantic Region schedule

   January 13, 2015 8:41 pm

Their 19-9 record against one of the most difficult schedules in the PSAC and NCAA Division II Atlantic Region helped Gannon earn a berth in the D-II tournament in the 2013-14 season, the Knights edging Charleston and losing to PSAC champion and host East Stroudsburg in the Atlantic Regional won by West Liberty State. As…

Lakers loving spoonful of success with 7-4 year

   October 22, 2014 5:53 pm

The Mercyhurst football team started this season at 0-4, smashed  by Indiana, Pa. 41-7 to punctuate the dismal streak. Coach Marty Schaetzle discovered a source of inspiration, an oversized 4-foot  spoon, which the Lakers  rallied behind in impressively by winning their last seven games to finish at 7-4 and have the best record against PSAC…

On Campus notebook: Samluk, Cosgrove excel in softball

   May 11, 2014 7:00 am

McDowell graduates Ashley Samluk and Brenna Cosgrove had standout softball seasons in the PSAC. Both made the all-conference first team this week. Samluk, a sophomore at Slippery Rock, was named the PSAC West Division’s top third baseman. Cosgrove, a senior at Edinboro, was one of three first-team outfielders. Samluk had 21 RBIs and led the…

Recap: Slippery Rock 38, Edinboro 31 (OT)

   October 25, 2012 10:02 am

Last week, Slippery Rock edged Edinboro, 38-31, in overtime. Here’s a video interview with Rock head coach George Mihalik after the game. The Scots (3-4, 2-3) play PSAC West rival Mercyhurst (6-2, 4-1) Saturday at noon while Slippery Rock (4-4, 3-2) plays at No. 13-ranked California (Pa.) (7-1, 5-0).

Mihalik: “We don’t need any symbol” to remind Rock about Edinboro

   October 18, 2012 9:55 am

It’s as plain as day. To remind its players the importance of beating Slippery Rock, Edinboro has been placing a sizable rock painted green on display in its football office for years. Slippery Rock’s school colors are green and white. The Scots face this PSAC West rival Saturday at 2 p.m. at Mihalik-Thompson Stadium in…

Height kept Rock from eclipsing Vick, Cam and RGIII

   September 24, 2012 6:29 pm

Cam. RGIII. Vick. Vlad. Vlad? If only he was taller. Junior receiver Vladmir Rock was the hit of Mercyhurst’s 38-23 PSAC West win last week against Slippery Rock for completing a 41-yard pass to Paris Bruner on a trick play. “I give it a 10,” said Bruner, a senior. “It was a good throw. He…

“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.