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

   October 11, 2012 2:12 am

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…

“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…

Harden got his swagger back….

   December 2, 2011 1:34 am

Here’s a look at highlights of Ohio senior tailback Donte’ Harden, a fifth-year senior out of Strong Vincent High School in Erie, Pa., who will play in tonight’s Mid-American Conference title game against Northern Illinois (9-3) at Ford Field in Detroit. Leading the Bobcats (9-3) in rushing with 866 yards, Harden has four total touchdowns….

Duane Rankin’s Week 10 recap, Week 11 preview

   November 11, 2011 9:24 pm

Let us recap Week 10, shall we? No. 1 LSU (9-0, 6-0 SEC) at No. 4 Alabama (8-1, 5-1 SEC) Pregame rant: Doesn’t get any better than this. 1 vs. 2. The winner will put itself in great position to play in the BCS title game, but because both teams are in the SEC West,…

Gannon falls to IUP, 35-7…

   October 22, 2011 3:15 pm

Gannon dropped to 3-5 after losing, 35-7, at Indiana (Pa.) today. The Knights had beaten the Crimson Hawks the past two seasons. Gannon (3-5, 2-3 PSAC West) has already matched its loss total from a season. Gannon has finished 6-5 the last two seasons. Next week, the Knights play at Clarion before closing out PSAC…

Q&A: Andre Henderson talks big plays, his return and new coach…

   October 22, 2011 2:08 am

In a continuing series of Q&As with local players who are playing area college football, Duane Rankin caught up with Indiana (Pa.) senior strong safety Andre Henderson to talk about several topics. A Strong Vincent graduate, Henderson has returned from a serious right arm injury that cost him the 2010 season and is having a…

Got to award this guy something…

   October 6, 2011 3:35 pm

Mercyhurst College senior Ian Wild had some day last Saturday. He made 14 total tackles (11 solo stops), forced a fumble, blocked a punt that was returned for a touchdown, caught a touchdown pass and made a direct snap on a punt to the up man, his younger brother Garrett Wild, who threw a pass…

Edinboro tailback trio at it again….

   September 24, 2011 5:57 pm

Sophomores Drew Herrell, D’Andrea Vaughn and senior Brian Davis all had their moments in Edinboro’s 27-0 win at Gannon today. Herrell had a game-high 76 yards on 10 carries, Davis had 61 yards on 12 carries in mostly relief duty and Vaughn, who started the game, had 52 yards on 11 rushes. Together, they accounted…

IUP-Slippery Rock game has Erie flavor…

   September 22, 2011 4:39 pm

Saturday’s 7 p.m. Indiana (Pa.)-Slippery Rock game at Mihalik-Thompson Field in Slippery Rock will feature key players from Erie. For the Rock (2-1), junior tailback Akeem Satterfield, a Cathedral Prep graduate, has 286 yards rushing and five touchdowns this season. Senior safety Jayson Nickson, an Mercyhurst Prep graduate, has eight total tackles and an interception return…

Henderson, Rowan slated to start in IUP opener…

   September 7, 2011 1:48 pm

Erie natives Javon Rowan and Andre Henderson are both listed first on the depth chart for Indiana (Pa.) heading into Saturday’s opener against East Stroudsburg. Game is scheduled to start at 4 p.m. at IUP. The Warriors (1-0) won their season opener, 56-14, against Pace. Both seniors, Rowan is a wide receiver out of Cathedral…