QUINN LAW FIRM — Athlete of the Week

Though still only a junior and with his baseball recruitment starting to heat up, Prep’s Carter

Cross has already found his home. He has made a verbal commitment to accept a baseball

scholarship to the University of Nebraska. It will become official during the early signing period

for baseball next fall.…

Gannon Knight

RIDGE, McLAUGHLIN & LATOUF — Kudos and Plaud(ettes)

K’s and P’s… to McDowell grad and current Pitt running back James Conner for being named to the Associated Press All-America second team.
K’s and P’s… to Edinboro senior A.J. Schopp for being named the PSAC wrestler of the week.
K’s and P’s… to Mercyhurst’s goaltender Jimmy Sarjeant for his 41 saves in a 3-0 shutout of Robert Morris.…


GU — Hall of Fame

Gannon University will celebrate the latest inductees of its Athletics Hall of Fame with the induction of eight new individual members along with the 1989 Men’s Soccer Team.The new class increases the Gannon Hall of Fame membership to 83 inductees. The Class of 2015 will be formally inducted at the Annual Hall of Fame Awards Banquet Saturday, February 14 at Gannon’s Yehl Alumni Room in the Waldron Campus Center.


by Aaron J. Starr
            The inaugural College Playoff bracket is set and, with it, comes expected criticism as well as some polite applause.

            In the first round, Alabama faces Ohio State and Oregon squares off against undefeated Florida State. On paper, these are compelling match-ups, offering big name coaches (Saban vs.…

coach of year


Letter from John Leisering


This is a statement I am releasing to all members of the local sports media. I will have no further comment.

Thank you for your friendship and support over the years.

There is currently a major chasm between the Mercyhurst University administration and athletics.…


QUINN LAW FIRM ATHLETE of the WEEK — James Conner Honored…


RIDGE, McLAUGHLIN & LATOUF — Kudos and Plaud(ettes)

K’s and P’s… to Mercyhurst’s Sean Beins for scoring 19 points off the bench to propel the Lakers past Urbana, 80-72.

K’s and P’s… to Penn State Behrend sophmore Malquan Pullium for scoring 22 points in an 80-74 victory over Westminster.…

Gannon Knight


by Aaron J. Starr
            College football has had the darnedest time crowning a national champion.

            For much of its history, the NCAA has relied on some sort of polling method. That was hardly a popular method as the polls were rarely unanimous. …

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