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Thiel big man Mallinger thrives on rejection

By Jeff Vella
Blocks and rebounds seem to come easy for Thiel senior Eric Mallinger. If he can polish his offense, the 6-foot-6 Allderdice graduate could establish himself as ...

District college notebook: IUP senior puts Stamp on program
By Jeff Vella
TOP PERFORMERS IUP e_SBlt Senior basketball player Lindsay Stamp eclipsed 1,000 career points in an 83-43 victory over Ohio Valley last week. She has scored ...
Thomas Jefferson grads competing with new Carlow men’s basketball team
By Ray Fisher
The Carlow University men’s basketball team enjoyed a winning debut last week. By the slimmest of margins. The Celtics edged Penn State Greater Allegheny, 68-67, on the ...
Even while injured, Jeanette’s Edmunds a contributor for St. Vincent football
By Brian Knavish
He’s one of the biggest men on the St. Vincent College football squad and he’s expected to play a very big role on the team ...
Cal U falls to Findlay after earning No. 22 ranking
By Jeremy Sellew
After upsetting No. 6 Edinboro over the weekend, Cal U women’s basketball coach Jess Strom wasn’t fearing a letdown when her team hosted Findlay (Ohio) ...
Campus clippings: Springdale grad nets All-PAC honors
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Westminster senior soccer defender Ryan Francis (Springdale) capped an impressive college career with a postseason honor. Francis was named to the All-PAC second team. He led a defense that allowed 1.38 goals per game and posted four shutouts. Francis also scored four goals. Women’s soccer Westminster Freshman defender Abbey Gore (Knoch) ...
Hampton grad’s return from injury buoys La Roche College womens soccer
By Jerry Clark
Following a successful high school high school soccer career at Hampton, Vanessa Ceravolo was primed to keep up her solid play at La Roche. To help her stay polished, Ceravolo played summer soccer. But 10 minutes into her first game, an opposing player kicked her in the leg going for ...
WCCC men looking to find identity
By Kevin Ritchart
As the first month of the season ends, the Westmoreland County Community College men’s basketball team still is trying to find its rhythm. First-year coach Stuart Silverberg has guided the Wolfpack to a 2-4 mark through the season’s first six games, but he has yet to see his vision for the ...
District college notes: SVC men’s team reaches 1,000 victories
By Paul Schofield
The St. Vincent men’s basketball team earned the 1000th victory in program history Saturday with a 71-65 win against Mount Union in the final day of the Al Van Wie Rotary Classic in Wooster, Ohio. Senior Sean Kett, who was named to the all-tournament team, and junior Ben Klimchock (Greensburg Central ...
Coaches lead discussions to influence athletes’ attitudes toward women, avoiding violence
By Adam Smeltz
For 15 minutes once a week, young men at a dozen high schools and colleges across Western Pennsylvania put football, basketball and other practices on ...
Daily Courier roundup: Penn State Fayette women fall to Slippery Rock
By Staff Reports
Courtney Haines and Kelsey Laurine each scored 13 points, but the Penn State Fayette women’s basketball team dropped an 81-51 decision to host Slippery Rock in a nonconference game on Tuesday. Jackie Halapy tallied eight points for the Roaring Lions (0-5). Bridget McClure led all scorers with 24 points for Slippery ...
District football roundup: W&J advances in Division III playoffs; Slippery Rock ousted
By Staff Reports
Eight interceptions, a school record, helped No. 21 Washington & Jefferson defeat No. 12 Wittenberg, 41-25, on Saturday in the first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs in Springfield, Ohio. The win gives W&J (10-1) a date in the second round next Saturday against No. 3 Mt. Union, one of ...
Campus clippings: Collins helps Shippensburg return to nationals
By Bill Beckner
A career-best cross country season continues to get better for Shippensburg University junior Jessica Collins. The Kiski Area graduate posted her best finish in ...
Duquesne gets better of Robert Morris again
By Bill West
Duquesne fullback Randy Morris wiped bittersweet tears from his eyes as he hugged teammates on Saturday at Arthur J. Rooney Field. A 22-0 win over Robert ...
West Virginia outlasts Boston College, 70-66
By The Associated Press
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — West Virginia coach Bob Huggins arrived in Puerto Rico this week expecting to see his team face tough situations. If …
District college football preview: Slippery Rock seeks first NCAA playoff win since 1998
By Bill West
Slippery Rock senior Austin Miele’s football career soon will end — certainly within a month — but the Mars graduate wants the story of his ...