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Westminster senior Jones finds groove on mound

By Jeff Vella
For John Jones’ senior project, he is learning the intricacies of pitching. After three strong offensive seasons at Westminster, including a first-team All-Presidents’ Athletic Conference selection ...

Cal U softballers successful again
By Jeff Oliver
While California University is still basking in the limelight of its women’s basketball team winning the NCAA Division II national championship, the university has another ...
District college notebook: Cal’s Fennell off to hot start in PSAC play
By Jeff Vella
TOP PERFORMERS Cal (Pa.) e_SBlt Junior baseball player Mick Fennell (Butler) hit .529 (9 for 17) in four games last week with a homer, four ...
College notes: St. Vincent’s Kenna honored by ORLC
By Staff Reports
St. Vincent senior Patrick Kenna was named Defensive Player of the Week by the Ohio River Lacrosse Conference after guiding the Bearcats to a 13-6 win over Mt. St. Joseph on Saturday. Kenna totaled nine ground balls, caused three turnovers, scored two goals and added an assist as St. Vincent ...
Campus clippings: Ailing back doesn’t slow Allegheny’s Killian
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Joe Killian (Springdale) hasn’t let a lingering lower back ailment slow his progress with the Allegheny baseball team. After it was discovered Killian had stress ...
Serra’s Miller thriving at Seton Hill after rough 1st season
By Dave Mackall
The Seton Hill baseball team padded its record Sunday with a pair of victories at home over IUP. It continues the Griffins’ wild success under ...
IUP falls short in Division II men’s basketball title game
By Cole Claybourn
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — IUP’s quest for its first Division II national championship fell just short. Behind 24 points from Kevin Capers, Florida Southern sunk the Crimson ...
Cal U women win Division II national title with 86-69 win
By Tom Savage
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Cal (Pa.) claimed its second Division II women’s basketball national championship in school history with an 86-69 victory over California Baptist. ...
Lombardi leads IUP to brink of men’s basketball national title
By John Harris
IUP men’s basketball coach Joe Lombardi will make his second appearance in the NCAA Division II national championship game when the Crimson Hawks face Florida Southern at 3 p.m. Saturday at Ford Center in Evansville, Ind. It’s a chance for IUP (31-6) to claim its first men’s basketball national title, having ...
Seeing divers succeed drives Clarion coach
By Chuck Curti
Earlier this month, longtime Clarion diving coach Dave Hrovat won his 24th NCAA Division II Coach of the Year award. But for Hrovat, it’s not ...
District college notebook: Seton Hill baseball team slugs its way to 6-0 week
By Jeff Vella
The nationally ranked Seton Hill baseball team went 6-0 last week, hitting .444 and outscoring its opponents 88-30. Junior catcher Chris Miller (Serra Catholic) batted ...
IUP races to spot in Division II championship game
By Cole Claybourn
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — IUP will try to win its first NCAA Division II basketball title after defeating No. 7 Tarleton State, 72-68, in the national ...
Former Kittanning hockey players raise bar at UPJ
By Matt Grubba
Pitt-Johnstown got a taste of a different sort of March Madness with the help of two Kittanning hockey alumni. Senior Troy Schall and freshman Hunter Grafton were big parts of the Icecats team that won the Atlantic Division Regional Tournament and reached the ACHA Division III National Tournament for the ...
Soccer career continues for Springdale grad Weimerskirch
By Bill Beckner Jr.
From humble beginnings in Harmar youth leagues to a decorated four-year career at La Roche — after he wasn’t sure he’d even play in college ...
California dreamin’ ... of national title
By Jeff Oliver
The battle of Californias will take place Friday ... in South Dakota. Cal U’s streaking women’s basketball team will battle California Baptist University in the Division II NCAA championship game at Sioux Falls. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. The 14th-ranked Vulcans (31-4) and Lancers (29-6) have more in common than a ...
Munhall’s Strom helps Cal (Pa.) rise to the top
By Dave Mackall
Even as a major contributor at Penn State during some of the program’s best years, Jess Strom never played for a national championship. Years later ...