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Jeannette’s Sunder, Carlow men focusing on future after tough 1st season

By Brian Knavish
The season is in the books for first-ever Carlow University men’s basketball team, which includes Jeannette High School graduate Miles Sunder. It was a rough one, ...

Plum grad named to PAC’s anniversary softball team
By Michael Love
Plum High School and Geneva College graduate Julie DiLonardo recently was honored with inclusion on the Presidents Athletic Conference 60th anniversary celebratory softball team. DiLonardo, one of 60 players to be recognized on the list, is one of the most decorated players in the history of the Golden Tornado softball ...
Franklin Regional grads named to collegiate anniversary teams
By Michael Love
Franklin Regional graduates Ally Vrcek and Josh Staniscia recently were honored with inclusion on the Presidents Athletic Conference 60th anniversary celebratory softball and baseball teams, respectively. They each are one of 60 former collegiate athletes to be recognized on each list. Vrcek, who played at St. Vincent College from 2012 to 2014, ...
Gateway grad claims title, Cal U record at PSAC indoor track championships
By Michael Love
While the weather outside remained frightful last weekend, things inside at the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Championships were delightful for Gateway graduate Julius Rivera, a ...
Plum’s Dedert helps St. Vincent men’s basketball win PAC crown
By Michael Love
Austin Dedert capped his varsity basketball career at Plum by helping the Mustangs claim the 2014 Section 2-AAAA championship, the third such title in the history of the program. Fast forward to this season, and Dedert, as a freshman at St. Vincent College, had a hand in helping the Bearcats men’s ...
La Roche, St. Vincent get one more shot in D-III tournaments
By Chuck Curti
The St. Vincent men’s basketball team and La Roche women’s team have a couple of things in common. Both have won multiple conference tournaments in ...
District college notebook: W&J wrestler Carr advances to D-III championships
By Jeff Vella
TOP PERFORMERS NCAA Division III Mideast Wrestling Regionals e_SBltW&J junior wrestler Nick Carr (South Fayette) won the 157-pound title over the weekend at Messiah College. ...
Cal U women overcome Gannon in PSAC quarterfinal
By Bill Hughes
California University women’s basketball coach Jess Strom wasn’t sure where to start talking about her team’s performance Tuesday. But after her team’s 66-53 win over ...
College notes: St. Vincent men win PAC tournament
By Paul Schofield
The St. Vincent men’s basketball team won the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Tournament on Saturday by defeating Waynesburg, 72-66. The title was its third consecutive PAC championship. The Bearcats (22-6) qualified for the NCAA Division III tournament, which begins Friday. They play Bates College (19-6) of Lewiston, Maine, at Richard Stockton College in ...
St. Vincent men, La Roche women open NCAA D-III tourney Friday
By Staff Report
The St. Vincent men and La Roche women learned their opponents in the NCAA Division III basketball tournament when the brackets were released Monday. Three-time defending Presidents’ Athletic Conference champion St. Vincent (22-6) opens against Bates (19-6) at 5:30 p.m. Friday at Stockton University in Galloway, N.J. Bates, in Lewiston, Maine, ...
Cal U women hope to end Gannon hex tonight
By Jeff Oliver
There is good news and bad news for California University’s women’s basketball team in the PSAC Women’s Basketball Championships. The good news is the Vulcans (23-4) ...
Campus clippings: Edinboro’s Schrecongost bound for D-II nationals
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Record-breaking Edinboro senior Staci Schrecongost (Valley) is set to make her debut at the NCAA Division II swimming and diving championships March 10-14 in Indianapolis. Schrecongost’s ...
Duquesne women eye run at Atlantic 10 title, NCAA tournament
By Karen Price
The Duquesne women’s basketball team’s eight-game winning streak ended Wednesday, but the run that started at the end of January was enough to get the ...
WCCC women’s basketball team captures 3rd straight conference championship
By Alex Oltmanns
Despite entering the season as the defending Western Pennsylvania Collegiate Conference champions, there were question marks surrounding the Westmoreland County Community College women’s basketball team. ...
District college notes: Seton Hill sweeps lacrosse awards
By Paul Schofield
The Seton Hill men’s lacrosse team swept the ECAC Division II lacrosse weekly awards as the Griffins picked up all four award winners. Senior attacker Marc Piche was named the offensive player of the week. Senior goalkeeper Brady Lawrence was named the defensive player of the week. Junior midfielder Anthony ...
Point Park basketball player finds home-court advantage
By Ed Phillipps
Basketball has taken Barry Smith Jr. to many different places. Now, it has finally brought him back home. Smith, a 2009 Penn Hills graduate, is ...