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Slippery Rock’s Greene rushes to top of D-II list

By Chuck Curti
During his freshman football season at West Mifflin, Shamar Greene began dedicating himself to weightlifting. Not that he had much choice. When he started high …

A-K Valley campus clippings: Ex-Valley standout McNabb enters IUP Hall of Fame
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Former A-K Valley basketball standout and current coach Ron McNabb took his place among the greats at IUP on Saturday when he was inducted into …
District college notebook: CMU goalie helps women’s team to No. 4 ranking
By Jeff Vella
TOP PERFORMERS Carnegie Mellon • Sophomore soccer player Katie Liston made two saves in a 3-0 win against Frostburg State on Saturday, recording her sixth …
District college notebook: St. Vincent men’s soccer rallies for victory
By Paul Schofield
Chris Page’s first collegiate soccer goal came in the 38th minute and helped St. Vincent rally from a three-goal deficit to beat Muskingum, 4-3, Saturday. St. Vincent is 3-8. The Bearcats also got goals from Kenan Ruffner, Kevin Proctor and Zach Kocak. The win snapped a five-game losing streak. SVC …
District college roundup: No. 22 Slippery Rock eases past Seton Hill
By Staff Reports
Shamar Greene, the leading rusher in Division II, had 128 yards and two touchdowns as No. 22 Slippery Rock breezed past Seton Hill, 63-19, in a PSAC West game in Slippery Rock. Slippery Rock improved to 4-0, 3-0 in the PSAC. Seton Hill dropped to 1-3, 1-2. Greene entered with …
Mars grad returns from injury, shines for Kent State women’s soccer
By Joe Sager
Karli Paracca couldn’t wait to get back on the soccer field and prove she was at full strength. The Mars High School graduate left no …
District college football preview: Gannon, Clarion clash with top defenses
By Bill West
When: 2 p.m. Saturday Records: Clarion 2-1, 2-0; Gannon 3-0, 2-0 Gannon coach Brad Rzyczycki and the Golden Knights’ leading tackler, sophomore safety Mike Zanders, …
District college notes: UPG tennis stays perfect
By Paul Schofield
The Pitt-Greensburg women’s tennis team swept three matches last weekend, moving to 5-0 in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference. The squad defeated D’Youville College, 8-1; Medaille College, 7-2; and Mt. Aloysius, 9-0. UPG will play host to returning AMCC champ Penn State Behrend on Friday. Kyllo named player  of the …
Jeannette grad relishes St. Vincent football’s first win since 2011
By Brian Knavish
Nov 12, 2011, was a long time ago. Entering last weekend, it had been more than two years since the St. Vincent College football team …
Campus Clippings: Plum graduate Yurovsky thriving for Michigan tennis team
By Bill Beckner Jr.
University of Michigan tennis star Ronit Yurovsky (Plum) was a unanimous All-Big Ten selection last season and played in the NCAA Singles Championship for the …
Baldwin grads key to Carlow women’s soccer offense
By Brian Knavish
Once the offense kicks in, look out. The Carlow University women’s soccer team is 1-3 on the season, and while the Celtics have played well …
Ruffing blossoms in Washington & Jefferson backfield
By Jeff Vella
Washington & Jefferson running back Ryan Ruffing majors in accounting, and sometimes the math is easy. Ruffing’s numbers are adding up to a monster season. …
Cal U to open PSAC West play at home
By The Valley Independent
After an impressive showing in last week’s win over Shippensburg, the California University of Pennsylvania football team returns home Saturday to open up PSAC West …
District college notebook: Penn State goalkeeper Wolverton ties school record for career shutouts
By Jeff Vella
TOP PERFORMERS Penn State • Senior goalie Andrew Wolverton earned his 27th and 28th career shutouts last week, tying Penn State’s all-time record. Wolverton made …
District college notes: St. Vincent women’s tennis net third straight win
By Paul Schofield
St. Vincent’s women’s tennis team defeated Mt. Union, 7-2, on Sept. 19 for its third consecutive victory. The Wildcats improved to 4-2. Collecting two victories each were Kylie Auman, Regina Woloshun (Latrobe), Jackii Hauser (Greensburg Central Catholic) and Susie Ellis. St. Vincent swept the doubles matches, which included a win …
Cal U QB Harris snags weekly award
By The Valley Independent
California University of Pennsylvania quarterback James Harris received Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West Offensive Player of the Week honors Sunday. The laurels came one day …