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Bad grades could bench RMU QB Jones for 2014 season

By Bill West
Robert Morris quarterback Paul Jones likely will miss the upcoming football season because of academic ineligibility. Jones, a senior, is not on the Colonials’ roster, and he is not expected to rejoin the team this fall, assistant sports information director Spencer Kowitz said. The 6-foot-4, 265-pound Sto-Rox alum transferred to …

Quaker Valley lacrosse star chooses Robert Morris
By Gary Horvath
After a stellar career at Quaker Valley, Jimmy Perkins recently committed to play lacrosse at Robert Morris University in the coming year. The commitment came as a bit of a surprise, as Perkins had signed a letter of intent in March to attend Lake Erie College. But when RMU renewed …
RMU releases basketball schedule
By Paul Schofield
Robert Morris 2014-15 mens basketball schedule was released Thursday and it features games against North Carolina and Clemson from the ACC, Georgetown from the Big East and six non-conference home games. The Colonials, who were 22-14 in 2013-14, will open the season on Nov. 14 at home against Lafayette. RMU …
Canevin alum returning to RMU as assistant coach
By Nathan Smith
Keri Meyer is coming home. The Bishop Canevin alumnus and Carnegie native was introduced last week as an addition to the coaching staff at Robert …
Yough, Connellsville grads make big impact for RMU softball
By Bruce Wald
Though her team was unable to win a fourth consecutive Northeast Conference regular-season title in 2014, Nicole Sleith became the first Robert Morris University softball …
VCU guard transferring to Robert Morris
By Paul Schofield
VCU freshman Jarius Lyles, a 6-foot-2 guard, announced he was transferring to the Robert Morris men’s basketball team. Lyles, who was recruited by Colonials coach Andy Toole out of high school, averaged 0.6 points in 22 games last season. He made just 2 of 20 shots. …
College notebook: Local schools score high in Academic Progress Report
By Staff and Wire Reports
Student-athletes at Pitt, Penn State, West Virginia, Duquesne and Robert Morris achieved scores at or above the national standard for their four-year academic progress rate (APR), according to data released Wednesday by the NCAA. Five Pitt programs recorded the highest scores in team history (baseball, men’s basketball, men’s soccer, men’s …
RMU hockey falls to Minnesota in NCAA Tournament
By Brian Halverson 11:12 p.m.
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Robert Morris’ first foray into the NCAA Tournament was a microcosm of its 2013-14 season: The Colonials fell behind early before …
RMU hockey confident heading into 1st NCAA Tournament
By Joe Sager
A new year offers a chance to start over. The Robert Morris men’s hockey team approached 2014 just that way. After going 2-12-2 to start …
Wydo makes big impact for Robert Morris hockey
By Joe Sager
When the puck is on Cody Wydo’s stick, blaring sirens are soon to follow. The Robert Morris junior forward continues to make noise with his …
RMU’s Toole named district coach of year
By John Harris
Robert Morris coach Andy Toole, who recorded his third consecutive 20-win season with a depleted roster, was voted top coach in NABC District 18. Toole guided the Colonials to their second consecutive NEC regular-season title as they advanced to the second round of the NIT. Due to suspensions and injuries, …
Ex-RMU player overcomes cancer, fulfills aspiration of playing pro hockey
By Bob Cohn
Chris Kushneriuk moved to Las Vegas recently, but he sticks mainly to the rink, the gym and his apartment. He gets around on a mountain …
Starkey: Season’s been a hockey miracle at Robert Morris
By Joe Starkey
Great moments are born from great opportunity. The Robert Morris hockey team has just such an opportunity this weekend, and on its way to Xcel …
Notre Dame easily dispatches Robert Morris in Women’s NCAA Tournament
By Ralph N. Paulk
TOLEDO, Ohio — Sal Buscaglia, with his voice cracking amid tears, unleashed a wave of emotions in the aftermath of Robert Morris’ 51-point loss to …
RMU hockey wins, advances to NCAA Tournament
By Kevin Oklobzija
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Robert Morris completed the improbable rise from league doormats to the Atlantic Hockey Association championship with a 7-4 victory over defending-champion Canisius on Saturday night. Cody Wydo scored three goals and Greg Gibson found the net twice as the fifth-seeded Colonials earned the AHA automatic berth into …
OT goal puts RMU in Atlantic Hockey Association finals
By Kevin Oklobzija
ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Perhaps the ugliest shot of the night was at the same time the most beautiful for Robert Morris. Junior center Scott Jacklin mostly fanned on his swipe at the across-the-slot pass by linemate Zac Lynch but still got enough on the puck to steer it over the …