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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 ...
Cal (Pa.) women reach D-II championship game
By Tom Savage
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — Cal (Pa.) entered its Final Four contest Wednesday against Emporia State on a scoring surge, averaging nearly 78 points per game ...
IUP men win, reach Elite Eight semifinals
By Cole Claybourn
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — IUP kept its season alive thanks to a gritty defensive performance against high-scoring Azusa Pacific. The No. 25 Crimson Hawks held the No. 14 Cougars to just 26 percent from the field in the second half and won the rebounding battle to win 69-65 to advance to ...
Ranked La Roche ready to soar into baseball season
By Jerry Clark
With the 2015 college baseball season getting under way, the La Roche College Redhawks are expected to fly high this season after opening the season ranked No. 24 in the nation for NCAA Division III. “We won 31 games last year versus a competitive schedule, and we have 12 seniors on ...
Campus clippings: Kiski Area graduate Antone productive at plate for Winthrop
By Bill Beckner Jr.
Sophomore shortstop Maddie Antone (Kiski Area) leads Winthrop softball (12-16) in batting average (.388), runs (23) and RBIs (20). She also has three home runs. Antone homered in her first at-bat of the season in a 5-1 win over Illinois. She was an All-Big South Conference preseason first team selection. ...
Jeannette grad frustrated after 0-2 performance at NCAA wrestling tournament
By Brian Knavish
There may be a time when Michael DePalma can look back at the 2014-15 wrestling season and recognize the positives. Positives like winning 21 matches, ...