‘Sports’

  • Family bonds tested by rivalry

    Jan 18, 12 • 1268 Views • SportsNo Comments

    by For decades, the Gannon-Mercyhurst rivalry has provided local sports fans with exhilarating entertainment, as well as ample ammunition for fodder among each school’s respective backers. For many ardent supporters, they won’t give a second thought when...

  • Knights strive to rekindle fire

    Jan 18, 12 • 694 Views • Women's BasketballNo Comments

    by The Gannon University women’s basketball team will look to reverse a two-game losing streak as it takes on Mercyhurst College in a cross-town rivalry slated for 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Mercyhurst Athletic Center. In both of its two most recent games...

  • Joe Knows

    Jan 18, 12 • 740 Views • Joe KnowsNo Comments

    by This weekend gave me hope. No, a fresh batch of Republican presidential candidates didn’t emerge from the abyss to give me reason to believe there’s intelligent life out there. Nope, what the events of this weekend proved to me is that defense and...

  • Pool heats up for Knights

    Jan 18, 12 • 1449 Views • SwimmingNo Comments

    by The Gannon University women’s swim and diving team is venturing into uncharted waters. The Lady Knights swept a pair of Division I programs to reach the 10-win plateau for the first time since the 2007-08 season. The women swept a twinbill at the...

  • Knights remain perfect

    Dec 7, 11 • 859 Views • Sports, Women's BasketballNo Comments

    by The Gannon University women’s basketball team remained an undefeated 5-0 after posting wins Saturday and Sunday over Millersville and West Chester universities, both of which had been undefeated until confronting the Knights. Coach Cleve Wright said he...

  • Newly Knighted

    Dec 7, 11 • 1060 Views • Sports, WrestlingNo Comments

    by The 13 freshmen that scatter the roster of the Gannon University wrestling team this season have done anything but take down the squad. With their first duel meet of the season coming Wednesday against Penn State Du Bois in the Hammermill Center, the...

  • Freshman finds way into record books

    Dec 7, 11 • 1823 Views • Sports, SwimmingNo Comments

    by Gannon University’s swimming and diving team has already produced many accomplishments on the young season. It has produced a 7-3 record on the women’s side, including a 2-0 record at away venues. It has yielded a 4-4 record on the men’s side, with a...

  • Gannon splits pair of barn-burners on road

    Dec 7, 11 • 842 Views • Men's Basketball, SportsNo Comments

    by The Gannon University men’s basketball team might want to think about joining a union. The overtime hours are beginning to add up for the Knights, who split another pair of extra-session games during the weekend to Millersville and West Chester...

  • Joe Knows

    Dec 7, 11 • 668 Views • Joe KnowsNo Comments

    by We got it. After much consternation and deliberation, it’s finally set in stone — the national championship that everyone should want to see is officially in the cards. LSU-Alabama II was ultimately the right call, as we will all be treated to an...

  • Season comes to bittersweet close

    Nov 30, 11 • 634 Views • SportsNo Comments

    by The Gannon University women’s volleyball program struggled after its successful 1993 season to produce a team that could achieve a winning record. An NCAA tournament appearance was unheard of – forget about three in a row. That is exactly what this...