‘Sports’

  • Cullen’s quiet quirkiness rallies team

    Nov 2, 11 • 724 Views • SportsNo Comments

    by According to teammates and coaches, Kara Cullen’s bite is definitely worse than her bark. Cullen, a 6-foot-1 powerhouse middle hitter on the Gannon University volleyball team, has been a cornerstone for the Knights since her arrival in fall 2008. Her...

  • All in the family

    Nov 2, 11 • 739 Views • SportsNo Comments

    by When most athletes go off to college, they’re excited to blaze a path of their own, more than willing to finally escape any sibling shadow or rivalry. But for a handful of Gannon University athletes, the hours spent bonding during car rides to youth...

  • Eagles prey on Knights’ mistakes

    Nov 2, 11 • 830 Views • Football, SportsNo Comments

    by A dusting of snow at Clarion’s Memorial Stadium Saturday gave the illusion of a Christmas-like setting at Gannon University’s football game. Unfortunately for Gannon, it was the Knights who were in a giving mood. Gannon committed four turnovers, and...

  • Knights conclude season with win

    Nov 2, 11 • 759 Views • Men's Soccer, SportsNo Comments

    by Better late than never. The Gannon University soccer team scored twice late to defeat rival Mercyhurst College in Saturday’s 2-0 season finale win. The win snapped a two-game losing streak to the Lakers, and left the Knights with a fresh taste in their...

  • Knights await NCAA selection show

    Nov 2, 11 • 1001 Views • Sports, Women's SoccerNo Comments

    by The Gannon Univeristy women’s soccer team lost a highly competitive Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference quarterfinal matchup to Kutztown University by a score of 2-1 on Tuesday. Despite the loss, Gannon moved up one spot in the latest National Soccer...

  • Knights lasso Dig Pink victory

    Oct 27, 11 • 747 Views • Sports, VolleyballNo Comments

    by By CHRISTINE PEFFER assistant sports editor The Gannon University women’s volleyball team took on both Point Park University and breast cancer Tuesday night in its Dig Pink match, an effort to raise money and awareness and show support for those whose...

  • Turnovers doom Knights in drubbing at IUP

    Oct 27, 11 • 757 Views • FootballNo Comments

    by When it rains, it pours for the Gannon University football team. The Knights committed four turnovers in a 35-7 loss to Indiana University of Pennsylvania. In front of an announced crowd of 1,300 at IUP’s George P. Miller Stadium, the Crimson Hawks...

  • A team of their own

    Oct 27, 11 • 813 Views • SportsNo Comments

    by If everything goes according to plan, students at Gannon University can expect a new source of athletic entertainment to come in the form of a new club team on campus starting up in the spring. Freshman and Erie native Dave DiPlacido has been working on...

  • Knights’ playoff hopes dashed

    Oct 27, 11 • 694 Views • Men's Soccer, SportsNo Comments

    by Going into the weekend, the Gannon University men’s soccer team’s playoff hopes were between a Rock and a hard place. Following the Knights 3-1 defeat to Slippery Rock University, the Knights are playing for pride. Gannon fell behind early Saturday at...

  • Soccer prepares to take on Lakers

    Oct 27, 11 • 676 Views • Sports, Women's SoccerNo Comments

    by The Gannon University women’s soccer team fell down to Earth as it lost to Slippery Rock, 1-0, Saturday. The loss moved the Knights to 8-4-4 overall, and 5-4-4 in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference play. It’s only the third time this year in which...