‘Sports’

  • Men’s cross country team off to fast start

    Sep 15, 11 • 1608 Views • Cross Country, SportsNo Comments

    by The Gannon University men’s and women’s cross country teams are learning on the fly this season. Both literally and figuratively. The men’s team has already notched an invitational win, while the women are in a transitional state, according to coach...

  • Volleyball sweeps WVIAC teams

    Sep 15, 11 • 802 Views • Sports, VolleyballNo Comments

    by Improved passing and an onslaught of offense helped the Gannon University women’s volleyball team pummel four WVIAC teams over the weekend in its first home matches of the season. Senior setter Alex DelPiombo led her team’s offense by doling out a...

  • Sharbaugh breaks school record in win

    Sep 8, 11 • 754 Views • Women's SoccerNo Comments

    by In all the years that the women’s soccer program has existed at Gannon University, no one has scored more in a Knight uniform than senior forward Amanda Sharbaugh. In Thursday’s season opener, Gannon hosted Wheeling Jesuit University to kick off the...

  • Slow start sinks Knights

    Sep 8, 11 • 1005 Views • Water PoloNo Comments

    by The men’s water polo team faced tough competition this past weekend after traveling to Annapolis to play in the U.S. Naval Academy Tournament, dropping games to 15th ranked Navy, 19th ranked Bucknell, MAB and Diablo Valley. After giving up early goals in...

  • Volleyball stumbles in Missouri

    Sep 8, 11 • 1112 Views • VolleyballNo Comments

    by The women’s volleyball team is looking to bounce back from their season-opening tournament in St. Louis, Missouri this past weekend with four upcoming home matches at the Hammermill on Friday and Saturday. The Lady Knights went 0-4 this past weekend...

  • Gannon drops season opener

    Sep 8, 11 • 817 Views • Men's SoccerNo Comments

    by As hot a start that the women’s soccer team has enjoyed this year, the same cannot be said about the men’s team, who have dropped their first two games of the season Friday and Saturday. The Knights opened the season with a hotly-contested...

  • Knights open season with loss

    Sep 8, 11 • 940 Views • Football, SportsNo Comments

    by Justin Caliste’s tip-toe touchdown run down the sideline in the first quarter Saturday served as a perfect metaphor for the Gannon football team, as the Knights walked the tightrope in their opening loss to Lake Erie, 13-10. “It’s never just one...

  • Joe Knows

    Sep 8, 11 • 712 Views • Joe KnowsNo Comments

    by Hello, my name is Joe, and I’ve been a Favreaholic for the last 15 years. I’ve finally resorted to this measure because we’ve simply run out of the drug that is Brett Favre. It may seem like an irrational infatuation or a misguided man crush, but I...

  • Count your blessings, not illegal benefits

    Aug 18, 11 • 724 Views • SportsNo Comments

    by Amid the allegations, investigations and punishments – or lack thereof – there is one valuable lesson one can take as stories from the gilded age of college sports are revealed – we’re lucky to be on the outside looking in. To put it mildly, the...

  • Taking the next steps

    Aug 18, 11 • 826 Views • Football, News, SportsNo Comments

    by The Gannon University football team will begin its 2011 season with the hopes of building on back-to-back 6-5 finishes in each of the last two years. And the Knights should have a favorable chance at doing just that. Fifth-year head coach Jim Kiernan will...