THE GANNON KNIGHT

Gannon fall sports suspended

July 17, 2020

The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) announced this week that it would suspend all fall conference athletic events and championships in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.   In a Tuesday decision by the PSAC’s Board of Directors, it was also announced that both the PSAC and Gannon...

Eligibility of Gannon’s student athletes under NCAA extension

Eligibility of Gannon's student athletes under NCAA extension

April 3, 2020

The NCAA’s decision to extend student-athletes’ eligibility has brought up a lot of questions. Who will be on scholarship if they accept the extra year? How many athletes from Gannon are staying? This is an extremely busy time for Gannon athletics; however, I was lucky enough to talk to Dan Teliski,...

Student athletes receive option for extra year of eligibility

Student athletes receive option for extra year of eligibility

March 27, 2020

In a tumultuous turn of events related to the COVID-19 outbreak, the NCAA has granted student-athletes an extra year of eligibility. After being rocked with cancellations and careers ending sooner than anticipated, Gannon student-athletes are given a chance to continue their sporting career as well as furth...

Farewell to Gannon sports

March 18, 2020

Well folks, the end is here. The coronavirus has struck the world and NCAA canceled every sporting event. As a fan, I am upset and it’s disappointing we will be unable cheer on the Gannon University women’s basketball team when it was going to compete in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional. The...

COVID-19 stops Gannon sports: seasons canceled

COVID-19 stops Gannon sports: seasons canceled

March 18, 2020

In a whirlwind of events, the COVID-19 storm of cancellations struck the NCAA sports world. Every single NCAA Division -- I, II and III -- tournaments, regionals and championships have been canceled as of Friday. As everyone knows, Gannon University has Division II spring sports: softball, baseball,...

Rocky start for baseball opening the season 3-9

Rocky start for baseball opening the season 3-9

March 11, 2020

The Gannon University baseball team participated in the Russ-Matt Invitational in Florida last week as the season is now in full swing. The Knights went 3-5 on the trip to Winter Haven and now stand at 3-9 overall going into a noon doubleheader Saturday at Jefferson in Philadelphia. Gannon opened its...

Spring sports carry on

March 11, 2020

And we are back! We had a solid week off and personally I felt it was well-deserved. Now readers gather round because we might have been down south, out west, or in NYC. Some of our Gannon’s sports teams, (coincidentally our classmates), were still playing or just starting their seasons. First on...

Women win PSAC title, advance to the NCAA Atlantic Regional

Women win PSAC title, advance to the NCAA Atlantic Regional

March 11, 2020

Unless you’re living under a rock, you know that the Gannon University women’s basketball team won the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Tournament championship last week and is set to compete this weekend in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional against No. 7 California. The Knights will...

Men’s basketball loses to Cal U in first round of PSAC Tournament

Men’s basketball loses to Cal U in first round of PSAC Tournament

March 10, 2020

And so it ends -- the tumultuous season is over, along with several careers for the Gannon University men’s basketball team. The team was struck with injuries and devastating losses, but the Knights managed some career highs, upset victories and finished with a 14-13 overall record after being eliminated...

Women’s basketball celebrates Senior Night with decisive win

Women’s basketball celebrates Senior Night with decisive win

February 26, 2020

Gannon University’s women’s basketball team cruised to two blowout wins at the Hammermill Center this past week after debuting as the No. 5 team in the NCAA Atlantic Region’s rankings. The Knights got the week started with an 88-61 win over Clarion on Feb. 19, a game in which 12 players registered...

Intramural sports starting soon

February 26, 2020

Well, well, well -- last issue before break. We’ve had a lot of fun so far. We gave you the best of Gannon sports and the worst: the wins, the losses, upsets, heartbreaks and the buzzer beaters. Gannon sports have been very successful this semester and we will be hoping they continue that success...

Water polo goes 3-1 in Washington & Jefferson Tournament

Water polo goes 3-1 in Washington & Jefferson Tournament

February 26, 2020

The Gannon University women’s water polo team enjoyed a successful weekend in Washington, Pa., winning three of the four matches played at the Washington and Jefferson Invitational. The Knights’ 3-1 tournament showing left them with an overall record of 5-7 going into this weekend’s Grove City...

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