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Broken records and decisive wins: men and women’s PSACs

Broken records and decisive wins: men and women’s PSACs

February 26, 2020

The Gannon University men’s swim team was very successful over the weekend, finishing third overall at the 2020 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Championships, which started Feb. 19 and ended Sunday at the Graham Aquatic Center in York. Besides finishing third as a team, Gannon had numerous...

Men’s basketball suffers disappointing defeat against Slippery Rock

Men’s basketball suffers disappointing defeat against Slippery Rock

February 26, 2020

The Gannon University men’s basketball team broke even last week, beating Clarion on Feb. 19, 71-51, before losing to Slippery Rock on Senior Night Saturday at the Hammermill Center, 78-68. The split left the Knights 13-12 overall and 12-9 in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference play going into...

Gannon softball has begun

February 19, 2020

Well, it might be 40 degrees outside, but baseball and softball have already begun. Gannon’s softball team, coached by Michelle Wiley, opened its season last weekend. Going up against some tough competition at the Cottrell Foundation Loyal Blue Classic in Dahlonega, Ga., the Knights went 1-4, with...

Baseball is back, but suffering 4-game losing streak

Baseball is back, but suffering 4-game losing streak

February 19, 2020

The Gannon University baseball team enjoyed plenty of success a year ago, compiling a 33-17 record and capturing the first NCAA Tournament win in the program’s history. But the Knights’ 2020 campaign started out with a rough series in Greenville, Tenn., over the weekend, one that saw Gannon drop...

Men’s wrestling win streak snapped; women lose to Tiffin

Men’s wrestling win streak snapped; women lose to Tiffin

February 19, 2020

The Gannon University men’s wrestling team had a busy week, traveling to take on No. 11 Mercyhurst and No. 4 Pitt-Johnstown The 21st-ranked Knights first traveled to Mercyhurst on Feb. 11 and claimed a 32-11 win. Mercyhurst cut into an early Gannon lead with its first bout win, but the Knights stormed...

Men’s basketball now on a two-game losing streak

Men’s basketball now on a two-game losing streak

February 19, 2020

The Gannon University men’s basketball team saw its five-game winning streak come to a painful halt last week, as it lost at home to crosstown rival Mercyhurst, 56-51, on Feb. 12 and then came up just two points short to highly ranked Indiana University of Pennsylvania Saturday on the road. The back-to-back...

Women’s basketball shows up big, wins Porreco Pride of Erie Game

Women’s basketball shows up big, wins Porreco Pride of Erie Game

February 19, 2020

The Gannon University women’s basketball team broke even last week, losing 59-54 to Indiana University of Pennsylvania -- one of the nation’s top Division II teams -- Saturday after whipping Mercyhurst on Feb. 12, 76-49. The split left Gannon with an overall 19-6 record and a 15-4 mark in Pennsylvania...

Win streak broken: Women’s basketball suffers defeat

Win streak broken: Women’s basketball suffers defeat

February 12, 2020

Gannon University’s women’s basketball team had its six-game win streak snapped last week with a loss to Edinboro, but the Knights rebounded to get back on the winning track with a victory over Seton Hill Saturday. Gannon entered its Feb. 5 matchup at Edinboro on a hot streak, having won 12 of its...

XFL is back

February 12, 2020

The XFL is back and oh it’s good. Dear readers, if you remember, last issue I was very excited. You know I had high, very high hopes. And boy oh boy were my hopes exceeded. The camerawork and player interviews alone gave us just truly an amazing product. The XFL at a production standpoint is revolutionary...

Five-game win streak: Men’s basketball continues success

Five-game win streak: Men’s basketball continues success

February 12, 2020

The Gannon University men’s basketball team was able to stretch its win streak to five after two big wins against Edinboro and Seton Hill last week. The Knights first traveled to Edinboro on Feb. 5 and secured a dominant 74-47 win. Gannon followed that up with an 82-76 win Saturday at Seton Hall. The...

Four All-Americans: Gannon’s women’s wrestling is just winning

Four All-Americans: Gannon’s women’s wrestling is just winning

February 12, 2020

The Gannon University women’s wrestling team made a strong showing at last weekend’s WCWA Nationals, held in Marietta, Ga., as four competitors captured All-America honors. It marked the first time in the program’s two-year history that any Gannon wrestler achieved such a status. Coming home...

Gannon men roll over rival Mercyhurst, 32-11

Gannon men roll over rival Mercyhurst, 32-11

February 12, 2020

The Gannon University men’s wrestling team got off to a fast start and never looked back Tuesday night, defeating rival Mercyhurst, 32-11, in a one-sided dual meet at the Mercyhurst Athletic Center. The victory extended Gannon’s dual meet winning streak to five matches and left the Knights 8-5 overall...

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