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Women’s basketball continues success

Women’s basketball continues success

February 5, 2020

The Gannon University women’s basketball team kept its winning streak intact last week with two impressive wins over Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West opponents, Slippery Rock and Pitt-Johnstown. The Knights have now won six in a row and stand 17-4 overall and 13-2 in PSAC play heading into...

Chiefs win Super Bowl

February 5, 2020

Here we are: the start of a new football season. Yes, indeed, folks, don’t be confused -- Super Bowl LIV took place Sunday, and the Chiefs are world champions! Yet football is still going. The XFL, the Extreme Football League, owned by WWE, will be gracing our televisions. Dear readers you might...

Three-game win streak for men’s basketball

Three-game win streak for men’s basketball

February 5, 2020

The Gannon University men’s basketball team stretched its win streak to three games after two Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference victories last week. Matt Johnson led the Knights on Wednesday with 20 points, three rebounds and four assists to help Gannon to a comfortable 69-49 road victory over...

Senior Chelsea Rourke dominates on and off court

Senior Chelsea Rourke dominates on and off court

February 5, 2020

Gannon University’s Hammermill Center erupts with cheers as the announcer roars the name “Chelsea Rourke” at a recent women’s basketball game. The standout senior hits a 3-point shot and races down the court in time to grab a rebound of a missed shot. It’s a typical example of Rourke in action,...

Men’s wrestling continues recent trend of winning

Men’s wrestling continues recent trend of winning

February 5, 2020

Over the weekend, the 21st-ranked Gannon University men’s wrestling team was able to secure road wins against No. 17 Kutztown and East Stroudsburg. The victories left the Knights with an overall dual meet record of 6-5 and a 4-1 mark in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference dual meets. Gannon will...

Remembering Kobe Bryant

January 29, 2020

Here we are -- this one is for all the marbles, as they say. Two teams after a long and grueling season: wins, losses and injuries – and on top of that, a stressful last few games. Now they have arrived upon the big stage: Super Bowl Sunday. Super Bowl LIV is going to be a battle for the ages. On...

Women’s basketball extends winning streak to four games

Women’s basketball extends winning streak to four games

January 29, 2020

The Gannon University’s women’s basketball team did not miss a beat this week, winning two conference games against California University of Pennsylvania and East Stroudsburg. These two wins extended the Knights’ winning streak to four games, including wins in 10 of their last 11 contests, and...

Men’s swimming team falls to Canisius in final dual meet

Men’s swimming team falls to Canisius in final dual meet

January 29, 2020

The Gannon University men’s swimming and diving team didn’t emerge from its final dual meet of the season Saturday with a victory, but the Knights didn’t come away empty handed. Two swimmers – Luke Engle and Brent Benedict – each captured two first-place finishes and David Gallion clocked...

Men’s wrestling team rolls past Shippensburg, 40-6

Men’s wrestling team rolls past Shippensburg, 40-6

January 29, 2020

The 21st-ranked Gannon University men’s wrestling team got off to a hot start and never cooled off, steamrolling Shippensburg, 40-6, Friday at the Hammermill Center. Gannon improved to 4-5 overall in dual meet action and 2-1 in PSAC dual meets. The Knights will look to improve on both counts when...

Gannon men fall to Cal U, beat East Stroudsburg

Gannon men fall to Cal U, beat East Stroudsburg

January 29, 2020

The Gannon University men’s basketball team came out of the weekend with a 7-6 record in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference play after losing to California University of Pennsylvania and defeating East Stroudsburg. The Knights hosted Cal U on Jan. 22, and wound up losing, 68-64. But, they rebounded...

Men’s wrestling on 2-meet losing streak

Men’s wrestling on 2-meet losing streak

January 22, 2020

The Gannon University men’s wrestling team suffered two close losses at the Hammermill Center Saturday against Mercyhurst Northeast and Seton Hill University. The Knights’ B team rallied in the later matches to come within five points of beating the Saints but eventually fell 28-24 with Reese Vollmer,...

Women’s wrestling solid throughout NWCA Nationals

Women’s wrestling solid throughout NWCA Nationals

January 22, 2020

After a month-long break, the sixth-ranked Gannon University women’s wrestling team went back into action Jan 10-11 at the NWCA National Duals, held in Louisville, Ky. The Knights posted a 3-2 record to wind up sixth among the 15 teams competing in the two-day event. Gannon defeated No. 10 MacMurray,...

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