THE GANNON KNIGHT

Spring semester brings new sports

January 22, 2020

Fall semester is over, and we are off to the spring. Break was hectic for me, yet even crazier for Gannon sports. Numerous Knights teams were still playing. We had wins, losses, heartbreaks and a few last-minute victories. And we are going to dive into a brief catch-up on what you missed. First off...

Looking back on a career: Matt Johnson in perspective

Looking back on a career: Matt Johnson in perspective

January 22, 2020

With each sports season comes some athlete’s last time playing. For the Gannon University men’s basketball team, Matthew Johnson is one of those players. Johnson, from Chicago, is a senior point guard on the team and sport and exercise science major. He began playing the sport at a young age,...

Second straight Porreco Cup for Gannon women

Second straight Porreco Cup for Gannon women

January 22, 2020

Driven by Tori Obenrader’s second double-double in as many games, the Gannon University women’s basketball team defeated crosstown rival Mercyhurst, 61-46, in the Porreco Pride of Erie Games Saturday at Mercyhurst. The victory improved the Knights’ overall record to 13-4 and left them 9-2 in Pennsylvania...

Men’s basketball has interesting start to season

Men’s basketball has interesting start to season

December 4, 2019

Gannon University’s men’s basketball team finished the Gary Miller Classic 1-1, driven by two 20-plus point performances from DeAnte Cisero and Frank Webb in consecutive games. The Knights tipped off the classic Friday night at the Hammermill Center against Alderson Broaddus, a game in which Cisero...

Dominating the competition women’s basketball at 5-2

Dominating the competition women’s basketball at 5-2

December 4, 2019

The Gannon University women’s basketball team saw its four-game winning streak snapped by Bowie State University Saturday, 58-46, in a nonconference game at Bowie, Md. The loss dropped Gannon’s overall record to 5-2 going into Saturday’s Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference game at Kutztown....

Knights volleyball ready for NCAA Tournament

Knights volleyball ready for NCAA Tournament

December 4, 2019

The Gannon University women’s volleyball team had a bittersweet Thanksgiving break after falling to Shepherd 3-0 in the semifinals of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Tournament on Nov. 22. But the break proved more sweet than bitter when the Knights learned they were named the second seed...

NCAA Tournament starts off nicely for Knights soccer

NCAA Tournament starts off nicely for Knights soccer

December 4, 2019

The Gannon University men’s soccer team enjoyed a successful start to its NCAA Division II Tournament campaign, and the Knights will look to continue that success Thursday when they host the University of Charleston at 1 p.m. at McConnell Family Stadium in the semifinals of Super Region 1. The second-seeded...

Gannon sports to hold championships

November 20, 2019

Looking for something to do this weekend? Well, folks, this is going to be an entertaining weekend for Gannon sports as we have numerous championships and tournaments happening. So I am here to help you navigate what is going on. First off, we have Gannon cross country, where Joseph Westrick and Ryan...

Men’s soccer to host regional tourney

Men’s soccer to host regional tourney

November 20, 2019

The Gannon University men’s soccer team came up short in its bid to take home a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Tournament championship last week, but the Knights’ season is far from over. Despite losing to Millersville in the PSAC Tournament finals, 1-0, Sunday, fifth-ranked Gannon was selected...

Knights football welcomes new head coach Raeburn

Knights football welcomes new head coach Raeburn

November 20, 2019

What a difference a year makes. It was just about a year ago at this time that Erik Raeburn learned he’d been relieved of his duties as head football coach after three seasons at Division I Savannah State University in Georgia. On Tuesday, Raeburn’s career took a different turn as he was named...

Gannon’s volleyball opens PSAC tourney with win

Gannon’s volleyball opens PSAC tourney with win

November 20, 2019

The Gannon University women’s volleyball team opened play in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Tournament Tuesday night by defeating Edinboro, 22-25, 25-19, 25-13, 25-11, at the Hammermill Center. The victory improved the Knights’ overall record on the season to 27-5 and stretched their...

Women top 90 in back-to-back victories

Women top 90 in back-to-back victories

November 19, 2019

Gannon University’s women’s basketball team filled up the basket this past week, scoring more than 90 points in two consecutive games for the first time since the 2013-14 season. The Knights needed every point they could get in their 93-89 home win over Fairmont State on Nov. 13, but they had an...

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