THE GANNON KNIGHT

Student wears school pride on sleeve, face

December 8, 2010

Crazed fans are as much a part of sports as the seventh-inning stretch or an in-game T-shirt toss. These vocal spectators use costumes, jeers and attitude to make it tough for opposing players – and supporters. The Dawg Pound has been a thorn in the side of any visitor to Cleveland since 1985, wh...

Gannon loses two straight games during first road tilt

December 8, 2010

The Gannon University men’s basketball is only four games into its  season, but has already managed both a winning and losing streak. After vanquishing the competition in the 27th annual Gary Miller Classic, the Knights first road trip of the year resulted in two losses, including a 78-74 ...

LeBron helps editor see big picture

December 8, 2010

I’m a curmudgeon – kind of. I enjoy the company of people – on a good day. But when it comes to the general populace and societal institutions, I am ye of little faith. Friedrich Nietzsche had a stronger belief in God than I do in civilization. Insult was added to injury as I watched, in h...

Volleyball team loses to Wheeling Jesuit in NCAA opening round

December 1, 2010

In their second consecutive NCAA playoff appearance, the Gannon University women’s volleyball team fell short in its first round game against Wheeling Jesuit University, losing 3-1 on Nov. 19. The Knights ended their regular season on a tear, winning seven of their last 10 matches before ent...

Early meets go swimmingly for Gannon

December 1, 2010

After rocky starts, the Gannon University men’s and women’s swimming teams have found their sea legs at the midpoint of the season. Swimming and diving coach Nathan Walters characterized the teams’ sudden hot streak as “timely,” as the women improved to a 4-2 record in dual meets to go...

Editor surprised at McDaniels’ ineptitude

December 1, 2010

As I watched Sam Bradford, the future of my favorite NFL franchise, carve up the Denver defense for 36 points, I only had one thought on my mind, and it had nothing to do with the St. Louis Rams. I was dumbfounded at how Josh McDaniels still has a job as a head coach. In a year when a tiff...

Basketball wins Cal tournament on way to 3-1 start

December 1, 2010

Many of the names and numbers may have changed after the Gannon University women’s basketball team’s record season last year, but the Knights still have the same goal in mind – winning. Gannon began its regular season over Thanksgiving Break, playing to a 3-1 record in the Ferris State and California...

Offense paves way for Knights’ Classic title

December 1, 2010

The Gannon University men’s basketball team has one thing in common with its 2008-09 Elite Eight predecessor. Both teams handedly defeated the competition on their way to winning the Gary Miller Classic. The 2010 version conquered the 27th annual four-team tournament by defeating No. 14 Ce...

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