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Photo story (April 5, 2017)

Natasha Bazika, Chief Photographer

April 5, 2017

Filed under Photo Stories, Sports

On March 25, Pitt-Johnstown rugby players tackled their way to a win against Robert Morris University....

Trainers help athletes overcome injuries

Emily Moore, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

Filed under Sports

Pitt-Johnstown athletic trainers have an important role in athletes’ careers. The trainers work around the athletes’ schedules to be available to stretch, heat or massage muscles. According to Pitt-Johnstown head athlet...

Athletes’ concussions are prevailing injuries

Sarah Francowic, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017

Filed under Sports

About 175,000 children and young adults are treated each year in emergency rooms nationwide for sports-related concussions, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC defines a concussion as a type of ...

March madness tournament is under way

Cory Geer, Sports Editor

March 22, 2017

Filed under Sports

March means that 68 Division I men’s college basketball teams are trying to bring home a National Championship. The 2016 National Collegiate Athletic Association men’s tournament was the association’s most-watched tournament i...

Rugby Club connecting with Mountain Cat pride

Sarah Francowic, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017

Filed under Sports

The Pitt-Johnstown men’s rugby club changed their team name Feb. 6 from the FarmApes to the Thunder Cats to better connect to Mountain Cat pride. Rugby club President Owen Small said, even though the FarmApe name was cher...

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