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Bowling gives club chances to bond

Nathan Bottiger, Editor-in-Chief
February 12, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown’s history club members attended Rock n’ Glow bowling, where rock music from the last thirty years blared over speakers and disco balls spit light onto the lanes and walls. Richland Lanes hosts all  40 lanes are available during the two and a half hours of Rock n’ Glow bowling. History... Read more »

Basketball players prepare for playoffs

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Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
February 12, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown men’s and women’s basketball teams are gearing up for the conference tournament with three games remaining for each team. The Mountain Cats split their two games this week, starting with a home win against Clarion University. Senior forward Bill Luther led the team with 20 points and... Read more »

Resilient wrestlers continue winning

February 7, 2014

The Pitt Johnstown wrestling team is riding high with only three more dual meets left in the season. The Mountain Cats are 12th ranked nationally with an 11-1 overall record and nine straight victories dating back to Nov. 26. The lineup has changed quite a bit since the first win to start the streak... Read more »

Ice Cats claw their way to dominance

Nathan Bottiger, Editor-in-Chief
February 7, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown hockey players played two home games last weekend, winning Friday over Indiana University of Pennsylvania before losing Saturday in a close shootout loss to Penn State-Altoona. Junior Troy Schall said the Ice Cats generated a lot of offense Friday in their domination of Indiana University... Read more »

Student athletes hit the books hard

Thalia Ortiz, Contributing Writer
February 7, 2014

Student athletes suffer from at least one stereotype that does not portray them accurately, that they have bad grades. But at Pitt-Johnstown, this is not the case.  81 athletes participating in a sport at Pitt-Johnstown made the 2013 fall semester’s dean’s list. Among these student athletes, the... Read more »

Lady Cats reach .500 after tough loss

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
January 31, 2014

The Pitt-Johnstown women’s basketball team has lost their fifth game in the past six and their second straight, as they were defeated last Wednesday, 86-47, by Gannon University. Gannon came into the game ranked fifth in the nation and had just lost their first game of the season to Edinboro University. The... Read more »

Wrestlers roll to seventh straight win

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
January 31, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown’s wrestling team is riding high as they are in the midst of a seven-match winning streak and are ranked 13th nationally. The team defeated conference foe Seton Hill University 36-10, last Wednesday. The Mountain Cats jumped out to a 9-0 lead to start the match thanks to a forfeit in... Read more »

Men drop to sixth place after losses

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
January 31, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown men’s basketball team now has lost three straight games including two this week.  It started by suffering their fourth road loss of the season to Gannon University, last Wednesday. The Mountain Cats loss to Gannon in a game that got away in the second half. The team was able to cut... Read more »

Administrators deny ski slope petition T

Trevor Leard, Staff Writer
January 24, 2014

Having a campus ski slope may attract a lot of students’ attention but, according to university officials, it is just not possible. But that doesn’t mean the Ski and Snowboard Club members won’t be hitting the slopes after gearing up for what has been one of the coldest winters for most. In November,... Read more »

Athletics funds varies in conference

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
January 24, 2014

Whether it is Division I or the lowest level in National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics, recruiting is an essential part to any athlete program’s success. Division I programs rely heavily on full ride scholarships to attract top recruits. Every Division I school has enough enrollment, wealthy... Read more »