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Former teacher is new wrestling coach

Cory Geer, Sports Editor

January 25

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Pitt-Johnstown’s new assistant wrestling coach Aaron Konitzer said he made a tough decision to become a coach. “I left a full-time teaching position at Port Washington High School in Wisconsin to become a grad-assistant at ...

Losing streak is over; Lady Cats winners

Sarah Francowic, Staff Writer

January 25

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The Slippery Rock University women’s basketball team produced its highest scoring output of the season and shot above 50 percent from the field, but it wasn’t enough as Pitt-Johnstown players defeated the Rock, 88-84 Wednes...

Women’s soccer hitting the books hard

Emily Moore, Staff Writer

January 18

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Coaches and athletes have had to work with NCAA Division II athletic standards every year. Standard NCAA rules and regulations state that Divison II athletes must have a 1.8 semester GPA or above both semester their freshman ye...

Hot 3-point shooting result in key win

Sarah Francowic, Staff Writer

January 18

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The California University of Pennsylvania men’s basketball team was never able to recover from an early 16-point deficit Wednesday night: they suffered a 101-70 loss against Pitt-Johnstown in Pennsylvania State Athletic Conf...

Law wins championship

Cory Geer, Sports Editor

December 14

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Cody Law won a wrestling championship at 157 pounds., and Tyler Reinhart was the runner-up at 165 pounds. They lead a group of five Mountain Cats who placed in the top-five at Saturday’s 2016 PSAC Wrestling Championships at...

Poor shooting leads to Lady Cats’ loss

Sarah Francowic, Staff Writer

December 14

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Lock Haven University turned an 11-point deficit, late in the third quarter, into a 59-49 victory over the Lady Cats on Saturday afternoon in the Sports Center. Junior forward Olivia McCabe led Pitt-Johnstown with 12 points a...

Lady Cats end season in second round

Emily Moore, Staff Writer

December 14

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After finishing their season with a 15-3 record, the Pitt-Johnstown women’s volleyball team went 2-1 in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Tournament, losing in three sets to the Gannon Golden Knights, but that did not end t...

Lady Cats fall short in NCAA Tournament

Emily Moore, Staff Writer

December 7

Filed under Sports

The Lady Cats season came to an end with a 25-10 overall record. Top-seeded and defending national champion Wheeling (W.Va.) Jesuit University finished strong in all three sets in a 25-15, a 25-17 and a 25-19 sweep over the Lady...

Rugby wins title match

Sarah Francowic, Staff Writer

December 7

Filed under Sports

The Pitt-Johnstown rugby team finished off the post-season Nov. 19 with a 15-0 win over St. Francis University in the Three Rivers Collegiate Rugby Conference championship match. The FarmApes extended their undefeated streak to 11-0...

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