Subscribe to The Advocate Follow us on Twitter Follow us on Facebook

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 »

Luther not satisfied with 1,000 points

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
January 24, 2014

Ever since senior forward Bill Luther became a Pitt-Johnstown student-athlete, he has been part of the Mountain Cats’ basketball team success. Part of the Pittsburgh Post Gazette’s high school basketball Fab 5 of 2010, Luther was immediately placed in the starting lineup during his freshman year. Luther... Read more »

Teams prepare to play conference foes

Nathan Bottiger, Managing Editor
December 2, 2013

Pitt-Johnstown’s men’s and women’s basketball players won their games last Thursday, both by large margins. The men’s team opened their season Nov. 11 against Penn State-Altoona. The Mountain Cats won 88-51 with all nine active scoring players. Senior Bill Luther hit five 3-point field goals... Read more »

Players digging late season streak

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
December 2, 2013

The Pitt-Johnstown women’s volleyball team ended their first regular season of Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference play with beating Millersville University and losing to Shippensburg University this past weekend. The Lady Cats had already clinched the second seed in the eastern division bracket... Read more »

Wrestlers dominate, but still hungry

Sports1120Web1

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
December 2, 2013

The No. 8 ranked Pitt-Johnstown wrestling team kicked off the regular season at home Nov. 13 by defeating No. 16 University of Findlay (Ohio) 42-6 in their first dual meet of the season. The Mountain Cats now have a winning streak of 15 dual meets after their win against the Oilers, a team that beat... Read more »

Teams set for new conference tipoff

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
November 14, 2013

Pitt-Johnstown men’s and women’s basketball players are starting their season with chips on their shoulders to start their inaugural season in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference play. The Mountains Cats have been picked by the conference’s coaches to finish fifth of eight teams in the Western... Read more »