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Streaking wrestlers focus on top prize

Emily Moore, Sports Editor
February 20, 2015

Pitt-Johnstown wrestlers have blown through most of their competitors this year. Their overall record this season is 12-2with a conference record of 5-2. Their only losses were against Kutztown University and Mercyhurst University. Right now, the team is preparing for the 2015  regional tournament Feb.... Read more »

Players want victories to offset slump season

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Emily Moore, Sports Editor
February 5, 2015

Pitt-Johnstown men and women’s basketball teams have been in a slump lately, not being able to pull through a game when needed. The conference record for both teams is 6-9, and the overall record 9-10 as of Jan. 29. Senior forward Ian Vescovi said that his team knows that they have hit a rough patch. “We... Read more »

Routines vital to each player

Bobby Scott, Editor-In-Chief
February 5, 2015

Pregame rituals or routines are something every team or athlete participates in whether one calls  them so or not. Many things can be considered a pregame ritual. Simple or complicated, pregame routines are what athletes will partake in throughout their careers, and it is not different when it comes... Read more »

New wrestlers step up to winning ways

Bobby Scott, Editor-In-Chief
February 5, 2015

Pitt-Johnstown’s grapplers have found a way to get the job done on the mat whether it is a freshman who is in the infantile stages of his collegiate wrestling career, or a 24-year-old senior starting his season halfway through the schedule. The Mountain Cats are ranked 19th in the nation with a 8-1... Read more »

Individuals succeed in season’s start

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Emily Moore, Sports Editor
January 29, 2015

Pitt-Johnstown track and field team members have started their season in full swing this month. The men and women’s track and field teams traveled on Jan. 17 to West Virginia University for their first meet. Sophomore mid-distance runner Rebecca Schorr placed first in the 800-meter run with a time... Read more »

Softball players prepare for spring trip

Bobby Scott, Editor-In-Chief
January 29, 2015

After almost two years since the announcement of a softball program forming at Pitt-Johnstown, the inaugural season is steadily approaching. The Lady Cats go into a conference that had six teams make it to the 2014 Atlantic Regionals for softball. One could say the Lady Cats have their work cut out for... Read more »

Expectations high for streaking Icecats

Emily Moore, Sports Editor
January 29, 2015

The Pitt-Johnstown hockey team has been on a winning streak. On Jan. 11, the Icecats beat the St. Vincent College Polar Bearcats with a score of 6-5. Jan. 17, the Icecats defeated the Penn State-Behrend Lions 18-1. Six players scored goals in those two games. On Jan. 18, the Icecats defeated Robert Morris... Read more »

Sophomore shines in clutch situations

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Emily Moore, Sports Editor
January 20, 2015

The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown men’s basketball team has a conference record of 5-5 so far this season. Although he is only the second highest scorer on the men’s basketball team, sophomore forward A.J. Leahey seems to have a knock for putting up points when it matters most. His clutch... Read more »

Season’s first pitches are down South

Bobby Scott, Editor-In-Chief
January 20, 2015

In 17 days, the Pitt-Johnstown baseball team is to embark on an 11-week marathon that is the 2015 regular season in Pembroke, N.C. Head coach Todd Williams’ team is scheduled to begin the season on the road, playing their first 13 games in three states outside Pennsylvania. The team started practice... Read more »

Wrestlers rank fourth in Super Region

Emily Moore, Sports Editor
January 20, 2015

Pitt- Johnstown wrestlers are doing well so far this season. The team is ranked fourth in the Super Region rankings, covering the East. Within the Super Region rankings, multiple Mountain Cat wrestlers were ranked in the top 10 of their weight class. This includes, national qualifier junior Evan Link... Read more »