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Ladies to raise banner

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Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
September 29, 2014

It has been nearly three weeks since Pitt-Johnstown women’s volleyball team opened its season as defending champions and through nine games the team has yet to play in front of a home crowd. That is to change this weekend as the Lady Cats are scheduled to play in their season’s first home game Friday... Read more »

Discs are a’ flyin’ in club sport preps

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Emily Moore, Staff Writer
September 29, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown’s ultimate Frisbee team, UPJ Flood, has come into a new year with new opportunities. The team has few veterans, five or six, with more than half the team consisting of 10 to 13 freshmen. “The team is better than last year purely because we have a lot of raw talent coming in,” junior... Read more »

Soccer players covet victories

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
September 29, 2014

Not much has changed for Pitt-Johnstown men and women’s soccer teams from last season so far. Both teams are off to a winless start weeks into the season for at least the second year in a row. While non-conference play is winding down for the Mountain Cats and conference play is ramping up for the... Read more »

Rugby redo is planned

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Emily Moore, Contributing Writer
September 16, 2014

Campus Rugby players would like their team to become better known.  “UPJ Rugby isn’t marketed,” said senior rugby player Josh Horner. “Not many people know it is even here of our verbal marketing has produced a lot of kids coming out and speaking about it.” According to Farm Ape Rugby team... Read more »

New coach brings new hope for golf

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
September 16, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown had a coaching vacancy to fill over the summer when men’s golf coach Patrick Greer resigned. Greer, a local golf pro, let go of the helm because he said he wanted to spend more time running his golf business and to pursue his professional golfing career.  Out goes Greer and in comes... Read more »

Golfers rebuild from the drive

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
September 16, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown men’s golf team has come into the season with several different faces. The team comes into the year with eight returning players, but, since a team can have only five golfers qualify for a tournament, there will be younger players attempting to lead Pitt-Johnstown to prominence. “Last... Read more »

High hopes for ladies

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Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
September 12, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown women’s volleyball team opened the season over the weekend like they never have before, as defending champions. Along with defending the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference crown comes a bigger target on the back of the Lady Cats as they were picked to win the East Division in the... Read more »

Soccer players aim to improve

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Emily Moore, Contributing Writer
September 12, 2014

With both the men’s and women’s soccer teams having poor seasons last year with no conference wins, (Men’s 2-16) (Women’s 1-16), both teams have been working hard to improve this year.  Women’s soccer coach Rachel Gironda said, “We already have improved from last year, we are faster, more... Read more »

Students fall to faculty in charity game

Nathan Bottiger, Editor-in-Chief
April 18, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown’s faculty and staff team beat the students’ team April 9 in the annual Make-A-Wish charity game. The students led the teachers 17-16, ending the first quarter, but the faculty/staff took the lead at the end of the half, 32-26. The faculty/staff held their lead through the third and... Read more »

Senior pitcher leading baseball team

Bobby Scott, Editor-in-Chief
April 18, 2014

Before this past weekend’s doubleheaders against Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Pitt-Johnstown’s baseball team was struggling to find a rhythm offensively (the team has scored seven runs in the last five games) and defensively (the team has given up 31 runs in the last five games). The team... Read more »