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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 »

Women are rolling to more derby glory

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Brianna Aultz, Contributing Writer
November 14, 2013

At first glance, the J-town Roller Girls, are an intimidating bunch. Their gear alone—helmets, mouth guards, and knee and elbow pads — make them look abrasive, in addition to the myriad piercings, tattoos and colorful costumes that set this group of women apart from the athletic norm. At a Sunday... Read more »

Wrestlers start season ranked eighth

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
November 8, 2013

The Pitt-Johnstown wrestling team is once again expected to be contention for the Division II wrestling national championship by the time March comes around, at least by the nation’s coaches. The Mountain Cats are ranked eighth in the National Wrestling Coaches Association poll that was released Oct.... Read more »

Soccer players lose senior day games

Nathan Bottiger, Managing Editor
November 8, 2013

Pitt-Johnstown men’s and women’s soccer players acknowledged their seniors Saturday at their last home game of this season. The teams played against Seton Hill University Saturday. The men’s team and the women’s team lost. The men’s team is to have three graduates this year. Nolan Levine, Steve... Read more »

New coach brings new possibilities

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Luke Trotz, Contributing Writer
November 8, 2013

Pitt-Johnstown Sports Center staff lowered the backboards Oct. 15 and hosted the Lady Cats’ first practice of the season. The Lady Cats returned to the gym this year with a new leader for their pride. The Lady Cats’ welcome new coach Mike Drahos for the 2013-2014 season. The new head coach was announced... Read more »

Cross-country outrun at championships

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
November 1, 2013

The Pitt-Johnstown men’s and women’s cross country teams could not keep up with the rest of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference in the conference championships Oct. 26. The women finished in last place in the team standings and the Nguyen brothers (the only two student athletes on the men’s... Read more »

Overtime header decides champions

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Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
November 1, 2013

It took two overtimes to decide the Pitt-Johnstown intramural soccer championship game was held Oct. 21 at the intramural fields on campus. The game went right down to the wire has team ‘Merica defeated team No Rules Redemption 3-2 in two overtimes. Both teams were neck and neck throughout the title... Read more »

Golfers look to improve after losses

Nathan Bottiger, Managing Editor
November 1, 2013

Pitt-Johnstown’s golf team competed last weekend at conference championships, and the team ended their season in last place out of eight teams. The conference invitational was held at Hershey Links Golf Course. Senior Zack McQueen said the course was a good one. “It was a links style course, so there... Read more »

Runners adjust for championship race

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Nathan Bottiger, Managing Editor
October 24, 2013

Pitt-Johnstown’s men’s and women’s cross-country runners will have to wait a little longer to run in the conference invitational. The runners were scheduled to compete at the Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Athletic Conference championships Sunday, but the competition has been postponed to this Saturday. The... Read more »

Top three scorers continue to kill it

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Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
October 24, 2013

The Pitt-Johnstown women’s volleyball team is off to an extraordinary start in their first year of Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference play. The team has mounted a 9-4 conference record (15-6 overall) and won seven straight games before losing to Gannon University in five sets last Friday. The Lady... Read more »