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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 »

Golfers expect to improve this season

Nathan Bottiger, Editor-in-Chief
April 9, 2014

Seniors Zack McQueen and Mike Macionsky led Pitt-Johnstown’s golf team, March 30 and 31 into a last place finish to start their spring season. Pitt-Johnstown attended the West Liberty (W. Va.) University Invitational, which included 60 golfers at the Oglebay Resort, W. Va. The Mountain Cats finished... Read more »

Mountain Cats stay even in conference

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
April 9, 2014

The Pitt-Johnstown baseball team continues to fight their way through the home stretch of their season against newly acquainted conference opponents. The Mountain Cats split a doubleheader with California University of Pennsylvania last Tuesday, keeping Pitt-Johnstown’s conference record at a .500. Junior... Read more »

Cats run, throw to first-place finishes

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
April 9, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown men and women’s track and field competed in the Frostburg (Md.) University Invitational this past weekend when both teams had a student-athlete place first in their events. For the Lady Cats, freshman Rebecca Schorr won the 800-meter run event with a time of 2:26 to lead the way for... Read more »

Frisbee players winless in group stage

Nathan Bottiger, Editor-in-Chief
April 7, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown’s Frisbee players headed into last weekend’s 50-team tournament undefeated and ranked eighth in USA Ultimate’s Division III standings. The Flood finished their pool stage Saturday, losing all four games. Their ranking will drop due to their performance last weekend. Pitt-Johnstown... Read more »

Pitchers change speed to bait batters

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
April 7, 2014

With Pitt-Johnstown’s baseball team’s season about halfway completed, how well the team members pitch becomes more of a factor as time rolls on. The depth a team has in their bullpen and starting rotation can be the difference between an abysmal and a respectable season. There are still a lot of... Read more »

Lady Cats confident to win in playoffs

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
February 26, 2014

Pitt-Johnstown women’s basketball team clinched a spot in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference championship tournament despite being defeated by Gannon University last Saturday, 71-50. The Lady Cats were the fifth ranked team in the conference’s western division after last Saturday’s game... Read more »