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Brothers tighten bonds by running

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Nathan Bottiger, Managing Editor
October 16, 2013

Pitt-Johnstown sophomore Anthony Nguyen and his brother Matt run down a dirt path winding through the woods, crunching leaves beneath their feet and heading in any direction they desire. They call these adventure runs, and they are their favorite type of training, according to Anthony. He said they head... Read more »

Club attracts more players to the court

Nathan Bottiger, Managing Editor
October 11, 2013

One Pitt-Johnstown sports club that is not commonly known is the tennis club, but still the club has seen an increase in members. Sophomore Kylie Truscello, the club’s president, said members play Thursdays and Sundays at Ebensburg Tennis Center, a 15-minute drive from campus. “They have indoor and... Read more »

Lacrosse players want better weather

Nathan Bottiger, Managing Editor
October 11, 2013

Last year, Pitt-Johnstown’s Lacrosse Club was plagued by nasty weather that ended their season early, but, this year, they are hoping for some sunny days. Senior Matt Ziance said the team canceled 10 of their 15 games last year due to poor weather conditions. The team had a 4-1 record last year, and... Read more »

Flood ready to fling their Frisbees

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Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
October 11, 2013

Pitt-Johnstown Ultimate Frisbee team members are getting ready to open their fall season with the annual Forkmanstache tournament Oct. 5-6 at Clarion University. Team members look to start the fall season off on a good note, as they try to build up momentum leading to the annual Pitt-Johnstown tournament,... Read more »

Volleyball gets weekend wins and losses

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
October 2, 2013

Pitt-Johnstown women’s volleyball team got their first taste of conference play over the weekend after having back-to-back doubleheaders Friday and Saturday against newly acquainted nemesises. “It’s a lot of fun, but at the same time it’s a very tough weekend,” senior middle hitter Beth Kendra... Read more »

More fans in stands at sporting events

Nathan Bottiger, Managing Editor
October 2, 2013

Pitt-Johnstown’s fall sports have not seen a lot of fans at games and matches in the last few years, but so far this season the stands seem to be filling a bit more. Senior soccer player Lisa Mix said their 0-7 soccer team has been getting significantly more numbers of people coming to games. “We... Read more »

Only Homecoming game results in loss

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Nathan Bottiger, Managing Editor
October 2, 2013

Pitt-Johnstown’s homecoming ceremonies normally do not put emphasis on sporting events. This year, the only home game was played by the school’s women’s soccer team. The Lady Cats played Slippery Rock University, the defending Pennsylvania Intercollegiate Athletic Conference champions, who also... Read more »

New courses trouble golfers early on

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
September 25, 2013

The Pitt- Johnstown men’s golf team competed in the University of Charleston (W. Va.) Invitational Sept. 16-17.  The team finished No. 15 in a 16-team tournament. The team finished last in the Clarion University Invitational Sept. 8-9. The Charleston Invitational was played at Glare Springs Resort... Read more »

Tryouts completed for newly built team

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Nathan Bottiger, Managing Editor
September 25, 2013

Pitt-Johnstown Athletic Department directors filled many coaching positions during the offseason, and one is to build the program from the ground up. Athletic directors announced at the end of last year that Sabrina Lane would be creating a softball program and becoming the head coach. Lane has acquired... Read more »

Players expect better results ahead

Bobby Scott, Sports Editor
September 19, 2013

The Pitt-Johnstown men’s and women’s soccer players did not start their seasons the way they would like.  The men started the season off with a non-conference loss to Georgian Court (Lakewood Township, N.J.) 2-0 on Sept. 8. The women have already started conference play in their inaugural season... Read more »