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Students react to the NFL anthem protests

Justin Schmithorst, Circulation Director

November 15, 2017

Filed under Sports

Students and student-athletes seem to have differing opinions on kneeling during the national anthem before NFL games. Sophomore Brennan Brokaw said he didn’t object to the protest. “They can do what they want. It’s fine,” Brokaw sai...

Baseball players have unusual workout

Justin Schmithorst, Circulation Director

November 15, 2017

Filed under Sports

Pitt-Johnstown baseball players have engaged in unusual workout routines at the Wellness Center. Some workouts have been done for years, while others have taken the team by storm more recently. Over the past few months yoga has be...

Pitt-Johnstown athletes face injuries

Emily Moore, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

Filed under Sports

Athletes are always at a high risk for injuries. Pitt-Johnstown athletes have suffered serious injuries playing the sport that they love. Junior pitcher Devon Walker played for the Mountain Cats last season, but is no able to ...

Pitt-Johnstown athletes have rituals

Emily Moore, Staff Writer

November 8, 2017

Filed under Sports

Superstitions and pre-game rituals have become a part of a routine that many, if not all, athletes follow.` Superstitions and rituals are intended to bring athletes good luck during their soon-to-come athletic performance. Pitt-Joh...

Cross country runs in conference tournament

Emily Moore, Staff Writer

October 24, 2017

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Saturday, the Pitt-Johnstown men’s and women’s cross-country teams competed in the 2017 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Championships at the University of California (Pa.) Pitt-Johnstown women senior cross country runn...

Pitt-Johnstown recruit adjusting to the states

Cory Geer, Sports Editor

October 11, 2017

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The Pitt-Johnstown men’s basketball team is to add three freshman this year. Steven Votodian from Munhall, Allegheney County, Drew Magestro from Sharon, Mercer County and Marcin Wiszomirski from Warsaw, Poland. Wiszomirski said he ...

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