The Advocate

Basketball bus caters to both sexes

Olivia Hutchinson, Sports Editor

February 8, 2012

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Along with sharing the same home court, the men’s and women’s basketball teams share a bus when traveling to away games. The teams share the bus when they have games scheduled against the same school on the same day. Senior...

Track starts on the right foot

Nate Bottiger, Staff Writer

February 8, 2012

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Pitt-Johnstown’s women’s track team has completed their first invitational of the season, hosted at Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, Pa. The invitational, called the Susquehanna Orange and Maroon Classic, was Jan. 22. Head...

Frisbee goes on despite $ issue

Olivia Hutchinson, Sports Editor

February 8, 2012

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After making it to regionals last spring, Pitt-Johnstown Ultimate Frisbee Club members hope to make it even further this spring, said president and assistant captain Tyler Fleck. “Last year was the closest we’ve ever made...

Laxcats; twice as many

Nate Bottiger, Staff Writer

January 31, 2012

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This preseason, Pitt-Johnstown’s lacrosse team has more to worry about than in previous years, with an overload of rookies and budget problems. The team doubled the number of players on their roster this season, from 16 to...

Tweets reach students

Olivia Hutchinson, Sports Editor

January 31, 2012

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In addition to word of mouth and fliers, Wellness Center managers are using a new source to daily inform students about classes being offered by the center. Director Katrin Wolfe, who runs the center’s Twitter account, said...

Gym regulars’ dedication gets notice

Olivia Hutchinson, Sports Editor

January 25, 2012

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Some UPJ students work out at the Wellness Center multiple times a day. They might be considered “gym rats.” Junior Lauren Ratkiewicz, who works out at the center throughout the week, said she thinks there are gym rats...

Wall belay works legs, arms and backs

Olivia Hutchinson, Sports Editor

January 25, 2012

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Towering over elliptical machines, treadmills and weights, the 30-foot-high Wellness Center rock wall provides students with an adequate workout, according to Wellness Center employee Kaitlyne Krinock. “I always hear people...

Enrollment does not identify winner

David Dunkleberger, Contributing Writer

January 17, 2012

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The West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference was designed to keep small colleges and universities in the area away from competing unfairly against major universities. Each school’s enrollment number was gathered...

Women’s basketball wins five games in a row

Olivia Hutchinson, Sports Editor

January 17, 2012

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After having a rough start to their season, the Pitt-Johnstown women’s basketball team improved their record with a five-game winning streak. Senior forward Katie McBroom said the wins came with hard work at practice. “We...

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