The Advocate

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...

Cats skate through ailments

Brandon Zeris, Copy Editor

December 6, 2011

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The Pitt-Johnstown Ice Cats have been hit hard by illness and injuries, but some members said the team has played well despite the problems. Many players have been playing with the flu, according to Head Coach Dave Layman. “Our...

Opening day, hunters scope deer

Nate Bottiger, Staff Writer

December 6, 2011

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So far this season, it seems that good weather conditions have provided a good environment for Pitt-Johnstown who look forward to deer season’s first week. Senior Brian Gindlesperger said he has been enjoying this season...

Cross-country earns 10th place in conference

David Dunkleberger, Contributing Writer

November 16, 2011

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The women on UPJ’s cross-country team ended their 2011 season on a bitter note. This feeling came from the 10th place finish at the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Championship. The championship, hosted...

Men’s basketball ranked second in poll

Nate Bottiger, Staff Writer

November 16, 2011

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As of Nov. 2, the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown’s men’s basketball team is ranked second in the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference’s preseason coaches poll. Pitt-Johnstown ranked behind West Liberty...

Cheerleaders high on money pyramid

Olivia Hutchinson, Sports Editor

November 8, 2011

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Pitt-Johnstown cheerleaders not only receive the third highest allocation of any on-campus club, they raise the most as well. According to squad president Erica Wiley, the cheerleaders are able to raise $30,000 annually. ...

Soccer team loses first round of tournament

Nate Bottiger, Staff Writer

November 8, 2011

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Pitt-Johnstown’s men’s soccer team qualified for the West Virginia Intercollegiate Athletic Conference tournament two weeks ago and lost in the first round of the tournament Nov. 1. Pitt-Johnstown had qualified for the...

Volleyball players earn national stats

D.J. Shoffstall, Copy Editor

November 2, 2011

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Four Pitt-Johnstown volleyball players have made division II national statistics. Sophomore middle hitter Beth Kendera tops the national list for the Lady Cats at No.29 in blocks per set with a 1.1, and is No.1 in the West...

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