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Undefeated rugby lost in 1st playoff

Justin Schmithorst, Sports Editor

October 31, 2018

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On Oct. 20, the Pitt-Johnstown rugby players saw their first loss in a new, higher-level league. They lost their first game to Robert Morris University 17-22 in the playoffs.   Team captain Dom Marini said the loss was a tou...

Freshman to have pivotal role on team

Justin Schmithorst, Sports Editor

October 24, 2018

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A freshman, Fred Mulbah, is to start at point guard for the men’s basketball team. The point guard is the one who is supposed to run a team’s offense and is one of the most important positions. Men’s basketball head coach...

From silver to gold: rugby tries to shine

Tyler McNulty, Editor-in-Chief

October 17, 2018

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With an undefeated season last year, rugby team members advanced into the gold league.  They used to be part of the National Small College Rugby Organization’s silver league.  According to senior Grady Zagorac, the two...

Men’s basketball has new assistant coach

Justin Schmithorst, Sports Editor

October 10, 2018

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The Pitt-Johnstown men’s basketball team has a new volunteer assistant coach for the upcoming season: former Slippery Rock men’s basketball assistant coach Eric Elias.  According to Elias, despite the job being a voluntee...

Runners begin with pair of good finishes

Justin Schmithorst, Sports Editor

September 26, 2018

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The Pitt-Johnstown women’s cross country team has had a good start to their season, finishing second and third in their meets. Sophomore team member Megan Gilles said that she is proud of the team’s good start.  According to Gilles, the biggest reason for the team...

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