The Advocate

Men’s golf looking to improve this year

Emily Moore, Staff Writer

September 20, 2017

Filed under Sports

Pitt-Johnstown’s men’s golf team opened their season Sunday against Clarion University at Treasure Lake Resort, Dubois, Pa. The team has increased in their roster number compared with last year, according to sophomore Nolan...

Fantasy football kicks off

Cory Geer, Sports Editor

September 20, 2017

Filed under Sports

With the National Football League underway, fantasy football is in full swing. Roughly a quarter of the U.S. population are getting ready to play fantasy football, according to American Express Co. of New York City. The company’s...

Photo story (April 5, 2017)

Natasha Bazika, Chief Photographer

April 5, 2017

Filed under Photo Stories, Sports

On March 25, Pitt-Johnstown rugby players tackled their way to a win against Robert Morris University....

Trainers help athletes overcome injuries

Emily Moore, Staff Writer

April 5, 2017

Filed under Sports

Pitt-Johnstown athletic trainers have an important role in athletes’ careers. The trainers work around the athletes’ schedules to be available to stretch, heat or massage muscles. According to Pitt-Johnstown head athlet...

Athletes’ concussions are prevailing injuries

Sarah Francowic, Staff Writer

March 29, 2017

Filed under Sports

About 175,000 children and young adults are treated each year in emergency rooms nationwide for sports-related concussions, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC defines a concussion as a type of ...

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