UPJ makes day special for young sports fan
The Pitt-Johnstown baseball team made one of the most important signings in the program’s history on Wednesday at the Sports Center.
Johnstown resident Jill Miller signed a letter of intent on behalf of her 4-year-old son Brandon, who is battling Chiari Malformation, a brain ailment that leads to pain throughout the young boy’s body on a daily basis.
Warren leads N.C. State past Pittsburgh
T.J. Warren scored a career-high 41 points and N.C. State surged past Pittsburgh 74-67 on Monday night.
Warren’s eighth 30-point game of the year gave the Wolfpack’s flagging NCAA tournament hopes a needed boost. N.C. State (18-12, 8-9 ACC) won for just the second time in its last six games, riding Warren for much of the second half.
The ACC’s leading scorer made seven straight shots at one point and finished 16 of 22 from the field. His emphatic dunk in the final seconds sealed it.
Bishop Carroll grad earns honor
After earning All-Patriot League recognition at the Indoor Track and Field Championships over the weekend, Bucknell senior Emily Waksmunski was honored for her success on the track and in the classroom as a winner of the 2014 Patriot League Indoor Track and Field Scholar-Athlete of the Year award.
Waksmunski finished second in both the 1,000-meter run (2:55.98) and as part of Bucknell’s 4 X 800m relay (9:05.48).
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UPJ puts seven in regional semis
Seven Pitt-Johnstown wrestlers earned semifinal berths and three more are still alive after the first day of the NCAA Division II Super Region I Tournament in the Pitt-Johnstown Sports Center.
Pitt-Johnstown stands in third-place behind Mercyhurst and Notre Dame College after Day 1.
Pitt drops Notre Dame in overtime
Pittsburgh finally found a way to beat Notre Dame – dominate the Irish on the boards.
It wasn’t easy, though.
Penn State women clinch share of title
Ariel Edwards scored 21 points and No. 8 Penn State beat Michigan 77-62 on Saturday to clinch a share of the Big Ten title for the third straight season.
Penn State can win the title outright today if Nebraska loses to Purdue, and Michigan State falls to Indiana.
Notre Dame leads field for UPJ regional
Not too long ago, a Division II Super Region I tournament meant that Pitt-Johnstown was the hunted.
For now, that isn’t the case. But at least the prospective prey is coming into the Mountain Cats’ backyard when the Super Region I tournament occupies the Pitt-Johnstown Sports Center today and Sunday.
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