Category Archives: Sports & Rec

13 struggles only student-athletes understand

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1. Four words: “Get on the line.” You die a little bit inside when your coaches yell that phrase. 2. Finding random bruises.  Everywhere. You take off you coat and a friend says, “Holy crap, what the heck is that?!”

Hockey and water polo teams square off in ‘Pool vs. Pond Challenge’

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Sports crossovers are a rare occurrence. When Gannon’s club hockey team took on the men’s basketball team in a skills competition last week, it was an exciting event partly because it was unprecedented here at Gannon. And now, they’re at

No. 13 Gannon women’s basketball runs away with season-opening win over No. 19 Glenville State

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Photo Gallery Video Highlights & Interviews THE BASICSScore: Gannon 94, Glenville State 77Records: Gannon (1-0), Glenville State (0-1)Location: Erie, Pa.  | Hammermill CenterThe Short Story: The No. 13 Gannon women’s basketball team opened the 2014-15 campaign with a 94-77 win over No. 19 Glenville

PLAYLIST: Get fired up during game time


Whether you’re on the field, on the bench, or on the couch, sports fans everywhere enjoy getting pumped up for games. Here are some tried-and-true songs to get your heart racing and ready to scream your way through any sporting

Football team captures share of PSAC West Championship with 31-21 victory against IUP


THE RUNDOWN Score: at Gannon 31, Indiana (Pa.) 21 Records: Gannon (8-2, 7-2 PSAC), Indiana (Pa.) (6-4, 5-4 PSAC) Location: Erie, Pa. – Gannon University Field The Short Story: Gannon out-scored Indiana (Pa.) 17-7 during the second half en route

Women’s soccer clinches berth to PSAC tournament in dominating win over Clarion, 4-1

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THE BASICSScore: Gannon 4, at Clarion 1Location: Clarion, Pa. – Memorial StadiumRecords: Gannon (9-8, 9-7 PSAC) / Clarion (3-11-2, 3-11-2 PSAC)The Short Story: The Gannon women’s soccer team secured their sixth berth in seven seasons to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Tournament following

Back-to-back wins set tone for club hockey season


The Gannon club hockey team started off their season earlier this month with a 2-0 weekend. They won their first game of the year against Medaille College, beating them 5-4 in a four-round shootout. They followed that game with a

Gannon student-athletes recognized for smarts and skill


Gannon University’s student-athletes proceed to top many of the charts this week. Not only has the football team seen its best start in recent years, but the volleyball and softball teams are making strides. For starters, junior running back Brock

Ultimate Frisbee flies high

Ultimate Frisbee

Ultimate Frisbee is one of those sports that every university has but not many people know about. It’s much more than a background activity played by a couple kids with a disc. It’s a fast-growing national and international sport. The

Volleyball team rolls through PSAC


The Gannon University women’s volleyball team continued to dominate earlier this month, as Gannon and Edinboro hosted University of Charleston, West Virginia State, West Liberty University, and Notre Dame College. In a round-robin tournament, Gannon, who entered the tournament 3-0, won