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Thursday October 23 2014
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After completing the 2013-14 regular season with a record of 14-16-5, the Robert Morris University men’s hockey team came into the Atlantic Hockey Association Playoff Tournament as an underdog.

But the team came together and won six out of their seven playoff games to capture the tournament and earn their first berth to the NCAA National Tournament.

10/01/2014 - 10:53
Alex Stumpf
Pitt and Penn State were fairly well-represented in last month’s NFL Draft, with each school sending three players into the league via the annual draft. The western Pennsylvania region also saw three players selected.

The first local player taken was no surprise, as Pitt defensive tackle Aaron Donald went 13th overall to the St. Louis Rams.

06/06/2014 - 11:44
Tony DeFazio
Karvel Anderson is almost certainly good enough to play professional basketball. But will it be in the NBA? Anderson is no stranger to life as a long-shot, having faced adversity his entire life.

Perhaps “faced” isn’t the right word.

06/06/2014 - 09:43
Geoff Pfeil
Colonials welcome four freshmen, two juniors and a transfer to roster

Robert Morris men's basketball Andy Toole announced the program's 2014-15 recruiting class Tuesday, which includes four freshmen, two junior college transfers and one transfer.

05/28/2014 - 08:07
PSR Staff
Karvel Anderson scored 23 points and Lucky Jones added 15 and 9 rebounds but the short-handed Robert Morris Colonials fell to Belmont 82-71 in the second-round of the NIT.

Robert Morris saw its run in the 2014 National Invitation Tournament (NIT) come to an end Friday night as Belmont earned an 82-71 victory over the Colonials at the Curb Event Center.

03/21/2014 - 23:50
PSR Staff
Karvel Anderson drained nine 3-pointers and scored 38 points, Lucky Jones added 25 points, 9 rebounds and 5 assists, and Robert Morris knocked off St. John's 89-78 at Carnesecca Arena in the first round of the NIT.

Robert Morris improved to 22-13 and will play Belmont in the second round Friday night at 9:30 in Nashville.

03/18/2014 - 21:44
PSR Staff
Colonials making second straight appearance in NIT and sixth postseason appearance in last seven years

Robert Morris will make its second straight appearance in the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) Tuesday, March 18, when it travels to New York, N.Y., for a 7:00 p.m. tip against St.

03/16/2014 - 22:55
PSR Staff
Mount St. Mary's jumped out to a 17-point lead in the opening 13 minutes and went on to upset Robert Morris 88-71, preventing the Colonials from reaching the NCAA Tournament.

Stakes are high in college basketball’s mid-major conference championship games and so are the adrenaline levels of everyone involved.

03/11/2014 - 22:47
Ryan Bertonaschi
Karvel Anderson had 21 points, all in second half, and Lucky Jones added 18 as Robert Morris overcame a brutal first half to edge St. Francis PA 60-57 and advance to the NEC title game.

Robert Morris opened the second half with a 15-2 run to turn a five-point deficit into an eight-point advantage and held on for a 60-57 victory over No. 6 seed Saint Francis U.

03/08/2014 - 19:00
PSR Staff
Lucky Jones had 19 points, 7 rebounds and 4 assists to lead Robert Morris over Fairleigh Dickinson 60-53 in the NEC Tournament quarterfinals.

Since early-January, when Robert Morris lost six players to off-the-court issues, the Colonials stunned teams by shooting the 3, defending the 3, and grabbing defensive rebounds.

03/06/2014 - 01:00
Ryan Bertonaschi
Domestic violence is awful. That’s something most of us can agree on, in black and white terms. Right? Wrong. Domestic violence, like so many problematic subjects, has shades of gray.
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One week left in the 2014 WPIAL regular season. One week left for teams to prove they’re ready for the playoffs.
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The Baldwin Highlanders (3-6) will look to the Altavilla brothers—Doug and Nick—against the Bethel Park Blackhawks (7-4) in Friday’s Quad A Southeastern Conference battle.
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Perennial regular season leaders rebuild, the West gets stronger, analytics take center stage and the draft is reconfigured. Here are four league-wide storylines to follow as the NHL season gets underway.
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A starter since her freshman year of high school, Brenna Wise has made a name for herself throughout her conference, the greater Pittsburgh area and across the state of Pennsylvania.
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Western PA has long-provided the NFL with some of its top-end talent and that continues to be the case. As of the end of the September, 21 former WPIAL or Pittsburgh City League players graced NFL rosters.
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There is no shortage of great athletes to come out of the Mon-Valley, but perhaps no single institution has produced more great athletes than old Donora High School (now part of Ringgold). The WPIAL Hall of Fame has recognized the following Donora greats.
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Through five games, there are a few teams and a few players who have stood out above the rest.
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