Saint Vincent and Chatham coaches share familial bond

Title IX has come of age enough to produce a mother-daughter coaching tandem.


Kentuckiana Small College Preview
Where do you get a competitive advantage in small-college football? Go to Europe.

Louisville Courier-Journal

St. Vincent Becomes Full-Fledged PAC Member
St. Vincent College went 45 years without football before the program returned to the Latrobe campus in 2006. Since then, the team has provided little reason to take notice.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


Lee ready to run for W&J

Laura Lee, quite often, was the first lady to finish a race during her track and field career at Titusville High School.

Titusville Herald



Man Runs Triathlons While on Dialysis

A former Bethany College basketball player, Munhall resident and all-around athlete competes in triathlons while undergoing dialysis treatments five days a week.


Second To Only One Other

WASHINGTON, Pa. - A Jamestown native enters the college football season second on the NCAA's all-divisions active coaches win list.

The Post-Journal



Bethany Bison Football Preview – PAC NCAA D3

A year after many in the largest freshmen class in school history were forced into duty earlier than expected, the Bethany College football team is hoping last year’s growing pains produce results this year, starting when the Bison open their season Sept. 4 at home against Allegheny.

Ohio Valley Athletics


Notebook: Thomas More third winningest D3 program

INDIANAPOLIS - The National Collegiate Athletic Association recently released its 2010 Division III Football Record Book and Thomas More College is the third winningest team by win percentage.

Cincy Sports Zone


Bethany trying to move forward
Tim Weaver enters his fifth season as the head coach of the Bethany College Bison.
Injuries plagued the Bison throughout the 2009 season, one which will continue to have a big impact this season.

Times Leader



County flavor at GCC

For the past two seasons, Zach Gross has been doing some serious studying.

Butler Eagle - page 1, page 2



Coach's long crusade

Jim Stofko purchased one of the first season tickets in Thomas More College football history in 1990 in order to watch his son Greg play.



Shawn Rohrer enjoying St. Vincent coaching challenge

As a player and assistant coach, Beallsville native Shawn Rohrer was a part of many championship caliber football teams.

Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


PG West: Montour graduate Kriger excels two ways at Grove City

Special to the Post-Gazette, Grove City College safety Butch Kriger is a Montour High School graduate and a three-year starter. He is also a starter on the school's baseball team. Butch Kriger loves football and baseball and did not want to give up either when it came time to choose a college.

PG West: New Brighton's Walker leads Bethany

Bethany College football coach Tim Weaver was surprised that Eric Walker was not named first-team All-Presidents' Athletic Conference.


NCAA Football: PAC promises to be tough
The Presidents’ Athletic Conference is bigger than it’s ever been. It seems only natural then for the conference’s football coaches to expect big things.
Allied News


NCAA Football: Presidents’ Athletic Conference at a glance
Here is a breakdown of the football teams this season in Division III’s Presidents’ Athletic Conference in which Mercer County colleges Grove City and Thiel and nearby Westminster in Lawrence County compete:

Allied News



Five St. Frances baseball players will play in college

After an MIAA C Conference championship in 2009 and an MIAA B Conference playoff run in 2010, five St. Frances baseball players will be moving on to play college ball.

The Baltimore Sun


Kues Thrown Into His New Role
Rob Kues is confident he'll be able to more than adequately replace Trevor Stellman as starting quarterback for Thomas More College. Perhaps even more importantly so does Stellman, who is now Kues' position coach.

Cincinnati Enquirer


Moving on to their next field of dreams

They've played against each other during school softball seasons and tournaments. They've played together during the Maysville Summer League at Wald Park. Now, five young ladies from Bracken and Mason counties are ready to leave home and begin their college years, taking their talents to a different "field of dreams."
The Ledger Independent


Coaching Fire Burned in Wickline
Mike Wickline was never a fan of headlines. One of the most intense and competitive personalities to coach in Beaver County, Wickline cared that his teams performed at the top level possible and never accepted anything less.
Beaver County Times


Local Football Community Mourns Wickline's Death
BEAVER FALLS - Every year at this time, Mike Wickline was like a kid at Christmas.
Wickline not only looked forward to the first day of shoulder pads popping and full contact of football training camp, he was scheduled to take his son, Jake, back to Edinboro to begin his junior season with the Fighting Scots football team.
Ellwood City Ledger


Comeback Kid: Following Two Knee Injuries, QV Grad Kostial Back in Form at Chatham
Recovering from two major
knee injuries would be a challenge for even a pro athlete at the highest level. Ashley Kostial had to do it before she was finished with high school.
The Sewickley Herald


PG West: Playing at Westminster a family affair for Blackhawk grad
It was no surprise when Jesse Sylvester chose Westminster College to continue his athletic and academic career.

Post Gazette


Popular league considers expanding for next year
When a league is successful, what does it do? It expands, right? That formula has worked for the NFL, the NHL, the NBA and the Big Ten, which has 12 schools, and the PAC-10.

Post Gazette


Saints' Bernardi to Continue Basketball Career in College

It didn't always look like it, but St. Clair High School graduate Alex Bernardi will get a chance to realize her dream after all.

Times Herald


Walker leader of the PAC?

LATROBE — Eric Walker is used to being the focus of attention. As a running back at New Brighton High School, he was the feature back, the player opposing defenses accounted for on every play.
Beaver County Times


Thomas More College Picked to Three-Peat as PAC Football Champions in 2010

LATROBE, Pa. - The Thomas More College football team has been selected to repeat as champions in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC), according to the preseason poll released at the 2010 PAC Football Media Day at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe today. Voters in the polls included PAC head coaches, sports information directors, and members of the media present at media day.

Thomas More Picked to Three-Peat as PAC Football Champions '10
LATROBE, Pa. - The Thomas More College football team has been selected to repeat as champions in the Presidents' Athletic Conference (PAC), according to the preseason poll released at the 2010 PAC Football Media Day at Saint Vincent College in Latrobe Wednesday.

Kentucky Post

Jackets third in PAC preseason poll
Waynesburg University has been selected to finish third in the President's Athletic Conference preseason poll as chosen by the coaches and sports information directors at PAC Media Day, held at Saint Vincent College.

Waynesburg eager to focus on football
LATROBE - The football season can't get here soon enough for Waynesburg University.
It's been a tough offseason.



PAC: Thomas More picked as preseason favorite
"We Want More!" is the slogan adopted by the Thomas More football team for the upcoming season.
The Saints have won two consecutive Presidents' Athletic Conference titles and are a strong favorite to three-peat.

Thomas More picked to retain PAC title

On paper, Robert Morris appears to have the best chance of becoming the first Northeast Conference team to qualify for the NCAA Division I Football Championship Subdivision playoffs.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

Presidents’ Athletic Conference

LATROBE, Pa.- Thomas More was selected to repeat as champion in the Presidents’ Athletic Conference in a poll of coaches, sports information directors, and media. The Saints of coach Jim Hilvert earned 22 of 30 first-place votes, followed by Washington & Jefferson, Waynesburg, Grove City, Westminster, Thiel, Bethany and Saint Vincent.
The Vindicator


Football: Lycoming set to face Westminster in PAC-MAC Challenge on Sept. 11

WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. – For the first time since 1971, two of the most-storied football programs in Pennsylvania will meet on the field when Westminster heads to David Person Field for Lycoming College’s home opener on Sept. 11. The match-up will be one of eight games that are part of the 2010 PAC-MAC Football Challenge series.

WOL News


Geneva eyes another 'Victory'

LATROBE — After 17 years on the job, Geno DeMarco knows the drill all too well. “At these things, everybody is still undefeated and going to have a great season,” Geneva’s head football coach said after addressing an unusually large crowd at Wednesday’s Presidents’ Athletic Conference Media Day at St. Vincent College.

Beaver County Times

Coleman Ready to Report to W&J Soccer Squad

Some people lead, while others tend to follow.Without a doubt, Neil Coleman is a leader.
“It feels good to have people look up to you and take on that responsibility,” explained the Titusville graduate. “It shows, whether it be future employers or just people around you, that you're not afraid to take on that kind of commitment and be that leader and be that person that's held to a higher standard.”

Titusville Herald


Pastorkovich Makes Jump From CMU to Thiel

If there is such a thing as a comfort zone in coaching, Belle Vernon native David Pastorkovich might have been in one at Carnegie Mellon University...Pastorkovich, 50, has become the new assistant men's basketball coach at Thiel College, located in Greenville.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


Highlands Grad Takes On Another Field of Play
Sophomore Reuben King assures his friends and teammates this is no goof. He has every intention of making the Westminster College football team, catching passes from quarterback Shawn Lehocky and contributing to morale in the locker room.
Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


Somerset's Lohr Headed to Waynesburg
SOMERSET — Luke Lohr recently chose an up-and-coming Waynesburg University wrestling program to take his talents to this fall.
Somerset Daily American


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