Turnovers cost men game at Mercyhurst

Kristin Karam, Sports Editor

February 13, 2014

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The Slippery Rock men’s basketball team fell into familiar territory with another game being decided with just a few points as they fell 52-56 to the Mercyhurst Lakers Wednesday night. The decision dropped the Rock’s record... Read more »

Missouri’s defensive end Michael Sam receives nationwide support

Steven Bartley, Rocket Contributor

February 13, 2014

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Defensive end Michael Sam made national headlines this week for coming out as a gay football player. Sam is a senior at the University of Missouri and is projected to be picked up between the third and fifth rounds of the NFL... Read more »

SRU baseball picked to finish third in PSAC

Ryan Barlow, Rocket Contributor

February 11, 2014

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Coming off a 31-21 season (13-11 PSAC), Slippery Rock’s baseball, led by head coach Jeff Messer, was picked to finish third in the PSAC-Western Division preseason polls. Messer has been pushing his team to work hard during the... Read more »

Women’s tennis drops match to CMU

Brittany Fagan, Rocket Contributor

February 11, 2014

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The Slippery Rock women’s tennis opened up their Spring season with a 0-9 loss to Division III Carnegie Mellon University on Sunday Feb. 9. The win kept the Tartans undefeated at 3-0 and the loss drops SRU’s overall record... Read more »

SRU outlasted by UPJ

Matthew Morgan, Assistant Sports Editor

February 11, 2014

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After tying the game with nearly 11 minutes remaining in the second half, the SRU women’s basketball team (4-18, 1-11 PSAC) failed to keep up with the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown Mountain Cats (8-14, 5-7 PSAC) down the... Read more »

Rock secures tournament berth with win over UPJ

Kristin Karam, Sports Editor

February 11, 2014

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The Slippery Rock men’s basketball team (17-7, 8-4 PSAC-West) took control after a slow second half start against the University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown (12-10, 5-7 PSAC-West) to defeat UPJ 88-77. Heading into halftime, the... Read more »

Crosby to lead Canada to gold

Steven Bartley, Rocket Contributor

February 6, 2014

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Making it to the Olympic Games for hockey players is no easy task. With an extensive list of talented players to pick from, I predict that Canada will take gold, the U.S. will take silver and Russia will take bronze. Canada... Read more »

Gannon shuts down Rock

Gannon shuts down Rock

February 6, 2014