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Slippery Rock chosen as host for DII fall sports festival

Justin Kraus, Rocket Contributor

April 21, 2017

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"It could be the biggest event we've ever hosted," Slippery Rock cross country and track coach John Papa said about the Division II fall festival headed to Slippery Rock. The festival will start in 2018 with both the men's...

Softball sweeps Clarion with offensive explosion

Stephen Cukovich, Rocket Contributor

April 21, 2017

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The Rock softball team swept Clarion University in their doubleheader Wednesday as they extended their winning streak to five games while scoring 23 runs between the two games when the team traveled east on Wednesday to face the...

PSAC recognizes three track and field athletes in Winter Top 10 list

Stephen Cukovich, Rocket Contributor

April 20, 2017

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Graduate student Sabrina Anderson, senior Kennedy Evans and graduate student David Reinhardt of the Slippery Rock University indoor track and field teams have been named to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Winter...

Women’s track competes at competitive Bison Classic

Keegan Beard, Rocket Contributor

April 20, 2017

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The Slippery Rock women’s track and field team were in action last weekend at the Bison Outdoor Classic at Bucknell University. The team recorded 26 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) marks and three NCAA provisional...

Thompson, Reinhardt lead Rock men at Bison Classic

Jeffrey Cupp, Rocket Contributor

April 18, 2017

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Over the weekend, the Slippery Rock University men’s outdoor track team competed in the Bison Outdoor Classic at Bucknell University in Lewrisburg, Pennsylvania. The team recorded 28 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC)...

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