SRU baseball turns two

Ryan Barlow, Rocket Contributor
April 3, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Slippery Rock baseball team dominated a double header against Clarion University Tuesday, winning game one 27-10, and game two 13-4. Team captain and All-American shortstop Will Kengor led the Rock’s offense in both games, racking up seven RBI’s in game one, and two more in game two. “Everybody... Read more »

Cain, Powis enter NCAA DII Top-10

Kristin Karam, Sports Editor
April 2, 2014
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Two Slippery Rock women’s track and field athletes reached marks that put them in the top-10 of NCAA Division II athletes at the Raleigh Relays last weekend. Senior Julia Cain recorded the fifth best pole vault clearance with a 3.75 meter clearance. Cain earned fourth place at the event. “I’ve... Read more »

Softball splits Seton Hill series

Brian Hepfinger, Rocket Contributor
April 2, 2014
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The Slippery Rock University softball team (5-10, PSAC-West 1-1) split its Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Western Division openers Saturday against Seton Hill University. The Rock won the first game 6-0. Freshman outfielder Eliza Sykes hit a single into left field, which allowed freshman catcher... Read more »

Rock baseball sweeps Cal-U in four game series

Ryan Barlow, Rocket Contributor
April 1, 2014
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The Slippery Rock baseball team completed a four-game series sweep of California University of Pa. Monday by winning 8-7. The series began with a doubleheader on Friday at California, where the Rock took both games by scored of 3-1, and 7-6.  The next two games, which were originally scheduled for... Read more »

LAX offense stifled by Griffins

LAX offense stifled by Griffins

Matthew Morgan, Assistant Sports Editor
March 27, 2014
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The Slippery Rock University women’s lacrosse team (3-3, 0-1 PSAC) fell to the Griffins of Seton Hill (6-2, 1-2 PSAC) in the Green and White’s first PSAC competition of the season. The Griffins won the match by a score of 10-9 on home turf. “What’s killing us is our turnovers,” SRU head... Read more »

Women focus on outdoor title

Kristin Karam, Sports Editor
March 27, 2014
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After winning the indoor PSAC Championship less than three weeks ago, the Slippery Rock women’s outdoor track and field team began the road to the outdoor championship with 23 PSAC qualifying marks at the Shamrock Invitational at Myrtle Beach. “Winning the indoor PSAC is an indicator that our... Read more »

Women’s tennis served first PSAC loss of season

Brittany Fagan, Rocket Contributor
March 27, 2014
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      The Slippery Rock women’s tennis team began their Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference play  Tuesday with a 2-7 loss to Mercyhurst University. The team traveled to the Pennbriar Athletic Club in Erie where the Lakers improved their record to 10-3, while the Rock... Read more »

Men’s track qualifies 21 at Shamrock Invite

Christian Stangroom, Rocket Contributor
March 27, 2014
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The Slippery Rock men's outdoor track and field team reached 21 PSAC qualifying standards and one NCAA mark at the Shamrock Invitational at Myrtle Beach last weekend. Redshirt freshman Tyler Kachelries recorded the only NCAA mark for SRU  with a 61.58 meter throw  in the javelin. Kachelries placed... Read more »

NFL driven by greed

Steven Bartley, Rocket Contributor
March 26, 2014
Filed under Opinion, Sports

Mark Cuban was quoted last week as saying that in 10 years greed will kill the NFL. The fact that a billionaire said that to another billionaire is troubling. Cuban is one of the most outspoken figures in the industry. He’s the owner of the Dallas Mavericks of the NBA and has shown multiple interests... Read more »

IUP takes weekend series from Rock

IUP takes weekend series from Rock

Ryan Barlow, Rocket Contributor
March 26, 2014
Filed under Sports

The Slippery Rock baseball team defeated Indiana University of Pa. on Sunday afternoon to conclude a four game series in which Slippery Rock lost three games. Head coach Jeff Messer was displeased with the team’s play but is still very optimistic about his team in the long run. “IUP played... Read more »