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Rock falters 93-65 in regular season finale

Justin Kraus, Contributor

February 27

Filed under Sports

Poor shooting and a terrible first half marred the Slippery Rock University men's basketball team the entire game as they fell to University of Pittsburgh-Johnstown on Saturday night. The Rock shot only 33 percent from the field...

Rock baseball splits four games in opening weekend

Cody Nespor, Sports Editor

February 27

Filed under Sports

In their first action of the 2017 season, the Slippery Rock University baseball team split four games in the Dinwiddie Invitational in Dinwiddie, Va. SRU beat fellow Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) school East Stroudsburg...

Women’s basketball ends season with ninth straight loss

Oscar Matous, Rocket Contributor

February 26

Filed under Sports

The Slippery Rock University women’s basketball team concluded their 2016-17 season with a game at the University of Pittsburgh (Johnstown) on Saturday. The Rock, having not won a game since Jan. 21, went on to lose in an upset...

SRU looks to settle the score with Mercyhurst in round one

Jordyn Bennett, Assistant Sports Editor

February 23

Filed under Sports

Back-to-back wins by Slippery Rock men’s basketball (14-13, 10-11) has guaranteed The Rock a spot in the PSAC tournament. Their next game determines whether or not they will be home or away. “We’re playing Mercyhurst...

Women’s indoor track and field looks to defend title

Jeffrey Cupp, Rocket Contributor

February 23

Filed under Sports

Over the weekend, the Slippery Rock University's women's indoor track team competed at the Edinboro Last Chance Meet, where they recorded 20 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) marks and three NCAA marks. This was the...

90-46 blowout gives women’s basketball eighth loss in a row

Oscar Matous, Rocket Contributor

February 23

Filed under Sports

The Slippery Rock University women’s basketball team traveled to Edinboro University on Wednesday evening to take on the Fighting Scots in a Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) match-up. The Rock, whose last win...

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