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Rock field hockey finishes tough season, looks forward to future

Ben Matos, Rocket Contributor

November 6, 2016

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The Slippery Rock University field hockey team finished the season 6-12 overall and 3-7 in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) and missed the playoffs for the second straight year. Slippery Rock’s finish this... Read more »

Rock basketball outmatched by Tennessee in 83-48 loss

Jordyn Bennett, Assistant Sports Editor

November 5, 2016

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Rock basketball head Coach Kevin Reynolds and his new team stacked with junior college transfers lost to the University of Tennessee in the first exhibition game of the season on Thursday. Seven new members of Rock basketball go thei... Read more »

Football loses most games since 2012

Jordyn Bennett, Assistant Sports Editor

November 3, 2016

Filed under Sports

Though The Rock has two games left to play this season, the first year of the Shawn Lutz era has been filled with heartbreak. In their worst season since going 6-5 in 2012, multiple Rock football winning streaks and traditions ... Read more »

President Norton wants athletic hirings to reflect diversity in student body

Cody Nespor, Sports Editor

November 3, 2016

Filed under News, Sports

Slippery Rock University President Cheryl Norton has made a commitment to continue to promote diversity and inclusion in all aspects of the university. On Oct. 10, it was announced that President Norton has signed an NCAA diversity... Read more »

Rock cross-country to host regional race

Megan Majercak, Rocket Contributor

November 3, 2016

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Slippery Rock cross-country will host the NCAA Atlantic Regionals at home on Saturday at Cooper’s Lake Campground. They last hosted in November 2014. Only seven girls per team are allowed to compete. For the Rock, it will... Read more »

Rock football looking for positive end to the season

Cody Nespor, Sports Editor

November 3, 2016

Filed under Sports

After losing their third consecutive game last week, the Slippery Rock University football team is hoping the end the season on a high note. Coming into town this Saturday will be the Seton Hill University Griffins, who will ... Read more »

Women’s soccer has rough exit from playoffs

Joshua Kellem, Rocket Contributor

November 2, 2016

Filed under Sports

Slippery Rock University's women soccer's season came to an end Tuesday night, losing in the quarterfinals of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) to East Stroudsburg 5-0. The Rock tout a 10-8-1 final record on... Read more »

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