Rock basketball snaps losing streak

Kristin Karam, Sports Editor
February 5, 2014
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Slippery Rock men's basketball team (16-6, 7-3 PSAC-West) dug deep in overtime to defeat California University of Pa.(9-11,4-6) 64-53, ending a two-game losing streak Saturday afternoon. The Rock's three contests prior to meeting with the Vulcans were decided within one or two points. They fell to... Read more »

SRU falls to Cal-U

Matthew Morgan, Assistant Sports Editor
February 4, 2014
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Slippery Rock (4-16, 1-9 PSAC) women's basketball led for nearly the first four minutes against California University of Pa. (12-7, 6-4 PSAC) but the Vulcans offense proved to be far too efficient for SRU to handle in the final 36 minutes of regulation as the Rock fell 85-67 Saturday afternoon. Cal-U... Read more »

SRU suffers overtime loss to Golden Eagles

SRU suffers overtime loss to Golden Eagles

Kristin Karam, Sports Editor
January 30, 2014
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Taking advantage of a wide-open shot, Clarion junior Marques Jones sank a three-point shot with 1.4 seconds remaining in overtime to upset the Slippery Rock men's basketball team 87-86 Wednesday night in a Pennsyvania State Athletic Conference match-up. The loss drops SRU's overall record to 15-6... Read more »

Women’s basketball falls at Clarion

Women’s basketball falls at Clarion

Matthew Morgan, Assistant Sports Editor
January 30, 2014
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Slippery Rock trailed the Golden Eagles of Clarion University by 17 points at halftime, a deficit that proved too great in the end as the Rock fell 89-73 on Wednesday night. Slippery Rock has trailed at the half in 14 of 19 games this season. “We have worked on different things during practice... Read more »

Coach K reaches career milestone

Coach K reaches career milestone

Steven Bartley, Rocket Contributor
January 30, 2014
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Duke’s head coach Mike Krzyzewski, is in many people’s mind the greatest coach in men’s basketball history. Coach K, as he is known in and around the basketball scene, got his 900th win as head coach at Duke on Saturday January 25 against Florida State. He has led Duke to the NCAA tournament every... Read more »

Crimson Hawks defeat SRU women’s basketball

Matthew Morgan, Assistant Sports Editor
January 29, 2014
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With a 66-50 loss to the Indiana University of Pennsylvania Crimson Hawks Saturday afternoon, Slippery Rock women's basketball fell to 4-14 on the season and 1-7 in PSAC-West play. IUP ended their five-game losing streak and improved to 12-6 overall and 3-5 in the PSAC. IUP now holds a 14 game win... Read more »

Indoor track qualifies 40 at YSU

Christian Stangroom, Rocket Contributor
January 27, 2014
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The Slippery Rock men’s and women’s indoor track teams secured a combined 19 top-10 finishes and 40 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference qualifying marks at the Youngstown State University Invitational last Friday. “It’s obvious by our performance level at YSU that the athletes worked out... Read more »

Women’s tennis brings youth to Spring season

Women’s tennis brings youth to Spring season

Brittany Fagan, Rocket Contributor
January 27, 2014
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The Slippery Rock University women’s tennis team is looking forward to bringing an enthusiastic and fresh team to the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference this spring. Head coach Matt Meredith is ready to take his team of nine girls to the PSAC Championships in April. Meredith, who is in his... Read more »

Richard Sherman interview sparks controversy

Steven Bartley, Rocket Contributor
January 26, 2014
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Have you ever wondered why players are given downtime after the game? Well Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman’s interview with FOX Sports’s Erin Andrews is a prime example. Players are given time so that they can collect their thoughts and aren’t just spitting venom. The interview... Read more »

Men’s basketball narrowly defeats Seton Hill

Men’s basketball narrowly defeats Seton Hill

Kristin Karam, Sports Editor
January 25, 2014
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With just 25 seconds remaining, senior center Maurice Lewis-Briggs sank two free throws to put the Slippery Rock men’s basketball team up 72-71 over Seton Hill University Wednesday night. Seton Hill nearly responded but the final buzzer rang before they could tip the ball in following a missed three-pointer,... Read more »