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Slippery Rock rolls over Seton Hill

D.J. Vasil, Rocket Contributor

September 7, 2012

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Slippery Rock University Football opened up the 2012 season in convincing fashion, by rolling over the Seton Hill Griffins 52-6 in a non-conference game at Mihalik-Thompson Stadium last Thursday night. After a three and out...

PSAC adds two schools to conference

Gregory Macafee, Rocket Contributor

August 31, 2012

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The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference will add two new schools to the conference in 2013-14, making it the largest conference in NCAA Division II. Seton Hill University, located in Greensburg, Pa., and the University of...

Sixth ranked volleyball sets high expectations

Brian Hepfinger, Rocket Contributor

August 31, 2012

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The Slippery Rock University women’s volleyball team is ready to have a successful season, entering with a 6th place preseason ranking in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference. California University of Pa. is predicted...

Field Hockey searches for playoff berth

Cody Gray, Rocket Contributor

August 31, 2012

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After qualifying for playoffs for the first time since 1987, the Slippery Rock University women’s field hockey team is looking to put in another successful season. This year, the Preseason Coaches Poll picked the Rock to...

Women’s Cross Country

Matthew Morgan, Rocket Contributor

August 31, 2012

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The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference Coaches Poll projects the Slippery Rock University women's cross country team to finish fifth out of the sixteen teams in the conference this year. The defending champion Shippensburg...

Men’s Cross Country

Cody Gray, Rocket Contributor

August 31, 2012

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The Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference released its Preseason Coaches Poll on Monday, ranking the Slippery Rock University men's cross country team fifth, behind Edinboro, Shippensburg, Lock Haven, and East Stroudsburg. The...

Women’s soccer pushes for another playoff run

Nikolas Horniacek, Rocket Contributor

August 31, 2012

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After coming off one of the most successful seasons in school history, the 14th ranked Slippery Rock University women’s soccer team is looking for similar success this season. The Green and White was picked to finish fourth...

Depth to work in favor of men’s soccer

Kristin Karam, Assistant Sports Editor

August 31, 2012

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The Slippery Rock University men's soccer team is preparing to start their season this weekend with a home-field tournament that includes Mercyhurst University, Tiffin University, and Ashland University. Head coach Michael...

Revamped Rock looks to defend PSAC title

D.J. Vasil, Rocket Contributor

August 31, 2012

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Summer is over and the new school year is underway, which means the Slippery Rock University football team is about to kick off another season. There’s a different feeling surrounding the team this year because the Rock will...

Rock football opens season with dominant victory over Seton Hill

D.J. Vasil, Rocket Contributor

August 31, 2012

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Slippery Rock University Football opened up the 2012 season in convincing fashion by rolling over the Seton Hill Griffins 52-6 in a non-conference game at Mihalik-Thompson Stadium on Thursday night. With 10:01 left in the first...

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