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Baseball stays alive in playoffs with win over Gannon

Mike Hurliman, Rocket Contributor

May 4, 2012

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Slippery Rock baseball kept its season alive with a 3-2 come-from-behind victory over  Gannon University Thursday afternoon. The Rock has played six games in the past week, with three wins and three losses, as regular season...

Women’s lacrosse wins most games in school history

Madeline Williams, Assistant Sports Editor

May 4, 2012

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The Slippery Rock University women’s lacrosse team won their last game of the season, in a thrilling 14-13 comeback win against Seton Hill University on Saturday at Mihalik-Thompson Stadium. The Rock was trailing 13-10 with...

Rock use final meet to prepare for PSACs

Kristin Karam, Rocket Contributor

May 4, 2012

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The Slippery Rock outdoor track and field team had three more athletes reach PSAC qualifying marks last Saturday at the Ashland Alumni Invitational. The event was the final meet before the PSAC Championships. The past two...

Tennis loses at Charleston, ousted from regional finals

Tim Durr, Sports Editor

May 4, 2012

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A loss to the No. 48 ranked University of Charleston (W.Va.) Saturday in the NCAA Division II Atlantic Regional at IUP ended the chance for Slippery Rock women’s tennis to get back to a sixth consecutive appearance in a regional-final...

Rock guard receives extra year of eligibility on basketball team

Madeline Williams, Assistant Sports Editor

May 4, 2012

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Senior guard Devin Taylor was approved for another year of eligibility with the Slippery Rock University men’s basketball team. Last winter, Taylor was the Rock’s top scorer, averaging 13.5 points per game. He led the team...

Former wide receiver signed by Ravens

D.J. Vasil, Rocket Contributor

May 4, 2012

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Almost every college football player has dreams about playing in the National Football League someday. Most players will only dream, but for Slippery Rock University wide receiver Devin Goda, that dream has become reality. Goda...

Soph. quarterback is star of spring game

D.J. Vasil, Rocket Contributor

April 27, 2012

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Slippery Rock University football concluded spring drills last Friday by holding their annual Green and White spring game, which saw the white team defeat the green team, 35-22, at Mihalik-Thompson Stadium. Rock head coach...

Final women’s softball game against Cal U. cancelled

P.J. Shipe, Rocket Contributor

April 27, 2012

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The Slippery Rock women’s softball team’s chance to finish the season at .500 was thwarted – not by an opponent, but by the weather. The season finale set for Saturday against California University of Pennsylvania was...

Several athletes qualify for PSACs at Ed Fry Invite

Kristin Karam, Rocket Contributor

April 27, 2012

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The Slippery Rock outdoor track and field team attended the Ed Fry Invitational last Saturday at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. With PSACs quickly approaching, both teams are stepping up to get as many athletes to qualify...

Rock splits against IUP, prepares for four games against Cal U.

Mike Hurliman, Rocket Contributor

April 27, 2012

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Slippery Rock baseball returned to its normal form by winning two and losing two in their four-game series with Indiana University of Pa. The first two games of the series were played at IUP, as the Rock lost the first game...

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