OPINION: If you build it, they still won’t come

OPINION: If you build it, they still won’t come

Nick Buzzelli, Sports Editor
April 22, 2015
Filed under Columns, Featured Multimedia, Opinion/Editorial, RMU Proclamation, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Video

Dear Robert Morris, For some strange reason, no matter where I go on this 230 acre campus, I keep hearing that this school needs a new on-campus arena to be considered a premier institution. I constantly hear how great this will be for the university, how much revenue it can generate and how it's... Read more »

The Karwacki Connection

The Karwacki Connection

Ian Kist, Staff Reporter
April 20, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

It's something they’ve been doing together their entire lives, in the backyard, during high school and in college. They have it down to a science. It begins with Jess Karwacki trotting out to take a draw for her team at the beginning of each game or after a goal is scored. The midfielder crosses her... Read more »

Weekend sports roundups

Weekend sports roundups

Ian Kist, Staff Reporter
April 19, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

      Men’s Lacrosse: April 18 Air Force 10 (8-5), RMU 9 (2-11, NEC 1-3): At Falcon Stadium in USAFA, Colorado, the Colonials lost in heart break fashion as Air Force broke a 9-9 tie with a goal with only seconds left in regulation play.... Read more »

BREAKING: Coleman suspended two games by NCAA for ‘refusal to play’

BREAKING: Coleman suspended two games by NCAA for ‘refusal to play’

Nick Buzzelli and Kyle Gorcey
April 16, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Robert Morris softball head coach Dr. Craig Coleman will serve a mandatory two-game suspension from the NCAA for refusing to finish the second game of a doubleheader against Youngstown State on April 15. Trailing 16-3 after four innings, Coleman approached the home plate umpire and informed him that... Read more »

Weekend sports roundup

Weekend sports roundup

Ian Kist, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

  Men’s Lacrosse April 11 Bryant 10 (5-7, NEC 3-2), RMU 8 (2-10, NEC 1-3): Saturday afternoon in Smithfield, Rhode Island at Bryant Turf Complex, the Colonials lost a conference contest to the Bulldogs. Offensively for... Read more »

Women’s lacrosse roundup

Women’s lacrosse roundup

Ian Kist, Staff Reporter
April 10, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

April 10 Wagner 15 (5-7, NEC 2-0),RMU 8 (8-3, 1-1): In Staten Island, N.Y Friday afternoon, the Colonials lost their first NEC contest as they fell to the Seahawks of Wagner. Wagner jumped on the colonials early with aggressiveness and went up 9-1... Read more »

Softball roundup

Softball roundup

Ian Kist, Staff Reporter
April 10, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

April 10 Bucknell 9 (20-17), RMU 8 (16-15, NEC 4-0): Friday afternoon, the Colonials dropped a non-conference game to Bucknell by one run. The colonials out hit their opponent 13-10, however, RMU came up short in the runs column in Lewisburg, Pa.... Read more »

The Helping Hand

The Helping Hand

Josh Yost, Sports Reporter
April 10, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

She has a giving smile. One that stands out throughout the day, makes you feel appreciated if you happen to be graced by it. It’s the smile a parent gives to a child. It’s the smile a significant other would share. It’s the kind of smile that shows just how large of a heart somebody has and... Read more »

Men’s lacrosse roundup

Men’s lacrosse roundup

Ian Kist, Staff Reporter
April 8, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

RMU 10 (2-9, NEC 1-3), Mount St. Mary’s 7 (4-7, NEC 1-2). Wednesday afternoon at Joe Walton Stadium on the Campus of Robert Morris University, the Colonials picked up their second win of the season and first win in NEC play. Two players receiving hat tricks, freshman Adrian Torok-Orban and junior Luke... Read more »

Men’s lacrosse roundup

Men’s lacrosse roundup

Ian Kist, Staff Reporter
April 5, 2015
Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

April 4 St. Joseph’s 18 (6-5, NEC 2-0), RMU 11 (1-9, NEC 0-3), Saturday afternoon in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, the Colonials lost a Northeast Conference contest to in state rival St. Joseph’s. St. Joe's scored first and opened with a two-goal... Read more »