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Moon gets their revenge in state playoffs

Moon gets their revenge in state playoffs

Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer

March 20, 2019

NEW CASTLE, Pa. -- The New Castle High School gym was rumbling the entire game. The gym was packed with fans ready to see two of the top five teams in the state battle it out in the state playoff semifinals. This game meant a lot for the Tigers after losing in the WPIAL championship game after being up by double-d...

Season preview: Hounds look to take a bite out of USL

Season preview: Hounds look to take a bite out of USL

Jonathan Hanna

March 16, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- After a season in which the Pittsburgh Riverhounds finished third in the USL Eastern Conference, the team looks to build on last season. In last season’s USL playoffs, the Hounds were tied with Bethlehem Steel 2-2 in the first round but lost 9-8 on penalty kicks.Key signingsSteevan Dos...

John Kowalski among those named to inaugural Riverhounds Hall of Fame class

John Kowalski among those named to inaugural Riverhounds Hall of Fame class

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

March 13, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- After announcing plans earlier this year for a Pittsburgh Riverhounds Hall of Fame, the Riverhounds announced the inaugural class at a season ticket holder 20th anniversary kickoff event. The inductees are former players Justin Evans and David Flavius, founder and former owner Paul H...

Golf starts spring season strong at Gary Freeman Spring Invitational

Golf starts spring season strong at Gary Freeman Spring Invitational

Jonathan Hanna, Golf Beat Writer

March 11, 2019

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- In their first tournament back from break, the Robert Morris golf team (+298) had a strong showing in the Gary Freeman Spring Invitational at the LPGA International. The team finished third with a +53 tournament. Winning the tournament were the Augusta University Jaguars, with a...

RMU club golfer Tanner Kutek looks forward to new role as NCCGA president

RMU club golfer Tanner Kutek looks forward to new role as NCCGA president

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

March 8, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Although the name of Tanner Kutek might not resonate with many in the Robert Morris University athletics scene, the junior from Uniontown, Pennsylvania plays a big role on the club golf team, and across the national club golf spectrum. Earlier this year, Kutek was named the presid...

Preview: Golf tees off spring season in Daytona Beach

Preview: Golf tees off spring season in Daytona Beach

Jonathan Hanna, Golf Beat Writer

March 7, 2019

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. -- After a long and cold winter, the Robert Morris University golf team (+245) looks to get back on the course at the LPGA International for the Gary Freeman Spring Invitational on March 7 and 8. Before the break, the Colonials wrapped up the fall stretch at the Homewood/Hilton Garden...

Moon falls to Mars after late three-pointer in WPIAL Championship

Moon falls to Mars after late three-pointer in WPIAL Championship

Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer

March 2, 2019

OAKLAND, Pa. — After halftime, the Mars student section rumbled with the "I believe that we will win" chant. At the time Mars was down 14 and winning felt like an improbable outcome. Mars would later come back and make things interesting in the closing minutes of the game. The first quarter start...

Moon heads to WPIAL Championship

Moon heads to WPIAL Championship

Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer

February 27, 2019

ROSS TOWNSHIP -- Midway through the fourth quarter, the Moon Tigers student-section erupted with the infamous, "Warm up the bus" chant after a dominant game from their team. Moon dominated on both sides of the ball and the chants could've easily began after the second quarter ended. The game starte...

Moon moves on in WPIAL playoffs

Moon moves on in WPIAL playoffs

Preston Moore, Moon Sports Beat Writer

February 23, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The number three seed Moon Area Tigers faced off against the number six seed Franklin Regional Panthers in an all too familiar match-up. Moon has seen Franklin Regional four times in three years, just in the playoffs. Two years ago, Moon knocked out Franklin Regional in the semi-finals on the...

Colonial Sports Center: Spencer Witt Talks with Estelle Kantende and Sam Buck

Luke Yost and Spencer Witt

February 21, 2019

Spencer Witt talks with Estelle Kantende and Sam Buck about RMU Women’s Track and Field.