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OPINION: Jimmy Walker is the key for Robert Morris

OPINION: Jimmy Walker is the key for Robert Morris

Logan Carney

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

After watching Jimmy Walker escape the pocket and make plays like a young Ben Roethlisberger, the perspective on this team changed. No longer are the running backs the key to this offense. While the running backs are still a talented bunch, it is the quarterback play of Jimmy Walker that will make or...

Women’s soccer roundup: RMU vs. Fort Wayne

Women’s soccer roundup: RMU vs. Fort Wayne

Luke Yost

September 19, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

Fort Wayne 4 (1-8-0), RMU 2 (2-7-0): RMU's woman of the pitch fell to 2 and 7 on the season following a 4-2 loss to Fort Wayne in Fort Wayne, Ind. Sunday. The Mastodons scored first and often in the win. The Colonial defense was nowhere to be found in the first half, allowing Fort Wayne to score thr...

So close but not quite enough; Colonials tie with Bison

So close but not quite enough; Colonials tie with Bison

Lea Chocolas

September 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

The Robert Morris Colonials finished their seventh game of the season Saturday evening with a 1-1 tie to the Bucknell Bison after both teams failed to tally another goal after two overtime periods. Colonial senior Bayley Winkel scored his sixth goal of the season early in the first half to give Robert...

Robert Morris brings home the shutout win

Robert Morris brings home the shutout win

Samuel Anthony

September 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

On homecoming day, the Robert Morris Colonials brought home the 23-0 win over the Virginia Military Institute Keydets. On the first play from scrimmage, Jimmy Walker tosses a dime to wide receiver Warren Robinson, all the way to the VMI 29-yard line, to make a statement to the Keydets that the Colonials...

Colonials upset Scarlet Knights in Sewall’s final farewell

Colonials upset Scarlet Knights in Sewall’s final farewell

Shayla Morris

September 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

This afternoon, the Robert Morris Colonials volleyball team played their final game of not only the Robert Morris Invitational, but their final game in the Charles L. Sewall Center. They walked away with a victory. Robert Morris started out slowly at first, but as each set progressed, slowly became...

Women’s soccer roundup vs. Bowling Green University

Women’s soccer roundup vs. Bowling Green University

Ryan Giacobbi

September 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

RMU: 1 (2-6); Bowling Green: 2 (5-2): RMU lost to Bowling Green Friday in Bowling Green, Ohio, extending their losing streak another two games. The Colonials scored their only goal when sophomore midfielder Kristina Kelley found the back of the net at the 46:33 mark in the second half with an assist...

Colonials battle with the Quakers, lose in fifth set

Colonials battle with the Quakers, lose in fifth set

Shayla Morris

September 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Tonight’s matchup between the Robert Morris Colonials and the University of Pennsylvania Quakers was nothing short of a battle. The Colonials went five grueling sets with the Quakers (3-4) tonight, both teams having some incredible triumphs over the other. Unfortunately, RMU came up just short in...

Colonials rally falls short to MTSU

Colonials rally falls short to MTSU

Cody Lally

September 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

In the first game of the RMU Invitational tournament, the Robert Morris women's volleyball team fought back from a 2-0 deficit, but couldn't complete the comeback, falling 3 sets to 2. Middle Tennessee (4-8) came out weak in the first set, giving RMU a 5-0 early lead. The Blue Raiders pushed back...

RMU volleyball’s new leading lady: Emma Granger

RMU volleyball’s new leading lady: Emma Granger

Shayla Morris

September 14, 2017


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories, Volleyball

This year, the Robert Morris Colonials women’s volleyball team welcomed eight new freshmen. Among them is 6-foot-4-inches-tall Emma Granger. Granger is a middle blocker from Dalton, Ohio, whose high school resume turned out to be quite impressive. In her high school career alone, she was named...

Football roundup: Robert Morris vs. Youngstown State

Football roundup: Robert Morris vs. Youngstown State

Delenn Poe

September 10, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Showcase

Youngstown State 30 (1-1), RMU 0 (1-1): In the first quarter, the Penguins scored first with Zak Kennedy kicking two field goals; one from 23 yards and the second from 30 yards out as YSU took the early 6-0 lead. In the second quarter, Nathan Mays ran 10 yards for a touchdown, giving the Penguins...