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Who will be the next head football coach of RMU?

Who will be the next head football coach of RMU?

November 28, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Candidate #1: West Allegheny's Bob Palko For those who love WPIAL football, Bob Palko’s name is one of legend. The West A. coach started coaching the Indians way back in 1995. At the time of President Bill Clinton and the infamous OJ Simpson trial, there was a football program in Western Pennsylva...

RMU football coaching candidate: Slippery Rock’s Shawn Lutz

RMU football coaching candidate: Slippery Rock’s Shawn Lutz

Logan Carney, @SentryCarney

November 28, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

If the Colonials look local for their next head coach, then one possible candidate could be current Slippery Rock head coach Shawn Lutz. Shawn Lutz has spent the past 22 seasons coaching The Rock. He spent his first 20 years as an assistant coach under George Mihalik, spending four years as associate...

RMU football coaching candidate: Washington and Jefferson’s Mike Sirianni

RMU football coaching candidate: Washington and Jefferson’s Mike Sirianni

Samuel Anthony, @Sentry_Anthony

November 27, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Before heading to Robert Morris University as an assistant coach, former head coach John Banaszak made his mark coaching the Washington and Jefferson Presidents. The Colonials could again see their next head coach have their roots in Washington, Pennsylvania, if the team considers current W&J head...

Offensive coordinator Miller no longer with team

Offensive coordinator Miller no longer with team

Samuel Anthony

November 26, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Another departure from this Robert Morris University football team is offensive coordinator Mike Miller, who is no longer with the team as confirmed by a university official. This news comes after the resignation of head coach John Banaszak and the departure of offensive line coach Andrew Richardson. Miller...

RMU football coaching candidate: West Allegheny’s Bob Palko

RMU football coaching candidate: West Allegheny’s Bob Palko

Logan Carney, @SentryCarney

November 21, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

When conducting a search for candidates to replace to former football coach John Banaszak, Robert Morris can look to some local legends as a possible replacement. One of those is longtime West Allegheny head coach Bob Palko, who is rumored to be a top candidate for the position. For those who love...

Recapping the John Banaszak Era

Recapping the John Banaszak Era

Samuel Anthony and Logan Carney

November 20, 2017


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

The John Banaszak Era of Robert Morris University football has finally sputtered out to its brief and uninspiring end on Monday morning to finish a coaching stint that never really gained any momentum in its four seasons. The face value of John Banaszak’s legacy is a career record of 9-35, one of...

BREAKING NEWS: RMU head football coach Banaszak resigns

BREAKING NEWS: RMU head football coach Banaszak resigns

Samuel Anthony, @Sentry_Anthony

November 20, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Effective immediately, Robert Morris University head football coach John Banaszak has resigned from his position with the team. In a press release sent out by university officials Monday morning, Athletic Director Dr. Craig Coleman made the announcement that Banaszak would no longer be with the team. Since...

The state of Robert Morris football

The state of Robert Morris football

Logan Carney, @SentryCarney

November 3, 2017


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

Earlier in the season, I predicted that the Robert Morris Colonials would finish within the top three in the Northeast Conference. I cited their strong defense, seemingly improved offense and the weak NEC as reasons for this prediction. I definitely did not think that they wouldn’t even finish around...

Late pick-six by SHU breaks Colonials’ hearts

Late pick-six by SHU breaks Colonials’ hearts

Samuel Anthony

October 21, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Khaamal Whitaker was at the center of what was the most heart-wrenching, soul-crushing loss that this Robert Morris Colonials team has seen in the John Banaszak era. After a 21-14 loss to the Pioneers of Sacred Heart. With the score tied at 14 with 43 seconds left and the Colonials on their own 20-yard...

History according to Butter

History according to Butter

Samuel Anthony

October 12, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

The history of Robert Morris football has some of the most humble beginnings. A team that originally played at a high school football field, with no scholarships. They were built from scratch at the hands of legendary head coach Joe Walton, who immediately turned this rag-tag team into a squad that...