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Big Brother: All-Stars houseguests fall victim to “Janelleousy”

Big Brother: All-Stars houseguests fall victim to “Janelleousy”

Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

September 4, 2020

After 14 seasons, multiple different twists, Twitter reporting on every live feed update, two celebrity seasons, an online-only spin-off, the highly acclaimed Big Brother is back! The fans wanted it, and they got it. Big Brother: All-Stars, or BB22, has taken over the second half of the summer for the f...

NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes

NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes

Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

August 25, 2020

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors voted on August 21 to approve a waiver to grant an extra year of eligibility for fall sport athletes. The extra year will go into effect regardless of whether fall sports are able to resume competition in the spring. Athletes will have the option to receive a ...

RMU football schedules Hawaii as non-conference opponent

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Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

July 14, 2020

As sports continue to be up in the air for the fall season, the Robert Morris football team’s latest announcement may display a step in the right direction. The University of Hawaii tweeted on Monday that they have added RMU to their 2020 schedule.  Robert Morris confirmed the news by r...

RMU officially joins Horizon League

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Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor

June 15, 2020

Big things on the Horizon, a new Horizon, expanding your Horizon. No matter the journey, or wording, the destination is clear. After 39 years in the Northeast Conference, Robert Morris University is joining the Horizon League for the upcoming 2020-21 academic and athletic school year. RMU President D...

RMU student Taylor Hall finds passion and inspiration in photography

RMU student Taylor Hall finds passion and inspiration in photography

Austin Bechtold, Contributor

February 18, 2020

Editors Note: The original version of this story incorrectly stated that Hall came to the university on a basketball scholarship based on the reporters interview. After being alerted to the error through social media, Sentry Media talked to RMU Athletics and verified the statement was false. The story...

Colonials return home to face Bryant

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Austin Bechtold, Contributor

January 30, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- With the NEC basketball schedule nearing the halfway point, the Robert Morris men’s basketball team (10-11, 6-2 NEC) finds themselves in the hunt for the crown of the NEC’s best team and the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament. The Colonials are coming off of a bounceback win...

Weekend Roundup 1/17-1/19

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Austin Bechtold, Contributor

January 20, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Another weekend of RMU sports has come to a close, and the Colonials found themselves looking at mixed results. Both basketball and ice hockey teams saw action, as well as the women’s track and field team, who participated in their first meet. Men's basketball falls to Merrimack ...

Weekend Preview 1/17-1/19

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Austin Bechtold, Contributor

January 17, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- School is back in session on the campus of RMU, but the winter sports calendar continues on as usual. As the 2020 calendar year begins along with a new decade, the opportunity awaits for Robert Morris sports teams to take advantage of new opportunities and carry over past success int...

Men’s basketball travels to Youngstown State

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Austin Bechtold, Contributor

December 4, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris men’s basketball team (2-7) looks to bounce back Wednesday night after a tough loss on the road at Cleveland State (4-4) on Saturday afternoon. RMU travels to Youngstown State (4-4) in the hopes of bouncing back against another Ohio team. Previewing RMU Robert Morris e...

Future looks bright for RMU volleyball

Future looks bright for RMU volleyball

Austin Bechtold, Contributor

November 29, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- This season, the Robert Morris University volleyball team reached accomplishments that defied all external expectations and produced one of the most successful seasons in program history. Despite a first-round exit in the NEC semifinals to Central Connecticut State (15-15, 10-6) wh...