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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...

Jimmy Walker is the key for Robert Morris

Jimmy Walker is the key for Robert Morris

Logan Carney

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, 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...

Robert Morris brings home the shutout win

Robert Morris brings home the shutout win

Samuel Anthony

September 16, 2017


Filed under Football, 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...

Whatever it takes

Whatever it takes

Samuel Anthony

September 7, 2017


Filed under Colonial Sports Center (CSC), Football, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

"They (the doctors) were talking to my mom and they said 'he has serious trauma to his finger. We're looking at a shattered finger possible amputation," said Robert Morris running back Cole Blake. "And instantly my heart rate went up to like 160," said Blake. The red shirt junior running back is d...

RMU upsets Dayton

RMU upsets Dayton

Samuel Anthony

September 2, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

In stunning fashion, off the foot of freshman kicker Nick Bisceglia and with four seconds remaining, the Robert Morris football team upset one of the winningest teams in the FCS, the Dayton Flyers, by the final score of 13-10. It was a game and a season that appeared to already have the Colonials...

Is this the year for RMU football?

Is this the year for RMU football?

Samuel Anthony

August 30, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

College football season is upon us, and the Colonials have their sights set on an NEC Championship after a dismal 2-9 season in 2016. This year has a make-or-break feel for head coach John Banaszak, who was given a one-year extension last season despite his 7-26 career record. In a last-ditch effort...

Walker named starting quarterback, Barr moved to wide receiver

Walker named starting quarterback, Barr moved to wide receiver

Samuel Anthony

August 23, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

After three weeks of training camp, the Robert Morris football team has made a decision on who will be their starting quarterback for the 2017 season. Head coach John Banaszak made the decision to go away from two-year starter Matt Barr, placing the offense in the hands of junior transfer Jimmy Walker....

OPINION: Colonial football needs questions answered, actions taken after struggling start

OPINION: Colonial football needs questions answered, actions taken after struggling start

Collin Wilson

September 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Sports, Top Stories

The 2016 campaign has not started the way head football coach John Banaszak and the Colonials envisioned, as Robert Morris fell to 0-2 this past Saturday and has yet to score an offensive touchdown. With Darrin Hicks gone and Mike Miller replacing him as the offensive coordinator, the problems were...

SuperBowl Sunday has finally arrived

SuperBowl Sunday has finally arrived

Sierra Baker

February 7, 2016


Filed under News, Top Stories

There is no doubt that Super Bowl Sunday is one of the most anticipated days out of the whole year for many football fans. This is a time to kickback and relax with friends and watch the events unfold. Everybody seems to be buzzing about whether the Denver Broncos or the Carolina Panthers have what it...