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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...

Whatever it takes

Whatever it takes

Samuel Anthony

September 7, 2017


Filed under Colonial Sports Center (CSC), 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 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 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 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....

RMU extends Banaszak through 2017

RMU extends Banaszak through 2017

Zach Laufer, Assistant Sports Manager

October 28, 2016


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

The Robert Morris football program will continue to be led by head coach John Banaszak, at least through next season. Dr. Craig Coleman, director of athletics, announced today that the university and Banaszak have agreed to extend his contract through the 2017 season. This is the final year of his...

OPINION: A new fall sport to watch is finally here

OPINION: A new fall sport to watch is finally here

Nick Milliron, Staff Reporter

October 28, 2015


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Sports, Top Stories

As winter approaches, the Northeast Conference fall sports are well into competitive conference play and coming to the end of their regular seasons. The Robert Morris Colonials have six fall teams in the NEC, but only one has a big fan base (if you can even call it that): football. Alas, the initial hype...

Colonial Talk: RMU vs. Notre Dame College (Ohio)

Colonial Talk: RMU vs. Notre Dame College (Ohio)

Joseph Garis, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2015


Filed under Sports

Final Score: Robert Morris 35 Notre Dame (Ohio) 24 Top Performers: RB Cole Blake (RMU) - 25 carries, 136 yards S George Berry (NDC) - 17 total tackles WR Kyle Buss (RMU) - 9 Receptions, 108 receiving yards, 1 TD, 5 carries, 27 rushing yards Full Steam Ahead: The Robert Morris Colonials cam...

Kitchen’s Keys: RMU vs Dayton

Kitchen’s Keys: RMU vs Dayton

Dan Kitchen, Staff Reporter

September 4, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase

For the 2015 season, the Robert Morris Colonials will share one theme with last season’s squad and try to rid itself of another. The theme they share is new beginnings. Last season, the Colonials ended the Joe Walton era and welcomed the new lead man John Banaszak. This season, Robert Morris looks...

Football season preview: Experience brings new-found confidence

Football season preview: Experience brings new-found confidence

Zach Laufer, Sports Editor

September 3, 2015


Filed under Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Oh, how a new season can change everything. At the end of the 2014 campaign, the Robert Morris Colonials were a defeated football team. Beaten down. Exhausted. Frustrated. Fast forward to now--it is simply a different team. Sure, personnel has pretty much remained constant, with a few key losses...