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Max Palmer continues strong year at Towson Spring Invitational

Max Palmer continues strong year at Towson Spring Invitational

Jonathan Hanna, Sports Assistant

April 8, 2019

TOWSON, Md.-- At the Towson Spring Invitational, the Robert Morris golf team (+276) swung their way to a +22 score for the tournament, which placed them in sixth out of all teams. On the second day of the tournament, the Colonials climbed three spots on the leaderboard. Winning the tournament was t...

Track finishes third at Towson Invitational

Track finishes third at Towson Invitational

Jonathan Hanna, Sports Assistant

April 7, 2019

TOWSON, MD. -- After a week's break, the Robert Morris track and field team was back in action this weekend at the Towson Invitational, where they finished third out of 19 teams. Showing up strong for the Colonials in this one was the 4x400 relay made up of Brooke Oldfin, Nina Radisavljevic, Anna Chaso...

Rowing heads to New Jersey for Cooper Invitational

Rowing heads to New Jersey for Cooper Invitational

Jonathan Hanna, Sports Assistant

April 7, 2019

CAMDEN, N.J.-- After a strong performance at the Occoquan Sprints last week, despite the elements, the Robert Morris rowing team is back in action as they take part in the Cooper Invitational, hosted by Bucknell University. RMU will be one of 13 teams competing in the invitational. At the Occoquan Spr...

Golf takes home first at Abarta Coca-Cola Collegiate Invitational

Golf takes home first at Abarta Coca-Cola Collegiate Invitational

Jonathan Hanna, Sports Assistant Manager

April 2, 2019

HELLERTOWN, Pa. -- After a strong performance last week at the Gary Freeman Spring Invitational, the Robert Morris golf team (+254) followed it up with another strong performance, this time, winning the Abarta Coca-Cola Collegiate Invitational at the Steel Club. Robert Morris won the tournament with a...

Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC unveils 20th anniversary logo, announces Hall of Fame at preseason press conference

Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC unveils 20th anniversary logo, announces Hall of Fame at preseason press conference

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

February 8, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- At Highmark Stadium on Friday, Pittsburgh Riverhounds SC announced their plans for their 20th year of soccer in the Steel City. Plans included a new alternate logo and for the team to establish a Hall of Fame. Kevin Johnston, general manager of the Riverhounds unveiled the logo. The lo...

Evanescence to headline UPMC Events Center’s first concert

Evanescence to headline UPMC Events Center’s first concert

Jon Hanna, Contributor

February 4, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The first concert at the new arena on the campus of Robert Morris University has been announced. Evanescence will headline the first-ever concert inside the new UPMC Events Center. Robert Morris University announced that two-time Grammy Award winner Evanescence would be the first...

Weekend Preview: Women’s basketball looks to stay perfect in NEC play

Weekend Preview: Women’s basketball looks to stay perfect in NEC play

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

January 26, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- This weekend, the Robert Morris women’s basketball team (9-8, 6-0 NEC) looks to stay undefeated in Northeast Conference play as they host Wagner (5-12, 3-3 NEC) on Saturday and Sacred Heart (10-7, 6-0 NEC) on Monday. Recapping RMU Over their past six conference games, the Colonials h...

Police make arrest in downtown shooting

Police make arrest in downtown shooting

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

January 18, 2019

PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Bureau of Police have arrested a suspect wanted for a shooting earlier this month. Roy Johnson, 23, was arrested overnight Jan. 17 and charged with aggravated assault, attempted homicide and reckless endangerment of another person. RELATED STORY: Pittsburgh Police s...

Gov. Wolf declares state of emergency ahead of Winter Storm Harper

Gov. Wolf declares state of emergency ahead of Winter Storm Harper

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

January 18, 2019

HARRISBURG — With the potential for an intense winter storm this weekend, Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has declared a state of emergency. This weekend, snow could fall at a rate of 1-2 inches per hour, and Gov. Wolf said his top concern is safety. “Our top concern is the safety of residents,"...

‘It’s obviously very humbling’ Coach Toole speaks about his record-breaking win

‘It’s obviously very humbling’ Coach Toole speaks about his record-breaking win

Jonathan Hanna, Contributor

January 18, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- In a 52-49 win over St. Francis Brooklyn (10-7, 2-2 NEC) on Thursday, Jan. 10, head coach Andrew Toole of the RMU men’s basketball team (8-9, 3-1 NEC) did something no other Robert Morris coach has done: reach 158 career wins. With Coach Toole’s 158th win, he passed Jarrett Durham...