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Big South, Colonials football postponed to spring of 2021

Thomas Ognibene

Jonathan Hanna, CSN Sports Editor

August 12, 2020

On Wednesday, with the health of student athletes as it's top priority, the Big South Conference announced that it will be delaying all fall sports, with the hopes of playing in the spring of 2021. With Robert Morris leaving the NEC earlier in the year, and set to join the Big South in the fall of 2021;...

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...

Nneka Ezeigbo signs with Spain’s Unicaja Malaga

Nneka Ezeigbo drives to the basket in the NEC championship game. Moon Township, PA March 17, 2019. (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media)

Nick Hedderick, CSN Editor In Chief

July 10, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- For the last four years, it was impossible to attend an RMU women's basketball game without noticing the force that was Nneka Ezeigbo. From her dominance in the paint to her tenacity on the boards, Ezeigbo quickly became one of the most influential figures in program history. As o...

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...

Colonials roll to ninth consecutive victory with win over CCSU

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Zachary Somma, Contributor

February 1, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris University women's basketball team (14-6, 9-0 NEC) kept their record clean in 2020 with their 80-42 victory over Central Connecticut State University (2-16, 1-7 NEC) this Saturday afternoon. Four Colonials finished with double-digit points in the game, which was not as...

Preview: RMU looks to keep streak alive against St. Francis Brooklyn

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Zachary Somma, Contributor

January 27, 2020

BROOKLYN-- Robert Morris University (12-6, 7-0 NEC) takes on St. Francis Brooklyn's Terriers (5-13, 1-6 NEC) on the road Monday, as they aim to continue their current seven-game win streak that has them on top of the NEC. Recapping RMU Conference play could not have begun any better for the Colonia...

Isabella Posset claims NEC Player of the Week Crown

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Nick Hedderick, Sports Editor

January 22, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- Isabella Posset wasted no time making an impression on the Robert Morris women's basketball team (11-6, 6-0 NEC). The sophomore worked her way into the starting lineup by the ninth game of the season in 2018-2019, reaching the milestone before conference play even started. Posset has remained a s...

Ezeigbo and Colonials close out homestand with win

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Nick Hedderick, Sports Editor

January 20, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- It is important to make the most out of your home games, and the Robert Morris women's basketball team (11-6, 6-0 NEC) did just that on Monday. Backed by 24 points, a season-high, from Nneka Ezeigbo, the Colonials emphatically closed out their four-game homestand with a 73-43 win agai...

Warriors win close battle with Colonials

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Zachary Somma, Contributor

January 18, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP-- The Robert Morris men's basketball team (8-10, 4-1 NEC) lost their first NEC game against Merrimack (10-8, 4-1 NEC) on Saturday, 53-49. The game was close throughout, with the biggest lead being only seven points for RMU in the first half. Both teams struggled to score early on in the ...

Granger, Starr win NEC player/coach of the year awards, three receive all-conference

Granger, Starr win NEC player/coach of the year awards, three receive all-conference

Logan Carney, Digital Content Director

November 21, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- The Robert Morris volleyball team (25-4, 15-1 NEC) received more recognition tonight as Emma Granger and Dale Starr were named the 2019 NEC Player and Coach of the Year, respectively. The team also had three players, including Granger, make the all-conference teams. Joining Granger on t...