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RMU officially joins Horizon League

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...

Golf wins two major NEC awards

Golf wins two major NEC awards

Jonathan Hanna, Assistant Sports Editor
May 11, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP-- After winning the NEC Championship in Daytona Beach, Florida, the Robert Morris golf team had two members winning major awards for the conference. Junior Max Palmer took home the NEC Golfer of the Year, while head coach Jerry Stone won NEC Coach of the Year....

Nadege Pluviose gets boxed out by her defender. Moon Twp, PA Jan. 28, 2019. (RMU Sentry Media/Samuel Anthony)

NEC-Unbeaten Colonials “Want to get better everyday”

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager
January 31, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP — A combination of hustle plays, gritty steals, fearlessness and several more heart-filled categories are the defining factors of the Robert Morris women's basketball squad, the lone undefeated team in the Northeast Conference. 55.9 points per game is the average...

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Turnovers plague Colonials in senior day blow out

Samuel Anthony, Digital Content Manager
November 17, 2018

MOON TOWNSHIP— In a matchup that seemed the be the perfect recipe for a Colonials win, the result was quite the opposite as the ineffective Robert Morris Colonials (2-9, 0-6 NEC) were crushed by the Wagner Seahawks (3-8, 3-3 NEC) 41-7. The Seahawks struck first after receiving...

The Colonials cheerleaders carry the RMU letters out onto the field before the start of the teams first home game of 2018. September, 17, 2018 (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media)

Robert Morris athletics announces 2018 RMU Hall of Fame class

Ryan Giacobbi, Contributor
October 12, 2018

The Robert Morris athletics department has announced the 2018 Hall of Fame Class. New members came from men’s and women’s basketball, track & field, men’s hockey, volleyball and men’s soccer. For men’s basketball, the inductee is Velton Jones, who played for...

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Kelley named to All-NEC First Team

Samuel Anthony, @Sentry_Anthony
November 3, 2017

Announced last night by the Northeast Conference, RMU women's soccer forward Kristina Kelley was named to the All-NEC first team as one of the best forwards in the conference this season. Kelley finished the season with nine goals, seven assists and 25 points which placed...

History according to Butter

History according to Butter

Samuel Anthony
October 12, 2017

The history of Robert Morris football has some of the most humble beginnings. A team that originally played at a high school football field, with no scholarships. They were built from scratch at the hands of legendary head coach Joe Walton, who immediately turned this rag-tag...

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

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,...

Behind the record books

Behind the record books

Cecil Grubbs, Staff Reporter
May 1, 2015

A life can follow many different paths. Former Robert Morris University head football coach Joe Walton, 79, is an example of a man whose life could be very different from what it is right now. Had he not made the choices that he did, RMU wouldn't be the same. While attending...

Everybody cut loose

Everybody cut loose

Nick Buzzelli, Sports Editor
March 11, 2015

Rodney Pryor is the first to admit that he started the trend. Lucky Jones believes it’s the reason he’s been shooting so well of late. And undoubtedly, Kavon Stewart has the most pairs. But after a dramatic 66-63 victory over St. Francis Brooklyn in the Northeast Conference...

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