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NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes

NCAA approves extra year of eligibility for fall sport DI athletes
Austin Bechtold, Assistant Sports Editor August 25, 2020

The NCAA Division I Board of Directors voted on August 21 to approve a waiver to grant an extra year of eligibility for fall sport athletes. The extra year will go into effect regardless of whether...

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...

RMU football schedules Hawaii as non-conference opponent

Photo Credit: David Auth
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...

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...

Robert Morris University eliminates some staff positions, furloughs others in response to financial loss after COVID-19

Robert Morris University eliminates some staff positions, furloughs others in response to financial loss after COVID-19
John Blinn, News Editor June 3, 2020

MOON TOWNSHIP - Staff and coaches at Robert Morris University have been furloughed and several other staff positions have been eliminated in an attempt to lessen the financial impact caused by the COVID-19...

Granger receives record seventh Molten/NEC Player of the Week honor

Granger receives record seventh Molten/NEC Player of the Week honor
Logan Carney, Digital Content Director November 19, 2019

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Emma Granger's season is officially one for the record books as the star middle blocker received her seventh Molten/NEC Player of the Week award, which officially puts her past Long Island...

Atlantic Hockey to switch to 3-on-3 overtime/shootout

MOON TOWNSHIP -- Alex Tonge fires a slapshot against Niagara on November 2, 2018 (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media).
Jonathan Hanna, Assistant Sports Editor July 22, 2019

PITTSBURGH -- On Monday, July 22, Atlantic Hockey announced that for the 2019-20 season, a 3-on-3 overtime, then a shootout will be the way to decide regular season conference games. This method is...

Opinion: Colonials will not miss Three Rivers Classic

PITTSBURGH -- Daniel Mantenuto faces off against Penn State on Nov. 10, 2018 (David Auth/RMU Sentry Media) Photo credit: David Auth
Jonathan Hanna, Assistant Sports Editor July 3, 2019

Editor’s Note: All opinions on RMU Sentry Media are the writer’s own.  PITTSBURGH -- After the release of the 2019-20 schedule for the Robert Morris men's hockey team, one major item seems to be...

Francis Marotte to transfer to Clarkson

Francis Marotte readies to make save against Mercyhurst
Jon Hanna, Assistant Sports Editor May 20, 2019

UPDATE: May 20 - 8:30 p.m. RMU Sentry Media has confirmed the Pittsburgh Hockey Digest report that Justin Kapelmaster has been added by Robert Morris on a graduate transfer. Last year for Ferris State,...

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...

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