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RMU football coaching candidate: West Allegheny’s Bob Palko

RMU football coaching candidate: West Allegheny’s Bob Palko

Logan Carney, @SentryCarney

November 21, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

When conducting a search for candidates to replace to former football coach John Banaszak, Robert Morris can look to some local legends as a possible replacement. One of those is longtime West Allegheny head coach Bob Palko, who is rumored to be a top candidate for the position. For those who love...

Recapping the John Banaszak Era

Recapping the John Banaszak Era

Samuel Anthony and Logan Carney

November 20, 2017


Filed under Football, Opinion/Editorial, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

The John Banaszak Era of Robert Morris University football has finally sputtered out to its brief and uninspiring end on Monday morning to finish a coaching stint that never really gained any momentum in its four seasons. The face value of John Banaszak’s legacy is a career record of 9-35, one of...

BREAKING NEWS: RMU head football coach Banaszak resigns

BREAKING NEWS: RMU head football coach Banaszak resigns

Samuel Anthony, @Sentry_Anthony

November 20, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Effective immediately, Robert Morris University head football coach John Banaszak has resigned from his position with the team. In a press release sent out by university officials Monday morning, Athletic Director Dr. Craig Coleman made the announcement that Banaszak would no longer be with the team. Since...

History according to Butter

History according to Butter

Samuel Anthony

October 12, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

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 team into a squad that...

Jimmy Walker is the key for Robert Morris

Jimmy Walker is the key for Robert Morris

Logan Carney

September 20, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Opinion/Editorial, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

After watching Jimmy Walker escape the pocket and make plays like a young Ben Roethlisberger, the perspective on this team changed. No longer are the running backs the key to this offense. While the running backs are still a talented bunch, it is the quarterback play of Jimmy Walker that will make or...

Robert Morris brings home the shutout win

Robert Morris brings home the shutout win

Samuel Anthony

September 16, 2017


Filed under Football, 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...

Was Dayton a culture-changing win?

Was Dayton a culture-changing win?

Logan Carney

September 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Opinion/Editorial, Sports, Sports Showcase, Top Stories

Last week, for the first time in 17 years, Robert Morris defeated a great FCS program in Dayton by the score of 13-10. Only head equipment manager Ray Butter was on the staff the last time this team beat Dayton. Some people don’t want you to think too much into the first game of the season. I,...

Whatever it takes

Whatever it takes

Samuel Anthony

September 7, 2017


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

OPINION: Colonial football needs questions answered, actions taken after struggling start

OPINION: Colonial football needs questions answered, actions taken after struggling start

Collin Wilson

September 15, 2016


Filed under Opinion/Editorial, Sports, Top Stories

The 2016 campaign has not started the way head football coach John Banaszak and the Colonials envisioned, as Robert Morris fell to 0-2 this past Saturday and has yet to score an offensive touchdown. With Darrin Hicks gone and Mike Miller replacing him as the offensive coordinator, the problems were...