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Despite record, Colonials drop first of playoff series

Despite record, Colonials drop first of playoff series

Josh Yost, Sports Reporter

March 11, 2016

Playoff hockey was in full effect at 84 Lumber Arena on Friday evening, and a solemn tone filled the arena later, despite a record being set during the game -- the top-seeded Robert Morris Colonials (21-11-4) fell short, 4-3, against the eighth-seeded Bentley Falcons. “How do you change things? Do you panic? I...

Continued aggression yields shutout win for RMU

Continued aggression yields shutout win for RMU

Joshua Yost, Sports Reporter

February 13, 2016

After a discussion about effort with Head Coach Derek Schooley last night, the Robert Morris men’s hockey team came out firing, and took a 3-0 victory over Army West Point on Saturday. The score may be the focal point, but with a mostly scoreless game, the focus was mostly on the playoff atmospher...

Arena packed for historic evening

A packed 84 Lumber Arena crowd looks on as players line up for the National Anthem before RMU vs. Mercyhurst.

Josh Yost, Sports Reporter

January 24, 2016

The crowd in 84 Lumber Arena was so thick on Saturday, it looked like a typical Where’s Waldo picture, with people dressed in red RMU touques and black or dark blue winter clothing. They managed to see a historic game, coming in for the free replica jerseys and staying for the game which ended favora...

Colonials take on Holy Cross for first place

Colonials take on Holy Cross for first place

Josh Yost, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2016

Robert Morris’ men’s hockey team completed a sweep over Bentley last weekend, prior to the return to class for students. Now back to class, the focus returns to taking tests and completing papers. However, the Colonials are forced to focus on a big match-up coming this weekend. On the 15th an...

The necessity of immediacy

Dan Leavens

Josh Yost, Assistant Sports Editor

November 8, 2015

It’s an incredible thing, the way we consume entertainment anymore. As Robert Morris (4-2-2) closed in on a 7-1 victory on Saturday over American International College (1-9-0), the crowd dissipated. See, in today’s age, it’s all about the excitement of the experience and the immediacy of the result. In...

Emotional penalties lead to RMU loss

Matt Cope

Josh Yost, Assistant Sports Editor

November 7, 2015

There really is no good way to say it. American International College (1-8-0) entered Moon Township winless on Friday prepared to take on the 20th-ranked Robert Morris Colonials (3-2-2). The Colonials, coming off a victory over then 10th-ranked Michigan last weekend, failed to show themselves as a nationally...

Colonials battle with Syracuse in overtime loss

Colonials battle with Syracuse in overtime loss

Josh Yost, Assistant Sports Editor

October 30, 2015

On the eve of Halloween, the sticks in 84 Lumber Arena appeared to take the role of a mummy, with the tape around the blade acting as the gauze. The Colonials women’s hockey team (4-4-1) struggled for a while to get much lift on the puck, and were failing to clear the zone at times in a 4-3 overtime...

Battle with Air Force ends in draw

Battle with Air Force ends in draw

Josh Yost, Assistant Sports Editor

October 17, 2015

In a move that called to mind the world of professional wrestling, Brandon Denham finished off the first period with a headlock on Matt Koch. He held him to the ground like a champion defending his belt at SummerSlam. It resulted in a holding penalty, and was potentially the biggest moment of the first...

Colonials open season with emphatic win

Colonials open season with emphatic win

Josh Yost, Assistant Sports Editor

October 16, 2015

An inexperienced Air Force squad, featuring seven freshmen and eight sophomores in the night’s line-up, appeared to become rattled early from the physical play of the highly experienced Robert Morris Colonials. The Colonials took advantage of that throughout the game, and managed to take home a 5-1...

Colonials hockey to start season against Air Force

Colonials hockey to start season against Air Force

Josh Yost, Assistant Sports Editor

October 15, 2015

84 Lumber Arena was booming with the sound of pucks ricocheting off the end boards as players in red, black and yellow jerseys rounded the ice for practice. The Robert Morris men's hockey team will be taking the ice this weekend to open their season, and preparation has been rigorous. Robert Morris...