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[ 25 Mar 2013 | No Comment ]

Shippensburg 5-8
East Stroudsburg 4-4
Saturday, at Fairchild Field
PSAC games
Shippensburg had to hold off East Stroudsburg in the first game, but dominated in the second to take home a pair of victories Saturday.
The Red Raiders (16-5, 3-1 PSAC) battled in the opener. After going down 3-1 in the top of the first, Jimmy Spanos hit a triple that brought home Michael Douglas and Mike Marcinko to tie things up. Ship eventually took a 5-3 lead with a home run by Cal Hogan in the bottom of the sixth. The Warriors (7-6, 1-3) …

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[ 18 Mar 2013 | No Comment ]

Shippensburg University’s Council of Trustees on March 15 honored two student-athletes who earned national recognition last year.
Trustees approved resolutions for Bre White and Zach Zulli.
White, a field hockey player, was named the 2012 Longstreth/National Field Hockey Coaches Association Division II Field Hockey Player of the Year. Zulli, a football player, earned the Harlon Hill Trophy, the prestigious NCAA Division II award equivalent to the Heisman Trophy.
The respective resolutions state the trustees congratulate White and Zulli for their nationally recognized accomplishments and “for serving as (outstanding representatives) of …

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[ 18 Mar 2013 | No Comment ]

Shippensburg defeats Le Moyne College four times in two doubleheaders
Sunday, at Shippensburg
Shippensburg 9-8
Le Moyne 6-6
Non-league games
Shippensburg easily swept a doubleheader against Le Moyne to continue its winning ways.
The Raiders (12-3) were led by Simon Beloff, who hit a grand slam in the second inning of the first game to give Ship a 9-0 lead after 2, and it never looked back.
Le Moyne came back with a vengeance in the second game, tying it at 6 with 2 runs in the top of the fifth. But SU answered with a sacrifice …

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[ 4 Mar 2013 | No Comment ]

From staff reports
MILLERSVILLE – The Shippensburg University men’s basketball team, which has been steadily improving since the beginning of the season, suffered a 79-69 defeat at the hands of Millersville in the first round of the PSAC playoffs.
The Marauders (19-10) got a splendid effort from junior guard Anthony Coleman, who threw down 36 points. He was 13-of-18 from the field and 10-of-13 from the free throw line.
The Red Raiders (7-20) also suffered from missing three players due to illness, and six of their eight players on Saturday night were …

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[ 26 Feb 2013 | No Comment ]

From staff reports
EDINBORO – Shippensburg University had quite the successful weekend when it swept the 2013 PSAC Indoor Track & Field Championships on Saturday and Sunday.
The Red Raiders won their third consecutive title, convincingly scoring 197.5 team points and beating second-place East Stroudsburg by more than 75 points. Ship now has a league-best six titles.
Matt Gillette won the Track MVP as well as the Overall Meet MVP after capturing first in both the one mile and the 3K on Sunday. In the mile, he finished in 4:13.40, and in the …

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[ 26 Feb 2013 | No Comment ]

Shippensburg places 6th
Saturday, at Kutztown
NCAA Super Region I
Shippensburg achieved its highest regional finish since 2007 and was led by redshirt freshman Cameron Throckmorton, who won the 133-pound title and is SU’s only qualifier for the NCAA Division II nationals … Three other Red Raiders were place winners, including Cody Myers (5th, 141 pounds); Bobby Scheiver (5th, 165); and Neal Grudi (6th, 174) … Throckmorton was Ship’s first regional champ since 2009, when Chris Barrick won the 174-pound title … Throckmorton’s final victory came with a 9-4 decision over top-seeded Dylan …

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[ 22 Feb 2013 | No Comment ]

HARRISBURG – The coaches at the 14 state-owned universities approved a new contract Feb. 22 with the State System of Higher Education. The contract would cover 400 coaches represented by the Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties.
Over 97 percent of the coaches who voted approved ratification of the contract. The PASSHE Board of Governors must also vote on the agreement.
The contract includes compensation similar to the statewide pattern, an increase in minimum salaries, and a revised health care co-payment that is affordable and helps the State System maintain …

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[ 20 Feb 2013 | No Comment ]
Corey Hunt, a senior Shippensburg University football player, shared his experience battling cancer at the Feb. 16 Play 4 Kay event.

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Fans in a sea of pink roared loudly in Heiges Field House on Feb. 16 for the Shippensburg University men’s and women’s basketball teams as they both took home two well-earned victories against East Stroudsburg University.
However, the atmosphere was not just focused on basketball that day. Along with cheering on the Raiders, the sea of pink was to support and promote breast cancer awareness for the annual “Play 4 Kay” event.
According to www.play4kay.org, “Play 4 Kay” is named after The Kay Yow Cancer Fund …

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[ 18 Feb 2013 | No Comment ]
Forcing the issue: Shippensburg s Dereck Enders, front, and Kutztown s Tony Farace battle for control during their 125-pound bout on Friday night. Ender won the bout 6-1 in Kutztown s 24-12 match victory. (Bill Smith/Shippensburg University)

SHIPPENSBURG – In their final match before the NCAA Super Region I Championships, the Shippensburg wrestlers fought hard against the nationally-ranked Kutztown squad.
After leading by just one point with four bouts remaining, Kutztown (12-4) got a big pin from Andy Wesner at 174 to put the momentum squarely in the Golden Bears’ favor. They rode that surge to a 24-12 victory over the Red Raiders (12-8) Friday night at Heiges Field House.
“That was really, really awesome,” Kutztown coach Rob Fisher said. “Due to injuries, he’s really had a …

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[ 18 Feb 2013 | No Comment ]

Men’s basketball: Shippensburg 87
East Stroudsburg 77
From staff reports
SHIPPENSBURG – The Shippensburg men’s basketball team pulled off a huge upset on Saturday afternoon at Heiges Field House.
The Red Raiders defeated No. 9-ranked East Stroudsburg, the defending PSAC champion, 87-77, behind Reggie Charles’ 31 points, nine assists and five steals. In Charles’ superlative performance, he was 9-for-14 from the field, including 3-for-3 from beyond the arc, and 10-for-11 at the foul line.
Teammate Dylan Edgar had a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds, Akil Anderson added 14 points, Tyhiem Perrin had …