Ice Hockey: RMU Men’s Hockey Adds Former U.S. Olympian Brianne McLaughlin-Bittle To Coaching Staff

By Matt Gajtka Moon Township, PA – Former Robert Morris University women’s hockey star and two-time Olympic medalist Brianne McLaughlin-Bittle ’09 has joined the men’s hockey staff as a volunteer coach. McLaughlin-Bittle, who has previously served in assistant roles on the RMU women’s team for several seasons, will coach Colonials goaltenders Justin Kapelmaster, Dyllan Lubbesmeyer and Reid Cooper for the duration of the 2019-20 season. “Her track record as a player is off the charts, and she’s taken strides that speak very highly of what she’s doing as a goalie coach,” said RMU men’s head coach Derek Schooley. “It was … Continue reading Ice Hockey: RMU Men’s Hockey Adds Former U.S. Olympian Brianne McLaughlin-Bittle To Coaching Staff

Looking Back – WFC 113 Boxing Results From The Meadows Racetrack And Casino

By Larry Snyder Washington, PA – It was another stirring evening of boxing Saturday, Sept. 21st, 2019, brought together for combat sports fans by Matt McGovern and World Fighting Championships at the Meadows Racetrack, Casino, and Hotel. Middleweight Clay Collard (4-1-3, 1 KO) of Cache Valley, Utah, collected the upset of the night with a six-round unanimous decision from judges Al Amelia, Dana DePaolo, and John Santore over Pittsburgh’s Gerald Sherrell (10-2-0, 5 KOs). For the 26-year-old Collard, it was his third consecutive victory since a draw against Quincy LaVallais Saturday, June 29th, 2019, at Harrah’s Casino in New Orleans. … Continue reading Looking Back – WFC 113 Boxing Results From The Meadows Racetrack And Casino

Prepare For Battle – WFC 113 Live Boxing Preview At The Meadows Racetrack And Casino

By Larry Snyder Washington, Pa. – The ring announcer has called out your name, you touched gloves with your opponent after getting your instructions from the referee, and the time has come to show everyone how good you are at the Sweet Science. Matt McGovern and World Fighting Championships is providing approximately 36 warriors the opportunity to seize victory and further their careers Saturday, Sept. 21, at the 56-year-old Meadows Racetrack and Casino during WFC 113 Live Boxing. The doors for this first-rate card open at 7:00 p.m. with the opening match getting underway at 8:00 p.m. Meadows Casino Vice-President … Continue reading Prepare For Battle – WFC 113 Live Boxing Preview At The Meadows Racetrack And Casino

Ice Hockey: RMU Women’s Hockey Alum To Officiate NHL Rookie Tourney

By Matt Gajtka Moon Township — Former Robert Morris University women’s hockey team star defender and co-captain Kirsten Welsh ’19 has been selected as one of four female officials to work National Hockey League rookie tournaments in the coming days. Welsh, 22, will officiate in the Buffalo Sabres’ Rookie Challenge, set for Sept. 6-9 at the HarborCenter complex, the same building where she concluded her accomplished collegiate career six months ago. The Pittsburgh Penguins, Boston Bruins and New Jersey Devils will send teams to the event, which is intended as a testing ground for prospects. Welsh was on the ice … Continue reading Ice Hockey: RMU Women’s Hockey Alum To Officiate NHL Rookie Tourney

Ice Hockey: Colonials Alum Jen Kindret Joins Colontino’s Women’s Hockey Staff

By Matt Gajtka Moon Township — After building her own college program from scratch across the state, Robert Morris University alumna Jen Kindret has returned to her alma mater as an assistant coach on Paul Colontino’s staff. Kindret, 30, has put together quite the coaching portfolio at a young age, boasting assistant coaching stints in NCAA Division III and Division I before she was hired as the first head women’s hockey coach in King’s College history three years ago. Following two seasons at the helm of the D-III program in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., the native of Winnipeg is eager to take the … Continue reading Ice Hockey: Colonials Alum Jen Kindret Joins Colontino’s Women’s Hockey Staff

MMA 2019: Results From Bizzarro Promotions Bayfront Brawl 8 In Erie

By Larry Snyder Erie, Pa. – Reclaiming center stage Saturday, Aug. 10, at the Bayfront Convention Center, Bizzarro Promotions provided a capacity crowd a high-voltage evening of Mixed Martial Arts combat. The duo of Ernie Bizzarro and matchmaker Nichole Castillo assembled 22 determined warriors for 11 matches at Bayfront Brawl 8 in the Flagship City. Fans of Erie’s Nolan Stahl saw his break out moment as he moved out of the amateur ranks and collected a victory in his debut as a professional flyweight over Joshua Oxendine from Pembroke, North Carolina. After three closely contested rounds the 27-year-old, who trains … Continue reading MMA 2019: Results From Bizzarro Promotions Bayfront Brawl 8 In Erie

MMA 2019 Preview – Bizzarro Promotions Presents Bayfront Brawl 8

By Larry Snyder Erie, Pa. – The Bayfront Convention Center will be pulsing with the excitement of Mixed Martial Arts action on Saturday, Aug. 10, as Bizzarro Promotions, present Bayfront Brawl 8 for combat sports fans. Ernie Bizzarro and matchmaker Nicole Castillo provide young warriors the chance to set new personal standards of success as the victories they obtain permit them to move their careers forward. Several of the participants hail from the Greater Erie area and train at local gyms like 3 Elements Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and MMA. Nolan Stahl makes his professional flyweight debut when he enters the cage … Continue reading MMA 2019 Preview – Bizzarro Promotions Presents Bayfront Brawl 8