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 Sherrell’s 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

Boxing 2019 – Looking Back At The Results From Night Of The Contenders At Monroeville Convention Center

By Larry Snyder Monroeville, Pa. – Boxing followers from around the Steel City savored the Sweet Science Thursday, Aug. 1, as Lou DiBella and DiBella Entertainment in cooperation with Pinnacle Boxing Championships provided another top-shelf fight card at the Monroeville Convention Center. DiBella Entertainment, along with matchmaker Dennis Turner, and Matt Leyshock of Pinnacle Fighting Championships provided 14 outstanding combatants, including two from the City of Bridges, the opportunity to demonstrate their hard-earned skills and attain career victories over seven matchups. It was part of DiBella’s Broadway Boxing Summer Series, called Night of the Contenders. MAIN EVENT Ievgen Khytrov, fighting … Continue reading Boxing 2019 – Looking Back At The Results From Night Of The Contenders At Monroeville Convention Center

Chatham Cougars Hockey: 38 Players Named To UCHC 2018-2019 Men’s And Women’s All-Academic Teams

ROCHESTER, NY – The United Collegiate Hockey Conference announced on Tuesday, July 30, the conference’s All-Academic team selections for the 2018-19 season. The UCHC’s all-academic distinction is an opportunity to recognize student athletes at our member institutions not only for the work they put in to be part of a collegiate hockey program, but the work they do inside the classroom to prepare for future careers beyond the rink. For All-Academic consideration, member schools submit the names of players who meet the conference’s eligibility criteria. To be eligible, a player must have completed at least one academic year at their … Continue reading Chatham Cougars Hockey: 38 Players Named To UCHC 2018-2019 Men’s And Women’s All-Academic Teams