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The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Kris Letang (58) of the Pittsburgh Penguins brings the puck up ice as Alexandre Carrier (45) of the Nashville Predators defends during Sunday’s game in Pittsburgh.

Column | The Penguins should be considered as a great modern sports dynasty

By Brian Sherry, Staff Writer April 14, 2022
The Penguins have established themselves as hockey’s dominant powerhouse, drawing hate from rivals who wish to copy the team’s success. No other team in the league has won more games than the Penguins since 2010.
Redshirt sophomore defensive back Jehvonn Lewis (41), left, and wide receiver junior Jaylon Barden (10) at the Blue vs. Gold spring football game on Saturday.

Nick Patti, linebackers standout in Pitt Spring Game as special teams, Kedon Slovis struggle

By Dalton Coppola, Assistant Sports Editor April 12, 2022
Narduzzi will continue to “watch the tape” and decline to name any official starters for the foreseeable future. But there are certainly winners and losers from the Spring Game.
Pitt softball player Dani Drogemuller (16) pitches at the softball game vs. Clemson on Saturday.

Pitt softball alumni recognized in Saturday matchup against Clemson Tigers

By Christopher Cornejo, Staff Writer April 12, 2022
Pitt softball celebrated its 25th anniversary Saturday at Vartabedian Field, and a pre-game ceremony featured an appearance from members of the 2015 team.
Bryce Hullett swings the bat during a men’s baseball game versus Clemson on Friday.

Pitt baseball set to face season’s toughest test against No. 3 Virginia

By Jack Markowski, Staff Writer April 12, 2022
Coming off of three straight conference series wins, Pitt baseball is set to face off against one of the best teams in the country in No. 3 Virginia.
Pitt infielder senior Yvonne Whaley bats at Saturday’s game against Clemson.

Weekend Sports Recap: Baseball wins third straight ACC series

By Sam Krimins, Staff Writer April 11, 2022
Pitt baseball won three of four games played last week, and lacrosse brought home a win over an ACC opponent — the first in program history — during a busy weekend for Pitt athletics.
Pitt midfielder junior Anna Bout (12) controls the ball at Saturday’s game against Ohio State.

Women’s soccer scrapes out 2-2 draw against Buckeyes on spring play day

By Will McGlynn, Staff Writer April 10, 2022
Pitt women’s soccer played Ohio State to a 2-2 draw on Saturday afternoon in its annual spring play day, thanks to a late goal from junior forward Amanda West.
Quarterback Kedon Slovis (9) looks to throw the ball during the Blue vs. Gold spring football game on Saturday.

Photos: Blue vs. Gold spring football game

By Pamela Smith, Visual Editor April 10, 2022

Pitt football played its spring Blue vs. Gold game Saturday morning. Gold defeated Blue 10-7.

Jaylon Barden (10), a junior wide receiver, goes up for a pass against Jehvonn Lewis (41), a redshirt sophomore defensive back, at Pitts spring game on Saturday.

Defenses dominate Pitt Spring Game, Gold takes down Blue 10-7

By Dalton Coppola, Assistant Sports Editor April 9, 2022
Gold took down Blue 10-7 behind a solid performance from its defensive front-seven and a few explosive plays on offense
Pitt junior outfielder Bailey Drapola (24) prepares to bat during Wednesday’s softball game vs. St. Francis.

Panthers’ pitching leads the way versus Saint Francis

By Jermaine Sykes, Staff Writer April 7, 2022
Under the gloomy Pittsburgh sky, the Panthers did just enough to get past in-state opponent Saint Francis (20-13 overall, 8-1 NEC). Pitt (13-16 overall, 1-9 ACC) pulled out a 3-1 home victory on Wednesday.
Los Angeles Angels third baseman Anthony Rendon, left, and center fielder Mike Trout (27) high-five after a 5-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in a spring training baseball game in Anaheim, California, Sunday, April 3, 2022.

Take 5 | Steelers need to trade up in draft, Angels will win the American League

By The Pitt News Staff April 7, 2022
In this week’s edition of the Take 5, the Pitt News Sports Desk takes a look at the Steelers’ quarterback situation, the Pirates’ culture and more.
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