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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Trio of Panthers receive weekly conference accolades

Trio of Panthers receive weekly conference accolades

By Jasper Wilson / Sports Editor September 8, 2014

For the second week in a row, the ACC honored James Conner for his performance over the weekend. This time, he had the company of some teammates. In the Panthers’ first ACC game this season, vs. Boston...

Hornibrook highlights week two recruiting recap

By Jeremy Tepper / Staff Writer September 8, 2014

Quarterback commit Alex Hornibrook had a standout game over the weekend, leading Malvern Prep to a 40-14 victory. Here’s how he and the rest of Pitt’s recruits fared last week. Darrin Hall (running...

Notebook: Paul Chryst reflects on play of defensive ends

Notebook: Paul Chryst reflects on play of defensive ends

By Ryan Bertonaschi / Senior Staff Writer September 8, 2014

Last season, a lackluster showing from Pitt’s defensive ends was masked by the presence of All-American defensive tackle Aaron Donald.Donald is now a starter in the NFL, and Pitt’s ends are doing just...

Just two weeks in, offensive line deals with injury woes

Just two weeks in, offensive line deals with injury woes

By Jasper Wilson / Sports Editor September 7, 2014

With the news coming out Sunday that redshirt junior center Artie Rowell will miss the rest of this season, after tearing his left ACL, what effect his loss will have on Pitt’s offensive output has become...

Panthers split pair of weekend games in Philadelphia

Panthers split pair of weekend games in Philadelphia

By Kevin Wheeler / Staff Writer September 7, 2014

The Pitt women’s soccer team went into its road trip this past weekend with hopes of winning both of its games against Villanova University and La Salle University. It returns home on Monday having accomplished...

On the attack

On the attack

Hamish Law had the game-winning goal against Longwood on Sunday. 

Mixed results on road trip for Pitt mens soccer

Mixed results on road trip for Pitt men’s soccer

By Mark Powell / Staff Writer September 7, 2014

The Pitt men’s soccer team split two games on its road trip to Virginia this weekend, falling to the College of William and Mary, while defeating Longwood University on a late goal.The Panthers disappointed...

Conner leads way, as Pitt wins ACC opener

Conner leads way, as Pitt wins ACC opener

By Jasper Wilson / Sports Editor September 6, 2014

Chestnut Hill, Mass. –  It seemed as though the public address announcer in Boston College’s press box kept saying the same thing over and over throughout Pitt’s game here.“Conner with the carry,”...

Womens soccer

Women’s soccer

By Jeff Ahearn / Staff Photographer September 4, 2014

After playing a series of difficult games in the past week, women's soccer looks to keep the momentum going.

Panthers look past fatigue in trip to Philadelphia

Panthers look past fatigue in trip to Philadelphia

By Kevin Wheeler / Staff Writer September 4, 2014

After playing five games in nine days, the Pitt women’s soccer team is finding that it may not be easy getting things back to normal.With a loss to Washington on Sunday and a weekend of two road games...

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