The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

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

Iowa State forward Hason Ward, left, forward Aljaz Kunc vie for the ball with Pittsburgh forward Jorge Diaz Graham during the first half of a first-round college basketball game in the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 17, 2023, in Greensboro, N.C.

Pitt Men’s basketball’s newcomers set to begin their Fall semesters

By Jermaine Sykes, Assistant Sports Editor August 24, 2023

Fall is here. After a few months of summer break, students — from the super seniors to the first-years — are eager to return to Oakland and continue their college careers. Students new to Oakland have...

Redshirt freshman wide receiver Che Nwabuko (21) runs with the ball during the Pitt football spring game on April 15 at Acrisure Stadium.

Sports news students may have missed over summer

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor August 23, 2023

Over the summer, some students struggle with keeping up to date with the fast-paced, ever-changing environment of Pitt athletics. But fear not — The Pitt News sports desk has compiled a summary of the...

Must-watch athletics events this fall

Must-watch athletics events this fall

By Jack Markowski, Senior Staff Writer August 13, 2023

Fall sports season is almost upon us, representing an exciting time at Pitt with plenty of athletic events scheduled over the course of the next few months worth indulging in. Keep an eye out for some...

Pitt mens soccer players celebrate after their win over NC State on Nov. 2, 2022.

Preview | Pitt men’s soccer looks to return to College Cup in 2023

By Dylan Grace, Staff Writer August 11, 2023

Entering his eighth season as head coach for Pitt men’s soccer, Jay Vidovich has set a new standard for the Panthers, turning the club from an ACC bottom feeder into a perennial championship contender....

Sophomore running back Rodney Hammond Jr. (6) and another Pitt player celebrate at a game against Syracuse at Acrisure Stadium on Nov. 5, 2022

Preview | Pitt football enters 2023 season with a lot of question marks

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor August 8, 2023

11After posting a 20-7 overall record and finishing in the top 25 over the past two seasons, Pitt football enters a crucial year in 2023. The departures of several key players has left the team in need...

Redshirt senior linebacker Shayne Simon (32) practices tackling at Pitt football training camp on Friday.

Photos: Pitt football training camp 2023

By Pamela Smith, Contributing Editor August 4, 2023

Training camp for Pitt football players opened on Wednesday this week. The Panthers will prepare for the 2023 season at the UPMC Rooney Sports Complex in the South Side neighborhood.

Pitt fans celebrate in the stands of Acrisure Stadium during the Backyard Brawl against WVU on Sept. 1, 2022.

New student guide to Pitt football games

By Jermaine Sykes, Assistant Sports Editor August 4, 2023

One of the most anticipated features of fall semesters in Oakland is the return of Pitt football. In recent years, the Panthers gave fans plenty of memorable moments — such as their first ACC championship...

PNC Park, the home of the Pittsburgh Pirates.

Column | The Pirates commit to competing now with decision to draft Paul Skenes

By Dylan Grace, Staff Writer July 11, 2023

Last Sunday, July 9, the Pirates drafted LSU right-hander Paul Skenes with the first overall selection in the 2023 Major League Baseball amateur draft. Widely regarded as the best pitching prospect since...

Buffalo Bills defensive back Damar Hamlin and his brother, Damir Hamlin, at a charity softball event at the Charles L. Cost Field on Saturday evening.

Feature | Damar Hamlin reflects on past and future during CPR tour

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor July 11, 2023

Standing beside a podium at PNC Park in the North Shore, Bills safety Damar Hamlin was quiet, silently waiting for his time to take the stage. Finally, a representative from the mayor's office introduced...

Redshirt junior outside hitter Valeria Vazquez Gomez (2) celebrates after Pitts win against BYU in the second round of the NCAA womens volleyball tournament in the Petersen Events Center on Dec. 3 2022.

Preview | Pitt volleyball looks ready to reach new heights in 2023

By Matthew Scabilloni, Staff Writer June 28, 2023
After falling just short of a national title in 2022, Pitt volleyball is back and ready to compete again in 2023. Staff writer Matthew Scabilloni breaks down the Panthers team for the new season.
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