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Second-half comeback fuels Panthers’ first win, 81-73, over CCSU

Second-half comeback fuels Panthers’ first win, 81-73, over CCSU

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

November 12, 2019

Pitt women’s basketball won its home opener in dramatic fashion Monday night, coming back from a 19-point deficit in the second half to beat Central Connecticut State.

Pitt club squash making a racquet in Oakland

Pitt club squash making a racquet in Oakland

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

October 23, 2019

Thanks to a couple underclassmen, the sport of squash has gained a foothold at Pitt with the introduction of a club team this fall.

Orange Crushed: Pitt ekes out victory over rival Syracuse

Orange Crushed: Pitt ekes out victory over rival Syracuse

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

October 20, 2019

Pitt football made the trek north Friday to Syracuse for the 75th all-time meeting with its former Big East and current ACC rivals, the Orange. This year’s installation of Panthers football has developed a flare for the dramatic, to put it lightly.

Take 5: Minshew, Murray, Minnesota

Take 5: Minshew, Murray, Minnesota

By TPN Staff

October 10, 2019

The Pitt News Sports staff discusses a couple young quarterbacks proving their chops in the NFL — as well as a seasoned veteran making a serious case for league MVP — in this week’s Take 5

Weekend Sports: Panthers soccer suffocated by top-ranked opponents

Weekend Sports: Panthers soccer suffocated by top-ranked opponents

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

October 6, 2019

Pitt athletics once again had a busy weekend with the swim and dive and cross country teams seeing action, as well as both soccer teams and the No. 4 women’s volleyball team.

Symposium shines light on football, culture in Samoa

Symposium shines light on football, culture in Samoa

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

September 24, 2019

Several speakers — including Theodora Polamalu and assistant associate AD Penny Semaia — discussed the culture and football prowess of American Samoa.

Weekend Sports Recap: Potent Panthers volleyball rolls through California tournament

Weekend Sports Recap: Potent Panthers volleyball rolls through California tournament

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

September 15, 2019

It was a tale of two sports this weekend in Pitt athletics: Volleyball continued its undefeated 2019 with three wins this past weekend in California, but rebuilding soccer programs were unable to find the same success. 

Pitt cross country dominates long-awaited home meet

Pitt cross country dominates long-awaited home meet

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

September 2, 2019

Pitt cross country rose to the occasion at its long-awaited home meet Friday evening, winning both the men’s and women’s races.

Weekend Sports: Pitt track goes for gold

Weekend Sports: Pitt track goes for gold

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019

While Brad Pitt’s acting has been perfect in all 71 movies he’s been in, the Panthers’ weekend had far more mixed results.

Weekend Sports: Wrestling rolls, softball stumbles

Weekend Sports: Wrestling rolls, softball stumbles

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

February 17, 2019

The Panthers didn’t fare so well on the diamond — the baseball and softball teams went a combined 1-7 in their respective tournaments over the weekend.

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