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Weekend Sports: Wrestling rolls, softball stumbles

Weekend Sports: Wrestling rolls, softball stumbles

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

February 18, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

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.

Weekend Sports: Wrestling racks up three wins

Weekend Sports: Wrestling racks up three wins

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

February 11, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports, Top Stories

Pitt wrestling led the charge over the weekend, racking up three wins after struggling in previous weeks.

Weekend Sports: Swim team shines in last home meet

Weekend Sports: Swim team shines in last home meet

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

January 28, 2019


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports, Top Stories

Pitt swimming and diving headlined an eventful weekend in Pitt athletics, dominating the Western Pennsylvania Invitational and breaking multiple team records in the process.

Weekend Sports: Women’s basketball, volleyball win big

Weekend Sports: Women’s basketball, volleyball win big

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

November 12, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

Pitt sports had an impressive weekend collectively, as all six teams playing were victorious in one way or another.

Take 5: NFL, Le’Veon Bell, Hue’s farewell

Take 5: NFL, Le’Veon Bell, Hue’s farewell

By The Pitt News Staff

November 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

This week’s Take 5 column features two Pittsburgh-centric football storylines, including the Panthers’ quest for an ACC Coastal title and the Steelers’ success without Le’Veon Bell. In other news, a dark-horse Cy Young candidate has emerged for the 2019 MLB season and the Browns are still the Browns.

Attila Domos: Handcyclist, author and paraplegic rockstar

Attila Domos: Handcyclist, author and paraplegic rockstar

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

October 24, 2018


Filed under 2. Featured, Sports, Sports Features

Romanian-born Pittsburgh native Attila Domos nearly broke the official world handcycling record recently — but his talents also extend to artistry, authorship and Wii Sports.

Weekend Sports: Homecoming brings mixed results

Weekend Sports: Homecoming brings mixed results

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

In addition to the football team's big win Saturday, several other Pitt sports teams contributed quality performances over the weekend, most notably the volleyball and soccer teams.

Former Pitt lineman Alex Officer diagnosed with bone cancer

Former Pitt lineman Alex Officer diagnosed with bone cancer

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

September 26, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

Alex Officer, a former standout on Pitt’s offensive line, announced last week that he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer.

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