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Top moments from Pitt men’s basketball so far

Top moments from Pitt men’s basketball so far

By Kate Hall, Staff Writer

February 22, 2019


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports, Top Stories

Though fans haven’t celebrated a win in more than a month, the Pitt men’s basketball team has still provided moments worth cheering for.

Weekend Sports: Wrestling, gymnastics notch quality finishes

Weekend Sports: Wrestling, gymnastics notch quality finishes

By Kate Hall and Trent Leonard

January 14, 2019


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

Several of Pitt’s athletic teams put on a strong showing over weekend, with the gymnastics team breaking multiple program records and the wrestling team continuing its dominant start to the season.

Pitt sports: A semester in review

Pitt sports: A semester in review

By Kate Hall, Staff Writer

December 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

From playoff berths to championship games to championship titles, the Panthers have seen it all. Here is a recap of the biggest moments in Pitt sports this semester.

Column: Sweet 16 on the horizon for Pitt volleyball

Column: Sweet 16 on the horizon for Pitt volleyball

By Kate Hall, Staff Writer

November 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports Columns

This will be the team’s third consecutive appearance in the tournament and 14th appearance in team history — and fans can expect the Panthers to go further in this tournament than ever before.

Thanksgiving Recap: Volleyball, basketball gobble up wins

Thanksgiving Recap: Volleyball, basketball gobble up wins

By Kate Hall, Staff Writer

November 26, 2018


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

Pitt football fell to Miami, but three other Panther sports picked up the slack with a winning Thanksgiving weekend both home and away.

Weekend Sports: Volleyball clinches second straight ACC title

Weekend Sports: Volleyball clinches second straight ACC title

By Kate Hall, For the Pitt News

November 19, 2018


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

Records were broken and ACC championships were clinched over the weekend, showing a promising future for the programs heading into the winter seasons.

Panthers win 23-13, leapfrog Va. in ACC Coastal

Panthers win 23-13, leapfrog Va. in ACC Coastal

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

November 3, 2018


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories

The sloppy field conditions were perfectly suited for the Panthers, who pounded the ball on the ground and stifled Virginia’s offense en route to a 23-13 victory.

Weekend Sports: Volleyball’s win streak snapped at 23

Weekend Sports: Volleyball’s win streak snapped at 23

By Kate Hall, For the Pitt News

October 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Sports / Other Varsity Sports

Pitt’s football team found success Saturday but it was a tough Halloweekend for the University’s other sports, with the No. 5 volleyball team suffering its first loss of the season Sunday.

No ex’Cuse: Panthers beat Syracuse 44-37 after weather delay, overtime

No ex’Cuse: Panthers beat Syracuse 44-37 after weather delay, overtime

By Nick Carlisano, Staff Writer

October 6, 2018


Filed under 2. Featured, Football, Sports

The senior running back tandem of Qadree Ollison and Darrin Hall carried Pitt to an overtime victory, rushing for a combined 299 yards and three touchdowns.

Gallery: Pitt football falls to Virginia Tech, losing bowl eligibility

Gallery: Pitt football falls to Virginia Tech, losing bowl eligibility

By John Hamilton / Managing Editor

November 18, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports, Top Stories, Visual

The Pitt football team couldn’t convert on four straight plays at the goal line with a minute to go in the fourth quarter — losing 20-14 to the Virginia Tech Hokies and any chance at a bowl game. Read the recap here. ...

Panthers make fatal mistakes against Tar Heels

Panthers make fatal mistakes against Tar Heels

By David Leftwich | Senior Staff Writer

November 13, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

A kickoff returned for a touchdown, a fumble near the goal line and a trick play touchdown may have been the biggest plays of the day Thursday — and they all went against the Panther football team. A late touchdown by the North Carolina Tar Heels was the final blow to the Panther football team Thu...

Darrin Hall adds a needed spark to Pitt offense

Darrin Hall adds a needed spark to Pitt offense

By Trent Leonard | Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

In his breakout performance, junior running back Darrin Hall led Pitt to a 24-17 victory over Duke Saturday, rushing 24 times for an incredible 254 yards and three touchdowns. Hall accounted for more than half of the Panthers’ total 485 offensive yards and all three of their touchdowns. His 92...

Trustees elect new members, rename Pennsylvania Hall

Trustees elect new members, rename Pennsylvania Hall

By John Hamilton / Editor-in-Chief

July 5, 2017


Filed under Administration, News, Top Stories

Pitt’s Board of Trustees elected four new members, approved construction projects and renamed Pennsylvania Hall at their June 30 meeting. Pennsylvania Hall — which has held that name since its construction in 2004 — is now named K. Leroy Irvis Hall to honor K. Leroy Irvis, a Pitt alumnus and ...

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