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Penguins prevail 7-5 in Pitt baseball’s home opener

Penguins prevail 7-5 in Pitt baseball’s home opener

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

After getting off to one of the hottest starts in program history, Pitt baseball struggled to find a rhythm Wednesday against Youngstown State and fell in its home opener.

Jackson works out at 2020 NFL Combine

Jackson works out at 2020 NFL Combine

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer

March 2, 2020

The 2020 NFL Combine is in the books, and for former Pitt cornerback Dane Jackson, little has changed. 

Reimagining the broken and senseless ACC

Reimagining the broken and senseless ACC

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer

February 28, 2020

The conference has expanded, retracted and morphed in such bizarre motions as to create a loose confederacy that no longer can even claim the very region it abbreviates — the Atlantic coast.

Smutny, Vorster lead Pitt at Day 1 of ACC Championships

Smutny, Vorster lead Pitt at Day 1 of ACC Championships

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

The Pitt men’s swim team got off to a strong start on the first day of the ACC Championships in Greensboro, North Carolina, breaking school records and showing serious overall improvement upon previous seasons.

Women’s swimming and diving posts strong ACC Tournament

Women’s swimming and diving posts strong ACC Tournament

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer

February 23, 2020

The weekend in Pitt sports was highlighted by a major upset from wrestling and continued steady play from baseball, but both basketball teams continue to struggle. Women’s swim made a splash at the ACC Swimming and Diving Championship in Greensboro, North Carolina, while softball played just down the road in Greenville.

Duke, Clemson on the rise in ACC standings

Duke, Clemson on the rise in ACC standings

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer

February 18, 2020

While four teams have climbed to the shallow peak of the ACC and the bottom four have made themselves apparent, an astounding seven teams remain within two games of .500 in conference play.

Pitt softball hopes for health, improvement in 2020

Pitt softball hopes for health, improvement in 2020

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

After an injury-riddled and underachieving 2019 season, Pitt softball is looking to return to its winning ways in 2020.

Pitt band to find home in Victory Heights

Pitt band to find home in Victory Heights

By Henry Jackson, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

With Victory Heights on the horizon, the Pitt marching band will finally have something it has always lacked — an adequate home.

Take 5: Super Bowl, Boston, Brawling

Take 5: Super Bowl, Boston, Brawling

By TPN Staff

January 24, 2020

Who’s to blame for the brawl in Kansas? Why are both Super Bowl participants cursed? And just how many Celtics should make the NBA All-Star game?

Vera headlines progress of Pitt swimmers

Vera headlines progress of Pitt swimmers

By Henry Jackson, For the Pitt News

January 22, 2020

The Pitt men’s swim team brought back nearly every member of last year’s record setting group, including speedster Blaise Vera — who at one point this season held the national 50-yard freestyle record.

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