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The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

The University of Pittsburgh's Daily Student Newspaper

The Pitt News

Senior defender Abby Thorne (5) high-fives teammates during the women’s lacrosse game against Clemson on Thursday evening at Highmark Stadium.

TPN beat writers give their favorite memories from 2023-24

By The Pitt News Staff April 19, 2024

As the school year concludes, The Pitt News sports desk beat writers give their favorite memories from their respective sports in 2023-24. Football // Brian Sherry, Sports Editor  My favorite memory...

The inside of the student-athlete academic advising center at the University of Pittsburgh.

Pitt athletics impresses professors with academic support

By Brian Sherry, Sports Editor April 17, 2024

Earlier this month, Colorado head football coach Deion Sanders made waves on the internet for appearing in a viral video in which he scolded his team. Sanders wasn’t upset about his players' performance...

Senior midfielder Emily Coughlin (4) runs with the ball during a lacrosse game against Detroit Mercy at Highmark Stadium on Feb. 26.

Pitt athletics preps for a pivotal weekend

By Lily Peters, Staff Writer March 22, 2024

As the weekend approaches, Pitt athletics is set for tons of action across both winter and spring sports. Here's a glimpse into what's in store. Wrestling Starting off strong with Pitt wrestling...

Senior forward Liatu King (2) takes a shot during Thursdays game against Duke in the Petersen Events Center.

Pitt athletics starts off March with a bang

By Diana Ulbrich, Staff Writer March 1, 2024

Pitt Athletics has a busy weekend heading into March with contests in both winter and spring sports.  Men’s Basketball Pitt men’s basketball plays away at Boston College on March 2. The Panthers...

Roc the Panther fires a T-shirt cannon during a game against Duke at the Petersen Events Center on Jan. 9.

Future of Pitt, Pittsburgh Brewing Company deal in negotiation

By Grace McNally, Staff Writer February 22, 2024

Since 1861, the city of Pittsburgh has enjoyed various beers from Pittsburgh Brewing Company, formerly known as Iron City Brewing Company. These include familiar classics such as Iron City Beer, I.C. Light,...

First-year Jared Keslar returns ASU senior Jacori Teemer to the mat during Sunday afternoon’s match against the Arizona State Sun Devils at the Fitzgerald Field House.

A full weekend of ACC matchups ahead for Pitt Athletics

By Lily Peters, Staff Writer January 26, 2024

This weekend is filled with tons of Pitt athletics action, including huge ACC matchups and crucial contests for the winter sports programs. The Pitt sports calendar is full of exciting events for every...

A Pitt gymnast performs a beam routine during Saturday’s meet against the Kent State Golden Flashes at the Fitzgerald Field House.

Preview | Pitt Athletics gear up for an exciting weekend of events

By Lily Peters, Staff Writer January 19, 2024

With the second week of the spring semester underway, Pitt Athletics is having an action-packed weekend with exciting match-ups across all winter sports teams. Here’s a preview of this weekend’s events: Men’s...

Junior setter Rachel Fairbanks (10) sets up a spike for a teammate during Saturday night’s match against USC in the second round of the 2023 NCAA Tournament at the Petersen Events Center.

Column | Grading Pitt’s fall sports programs

By Lily Peters, Staff Writer December 6, 2023

The 2023 fall semester at Pitt is coming to a close, marking the time for final grades and exams, as well as the conclusion of the fall sports season.  As Pitt nears the end of the first semester of...

First year defender Olivia Lee (20) celebrates with teammates after their win against Ohio State in the first round of the NCAA tournament at the Petersen Sports Complex on Saturday.

What Pitt Athletics fans missed over Thanksgiving break

By Jermaine Sykes, Assistant Sports Editor November 29, 2023

While students went back home for Thanksgiving break, Pitt Athletics stayed busy. Some teams continued their seasons, while others saw their seasons come to an end.  Here is a recap of the busy Thanksgiving...

Pitt volleyball coach Dan Fisher yells during Pitts game against BYU in the second round of the NCAA womens volleyball tournament in the Petersen Events Center on Dec. 3, 2022.

Preview | Pitt athletics prepares for packed weekend slate

By Mason Carter, Staff Writer October 20, 2023

With the week nearly over, Panther fans can now sit back and enjoy a jam-packed slate of Panthers games this weekend. Most people know football is the king around this time of the year, but the other Panthers...

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