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One of Patty Irrgangs cooking classes in her home in Murrysville.

‘Food connects people’: Pitt alumna to publish tailgate cookbook

By Serena Garcia, Senior Staff Writer November 16, 2022
Patty Irrgang, a Pitt graduate, plans to bring her first cookbook, “All About Tailgating!” to the University Store on Fifth by the first week of December.
Pitt footballs.

Preview | ACC bowl game predictions

By Jermaine Sykes, Staff Writer November 15, 2022
With two games left in the regular season, bowl games are on the horizon for the majority of ACC teams. Staff Writer Jermaine Sykes gives his bowl prediction for every team in the conference, including Pitt’s possible trip to the Pinstripe Bowl.
Pittsburghs Israel Abanikanda (2) is taken down by Virginia during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Charlottesville, Va., Saturday, Nov.. 12, 2022.

Takeaways | Pitt’s defense is on fire, offense should trust deep passing game

By Frankie Richetti, Senior Staff Writer November 14, 2022
Following Pitt’s 37-7 victory against UVA on Saturday, Senior Staff Writer Frankie Richetti gives his takeaways on the team’s ability to score on defense and how the offense needs to trust their downfield passing game.
Junior defensive lineman Dayon Hayes (50) before the ACC football championship game against Wake Forest in Charlotte on Dec. 4, 2021.

Pitt junior defensive end Dayon Hayes arrested, charged with simple assault

By Richie Smiechowski, Assistant Sports Editor November 7, 2022
Pitt junior defensive end Dayon Hayes has been charged with one count of simple assault following a violent dispute with his girlfriend. Head coach Pat Narduzzi said that any disciplinary action from the team “will remain a private matter.”
Syracuse sophomore defensive back Ja’Had Carter (1) catches an interception during Pitt football’s game against Syracuse  at Acrisure Stadium.

Takeaways | Slovis deserves credit, Panthers can still run without Abanikanda

By Jermaine Sykes, Staff Writer November 6, 2022
Following Pitt’s 19-9 victory against No. 20 Syracuse on Saturday, Staff Writer Jermaine Sykes gives his takeaways on the team’s strong defensive performance and ability to run the ball without star running back Israel Abanikanda.
Senior wide receiver Jared Wayne (5) catches the ball during Pitt football’s game against Syracuse Saturday night.

Panthers defense stout, knock off No. 20 Syracuse 19-9

By Brian Sherry, Staff Writer November 5, 2022
Pitt’s defense was exceptional against No. 20 Syracuse, finishing with six total sacks including a game-sealing safety by Deslin Alexander in their 19-9 upset victory.
Pitt senior quarterback Kedon Slovis (9) throws the ball during a game against Georgia Tech earlier this month.

Column | It’s time Pitt makes a change at quarterback

By Dalton Coppola, Sports Editor October 23, 2022
Pitt football dropped its third game of the season on Saturday. Sports Editor Dalton Coppola argues a change at quarterback will help the Panthers going forward.
A Virginia Tech player is tackled during Saturday’s game against Virginia Tech at Acrisure Stadium.

Virginia Tech Takeaways | Abanikanda can’t keep winning games by himself

By Frankie Richetti, Senior Staff Writer October 10, 2022
Following Pitt’s 45-29 victory against Virginia Tech this weekend, senior staff writer Frankie Richetti argues that the Panthers need to find strengths in their passing game to take the burden off Israel Abanikanda.
Pitt head coach Pat Narduzzi walks the sideline during the first half of an NCAA college football game against Western Michigan, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, in Kalamazoo, Mich.

Pitt drops out of AP, coaches polls after upset loss to Georgia Tech

By Richie Smiechowski, Assistant Sports Editor October 3, 2022
Pitt football dropped out of this week’s Associated Press ranking following its 26-21 upset loss to Georgia Tech. The omission marks the first time the Panthers are out of the ranking since week nine last season.
A Georgia Tech player, left, and Pitt senior defensive back A.J. Woods (25) reach for the ball during Saturday’s game.

Georgia Tech Takeaways | Panthers are seeing history repeat itself

By Frankie Richetti, Senior Staff Writer October 2, 2022
Following Pitt’s 26-21 loss to Georgia Tech on Saturday, Senior Staff Writer Frankie Richetti gives his takeaways on the game, giving his opinion on the Panther’s offensive play calling and advising fans to temper their expectations.
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