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Lauray leads Pitt at ACC Championships

Lauray leads Pitt at ACC Championships

By Trent Leonard, Sports Editor

February 25, 2019

Greg Lauray took gold in the high jump at the ACC Indoor Championships, while Dante’ Watson helped place in three different events for the Panthers.

Column: Semenya’s success due to talent, not hormones

Column: Semenya’s success due to talent, not hormones

By Dominic Campbell, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

For the past nine years, Caster Semenya, a South African middle-distance runner, has undergone scrutiny from the International Association of Athletic Federations

From High School to College, former teammates reunited at Pitt

From High School to College, former teammates reunited at Pitt

By Griffin Floyd, Staff Writer

February 4, 2019

When Grant Jones was trying to convince Noah Walker, his former high school teammate, to come to Pitt, he probably didn’t know he would be recruiting his biggest competition in the coming years.

Weekend Recap: Swimming and Diving gets only team win of long week

Weekend Recap: Swimming and Diving gets only team win of long week

By Tessa Sayers, assistant sports editor

January 21, 2019

Redshirt freshman Micky Phillippi was the lone bright spot of Pitt’s 36-9 loss to No. 3 Oklahoma State this weekend. Phillippi upset the No. 2 ranked 133 pound wrestler in the country, Daton Fix.

Weekend Sports: Wrestling, gymnastics notch quality finishes

Weekend Sports: Wrestling, gymnastics notch quality finishes

By Kate Hall and Trent Leonard

January 13, 2019

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.

Preview: Track and field sprints into indoor season

Preview: Track and field sprints into indoor season

By Tessa Sayers, Assistant Sports Editor

December 4, 2018

Last season, the Pitt men’s track and field team came in last place in the ACC indoor competition. while the women’s team finished 12th out of 15 teams. They believe they can drastically improve on that in 2018.

Pittsburgh Marathon draws runners from around the world

Pittsburgh Marathon draws runners from around the world

By Hannah Schneider, Sports Editor

May 15, 2018

Despite overcast skies, cool temperatures and the threat of rain, more than 37,000 people showed up at the starting line for the 10th annual Pittsburgh Marathon early Sunday morning. The weekend of races, hosted by Pittsburgh Three Rivers Marathon, Inc., also drew a crowd of more than 200,000 sp...

Few bright spots for Panthers in cloudy sports weekend

Few bright spots for Panthers in cloudy sports weekend

By Stephen Cuddy | Staff Writer

February 25, 2018

As winter sports athletes are attempting to close out their seasons, the spring sports are just getting started. And while some members of the track and field team set personal bests and both baseball and softball hit the diamond with winning weekends, both Panthers basketball squads and the tennis ...

Pitt runners compete, set personal bests at ACC Indoor Championships

Pitt runners compete, set personal bests at ACC Indoor Championships

By Jon Shaiken | Staff Writer

February 25, 2018

Though some Pitt runners brought home personal bests from the ACC Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend in Clemson, South Carolina, the men’s and women’s teams both struggled overall. Senior Desiree Garland made program history Saturday, earning Pitt’s first-ever ACC women’s in...

Weekend sports: Panthers experience strong starts, struggling streaks

Weekend sports: Panthers experience strong starts, struggling streaks

By Stephen Cuddy | For The Pitt News

February 11, 2018

While some Panthers started off seasons strong this weekend, others continued painful bouts of loss. The softball team dominated their opening weekend in sunny California, and wrestling saw the clouds part on a four-game losing streak, the men’s basketball got drenched in another record-setting ...

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