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Men's Football

Rod Rutherford aims to be good coach, father figure to IUP players

IUP receivers coach Rod Rutherford has accomplished a lot in his life. The Pittsburgh native earned a scholarship to play at the University of Pittsburgh, where he became a two-time All-Big

Men's Football

Let the games begin

IUP Head Coach Curt Cignetti has brought a lot of new faces to the IUP football program. And he’s not done yet. The Crimson Hawks will have a new backup quarterback for their first game

Women's Indoor Track & Field

Women’s track team earn All-Academic honors

IUP Head Coach Michelle Burgher has high expectations for the women’s track team – on and off the track. Those expectations were met in both phases last season as the team

Men's Football

IUP to use three, sometimes four running backs this season

The IUP football team is going to have a luxury this season by having four players at the running back position. It starts with returning starter, junior Harvie Tuck. In 2010, Tuck led the

Men's Football

Healthy Pat Smith ready to get back under center in 2011

For the second season in a row, Pat Smith is entering the season as the starting quarterback. Whether he finishes the season is a different issue. Last season ended early

Men's Football

IUP players working hard during first fall camp under coach Curt Cignetti

IUP Head Coach Curt Cignetti walked into his office Aug. 23, sat at his desk, kicked his feet up and began to talk to the media. On the outside,Cignetti seemed confident and relaxed about

Men's Football The Penn Staff

2011 Football Preview: Players to watch for this season

TOP RETURNING PLAYERS   QB – Pat Smith Smith is entering his third season with the Hawks. In 2009, Smith played eight games for the Hawks due to an injury to

Women's Softball

Hawks going for first-ever PSAC championship

The softball team has transferred its success in the regular season over to the playoffs in an attempt to make school history by winning the PSAC championship for the first

Men's Basketball

Charity basketball scheduled for Saturday

A charity three-on-three basketball tournament is scheduled to take place from 10 a.m-2 p.m. Saturday at the Memorial Field House.   IUP football player Mark Jackson, among others on the


IUP has dominating performance at Ed Fry Invitational

Over the weekend, IUP track and field hosted the Ed Fry Invitational at Miller Stadium. Crimson Hawks track and field performed well, coming away with dominating showings by athletes on

Women's Tennis

Hawks earn home-court advantage in playoffs

It was a weekend of sweeps for the IUP women’s tennis team as they shut out all three opponents they faced Thursday and Friday, earning home court in the first

Women's Tennis

Hawks’ win over West Liberty, keeps win streak going

The IUP women’s tennis team made it four wins in a row Tuesday with a road victory over Atlantic regional opponent West Liberty (W. Va.).   The win is also