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Mills reaches 200 win milestone for Clarion Volleyball

Sometimes the greatest attribute to a team is overlooked when people tell success stories. The most successful player or players are often in the spotlight. Coaches are often on the sidelines, but 200 career wins shines the spotlight on Clarion head volleyball coach Jennifer Mills. On Tuesday, Oct. 21 Mills achieved her 200th career victory at Clarion with a 3-0 win against Juanita College. When asked about how the win made her feel, Mills said, “I feel that it’s an accomplishment that can be attributed to the hard work and dedication of the players that have come through and continue
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Golden Eagle diving takes over Tippin Natatorium, dominates weekend invitational

The Clarion swimming and diving teams had three events this past weekend, hosting a diving meet against West Florida as well as a two-day diving invite at Tippin Natatorium. Individually Clarion had some strong finishers Saturday. In the men’s three meter, sophomore Colin Vest finished second  with a 297.25 score. Freshman Jackson Grey and senior Nick Larmon finished fifth and sixth respectively for the Clarion Golden Eagles. Dylan Szegedi out of Wayne State placed first in the event, finishing with a score of 308.80,  10 more points than Vest. In the men’s one meter, Szegedi, yet again, finished in first
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Faceoff: Who is the best team in the NFL?

Matt Catrillo: Super Bowl XLVIII was probably one of the most stunning Super Bowls anyone has ever seen. Its one thing to lose the Super Bowl, but it’s a totally different story the way the Denver Broncos were beaten. 43-8. That says enough. Broncos’ General Manager John Elway made a promise at the end of last season to do whatever it took to make the roster even better than what they had last season. He stayed true to his word being active in free agency. He loaded up the defense, especially the secondary, by signing T.J. Ward, Aquib Talib, and
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Howsare shines as Clarion football drops fifth straight game to nationally ranked California

This past weekend at Memorial Stadium, the Clarion Golden Eagles took on the No. 27 ranked California (Pa.) Vulcans. CalU jumped on the board first after Clarion running back senior Bobby Thomas fumbled  a 28 yard reception on the first play. The Golden Eagles were able to bounce back to take a 8-7 lead later in the first when Clarion drove 81-yards in seven plays. The key play on the scoring drive was a 62-yard pass from sophomore Connor Simmons to junior wide receiver Jaron Moorer. Simmons ran for the Golden Eagles touchdown two plays later, then found senior tight
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Saussol shines, Golden Eagle women’s soccer fails to score in two weekend PSAC matches

With one game left in the season, the Golden Eagles posted a tie this past Tuesday at Mercyhurst 0-0. This brought Clarion to a record of 3-10-2 on the year and also marked its final road game of the season. The team was also in action this past Saturday, when it traveled to Indiana and ended up losing the contest 1-0. Head coach Sean Esterhuizen elaborated on the loss. “I thought we outplayed them but they ended up getting the key goal; we are a young squad and are still working out some things.” Senior goalkeeper Laura Saussoul played well
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Edgar and Dukate finish tied for 12th in men’s golf PSAC Championships

At the Hershey Links Golf Course, Clarion sophomores Sean Edgar and Loren Dukate finished tied for 12th in PSAC Men’s Golf Championship Medal Play. Both golfers finished with a two-day total of 154. Edgar shot a 79 in the first round followed by 75 on Sunday. Dukate shot a 77 on each day. Gannon’s Matt Barto and Millersville’s Rob Rowe finished the two day championship tied at 147. Barto, a freshman, had a par on the first playoff hole and won the individual championship. Barto is the first ever Gannon player to win the individual championship. For the Golden Eagles,
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Defensive line proves to be only bright spot for Clarion football in loss to Seton Hill

It was a gloomy day in Greensburg, Pa; Saturday as the Clarion Golden Eagles took on the Seton Hill Griffins. The Griffins defeated the Golden Eagles 30-16. Clarion is now 2-5 overall and 2-4 in the PSAC-West after this fourth lost in the row. Early in the first quarter, the Golden Eagles put points on the scoreboard with the help of junior Jerome Matthews. Matthews picked up a deflected kick and went on a 90-yard return resulting in a defensive two-point conversion, making the score 6-2. “I believe I played well. The coach put me in the right position in
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Clarion volleyball sweeps weekend matches, extends winning streak to seven

The Clarion Volleyball team continues its final stretch of the season riding high after sweeping its games this weekend, defeating Edinboro 3-1 on the road Oct. 17, and Slippery Rock 3-0 at home Oct. 18. In the win at Edinboro, Clarion took the first two sets 30-28, and 25-22. But the game wouldn’t go easy as the first two sets as Edinboro took the third set 25-18. The Golden Eagles put an end to any thoughts of a Fighting Scots comeback, winning the fourth set and the match, 25-20. Carlie Bieranowski returned from injury, leading Clarion with 18 kills and
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