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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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Golden Eagle swimming and diving have strong showing at Spire Open

The Clarion Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving team competed in the Spire Open this past weekend in Geneva, Ohio. There were three teams there for both men’s and women’s. The men’s team finished third of three, and the women’s team ended up second of three. Clarion senior Emilee Gysegem and junior Gabby Schaffer were multiple winners for the Golden Eagle Women’s Swimming team, Gysegem won two events, and finished second in two events in individual competition. She won the 200 Individual Medley (2:09.91) and the 400 Individual Medley (4:39.40). She was also second in the 100-meter breaststroke (1:09.51) and
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Women’s golf finishes ninth over weekend at PSAC Championships

The Clarion Golden Eagles Women’s Golf team finished ninth this weekend at the PSAC Championships. Senior Ashley Olivier finished 30th in medal play. The eight other teams that finished ahead of the Golden Eagles were California, Kutztown, Gannon, Mercyhurst, Seton Hill, West Chester, Millersville and East Stroudsburg. California finished with a final score of 633 and won the team championship. Kutztown finished second with a score of 642 and Gannon finished third with a score of  651. The final six teams that finished off the bottom of the standings were Mercyhurst finishing with 656. Seton Hill and West Chester finished
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Faceoff: Who will win the World Series?

Alex Henry: It is that time of year again; the World Series is under way. The hopes of players and fans of 28 teams have been dashed and only two teams are still left standing: the Kansas City Royals and the San Francisco Giants. The Royals have made an incredible playoff run after not being in the playoffs since 1985. The Royals went 8-0 after winning the wild card play-in game against the Oakland Athletics and then sweeping both the ALDS against the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and the ALCS versus the Baltimore Orioles on their way to the
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Clarion men’s basketball starts new era under Williams

The new direction in Clarion University athletics continues with last week’s hire of Marcess Williams, who was named the new head coach of Men’s Basketball. Williams becomes the 12th head coach at Clarion since 1928, and the fourth in the last 40 years, joining Joe DeGregorio (1975-82), Dick Taylor (1983-88) and Ron Righter (1989-2014). “The great tradition that Clarion had is what I’ve seen from afar,” Williams said on what attracted him to the job. “I’m very familiar with the PSAC and Clarion, and to have an opportunity to join the program is a blessing.” Williams comes to Clarion with
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Clarion Golden Eagle football struggles in offensive shootout against Edinboro

Clarion quarterback Connor Simmons threw for 209 yards and two touchdowns Saturday, but even that effort could not bring the Golden Eagles to victory. Edinboro scored 56 points Saturday night and defeated the Golden Eagles 56-28. Clarion’s record dropped to 2-4 overall (2-3 PSAC-West), while Edinboro picked up their first victory of the year. Clarion’s offense started off strong when Simmons hit sophomore tight end Zach Deitrick for a 62 yard pass to the Edinboro one yard line. On third and goal freshman running back Delrece Williams pounded the ball into the end zone for the Clarion touchdown. The point
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