Men’s and women’s soccer kick off their seasons

The Seton Hill Women’s Soccer team is off to a good start this year. After coming off a losing season of 6-11-1, they are currently at 3-2-1 (wins-losses-ties). Their first two games were both wins defeating The University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown with a score of 3-1 and then Clarion University 3-0. Their next two…

Griffins Lose Homecoming 45-10 to West Chester

The Seton Hill Griffins were handed their second loss of the season on Saturday night in their game against the nation’s 10th ranked West Chester Golden Rams. What started in the first quarter as a pretty even game (West Chester only led 3-0 after one quarter) quickly opened up into a 45-10 West Chester victory.…

Thoughts from our staff: Ray Rice incident

The Ray Rice scandal is one of many domestic violence cases plaguing the NFL over the past year. Since the start of the 2014-15 season, there have been thirteen accounts of domestic violence or assault on an active NFL player. Unfortunately, this has been a common trend over the past decade. However, this trend consistently…

7-year-old becomes newest Griffin on men’s soccer team

Seton Hill University’s (SHU) men soccer team welcomed a new honorary member on Sept. 16. 7-year-old Alex Olbeter signed his letter of intent to play with the team shortly before their game against Salem International University. Olbeter’s parents, Mike and Rachael Olbeter, along with spectators and players gathered to watch him declare his spot on…

Field hockey players sue administrators, coach

Two Seton Hill University (SHU) field hockey players are suing their field hockey coach, Whitney Harness, for alleged abuse. In the lawsuit it describes instances of emotional, psychological and physical harm. The lawsuit was filed on April 23 and alleges that the women were subjected to physical punishments during excessive training and public humiliation, which…

Profiling Great Griffins: “For the Love of the Games”

It is hard to find a student-athlete who competes in two sports and still manages to obtain superior academics. At Seton Hill University (SHU), there are two student-athletes that compete in the Griffin’s soccer and track teams: Dymphena Clark, from North Huntingdon, Pa. and Harry Jawanda, of Toronto, Ont., Canada. Both sophomore dual-sport athletes are…

Spring Scoreboard

Saturday March 1 Women’s Lacrosse at Holy Family University W 15-8   Saturday March 8 Women’s Lacrosse vs. Chestnut Hill College W 21-6   Tuesday March 11 Women’s Lacrosse vs. Indiana University of Pennsylvania L 8-10 (PSAC game)   Sunday March 16 Women’s Lacrosse vs. Tiffin University (Ohio) W 18-10   Tuesday March 18 Women’s…

From fall to spring: A Showcase of Griffin Sports

With the start of 2014, Seton Hill University (SHU) enters the beginning of new seasons for spring sports and reveals a continuation of certain former fall sports teams. From football to track and field, SHU is home to 19 sports teams all competing in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC). Recapping the fall sports transitioning…

Newly named Coach Collins will lead Griffin’s football

“It’s never too early to talk football,” said Seton Hill University (SHU) athletic director Chris Snyder to the Westmoreland Sports Network (WSN). Following a vacancy after Joel Dolinski was relieved of his coaching duties, the SHU community welcomed the newest addition to their sports staff. In December, Isaac Collins was named head coach of the…