ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — All wins aren’t created equal.
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — Normally unflappable in these situations, Mark Schmidt was overjoyed.
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — For once, the window was tight.
It began in rather unexpected fashion.
(EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second of a two-part series on the Olean Oilers and the decision to take a leave of absence for the 2021 New York Collegiate Baseball League season.)
A mere two days later, the situation was no less frustrating.
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — Mere minutes after Wednesday’s victory over Saint Joseph’s, Jalen Adaway was already looking ahead.
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — The St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team desperately needed a spark. And before it became the Jaren Holmes show, Jalen Adaway was the one who provided it.
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — As his night began to unfold, Jaren Holmes recalled the words of his former AAU coach.
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — That’s how you take care of business.
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — The difference seems substantial.
The question was posed in this space on Dec. 23 and my answer came the very same day.
Kyle Lofton was one of four returning point guards to make the Atlantic 10’s All-Conference First Team last spring.
Mark Schmidt noted it ahead of Wednesday’s game at Rhode Island.
It’s about as unfavorable a situation as it gets.
About two weeks later, it’s time to look back at the 2020 Penn State football season, but don’t expect much harsh judgment in this space.
Random thoughts on the Bills, St. Bonaventure’s men’s basketball team and Reilly Center history:
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — For the first 20 minutes, its rematch with Hofstra closely resembled last year’s contest.
STATE COLLEGE — Penn State's 2020 football season is over.
STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — James Franklin has felt the heat before, as recently as a few weeks ago when Penn State was stuck in its worst ever losing streak to start a season.
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — The victory itself, an 81-74 season-opening win over Akron, under the circumstances, was certainly special.
CLEVELAND — It was his No. 1 priority in the offseason.
CLEVELAND — His career outing behind him, Osun Osunniyi had no problem acknowledging it.
It’s been nearly a year since former Bradford three-sport standout and current St. Bonaventure cross country and track runner Erica Marshall has competed in a live sports competition.
CLEVELAND — Mark Schmidt sat at his desk, conducting the next of what has likely been dozens of Zoom sessions since the spring.
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — It was the operative phrase in the myriad answers that Mark Schmidt tried his best to supply.
MORGANTOWN, W. Va. — Emporium native and 2019 Slippery Rock University graduate Ruth Phillips has had a lifelong love for helping others along with athletic competition. Growing up, she rarely…
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — Smethport Area High School graduate Darion Gregory is a runner used to competing at the highest level. In cross country, he was a four-time state qualifier and a two-ti…
James Franklin has said for weeks that Penn State's 2020 season doesn't truly define his program.
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP) — Greg Schiano isn't surprised Rutgers has not developed a rivalry with another team in its five-plus years in the Big Ten Conference.
STATE COLLEGE (AP) — When he left coach James Franklin's house after Penn State's first victory dinner of the season on Monday night, linebacker Jesse Luketa took two milkshakes to go.
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — On his brother’s 16th birthday, they made a pact.
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. — It was created in 2012 as part of the first Big 4 Media Day event, held at a bar in Buffalo.
PITTSBURGH — Pat Narduzzi likes field goals. Really.
STATE COLLEGE — For Penn State, 2020 has been the year of the turnover, and its persistent problems in taking care of the football probably reached their lowest ebb on Saturday.