Chuck Bitner

  1. News and Notes from Week 5 in the PSAC

    It was roughly one year ago that Seton Hill stunned the PSAC with an upset of highly favored Slippery Rock. The Griffins came very close to doing it again at IUP. The Griffins had IUP’s defense on the ropes for much of game and even led at halftime. Turnovers down the stretch killed nearly all of their fourth quarter drives and wiped out their chances for a huge upset.

    The critical moment for IUP (4-0) came early in the fourth quarter. The Crimson Hawks received the second half kickoff ...

    Updated 10-03-2016 at 11:48 AM by Chuck Bitner

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  2. Previewing Week 5 in the PSAC

    It's hard to believe we're at mid-season already, but here we are steam rolling into week five of the season and week two of divisional play. The schedule is highlighted by a critical PSAC West meeting with Slippery Rock traveling to California. Here is the complete schedule for week five.

    Shippensburg (3-1, 1-1) at Lock Haven (0-4, 0-1) 12:00

    Shippensburg had the best win in the PSAC East last week with a fine 31-14 victory over East Stroudsburg. The Raiders came ...
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  3. Week 4 - Divisional Play Begins in the PSAC

    After three weeks, the fun really begins this Saturday as we kickoff the seven week gauntlet of divisional play. There are a handful of really interesting match ups this week, including three games that match unbeaten teams against each other. It's going to be a busy day with early games kicking off at noon and the evening games won't wrap until around 9pm. Enjoy!

    #12 IUP (2-0, 0-0) at Edinboro (3-0, 0-0) 12:00

    Well, who expected this to be a battle of unbeatens? We ...

    Updated 09-22-2016 at 07:23 AM by Chuck Bitner

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  4. The Four Quarters of the PSAC - First Quarter

    If you’ve been following the PSAC blog for a couple of years, you know how this goes. If this is your first season, let me briefly summarize. We have a total of 16 teams in the conference, which makes for a nice round number to divide into quarters. Every three weeks (roughly a quarter of the season) I stack rank the teams and take a look at how they’ve done so far and look forward to what’s ahead.

    So far, we’ve had one week of out of conference action and two rounds of East ...

    Updated 09-19-2016 at 07:18 AM by Chuck Bitner

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  5. PSAC East Looking for Better Results in Week 3

    Week three in the PSAC football schedule brings us the last round of East-West crossover play until the final week of the season. The West throttled the East in the first round of crossovers with a 7-1 record. I'm predicting a few more East victories this weekend, but the balance of power is still on the Western side of the state. Here is the rundown for week 3...

    East Stroudsburg (1-1, 0-0) at Mercyhurst (1-1, 0-0) 12:00

    I fully expected Mercyhurst to be staring at ...

    Updated 09-18-2016 at 10:14 AM by Chuck Bitner

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