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(Ballgirl hopeful Amandah Povilitus winds up to take a cut at the ball during ballgirl tryouts at Citizens Bank Park.  Photo by Steve Tawa)

Phillies Hold Tryouts For 2015 Ballgirls

Dozens of candidates showed off their on-field skills and their off-field personalities.

11/07/2014

Deirdre Kane won 447 games during her 27 years as head coach at West Chester University. (Credit: WCU Athletics)

WCU’s Kane Retires After 27 Years As Head Women’s Basketball Coach

After 27 years at the helm of the West Chester University women’s basketball team, head coach Deirdre Kane announced her retirement on Tuesday.

08/05/2014

Dan Connor in the 2007 Outback Bowl during his playing days at Penn State (Photo credit: Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images)

Dan Connor Settling In As New Assistant Coach At West Chester

Former Penn State LB, Dan Connor, is the new linebackers coach at West Chester University.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/31/2014

WCU product Joe Gunkel is slated to make his next start Saturday for Class-A Salem.  (Photo credit: Salem Red Sox)

WCU’s Joe Gunkel Rapidly Rising In Boston Organization

West Chester University product, Joe Gunkel, is moving up in the Boston Red Sox organization. KYW’s Matt Leon talked to Gunkel.

KYW Newsradio 1060–07/16/2014

West Chester opens play in the national finals on Thursday against Armstrong Atlantic State down in Salem, Virginia
(credit: James Zuhlke)

WCU Softball Ready For First-Ever National Finals Appearance

The Golden Rams will play Armstong Atlantic State in their first game down in Salem, Virginia, on Thursday.

05/20/2014

(Students rally at West Chester University to call attention to a recent rash of sexual assaults there.   Photo by David Madden)

Students Call For More Safety From Sex Crimes at West Chester U.

The message of the few dozen students was clear: the school needs to do more.

05/06/2014

Tom Corbett (Photo credit MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Pres. Of Pa. Young Democrats: Affirmative Action Debate Is Pushing People Away From GOP

Dom Giordano talked to Danny Bauder, President of the Young Democrats of Pennsylvania, Thursday on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT about the Supreme Court’s ruling on affirmative action and the rising cost of a college education.

04/24/2014

(The campus of West Chester University.  Photo provided)

2 PA Senators Say Give State-Owned Universities More Autonomy

Two state Senators are collaborating on proposed legislation to shake up Pennsylvania’s system of state-owned universities.

03/02/2014

Stigall Show Log 2.19.14

Chris covers the arrest of former sportscaster Don Tollefson, President Obama’s touting of trade schools, and Pizza Hut’s offer to a West Chester University student. He also talks to Tom McGrath from Philadelphia Magazine.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–02/19/2014

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Giordano Speaks To West Chester University Student Stripped Of Prize Following Basketball Challenge

Dom Giordano spoke with Jack Lavery, a West Chester University freshman involved in a controversy with the school after he participated in a halftime contest at a basketball game, on Tuesday on Talk Radio 1210 WPHT.

02/18/2014

(credit: Hadas Kuznits/KYW)

Officials Remind Chester County Residents About Shelter, Resources Available While Power Outages Persist

Emergency management crews in Chester County are encouraging folks without power to keep themselves safe while power outages persist.

02/07/2014

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Top College Productions To See This Year In Philadelphia

Dramatic plays by both well-known playwrights and up-and-coming writers will all be represented by the theater students at universities in the Philadelphia area.

10/18/2013

Joe Gunkel (credit: WCU Athletics)

WCU’s Gunkel Wasting No Time Making Pro Impact

Looks like pro baseball agrees with former West Chester University hurler Joe Gunkel.

08/13/2013

credit: Molly Daly

Beekeepers Swarm West Chester For Apicultural Conference

The first clue that there’s something different about this event is the bee yard — more than two dozen hives — set up outside the Merion Science Building.

08/08/2013

(The campus of West Chester University.  Photo provided)

Frank Brogan Selected As Chancellor Of Pennsylvania’s Higher Education

The man who has run Florida’s university system will become the next chancellor of the Pennsylvania System of Higher Education, which includes West Chester, Cheyney and twelve other state-owned universities.

08/08/2013

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