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Hawks go cold in title game, fall to nation's No. 1 team

Hawks go cold in title game, fall to nation's No. 1 team

- TONY COCCAGNA

EVANSVILLE, Ind. — IUP had its worst shooting performance of the season and lost to Florida Southern, 77-62, in the NCAA Division II championship game at the Ford Center on Saturday afternoon.

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IRMC to arm security officers IRMC to arm security officers
14 hours ago - - CHAUNCEY ROSS
Security officers at Indiana Regional Medical Center will carry firearms beginning Monday for the first time in the 100-year history of the hospital. [Read More]
Woman died of hypothermia after falling, coroner rules
14 hours ago -
BLAIRSVILLE — A Blairsville woman froze to death in early January after she consumed alcohol and ended up laying at the edge of a railroad right of way not far from downtown Blairsville, officials said. [Read More]
Agencies address issue of poverty Agencies address issue of poverty
14 hours ago - - SEAN YODER
What would you do if you couldn’t get a job because you couldn’t afford to get there? [Read More]
Leadership workshop held Leadership workshop held
14 hours ago - - JAMIE EMPFIELD
The Kiwanis of Indiana recently sponsored its 15th Regional Leadership Workshop at the Indiana Country Club. [Read More]
In the spotlight: Evangelical Lutheran Church of Spring Church In the spotlight: Evangelical Lutheran Church of Spring Church
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Name of the Church: Evangelical Lutheran Church of Spring Church [Read More]
Michele Huey's 'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': Seeing with eyes of faith Michele Huey's 'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': Seeing with eyes of faith
14 hours ago - - MICHELE HUEY
He was hanging there, dying now, for all the world to see, A sinner caught, condemned to die, never again to be free. [Read More]
Scholarship offered
14 hours ago -
The Evergreen Garden Club is pleased to offer two $1,000 scholarships for 2015. [Read More]
Brickell family maintained church in Gipsy pre-World War II Brickell family maintained church in Gipsy pre-World War II
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Members of the Brickell family — parents Ray and Lillian Brickell and daughters Helen and Ruby Brickell, center — posed for this photo in May 1940 on the steps of the Pilgrim Holiness Church in Gipsy. [Read More]
Upcoming community church events planned
14 hours ago -
Every Saturday in The Indiana Gazette, find this roundup of family and community related events hosted by churches in the Indiana County area. [Read More]
Library lists free programs
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The Indiana Free Library will offer the following free programs next week: [Read More]

All Indiana Sports News

 
MEN'S BASKETBALL: Hawks will face most pressure yet MEN'S BASKETBALL: Hawks will face most pressure yet
14 hours ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
IUP (31-6) takes on Florida Southern (35-1), the top-ranked team in the country and a winner of 24 straight games, in the national championship game at 3 p.m. today. The game will be broadcast nationally by CBS. [Read More]
Indiana native swims to best times despite injury Indiana native swims to best times despite injury
14 hours ago - - MATTHEW BURGLUND
Rachel Zilinskas completed her sophomore season on the University of Georgia women’s swimming team last Saturday by earning All-America honors when she placed in the top eight and established personal-best times in the 500- and 1,650-yard freestyle. [Read More]
HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Five from area picked for Roundball Classic HIGH SCHOOL BASKETBALL: Five from area picked for Roundball Classic
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Two seniors who helped the Indiana High School boys’ basketball team win its first ever WPIAL title will take the court together one last time. [Read More]
AROUND THE AREA: Conference names winter all-stars AROUND THE AREA: Conference names winter all-stars
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The Heritage Conference named its all-conference teams in boys’ and girls’ basketball and wrestling for the 2014-15 season on Thursday. [Read More]
IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks win indoor match IUP ROUNDUP: Hawks win indoor match
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A three-set singles win by Jarka Petercakova proved the clincher as the 32nd-ranked IUP women’s tennis team defeated Walsh, 6-3, in a non-conference indoor match on Friday afternoon in Ohio. [Read More]
Crimson Hawks earn berth in national title game Crimson Hawks earn berth in national title game
2 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — IUP will play the No. 1 team in the nation for a shot to become the best team in the country. [Read More]
IUP offering free bus trip to championship game IUP offering free bus trip to championship game
2 days ago -
The IUP athletic department has announced plans for a free fan bus to attend the 2015 NCAA Division II Men’s Basketball Championship game on Saturday in Evansville, Ind. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Confident Hawks roll into title game IUP BASKETBALL: Confident Hawks roll into title game
2 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — Joe Lombardi knew his team had a chance to do something special. [Read More]
IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks get a lift from Aussie import IUP BASKETBALL: Hawks get a lift from Aussie import
2 days ago - - TONY COCCAGNA
EVANSVILLE, Ind. — IUP coach Joe Lombardi thought Stef Osborne might win a game or two for the Crimson Hawks this season. [Read More]
Indiana moves on to Optimist finals Indiana moves on to Optimist finals
2 days ago -
Indiana and Homer-Center will play in the championship game of the 46th annual Indiana Optimist Club Basketball Tournament after winning semifinal-round games Thursday at Indiana High School. [Read More]

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Woman died of hypothermia after falling, coroner rules
14 hours ago -
BLAIRSVILLE — A Blairsville woman froze to death in early January after she consumed alcohol and ended up laying at the edge of a railroad right of way not far from downtown Blairsville, officials said. [Read More]
INDIANA DISTRICT COURT DOCKET
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The following defendants have been named in criminal charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Guy Haberl, of Indiana. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
14 hours ago -
State police at Indiana are investigating a robbery that occurred at 1:30 p.m. March 6 along Edgewood Lane. [Read More]
Woman charged under new Colorado law in mom attack
14 hours ago -
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado woman accused of cutting an unborn baby from a pregnant woman has been charged with attempted murder, assault and unlawful termination of a pregnancy. [Read More]
Suspect gives up right to a hearing
2 days ago -
The third of four suspects accused in an armed robbery of an Indiana couple in their house in early December has given up his right to a hearing and will face possible trial in Indiana County Court. [Read More]
Vehicles collide Vehicles collide
2 days ago -
A sport utility vehicle driven by Jonathan Costello, of Homer City, and a car driven by Vincente Izquierdo, of Indiana, collided about 12:20 p.m. Thursday at North Ninth and Water streets. [Read More]
POLICE LOG
2 days ago -
Indiana Borough police are investigating a report that the windshield of a vehicle was smashed sometime in the last 2ᄑ weeks while it was parked in a lot along South Sixth Street between Philadelphia and Church streets. [Read More]
Bride: Fatal shot was an accident
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NEW BRIGHTON (AP) — A Pennsylvania woman who fatally shot her niece on her wedding day says the handgun went off during an argument outside a bar when she was trying to move it from her new husband’s open glove box. [Read More]
Trial delayed for ex-museum CEO
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WILLIAMSPORT (AP) — The former chief executive officer of the Boal Mansion Museum won’t be tried on child-sex charges until at least June because of new charges that he created child pornography and tried to destroy unspecified evidence on a cellphone. [Read More]
Suspect in theft of unborn baby won't face murder charge Suspect in theft of unborn baby won't face murder charge
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DENVER — Prosecutors say a Colorado woman accused of removing a baby from an expectant mother’s belly will not face murder charges, but they have not explained the decision or disclosed what charges she will face. [Read More]

All Family News

 
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Nicole Cottrell STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Nicole Cottrell
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The Saltsburg American Legion Auxiliary recently named Nicole Cottrell the Saltsburg Middle/High School Student of the Month for March. [Read More]
SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Shelby Oswald SENIOR OF THE MONTH: Shelby Oswald
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The Indiana Kiwanis Club recently named Shelby Oswald as the club’s Senior of the Month for March 2015. Shelby is a student at Blairsville High School. [Read More]
STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Christopher Haupt STUDENT OF THE MONTH: Christopher Haupt
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The Saltsburg Lions recently named Christopher Haupt as the Saltsburg Middle/High School Student of the Month for March. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, March 28
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Be sure to wish these Gazette readers a happy birthday when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
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Indiana Regional Medical Center, March 27, 2015: [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, March 27
2 days ago -
Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today: [Read More]
HOSPITAL NOTES
2 days ago -
Indiana Regional Medical Center, March 26, 2015: [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Jessica Brown and Michael Mey ENGAGEMENT: Jessica Brown and Michael Mey
3 days ago -
Jessica Brown, daughter of Roger and Bonnie Brown, of Vintondale, and Michael Mey, son of Mike and Diane Mey, of Bethel Park, have announced their engagement. [Read More]
ENGAGEMENT: Brandy Harman and Patrick Roberts ENGAGEMENT: Brandy Harman and Patrick Roberts
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Brandy Harman, daughter of George and Pam Harman, of Donegal, and Patrick Roberts, son of Jack and Cindy Roberts, of Home, announce their engagement. [Read More]
Gazette readers' birthdays, March 26 Gazette readers' birthdays, March 26
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Be sure to wish a happy birthday to these Gazette readers when you see them today ... [Read More]

All World News

 
Italian court overturns Knox murder conviction
2 hours ago -
By COLLEEN BARRY and FRANCES D’EMILIO [Read More]
Painstaking recovery mission at treacherous Alps crash site Painstaking recovery mission at treacherous Alps crash site
14 hours ago -
SEYNE-LES-ALPES, France — The ravine echoes with helicopter rotors, the scrape of metal on stone, the rumble of sliding scree as the remnants of Germanwings Flight 9525 dislodge from the mountainside. [Read More]
Ordinary people tell 'amazing story' through play
14 hours ago -
NEW GALILEE — They call themselves a “bunch of ordinary people.” [Read More]
Astronauts board space station for yearlong mission Astronauts board space station for yearlong mission
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BAIKONUR, Kazakhstan — Two Russians and an American floated into the International Space Station today, beginning what is to be a year away from Earth for two of them. [Read More]
Senate GOP considers plan to cut pension benefits
14 hours ago -
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s cold war over public pensions is heating up as Senate Republicans consider resurrecting a plan to pare future benefits for hundreds of thousands of current state and school employees. [Read More]
Yemeni President Hadi calls Shiite rebels 'stooges of Iran' Yemeni President Hadi calls Shiite rebels 'stooges of Iran'
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SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt — Yemen’s embattled president today called Shiite rebels who forced him to flee the country “stooges of Iran,” directly blaming the Islamic Republic for the chaos there and demanding airstrikes against rebel positions continue until they surrender. [Read More]
Racist chant findings revealed Racist chant findings revealed
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NORMAN, Okla. — Members of a University of Oklahoma fraternity apparently learned a racist chant that recently got their chapter disbanded during a national leadership cruise four years ago that was sponsored by the fraternity’s national administration, the university’s president said Friday. [Read More]
Woman accused of posing as lawyer
14 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — A woman used forged documents to pose as an estate lawyer for a decade and made partner at her small firm before her fraud was discovered, according to charges announced Friday. [Read More]
Bodies of missing Pittsburghers found downstream in Ohio River
14 hours ago -
PITTSBURGH — Two unrelated missing persons cases were solved when the bodies of the men each surfaced separately downstream in a river in West Virginia in recent days — with the death of one of the Pittsburgh men now being treated as a homicide, police said. [Read More]
3 sentenced for starving 7-year-old boy
14 hours ago -
MERCER (AP) — The mother and grandparents of a 7-year-old boy who was so malnourished that one doctor said he looked like a Holocaust survivor have been sentenced to prison. [Read More]

All Reader Letters and Gazette Editorials

 
Letter to the editor: We must fight against sexual assault
2 days ago -
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). [Read More]
How to submit a letter to the editor How to submit a letter to the editor
3 days ago -
The Indiana Gazette welcomes letters to the editor and will endeavor to print readers’ letters in a timely manner. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: A celebration of drunken disregard
4 days ago -
Congratulations to IUP for allowing the least common denominator to represent them this past weekend. Unfortunately the representation, in my humble opinion, was pretty much what one would expect based on last year’s festivities. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Wrong answers on dealing with zealotry
4 days ago -
I am writing in response to Sunday’s letter written by McClellan Blair (“Zealotry a threat to our civilization”). [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Rega sentence questioned
6 days ago -
I would like to applaud the Gazette for reporting and following the hit-and-run case involving District Justice Jennifer Rega. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Medical care in area lauded
6 days ago -
Recently I was taken by Citizens’ Ambulance to Indiana Regional Medical Center. After a couple of days and some tests, I came home and had the services of the Visiting Nurse Association for follow-up care. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: 'Showtime' promises to be great program again
6 days ago -
Want to be entertained and pay practically nothing for it? [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Zealotry a threat to our civilization
1 week ago -
Today there are three forms of zealotry that threaten civilization as we know it: radical Islam, environmentalism and socialism. [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Fraud not a problem in food program
1 week ago -
An open letter to Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa.: [Read More]
Letter to the Editor: Shirey headline overly graphic
2 weeks ago -
Earlier this year I sent a letter to the Gazette pertaining to its insensitive treatment of Jennifer Rega and urging greater compassion and kindness. [Read More]
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