While the Shippensburg University women’s basketball team has struggled in the first half of its season, it is hard to not be impressed with the play of guard Ariel Jones. Even as a freshman, Jones has led the Raiders in points, with 393, for an average of 20.7 points per game.
Being in the hospital for an extended stay is enough to drive anyone crazy, but being stuck in a hospital for four months leads to many other discoveries, as Megan Hart, a field hockey player at Shippensburg University, has come to find out in her fight against acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
David Brantley won the heptathlon with a new PR (4,593 points); Bryan Pearson took first in both the shot put and weight throw, in which he earned a new PR (59 feet, 7 1/2 inches); and Tra-C Davis also posted a PR in the high jump (6 feet, 11 inches) for the Shippensburg University track-and-field team at the Bison Opener at Bucknell University this weekend.
The Shippensburg University men’s cross-country team improved six spots from its 2016 season finish in the NCAA Division II National Championships with a 10th-place performance at the University of Southern Indiana. All seven runners for the Raiders ran a new PR at the event and three earned scoring positions in the Top 80.