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Panther Hollow: First Impressions Often Misleading, But…

As radio analyst Pat Bostick once contended, some of the most significant progress you’ll see from a successful team takes place from game one to game two, which is something I can’t recall happening since the year Cincinnati stole that aforementioned BCS berth from under the Panthers’ collective nose.

93-7 The Fan–09/06/2012

Tino Sunseri

Panther Hollow: Sunseri Optimistic About Offense

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Despite a 31-17 upset at the hands of Youngstown State in last Saturday’s season opener, senior quarterback Tino Sunseri sees positives on which Pitt’s offense can build entering Thursday’s Big East lid-lifter in Cincinnati.

93-7 The Fan–09/04/2012

Paul Chryst

Panther Hollow: Chryst Expects Quick Turnaround

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Some players discussed the need to put foresight above hindsight after Pitt was upset by Youngstown State, 31-17, at Heinz Field Saturday, and head coach Paul Chryst said in his weekly press conference he expects tangible progress to be made between game one and game two, Thursday’s Big East opener against Cincinnati at Nippert Stadium.

93-7 The Fan–09/03/2012

Tino Sunseri

Panther Hollow: Seniors Sound Off On Opening Loss

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — A team coming off such a disappointing performance needs leadership from its seniors, and after Pitt was upset by Youngstown State, 31-17, in its 2012 season opener at Heinz Field Saturday night, three of them stressed the importance of learning from this loss entering next week’s conference lid-lifter in Cincinnati.

93-7 The Fan–09/02/2012

Paul Chryst

Panther Hollow: Third-Down Deficiency Dooms Debut

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — A year ago there might have been a different scapegoat for such a humbling loss. But as Youngstown State spoiled Paul Chryst’s debut as head coach with a 31-17 win over Pitt at Heinz Field Saturday night, it was the defense, not the offense, that let down the Panthers most.

93-7 The Fan–09/02/2012

Pitt Panthers, college football, Tino Sunseri

Pitt Stunned 31-17 By Youngstown State In Season Opener

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Kurt Hess passed for 154 yards and two touchdowns as Youngstown State of the Football Championship Subdivision spoiled Paul Chryst’s debut as Pitt’s coach in a 31-17 upset on Saturday night in the season opener for both schools.

09/01/2012

Lafayette Pitts

Panther Hollow: Woodland Hills Product Confident In Pitt’s Defense

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Redshirt freshman defensive back Lafayette Pitts is one of a number of young Panthers ready to contribute to a defense that already boasted strong leadership.

93-7 The Fan–08/31/2012

Paul Chryst

Panther Hollow: Chryst Excited For Return To Sideline

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — New head coach Paul Chryst brings a respectable resume to Pitt, but the last time he was actually down on the field to coach a regular season football game, it was for a team that doesn’t exist anymore.

93-7 The Fan–08/30/2012

Devin Street

Panther Hollow: Street Clear For Saturday’s Opener

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Redshirt junior wide receiver Devin Street, undeterred by a sprained MCL that sidelined him early in training camp, will be ready for action when Pitt opens the 2012 season against Youngstown State at Heinz Field Saturday.

93-7 The Fan–08/28/2012

Paul Chryst

Panther Hollow: Chryst Addresses Press Before Pitt Debut

PITTSBURGH (93-7 THE FAN) — Welcome to Panther Hollow, which is not just a place, but, for Pitt fans, a state of mind. With them in mind, we present this brand new source for the latest, greatest Pitt football content that can’t be seen or heard anywhere else.

93-7 The Fan–08/27/2012

Daman's Strongman winners

“Mr. High School Sports” – Rochester Grad Moye Returns for Strongman Competition

You may not see them on Saturday afternoons in “Wide World of Sports,” or at ungodly hours on ESPN2, but you might have seen a few of the strongest young men in Beaver County fought for the title of best strongman in Monaca, PA recently.

93-7 The Fan–07/02/2012

Daman's Strongman Competition winners

“Mr. High School Sports” – Local ‘Strongmen’ Lift Good Cause

(UPDATED 07/25/11) In a charity event recently previewed on KDKA-TV, three Beaver County youths ruled the competition, as they and other budding bodybuilders from western Pennsylvania flexed their muscles for a good cause.

93-7 The Fan–07/25/2011