Posts in category ON THE HILL SPORTS

Like Father, Like Son

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Inside the home dugout at Danny Litwhiler Field stands a plaque honoring the man who guided Huskies baseball to more victories than any other coach in program history. The late Matt Haney Sr. was at the helm of Huskies baseball from 1991 to 2005, leading the team to more than 300 victories and its lone NCAA […]

No Limits in the Water

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No Limits in the Water In the pool, Rachel Brooker and Caroline Hodgins swim different events but share a similar story: neither started her collegiate career with the Huskies. Brooker, a butterfly specialist, began at New Jersey’s Rider University, transferring after seeing the success her older sister, Kelsey, had at BU. Hodgins, a freestylist and […]

Real World Competition


Real World Competition By Scott Eddy Sports are full of clichés, some of which compare an athlete’s competitive drive to the survival instinct of the battlefield. One Bloomsburg football player, redshirt sophomore Eric Schwartz, knows the difference firsthand. Schwartz began his collegiate football career nearly a decade ago as a Shippensburg University quarterback.  “I thought […]

Steph’s Stadium


This fall, there is something missing on upper campus: “Sports Stadium.” In its place is Steph Pettit Stadium, named for the alumnus who made a $1 million contribution for stadium improvements and athletic scholarships. Pettit, Class of 1989, played football for the Huskies. He founded Clean Earth Systems in 1993 and has seen the company […]

Perfect Pitch

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Baseball holds a special meaning for legions of fans worldwide. For junior Ryuta Amaike, baseball gave him the opportunity to form life-changing friendships, assimilate to a foreign culture and gain success on the field and in the classroom. Amaike’s trip to Bloomsburg started in his native Japan, where he developed a love for the game […]

President’s Blog

Dr. David Soltz shares his thoughts.

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