Fall Term Break

Slideshow: Football wins second playoff round

Mercyhurst’s football team got an education Saturday.

The lesson was in playoff football.

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Mercyhurst student missing from N.Y. home

Contributed photoContributed photoJenni-Lyn Watson, a Mercyhurst College student, has not been seen since Friday morning.

Watson, a native of Liverpool, N.Y., was last seen at her home early in the morning on Friday, according to a report from WSYR-TV of Syracuse, N.Y.

She is a junior dance major at Mercyhurst standing approximately 5 feet 3 inches tall and weighing 100 pounds. Watson has blonde hair, brown eyes and was last seen wearing a black North Face jacket and black pants.

Anyone with information relating to Watson’s most recent whereabouts can call the Onondaga County Sheriff at (315) 435-3081.

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Video: College holds vigil for Watson

Mercyhurst College held a short service Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010 at Christ the King Chapel in support of Jenni-Lyn Watson’s family and to pray for her safe return. Watson went missing from her home in Liverpool, N.Y. on Nov. 19, 2010.

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Pair of hockey players charged with sexual assault

Ethan Magoc file photo: Mercyhurst freshman goaltender Jordan Tibbett.Ethan Magoc file photo: Mercyhurst freshman goaltender Jordan Tibbett.Two Mercyhurst College freshman hockey players have been charged with sexual assault stemming from a Nov. 14 incident on Briggs Avenue.

Kyle Just and Jordan Tibbett, both 20 years old, were arraigned in front of Erie 3rd Ward District Judge Tom Carney Tuesday morning on a sexual assault felony count, according to a report by the Erie Times-News.

Criminal complaints filed in the case allege Just and Tibbett sexually assaulted a woman and forced her to perform a sex act in a Briggs apartment on Nov. 14.

Contributed photo: Mercyhurst freshman forward Kyle Just.Contributed photo: Mercyhurst freshman forward Kyle Just.

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