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Villanova Wildcats
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Matt Leon
September 10, 2019 - 5:56 pm
The Villanova Wildcats will look to continue their hot start to the 2019 season when they travel to Lewisburg, Pennsylvania to battle Bucknell of the Patriot League on Saturday night. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
September 02, 2019 - 6:11 pm
An active shooter alert was sent out to Villanova University staff and students, but Radnor police confirm there was no threat on campus.
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Villanova University football
Villanova University Athletics
Matt Leon
August 21, 2019 - 11:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Villanova Wildcats will kick off their 2019 football season on Saturday when they visit the Raiders of Colgate. The Wildcats are coming off a 5-6 2018 season — 2-6 in the Colonial Athletic Association — which saw them hit hard by injuries. But head coach Mark...
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Dr. Edward Guinan, a Villanova astronomy professor, was among those who considered pursuing a career as a NASA astronaut in the early 1960s. But concedes he was missing something the fledgling space agency wanted - experience as a fighter pilot.
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Mark Abrams
July 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — As a veteran Villanova University astronomer looks back on 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 mission to the moon, he reveals he gave serious thought to applying to NASA to become an astronaut. But he quickly concluded he didn't have "the right stuff." Before...
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Bridget Orchard
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Matt Leon
July 19, 2019 - 5:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Bridget Orchard has enjoyed a ton of success as a collegiate softball coach. She's currently the head coach at Villanova University and in 2020 she should surpass the 800 win plateau for her career. Orchard played her college softball at Villanova and once she...
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Hunter Schryver
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Matt Leon
June 24, 2019 - 12:23 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A central theme of Hunter Schryver's pro baseball career up to this point has been making adjustments. After being drafted by Tampa Bay out of Villanova in the seventh round in 2017, Schryver had to adjust to life as a reliever after having success with the Wildcats...
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Schuylkill River
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Pat Loeb
May 01, 2019 - 3:27 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After years of warnings that the Schuylkill River was in danger of becoming impassable, city and local university officials announced Wednesday that together they have raised $4.5 million for a dredging project. The Schuylkill Navy, which oversees Boathouse Row,...
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Kim Glovas
April 29, 2019 - 4:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A Villanova University graduate with cerebral palsy has written a movie and is now looking for funding to get it into production. Frank Kineavy is a 2013 graduate of Villanova. "I am the co-writer of this movie script currently entitled 'The Way We Roll,' " said film...
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Villanova safety Rob Rolle has signed with the Miami Dolphins.
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Matt Leon
April 29, 2019 - 3:07 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Rob Rolle has spent the last few years being one of the top defensive backs in the Colonial Athletic Association. Now, the Villanova University product is getting his shot at the NFL. Rolle, a safety, has signed as an undrafted free agent with the Miami Dolphins. "I...
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This week brings the premiere of a short film Villanova University students have been working on since September.
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Ian Bush
April 23, 2019 - 4:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — This week brings the premiere of a short film Villanova University students have been working on since September. It took them to the Horn of Africa, where they found desperate conditions for expectant moms in need of health care. "They only have one operating room,...
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