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GREENSBURG, Pa. (AP) – Somber athletes, students and school staff hugged and cried in a century-old chapel on the campus of a small Catholic university outside Pittsburgh, mourning the loss of a coach who died along with her unborn child when the team’s bus crashed on the way to a game. Members of the Seton Hill University community have tearfully gathered on the hilltop campus’ Saint Joseph Chapel to memorialize victims of the crash – especially head lacrosse coach Kristina Quigley, who was remembered as warm, outgoing and a natural leader. The Rev. Jeremiah O’Shea reminded those in attendance of their own mortality asking: “Aren’t we all so helpless in the face of death?” The 30-year-old Quigley died of her injuries in the crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike near Harrisburg. She was about six months pregnant, and her unborn son didn’t survive. The bus driver, 61-year-old Anthony Guaetta, died at the scene. The school said Quigley was married and had a young son, Gavin.

 

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) – Three people remain hospitalized with injuries from the crash of a bus carrying a college lacrosse team that killed a pregnant coach, her unborn child and the driver. Two victims flown to Penn State Hershey Medical Center remained there today, but no information was released about their identities or conditions. A woman was in satisfactory condition at Holy Spirit Hospital in Carlisle in Camp Hill and was expected to be discharged later today. Seton Hill University team players and coaches were among 23 people aboard when the bus crashed yesterday morning as the bus was heading to an afternoon game at Millersville University.

 

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NEW YORK (AP) – Wearing a replica of the organization’s uniform, Madonna called on the Boy Scouts to lift its ban on gays while also calling for a “revolution” to prevent discrimination and abuse of the gay community. Speaking Saturday night at the GLAAD Media Awards, Madonna said the Boy Scouts should “change their stupid rules.” Later, she spoke about young people who commit suicide after suffering from bullying. Noting that she has teenage kids of her own, she said the situation is “an atrocity to me and I don’t accept it.” She then called on the audience to join her in a “revolution” to change the world. Madonna was on hand to give Anderson Cooper the organization’s “Vito Russo” award. Others honored included director Brett Ratner and the TV series “Smash.”

 

TOOELE, Utah (AP) – Who says parents don’t do things with their kids any more? Then again, there are some things that shouldn’t be a family affair – like bank robbery. Police in Utah say they’ve arrested a husband and wife bank robbery team that took their two young children along for the ride. An arrest report from police says the man and woman, both 27, were caught Monday soon after a Wells Fargo branch was robbed. A 5-year-old and a 2-year-old were in the back seat. The Salt Lake Tribune (http://bit.ly/YpanMI ) reports the couple told police they robbed the bank because they faced eviction and many medical bills.

 

PHOENIX (AP) – Talk about a doggone flight reroute. The owner of an English Springer Spaniel had put his pet on a flight from New Jersey to Phoenix last week. The dog ended up in Ireland. That involves some explaining – and United Airlines spokeswoman Megan McCarthy has that enviable task. She says the 6-year-old dog was traveling in cargo last Thursday when the mix up happened. Once they realized the error, McCarthy says the airline took immediate steps to get the dog, named Hendrix, back to his owner. Phoenix television station KNXV reports owner Meredith Grant felt like she was punched in the stomach after hearing her dog had been shipped overseas. Grant now has Hendrix back, along with an apology from United – and a full refund.

 

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STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) – The quarterback race at Penn State begins Monday, though coach Bill O’Brien says he won’t name a starter by the time spring practice ends in a month. O’Brien said Sunday that Steven Bench and Tyler Fergson will split the reps in spring ball. They’ll be evaluated at spring’s end, though O’Brien doesn’t expect to settle on a starter until during training camp in August. The Nittany Lions are looking for a replacement for record-setting starter Matt McGloin. The senior helped guide Penn State to a better-than-expected 8-4 record in his one and only season with O’Brien. Bench served as McGloin’s backup as a freshman last season but played sparingly. Ferguson is a junior college transfer from California. Prized recruit Christian Hackenberg also arrives at Penn State this summer.

 

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