Morgan spent the last 10 years as the head coach at Mercyhurst Prep.
USA Today says the deal could be complete next month.
The SeaWolves couldn’t get the bats going on Sunday afternoon at Jerry Uht Park as they dropped the series finale with Trenton 4-2.
The Erie Explosion dominated the Port Huron Patriots on Sunday, 114-0.
In hockey, the Otters have learned their next playoff opponent.
Trojans Top Prep 5-0
Trojans and Colonels Suspended at Ainsworth
The SeaWolves got off to a fast start on Tuesday night at NYSEG Stadium but could not keep the momentum going as they dropped the series opener to the Mets 7-2.
Erie will play London or Guelph in the conference finals
Devin Williams shutout the Greyhounds for the second consecutive game.
SeaWolves take two of first three games on the season.
Erie owns a 2-0 series lead on Sault Ste. Marie in the conference semifinals.
After two day of weather issues, the SeaWolves finally took the field in 2014.
The Otters added two players who already have family ties to the roster.
Otters Win Game Two - SeaWolves Rained Out
Former Mercyhurst Prep Coach Takes Over Braves
Erie Rained Out For First Opener since 2008
Students from Edinboro class to put on fundraiser
Strome, Gaunce and Company Help in Win
After a record-breaking performance on Friday night, the BayHawks didn't disappointed in their encore.
The Otters will have to earn road wins to make it to the conference finals.
Also in college hoops, Behrend women's coach Roz Fornari retired after 21 seasons.
Curtis' Overtime Goal Eliminates Saginaw
Fox Records Hat Trick
The Scots postseason run came to an end at Erie Insurance Arena.
Floor Put in at Erie Insurance Arena
Boro Wrestlers Return Home to Celebrate
Knights Follow Mercyhurst Win by beating Gophers
Port, Schopp and Habat Lead Edinboro to 5th Place
Erie Tops Saginaw 4-3 in Game Two
Lady Lakers Graduate Three Key Players
Lady Lakers Look back On Loss to Clarkson
Hamden Connecticut Hosts Frozen Four
Lady Lakers Gear Up for Clarkson
Lady Lakers Finish Season with 5-1 Loss
Otters Win Game One and Much More
NCAA Wrestling Results from Day One
Ned Bailey Takes over Huskies Job
Lady Lakers More Prepared than a Year Ago
Lady Lakers Arrive in Connecticut
Trojans Sweep Tigers in Boys Tennis
Senior to Play Two Sports
The Lady Scots second-half comeback propelled them back to Erie.
The Saginaw Spirit will come to Erie this weekend.
The Knights could never close the gap against the Warriors.
Rather than sit on the bus and wait for help, the Fighting Scots took the proactive approach.
The Erie Explosion bounced back after losing two in a row.
The Gannon women's basketball team is the only team coming home after Saturday's action.
At the high school level, the General McLane girls saw their postseason come to an end.
In the professional ranks, the BayHawks fell to Fort Wayne.
Knee injuries forced Glass off the court, but she remains a vital part of the Gannon women's basketball program.
Once again, the lady Tigers swim team is doing well and they have fun while succeeding.
The weather pushed all PIAA basketball playoff action back a day.
Tigers Relays Ranked Near Top
Erie Wrecking Crew on National TV
Lady Lancers Reach AA Quarterfinals
Bulldogs Beat Fairview 5-4
The Mercyhurst women's hockey team is also heading back to the NCAA Tournament.
Teams look to survive in college conference tournaments and PIAA playoff action.
Otters, Mercyhurst women pick up wins on the ice.
St. George Sweeps Parochial Hoops
East's Ford and Seneca's Frank Named Coaches
Bestland Named Player of the Year
Highlights and Results from Hershey
Suggs Scores 26 in Win
McDavid's Highlight Reel Goal Part of Big Win
State Pool Tournament
Former Lady Lakers Star Headed back to Mercyhurst
On the high school court, Eisenhower heads to the playoffs after Kennedy Catholic is disqualified.
Round One of Boys and Girts State Basketball
Plus, BayHawks and Otters in action.
BayHawks at home while the Otters pick up a much-needed win.
New York Likely to Own NBA D-League Expansion Team
Mercyhurst Hockey Captain a Top Ten Finalist for Patty Kaz
BOYS AND GIRLS BASKETBALL BRACKETS
Otters Fall To Rival Knights
Girls Basketball Playoffs Highlights
Soccer Standout Heads to Air Force
East, Fairview, Cochranton and Erie First also picking up wins on Tuesday night.
Erie snapped a three-game losing streak with the win.
Orlando leaves Cathedral Prep to take over Trojans
Huskies move on while the Trojans come up short on the ice.
In basketball, the high school athletes continued the playoffs while the college teams put a wrap on the season.
On the ice, Mercyhurst men and women were home while the Otters were postponed.
Night One of HS Hoops
Gannon Sweeps on Senior Night; Behrend Men win AMCC
Jackson Wins it With 1.5 Seconds to Play
Lady Lancers Top Fairview
BayHawks' Ricky Davis Aims NBA Comeback
Rangers Spoil Erie's Winning Streak
On the ice, the Otters dropped a road decision to Kitchener.
Brackets are set for postseason play
The Erie Explosion played their first home game of 2014 and didn't disappoint fans.
On the mat, District 10 individual champions were crowned.
The East boys clinched a region title while General McLane took care of Girard.
Girls Basketball Highlights
Six Hall of Famers Attend Erie Event
Boro Women Snap Gannon's 26-Game Home Win Streak and More
BayHawks also won on the road as Ricky Davis scored 31.
On the girls side, General McLane and Mercyhurst Prep picked up late-season wins.
Jim Samuels and Nancy Herbst won the quad ski on Sunday afternoon.
Erie starts their title defense with a road win.
The Otters trounced their division rival in front of a sold-out crowd.
On the wrestling mat, Fort LeBoeuf and McDowell were eliminated in the state tournament.
State Wrestling and Hoops Highlights
Erie's Dane Fox Scores 54th Goal in Win
College Hoops From Wednesday Night
Erie Tops Fort Wayne
Lance Parrish Named Erie Manager
National Signing Day
The Bison cruised past Jefferson Morgan on Tuesday night.
In Region 4, Seneca picked up a road win over Fairview.
The Otters lose on the road to Owen Sound, 2-1.
MPS, General McLane pick up big region wins.
The Otters are going back to the postseason for the first time since 2010-2011.
Former manager Chris Cron left to work for the Arizona Diamondbacks earlier this month.
Trojan senior Scott Augustine's late pin all but clinched the McDowell victory.
After missing three games due to injury, Erie's top center returned to practice on Tuesday.
Plus, more high school hoops from both the boys and girls.
On the high school court, Girard and Strong Vincent met in a Region 6.
Plus the Mercyhurst women's hockey team takes on #8 Robert Morris.
Erie Leads by 24 - Holds Off Rally
Behrend Lions Split Doubleheader
High School Basketball including Prep/McDowell
Bills Defensive Coordinator Takes Job
Shakur to Tulsa; Singletary to Erie
College and HS Hoops
In boys basketball, Region 6 has a log jam at the top of the standings.
Erie Can't Stop Tiny Gallon in Loss
Monday Night Hoops
Behrend and Mercyhurst hosted local area teams as well as out-of-state competition.
The Otters lost at home for just the second time this season.
Denver & Seattle are the last two teams standing.
Otters on the ice and more from the high school court.
Villa Maria Grad Leads Notre Dame to Win at Pitt
McDowell Boys Win in 2OT; Harbor Creek Upsets GM
Erie Fails to Make it Three Straight Wins
All three area PSAC men's basketball teams went to overtime on Wednesday night.
Gannon Defensive Tackle Signs with NFL
Boys Basketball Highlights
Lady Lakers Play Scrappy to Win
High School Girls Basketball Highlights
The Otters dominated all 60 minutes on Sunday afternoon.
BayHawks have their two-game win street snapped.
High school, college and professional results from Friday night.
Guard Records Triple Double
Villa Maria pulled away in the fourth quarter to get the 39-29 win.
Scott Suggs led Erie to win number three on the season.
Edinboro, Gannon and Mercyhurst all hosted basketball doubleheaders on Wednesday night.
Brownlee Pours on 35 in Loss
All Local Sports Postponed for Monday
Allegheny Men Fall to Wabash; Boro Sweeps Cheyney
Otters back in the win column.
After starting the season 19-0 at Erie Insurance Arena, the Otters finally lost a game on home ice.
High School Hoops Highlights
After losing three straight on the road, the Otters returned home on New Year's Eve.
He averaged 18 points and 10 rebounds during his six games with Erie.
BayHawks fall to 1-11 on the season.
Highlights and Scores from Saturday HS Hoops
Highlights from the Night in HS Basketball
Conner Leads Pitt to Bowl Win
Counting Down from 5-1
Conner Breaks School Record in Panthers Win
Local Sports Countdown from 10-6
Port is undefeated on the season and ranked No. 1 amongst 141 lb. wrestler in the NCAA.
In his first season with Gannon, Jim Brunelli's Lady Knights are off to a 12-0 start.
Villa, Prep also pick up Monday night wins.
The BayHawks could not get a second straight win in their weekend series with Texas.
The BayHawks pulled out a last-minute victory over Texas on Friday night.
After six years, Mark Soboleski has resigned as head coach of the McDowell football program.
High School and College Wrestling
Highlights from HS Basketball
Trojans Football Coach Steps Down
Gannon, Mercyhurst, and Edinboro All home
Gannon, Mercyhurst and Edinboro all hosting PSAC opponents.
The Trojans football program denied access to the WPIAL.
Shorthanded Otters Lose 5-0
The Otters extended their home win streak to 18.
Gannon men's basketball hosted the 40th Annual Porreco Cup.
Fox Adds Two More Goals in Win
McCutchen Leads List of Buccos in Erie
Girls Basketball Highlights from Thursday
High School and College Basketball Highlights
Otters Stay Perfect on Home Ice
The two teams traded the lead for the final few minutes, with the Falcons getting the final bucket.
The Huskies started on a 7-0 run, but the YellowJackets came back to earn the win.
The Otters continued to roll on Sunday afternoon in Kingston.
Cathedral Prep came up short of a second-straight state title appearance.
Gannon and Mercyhurst met on the court for the first time this season.
The basketball season got off to a hot start on Friday night.
Fox Has Hat Trick in The Win
Boro Falls 22-19 to Iowa
Highlights from Edinboro, Mercyhurst and Behrend
The Erie Otters youngest star earning a pair of big honors this week.
Replacing a Division I quarterback isn't easy, but Cathedral Prep senior QB Billy Fessler hasn't had an issue with the transition.
The Ramblers can make their second consecutive state championships appearance with a win.
The Otters scored five goals in the second period before pulling out a 7-1 victory.
Lakeview also came up short of extending their postseason.
The Mercyhurst women hung tough with defending national champion Ashland.