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The Wide World Of Sports: Pete Rose

The Wide World Of Sports: Pete Rose

Parker Abate, Columnist

October 13, 2015

Filed under Columns, Sports

In my last article, I discussed a controversy that started on a football field. In this piece, I would...

Coach Sets Record Straight: No JV Team

Coach Sets Record Straight: No JV Team

October 13, 2015

Football staffers hope to correct student rumors about the formation of a new junior varsity team. “There...

Women’s Soccer Ranks Eighth

Women’s Soccer Ranks Eighth

September 30, 2015

The women’s soccer team, now 6-1 on the season, is ranked the eighth best team in the country by d3soccer.com. The...

The Wide World Of Sports: Deflate Gate

The Wide World Of Sports: Deflate Gate

Parker Abate, Columnist

September 30, 2015

Filed under Columns, Sports

Martavis Bryant, a wide receiver for the Pittsburgh Steelers, was recently suspended the first four games...

MU Hall Of Famer Comes Back as Interim Coach

MU Hall Of Famer Comes Back as Interim Coach

Melanie Quintanilla, Multimedia Editor

September 30, 2015

Filed under News, Sports

  William Chandler, MU’s own basketball hall of famer, is now interim head coach of the men’s...

Gombita Chosen to Play with the Very Best

Gombita Chosen to Play with the Very Best

September 16, 2015

Sophomore communications major Mike Gombita is the latest draft pick for the Harlem Globetrotters. Gombita,...

Softball Welcomes New Coach

Softball Welcomes New Coach

September 16, 2015

The softball team is welcoming new head coach Lindsay Freitag. Freitag spent last season as the head...

Chuck Edkins Named New Athletic Director

Chuck Edkins Named New Athletic Director

Sean Lynch, Reporter

September 16, 2015

Filed under News, Sports

  Chuck Edkins, who is entering his 25th season as the men’s soccer coach, is the new Athletic...

Football Seniors Lead Cougars

Football Seniors Lead Cougars

September 16, 2015

The time has finally come: MU football’s first class of recruits are seniors. For the first time,...

Soccer Players are Sharp Dressed Men

Soccer Players are Sharp Dressed Men

September 16, 2015

The men’s soccer team will have a fresh start to the season  - and a fresh new look to go with it. Venturing...

Senior Soccer Player Goes Pro

Sean Lynch, Reporter

May 6, 2015

Filed under Sports

Senior biology major Nick vonEgypt recently signed a contract to play professional soccer for the Philadelphia Fury of the American Soccer League. Although the ASL was just founded in 2013, The Fury have a history going back to 1978. The original Fury was an expansion franchise in the North American Soccer League in which...

Softball Hits Seven Game Win Streak

Sean Lynch, Reporter

April 22, 2015

Filed under Campus Life, Sports

   After sweeping Delaware Valley in a double-header, the softball team has a seven game winning streak.    The Cougars shut out Del Val in both games, winning 11-0 in the first and 5-0 in the second. Sophomore Melanie Quintanilla and senior Kristi Seiler led the Cougars’ offense. Quintanilla had three hits and drove in thre...

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