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Juwan Petties-Jackson

Juwan Petties-Jackson

February 12, 2017
Filed under Athlete of the Web, Sports

Juwan Petties-Jackson Sport: Track and Field Major: Psychology Year: Senior Hometown: Somerville, NJ When and Why Did You Start Track?: I started track in the sixth grade because in my to bfe the best athletes run track just to prove how athletic they were based on the rest of the town.... Read more »

Cheerleading Finishes Fifth at Nationals

Cheerleading Finishes Fifth at Nationals

Anthony Vega, Reporter
February 9, 2017
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Cheerleaders finished fifth in the the Universal Cheerleading Association College National Championship in Orlando, Florida over break, and they returned home with an experience that most teams never never have. “The week we spend together from sun up to sun down, and it only brings us closer. The... Read more »

Joel Embiid Should’ve Been an All-Star

Joel Embiid Should’ve Been an All-Star

Sean Lynch, Columnist
February 9, 2017
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Sixers fans have waited over two seasons to witness the greatness of Joel Embiid and now that he’s on the court, he’s taking the NBA by storm. An early “shoo-in” for the NBA Rookie of the Year, the 7’2' center from Cameroon is producing rookie numbers comparable to names like Shaq, Duncan,... Read more »

What is behind Women’s B-Ball’s Big Season?

What is behind Women’s B-Ball’s Big Season?

Zoe LaPorte, Reporter
January 31, 2017
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The women’s basketball team has already won four more games than they did the in previous two seasons combined, and some credit the team's culture for their powerful streak. Jason Rhine, who took the helm as head coach in 2016, said there may be several ingredients in the team's secret sauce, which... Read more »

“Agree to Disagree, but I’m Probably Right”: Baseball: America’s Pastime

“Agree to Disagree, but I’m Probably Right”: Baseball: America’s Pastime

Parker Abate, Columnist
December 13, 2016
Filed under Columns, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

Baseball is an incredible sport. It is the best sport. Although many fans find baseball uninteresting to watch, as a player of America’s pastime, I can tell you that there is nothing better. Sports have a lot in common. They teach us mental and physical toughness, challenge our inner-competitiveness,... Read more »

Men’s Basketball Off To Hot Start

Men’s Basketball Off To Hot Start

Sean Lynch, Reporter
December 8, 2016
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The men’s basketball team is off to an impressive 4-1 start this season under head coach Willie Chandler. Chandler is in his first full season as head coach after splitting last season as the interim head coach and then getting the full-time position last February by Athletic Director Coach Edkins. After... Read more »

“Agree to Disagree, But I’m Probably Right” : The NFL Does OT Wrong, Should Adapt to College Rules

“Agree to Disagree, But I’m Probably Right” : The NFL Does OT Wrong, Should Adapt to College Rules

Parker Abate, Reporter
November 29, 2016
Filed under Columns, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

As of week eight of the NFL season, two games have ended in a tie, something that hasn’t happened in the NFL since 1997. It made me wonder, why make overtime so complicated? Currently, if the score is tied after the fourth quarter, a fifth, 15-minute quarter will be played to determine the winner.... Read more »

Fall Sports Come to a Close

Fall Sports Come to a Close

Anthony Vega, Reporter
November 29, 2016
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Fall sports came to and end when the women’s soccer team lost in the NCAA Tournament, but  season was still a success for university athletes. The soccer team, which made the NCAA Tournament for the sixth consecutive season, lost in the first round of the tournament to Swarthmore College. The team... Read more »

Pat the Punter is Piquing NFL Interest

Pat the Punter is Piquing NFL Interest

Anthony Vega, Reporter
November 28, 2016
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Senior punter Patrick Newins concentrated hard when he took his second quarter punt during a game against Albright. Get the ball out of bounds. If I can pin them deep, I can change the momentum, he thought. Albright blocked and held a fortunate field position. “It was the first time this s... Read more »

“Agree to Disagree, But I’m Probably Right”- Designated Hitter: Hit or Miss?

“Agree to Disagree, But I’m Probably Right”- Designated Hitter: Hit or Miss?

Parker Abate, Columnist
November 16, 2016
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The designated hitter in baseball is defined by Baseball Reference as “a player in the batting order to hit only but not play defense. He hits in place of the pitcher.”  In 1973, the American League owners voted 8-4 to implement the designated hitter into the 1973 campaign. The National League f... Read more »

Soccer makes the Postseason

Soccer makes the Postseason

Anthony Vega, Reporter
November 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

The 2016 season has been  successful for both the men and women’s soccer teams as both teams have clinched the number one seed for postseason play throughout the conference tournament. The  men’s soccer team finished the season with an 11-5-2 record, including an impressive 6-1 in conference... Read more »

New Women’s Basketball Coach Plans to ‘Leave a Mark’

New Women’s Basketball Coach Plans to ‘Leave a Mark’

Melanie Quintanilla, Web Editor-in-Chief
November 1, 2016
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The women’s basketball team will be led by a new head coach, Jason Rhine. Rhine received his undergraduate degree in sports management from Keystone College, where he was also was an assistant to the women’s basketball team for two years. He then continued his career by becoming a graduate assistant... Read more »

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