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“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
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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 »

Viti Honored as Woman Collegiate Leader

Viti Honored as Woman Collegiate Leader

Anthony Vega, Reporter
October 31, 2016
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Amy Viti was honored as a finalist at the 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year Award dinner. Viti, who is in her fifth year in the speech language pathology program, was one of three Division III athletes to be selected for the awards dinner in Indianapolis on Oct. 16. “The NCAA Woman of the Year program... Read more »

“Agree to Disagree, But I’m Probably Right” : Why do We Love Sports?

“Agree to Disagree, But I’m Probably Right” : Why do We Love Sports?

Parker Abate, Columnist
October 30, 2016
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I sat and watched Game 2 of the American League Championship Series between the Toronto Blue Jays and Cleveland Indians and wondered: Why do I love sports so much? Why do we, as a society, love sports so much? We sit or stand in front of our televisions, or at a live event, and watch men and women compete... Read more »

Alex Gallagher

Alex Gallagher

October 29, 2016
Filed under Athlete of the Web, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Sports

Sport: Soccer Major: Business/Marketing Year: Junior Hometown: Minisink Valley, NY Role Model: Growing up I had always idolized Mia Hamm. I even went to the ceremony when she was inducted to the soccer hall of fame. She was the face of women’s soccer when I was growing up and I had always... Read more »

“Agree to Disagree, But I’m Probably Right” : For the Love of the Game

“Agree to Disagree, But I’m Probably Right” : For the Love of the Game

Parker Abate, Columnist
October 15, 2016
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I am going to tell you why my hero relates to two famous athletes. My hero, however, never made the news, or had the top story on ESPN. But Eric Berry did. Berry, who was a defensive safety for the Kansas City Chiefs until November 21, 2014 when a mass was discovered in his chest. The Chiefs were... Read more »

“Agree to Disagree, But I’m Probably Right” : Does the Crime Fit the Punishment

“Agree to Disagree, But I’m Probably Right” : Does the Crime Fit the Punishment

Parker Abate, Columnist
October 1, 2016
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Alaska, Colorado, The District of Columbia, Oregon, and Washington: These four states along with Washington D.C. allow the recreational use of marijuana. Twenty-one other states permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes. Each year, marijuana regulations throughout the nation seem to become more len... Read more »

Is the Addition of Men’s Hockey a Possibility?

Is the Addition of Men’s Hockey a Possibility?

Anthony Vega
September 30, 2016
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Is the addition of a hockey team in the cards? The university's addition of a men’s volleyball team, as both King’s College and Wilkes University make plans to add men’s and women’s hockey, raises the question. The university's addition of a hockey program would bring the total number of... Read more »

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