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Captain’s Corner

Michael Diakunczak, Columnist

December 13, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

Parker Abate, senior outfielder, made an appearance in this column last spring.   However, after an unforgettable 2018 season for the mighty Cougars, Abate offered to come back to let off some steam for the upcoming 2019 season. “It seems like this year coming up is more important than any other successful season we have...

Team Wraps Up Playing ‘Champion Level Football’

Sierra Crane, Reporter

December 13, 2018

Filed under News, Sports

The football team has ended its historic season by making history one more time. The team hosted its very first bowl game against Ursinus College Nov. 17. It is the first time in football history that a team has advanced beyond regular season play to a championship game. Ultimately, the Cougars lost 14-70. “It’s tough...

Captain’s Corner

Mike Diakunczak, Columnist

November 26, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

Nicole Joers, sophomore psychology major, is a singles player  for the  women’s tennis team, and she wishes she'd always played the sport. “I wish I would’ve played competitively throughout my whole high school career, but I didn’t believe in myself. I wanted to continue in college because I genuinely love the sport...

Football Marks Historic Season

Sierra Crane, Reporter

November 25, 2018

Filed under Breaking News, News, Sports, Top Stories

The football team made history, ending regular season play 8-2.   The Cougars have had only one win in each of the past six seasons. This year players responded to the formidable challenge and lost only the first and last games of the season.    Mark Ross, head coach, said there is much cause for celebration.  Ross cre...

Captain’s Corner

Michael Diakunczak, Columnist

November 8, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

Clare Schoen has brought a lot of success to the women’s cross country team. The senior occupational therapy major is heading full steam into her fourth year as a distance runner. Let’s list some of her accolades, shall we? Schoen is 2017 Wendy's Woman Athlete of the Year, 2017 Middle Atlantic Conference XC Runner up, 2018 ...

Tennis Team is Smashing Preseason

Sierra Crane, Reporter

November 8, 2018

Filed under News, Sports, Top Stories

The women’s tennis team is loving the preseason after a special game experience  at the United States Tennis Association  National Tennis Center in Flushing, New York Jack Monick, head tennis coach, says it was a privilege to take the women there to play. “It’s a really great opportunity,” he said. The team...

Game Preview: Misericordia Vs. Lycoming

Mitchell Micale, Reporter

November 8, 2018

Filed under Sports, Web Exclusive

It’s the final week of the regular season in division III football and the Misericorida Cougars are (8-1) and (7-0) in Confrences and sit in First place alongside Delaware Valley. Last week the Cougars beat Albright to push there winning streaks to 8 games. It’s been almost two months since the cougars last lost a football...

Game Preview: Kings College

Mitchell Micale, Reporter

October 23, 2018

Filed under Sports, Web Exclusive

Well folks its week 9 of the college football season and the Miserciordia Cougars are (6-1) and (5-0) and in conference play they have clinched there first winning season in program history with and unbelievable come from behide win over FDU 37-33 while scoring two Touchdowns in under 3 minutes. With that win it keeps them in...

Campus Ministry: Mercy Week Can Last All Year

Sierra Crane, Reporter

October 23, 2018

Filed under Campus Life, Feature Story, Sports

Students and faculty learned more about the Sisters of Mercy and Catherine McAuley during the annual Mercy Week celebration. “[It] is a celebration of the founding of the first house of Mercy by Catherine McAuley,” said Sean Farry, Campus Minister. “I think it is important to us as a Mercy university to always celebrate...

Game Preview: Misericordia Vs. Lebanon Valley College

Mitchell Micale, Reporter

October 12, 2018

Filed under Sports, Web Exclusive

It’s week 7 of the College Football season and Misericordia is (4-1) and (3-0) in conference play so far this year. The Cougars handled business this past weekend beating Alvernia 45-33 on Homecoming. An once again sit atop the conference with Delaware Valley in first. But now the Cougars face there first true road test this...

Game Preview: Misericordia Vs. Alvernia

Mitchell Micale, Reporter

October 6, 2018

Filed under Sports, Web Exclusive

It’s week 6 in the College Football Season, and the Cougars are 3-1 and (2-0) in conference play. After a win against Castleton last week, the Cougars return to Conference play this week with a match-up with Alvernia. Alvernia is a first year program and so far are (1-3) and (0-3) in conference play. They are under first year...

Captain’s Corner

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

September 23, 2018

Filed under Columns, Sports

Lenny Watson, senior offensive lineman for the football team, recently received news that he is one of  five nominated captains for this season, alongside Nick Yeager, Joe Grasso, Josh Dieter, and Clayton Vleck. Watson is ready to take on a leadership role that can help turn the program around. Watson comes from Conestoga...

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