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Women’s Basketball Team Looks to Build on Last Year’s Success

Women’s Basketball Team Looks to Build on Last Year’s Success

October 28, 2019

Misericordia’s head women’s basketball coach Jason Rhine had a tall task ahead of him when he became...

Women’s Volleyball Is Ready To Take The Next Step

Women’s Volleyball Is Ready To Take The Next Step

October 8, 2019

The women's volleyball team has seen a ton of growth since the hiring of Coach Rob Wingert. Wingert, a former...

eSports Team Brings Home First Tournament Win

eSports Team Brings Home First Tournament Win

October 8, 2019

The university's Hearthstone team brought home its first eSports tournament win by defeating Carnegie...

Football Looks To Make More History

Football Looks To Make More History

September 21, 2019

Misericordia’s football team has experienced a ton of growing pains since the program has gotten o...

Captain’s Corner

Mike Diakunczak, Columnist

September 9, 2019

For this week’s Captain Corner, I went with a two-sport athlete who seems to rarely have free time. However, her work ethic is impressive and truly admirable. Junior Dani Clifford, a dual major in statistics and sports management, is involved with more than any person should handle. Being a two-sport athlete, especially in...

Important Offseason Ahead For Men’s Basketball

Ryan Coyle, Reporter

September 9, 2019

The men’s basketball team will focus on improving players' 'skill sets and team chemistry this offseason with the goal of returning to the MAC playoffs. To return to the top of the conference and win championships again, the Cougars need to have a strong offseason, said assistant coach Alexis Nunez. The team will complete...

Captain’s Corner

Mike Diakunczak, Columnist

April 25, 2019

Kaila Quinlivan, junior and nursing major, is working her way to being one of those most dominant attacks that women’s lacrosse has ever had. Allow me to introduce the powerhouse with some of the accolades she has earned over the last two years. She has started 40 games and tallied up 152 points with 92 goals and 60 assists....

Captain’s Corner

Mike Diakunczak, Columnist

March 21, 2019

For this week’s Captain’s Corner, I decided to switch it up and profile a coach instead of an athlete this year. Aaron Mershman was named the new offensive line and strength and conditioning coach for the  football team last August. Coming off another 1-9 season and the departure of another offensive lineman coach, Mershman...

Captain’s Corner

Mike Diakunczak, Columnist

February 24, 2019

Jenna Chilcote, sophomore nursing major, loves being a base for the cheerleading squad, a base that was part of the last two squads to finish second and sixth at Nationals for the game day routine. I could have mentioned Chilcote’s position on the team and left it at that. However, it is hard to ignore the passion she has for...

Recruiting is on for Esports Coaches, Players

Recruiting is on for Esports Coaches, Players

February 24, 2019

The university is forming an esports team. Esports, or competitive video gaming, is a popular activity...

Women’s Undefeated Basketball Team Faces Toughest Task Against DeSales

Women’s Undefeated Basketball Team Faces Toughest Task Against DeSales

Parker Abate, Reporter

January 18, 2019

The women’s basketball team is off to the best start in program history after racking up 16 straight wi...

Captain’s Corner

Michael Diakunczak, Columnist

December 13, 2018

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...

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