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Captain’s Corner

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

February 14, 2018

Football wide receiver and junior Josh Dieter has the potential to become a role model and leader heading into the 2018-2019 season. Dieter finished his junior season by starting all 10 regular season games and earning an impressive stat line of 26 catches for 328 yards and six touchdowns. In addition, Dieter returned 12 punts...

New Men’s Volleyball Ready to Debut

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

December 16, 2017

Men's volleyball is set to debut in the spring semester.   The program marks the university's fifteenth sport added since it joined the NCAA Division III  in 1992.  The program now brings the number of intercollegiate offerings to 24. Men's volleyball joined fellow Middle Atlantic Conference schools such as Alvernia, Arcadi...

Football: Cougars Look to Make History Next Year

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

December 4, 2017

The football team again gave it a valiant effort but ultimately failed to make history in the fall season. Since the university began the program in  2012, the team has not won more than one game in regular season play. The record since the inaugural season has been 5-55, when all five wins have been a combination between ...

Coaches are Using Injury Prevention Programs

Keana Elsayed, Reporter

November 15, 2017

Sports injuries are theme for the fall season. Athletes are ending their seasons early due to injury. Mark Stauffer, women’s soccer head coach, has faced multiple season-ending injuries to players on his team. He said knee injuries are most common. “These injuries have impacted us drastically as we have had six season-ending...

Student-Athletes Differ on Anthem Protests

Student-Athletes Differ on Anthem Protests

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

October 18, 2017

Members of the college community have differing views about athletes kneeling during the national anthem at sports events. Athletes in the Nati...

Is a New Football Tradition Forming?

Is a New Football Tradition Forming?

October 4, 2017

Dominic Augustine A new post-game football culture is starting to take hold. While tailgates, those celebrations of food and drink  before football games, are the n...

‘Heartbreaking’ Injury Ushers in New Quarterback

‘Heartbreaking’ Injury Ushers in New Quarterback

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

October 1, 2017

Sophomore quarterback Brady Williams is having his debut after an unfortunate turn for the football team’s senior quarterback. Williams, who...

Donald Stacknick is New Assistant Athletics Director

Donald Stacknick is New Assistant Athletics Director

Michael Diakunczak, Reporter

September 19, 2017

The university is welcoming Donald Stacknick, Laplume Township, as Assistant Athletics Director. Donald...

Football Competitions Aimed at Win

Kenneth Grady, Reporter

September 19, 2017

Football players hope competitions last spring will convert into wins this season and in the future. Players broke into eight different teams to according to a drafting process created by senior players. Teams competed, one against the other. Each week, until every team had played. The one with the best record at the end...

Women’s Lacrosse Gets New Head Coach

Women’s Lacrosse Gets New Head Coach

Zoe Laporte, Reporter

March 6, 2017

With an all-new coaching staff and a huge roster, the women’s lacrosse team is working to achieve an...

Juwan Petties-Jackson

Juwan Petties-Jackson

February 12, 2017

Juwan Petties-Jackson Sport: Track and Field Major: Psychology Year: Senior Hometown: Somerville,...

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

The women’s basketball team has already won four more games than they did the in previous two seasons...

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