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New Intramural System Makes Sign-Ups Easier

Donya Forst, Print Editor

September 16, 2014

Organizers of a new, free intramural registration program called IMLeagues are hoping new athletes will sign on. IMLeagues is a free system designed to make registration much easier than the old paper-based signup system that required students to email copies of their roster to the Director of Intramurals and Women’s Head...

Men’s Soccer: No Time to be Timid

Donya Forst, Print Editor

September 2, 2014

Before school bells were ringing for students, the men’s soccer team was lining up on the field shaking off last year’s NCAA first round loss to Montclair State University, which ended 4-2 in penalty kicks. They ended the regular season 13-5-2 and were proud of their many team accomplishments, but saddened by the loss and...

Stauffer and Co. Head For Glory

Donya Forst, Print Editor

September 2, 2014

The women’s soccer team found it wasn’t too sweet to lose against Middlebury 5-1 in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA tournament last season so they are looking to take a berth in the NCAA tournament even farther to win the National Championship. They ended their season with an impressive 19-3-2 record, going an undefeated...

Fitness For Every Body Part 4

Matt Green, Reporter

April 28, 2014

Editor’s Note: Matt Green is a senior sport management major and a personal trainer at Leverage Fitness in Forty-Fort, Pa. This is part four of a four-part health and fitness series special for The Highlander. You’ve been eating right and working out for quite a while now. In the beginning you started seeing and feeli...

Fitness for Every Body Part 3

Matt Green, Reporter

April 14, 2014

Editors Note: Matt Green is a senior sport management major and a personal trainer at Leverage Fitness in Forty-Fort, Pa. This is part three of a four-part health and fitness series special for The Highlander. PANIC MODE. It may not seem like it yet, but warmer weather is just around the corner. For many of us, ...

Pro Dreams Continue for Former Cougars

Arthur Dowell, Web Editor

April 14, 2014

Many student athletes who play at the Division III level say good- bye to the sport after college, but two former baseball players are getting a shot at the pros. Outfielder Kenny Durling and Catcher/DH Steven Sulcoski have signed with teams in the United League Baseball, an independent professional league that is not af...

Fitness for Every Body Part 2

Matt Green, Reporter

March 31, 2014

Editors Note: Matt Green is a senior sport management major and a personal trainer at Leverage Fitness in Forty-Fort, Pa. This is part two of a four-part health and fitness series special for The Highlander. People don’t understand what it’s like being a college student these days. Not only are we drowned in homew...

Ward Jumps Over Competition

Josh Horton, Reporter

March 31, 2014

When Ashlee Ward joined the track and field team as a seventh grade student at Meyers High School, she had no plans to be a high jumper. She had no idea she would enroll at Misericordia University. And certainly had no idea she would become the first track and field athlete to win a Division III National Championship for...

Fitness for Every Body

Matt Green, Reporter

March 18, 2014

Editors Note: Matt Green is a senior sport management major and a personal trainer at Leverage Fitness in Forty-Fort, Pa. This is part one of a four-part health and fitness series special for The Highlander. Everybody wants to be healthy. Okay, maybe not everybody, but most of us genuinely care about having the highest...

Sunshine State Highlights Probst’s 100th Victory

Arthur Dowll, Web Editor

March 17, 2014

Coach Jen Probst left the sunshine state with a bright addition to her resume -  her 100th career win. Probst knew she neared the career milestone when she started the season. “The girls last year were pushing for more wins last season because they knew they were close to 100 wins.” Last year’s seniors were the fir...

Cougars Fall Short of NCAA Bid

Josh Horton, Reporter

March 17, 2014

The men’s basketball team nearly made its second trip to the NCAA Division III Tournament, but a late run from top-seeded DeSales University left the Cougars with a second place finish in the Freedom Conference for the 2014 season. The Cougars finished the season with an overall record of 16-11, including an im...

Gym Swipes Lead to Upgrades

Nicole Battista, Reporter

March 4, 2014

University officials are encouraging students who go to the gym to swipe their ID cards at the front desk to keep the gym in the best shape possible. The swipe machine at the front desk keeps track of people in the gym, how many people are entering, and how long they stay, said Pete Egbert, Fitness Center Coordinator. The...

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