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Get ready to break ice

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

October 10, 2018

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This Friday, Oct. 12, marks the traditional start to the men’s college hockey season with the annual Ice Breaker Tournament. Mercyhurst has the privilege of hosting the tournament alongside the Erie Sports Commission at the...

Football beats Boro

Football beats Boro

October 9, 2018

Meet Brad Davis, MU’s new athletic director

Daniel Leonard, Staff writer

October 9, 2018

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Originally from the San Francisco Bay Area, Bradley Davis joins Mercyhurst as athletic director from Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts.  With his most recent position being Associate Athletic Director for External...

Loss for Hurst men’s hockey

Breonna Bailey, Staff writer

October 9, 2018

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The Mercyhurst men’s hockey team fell 8-2 in the home opener against Bowling Green University on Oct. 6. The Falcons opened the scoring with Max Johnson’s power play goal 4:08 into the first period, assisted by Will Cullen...

MU’s Hepfinger remembered

MU’s Hepfinger remembered

September 25, 2018

Hockey honors alumni

Hockey honors alumni

September 25, 2018

MU field hockey falls to Mansfield University

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

September 25, 2018

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By the time Katie Ballew hit Tullio Field turf in the 64th minute on Sept. 19, a Mercyhurst field hockey unit starved for offense and looking to make an early-season statement knew that task was about to get that much harder. ...

MU women’s soccer 4-3-1 after weekend

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

September 25, 2018

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After allowing a combined 10 goals against the eastern powers earlier this month, Laker head coach Jon Arlet realized it was necessary to shore up his defense if he wanted to have any kind of success in his first season heading...

Mercyhurst tops PSAC with scholar-athletes

Daniel Leonard, Staff writer

September 18, 2018

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It was announced that Mercyhurst University has produced a conference-high 308 Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Scholar-Athletes for the 2017-18 academic year. This number was also part of a conference-record 3,053...

Women’s lax team beats alumni 14-6

Marco Cicchino, Staff writer

September 18, 2018

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Women’s lacrosse coach Kevin Cooke knew a successful follow-up to his first season back in Erie would be no short order — especially after graduating his top playmaker and midfielder, arguably two of the greatest players in...

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