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Mercyhurst Sports Amid COVID-19

Michael Boylan, Staff Writer

April 20, 2020

With the COVID-19 outbreak sweeping our nation, college life has become quite different from what many of us are used to. Traditional classroom lectures have had to transition to the digital setting. Mercyhurst clubs an...

Men’s bball receives coach and player awards

Michael Boylan, Contributing writer

March 25, 2020

Men’s basketball Head Coach Gary Manchel has been named PSAC West Coach of The Year this season while leading the Lakers to their 11th straight PSAC tournament appearance. Manchel is in his 17th season with the Lakers and...

Men’s wrestling makes it to nationals

Laren Reesman, Staff writer

March 10, 2020

On Feb. 28, Mercyhurst University hosted the NCAA Super Region 1 wrestling tournament. The Mercyhurst wrestling team competed in hopes of qualifying for the NCAA Championships in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Six Mercyhurst wrestlers...

Color Guard comes to MU athletics

Marina Boyle, Managing editor

February 26, 2020

Starting in Fall 2020, Mercyhurst spirit will introduce the exciting addition of a color guard. With the support of athletic director Brad Davis, director of Club Sports Ally Brace and Marching Band director Bob Reid, the color...

Hurst sports spring forward

Laia Santos Oliver, Staff writer

February 19, 2020

Spring sports are underway at Mercyhurst University, and coaches around the nation have completed their polling on where they think every team is going to rank this season. Student-athletes from a great variety of s...

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