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Power Outage

January 19, 2010

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The Mercyhurst men’s hockey team experienced a power outage dropping a two game series to the Sacred Heart University this past weekend. The two losses knock Mercyhurst back two places in the standings, now sitting in third...

Lakers vanquish Knights

January 19, 2010

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Mercyhurst College sophomore Jess Jones had one goal and four assists against Clarkson University last weekend as the Lakers man The weekend was billed as the biggest series in women’s college hockey this year.Top-ranked Mercyhurst College squared off against fourth-ranked Cla...

Why 'Blackout'?

January 18, 2010

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Why “Blackout”? I figure this is about as frank and succinct as I can be. Mercyhurst’s colors are officially forest green, white and navy blue. If you ask the men’s hockey team, the colors are kelly green and royal bl...

The 'Who'll Take First?' Olympic sport of the week

January 18, 2010

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The Winter Olympics are coming up soon, and they’re hosted in Vancouver. Everybody knows what speed skating and bobsled are, so it’s my goal to teach you something about the weird sports of the Winter Olympic games. Today’s sp...

Healthy and confident men's hockey team on a roll

January 12, 2010

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The Mercyhurst College Lakers continued their winning ways in the Atlantic Hockey Conference, stealing a pair of games away from American International College this past weekend at the Mercyhurst Ice Center. Since Nov. 20, Mercy...

The not-so-glory days of the Pittsburgh Penguins

January 12, 2010

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The Pittsburgh Penguins have been riding high in the past three seasons, but we must not forget the terrible depths that the Penguins were at just seven years ago. This article is a remembrance of the 2003-04 Pittsburgh Penguins. Th...

Teamwork fuels turnaround

January 12, 2010

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'Team.' This one small word means big things for Mercyhurst College women’s basketball. 'Team' is what the women say has contributed to their seven-game winning streak. 'Team' is what has defeated rivals Lake Erie College, ...

Why care about the World Junior Hockey Championships?

January 11, 2010

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Last Tuesday, the World Junior Hockey Chamionships (WJHC) were decided in front of a sellout crowd of 15,171 fans in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. The gold medal game between host Canada and the United States was watched, at some p...

Laker's offense red hot

December 16, 2009

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The season is looking bright for the Mercyhurst College men’s basketball team as their extraordinary efforts pay off on the court. Last week, the Lakers picked up three consecutive wins, making their record 6-2 overall, and un...

Survivor found strength from teammate

December 16, 2009

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For most college students these four years are the last years of their lives without tremendous worry. At least that is how it is supposed to be.Sophomore Jeffrey Pollard and junior Garrett Kensy meet in front of the football offices before a meeting. T...

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