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Ultimate Frisbee club prepares for Halloween tournament

October 27, 2009

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Sunday night at Tullio Field, the lights were on and athletes were running, throwing and catching. No, the football team wasn’t practicing. The Ultimate Frisbee team was. They are practicing in preparation for the Halloween...

Don't hate on defunct hockey teams

October 27, 2009

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OK, hockey fans, listen up. There is good sports intolerance and bad sports intolerance, and I am sick and tired of bandwagon Pittsburgh fans overstepping their bounds in this respect, because it has gone too far. This column ci...

Pattons create familial and winning team

October 27, 2009

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Mercyhurst College volleyball coach Ryan Patton’s team has served, dug and spiked its way to a 19-9 record—the best start for any squad in his five-year tenure. It is perhaps no coincidence, then, that 2009 marks the first...

Bram makes Big Red blue

October 26, 2009

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The Mercyhurst College women’s hockey continued their undefeated streak this weekend after rolling over Cornell University 4-1 in two different games. Cornell dropped to 0-2. On Friday, Oct. 23, the games started as an even m...

NCAA makes contact a crime

October 26, 2009

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Momentum swings are common and critical in almost every sport. Hockey is no exception and, to some degree, affected more by momentum than other sports. A 'ginormous' hit, timely goal, or well-placed punch into an opponent’s orbital ...

Lakers' PSAC playoff bound

October 26, 2009

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The Mercyhurst College women’s soccer team concluded this week’s play earning a playoff berth. The first of these two victories came on Tuesday when the Lakers welcomed the Golden Eagles of Clarion University at the Mercy...

Men's soccer crushes Gannon Knights

October 26, 2009

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With just two games left to go in their regular season, the Mercyhurst College men’s soccer team is making every match count. “We don't think we are the number one team in the nation, but we have to practice, play, and enjoy...

Anderson demolishes Gannon

October 13, 2009

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The Gannon University Knights fans have a few vivid images ingrained in their minds after a 27-17 loss to Mercyhurst College this weekend. These are images of junior running back Gerald Anderson running through, around and all ...

Lakers' women's soccer rebounds from tough loss against Mansfield

October 12, 2009

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The Mercyhurst women’s soccer team looked to bounce back from last week's 4-2 loss to cross-town rivals Gannon University with a win against Mansfield University at the Mercyhurst soccer field. The rivalry game against Gannon wa...

Swanson looks into his murky NHL crystal ball

October 12, 2009

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CENTRAL Detroit – The Cup Final last year showed how old and tired the Wings are. Age is catching up with them, so much so that the AARP has purchased advertising space in front of the home bench at the Joe. Johan Franzen r...

Is ESPN making a move on the NHL?

October 12, 2009

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Has anyone else noticed the sudden attention hockey has gotten on ESPN? A documentary about the trade of Wayne Gretzky from the Edmonton Oilers to the Los Angeles Kings aired on the sports channel recently, along with getting q...

Men's soccer fly by Bald Eagles for first road PSAC victory

October 12, 2009

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If the Lakers have conquered both bald eagles and huskies this week, what does next week hold? On Tuesday, Oct. 6, the Mercyhurst College men’s soccer team claimed a road victory at Lock Haven University of Pennsylvania. “We kn...

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