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Avid sports fan lost in D.C.

September 8, 2009

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  It’s going to be a good year.   The Pittsburgh Penguins won the Stanley Cup, just as I predicted eight years ago.  In the end, I was wrong on only one series from this year's NHL playoff: Anaheim u...

Football bounces back with 45-15 victory over Cheyney

September 8, 2009

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  Will the real Mercyhurst College football team please stand up?   Mercyhurst football has started a season with two performances at the opposite side of the spectrum with a 31-13 beat down at the hands of Wayne State ...

No place like home for men's soccer

September 7, 2009

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  The Mercyhurst College men’s soccer has proven that they have what it takes to go all the way, winning their first three home games this season.   The Lakers suffered a well fought loss to Seton Hill Univers...

Ezzo and Macke lead women's tennis to weekend sweep

September 7, 2009

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  The Mercyhurst College women’s tennis team has started off the season strong with a pair of strong 9-0 wins over Penn State Berhrand and Lake Erie College this past weekend.   Last season ended in heartbreak as the...

Men's tennis delievers impressive victory over Behrend

September 7, 2009

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  The Mercyhurst College men’s tennis team started off their season with an impressive 9-0 win over Penn State Behrend on Saturday, Sept. 5 at Behrend.   The Mercyhurst men’s tennis team has a steep differenc...

Freshman guide to the Recreation Center

August 9, 2009

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Crash diet just isn’t doing it for you? Worried that the Freshman Fifteen will get you? Then do I have something for you: The Mercyhurst College Recreation Center! Known popularly as “the Rec,” this state-of-...

Tips to avoid "Freshman 15"

July 22, 2009

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  College freshmen everywhere dread the so-called “Freshman 15” and students at Mercyhurst College know all too well how annoying those pesky extra pounds can be. With three sets of finals to stress out abou...

Women's Hockey Year in Review

May 13, 2009

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    It was an “us against the world” mentality for the Mercyhurst College women’s hockey team as they went up against the Goliaths of women’s hockey this season. For the first time in school ...

Men's Hockey Year in Review

May 13, 2009

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Men’s hockey experienced a disappointing start in the 2008-09 season, losing six of their first seven games. However, despite the slow start the Lakers were able to come together, and by the end of the season they becam...

Josh Shields Article

May 13, 2009

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Junior wrestler Josh Shields made the Laker Nation proud by earning the Mercyhurst College wrestling program it’s first-ever National Championship. Shields, after making a name for himself during the regular season - compiling...

Women’s Lacrosse Year in Review

May 13, 2009

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Women’s lacrosse approached each game head on, and with lots of hard work, they racked up the victories in their 2008-09 season. The Lakers finished with a 14-2 record, the best in program history, and were ranked No. 5 in thei...

Football Year in Review

May 13, 2009

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   It was a year of new beginnings for the Mercyhurst football team as they entered their first year as the newest members of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) after a 10-year run as a member of the Great ...

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