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Women's basketball evens out record

December 15, 2009

Winning their past two games, the Mercyhurst College women’s basketball team has evened its record at 3-3. This past Wednesday, the women conquered Wheeling Jesuit University in a 70-66 win at home. The Lakers controlled the s...

The great goalie debate

December 15, 2009

Martin Brodeur tied Terry Sawchuck’s “unbreakable” shutout record last week with his 103rd zero on the board. When Brodeur breaks the record sometime this season (it’ll happen, or I’ll jinx it and Marty will never ge...

Women's basketball off to rocky start

December 8, 2009

The Mercyhurst College women’s basketball team has had a bit of a rough start to their 2009-10 season. The women’s current overall record is 2-3. The team fell early to West Virginia Wesleyan 66-56, Ashland University 75-63, an...

Lakers hammer Huskies

December 8, 2009

Senior Cody Collins advances the puck as the Lakers press the offensive attack. The Mercyhurst College Lakers men's hockey team extended its winning streak to six games with two wins over the University of Connecticut this past weekend. With these two victories, the Lakers move to ...

Lakers leading the pack

December 7, 2009

Tyler Stauffer photo: Freshman Stephanie DeSutter clears the puck from the Lakers defensive zone.This weekend was great for the Mercyhurst College women’s hockey team, despite the unexpected water main break that postponed Sunday afternoon’s game. A pair of carrer milestone...

Men's basketball eyes succes

December 7, 2009

The Mercyhurst College Lakers may not typically perform like their namesake in Los Angeles, but this season the men would like to try. The men’s basketball team hasn’t started any conference play yet, but has performed well thus...

Swanson names mock NHL All-Star team

December 7, 2009

OK, I know it’s an Olympic year and there is no All-Star Game, nor is there an All-Star Team. But, for the sake of giving myself something about which to write a column, I present you with the 2010 NHL All Star Team. PP(P)= Po...

The NHL draft in LA? No way!

December 7, 2009

The 2010 NHL Draft will be in Los Angeles. While many might say that would be a boon for hockey in California, and it might be, there is a major drawback: What the NHL didn’t do. The city of Toronto, the central hub of hockey...

Tyler Stauffer photo

November 4, 2009

Sophomore Vicki Bendus defends Minnesota Duluth player.

Tyler Stauffer photo

November 4, 2009

Nola Hessom puts John Bruno in a submission

Hessom looks to inflict some hurt

November 3, 2009

Tyler Stauffer photo: Nola Hessom puts John Bruno in a submissionOn Saturday, Nov. 7, Nola Hessom will fight against Trica Baar in a North American Allied Fight Series (NAASF) event in Akron, Ohio. Nola will be the second fighter from Mercyhurst College to fight ...

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