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Laker football looks to exploit a kink in Gannon's armor

October 6, 2009

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In sports there are few things that capture the excitement of two teams that legitimately hate each other battling over bragging rights. In Cleveland we are bred to grow up hating anything and everything Pittsburgh or Michig...

Bendus baffles Beavers

October 5, 2009

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Tyler Stauffer: Mercyhurst College junior Vicki Bendus skates past a Bemidji State University defender in women's hockey's 6-1 victory Saturday. The Mercyhurst College women’s hockey team began the season with a sweep of Bemidji State University, leading the Lakers ...

Can men's hockey break through to win the AHA?

October 5, 2009

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It’s déjà vu all over again for the Mercyhurst College men’s hockey team. Last year the players began the season after losing the Atlantic Hockey Association final to Air Force Academy, only to find themselves doing the sa...

Where have all the fans gone?

October 4, 2009

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Where has the fan support gone at Laker hockey games? For the women’s games, there is quite a crowd for every game, but in the Ice Center, it was quiet enough to hear a pin drop. After every goal of our beloved women’s team, and...

Home winning streak comes to an end for men's soccer

October 4, 2009

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Mercyhurst College men’s soccer coach Dale White constantly reminds his team that talent alone is not enough. The team is fortunate to have a lot of great athletes and talent this year, which is made clear by their 8-3 overall re...

Lakers looking to silence critics

September 29, 2009

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The Mercyhurst College women’s hockey team has started off right where it left off last season with a pair of 10-0 victories over Vaughn and the University of Guelph as the Lakers finished off their preseason competition. The Lakers fa...

Sidelined Finnish soccer star still supports team

September 29, 2009

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Matias Karioja is not your typical freshman. The 20-year-old, originally from Oulu, Finland, began his time at Mercyhurst in mid-August with high hopes for a successful season with the men’s soccer team. These dreams were soon...

Women's soccer collects two victories

September 28, 2009

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The Mercyhurst College women’s soccer team was in action twice this week. This past Wednesday the Lakers traveled to Slippery Rock University for an important Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference West match-up. Both teams had severa...

Frozen Four repeat for women's hockey?

September 28, 2009

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The Mercyhurst College women’s hockey team only lost six games last season. Unfortunately, the final loss came in the Division I National Championship game. This year, the Lakers are on a mission to prove that appearance was not a...

Lakers' women's hockey jerseys desecrated

September 28, 2009

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When does a team sell out? The Mercyhurst Lakers women’s hockey team has sold their soul. I don’t mean this as an affront to the players on that team, for this is by no means your fault. I do not aim this anywhere toward yo...

Men's soccer on fire

September 28, 2009

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The Lakers' men's soccer team is dominating on the field and still looking to further improve their game. The guys hold strong at second in the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference and are in good position despite an extrem...

Lakers upset IUP in Homecoming victory

September 21, 2009

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The electricity was in the air on Saturday, Sept. 19, at the Homecoming game at Tullio Field as 1,635 fans crowded in to catch a glimpse of the Mercyhurst College football team. They would not be disappointed. The Lakers would put...

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