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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Q&A with former Utica Pioneer and pro football player Nicodemus Gambill

Matthew Breault, Assistant Sports Editor After graduating from Utica College in May 2018 with his B.S. in Corporate Wellness, Nicodemus Gambill, the former Pioneer running back and track and field star, has been making the most of his opportunities. 

Los Angeles Dodgers win 2020 World Series, Justin Turner tests Positive for COVID-19

Matthew Breault, Assistant Sports Editor The Los Angeles Dodgers have defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 4-2 to claim their first World Series Championship since 1988. The Dodgers finished the regular season with the best record in Major League Baseball...

After facing suspension from using a racial slur, Kyle Larson is officially reinstated by NASCAR and signed with Hendrick Motorsports

Matthew Breault, Assistant Sports Editor NASCAR officials reinstated Kyle Larson on Monday, Oct. 19, more than six months after he was suspended for using a racial slur during a NASCAR iRacing event in April.  Due to...

Utica to host Division Three men’s ice hockey playoffs in 2026

Matthew Breault, Assistant Sports Editor Utica College is set to host the 2026 NCAA Division III Men’s Hockey Championships at Adirondack Bank Center. This will mark the second time in school history that Utica College has hosted the championships,...

First Utica College Esports Club Formed on Campus

Abin Boris, Sports Editor The world of esports dates back to 1972 but it was not until the 2000s that the sport was able to gain some traction.  With sites like Twitch and YouTube allowing people...

Op-Ed: Los Angeles Lakers championship win stems from players’ hearts and motivations

Robert Stevens, General Assignments Reporter Basketball immortality for the 2019-2020 Los Angeles Lakers. “Laker Nation” can once again celebrate with utter joy after winning its 17th National Basketball Association Championship against the Miami Heat, 106-93, tying them with the...

Op-Ed: Colin Kaepernick, the national anthem and protests

Matthew Breault, Assistant Sports Editor When NFL Quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem at a preseason NFL game on Sept. 1, 2016, it shocked the world. It left many sports fans angry, including myself, because...

Michael Jordan to co-own NASCAR team, Bubba Wallace Jr. will be the driver

Matthew Breault, Assistant Sports Editor Darrell ‘Bubba’ Wallace Jr. has found a new team for the 2021 NASCAR Cup Series season. NBA legend Michael Jordan has agreed to purchase a NASCAR Cup Series Charter and Wallace Jr. will be...

Rumors circulating Lionel Messi leaving FC Barcelona

Matthew Breault, Assistant Sports Editor Barcelona star forward Lionel Messi is rumored to have an interest in leaving the club. If in fact Messi does leave, his near 16 year legendary journey at Camp Nou would be over.

Tampa Bay Lightning win Stanley Cup, a reaction

Abin Boris, Sports Editor After two months inside the bubble in Canada, The National Hockey League crowned a champion this week.  After an embarrassing playoff run last year being swept by the Columbus Blue Jackets in...