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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Hockey is back at Utica College, players and coaches react as the season begins

Abin Boris, Sports Editor It had been almost a full year since Utica College last played hockey within the Utica Memorial Auditorium. Over the past weekend, however, that wait finally ended.  Both the men’s and women’s...

A student’s guide: Everything that happened in the NHL over break

Matt Robinson, Staff Writer It was only a few months removed from when the Tampa Bay Lightning won the Stanley Cup in September, defeating the Dallas Stars in six games. In a different playoff format than usual, due to...

Fontaine announces athletic competition to resume this semester

Emily Joss, Staff Writer On Jan. 9 the UC student-athlete community received an email from Director of Athletics Dave Fontaine describing much of what the athletes can expect in their one-of-a-kind upcoming season.  Fontaine announced the...

Expansion News: Utica College will begin construction on a new multipurpose synthetic turf athletic field and outdoor track this spring

Assistant Sports Editor, Matthew Breault Utica College received a $2 million gift commitment to expand facilities and will begin construction on a new multipurpose, synthetic turf athletic field and eight-lane outdoor track next year.  President Laura...

Friday Night Lights: Local high school football being affected by the pandemic

Robert Stevens, General Assignments Reporter Two teams lined up at the 34-yard line. The score is 28-30. With only two seconds left on the clock, the state title is on the line. Stephen is lining up for the final...

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...

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,...

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...