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Monday, September 28, 2020

Christopher Bamba: Beyond the Number 5

Robert Stevens, Special Assignments Reporter On June 23, news broke on the passing of Christopher Bamba while at Rondout Creek just outside his hometown of Kingston in High Falls. The 6 foot 7 inch forward had...

Utica College anticipates return of winter sports

Matthew Breault, Staff Writer After the cancelation of fall sports, many at Utica College are looking at the prospect of winter sports and the much-anticipated returns of hockey and basketball. Sporting events at the college have been put on...

NBA and NHL lead sports protests against racial injustice

Abin Boris, Contributing Writer The sports world took a pause a couple of weeks ago after the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha, Wisconsin which led to professional players and coaches in the four major sports to cancel their...

Men’s hockey glides through postseason

Alyssa McKenna, Staff Writer The Utica College men’s hockey finished with an overall record of 23-2-2 and a conference record of 15-2-1, with a total of 31 goals scored to lead the conference.  “Coach Heenan and...

Marijuana: An allowed habit in some sports

Alyssa McKenna, Sports Writer Along with the new year, there is a new league. The XFL is a brand new, fan-first football league. This new league reimagines the game and gives fans an opportunity to experience more action, access...

A look forward and a look back

Alyssa Raga, Staff Writer College is a time for new beginnings, as well as a time for sad but happy endings.  This can be true for student-athletes who spend a lot of their time in college on campus with...

Spring Sports Preview

Nick McAdam, Sports Editor Women’s Lacrosse Last Season: 13-4 Overall The Pioneers rode a six-game win streak in the middle of the 2019 season, which helped push them into Empire 8 play where...

Freshman Thomas Morreale wins Rookie of the Month

Nick McAdam, Sports Editor First-year player Thomas Morreale won the Eastern College Athletic Conference Rookie of the Month award for January after averaging 15.6 points and 6.5 rebounds per game. Morreale has averaged 12.7 points and...

Baseball and Softball set to take trip down south

Alyssa McKenna, Staff Writer Each year during spring break the Utica College baseball and softball teams travel down to Auburndale, Florida. The trip has many purposes, such as team bonding between softball and baseball and getting prepared for the...

The XFL returns in full force

Dan Piersma, Assistant Sports Editor The XFL is now through its first two weeks, with the third coming up this weekend, and the reactions have been generally positive. It’s a league that was first introduced 20 years ago by...