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Friday, December 4, 2020

NFL Season Underway, Fans Excited

Matthew Breault, Assistant Sports Editor The 2020 NFL season started as two star quarterbacks in Patrick Mahomes for the Kansas City Chiefs and Deshaun Watson of the Houston Texans squared off on Sept. 9 for Thursday Night Football. The...

Athletic Center and Dome reopening updates

Robert Stevens, Special Assignment Reporter Staying fit has been a question and concern for some at Utica College as students, staff, and faculty are still feeling the impact of the Harold T. Clark Athletic Center and Todd & Jen...

MLB Regular Season Coming to an End; Reactions & Predictions for Upcoming Playoffs

Abin Boris, Sports Editor After what has been an unprecedented time in the world, baseball restarted toward the end of July and what came after that was an experience like no other. Baseball was bound to...

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...

Sports shutdown due to coronavirus

Alyssa McKenna, Staff Writer The COVID-19 pandemic has shaken the world. From healthcare systems to entire economies, sports are no different. As many businesses are shutting down for precautionary reasons, the same goes for professional sport leagues as well...

Student-athletes react to shortened sports careers; many at ‘a loss for words’

Dan Piersma, Assistant Sports Editor On March 16, the lives of thousands of Utica College students changed. In a campus-wide email, President Laura Casamento announced UC would switch to full online classes for the remainder of the...

Students, faculty say shift in semester is needed; some feel sense of loss

Students and faculty react to transition online Kaitlyn Tambasco, Managing News Editor Utica College’s decision to transition all on-campus classes to online instruction have left some students feeling a sense of loss.

Athletes of the Week

Dan Piersma, Assistant Sports Editor Each week, the Utica Pioneers hand out a pair of awards for Athlete of the Week. Recently, senior Chase Pecoraro and sophomore Kira Seaman were given those honors.    

Men’s basketball riding win streak

Alyssa McKenna, Staff Writer The Utica College men's basketball team won their past five games to contribute to their overall record of 16-4. Utica has clinched a playoff berth with four games left to go in the season.