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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.

Baggetta and Fritz set UC records

Dan Piersma, Assistant Sports Editor As of Feb. 4, 2020, the Men’s hockey team is 15-2-2 and on a ten-game winning streak. Over those ten games they have outscored opponents 65-26.  All while this is happening,...

UC Swim and Dive to play AMCC Conference for the first time

Nick McAdam, Sports Editor The women’s and men’s swim teams will partake in the Allegheny Empire Swimming and Diving Championship in Webster, New York from Feb. 19 to Feb. 22, which gives the Pioneers new competition for the first...

The Super Bowl: An unofficial holiday for UC students

Alyssa Raga, Staff Writer Hope Russo, Staff Writer On Sunday, Feb. 2, the Super Bowl LIV took place at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida. The San Francisco 49ers took on the Kansas City Chiefs with...

Jhonny Theze in on the ECAC’s radar

  Alyssa Raga, Staff Writer First-year player Jhonny Theze earned an Eastern College Athletic Conference honor, after being named to the conference’s second team for men’s soccer. Theze is the first freshman from UC to earn...