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Saturday, April 17, 2021

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...

The man behind UC Men’s Basketball

Gianna Cognetti, Features Editor Sean Coffey—a former professional basketball player, a husband, a father -- and the coach of the UC men’s basketball team.  He is a driven, dedicated man and the driving force behind this season’s success.   

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...

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.    

Organization Profile: SAAC, Giving a Voice to Student Athletes

Dan Piersma, Staff Writer The Students Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) is like most of the other clubs on campus but the only difference is that it is only open to athletes who are willing to have their voices heard...

Former UC Running Back Goes Pro in Germany

Nick McAdam, Assistant Sports Editor The Erding Bulls of the German Football League recently agreed to terms to sign former Utica Pioneers running back Nicodemus Gambill to a professional contract. Details about the contract were undisclosed to the public.

Staying fit in the Dead of Winter

Debra Born, Assistant Features Editor Staying fit and energized can be a challenge for some when it is cold and dark outside during the winter months. With much of the little energy that students have being...

Non-Winter Athletes Show School Spirit

Nick McAdam, Assistant Sports Editor According to the NCAA, over 70,000 college athletes participate in winter sports; that is, around 14 percent of the total 480,000 athletes at the collegiate level that exists. Offseason athletes or non-athletes, in general,...

UC Graduate is Running for a Good Cause

Maggie Reid, Features Editor Derek Seminaro is an ultra-marathon athlete who was born and raised in upstate New York. Being a native Utican, he decided to attend Utica College after graduating high school.

Michele Davis Continues to Find Success Through Devotion to Players

By Samuel Northrup, Editor-In-Chief While growing up in South Utica, Michele Davis had two options to keep herself busy after Sunday morning church service let out: she could watch the day’s NASCAR race with her father, which she found boring with the exception of car...