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Thursday, February 25, 2021

Women’s hockey team excited to bring in Assistant Coach Joshua Graser, his plans moving forward

General Assignments Reporter, Robert Stevens On Oct. 4, Utica College Women’s Hockey Head Coach Dave Clausen announced that Joshua Graser was hired to be the new full-time assistant coach.  This announcement ends Graser’s time as Assistant...

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...

Basketball coach Michele Davis achieves milestone 250 victories

Dan Piersma, Assistant Sports Editor For only the fourth time in college history, a Utica College athletics coach has reached the 250-win mark. Women’s basketball coach Michele Davis reached the milestone on Feb. 8 when...

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...

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...

Student athletes recognized for the Empire 8 Conference’s President’s List

Alyssa Raga, Staff Writer A total of 97 Utica College student athletes made the Empire 8 Conference’s President’s List for the 2019 Fall semester. To earn the honor of being on the E8 President’s List, a...

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.