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Friday, December 4, 2020

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.    

Women’s Hockey to raise awareness for childhood cancer

Nick McAdam, Sports Editor The Utica College women’s hockey team will host Nazareth College on Feb. 5 at 7 p.m. for the team’s ‘Gold Ribbon’ game to raise awareness for childhood cancer. Utica will team up...

Another Week, Another Milestone for Stinson

Nick Mcadam, Sports Editor In a span of a month, cross country runner Kaitlyn Stinson has collected the Empire 8 Runner of the Week, qualified for play at the NCAA Championships and finished with Utica’s best ever time at...

Women’s Basketball Tops Potsdam in Brooks Miles Game

Nick Mcadam, Sports Editor The Utica College Pioneers women’s basketball team hosted its eighth annual Brooks Miles game on Nov. 12 to benefit The Compassionate Friends of the Mohawk Valley Chapter, with the team defeating SUNY Potsdam by a...

Women’s Soccer Makes History with Empire 8 win and NCAA Appearance

Kyra Borsoi, Online Editor On Saturday, Nov. 9, history was made for UC women’s soccer. The Pioneers won its first-ever Empire 8 Conference Championship against Hartwick College.  This was not the first time they made it...