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AOTW Criteria

September 26, 2017

Filed under Sports, Wilkes Athletics

Each week, The Beacon sports staff will select both a male and female athlete of the week from the previous week (Monday-Sunday). The selection will be done at the staff’s weekly meeting (Preferably on a Monday). On selection d...

Colonel football leads, but falls in rout to Misericordia

Luke Modrovsky, Sports Editor

September 25, 2017

Filed under Sports, Wilkes Athletics

Colonel Football put together a 14-6 lead early in the second quarter at Misericordia. 37 unanswered points later, it would be the Cougars who would have the last laugh on Saturday afternoon. The Wilkes offense moved the footba...

Colonel athletics in brief 9/19

September 19, 2017

Filed under Sports, Wilkes Athletics

Sept. 13 FH: Freshman Ali Dunn scores twice in the second half as the Lady Colonels defeat Keystone College. In a game tied at the half, Dunn’s two goals, along with junior Haley Gayoski (once) and freshman Zoe Stepanski ma...

Colonel athletics in brief 9/12

September 12, 2017

Filed under Sports, Wilkes Athletics

Sept. 1 MSOC: Junior Camry Huff’s hat trick earns Head Coach Mike Piranian his first win as head coach in victory over PSU-Berks, 3-2. WSOC: Freshman Catherine Gregoire scores in her first career game as the Lady Colonels draw 1...

Field Hockey defeats Marywood in OT with goal from Megan Kane

Danny Van Brunt, Managing Editor

September 12, 2017

Filed under Sports, Wilkes Athletics

The Wilkes field hockey team defeated Marywood University at Schmidt stadium in an overtime 4-3 victory for their first win of the season and Head Coach Sara Myers’ 100th career win. Wilkes University’s Ali Dunn scored a goal at 4:18,...

Wilkes recruiting efforts bring 84 student athletes to fall teams

Luke Modrovsky, Sports Editor

September 12, 2017

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Wilkes Athletics

Wilkes University Athletics kicked off their fall sports season on Sept. 1. They also welcomed a class of 84 freshman recruits to campus for the 2017 fall semester (as of a 9/9 roster update). Crunching the numbers, football naturally le...

Johnny Jan Jr.: Up to the plate for one last season

Taylor Ryan, Co-Sports Editor

April 11, 2017

Filed under Sports, Wilkes Athletics

Stepping up to the plate for his final season, out of Germantown, Maryland, welcome senior, Johnny Jan Jr. Johnny Jan, or J.J. has been representing Wilkes on the baseball field for his four years here. As his time as a Colonel ...

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