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Sports world reacts to Gritty

Nick Whitney, Staff Writer

October 2, 2018

Filed under Sports

The Philadelphia Flyers unveiled their new mascot Sept 24, and it sent the city on an emotional rollercoaster over the next few days. The Flyers released this biography on Monday, detailing the origin story of their new unse...

Wright calls it a career

Ben Mandell, Co-Sports editor

October 2, 2018

Filed under Sports

On Saturday, September 29th, Major League Baseball and the New York Mets said goodbye to an icon. David Wright, the captain of the Mets took the field at third base next to Jose Reyes at shortstop one last time. Wright broke ...

Student-run Town Hall creates Riot Squad cohort

Nick Whitney, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Filed under Sports, Wilkes Athletics

Riot Squad. The independent, unofficial group of students ready to scream their voices into oblivion in the name of school spirit. This new group on campus is targeted at promoting school spirit. The students who founded the Rio...

AOTW: Jamey Mikovich, junior volleyball player

September 19, 2018

Filed under Sports, Wilkes Athletics

Name: Jamey Mikovich Year: Junior Major: Pharmacy Hometown: Nesquehoning, Pa. High School: Panther Valley HS Position: Right Side Driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes? I really wanted a place that allowed ...

AOTW: Jose Tabora, senior football player

September 19, 2018

Filed under Sports, Wilkes Athletics

Name: Jose Tabora, Jr. Year: Junior Major: Criminology Hometown: Egg Harbor Township, NJ High School: St. Augustine Prep HS Position: Quarterback Driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes? Wilkes gives me the perfect envi...

MSOC: Colonels shut out Defenders with 4-0 victory

Ben Mandell, Co-Sports Editor

September 19, 2018

Filed under Sports, Wilkes Athletics

EDWARDSVILLE. -- The Wilkes University Colonels team topped the Clarks Summit University Defenders 4-0 on Wednesday night. The men’s soccer team benefited from quality games by midfielders Kyle Bentz, Camry Huff and Gabriel N...

FH: Myers earns 100th win after defeating Cedar Crest 3-1

Tyler Aldinger, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Wilkes Athletics

EDWARDSVILLE -- The Wilkes University field hockey team displayed a dominating performance last Thursday night, Sept. 13 against Cedar Crest College. The Colonels won the contest 3-1, with goals scored by Haley Gayoski, Maddi...

NFL: Trick play ignites Philly

Nicholas Whitney, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Filed under Sports

The ninety-ninth season of the National Football League opened last Thursday when the defending champion, the Philadelphia Eagles, defeated the Atlanta Falcons by a score of 18 to 12. The Eagles running back Jay Ajayi rushed f...

AOTW: Jeff Steeber, senior football player

September 19, 2018

Filed under Sports, Wilkes Athletics

Name: Jeffrey Steeber Jr. Year: Senior Major: Environmental Engineering Hometown: Berwick, Pa. High School: Berwick HS Position: Wide Receiver Driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes? My father is an alumnus here, I loved the...

AOTW: Dallas Kendra, senior field hockey player

September 19, 2018

Filed under Sports, Wilkes Athletics

Name: Dallas Kendra Year: Senior Major: Pharmacy Hometown: Mountain Top, Pa. High School: Crestwood HS Position: Goalie Driving force for your decision to come to Wilkes? I chose Wilkes because it was so close to home, I was able to be ...

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