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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 ...

Football clinches first win 30-27 in overtime against LVC

Kirsten Peters, Co-Sports Editor

September 19, 2018

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Wilkes Athletics

Following a 12-game losing streak, the Wilkes University football program finally broke their dry spell with an intense 30-27 overtime win against Lebanon Valley College on Saturday, Sept. 8. The victory not only revived the C...

New times for Wilkes Athletics

Ben Mandell, Co-Sports Editor

September 19, 2018

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Wilkes Athletics

Wilkes Athletics has seen some drastic changes from the end of 2017 to the start of 2018. There has been almost a complete overhaul of head coaches, dawning a new era at Wilkes. Wilkes has seen new coaches in football, women’s...

Hockey set to hit the rink

Tyler Aldinger, Staff Writer

September 19, 2018

Filed under Sports

Just a little over two years ago, Wilkes University President Patrick Leahy delivered some exciting news that all ice hockey fans here at Wilkes were excited about - Wilkes University would be adding both men’s and women’s ice...

McNichol, Macciocco, Drach, Limouze hired as new head coaches

Ben Mandell and Kirsten Peters

September 19, 2018

Filed under Sports

Women’s Soccer - John McNichol After former head coach John Sumoski announced he was leaving Wilkes to take a head coaching position at Franklin and Marshall College, the Wilkes women’s soccer team has named John McNichol ...

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