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WSOC: Sumoski departs Wilkes for Franklin & Marshall

Beacon Staff, Staff Report

April 9, 2018

Filed under Sports, Wilkes Athletics

After 16 seasons at the helm for  Wilkes women’s soccer, head coach John Sumoski will be moving on to Franklin and Marshall College. “It’s been an incredible ride at Wilkes University,” Sumoski said in a Wilkes Athle...

3-on-3: Champions need “if” game in charity basketball tournament

Luke Modrovsky, Sports Editor

April 9, 2018

Filed under Sports, Wilkes Athletics

WILKES-BARRE -- Team Ball So Hard was faced with adversity in the first annual 3-on-3 basketball tournament hosted by Supporting Autism and Families Everywhere (SAFE). The tournament, held at the Arnaud C. Marts Center at Wilkes ...

AOTY: First Round concludes, Quarterfinal Round match-ups set

Luke Modrovsky, Sports Editor

April 9, 2018

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Wilkes Athletics

The First Round of action has concluded in the 2018 Beacon Sports Staff Athlete of the Year tournament. The First Round featured several upsets. A total of five upsets occurred, while one pairing guarantees a double-digit seed...

AOTY: Preliminary Round concludes, First Round matchups set

Luke Modrovsky, Sports Editor

April 7, 2018

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Wilkes Athletics

No. 16 seed Alvaro Fernandez-Maldonado of men’s soccer and No. 16 seed Kelsey Yustat of women’s basketball have advanced from the Preliminary to the First Round of the Beacon Sports Staff “Athlete of the Year” tournament. Fernandez-Maldonado...

UPDATED: Beacon Sports team announces first “Athlete of the Year” tournament

Luke Modrovsky, Kirsten Peters, Ben Mandell, and Alex Kielar

April 2, 2018

Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Wilkes Athletics

The Beacon Sports staff announced on Monday afternoon its plans for the first "Athlete of the Year" tournament. The 17-athlete tournament will feature all of the previous athlete of the weeks in a seeded bracket format similar...

Colonel Athletics in brief

Alex Kielar, Asst. Sports Editor

March 27, 2018

Filed under Sports, Wilkes Athletics

Mar. 19 BASE: Wilkes played a sloppy game, committing six errors, leading to 8 unearned runs for Muhlenberg, as the Colonels fell 10-4. Freshmen Anthony Favor and Vincent Uzzi, senior Dan Eicher, and junior Nick Capozzi each ...

SB: Gibson’s home run powers Lady Colonels in game one

Luke Modrovsky, Sports Editor

March 27, 2018

Filed under Sports, Wilkes Athletics

EDWARDSVILLE, Pa. -- Sophomore Sarah Gibson came into Saturday’s matchup against “visiting” Misericordia with an impressive above-.400 batting average. But with the impressive hitting percentage, there was still something...

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