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Wilkes sports teams lend a hand in flood relief efforts

Justin Franiak, Asst. Sports Editor

September 26, 2011

Filed under Sports, Top Stories

A team is defined as a group of people linked in a common purpose. This common purpose is not to beat King’s, win a MAC or Metro title, or qualify for nationals, but rather help those in need. Our end of River Street was lucky...

Wilkes dedicates stadium to former coach and beats Widener at homecoming game

Mark Ricci, Correspondent

September 26, 2011

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Rollie Schmidt, the former Wilkes football coach leading in all-time wins, had the name of the football stadium dedicated in his honor. The Ralston Athletic Complex is where the honorary ceremony had taken place at around 12:30...

Getting to know…Katy Fissel

Phat Nguyen, Sports Editor

September 26, 2011

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Meet Katy Fissel, a senior integrative major of the women's soccer team. The senior captain has high hopes to lead the Lady Colonels to goals of a regional and eventual national ranking. The first team all-MAC performer...

Colonels use ‘Fall Ball’ to prepare for spring season

Phat Nguyen, Sports Editor

September 26, 2011

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The typical off-season is usually a time in sports where there is no official competition, a recess if you will. However, at Wilkes University, this off-season is anything but typical. The Colonel baseball team has fourteen...

Getting to know … Andrew Asare

Phat Nguyen, Sports Editor

September 18, 2011

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Age: 19 Major: Mechanical Engineering How do you pronounce your last name? It’s actually (uh-sar-ee), but most people say (uh-say-er) Where is your hometown?  You know how you guys have states out here? Well I live...

Wilkes linebacker named All-American by the Sporting News

Justin Franiak, Assistant Sports Editor

September 18, 2011

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"I want to be remembered as the guy who leaves it all on the field." That’s what Tate Moore-Jacobs told me as we sat down for our interview at Rifkin Café. As a man who leads through is actions, Moore-Jacobs has certainly left...

Sport Court: National League MVP

Phat Nguyen; Justin Franiak; Joe Pugliese, Sports Editor; Assistant Sports Editor; Staff Writer

September 18, 2011

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NL MVP:   My pick for National League MVP is Ryan Braun of the Milwaukee Brewers.  There are several other candidates that deserve consideration, but ultimately I believe Braun is the clear winner.  Braun is well on his w...

New volleyball coach brings tough and competitive mentality

Phat Nguyen, Sports Editor

September 18, 2011

Filed under Sports

When Wilkes University hired Meredith Alexis as the new head coach of the women’s volleyball program, they also brought in a championship level attitude lead to their young squad. Alexis believes that her biggest strength...

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