The Beacon

Kirsten Peters
Kirsten Peters is a junior communication studies major with concentrations in multimedia journalism, broadcast production and strategic communication, along with a minor in sports management.

Peters joined The Beacon as a sports staff writer in the Fall 2017 semester before earning a Co-Sports Editor position alongside Ben Mandell for the Fall 2018 semester, which she still holds today.

In addition to writing about sports, Peters is the Sports Director/Anchor of the Wilkes Now television show on campus.

Peters' love for sports doesn't stop there, as she began as the Wilkes University Baseball intern in 2017 and will be continuing her scorekeeping and photography positions this year. Furthermore, she added baseball social media director to her list of credentials in 2018.

Peters has a passion for photography and runs her own photography account (@_KAPphotography) on social media.

Kirsten Peters, Co-Sports Editor

Nov 05, 2019
Female Athlete of the Week: Jessica Egan, senior soccer player (Story/Media)
Nov 05, 2019
Male Athlete of the Week: Ja’Quan Sheals, freshman football player (Story/Media)
Nov 05, 2019
MIH: Araujo’s hat trick not enough to spark Colonels in opener (Media)
Nov 05, 2019
FB: Arsenal of quarterbacks conquer Devils (Story/Media)
Nov 05, 2019
FB: Colonel quarterbacks come from north, south, east and Weist (Story/Media)
Oct 29, 2019
Female Athlete of the Week: Delfina Bracchi, senior soccer player (Story/Media)
Oct 29, 2019
Male Athlete of the Week: Noah Molina, junior cross country runner (Story/Media)
Oct 29, 2019
WVB: Wilkes, DeSales promote Go for the Gold Foundation (Media)
Oct 22, 2019
Female Athlete of the Week: Karlye Huffman, Sophomore Volleyball Player (Story/Media)
Oct 22, 2019
Male Athlete of the Week: Zachary Nesheiwat, junior football player (Media)
Oct 22, 2019
Colonels athletics in brief: Wilkes’ comeback defeats Eagles (Media)
Oct 22, 2019
FB: Unbeaten no more; Wilkes takes first loss of season to Del Val (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
MSOC: 2-1 win rings in Bruggeworth Field, MAC Freedom play (Media)
Oct 08, 2019
FH: Colonels fall to DeSales in Homecoming weekend opener (Media)
Oct 08, 2019
FB: HOCO win keeps Colonels’ record spotless (Story/Media)
Oct 08, 2019
Female Athlete of the Week: Lauren Baldwin, junior field hockey player (Story)
Oct 08, 2019
Male Athlete of the Week: Shane Henehan, junior soccer player (Story)
Oct 01, 2019
AOTW: Alexa Cieri, sophomore tennis player (Media)
Oct 01, 2019
AOTW: Bud Moyer, senior football player (Story/Media)
Sep 25, 2019
WSOC: Wilkes fails to get past No. 19 Arcadia in 3-0 shutout (Story)
Sep 25, 2019
FB: Colonels grind out double overtime victory at Lycoming (Story/Media)
Sep 24, 2019
AOTW: RJ Rauh, sophomore soccer player (Story/Media)
Sep 24, 2019
AOTW: Jamey Mikovich, senior volleyball player (Story)
Sep 17, 2019
AOTW: Nick Yanik, junior football player (Story/Media)
Sep 17, 2019
Team-first attitude leads Wilkes to first 2-0 start in 10 years (Story)
Sep 17, 2019
AOTW: Morgan Murphy, sophomore field hockey player (Story)
Aug 19, 2019
MIH: Riley accepts job offer after tremendous inaugural season (Media)
Sep 10, 2019
AOTW: Kiana Jedlicka, sophomore soccer player (Story/Media)
Sep 10, 2019
AOTW: Kyle Bentz, senior soccer player (Story/Media)
Sep 10, 2019
FH: Wilkes drops to 2-2 after controversial loss against Widener (Media)
Sep 10, 2019
WSOC: Questionable goal stifles Colonels, leads to 2-1 loss (Story/Media)
Sep 10, 2019
NFL: Star WR Antonio Brown schemes his way out of Oakland (Media)
Aug 19, 2019
Student-athletes react to $8 million Ralston enhancements (Story)
Apr 16, 2019
BASE: Reno’s bat helps salvage game two in rivalry weekend (Story/Media)
Apr 16, 2019
AOTY: Gabrielle Giordano, senior basketball and softball player (Story/Media)
Apr 16, 2019
AOTY: Nicholas Racanelli, senior wrestler (Story/Media)
Apr 09, 2019
AOTW: Sarah Carlini, junior lacrosse player (Story/Media)
Apr 09, 2019
AOTW: John Hibschman, freshman baseball player (Story/Media)
Apr 09, 2019
BASE: Emotions run high in steep loss against Manhattanville (Story)
Apr 02, 2019
AOTW: Caitlin Brown, senior softball player (Story/Media)
Apr 02, 2019
AOTW: Nicholas Capozzi, senior baseball player (Story/Media)
Apr 02, 2019
BASE: All-around effort leads to .500 week for Colonels (Story/Media)
Mar 26, 2019
BASE: Capozzi, Pronti energize offense against Muhlenberg, Eastern (Story/Media)
Mar 19, 2019
BASE: Colonels salvage series against Misericordia (Story/Media)
Feb 26, 2019
AOTW: Allyson Joly, freshman ice hockey player (Story/Media)
Feb 26, 2019
AOTW: Robert Pecorelli, junior basketball player (Story/Media)
Feb 26, 2019
MBB: Wilkes can’t finish cinematic comeback in Championship (Media)
Feb 26, 2019
MBB Playoff MVP: Tommy Bowen (Story/Media)
Feb 26, 2019
MIH Playoff MVP: Tyson Araujo (Story/Media)
Feb 26, 2019
MIH: Colonels upset by five-seed in UCHC playoff game (Media)
Feb 19, 2019
AOTW: Ashley Caster, senior basketball player (Story/Media)
Feb 19, 2019
AOTW: Marcus Robinson, senior basketball player (Story/Media)
Feb 19, 2019
MIH: Playoff Bound (Media)
Feb 19, 2019
MBB: Playoff Bound (Media)
Feb 12, 2019
AOTW: Abby Keating, sophomore swimmer (Story/Media)
Feb 12, 2019
AOTW: Mark Mullins, junior basketball player (Story/Media)
Feb 12, 2019
WBB & MBB: Colonels Conquer Monarchs (Story/Media)
Mar 26, 2019
AOTW: Jordan Vasarkovy, senior tennis player (Story)
Mar 26, 2019
AOTW: Gage Coudriet, freshman baseball player (Story)
Mar 19, 2019
AOTW: Kyra Boccio, senior lacrosse player (Story)
Mar 19, 2019
AOTW: John Wink, senior lacrosse player (Story)
Feb 12, 2019
MBB & WBB: Colonels travel to Misericordia (Story)
Feb 05, 2019
AOTW: Gabrielle Giordano, senior basketball player (Story/Media)
Feb 05, 2019
AOTW: Brandon Gordon, freshman ice hockey player (Story/Media)
Feb 05, 2019
Olympic curler Tyler George visits Toyota Sportsplex (Media)
Feb 05, 2019
MBB: Colonels secure back-to-back conference wins (Media)
Feb 05, 2019
WBB: Valiants defeat Colonels 81-72 in second matchup (Story/Media)
Jan 29, 2019
AOTW: Maddie Kelley, sophomore basketball player (Story/Media)
Jan 29, 2019
AOTW: Tyler Barrow, freshman ice hockey player (Story/Media)
Jan 29, 2019
WBB: Colonels secure win, display grit under new coach (Story)
Jan 29, 2019
MBB: Colonels look to bounce back after rough patch (Media)
Jan 29, 2019
MIH: First-year Colonels claim first place in conference (Media)
Nov 13, 2018
Mayor’s Cup: Colonels take on rival Monarchs (Story/Media)
Nov 13, 2018
MIH: Colonels keep rolling (Media)
Nov 13, 2018
MIH: Wilkes home opener (Media)
Oct 23, 2018
AOTW: Jessica Egan, junior soccer player (Story/Media)
Oct 23, 2018
AOTW: Devon Fink, senior football player (Story/Media)
Oct 09, 2018
FB: Colonels break 17-year homecoming drought (Story/Media)
Oct 09, 2018
AOTW: Allison Peet, junior soccer player (Story/Media)
Oct 09, 2018
AOTW: David Kutteroff, freshman football player (Story/Media)
Oct 02, 2018
AOTW: Mackenzie Sweeney, freshman field hockey player (Story/Media)
Oct 02, 2018
AOTW: Luke Betancourt, freshman soccer player (Story/Media)
Sep 25, 2018
AOTW: Camry Huff, senior soccer player (Story/Media)
Sep 25, 2018
FB: First year head coach Jon Drach rings in new era (Media)
Sep 25, 2018
FB: An interception, multiple fumbles cost Wilkes the win (Media)
Nov 13, 2018
Alumnae Gigliello & Saracino inducted into Hall of Fame (Story)
Nov 13, 2018
AOTW: Nicholas Racanelli, senior wrestler (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
AOTW: Nicolette Towlen, senior soccer player (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
AOTW: Kendall Castro, freshman ice hockey player (Story)
Nov 06, 2018
AOTW: Donald Flynn, freshman ice hockey player (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
AOTW: Haley Gayoski, senior field hockey player (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
AOTW: Courtney Murphy, senior tennis player (Story)
Oct 30, 2018
FB: Colonels earn fifth win, beat Lycoming 14-7 (Story)
Oct 09, 2018
WVB: Team has record year, Mikovich at forefront (Story)
Oct 01, 2018
Becoming Kareem (Media)
Sep 25, 2018
AOTW: Karlye Huffman, freshman volleyball player (Story)
Sep 18, 2018
AOTW: Jamey Mikovich, junior volleyball player (Story)
Sep 18, 2018
AOTW: Jose Tabora, senior football player (Story)
Sep 11, 2018
AOTW: Jeff Steeber, senior football player (Story)
Sep 11, 2018
AOTW: Dallas Kendra, senior field hockey player (Story)
Sep 11, 2018
Football clinches first win 30-27 in overtime against LVC (Story)
Aug 15, 2018
Football program shifts focus for upcoming season (Story)
Aug 15, 2018
McNichol, Macciocco, Drach, Limouze hired as new head coaches (Story)
May 05, 2018
BASE: Miscues cost Colonels in game one of the MAC Freedom playoffs (Media)
Apr 17, 2018
BASE: Wilkes wins series finale against Manhattanville 13-6 (Story/Media)
Apr 10, 2018
BASE: Wilkes breaks out the brooms in series with King’s (Story)
Apr 02, 2018
UPDATED: Beacon Sports team announces first “Athlete of the Year” tournament (Story)
Mar 27, 2018
BASE: Colonels take game from defending conference champions (Story)
Mar 19, 2018
BASE: Colonels play eight games in Myrtle Beach (Story)
Feb 28, 2018
BASE: Spring Preview (Story)
Feb 21, 2018
WBB: Lady Colonels fall in Senior Day affair (Story)
Feb 16, 2018
AOTW: Kelsey Yustat, sophomore basketball player (Media)
Feb 16, 2018
MVB: Colonels drop first-ever MAC home opener to Messiah (Story)
Feb 05, 2018
WBB: Yustat’s career-high not enough to lift Lady Colonels (Story)
Jan 30, 2018
MBB: Colonels top Cougars in OT thriller for pivotal road win (Media)
Nov 13, 2017
XC: Regionals (Story)
Nov 07, 2017
FH: Late rally falls short, 3-2 (Story)
Oct 31, 2017
Anthem protests continue (Story)
Oct 23, 2017
WSOC: Towlen’s goal lifts Lady Colonels in victory over #18 Misericordia (Story)
Oct 09, 2017
WVB: Pediatric Cancer Night (Story)
Oct 03, 2017
New intramurals director leads program (Story)
Sep 25, 2017
Fall sports emphasize pre-game preparation & traditions (Story)
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Kirsten Peters