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Wrestling Team Enters the World of Pokémon

Maddie Conley Online Editor Campus saw an outbreak of Pokémon characters yesterday. Don’t worry, the colorful creatures seen running around have been identified as the men’s wrestling team. The game involves senior team members acting as “trainers” chasing after the underclassmen acting as Pokémon. The trainer who catches the most …

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Exclusive Look into the Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse Teams’ Warm-Up Playlists

Megan Bomba Sports Editor With lacrosse season in full swing, feelings of spring, hope and anticipation are arising among the players. Both the Messiah Women’s and Men’s Lacrosse teams are looking to improve on their record from last year with relatively young rosters. A new season brings together a new …

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The Men’s Soccer Team Gets a Makeover in the Off-Season: The Daisy Dukes

Megan Bomba Sports Editor Passion. It is one of the five P’s that the Daisy Dukes strive to have. The other four include glory (spelled “pglory”), pride, unity (also spelled “punity”) and passion again. The Daisy Dukes continue a tradition that has lasted through the generations. Each year, the Messiah …

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Wiederrecht Named 2018 MAC Women’s Indoor Field Athlete of the Year

Natalie Vermeulen Student Writer 60-meter hurdles, high jump, shot put, long jump, 800 meters…and one MAC Championship pentathlon winner made up this weekend. Sophomore Taylor Wiederrecht won gold in the pentathlon at the MAC Championship Indoor Track & Field meet, and her score made her nationally ranked—a goal she never …

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With Fall Comes Football Fever

Lilly Kashishian Student Writer Fall means pumpkin spice, pumpkin lattes, basically pumpkin everything and, of course…football! As we head into the 2017-2018 NFL season there are a lot of questions to be answered. Will the Madden Curse affect superstar quarterback Tom Brady? Will Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliott have a …

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Brubaker’s Best: 5 Memorable Moments

Brandon Byers Student Writer With the construction of the new athletic complex in the Sollenberger Sports Center set to be complete in August, Brubaker Auditorium will no longer be hosting sporting events. So let’s take a moment to look back on some of the memories of the old Brubaker Auditorium. …

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MAC Championship Preview: Another Classic?

Willie Hope, III Sports and Rec Editor For the second time in as many seasons, the Messiah women’s basketball team defeated Stevenson University in the MAC Commonwealth semifinals. But now the Falcons are heading to Reading, where their season has ended for the past two years. The Falcons and the …

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Senior Athlete Spotlight: Josh Clippinger

Willie Hope, III Sports & Rec. Editor In his first three years in the Messiah basketball program, Joshua Clippinger has experienced a lot. Clippinger, the only player on the team who has been in the program for four years, only played 24 minutes his freshman year. That year, the team …

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