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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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2016 Powder Puff Wrap-Up

Ashlyn Miller Student Director Game 1: Seniors vs. First-Years Final Score— 29-12, Seniors Highlights: The first-years started off the day with a pass-heavy offensive strategy, but couldn’t convert on their attempts. The seniors went with the opposite method, focusing on a strong running game. Three strong run plays allowed the …

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A Sneek Peek at Homecoming Soccer

Willie Hope Sports Editor This weekend, both the men’s and women’s soccer teams will be back on campus for Homecoming. The women’s team will take on Albright College at 3 p.m., and the men’s team will cap off the night against the Lions at 6 p.m. Each team comes into …

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