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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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Strong work ethic propels Brooke Pompeo to success

Daulton Leonard Student Writer There is a saying that speaks of living up to your family name. History has shown that people whose last names model trades were usually masters in their respective field. If language history derivatives are correct, then Brooke Pompeo is the archetype of her last name. …

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What’s your favorite Olympic sport?

Willie Hope Sports Editor It’s been four years since we saw the U.S gymnastics team take home a gold medal for the first time since 1996, since Michael Phelps and Ryan Lochte battled it out in the pool and since Usain Bolt and Jamaica dominated in track and field. After …

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Ultimate Frisbee team works harder than ever

Alyssa Burd Online Editor Everyone on Messiah’s campus knows how important athletics are to the school’s tradition of excellence. Messiah Men’s Ultimate Frisbee team is working especially hard this season to maintain our College’s tradition. “The guys play together from August until May,” said Frisbee Coach Charlie Hoppes. “They spend …

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Women’s Lacrosse confident throughout 2016 season

Alyssa Burd Online Editor With the 2016 season underway, Messiah’s women’s lacrosse team holds high expectations for each team member as they hope to advance farther into the NCAA Championship than they ever have before. Last year, the Falcons suffered a tough loss of 14-7 against Tufts University in the …

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A team to embrace: Messiah’s wrestling team success

Myriam Pedercini Culture Editor After bringing home their third straight Mideast Regional team title with four championships, the number four Falcons competed in the NCAA Championships on March 11 and 12 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Senior Lucas Malmberg and sophomore Ben Swarr were named NCAA Champions. As a team, Messiah …

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