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Swimming Senior Day

Swimming Senior Day

Emily Doyle and Justin Schaumberger

January 23, 2020

The Bison men’s swimming and diving team hosted their senior night on Jan. 18 as they competed against Boston College. The Bison were surrounded by a huge support system filled with family and friends in honor of their seniors. The Bison held a strong meet but lost 181-113. With this, the Bison...

Women’s Basketball goes 6-0 after win against the Mountain Hawks

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

January 23, 2020

The Bison women’s basketball team is on a high with its sixth straight Patriot League victory, currently claiming sole ownership of first place in the league. The Bison have proved themselves worthy of this title after securing 10 of their wins by double digits. After a 71-50 win against the Lehigh...

Athlete of the Week: Abby Kapp ’21, Women’s Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Abby Kapp ’21, Women’s Basketball

Elise Covert, Senior Writer

January 23, 2020

The Bison women’s basketball team remains a perfect 7-0 in Patriot League play, and guard Abby Kapp ’21 has been instrumental in their success so far this season. The junior from Barto, Pa. is no stranger to success on the court, having won a Pennsylvania state title at Boyertown Area High School...

The changing viewing dynamic of the NBA

The changing viewing dynamic of the NBA

Michael Caruso, Senior Writer

January 23, 2020

In recent years, the NBA has stretched its reach throughout the globe thanks to social media, new and improved streaming platforms, and the increase of younger international stars joining the league. However, while there is an array of talent and constant action, the NBA is actually seeing a sharp decline...

Men’s tennis struggle at spring season opening

Florian Wozniak, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2020

The Bison men’s tennis team started their spring season this weekend, hosting Fordham and Delaware at the Central PA Tennis Center in Williamsport, Pa. Head coach Bruce Myers sent out a very young team consisting of four freshmen, three sophomores, and only one upperclassman. “As we all went home...

Senior leadership and high-level experience propel the 2020 season

Kelsey O’Loughlin, Contributing Writer

January 23, 2020

After competing with the 2019 men’s lacrosse national champions, the University of Virginia Cavaliers, the Bison have begun to build the confidence needed for the rest of pre-season and league play. The Bison have five seniors this year, four of which were named captains two weeks ago. Grayson Burns...

Water polo upsets undefeated Harvard in first round of NCAA tournament

Water polo upsets undefeated Harvard in first round of NCAA tournament

Anna Carroll, Senior Writer

December 5, 2019

The Bison men’s water polo team topped the undefeated Harvard Crimson by a score of 13-12 in the first round of the NCAA tournament on Nov. 30 in Cambridge, Mass. This was the Bison’s first NCAA tournament win since defeating Loyola in 1985. The Bison advanced to the quarterfinals against No. 2...

Rugby World Cup win met with mixed reactions in South Africa

Rugby World Cup win met with mixed reactions in South Africa

Elise Covert, Senior Writer

December 5, 2019

On Nov. 2, the Springboks of South Africa pulled off a stunning 32-12 upset over England in the Rugby World Cup final. It was the team’s third tournament victory, and their first since 2007. The Springboks were dominant, winning by a final margin of 20 points, and the win came just over a year after...

Athlete of the Week: Rade Joksimovic ’20, Men’s Water Polo

Athlete of the Week: Rade Joksimovic ’20, Men’s Water Polo

Leah Fogelsanger, Senior Writer

December 5, 2019

The underdog Bison men’s water polo team has had many successes this season, and nobody can deny the substantial impact that senior Rade Joksimovic has had on this team over his past four seasons. The No. 12 ranked Bison held off the ninth-ranked, undefeated Harvard Crimson in an eventful 13-12...

Women’s basketball sweeps competition in Puerto Rico

Women’s basketball sweeps competition in Puerto Rico

Kaelyn Long, Senior Writer

December 5, 2019

The Bison women’s basketball team traveled to the warmer weather of Guaynabo, Puerto Rico to take part in the Puerto Rico Clasico tournament during Thanksgiving break. The Orange and Blue finished 2-0, as head coach Trevor Woodruff achieved his 300th NCAA win. The Bison defeated Howard, 70-60, in their...

Swimming and diving splits weekend at Loyola

Swimming and diving splits weekend at Loyola

Holly Burns, Senior Writer

December 5, 2019

The Bison men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams faced Patriot League rival, Loyola, on Nov. 23 in Baltimore. The women’s team improved their record to 6-1 on the season with a 171-129 win, while the men’s team suffered a tough 187-108 loss to bring their record to 5-2. Emma Hadley ’20,...

Football falls to Fordham, finish 3rd in PL

Stephen Olick-Sutphen, Senior Writer

December 5, 2019

On Saturday, Nov. 23, the Bison football team traveled to the Bronx to face Fordham in their final Patriot League game of the year. The Bison defense played a big role against Fordham, scoring both Bison touchdowns. Ultimately falling by a score of 31-14, the team finished with an overall record of 3-8...

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