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The leader but not the boss

Aleäa Reyes, Photo Editor

February 4

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

With only one collegiate season of track and field behind him, Allen Baugh, ’18, was selected as the 2015-16 track and field captain. “Being captain of the track and field team is a lot more of a challenge than I expected i...

Men’s basketball falls to Hiram, keeps high hopes for remainder of season

Shea Beaumont, Contributing Writer

January 28

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Despite a late rally in their contest against Hiram College (13-5, 7-4) on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016, Allegheny (2-16, 2-9) failed to complete their second half comeback in the NCAC matchup. The Gators trailed by 16 points at halftime,...

B.J. Hammer named 34th head coach of Gator football program

Marley Parish, Junior Sports Editor

January 28

Filed under Football, Sports

B.J. Hammer was named the 34th head coach for the Gators’ football team on Jan. 4, 2016, replacing Mark Matlak who announced his retirement on Oct. 27, 2015. Having more than a decade of coaching experience and an accomplished...

Hockey club remains positive despite low numbers

December 3

Filed under Sports

Allegheny’s ice hockey team returned to the ice on Oct. 25 against visiting University of Pittsburgh at Bradford. The game ended in an 8-3 loss. The team has competed in four games since and has yet to find success. Howeve...

Cheerleading Club works through challenges of finding a new coach

Maria Graziano, Contributing Writer

November 19

Filed under Sports

The Allegheny College Cheerleading Club is overseen by the athletic department, receiving funding for a coach along with help setting up routines and performances at basketball and football games. The team has been working to ...

Men’s basketball prepares for 2015-16 season

Alex Holmes, Sports Editor

November 12

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

The men’s basketball team is preparing to kick off the 2015-16 season with a new coach and game strategy. Bob Simmons was hired as the head coach for the men’s basketball team in July, coming to Allegheny from Marywood Univ...

Women’s volleyball places seventh at championships

Alex Holmes, Sports Editor

November 12

Filed under Sports, Volleyball

The women’s volleyball team ended its season and placed seventh in the NCAC conference tournament on Nov. 6-7, 2015. “We really kept a good energy level. They were very focused and ready to play this weekend,” said Head...

Cross country teams win 2015 NCAC championships

Alex Holmes, Sports Editor

November 5

Filed under Cross country, Sports, Track and Field

The men’s and women’s cross country teams both won the NCAC conference championship on Oct. 31. After the men and women were named NCAC champions, interim head coach Jordan Hill was named NCAC Coach of the Year. “It’s a huge hon...

Swimming and diving teams begin season against Grove City College

Lisa Hageneier, Staff Writer

October 29

Filed under Sports, Swimming and Diving

The Allegheny men’s and women’s swimming and diving teams opened the 2015-16 season against Grove City College on Saturday, Oct. 24. The men won 149.5-129.5, while the women lost 156-137. The team was focused and reached it...

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