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Fencing club provides mental, physical challenge for Allegheny athletes

Travis Luxbacher, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

There are 13 club sports offered at Allegheny College, each bringing something unique to campus. One of the sports offered that some may not be familiar with is fencing, but the students involved would encourage more people to pa...

Departing Allegheny President Jim Mullen reflects on special affinity for athletics

Willy Walker, Sports Editor

April 25, 2019

As Allegheny College prepares for the inauguration of President-elect Hilary Link on July 1, the athletics and fitness department must say goodbye to one of its biggest supporters: President Jim Mullen. Director of Athletics...

Men’s rugby club tackles competition, welcomes newcomers

Olivia Blakeslee, Sports Editor

April 18, 2019

They come for a sport but stay for a team. The members of the Allegheny men’s rugby team have a diverse set of athletic backgrounds, but they say the team environment is the key to success. “Something that I really like...

Forner sets records, inspires teammates

Chloe Rabold, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019

It was a new experience. A new place, competing against new people and an opportunity to set a new record. And Emily Forner, ’19, knew the chance was now or never to make it count. After making the trip from Allegheny Colleg...

Baseball and softball travel south during spring break

Travis Luxbacher, Contributing Writer

April 11, 2019

The Allegheny baseball and softball teams are in the midst of action-packed seasons, but when spring break rolled around, both teams were able to get away from campus and enjoy warmer weather down south. The baseball team ...

Allegheny Aikido combines club sport and martial art

Olivia Blakeslee, Sports Editor

April 4, 2019

The David V. Wise Sport & Fitness Center is home to 21 varsity sports, four intramural sports and 13 club sports. From 7 to 8:30 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays each week, the only martial art among these sports gathers in a dan...

Recruiting the next generation of Gator athletics

Willy Walker, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019

From newly-hired coach to experienced veteran, the student-athlete recruitment process can be both grueling and rewarding. With spring sport seasons coming to a close, coaches are concluding their recruitment for next year. Some c...

Ross named director of athletics and recreation

Olivia Blakeslee, Sports Editor

March 7, 2019

Working with a national firm, a search committee comprised of Allegheny students, faculty and staff chose to bring 23 years of Allegheny experience to the helm of the athletic department with the hiring of Bill Ross as director...

Women’s basketball concludes season at NCAC Tournament

Travis Luxbacher, Contributing Writer

February 28, 2019

The Allegheny Women’s Basketball Team’s season came to an end Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019 at NCAC powerhouse Depauw University in the 2019 NCAC Tournament. According to guard, Kaylah Pinkney, ’19, the Gators showed grit and determi...

Gator swimming ends season at NCAC Championships

Jason Ferrante, Staff Writer

February 28, 2019

The Allegheny College Swimming and Diving Team’s 2018-19 season recently came to a close. With that came a trip to the NCAC Championships, where the women’s team placed fifth and the men’s placed seventh. The team left campus Wednesday, Feb. 13...

New Women’s Field Hockey coaches prepare for excellence

Willy Walker, Sports Editor

February 21, 2019

Next fall, the new women’s field hockey team will step onto the field for its inaugural season. The Allegheny College Board of Trustees authorized the installation of the team in 2017, and the coaches have been scouring the nati...

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