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New men’s lacrosse team anticipates inaugural season

Willy Walker, Sports Editor

February 21, 2019

Filed under Lacrosse, Sports

As the recruitment for next year comes to a close, the new men’s lacrosse team is ready to join the ranks of Allegheny athletics. The team was added to the college in 2017 by the Allegheny College Board of Trustees. Since then...

Gator football welcomes 35th program head coach

Olivia Blakeslee, Sports Editor

February 21, 2019

Filed under Football, Sports

Gator football has improved its record from a winless season to a 6-4 winning season in fall 2018. As the team moves forward, players will be led by new head coach Rich Nagy, who hopes to continue this success by bringing 32 year...

Allegheny dual-sport athletes juggle athletics, academics

Travis Luxbacher, Contributing Writer

February 14, 2019

Filed under Sports

Life can be hectic for athletes who play multiple sports at Allegheny College. Football and track and field star Noah Parker, ’21, concurs, but also emphasized how appreciative he is of the help that is available to him. ...

Men’s basketball clinches playoffs after victory over Denison

Olivia Blakeslee and Willy Walker

February 14, 2019

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Allegheny men’s basketball secured a place in the 2019 North Coast Athletic Conference Tournament with a 90-75 win over Denison University on Saturday, Feb. 9. The win punched the Gators’ ticket for the first time since t...

Tennis opens 2019 season with victory at Houghton

Willy Walker, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

Filed under Men's Tennis, Sports, Women's Tennis

After an exciting victory against Houghton last week, the Allegheny College Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams are still enjoying their smashing victory. Both teams began their seasons with an 8-1 win against their New Yor...

Allegheny ski and snowboard club preps to attend annual trip

Willy Walker, Sports Editor

February 7, 2019

Filed under Sports

  The Allegheny College Ski and Snowboard Club will soon hit the slopes this year for its annual ski trip. Every year, several members from the 150-person club attend a three-day weekend trip to Holiday Valley Ski Resort in Ellicottville, New York, where the ...

Men’s basketball triumphs over Wabash

Olivia Blakeslee, Sports Editor

February 7, 2019

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

When Allegheny Men’s Basketball Head Coach Bob Simmons addressed visiting trustees ahead of the Gator’s Feb. 1 game against the Wabash Little Giants, he was frank about the challenge of facing a team ranked 14 in the nation for Division III men’...

Men’s basketball seizes on old lessons, new talent

Olivia Blakeslee, Sports Editor

January 31, 2019

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Allegheny men’s basketball is looking to capitalize on the talent of the first-year class and upperclassmen experience to improve its 7-11 record in the 2018-19 season. Head Men’s Basketball Coach Bob Simmons attributed some early season struggles, incl...

Track and field student-athletes strive for success

Willy Walker, Sports Editor

January 31, 2019

Filed under Sports, Track and Field

With goals ranging from earning a conference title to keeping a high team GPA, the Allegheny College Track and Field team set out to become the best at both academics and athletics this season. With a large first-year ...

Allegheny swim and dive trains, bonds on winter trip

Willy Walker, Sports Editor

January 24, 2019

Filed under Sports, Swimming and Diving

While most of the students at Allegheny College spent their winter breaks at home inside from the cold, the swimming and diving team was hard at work training in the Florida heat. Every winter break, the swimmers and dive...

Hammer resigns as head football coach

Olivia Blakeslee, Sports Editor

January 24, 2019

Filed under Football, Sports

Head Football Coach William Hammer will be leaving Allegheny College after three increasingly successful seasons. Hammer announced his resignation on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Hammer began his new position as head football coa...

Cross country closes season with national meet

Olivia Blakeslee, Senior Sports Editor

November 29, 2018

Filed under Cross country, Sports

Allegheny Cross Country raced to the end of its season at the 2018 NCAA Division-III Championships Saturday, Nov. 17 in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. The Gator women raced as a team and finished 13th overall, with notable performances ...

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