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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...

New men’s lacrosse team anticipates inaugural season

Willy Walker, Sports Editor

February 21, 2019

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

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

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

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

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

  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

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

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...

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