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Adam Cohen

Adam Cohen, Sports Editor

Adam Cohen is a second-year student from New York City. He is a Communications major with a double minor in Math and Spanish. This is his first year on the Campus staff, and serves as the sports editor. Adam played baseball in Israel and won a title in the 18+ Premier League with the Ranana Raiders. Although his playing days are over, he writes and hosts podcasts for Backsportspage.com. Adam’s hard work for Backsportspage allowed him to be a press reporter at Yankee Stadium and interview World Series MVP Hideki Matsui. He also loves to broadcast baseball games. In fact, he was the sole broadcaster for the Gators’ baseball team in 2020, and was a broadcaster for the Rockford Rivets in the Northwoods League this past summer. Adam will return to the Northwoods League this upcoming summer as a broadcaster for the Duluth Huskies. When he is not writing, podcasting, or broadcasting baseball, he plays ping pong and chess.

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The 2021 men's lacrosse team

Recap of the men’s and women’s lacrosse seasons

May 7, 2021

Men’s and women’s lacrosse teams ended on a high note by playing in two close matches to end their seasons. The men’s lacrosse team lost to Oberlin 15-14 in overtime this past Tuesday, while the...

Tyler Hettich, '22, preparing to bat.

Gators’ success contributed by breakout stars and comradery

April 30, 2021

The Allegheny Gators baseball team entered the 2021 season trying to build off last year’s success. Although every sports team was forced to end their season early last March because of the pandemic,...

MLB moves All-Star game out of GA amidst voting restrictions

April 23, 2021

Major League Baseball announced on April 7 that the Colorado Rockies will be hosting the 2021 All-Star game. The All-Star game was originally scheduled to be played at Triust Park, home of the Atlanta...

Allegheny allows fans to return to stands at athletic events

April 9, 2021

Allegheny recently announced that students, faculty and staff can attend sporting events for the first time since the start of the pandemic. Although fans will be back in the stands, they can only congregate...

Major League Baseball spring 2021 season preview

March 26, 2021

Major League Baseball is set to begin a normal 162-game season starting April 1. During the COVID-19 shortened 2020 season, MLB added a universal designated hitter, a 16-team playoff format, seven-inning...

Governor Tate Reeves (R-MS)

Mississippi bans transgender athletes from women’s sports

March 19, 2021

This past Sunday, Governor Tate Reeves (R-MS) signed a bill that banned transgender athletes from participating in girl’s and women’s sports in Missisippi. Barring a successful legal challenge, this...

Jeremy Lin with the New York Knicks during his Linsanity run.

Jeremy Lin addresses recent Asian American slur during game

March 12, 2021

Linsanity — a term that many basketball fans remember fondly, born of the historic stretch of Jeremy Lin’s first five career starts. The eight year veteran is also one of the first Americans to play...

An aerial view of Robertson Field, where several spring sports teams will begin play after almost a year off due to COVID-19.

Allegheny unveils spring season plan

March 5, 2021

For the first time in nearly a year, there will be NCAC sporting events at Allegheny College. The announcement was made by the Allegheny Gators website on Feb. 23. Spring sports teams and several winter...

NHL struggles to keep season afloat amidst the pandemic

February 26, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced sports leagues to shorten their seasons, play in a bubble and try to bring in revenue with limited capacity for fans. So far nearly every major sport has completed a season...

Roger Clemens (left), Curt Schilling (middle), and Barry Bonds (right) garnered the three highest voting percentages on the 2021 ballot, yet a slew of controversies have kept them out of the Hall for another year.

Nobody will be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame this year

February 5, 2021

Controversy, borderline Hall of Fame players and the pandemic left an empty Baseball Hall of Fame ballot for the first time since 1960. Usually, other Hall of Fame committees besides the Baseball Writers’...

The Nets acquire James Harden, shake up NBA power rankings

January 29, 2021

The Brooklyn Nets officially acquired eight-time All-Star James Harden from the Houston Rockets on Saturday, Jan. 16, in a four-team deal. Harden joins Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving as the NBA’s newest...

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Coach Shelby Spaulding selected to USC 30 Under 30 Program

November 13, 2020

Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach Shelby Spaudling has been selected to the United Soccer Coaches 30 Under 30 Program. The program chooses 30 coaches under the age of 30 to an educational and mentorship...

Tom Brady’s NFL legacy extends off the field

November 6, 2020

Six rings, four Super Bowl MVPs and 14 Pro Bowl selections define Tom Brady’s legacy on the field. TB12 will go down as one of the greatest, if not the greatest quarterback of all time. Despite being...

NCAC cancels traditional conference play for the winter season

October 30, 2020

The NCAC declared unanimously on Friday, Oct. 16, that there would not be any traditional conference play for the winter season. The news was a shock to many because Allegheny currently has zero total...

Towler discusses Black athletes and Black voter turnout

October 23, 2020

“How far have we really come and what did Barack Obama’s presidency really represent for our country if it is followed up so quickly by a conservative president who has expressed very racially conservative...

Zoll's 2019-20 season photo for Men's Basketball; Photo contributed by alleghenygators.com

Interview with Zach Zoll,’20; basketball player turned assistant coach

September 24, 2020

Zach Zoll, ’20, played on the men’s basketball team. After graduation, Zoll was hired as an assistant coach for his alma mater.  Why did you decide to play basketball at Allegheny? I was looking...

A closer look at Allegheny’s esports team

September 18, 2020

Participation in physical sports is limited right now, but the virtual world of esports — online gaming competitions — remains open for all users to play. Colleges across the United States are beginning...

Recruiting athletes during a pandemic

September 11, 2020

Six feet apart. Wear a mask. These are phrases that have been integrated into everyday life. Social distancing has become a necessity to prevent the spread of COVID-19. Students around the country are...

Kate Costanzo, Head Coach of the Women's Basketball team has been nominated for the NCAA Division III LGBTQ Adminstrator/Coach/Staff award. Costanzo has been at Allegheny since 2006.

Women’s basketball head coach Kate Costanzo discusses her nomination for the NCAA’s first LGBTQ award

September 11, 2020

Kate Costanzo, Head Coach of the Women’s Basketball team is nominated for the NCAA Division III LGBTQ Adminstrator/Coach/Staff award. The inaugural award honors the service of LGBTQ inclusion by a LGBTQ ...

How Teams Are Training During a Fall Season Without Sports

September 4, 2020

Conferences around the country have postponed the fall sports season in 2020, including the North Coast Athletic Conference. Thus, Allegheny will have no outside competition during the fall season. Although...

Summer Teams Give Allegheny’s Baseball A Second Chance to Play This Year

September 4, 2020

March 13, 2020 marked a turning point in both the academic and athletic year. Academics quickly shifted online and athletes left their seasons and teams behind. Spring sports teams such as baseball were...

Allegheny’s athletes respond to lost season

May 1, 2020

Amid the COVID-19 outbreak, nearly the entire sports world has come to a halt. Sports fans are still hoping for their professional team to resume, or even begin, this year, but for spring season collegiate...

Men’s Lacrosse opens inaugural season with 7-9 loss

February 27, 2020

The Allegheny Men’s Lacrosse team opened their inaugural season with a 7-9 loss against Baldwin Wallace College in Berea, Ohio, on Wednesday, Feb. 26. While other existing athletic teams on campus have...

Column: What are the drawbacks of free college?

November 21, 2019

Wouldn’t it be nice if everything were free? Imagine how much easier the cost of living, healthy food and healthcare would be. Unfortunately, nobody lives in that type of utopia. Someone still has to...

Just do it: encouraging introverts to leave comfort zone

November 7, 2019

The world is such a rich, vibrant place — if only we open our eyes and tune our ears to its splendor. There is a beauty and cadence to our daily rhythms — seeing the sun peak through our blinds, cajoling...

College swimming and diving teams prepare for new season

October 11, 2019

Waking up before 6 a.m. may not be appealing to anyone, but the Allegheny Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving Team practices at that time three days a week. The team has been working both in and...

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