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An unpredictable Premier League season winds down

Travis Luxbacher, Sports Writer March 5, 2021

Much is to be determined during the final two months of the Premier League soccer season in England, a year removed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. Liverpool Football Club rolled to the league...

A one of a kind Super Bowl

A one of a kind Super Bowl

Travis Luxbacher, Sports Writer February 5, 2021

Feb. 7 marks the day that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kansas City Chiefs will battle for the 55th Super Bowl. It also serves as the first championship game ever played at one of the team’s home stadiums.  The...

Upcoming NCAA Basketball season brings excitement to fans

Travis Luxbacher, Sports Writer November 13, 2020

The NCAA Men’s Basketball season is set to tip off on Nov. 25. A new season with new goals and aspirations is an exciting prospect for Texas Christian University Men’s Basketball, according to an interview...

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A look at the NFL season at its halfway point

Travis Luxbacher, Sports Writer November 6, 2020

With the 2020 NFL season reaching its halfway point, playoff positions are still very much undecided. Pittsburgh Steelers are leading the way in the AFC with a record of seven wins and zero losses. Currently...

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Dodgers victorious over the Rays in the World Series

Travis Luxbacher, Sports Writer October 30, 2020

The Los Angeles Dodgers and Tampa Bay Rays met for the 2020 Major League Baseball World Series, the climax of a shortened season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Dodgers won the first game of the series...

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Football fans raise concerns over NFL COVID-19 policy

Travis Luxbacher, Sports Writer October 23, 2020

“Simply put, compliance is mandatory,” National Football League Commissioner, Roger Goodell said regarding the league’s COVID-19 policy. “Now is the time to recommit ourselves to our protocols...

The dawn of a new Premier League season

Travis Luxbacher, Sports Writer October 8, 2020

The 2020-21 English Premier League season started just one month ago, the league that former Barcelona and current Manchester City Manager, Pep Guardiola, dubbed “the best competition in world football.”...

NBA players adapt to life in the bubble as finals near

Travis Luxbacher, Sports Writer October 1, 2020

As the NBA playoffs continue, there are currently only two teams left in the hunt: Jimmy Butler’s Miami Heat and LeBron James’ Los Angeles Lakers. It has been an unusually long season as the COVID-19...

Fantasy football gives NFL fans a chance to lead their own teams to glory

Travis Luxbacher, Sports Writer September 24, 2020

With the dawn of a new football season, NFL fans everywhere can prepare to have their own respective football seasons. Fantasy football is a means for people to follow their favorite NFL teams while drafting...

Spanish House students share thoughts, highlights of experience

Travis Luxbacher, Contributing Writer February 27, 2020

Nestled at the top of the hill of Allegheny College lies North Village I building C, which holds the Max Kade International Wing. This building is home to six apartments, with each being home to its own...

Evening at the movies, trip around the world

Travis Luxbacher, Contributing Writer February 27, 2020

Every winter, the Movies at Meadville becomes a gateway to cultures from all over the world, thanks to the International Film Festival, which showcases foreign films within 10 miles of Allegheny College. The...

Eye-opening experience

Travis Luxbacher, Contributing Writer February 14, 2020

Allegheny College students travelled to Rwanda over winter break to study the Rwanda genocide and reconciliation of the country. Accompanied by Associate Professor of Psychology Lydia Eckstein and Associate...

Hockey team remains undefeated

Travis Luxbacher, Contributing Writer February 6, 2020

The Allegheny Club Hockey team is currently in the midst of a strong season and is hoping to bring home their third consecutive championship trophy. The team defeated last year’s division champion Case...

Allegheny cross country prepares to finish season

Travis Luxbacher, Sports Editor November 7, 2019

The Allegheny Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams head into the final few weeks of the fall season looking to finish strong. First-year standout, Owen Isham, ’23, talked about his experiences with...

Women’s tennis looks to build on successful season

Travis Luxbacher, Sports Editor October 11, 2019

The Allegheny Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams recently wrapped up a successful fall campaign. Both teams finished with a perfect 4-0 record, which bodes well for the future and most importantly, the...

Men’s Golf team looks to season, works toward goals

Travis Luxbacher, Sports Editor October 3, 2019

The Allegheny Men’s Golf team season is in full swing, and a number of members of the team have high expectations and hopes for future games.  Brian Beck, ’22, described the team as close with one...

Women’s Soccer ties John Carroll in nonconference game

Travis Luxbacher, Sports Editor September 20, 2019

The Allegheny Women’s Soccer team played against the John Caroll Blue Streaks at the Robertson Athletic Complex on Wednesday, Sept. 18. The Gators came into the contest with a 2-3-0 record, while the...

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Conversations with Men’s Soccer: Men’s Soccer athletes discuss new season, new goals

Travis Luxbacher, Sports Editor September 6, 2019

The Allegheny Men’s Soccer team graduated seven seniors in the spring of 2019. Now, returning members of the team are tasked with creating a new identity for the program as they embark on the 2019 season....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Club ice hockey looking to build on successes

Travis Luxbacher, Contributing Writer November 15, 2018

The Allegheny Club Hockey team provides players and coaches alike with a unique opportunity to be involved in the game they love. With this year’s team consisting of many of last season’s players,...

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