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Fencing club provides mental, physical challenge for Allegheny athletes

Travis Luxbacher, Staff Writer

April 25, 2019

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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...

Club ice hockey looking to build on successes

Travis Luxbacher, Contributing Writer

November 15, 2018

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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, the older members of the team have welcomed a number of i...

Allegheny gets outside: Outing Club continues 90-year legacy

Ellis Giacomelli, Features Editor

November 8, 2018

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Crunched leaves rest along a trail of bootprints as steady breathing becomes visible in the cool, fall air. Birds high in the trees sing to the hikers, who have Allegheny Outing Club emblems printed on their shirts. AOC formed 90 years ago in 1928 fro...

Membership, coaching changes for Allegheny cheer

Willy Walker, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2018

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Between a membership boost and a new coach, the Allegheny College Cheerleading Squad has had to brace waves of change, but they have not fallen behind. With this year’s captains having to teach roughly 30 cheers, sideline d...

Female equestrian team grows together as a family

Willy Walker, Contributing Writer

October 18, 2018

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What started out as a large membership boost has already evolved into a tight-knit family for the Allegheny College Equestrian Team. While the team is no stranger to new faces, this season is slightly different from those in ...

Women’s rugby looks to expand campus presence

Jake Reidenbach, Junior Sports Editor

September 20, 2018

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Rugby was created in late 19th-century England and soon after, American universities began competing against one another. However, it was not until the late 1960s, when rugby started to gain popularity, reports USA Rugby. Today...

Ice hockey team clinches playoff spot, ending fourteen year post-season drought

Jake Reidenbach, Junior Sports Editor

February 1, 2018

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The Allegheny College Club Ice Hockey Team is playoff-bound for the first time in 14 years. The team competes in the College Hockey East M5 Division, which is home to schools such as The College of Wooster, Saint Francis Univ...

Allegheny club sports for students

MEAGHAN WILBY, Staff Writer

September 18, 2014

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“Club sports give folks another opportunity to be physically active,” said Portia Hoeg, Director of Athletics. “It’s a wonderful outlet for people who can’t commit to a varsity sport.” There are 21 registered clubs...

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