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Gator football confident after first season victory

Britani Ditch, Staff Writer

October 24, 2019

Celebratory touchdown dances were on display on Saturday, Oct. 19, when the Allegheny football team had a 49-0 blowout win against Kenyon College. This win will be Head Coach Richard Nagy’s first of the 2019 football season....

Early Super Bowl prediction: Patriots, Cowboys face off for ring

Henry Sutter, Staff Writing

October 3, 2019

Despite the fact that the NFL season is a 16-game marathon full of injuries, controversy and adversity, predictions are made immediately as to which team will hoist the coveted Vince Lombardi Trophy as the Super Bowl champion...

Football hosts conference game

Henry Sutter, Contributing Writer

September 26, 2019

The Allegheny Gators football team hosted the Wabash Little Giants for a North Coast Athletic Conference game Saturday, Sept. 21. The Gators’ record fell to 0-2 for the season, and 0-1 in conference play following a 48-35 d...

The inevitable end to the Roethlisberger era

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

September 26, 2019

There is a very dark cloud looming over the heads of Pittsburgh sports fans, and just when you think there is a light at the end of the tunnel with football season starting up again, marking the soon-to-be end of the Pittsbur...

Luck’s retirement, a player’s legacy

Britani Ditch, Contributing Writer

September 12, 2019

The 2019-20 NFL football season is starting out unexpectedly for the Indianapolis Colts. Football starting quarterback star, Andrew Luck, announced his retirement from the Colts football team and the NFL at age 29. Many people ar...

Worry about your future, don’t rush back to play

Taylor Renk, Opinion Editor

September 5, 2019

Football is a game filled with aggression, violence and a whole lot of testosterone. There rarely is a game of football played on any level — high school, college or professional — where someone doesn’t get knocked around...

Great season, bad conclusion: everything this Super Bowl did wrong

Willy Walker, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

This year’s Super Bowl was anything but cheerful. What is supposed to be a time of happy celebration, where people put aside their political and socioeconomic differences by cheering on their favorite team with cheese dips and ...

Brother duo brings expertise to football field through playing, coaching

Samuel Dunham, Contributing Writer

October 25, 2018

In the span of just one year, Vann and Quinten Hunt entered the Allegheny football program, both under very different circumstances. After a distinguished college career at Wabash College, Vann Hunt shifted his focus from playing to coachi...

First-year brings military experience to gator football

Olivia Blakeslee, Senior Sports Editor

September 20, 2018

Aaron Burnside, ’22, is donning a new type of uniform. The 24-year-old defensive end joined the military after graduating high school and is now bringing five years of army experience to the Allegheny football team and into ...

Gators defeated in 2018 season home opener

Olivia Blakeslee, Senior Sports Editor

September 6, 2018

Gator football fell to visiting 25th-ranked Rennsalaer Polytechnic Institute at its home opening game on Saturday, Sept. 1. The 2018 season opener at Frank B. Fuhrer Field ended with a 40-19 loss against the Engineers. “We wer...

Former Allegheny athletes reflect on passion and struggle

Ellis Giacomelli, Science/International Editor

March 1, 2018

At 6 a.m., you lift five more pounds than the week before. At 7 a.m., you eat a bagel, and at 8 a.m., you click a pen as you place your biology notebook on a desk in Carr Hall. You repeat until the season changes, and your highly ...

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