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Men’s basketball takes record to 6-0

Quaadree Harris, Special to the Quad

December 3, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

In the team’s first action in Hollinger Field House since its flooding, the Golden Rams saw themselves go down 11 points early in the first half. But, the team responded with poise and found themselves with a six-point lead going into halftime. Senior guard Tyrell Long took over in the second half,...

Fantasy week 14: start ‘em, sit ‘em

Eric Rose, Practicum Writer

December 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

It’s Week 14 and most likely your fantasy playoffs begin now. It’s do or die time and every point matters, so you might need to make some moves you didn’t expect to make. Research is key in fantasy football and analyzing match-ups is important. *Statistics provided are using 0.5 PPR settings. Start ‘em: Lamar Mill...

Pro talk: should the Giants really bench Manning?

Connor Sodak, Special to the Quad

December 3, 2017


Filed under Pro Talk, Sports

“As for Manning, does this mark the end of his career? Most likely not.”

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A student’s perspective on NFL players kneeling

Zach Gristick, Special to the Quad

December 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

Undoubtedly, since the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the United States national anthem in the preseason game versus the Green Bay Packers, a back and forth argument has unfurled in the days and months since and has evolved to a conversation discussed outside...

Hot seat: Porscha Speller

B.J. Boyer, Sports Editor

December 3, 2017


Filed under Sports

Porscha Speller has the Women’s Basketball team off to a solid 2-0 start, leading the team in scoring (20.0 PPG), three-point field goal percentage (*45.5 percent), total steals (17) and blocks (four). Speller is coming off of a season in which she made First Team All-PSAC and was named PSAC East...

Football advances in NCAA tourney

B.J. Boyer, Sports Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

West Chester Football won their first NCAA Tournament game since 2014 on Saturday afternoon, as they went on the road and took down Shippensburg University 27-6, staging a match-up with IUP, whom WCU just lost to on Nov. 11 in the PSAC Championship game. The Golden Rams used a balanced and meticulous...

Fantasy week 9: start ‘em, sit ‘em

Eric Rose, Practicum Writer

November 21, 2017


Filed under Sports

Bye weeks are finally over which means the days of rummaging through the scrap heap are also over well, hopefully. Whether it be an injury replacement or trying to find a diamond in the rough to replace one of your disappointing draft picks, there’s a chance you could find a player in the waiver wire...

Eagles and Cowboys add new chapter to storied rivalry

Connor Sodak, Special to the Quad

November 21, 2017


Filed under Sports

Sunday Night Football on NBC seems to be drawing more attention than usual this week as they feature a key divisional match-up between the high flying Philadelphia Eagles and the sputtering Dallas Cowboys. Many Eagles fans start licking their chops as Dallas hate week comes around. This year proved to...

Men’s soccer season ends, women still alive

Max Randolph, Asst. Sports Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

With the West Chester men’s (14-3-2) and women’s (17-3-2) both making the NCAA Division II tournaments, much was to be excited for as the men’s side were able to get their first victory in the NCAA tournament since 1967, despite falling in the following round, and the women’s were able to advance...

Men’s basketball off to fast start

B.J. Boyer, Sports Editor

November 21, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Sports

West Chester University Men’s Basketball has raced out to a 3-0 (1-0 PSAC) record to start the season, with wins over Wesley College, Chestnut Hill College and Gannon University. WCU’s two matchups this week were with Chestnut Hill and Gannon, with the latter contest serving as their conference...

Football drops PSAC Championship

B.J. Boyer, Sports Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

West Chester University Men’s Football (8-3, 6-1 PSAC) fell 24-7 to IUP (11-0, 7-0 PSAC) in the PSAC championship on Saturday afternoon, and now the Golden Rams’ postseason fate rests in the hands of the NCAA selection committee. In the last coaches poll of the season WCU was ranked No. 6. The...

Fantasy week 11: start ’em, sit ’em

Eric Rose, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

Week 11 is a breath of fresh air when it comes to bye weeks. Last week had Oakland, Kansas City, and Philly on their break, three fantasy-rich teams that had people scavenging the waiver wire for any sort of last-second help. This week however, we only have Carolina, Indianapolis, San Francisco and the...

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