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Philly sports scene: Union struggling

Philly sports scene: Union struggling

Andrew Heller, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


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The Philadelphia Union has had a rough start to their 2018 campaign. Despite beating the New England Revolution in the home opener on March 3, The Union is winless in their last four games. With two draws and two losses, the Union currently holds the eighth spot in the Eastern Conference with five poi...

Scarpelli, Melone shine for WCU baseball

Jordan Zimmerman, Staff Writer

April 23, 2018


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The Golden Rams traveled to Millersville University to kick off their four-game series against the Marauders this weekend. The first game against Millersville didn’t go as the Rams had planned. West Chester was shut out for the first time since their 2015 season. The Rams were only able to tally tw...

Sixers playoff series “heating up”

Connor Sodak, Practicum Writer

April 23, 2018


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We Sixers fans have found ourselves with three playoff games under our belt after Thursday’s dramatic win over the Miami Heat. After splitting the first two games in Philadelphia, the Sixers took back the momentum with the win and now lead the series 2-1. These three games have already been a massiv...

Pro talk: Phillies impress

Ryan Bednash, Practicum Writer

April 23, 2018


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The Philadelphia Phillies are an exciting team to watch so far this season. The first few games did not look too impressive, but their latest games have shown them to be competitive. Phillies manager Gabe Kapler seems to be getting his rhythm going in managing a major league organization. Kapler has shown his...

Stones: A curious new sport

Stones: A curious new sport

Marie Bray, Practicum Writer

April 23, 2018


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Have you ever tried a sport that combined bocce, golf, chess, billiards and basketball? Do you think this is even possible? Well, Chris Kinka, John Janick, Jason Sivak and Matt Brewster made that dream become reality. In 2006 on Memorial Day weekend, they were all camping with their families on Lake Cha...

Women’s rugby wants spotlight

Women’s rugby wants spotlight

Gabriella Ruggirello, Special to the Quad

April 23, 2018


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Not too long ago Rugby was an obscure sport to many, but with its re-inclusion into the Olympics, interest and knowledge of the sport have spread. West Chester University has a Women’s Rugby team (and a Men’s club); some students of the University might not be aware of the D1 varsity team’s exis...

Philly sports scene: Matching up against Miami

Andrew Heller, Staff Writer

April 16, 2018


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Three years ago the Philadelphia 76ers were a ten-win team and broke the record for most consecutive losses by a professional sports franchise. The same year, rookie center Jahlil Okafor got into a literal fistfight with Celtics’ fans on the streets of Boston after a tough 80-84 loss. I remember th...

Eagles making key offseason moves

Connor Sodak, Practicum Writer

April 16, 2018


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The NFL offseason is well underway, and that means another hectic and crazy free agency period. Contracts have expired, and players who have reached the end of their deals are free to test the market and see who’s interested. It is always exciting to see old faces in new places. However, this year was...

Sixers claim no. 3 seed

Connor Sodak, Practicum Writer

April 16, 2018


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The NBA regular season has come and gone and to much of the delight of fans, playoffs are officially underway; 16 teams will compete to hoist the Larry O’Brien Trophy in June. As fun as the regular season is, there isn’t much that competes with the level of playoff basketball. Players seem to turn ...

Flyers poised for a playoff run

Ryan Bednash, Practicum Writer

April 16, 2018


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After a near 100-point season, the Philadelphia Flyers showed promise. While it was not the best season, there were many aspects of the team that looked impressive. The Flyers had moments of looking great and moments of looking bad. Observing the season with a positive view, this team has a lot of youn...

Women’s golf fights through bad weather

Women’s golf fights through bad weather

Juliarose Genuardi, Special to the Quad

April 9, 2018


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As the last few inches of snow melt away, one West Chester athletics team is warming up after a long and cold few weeks without much practice. The West Chester women’s golf team has severely suffered the consequences of Mother Nature’s wrath since the first snowfall hit in early March. The Lady Rams...

Successful Florida trip for WCU baseball

Jordan Zimmerman, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


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"The Rams went into their fifth game of the tournament on a seven-game winning streak that they hoped to continue."

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