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Football dominated Edinboro

B.J. Boyer, Sports Editor

September 17, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Scoring 63 points in a game is something West Chester University attendees have grown accustomed to seeing from the Golden Rams’ basketball team, but the roles reversed on Saturday afternoon as WCU’s football team (2-1) treated the 4,567 fans that filed into John A. Farrell Stadium to a high scoring...

Pro talk: NFL’s Florida teams dealing with Irma aftermath

Drew Mattiola, Staff Writer

September 17, 2017


Filed under Pro Talk, Sports

It was unusual to see two professional football teams inactive with a week off on Sept. 10, 2017 while the rest of the NFL’s 30 teams squared off against their respective opposition for Sunday kickoff. Members of the Miami Dolphins and Tampa Bay Buccaneers watched opposing clubs perform from afar...

Field hockey enjoying early season success

Jordan Zimmerman, Special to the Quad

September 17, 2017


Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

West Chester women’s field hockey team, who went 13-7 last year is back and off to a strong start. West Chester is ranked No. 3 in PSAC and No.7 in the NFHCA Division II Coaches Poll. The team’s home opener on Friday, Sept. 1 was nothing but an explosive beginning to their season. Scoring within...

Hot seat: Golden Rams free safety Jarey Elder

Juche Jackson, Special to the Quad

September 17, 2017


Filed under Sports

West Chester Football free safety Jarey Elder is this week’s guest on the Hot Seat. Jarey is a junior and starts at Free Safety for the Golden Rams. He is a Lehigh Valley product from Parkland, Pa. and wears number seven. This is Elder’s third year with the team and first year as a starter in...

Football at .500 after two games

B.J. Boyer, Sports Editor

September 10, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

No. 25 ranked West Chester University (1-1, 0-0 PSAC) kicked off their season inside of John A. Farrell Stadium on Thursday, Sept. 7 with a 51-9 route of Bentley University (1-1), led by quarterback Paul Dooley, who went 12-15 for 183 yards and three touchdowns in the victory. WCU put on a show for...

Pro talk: welcome back NFL football

Ferris Berlin, Staff Writer

September 10, 2017


Filed under Pro Talk, Sports

Are you ready for some football? Football is back ladies and gentlemen, and I think I speak for all of us when I say, it is about time! It has been a crazy off-season full of roster moves, shocking draft picks and suspensions. Now it is time to see if it all paid off: all the trades, signings and hard...

Mayweather vs. McGregor lived up to the hype

Andrew Heller, Staff Writer

September 10, 2017


Filed under Sports, Uncategorized

On Aug. 26., Floyd Mayweather, the undefeated and five-time World Boxing Champion, defeated Conor McGregor, UFC Lightweight Champion, by a technical knockout in the 10th round during one of the most anticipated fights of all time. The event, informally dubbed by many as “The Money Fight,” was watched...

Hot seat: Pablo Delis on WCU’s first ever student/faculty soccer game

B.J. Boyer, Sports Editor

September 10, 2017


Filed under Sports

Who doesn’t want to see members of the student body and professors duke it out for supremacy on the pitch? Well, that’s exactly what will be happening on Friday, Sept. 15, as West Chester University will be hosting it’s first annual Student vs. Faculty Soccer Game at Rockwell Turf Fields at 4:30...

WCU Baseball National Championship Event

WCU Baseball National Championship Event

Alex Harrer, Quad Mobile Journalist

June 8, 2017


Filed under Baseball, Mobile Journalism, Showcase, Sports, Top Stories, Video

Here's Alex Harrer covering baseball's return to campus after winning the NCAA Div. II National Championship

Pro talk: 2017 NFL Draft energizes Philadelphia

Dakota Schlater, Practicum Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

Three days, seven rounds, 253 players selected. One fantastic National Football League Draft. It’s the first time the city has hosted the draft since the original nearly eighty years ago. Philadelphia, you should be proud of yourselves. You represented it in the best way possible. Showing how energetic...

Health: preparing for finals

Alecia Sexton, Staff Writer

May 1, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Sports

We all know what it’s like to have brain fog. Whether it’s because you didn’t get enough sleep, haven’t eaten or just aren’t feeling yourself. It’s normal. But with finals quickly approaching and scholastic demands as high as ever, the last thing we need is that fog impeding our study time...

Nutrition: food insecurity

Liz Whelan, Special to the Quad

May 1, 2017


Filed under Lifestyle, Sports

Has there ever been a time when you ran out of meals in the middle of the week? Or you had to pick either buying a textbook or buying this week’s groceries? These are signs of food insecurity and research shows that 48 percent of college students across the country experience the same kind of struggle—college...

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