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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...

Hot seat: Jackson Hyland

B.J. Boyer, Sports Editor

November 12, 2017


Filed under Sports

West Chester University Men’s Basketball opened up their season with a 82-69 victory over Wesley College, led by this week’s Hot Seat subject Jackson Hyland. Hyland finished the win with 24 points and eight rebounds in 36 minutes of work, building on his strong close to last season, one in which...

Volleyball ends season with pair of road wins

Tyler Grace, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

West Chester took on Slippery Rock last Saturday, basically traveling across the whole state of Pennsylvania for this PSAC matchup. WCU took this one in dominating fashion in a sweep (25-16, 26-24, 25-17) with Slippery Rock only providing resistance in the second set. West Chester finished the match...

Field hockey wins PSAC Championship game

Jordan Zimmerman, Staff Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

After upsetting the number one ranked team, West Chester’s Rams advanced to the PSAC Championship game against East Stroudsburg. The West Chester Rams previously faced the ESU Warriors and were defeated 2-0. The two teams faced one another again on Sunday afternoon to compete for the PSAC trophy....

Pro talk: Sixers’ role players have been key

Eric Rose, Practicum Writer

November 12, 2017


Filed under Pro Talk, Sports

The Philadelphia 76ers and their early season success is largely being credited to the team’s two budding superstars, Joel Embiid and Ben Simmons. While that’s fair, seeing how dominant they have looked as one of the league’s newest elite duos, there are a lot of other Sixers who have played a...

Quad Sports Minute 11/8/17

Quad Sports Minute 11/8/17

William Boyer, Quad Mobile Journalist

November 8, 2017


Filed under Basketball, Field Hockey, Football, Mobile Journalism, Showcase, Soccer, Sports, Video, Volleyball

Here's William with this week's sports minute!

Football headed to PSAC title game

B.J. Boyer, Sports Editor

November 5, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

West Chester University Football (8-2, 6-1 PSAC) claimed the PSAC East with a 27-24 win over Millersville, and now the Golden Rams will square off against IUP next Saturday in the PSAC Championship game here at WCU. This is WCU’s second PSAC East title in three years. West Chester was led by...

Men’s and women’s soccer eyeing NCAA tournament

Max Randolph, Asst. Sports Editor

November 5, 2017


Filed under Soccer, Sports

With the conclusion of the PSAC Soccer Tournaments this weekend taking place at Rockwell Field in West Chester, both the Men’s and Women’s sides unfortunately fell short of their conference title hopes. The top-ranked Golden Rams Women’s team (16-3-1) were able to advance to the title game where...

Pro talk: Stephen Curry’s toughness is overlooked

B.J. Boyer, Sports Editor

November 5, 2017


Filed under Pro Talk, Sports

Golden State Warriors guard, Stephen Curry, has been donned the “Baby-Faced Assassin,” due to the discrepancy between his killer on-court mentality and his boyish looks, but there’s nothing babyish about the two-time NBA champion’s game. Curry’s sweet-shooting stroke and slick handles garner...

Field hockey appears in PSAC championship game

Jordan Zimmerman, Staff Writer

November 5, 2017


Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

With a 1-0 victory over the Bloomsburg Huskies on Tuesday afternoon, the West Chester Rams advanced to the PSAC tournament semifinals. The Rams and Huskies met on Vonnie Gross Field at 4 p.m. on Tuesday afternoon to battle for their spot in the semifinal bracket. Ram’s sophomore Caitlin Kelly...

Volleyball victorious on Senior Day

B.J. Boyer, Sports Editor

November 5, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

West Chester University Volleyball went 1-1 over the weekend, bringing their record to 21-7 (10-6 PSAC) with two games left on the season. Gannon University (23-5, 12-3 PSAC) marched into the Sturzebecker Health Science Center on Friday evening and defeated the Golden Rams 3-1 in a conference crossover...

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