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Fantasy week 9: start ‘em, sit ‘em

Eric Rose, Practicum Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

It’s week nine in the NFL and some teams are just getting started, some are finally starting to hit their stride, and some are spiraling out of control. Now that we’re hitting the midway point of the year, we can start to find out who is the real deal and who has been nothing short of a bust. With...

Carson Wentz is the MVP

Eric Rose, Practicum Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Sports

In a league with Tom Brady, Aaron Rodgers, Drew Brees and reigning MVP Matt Ryan, who would have ever thought that the front-runner for this year’s MVP award would be a second-year quarterback who played Division I-AA college football in North Dakota? In professional sports, there is a phenomenon...

Volleyball grabs pair of PSAC wins

Tyler Grace, Special to the Quad

October 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After getting swept in three sets by Shippensburg University, West Chester took on Kutztown University at home in the friendly confines of Sturzebecker Health Science Center. WCU took the win in this one as they won in four sets (25-18, 10-25, 17-25, 19-25) against a struggling Kutztown team that possesses...

Field hockey goes on the road for two wins

Jordan Zimmerman, Staff Writer

October 30, 2017


Filed under Field Hockey, Sports

With victories over Bloomsburg and Indiana University of Pennsylvania (IUP), West Chester field hockey team added two road wins to their record this week. Traveling to the 9-8 Bloomsburg Huskies, the Rams hoped to add another win to their season. With the 3-1 victory, the Rams will be sent into the...

Football routs Cheyney, eyes homecoming

B.J. Boyer, Sports Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

With homecoming on the horizon, West Chester’s road showdown with Cheyney University (1-7, 4-1 PSAC) could’ve been a trap game as the team looked forward to what will presumably be their most celebratory home game of the season and all the festivities that precede it, but the Golden Rams (6-2, 4-1...

Fantasy week 8: start ‘em, sit ‘em

October 24, 2017


Filed under Sports

We’re looking at a beatdown in the Big Apple, a Viking ambush in Cleveland and a shutout in South Philly. It’s not worldwide chaos; it’s just week eight of the NFL. However, with conference matchups, first time starters and an unpredictable former Super Bowl contender in the Falcons who knows what...

Pro talk: Packers look to regroup after Rodgers injury

Drew Mattiola, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under Pro Talk, Sports

The Green Bay Packers witnessed the apocalypse last Sunday at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. After a thrilling performance in which quarterback Aaron Rodgers rallied the team from a 15-point deficit trailing 21-3 against the Dallas Cowboys throwing a 12-yard touchdown pass to Davante Adams with 11...

Volleyball splits against PSAC foes

Tyler Grace, Special to the Quad

October 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Volleyball

After back-to-back wins against Cheyney University, WCU was visited by Millersville University and pulled out a hard-fought victory in 4 sets (22-25, 23-25, 25-16, 22-25). A strong team hitting percentage of .341 in the second set may have proved to be a turning point as this put West Chester up two...

Field hockey sees win streak end

Jordan Zimmerman, Staff Writer

October 22, 2017


Filed under Field Hockey, Sports, Uncategorized

Heading back on the road this week the Rams faced No. 2 ESU Tuesday afternoon at Whitenight Field. With a 2-0 shut out, the ESU Warriors were able to end the West Chester Rams three game winning streak. For the Rams, this was only the second time they have been shutout. With the loss the Rams drop down...

Hot seat: Brett Glasco

B.J. Boyer, Sports Editor

October 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

West Chester University Men’s Soccer team is on pace to have it’s best record since 2013, a season in which they went 13-4-2, including 9-1-1 in the PSAC. This current edition of the Golden Rams’ soccer team is currently 12-2-1, 10-0 in conference and ranked No. 12 in the nation. For this week’s...

Football in four-way PSAC tie

B.J. Boyer, Sports Editor

October 15, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

West Chester University Football (5-2, 3-1 PSAC) fell to Bloomsburg University (5-2, 3-1 PSAC) by a single point inside of John A. Farrell Stadium on a brisk Saturday afternoon, as the Huskies successfully snapped the Golden Rams’ season-long four-game win streak. With the loss, there is now a four-way...

Fantasy week 7: start ’em, sit ’em

Eric Rose, Practicum Writer

October 15, 2017


Filed under Sports

Good news: there are only two bye weeks to worry about this week—Houston and Detroit. Bad news: you probably need a replacement for the likes of Deshaun Watson, let me help you with that. Statistics provided are using 0.5 PPR settings. Start ‘em: QB Alex Smith: The perennially disrespected Alex Smith is...

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