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Coach’s Playbook: Tyler Perrelle

Coach’s Playbook: Tyler Perrelle

John Ferraro, Sports Editor
February 27
Filed under A Top Stories, Coach's Playbook, Featured Multimedia, Sports

Entering his third season as men’s lacrosse coach, Tyler Perrelle has one goal in mind: to get back to the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC) playoffs. When Perrelle took over the team for the 2015 season, he inherited a program that saw success throughout the years, making the playoffs...

PACER SPORTS REPORT: Women’s basketball clinches #1 seed; men’s lacrosse season opener

PACER SPORTS REPORT: Women’s basketball clinches #1 seed; men’s lacrosse season opener

John Ferraro and Nick Marotta
February 21
Filed under A Top Stories, Baseball, Men's Basketball, Men's Lacrosse, Sports, Sports Center Carousel, Women's Basketball, Women's Lacrosse

The women’s basketball team clinches the #1 seed in the playoffs, the men’s team’s season ends and men’s lacrosse officially begins. See how it all played out this past week. Wednesday, Feb. 15 Women’s Basketball Marywood University: 70 Cedar Crest College: 46 In the first game of last W...

COMMENTARY: Australian Open showcased the best in tennis

COMMENTARY: Australian Open showcased the best in tennis

Jessica Bonacci, News Editor
February 16
Filed under Sports, Sports Commetary

This year’s Australian Open was one that will be remembered for its all-star matchups and surprising results. The women’s singles final was a battle of the Williams sisters, Serena and Venus. Serena Williams, after losing her world number one spot to Angelique Kerber following Kerber’s U.S....

BREAKING: Marywood Athletics to add men’s and women’s rugby teams

BREAKING: Marywood Athletics to add men’s and women’s rugby teams

John Ferraro, Sports Editor
February 14
Filed under A Top Stories, Sports

It’s official. Marywood University will introduce a competitive rugby program starting in the 2018 to 2019 academic year. According to an article on marywoodpacers.com, a “nationwide search to hire a full-time rugby coach will commence immediately.” The hope is that a coach will be hired...

COMMENTARY: Fandom in sports is a very complex concept

COMMENTARY: Fandom in sports is a very complex concept

Nick Marotta, Asst. Sports Editor
February 13
Filed under Sports, Sports Commetary

It has been about a month since the former San Diego Chargers announced their move to Los Angeles. Since the team left, and even before the move was made official, many supporters of the team showed their disappointment. According to New York Daily News, fans were dumping team jerseys in front of the Chargers’ stadium. Some fans went as far as burning the t...

COMMENTARY: Tom Brady is the greatest quarterback ever. Case closed.

COMMENTARY: Tom Brady is the greatest quarterback ever. Case closed.

John Ferraro, Sports Editor
February 7
Filed under A Top Stories, Sports

When you can put Super Bowl rings on all four fingers and your thumb, you must have done something right. Tom Brady was the 199th pick in the sixth round of the 2000 NFL Draft. This past weekend, he won his fifth Super Bowl. In the greatest comeback in Super Bowl history, the Patriots battled back...

COMMENTARY: Colin Kaepernick backs up National Anthem protest, but nobody is talking about it

COMMENTARY: Colin Kaepernick backs up National Anthem protest, but nobody is talking about it

John Ferraro, Sports Editor
February 7
Filed under Sports, Sports Commetary

When Colin Kaepernick sat out the National Anthem, the media and hundreds of thousands of Americans pounced on social media. In a storm of hatred and aggressive nationalistic outrage, Kaepernick was demonized for his act. Many on social media and national media outlets alike called on the San Francisco 49...

SPORTS BRIEF: Both Marywood basketball teams cruise past struggling Clarks Summit University

SPORTS BRIEF: Both Marywood basketball teams cruise past struggling Clarks Summit University

John Ferraro, Sports Editor
February 3
Filed under A Top Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Marywood University: 83 Clarks Summit University: 31 The women’s team came close to making history in the first game of the doubleheader. Their 52-point margin of victory was the fourth largest in program history, according to marywoodpacers.com. Marywood fell behind early to the winless Defenders,...

COMMENTARY: Super Bowl LI Preview: Atlanta Falcons meet The Patriot Dynasty

COMMENTARY: Super Bowl LI Preview: Atlanta Falcons meet The Patriot Dynasty

John Ferraro, Sports Editor
January 30
Filed under A Top Stories, Featured Multimedia, Sports, Sports Commetary

THE GAME: Houston, TX NRG Stadium 6:30 p.m. ET, Sunday, Feb. 5 #1 New England Patriots vs. #2 Atlanta Falcons  SUPER BOWL HISTORY: The Atlanta Falcons made it to only one Super Bowl, a 15 point loss to a John Elway-led Denver Bronco team. This 2016 team looks to capture its first Lombardi Troph...

SPORTS BRIEF: Women’s basketball continues winning, Shroyer’s big night not enough for men’s team

SPORTS BRIEF: Women’s basketball continues winning, Shroyer’s big night not enough for men’s team

John Ferraro, Sports Editor
January 27
Filed under A Top Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Brief, Sports Center Carousel, Women's Basketball

Marywood University: 51 Gwynedd Mercy University: 43 The women’s basketball team continued its winning streak against the Griffins on Wednesday night. With the victory, the Pacers improve to 8-1 in the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC). Both teams battled closely throughout the game. Accord...

SPORTS BRIEF: Marywood sweeps home double-header for first time this season

SPORTS BRIEF: Marywood sweeps home double-header for first time this season

John Ferraro, Sports Editor
January 16
Filed under A Top Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Center Carousel, Women's Basketball

Marywood University: 72  Cairn University: 41 The Marywood women began the afternoon with a dominating performance over a struggling Cairn team that fell to 1-5 in the Colonial States Athletic Conference (CSAC). The Pacers started out hot, going on a 19-2 run to start the game. According to marywoodpacers.com, Cairn ...

SPORTS BRIEF: Women’s basketball extends winning streak; Swartz notches career-high in men’s loss

SPORTS BRIEF: Women’s basketball extends winning streak; Swartz notches career-high in men’s loss

John Ferraro, Sports Editor
January 9
Filed under A Top Stories, Men's Basketball, Sports, Sports Brief, Sports Center Carousel

The Marywood basketball program split another doubleheader on Saturday as both teams hosted the Immaculata Mighty Macs at the Insalaco Arena. Marywood University: 78 Immaculata University: 54 The women’s team extended its winning streak to three games on Saturday on the back of a 15-point outburst at the end of the first half. The Pacers were down 20-17 as Immaculata’s Tess Kieffer hit two free throws. Marywood junior guard Catie Nealon got to the f...