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John is a Graduate Student studying Interdisciplinary Communications. He has been Sports Editor for three years. John is currently hosting and producing his own original program "Beyond The Arch." He's also Sports Anchor for TV-Marywood and is producing a feature on local football player Kyle Lasher. He loves to watch funny YouTube videos and enjoys music of all kinds; except for country music, never country music.

John Ferraro, Sports Editor

Dec 13, 2017
Athletic Director confirms Marywood’s departure from the Colonial States Athletic Conference (Story)
Dec 12, 2017
HEAD TO HEAD: Are Super Teams killing the NBA? (Story)
Dec 01, 2017
PACERS SPORTS REPORT: Both Pacers basketball teams fall to Gwynedd Mercy in doubleheader (Story)
Nov 17, 2017
PACERS SPORTS REPORT: Swimming splits with Cabrini; men’s basketball opens with victory (Story)
Nov 06, 2017
HEAD TO HEAD: Should sports channels cover political topics? (Story)
Nov 03, 2017
PACERS SPORTS REPORT: Volleyball falls to Notre Dame of Md. in CSAC playoffs (Story)
Oct 14, 2017
PACERS SPORTS REPORT: Volleyball wins three of four matches; men’s soccer rallies to victory over Cairn (Story)
Oct 04, 2017
PACERS SPORTS REPORT: Women’s soccer drops first CSAC game; field hockey falls in playoff rematch (Story)
Sep 27, 2017
PACER SPORTS REPORT: Field hockey loses a heartbreaker; women’s soccer continue winning-streak (Story)
Sep 25, 2017
Women’s soccer eyeing to repeat as conference champions (Story)
Sep 24, 2017
COMMENTARY: The Canelo-GGG Finish is a serious black-eye for boxing (Story)
Sep 20, 2017
PACER SPORTS REPORT: Women’s soccer begins CSAC play; field hockey hosts The U for Spirit Week (Story)
Sep 19, 2017
FEATURE: Nicholas Biondi’s emotional journey to the top of the conference (Story)
Sep 12, 2017
Marywood Athletics reveals new look with brand new logo, athletic identity (Story)
Sep 01, 2017
Marywood Athletics donates gear to Hurricane Harvey victims (Story)
Aug 29, 2017
Meet John Gulden, the new face of Marywood Rugby (Story)
May 31, 2017
ANALYSIS: NBA Finals Preview: Cavs v. Dubs, The Trilogy (Story/Photo)
May 10, 2017
Marywood adds rugby; hopes for new revenue, minimal cost (Story)
May 02, 2017
PACER SPORTS REPORT: Men’s lacrosse advances to CSAC final; softball to host playoffs (Story)
Apr 26, 2017
PACER SPORTS REPORT: Softball stretches impressive winning streak; Casto continues to dominate (Story)
Apr 20, 2017
PACER SPORTS REPORT: Casto’s career game; men’s tennis eliminated from playoff contention (Story)
Apr 09, 2017
Coach’s Playbook: Jason Thiel (Story)
Apr 07, 2017
Coach’s Playbook: Enrico Mastroianni (Story)
Apr 05, 2017
PACER SPORTS REPORT: Burke makes history; softball splits with Gwynedd Mercy (Story)
Mar 27, 2017
PACER SPORTS REPORT: Women’s lacrosse snaps streak; men’s tennis searches for first victory (Story)
Mar 10, 2017
PACER SPORTS REPORT: Women’s lacrosse fall to both Arcadia and Misericordia (Story)
Mar 05, 2017
PACER SPORTS REPORT: Women’s basketball loses in CSAC semis; lacrosse sweeps the weekend (Story)
Mar 03, 2017
Coach’s Playbook: Katie Tutak (Story/Video)
Feb 27, 2017
Coach’s Playbook: Tyler Perrelle (Story/Video)
Feb 21, 2017
PACER SPORTS REPORT: Women’s basketball clinches #1 seed; men’s lacrosse season opener (Story)
Feb 14, 2017
BREAKING: Marywood Athletics to add men’s and women’s rugby teams (Story)
Feb 07, 2017
COMMENTARY: Tom Brady is the greatest quarterback ever. Case closed. (Story)
Feb 07, 2017
COMMENTARY: Colin Kaepernick backs up National Anthem protest, but nobody is talking about it (Story)
Feb 03, 2017
SPORTS BRIEF: Both Marywood basketball teams cruise past struggling Clarks Summit University (Story)
Jan 30, 2017
COMMENTARY: Super Bowl LI Preview: Atlanta Falcons meet The Patriot Dynasty (Story/Video)
Jan 27, 2017
SPORTS BRIEF: Women’s basketball continues winning, Shroyer’s big night not enough for men’s team (Story)
Jan 16, 2017
SPORTS BRIEF: Marywood sweeps home double-header for first time this season (Story)
Jan 09, 2017
SPORTS BRIEF: Women’s basketball extends winning streak; Swartz notches career-high in men’s loss (Story)
Jan 05, 2017
COMMENTARY: NFL AFC Playoff Preview: Path to Super Bowl LI goes through Brady, Belichick, and Foxborough (Story)
Jan 05, 2017
COMMENTARY: NFL NFC Playoff Preview: The most competitive and unpredictable NFC postseason ever (Story)
Dec 21, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: Marywood basketball splits doubleheader (Story)
Dec 08, 2016
Women’s Basketball 2017 Preview: Getting back in the CSAC championship hunt (Story/Video)
Dec 05, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: Despite late comeback, men’s basketball falls to Cabrini University (Story)
Dec 04, 2016
Coach’s Playbook: Noah Beck (Story)
Dec 01, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: Marywood basketball teams swept by Centenary University in CSAC home opener (Story)
Nov 22, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: The University of Scranton swimming and diving beats Marywood on Senior Day (Story)
Nov 10, 2016
Marywood women’s soccer team wins the CSAC championship (Story)
Nov 07, 2016
Women’s cross country repeats as conference champions (Story)
Nov 05, 2016
Preview: #1 Marywood women’s soccer faces off against #3 Centenary for CSAC championship (Story)
Nov 02, 2016
PACER SPORTS REPORT: Women’s soccer clinches #1 seed, Driscoll notches 100th career win (Story)
Oct 31, 2016
Athlete Spotlight: Gabbie Bower (Story)
Oct 26, 2016
PACER SPORTS REPORT: Women’s soccer earns bye, Volleyball sweeps tri-match for playoff birth (Story)
Oct 25, 2016
COMMENTARY: NBA Preview: The King, The Youth, and The Super Team (Story)
Oct 18, 2016
PACER SPORTS REPORT: Women’s tennis clinches #2 seed, Noah Beck gets first win as head coach (Story)
Oct 11, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: Swimming falls to Misericordia University at home in season opener (Story)
Oct 11, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: Women’s soccer extends CSAC winning streak to six games (Story)
Oct 07, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: Marywood women’s soccer stays perfect in conference play (Story)
Oct 07, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: Cabrini snaps Marywood volleyball’s four-match winning streak (Story)
Oct 02, 2016
Marywood University Family Weekend Sports Recap (Story)
Sep 20, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: Volleyball sweeps first home tri-match of the season (Story)
Sep 17, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: Gwynedd Mercy tops Marywood in women’s tennis championship rematch (Story)
Sep 17, 2016
Volleyball hopes to get stronger for CSAC conference play and beyond (Story)
Sep 11, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: The Bombers prove too much for Marywood men’s soccer (Story)
Sep 11, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: The Pacers’ field hockey team wins third straight game (Story)
Sep 08, 2016
Marywood hires Noah Beck as new swimming and diving head coach (Story)
Sep 08, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: Ursinus College smothers Marywood volleyball in Pacers’ home opener (Story)
Sep 06, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: Women’s soccer falls to Lebanon Valley in home opener (Story)
Sep 05, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: Men’s soccer gets an unlikely boost to push past Wilkes University (Story)
Sep 04, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: Field hockey bounces back with victory over Elmira College (Story)
Sep 02, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: Women’s tennis starts the season strong with win over Clarks Summit (Story)
Sep 02, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: Men’s soccer falls to Arcadia University in season opener (Story)
Sep 01, 2016
COMMENTARY: Colin Kaepernick is a scapegoat after National Anthem protest (Story)
Aug 30, 2016
Men’s soccer looks to get over the CSAC championship hurdle with defensive skill (Story)
Aug 29, 2016
SPORTS BRIEF: Men’s basketball to hold first fundraiser of the year (Story)
Apr 18, 2016
NBA Playoff Preview: Spurs, And Warriors, And Cavs! Oh my! (Story)
Apr 11, 2016
Interview with Tara Macciocco: Expectations very high for next season (Story)
Mar 23, 2016
Marywood Head Baseball Coach Jerry Davis Resigns (Story)
Mar 23, 2016
Interview with Enrico Mastroianni: Better days to come for men’s basketball (Story)
Feb 22, 2016
Women’s basketball team set to make CSAC championship run (Story)
Feb 02, 2016
COMMENTARY: National Football League’s stance on domestic violence is a complete joke (Story)
Jan 28, 2016
Sports Talk: Pre-Super Bowl (Story)
Jan 24, 2016
Nets for Nets make a splash for malaria victims (Story)
Nov 15, 2015
Men’s Basketball Preview: New coach, new attitude (Story)
Nov 15, 2015
Women’s tennis coach receives CSAC Coach of the Year honors (Story)
Nov 15, 2015
Women’s Basketball Preview: Young but determined (Story)
Oct 18, 2015
Women’s tennis closing out another impressive season (Story)
Oct 18, 2015
10 Questions With an Athlete: Casey Peckio, Soccer (Story)
Sep 21, 2015
10 Questions with an Athlete: Cory Callejas, Basketball (Story)
Sep 21, 2015
Marywood hires Mastroianni as new head basketball coach (Story)
Sep 21, 2015
ESPN suspends Curt Schilling indefinitely after Twitter controversy (Story)
Apr 19, 2015
MLB: Pete Rose scandal surfaces as new commissioner enters office (Story)
Apr 19, 2015
Pacer baseball makes history, Sweeps Gwynedd Mercy for the first time (Story)
Apr 01, 2015
Intramural basketball season to begin at Marywood (Story)
Mar 22, 2015
Baseball Preview: How far can this Pacer team go? (Story)