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Cabrini dominates against Penn State Brandywine

The Cabrini women’s soccer team managed to win their highest scoring game this season against Penn State Brandywine on Saturday, Sept. 15. The score was 6-1 and this makes their overall record this season 3-2. Although Penn State did get the first goal in the game, they weren’t able to keep up with Cabrini. That […]

Sep 11, 2016; Philadelphia, PA, USA; Philadelphia Eagles quarterback Carson Wentz (11) is tackled by Cleveland Browns linebacker Nate Orchard (44) after throwing the ball during the second quarter at Lincoln Financial Field. Mandatory Credit: Bill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports

Fly Eagles fly or cry Eagles cry: Is it time to panic in Philadelphia?

The Philadelphia Eagles are coming off of their first Super Bowl title, defeating the New England Patriots, 41-33, in Super Bowl LII. Finally, after 57 years, Philadelphia is a city of Super Bowl champions. Despite the Super Bowl win, reality has set in, and life goes on. The Eagles may have won their first championship, […]

Full-time students, part-time athletes

Cabrini University is a welcoming school that encourages their students to get involved around its campus. Intramural sports and recreational activities are a great way to get involved and meet new people while participating in sports you enjoy playing. Intramural sports are a great way to meet new people in your building, or grab a […]

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Sports gambling legalization can prove to be a dangerous bet for athletes

Editor’s note: The U.S. Supreme Court on May 14, 2018, issued a ruling that potentially makes commercial sports betting possible. “The Supreme Court on Monday struck down a federal law that effectively banned commercial sports betting in most states, boosting the prospect of such gambling across the nation.”   There is a strong possibility that […]

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NFL player faces DUI; athlete misconduct sparks debate

On Feb. 26, New York Jets linebacker Dylan Donahue was arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, or DWI, for driving the wrong way in the Lincoln Tunnel and crashing into a bus injuring 15 people in the process. In addition, ESPN reported on Monday, March 19, that Donahue is facing a driving under influence, or […]

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Student transfers to find lost love in her sport

Many situations can teach one how important it is to work hard.  Reflecting on this, Taylor Dimmerling, a freshman at Cabrini University studying exercise science, said, “Not everything is easily given. It has no value that way. You have to work hard for what you want.” Dimmerling, from Reading, Pa., is a recent transfer from Temple […]

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Lacrosse seniors look to clench final CSAC championship

As the year comes to a close, seniors feel an urge to make sure they end the activities they’re involved in on a high note. This is especially the case for athletes who will be participating in the Colonial States Athletic Conference for the last time. On April 28, 2018, the Cabrini men’s lacrosse team will participate in […]

Cabrini athletics leaves an impact on seniors

Every athlete wants to  leave their mark on the foundation of their team for years to come. Throughout Cabrini’s history, there is a rich history of successful athletes and teams. When athletes play at Cabrini, there is a sense of pride on each team. There is a different mentality when you throw on the Cavalier […]

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Cabrini men’s golf team head into the new season

The Cabrini men’s golf team has been very successful the past few seasons. The Cavaliers are the reigning CSAC champions. The team’s roster has plenty of experience from the past few seasons. The Cavaliers are coached by Tana Thomas with assistant coaches Ginny Bullock and Joseph Myers. Coach Thomas was named head coach in June in […]

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Slugger takes a chance on Cabrini University

Baseball is more than a game to its players. Dylan Butler is no exception. Butler, coming from the West Coast— Washington, to be exact— knew he wanted to explore a new opportunity, bringing his favorite sport with him. “I thank myself constantly for making that decision because it has exposed me to family and friends that have […]

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NASCAR tries to go green to lessen impact on environment

When people think of NASCAR, many people imagine cars flying at speeds of 180 miles per hour. Spectators of the sport often do not think about how the cars could be hurting the environment. There has been an ongoing debate if NASCAR is truly bad for the environment. In one racing weekend, the race cars […]

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Artificial turf enhances playability for Cabrini baseball

Artificial turf and real grass have recently been debated about for athletic fields. On one hand, natural grass and dirt feel pure and authentic whereas artificial turf is cheaper to maintain and isn’t affected by the weather as much as real grass. This was what led to turning the Cabrini-Carroll Field into an artificial turf. Built […]

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Taking him out of the game: A minor setback for a major comeback

In 2016, Cabrini University announced it was adding a baseball team to the athletic department. This news was especially exciting for incoming freshmen who were recruited to make history at Cabrini by being a part of the new baseball team’s first season. The team was assembled and vigorously worked together to bond and practice as […]

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ wide receiver never gave up on his goal

If a person puts their mind to something they want to do in life, time will pay off. It does not  matter how much time that person puts in, it is all about dedication, motivation and support from family and friends. Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Christopher Godwin is an example of an individual who stuck with his passion […]

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Cabrini football team not in the budget

Looking at nearby universities such Kutztown, Villanova and Rutgers, you see that they have football teams; however, when you come to Cabrini, you see that we do not have a football team. According to the National Football Foundation, over 750 colleges and universities now have a football team. Since 2008, the National Collegiate Athletic Association has […]

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Sports Source: Eagles looking ahead to future

The 2017 Philadelphia Eagles have celebrated their first ever Super Bowl win and now they need to look forward to next season. Backup quarterback Nick Foles stepped up big time after Carson Wentz got injured. Even after carrying the Eagles to their first Super Bowl championship and winning Super Bowl MVP, he understands that this […]

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Upcoming tournament unites eSports, NHL gaming communities

There has been much speculation and debate about a certain agreement for months; however, on Friday, March 9, ESPN announced that the National Hockey League and eSports would be teaming up to create a 2018 NHL Gaming Championship that will be available to gamers on Playstation 4 and Xbox One consoles. This gaming tournament is meant to […]

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Double dribbling towards his future

Mike Doyle, shooting guard for Cabrini University’s men’s basketball team, is playing in his junior year for Cabrini University. He has been playing for his dad ever since he was a little kid, 16 years to be exact. He has one wish before he leaves in two years: to win a CSAC championship and the […]

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Torn between two sports

Choosing one sport over another is a challenge young athletes are often faced with during their careers. But, sometimes the decision to gravitate from one sport to another is natural and rewarding. Torn between two sports, Xavier Rodner is a 10-year-old athlete who gave up track and field to pursue his love for gymnastics. He […]

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Curling: an old sport gains interest

Those who watched the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea may have seen coverage of a game that looks as though it revolves around people sliding large rocks across the ice. This is the sport of curling. Curling is one of the oldest team sports. It began in Scotland in the 1500s. It was introduced […]

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Tailgating popular among football fans, concert goers

For decades, friends and family would gather together, throw some burgers and hotdogs on the grill, pour a cup of beer and enjoy themselves before their beloved football team would take the field. Tailgating for NFL Sunday is considered one of the most American things a sports fan can do. In the social media world […]

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Villanova renews its title as NCAA champions

The Wildcats are once again on top of the college basketball world. The Villanova University’s Wildcats earned the title as national champions in the March Madness NCAA championship on April 2 for the second time in three years. Ending the first half 37-28 Villanova, the Michigan Wolverines were close behind, staying strong.  Fans were all ready and set to […]

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Men’s lacrosse defeats Ohio Wesleyan 9-8

On Wednesday, March 14, at 4 p.m., the Cabrini men’s lacrosse team defeated Ohio Wesleyan University. With the win, the Cavaliers pushed themselves to 5-0 record on the season. Cabrini and Ohio Wesleyan met up for a nationally ranked matchup. The Cavs were ranked #5 at the time, while the Battling Bishops stood at #15.  Despite […]

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Cabrini men’s basketball senior joins 1,000-point club

Have you ever wanted something? Have you wanted it so much that you committed thousands of hours worth of practice to achieve that goal?  Deryl Bagwell, senior communication major and captain of the Cabrini University men’s basketball team, has done just that.  “I’ve been playing basketball since I was in second grade,” Bagwell said. “My grandma and dad got me involved in basketball […]