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Dive into Spring Intramurals

by Jessica Giordano assistant a&e editor If high-pressure competition is not your idea of fun, then maybe intramural sports is the activity for you. Intramural athletics at Cabrini allows students to play against their fellow classmates and friends in a more laid-back atmosphere than traditional college sports. The spring intramural season is under way, and […]

Ravens Come Out on Top against Giants

Ravens Come Out on Top against Giants

by Jill Hindman by Jill Hindman assistant features editor Tampa, FL, was the place to be this past weekend. As the Budweiser Blimp floated over Raymond James Stadium, the host to Super Bowl XXXV, it had the perfect bird’s-eye view of the battle between the Baltimore Ravens and the New York Giants. The Giant’s uniforms […]

Seniors saying goodbye to soccer

Senior Arthur Kelly will be heading back to Hampton, Va. after graduation. This business administration major had played soccer for four years. Kelly has had to miss several games, however, due to a collapsed lung. “Even though I had to miss games due to my health playing soccer, Cabrini has been an amazing experience,” Kelly […]

Seniors running into the future

Seniors running into the future

Jill Hindman These two cross country runners wanted to be interviewed together. Chris Nielson pictured above, and Ricky Romyn pictured below right. It is time for the cross-country seniors to take their last run around campus. They have endured long practices, completed crazy courses and long weekends of away meets. However, not only have they […]

Seniors end four years of athletic excellence

Seniors end four years of athletic excellence

Lori Gibbons has played tennis for Cabrini for four years and has been captain of the team for two. One of the greatest benefits of playing tennis for Lori has been the relationships she has made with other team members. A few of the things that Lori will miss at the end of these four […]

Fall Athletes turn in their uniforms for the real world

“After playing offense for over ten years, switching to defender was a big transition for me. However, I adapted well and was able to also play midfield,” senior Heather Stinger reflected about her final field hockey season. Before each game began, she would look forward to her parents arriving early to watch the team warm […]

Fourth PAC victory for men's cross country

Fourth PAC victory for men’s cross country

by Meghan Merkel features editor Twice is nice. Now double that. Cabrini’s own male cross-country team grasped the PAC championship title for the fourth consecutive year. It wasn’t easy. Injuries threw an obstacle on the road to the gold. Season setbacks were felt team-wide: senior co-captain Jason Bull suffered from achilles tendonitis which prevented him […]

Small cross country team does big things

Small cross country team does big things

Mike Repice by Jessica Snow The Pennsylvania Athletic League “We did really well, a lot of teams had a lot more girls than us. Some teams had up to 20 runners. We did it with much less,” senior Celena Blasucci said. Blasucci and the women’s cross country team of six runners came in third at […]

Water aerobics class is a splash

Water aerobics class is a splash

Amy Gassen by Amy Gassen assistant sports editor Crystal clear waters warmed to an average temperature of 84 degrees greet the bare feet of swimmers who creep into the pool located in the Dixon Center. Allowing room for six lap lanes, the pool is frequently left open for swimmers to participate in activities other than […]

Fall seasons end, cross country champions

by Amy Gassen assistant sports editor On Saturday, Nov. 11, the cross-country team took their running shoes to compete in regionals at Dickinson University. T.J. Brisk, a freshman, placed 92nd out of over 300 runners. Jason Bull, a senior, also placed well while nursing a running injury. Lauren Dean placed fifth overall and third individually. […]

Intramural basketball

by Gabrielle Beltran staff writer The first intramural 5-5 basketball game took place last Wednesday, from 8-10 p.m. About thirty people came to play ball. The two teams that dominated were the Black Hawks and the Half-baked team. The intramural representatives that are in charge of the league are freshman Xavier Residents Kenny Thompson and […]

Close playoff race confuses NFL season

by Michael A Kazanjian assistant a&e editor With week 12 approaching in the NFL the playoff picture is becoming clearer and clearer. This season has held a few surprises and with so many top rank teams it’s almost impossible to guess who’ll be battling it out in this year’s Super Bowl. Both the AFC and […]

Women’s soccer:

by Lauren Norton staff writer The women’s soccer team had many ups and downs this season. Last Wednesday, Oct. 25, the women lost to Beaver College with a score of 1-0, which finished their season. “We just should have wanted it more,” Jessica Storck, a junior, said. The women agreed that they played individually, rather […]

Trying season not a waste for tennis

by Tracy Timson assistant copy editor Cabrini’s tennis team finished fourth in the conference this year behind Marywood University, Beaver College, and closely behind Wesley College. The season ended with a 9-8 record. Reggie Day, the team’s coach for the past 13 years, was very pleased with the season. Day said that this season was […]

Cross Country Cavs have high hopes for week

by Julia Marie Teti assistant perspectives editor The cross country team had a meet at Gwynedd Mercy with others schools from the Pennsylvania Athletic Conference this past Saturday. The men and women both hoped to place well as a team since their focus is on the PAC. Currently, the team has a lot of people […]

Intramural Volleyball kicked off in Dixon Center

by Gabrielle Beltran staff writer Intramural coed volleyball kicked off at 3:00p.m. in the Dixon Center Gymnasium this past Sunday. A group of fifteen people came to play, and three games were completed until the closing of the Dixon Center. “Come out and play because it’s fun”, Desiree LeMoine said, when asked her if she […]

Field hockey team loses championship game

Field hockey team loses championship game

Brian O’Connell The women’s field hockey team made it to the PAC championship after defeating Wesley College 3-1 Wednesday, Oct. 25 in the semifinals. The Lady Cavs ended their season with a loss against Eastern College for the title. During the championship game, Cabrini was trailing 1-0 by the end of the first half. With […]

Music, Madness in Dixon Gym

Music, Madness in Dixon Gym

Jessica Snow by Jessica Snow The lights were bright, the volume of the music comfortable and the events were fun. This year’s Midnight Madness celebration was very different from those of the past, and far superior. The sides of the Dixon Center gym were lined with concessions, raffle ticket-hockers and various other tables. Cabrini’s radio […]

Overtime success for Cabrini field hockey

by Georgiana Rushworth staff writer The field hockey team played in the semifinals this past Saturday, beating Gwynedd-Mercy College 4-3 in overtime. The Lady Cavaliers were losing 3-0 at half time and needed a pep talk from their head coach Jackie Neary. “You are better than Gwynedd-Mercy and you can do it,” Neary said, giving […]

Last week’s results for Cabrini sports

by Jessica Snow sports editor Men’s Soccer The men’s soccer team came out on top last week after a shaky start. The team lost an away game to Franklin and Marshall College 3-2 on Wednesday, Oct. 11. Cabrini’s goals was scored by senior Michael Braun and first-year student Kevin Silberstein. At home against Wesley College […]

Cabrini Fall Classic tough for Lady Cavs

by Jessica Snow sports editor The volleyball team suffered great losses at their own tournament last weekend. The Cabrini Fall Classic, held on Saturday in the Dixon Center Gym, proved to be a learning experience for the Lady Cavs who met stiff competition in Philadelphia Bible College, Kings College and Marywood University. The first two […]

Fall softball season ends for anxious Cavs

by Meghan Merkel features editor The Lady Cavalier softball team concluded its fall season this past weekend at the Villanova tournament. The Lady Cavs fell to Villanova University twice with a score of 4-0. Prior to Saturday they defeated Villanova twice in the past two years. “Considering we had two weeks off before the tournament, […]