Wednesday, April 14, 2021

James Queally

Saving grace: Clarke shutouts extend season

The women's soccer team proved they were worthy of their at-large bid to the NCAA Division III tournament, using excellent defensive play and a series of crucial late scores to down a pair of opponents over the weekend and advance to the round of sixteen. Junior goalkeeper Jessica Clarke snared 14 saves over the two games, putting her team in position to capitalize on her stellar play.

Lions zap Lightning in Williams’ debut

Despite all the buzz surrounding new head coach Kelly Williams, it was another former Mercer County Community College attendee who propelled the men's basketball team to victory Saturday. Falling in line with Kelly's aggressive new-look offense, speedy junior point guard Eric Blackmon-Hayes took full advantage of his debut as a Lions starter, converting a three-point play with seconds left to lift the Lions over the visiting Lehman College Lightning, 65-59.

Loss leaves Lions down, but not out

The torch has been passed. Searching for a fourth straight New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) title, the Lions ran into a roadblock in Glassboro, N.J., Nov. 5 as eventual tournament winner Rowan University dropped the Lions 2-1. The crushing loss ended the Lions' streak of three conference tournament wins, but the team still earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Division III tournament, which will kick off this weekend.

Halloween shooting spooks students

No arrests have been made in the botched robbery that led to gunfire in Lot 4 early Saturday morning, leaving one victim hospitalized at Helene Fuld Medical Center in Trenton. The victim, who was not a student, was shot twice in the leg by a 9 mm handgun at approximately 12:30 a.

Suspect ID’d in auto thefts

Campus Police are looking for a male wanted for questioning in connection with the semester-long crime spree that has seen seven cars vanish from the school's largest parking deck. The suspect, a 20- to 22-year-old male, was spotted driving a stolen blue-green Honda from Lot 6 on Oct.

Running the show: Lions wreck NJAC foes

Paced by clutch performances from their top harriers, the men's and women's cross country teams maintained their stranglehold over the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) Friday, winning the 2008 NJAC Championship meets at Richard Stockton College in dominating fashion.

Lions set for semifinal showdown with Rowan

The women's soccer team woke from its late-season slumber at just the right time, roaring to life in a pair of shutout victories that propelled the Lions into the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) tournament semifinals. After blanking the University of Rutgers-Newark Scarlet Raiders 4-0 on Oct 29 to lock up the third seed in the conference tourney, the Lions opened their playoff schedule by running over the William Paterson University (WPU) Pioneers 4-0 to advance to last night's second-round tilt with Rowan University.

Police increase patrols, thefts continue in Lot 6

Seven seems to be an unlucky number for students parking their cars in Lot 6. Since August 19, seven vehicles have gone missing from the campus' largest parking deck, baffling police and administrators, and leaving frustrated students wondering where their vehicles have gone.

Double the dual meets, double the fun

Talk about making a splash. The men's and women's swimming and diving teams made the most of their opening weekend at the Aquatic Center, rolling over the Montclair State University Red Hawks and Stevens Institute of Technology Ducks in dual-meet action.

38-game streak snapped

Every beginning has an end, but the women's soccer team could have picked a better time for their 38-game New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) unbeaten streak to stall. After coming from behind to earn a 1-1 draw against the No. 23 Rowan University Profs at Lions' Stadium Wednesday, the No.

Before we Shea goodbye: A look at 45 years of Amazin’ moments

At least I was there for the last win. As most of us sit here punch drunk, wondering how the hell the Florida Marlins left the New York Mets flat on their backs for the second year in a row, bounced out of a postseason we were sure they were meant to play in, I'm still thinking about Saturday.

Campus Police to rove with CAs

Students living on campus can start feeling a little safer this week, as the office of Campus Police will begin a push to make their presence more recognizable throughout the College. Starting today, security officers will assist community advisors (CAs) and other Residential Education and Housing (Res Ed) staff members in their duties, occasionally joining them on roves throughout the dorms and townhouses.

It’s time to believe again

Here we go again. It's mid-September, and while some of the numbers and names have changed, the New York Mets are once again stumbling and clawing their way toward the finish line, inducing heart attacks and headaches for everyone who ever said "you gotta believe.

Car thieves hit parking garages

Don't forget to lock your doors. The office of Campus Police is investigating a recent string of property thefts from the College's parking lots. The illegal shopping spree has already netted criminals a motorcycle, a 1998 Nissan and several personal items belonging to students, police said.

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