Starting With Love

Photo courtesy of Facebook/DeSales University Tennis.

Last year their program didn’t exist. Now the men’s and women’s tennis teams will play their first seasons since 2010. By Will Edwards Managing & Online Editor While senior TV/film major Lindsay Driscoll was busy playing in her first high school tennis season at Nazareth Academy in 2009, the DeSales University men’s and women’s tennis teams were playing … [Read more...]

Fall Sports Preview 2016

Freshman Kyle Gonoude (left) gives his final push toward the finish line. Gonoude finished 17th with a time of 27:42.39, helping DeSales to second place as a team behind TCNJ. (Adam Zielonka/The Minstrel)

By Chris Shaddock Sports Editor A recurring emotion from all the fall sports teams this year regarding their upcoming season is excitement. And really, they all have a reason to feel this way. Some teams are excited for their very first season, some teams are excited for the real possibility of winning their championship and some are just excited to finally get back and … [Read more...]

All-Semester Athletic Team: Spring 2016

Photos courtesy of DeSales Athletics. Graphic created by Hutton Jackson.

By Will Edwards Sports Editor This article was originally published in Issue 14, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (April 28, 2016). Click here to view the entire issue.  As DeSales’ spring sports teams finish up their seasons, our editorial staff has looked back at some of the driving forces that have gotten them to this point. Here are the results of that process: … [Read more...]

Men’s Lacrosse: What to Watch for in Opening Round of Freedom Playoffs

2015 Freedom Conference "Rookie of the Year" Joe Neggia led the team in scoring with 21 goals and 9 assists last year. Photo courtesy of DeSales Athletics.

By Will Edwards Sports Editor After an 0-7 start, men’s lacrosse has won six of their last seven games -- all in Freedom Conference play -- and will enter tonight’s opening round game as the two seed in the conference tournament. The team will face Misericordia University, who they beat 13-7 on April 13 in Dallas, Pa. With a win, they’ll face the winner of first-ranked … [Read more...]