Homecoming soccer games: DeSales’ double win

By Chris Shaddock Editor-in-Chief On Saturday Sept. 30, the men and women’s soccer teams both had their homecoming weekend games. It was the first, chilly day of fall, and a lot was going on. The bleachers were full of people wearing sweatshirts with a familiar bulldog on the front. Alumni and anyone over 21 tailgated in the parking lot. Food trucks were selling fried … [Read more...]

Bertola makes strides

By Bridget Walsh Sports Editor A hat trick in soccer is three goals all within one match. Imaginably difficult to achieve, one DeSales women’s soccer player managed to conquer the task. Senior Angelica Bertola netted not one, but two consecutive hat tricks in the first two games of her final season in a Bulldogs uniform. The first came in a 7-0 shutout over Lancaster … [Read more...]

Augi, augi, never quit

By Kari Condel Staff Writer As the DeSales women’s rugby team approaches their fifth season, they are more dedicated, dialed-in and driven than ever. With its commencement in 2013 and fluctuating growth pattern, the program aims to grow in strength and numbers this season. “Rugby offers an incomparable atmosphere as members are strongly bonded in a tight-nit family and … [Read more...]

Men’s rugby team set to tackle fall season

By Kari Condel Staff Writer It is that time of year again for the intramural fields to serve as home to the DeSales men’s rugby team until the early November. The men’s team began competitive play in the Lehigh Valley Rugby Tournament to assess their strengths and weaknesses before the season begins. Founded in 2011 as a 7s program, with seven players per team, and … [Read more...]

Fall Preview: Who to look out for this season

By Bridget Walsh Sports Editor A recurring theme this fall, as with any new sports season, is the transition within teams. Many new freshmen have joined the rosters, and preseason has finally concluded, making way for official competition. After the preseason polls have been announced by the MAC Conference office, the Bulldogs are prepared to represent the university and … [Read more...]