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 Sports Preview 2016

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...]

Throwback Thursday: Baseball Team Picks Up String of Wins (2003)

DeSales men's baseball will play Manhattanville College this weekend in a double-elimination tournament that includes Misericordia University and King's College. The teams will compete for the MAC Freedom Conference Championship and an NCAA tournament berth. The team will be lead by long-time head coach Tim Neiman who has a wealth of postseason experience. Over 13 years ago, he … [Read more...]

Athletes in the Spotlight

By Will Edwards Sports Editor This article was originally published in Issue 13, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (April 14, 2016). Click here to view the entire issue. Tyler Sweeney - Baseball The junior infielder was named to the D3baseball.com Team of Week and was listed as the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Honorable Mention Hitter of the Week for … [Read more...]