Summers’ runs for fun

By Chris Shaddock Editor-in-Chief Within any race ran by DeSales’ men’s cross country team, the most interesting moment is seeing sophomore Will Summers. Typically hanging out of the front group of the race, he is an elf compared to the much larger runners. Despite this, he slips and shoves his way through packs of people and hawks down every runner he can at the finish … [Read more...]

Two-Sport Athlete Bertola Looks to Bring Soccer Success to Basketball Court

By Will Edwards Sports Editor This article was originally published in Issue 8, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (February 4, 2016). Click here to view the entire issue. Ask anyone close to Angelica Bertola what her most defining attribute is, and the answer’s the same every time. “The thing we like about Ang is how hard she works,” women’s basketball head coach … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday: A.C. Nears Entry into the MAC (1983)

DeSales University athletic department currently has 14 varsity teams that participate in the Middle Atlantic Conference (MAC) and will add three more teams within a year. However, DeSales was not always a member of the MAC. In 1983, the university, then Allentown College, contemplated joining the MAC, yet this article was simply early foreshadowing, since Allentown College … [Read more...]

Throwback Thursday: 2000 Women’s Soccer Scores First Winning Season

The women's soccer team won its first ever MAC Freedom Conference Championship last weekend and will travel to Granville, Ohio to play Denison University in the first round of the NCAA Division III tournament this Saturday, Nov. 14 at 11:00 a.m. The program, which will celebrate it's 20th anniversary next season, has come along way since its inception 1996. Yet, just five years … [Read more...]

Volleyball Ready for Freedom Playoffs, Rematch with Eastern in Championship

By Jeana Teddick Staff Writer The DeSales Bulldogs will take on Eastern University in the MAC Freedom Conference Championship at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9Y6ufxv-C8 This article was originally published in Issue 5, Fiftieth Year of The Minstrel (November 5, 2015). Click here to view the entire issue. After second seed in … [Read more...]