Springing into summer: Spring Sports Preview

Bridget Walsh Sports Editor It may not feel like it outside, but it is finally time for the spring sports season to begin for our athletes. The snow is slowly melting away and teams are moving from the recreation courts inside Billera to their fields outside. After taking their respective spring break trips, our teams have returned to Center Valley prepared to complete … [Read more...]

Umbenhauer, Dauer, Wheeler close out season at Nationals

By Bridget Walsh Staff Writer On May 25-27, three DeSales women’s track and field athletes competed at the NCAA Division III Outdoor Championship meet held at SPIRE Institute in Geneva, Ohio. Senior Nicole Umbenhauer placed 22nd in the javelin, senior Beth Dauer placed 11th in the 800-meter and junior Veronica Wheeler placed 18th in the 5K to conclude the 2017 outdoor … [Read more...]

Track and field prepares for MACs at home

By Bridget Walsh Staff Writer In the outdoor track and field season, the men’s track and field team has competed in seven meets as of May 1, and they are anxiously preparing to host the MAC Conference meet from May 4–6. At the Tribe Invitational hosted by William & Mary in Williamsburg, Va., the Bulldogs placed second out of three teams. It was at this meet that … [Read more...]

“Help me dedicate this race to you”- Patrick Ludlow breaks DeSales’ seven-year-old, 800-meter record

By James Evans Staff Writer At the Robert J. Kane Invitational on Feb. 12 sophomore runner Patrick Ludlow broke DeSales’ seven-year-old, 800-meter record. The former record holder, Paul Ecker, ran a 1:57.96 in 2010, which Ludlow was able to best by .24 seconds in his historic race. The 800 meter race is one of the most interesting track events. Converging at a … [Read more...]