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Watson and Men’s Soccer Eyes First Winning Season In Three Years

Watson and Men’s Soccer Eyes First Winning Season In Three Years

Kayla Simas, Managing Editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under Sports

Waiting off to the side during a 98-minute lightning delay after the first half against American International Yellow Jackets in 2015, Daniel Watson hoped with everything he had, the Mavericks would pull through in the next half. Once back on the field, Watson and sophomore Carvajal each forced the Yello...

Ballin Showing Heart As She Ends Her Field Hockey Career

Ballin Showing Heart As She Ends Her Field Hockey Career

Kayla Simas, Managing Editor
September 29, 2016
Filed under Sports

Standing in a circle with twenty-two of her fellow teammates, Jackie Ballin awaits patiently for her turn to speak. She listens carefully as her teammates discuss their best attributes. Then it was her turn. Ballin steps up with a smile on her face and says strongly, “Heart.” That’s what s...

Softball Improves With Nine More Wins From Last Season

Kayla Simas, Sports Editor
April 29, 2016
Filed under Sports

It was the last game of the season. Marlena Marzigliano led off the game with a home run to left center, making the score, 1-0.  In the bottom of the half, Kielty tossed a 1-2-3 inning, as the Mavericks worked together adding a pair of runs to make it 3-0. Third inning struck with a RBI double, ...

Arcabascio Plays With Only One Number In Mind: #26

Arcabascio Plays With Only One Number In Mind: #26

Tatiana Parish, Staff Writer
April 28, 2016
Filed under Sports

It's all about the number 26 to Brooklyn native Nicholas Arcabascio. While some pick a number randomly, or after a major leaguer ball player, Arcabascio wears it for a real idol, his grandfather, who has supported him in every step of his baseball career. Arcabascio attended Xaverian high school...

Stockton Becomes Third Player To Score 100 Points

Stockton Becomes Third Player To Score 100 Points

Kayla Simas, Sports Editor
April 24, 2016
Filed under Sports

Tied at 8-8 with the Chestnut Hill Griffins, the Mercy Mavericks won the ensuing face-off. After calling a timeout, they got a shot off but it was no match for the Griffins goalie, as he made the stop. Feeling up to the challenge, the Mavericks stepped up their game as Michael Schneider made two key ...

Softball’s Cusumano Is Striving For Greatness

Tatiana Parish, Staff Writer
March 20, 2016
Filed under Sports

Feeling nervous, McKaily Cusumano walked up to the mound in her first career game with the lady Mavericks. Cusamano held the softball as she analyzed the batter to figure out if she was going to rely on slugging as a power hitter or trying to make contract as a slap hitter. She would up her arm...

Mendez Ready To Be ‘The Change They Asked For’ On Baseball Squad

Mendez Ready To Be ‘The Change They Asked For’ On Baseball Squad

Tatiana Parish, Staff Writer
March 18, 2016
Filed under Sports

Baseball runs in Randal Mendez's blood, as he comes from a long line of baseball players in his family. It all started when he was five years old, playing in his local community. He remembers being excited as he gripped the bat and walked up to hit for the first time. He hit the ball as hard as...

Davidson and Lady Mavs Start Out At 5-1

Davidson and Lady Mavs Start Out At 5-1

Kayla Simas, Sports Editor
March 17, 2016
Filed under Sports

Less than a minute on the clock, the Mavericks needed one goal in order to force the game into overtime against Roberts Wesleyan College. Grace Davidson, with a clear vision and full heart of the game, was unstoppable. She had the ball on the attacking end and dodged her defenders, as she headed ...

McDonough Overcomes Health Scare And Begins Seasons With Scoring Eruption

McDonough Overcomes Health Scare And Begins Seasons With Scoring Eruption

Kayla Simas, Sports Editor
March 10, 2016
Filed under Sports

The summer before Bobby McDonough’s sophomore year would be a summer he'd never forget. It would be a summer that would change his life forever. It started with not feeling well for a little while. Then, one day as McDonough was hanging out in his kitchen, he passed out. With no recollecti...

Men’s Basketball Wins First Ever PostSeason Game; Falls In Semifinals, 103-102

Men’s Basketball Wins First Ever PostSeason Game; Falls In Semifinals, 103-102

Tatiana Parish, Impact Staff
March 10, 2016
Filed under Sports

With nine seconds left on the clock, the game was tied, 69-69. It was the quarterfinals of the East Coast Conference (ECC) tournament.  The University of the District of Columbia’s Firebirds were the third seed and had possession. The ball was passed to forward Joseph Nickerson at the top of the key....

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