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What the MVP Award Really Means

What the MVP Award Really Means

Michael Panteleo, Sports Editor

April 20, 2020

Being the MVP of the NBA season is a great honor and very difficult to achieve. Great NBA players such as Michael Jordan, LeBron James, and Kobe Bryant have won this award. No one is arguing that these guys are not great NBA players, but the word "valuable" is sometimes misunderstood. This concept should not...

The End of an Era, But the Start of Something New

The End of an Era, But the Start of Something New

Michael Panteleo, Sports Editor

April 8, 2020

My time at Mercy College is coming to an end. I thought I was really going to be excited to finally finish school and go out into the real world, but truthfully, it scares the hell out of me. School might be a drag at times, but it's for my own benefit. I did not expect much going into Mercy because I fe...

NCAA, Mercy College Grant Eligibility To Spring Athletes

NCAA, Mercy College Grant Eligibility To Spring Athletes

Michael Panteleo and Ellis Joshua

April 6, 2020

Spring athletes will get an additional season to live their athletic dreams after the 2020 season was suspended.  On March 30, The NCAA  announced that it will be giving eligibility relief to NCAA Division I spring athletes. With the spring sports season being canceled due to the coronavirus...

Video Gaming at Its Finest

Video Gaming at Its Finest

Michael Panteleo, Sports Editor

March 31, 2020

I have played many video games in my day. I used to be up all night playing, basically until the sun came up. I was obsessed and probably had a real problem. I enjoyed playing video games so much that nothing else mattered and I was content waking up at 3 p.m. Video games nowadays are fun, but not the...

Freshman Wall Provides Foundation for Women’s Basketball

Freshman Wall Provides Foundation for Women's Basketball

Michael Panteleo, Sports Editor

March 24, 2020

Despite the Mavericks missing out on the East Coast Conference Women's Basketball Tournament, the rise of freshman Katie Wall may prove vital for the team going forward. Wall is from Wappingers Falls, New York, and played her high school basketball at Roy C. Ketcham High School. Even though she...

NFL Off-Season Reactions

NFL Off-Season Reactions

Michael Panteleo, Sports Editor

March 18, 2020

The NFL has certainly been busy as of late, and trade acquisitions have been booming. The two biggest names traded so far has been Deandre Hopkins and David Johnson. Deandre Hopkins and a fourth round pick will be sent to the Cardinals in exchange for David Johnson and a second round pick. The Texans...

Men’s Lacrosse Wins in Overtime Over Bentley University

Men's Lacrosse Wins in Overtime Over Bentley University

Michael Panteleo, Sports Editor

March 16, 2020

No. 8 Mercy College men's lacrosse team earned a 12-11 overtime victory over Bentley University on March 10 at Mercy Field. Sophomore attacker, Brady Kearnan, was the hero of the day, scoring the game-winning goal in overtime for Mercy. Mercy improves to (5-1) and Bentley drops down to (0-3). Kearnan...

Zion vs. the Point God

Zion vs. the Point God

Michael Panteleo, Sports Editor

March 11, 2020

The Rookie of the Year race is getting down to the wire and it's going to be a close one. Ja Morant was the clear front runner all season, but a late bloomer named Zion Williamson is starting to close in on him. Since coming back, Williamson is averaging 24 points and six rebounds per game. He has...

We Won’t Forget the Smoke

We Won't Forget the Smoke

Michael Panteleo, Sports Editor

March 4, 2020

On Feb. 19, the world lost another good one. Pop Smoke was killed at 4:30 a.m., when the home he was renting in Hollywood Hills was invaded. Four suspects broke in and shot Bashar Barakah Jackson, which was his real name. Pop was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, but died a few hours...

Men’s Lacrosse Falls Just Short To No. 2 Le Moyne

Men's Lacrosse Falls Just Short To No. 2 Le Moyne

Michael Panteleo, Sports Editor

February 25, 2020

The No. 9/10 men's lacrosse team lost by a score of 12-11 to No. 2/3 Le Moyne on Feb. 22. Senior attacker Tommy McPartland was tied for a game high five points on the day. This is the Mavericks first loss making their record (2-1) overall in the 2020 season. Le Moyne remains unbeaten with a (2-0) record. McPartlands...

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