Lion of the Year: Brittny Boyd

August 30, 2006 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Boyd is a three sport varsity athlete. She received 19 All-American citations in soccer, indoor track and field and outdoor track and field. Boyd was named the 2004-2005 NJAC Female Athlete of the Year. For soccer, she received National Soccer Coaches Association of American/adidas Mid-Atlantic Regional All-American First Team honors her senior year. […]

Women’s Tennis

August 30, 2006 Lauren Kohout 0

The women’s tennis team continued its long reign of success at the College in winning their 11th straight NJAC match last season. Since 1982, the Lions have picked up 23 consecutive titles. Last season, the Lions did not drop a single set in NJAC play as they went 30-0 in singles and 15-0 in doubles matches. […]

Field Hockey

August 30, 2006 Lauren Kohout 0

After finishing tied for second in the NJAC last season, the field hockey team is prepared to develop in every aspect of the game.

“My expectations for the team is for us to improve everyday by taking one step at a time,” head coach Sharon Pfluger said. “This team is packed with potential and my goal is that they are happy with themselves at the end of the season knowing that they have achieved all of their goals. […]

Football

August 30, 2006 Brandon Lee 0

Heading into a new season, head coach Eric Hamilton enforces the principles, “Concentration, competition, and practice” to his team.

The Lions lost several seniors that were crucial for leadership and chemistry.

Returning this season is the dynamic backfield of senior running back Cory Schoonover and junior fullback Dan Dornacker. […]

Men’s Tennis

August 30, 2006 Lauren Kohout 0

The Lions experienced an up-and-down 2005-2006 season. With the loss of their top player, senior Ryan Carty, the Lions have a lot of ground to cover this year.

“Ryan was the epitome of the College’s tennis and what we wanted our team to be,” head coach Scott Dicheck said. […]

Cross Country

August 30, 2006 Kaitlin Hamilton 0

After impressive 2005 NCAA finishes, the men’s and women’s teams are ready to face the same challenges.

“We just did a time trial and everyone improved so much from last season,” sophomore Megan O’Leary said. “It shows that the whole team trained a lot over the summer and are ready to fill the gaps of the seniors we lost. […]

Men’s Soccer

August 30, 2006 Ray Lodato 0

One game away from reaching the illustrious Final Four in the NCAA Division III Tournament, the Lions ended their season with a seven-game winning streak and a wildly successful 16-3-1 season. Head coach George Nazario is surprisingly blunt and confident that this season will be just as successful as last year’s breakout run. […]

Women’s Soccer

August 30, 2006 Matt Chando 3

After falling one win short of a national championship last season, women’s soccer head coach Joe Russo says winning one this season is not on the team’s mind.

“We don’t talk about national championships, but we work on improving every day and if you do that, the rest usually takes care of itself,” Russo, the 17-year coach, said. […]

Swenson wins crown in breast stroke

August 30, 2006 Lauren Kohout 0

At the NCAA Division III Championships, senior co-captain Steve Swenson brought home the National Championship as he took first in the 100-meter breast stroke.

Swenson finished the race in a time of 56.25 to break his own school record after being seeded fifth for the finals. […]

NCAA Division III Champions

August 30, 2006 Lauren Kohout 0

The Lions made history during their successful 15-2 season as they captured the NCAA Divsion III Championship with a 10-4 win over Gettysburg College.

Ranked fourth going into the tournament, the College faced all three teams ranked ahead of it. The championship was the second straight for the Lions, as they took home their 13th NCAA championship. […]

Raising minimum wage artificially is damaging

August 30, 2006 Kenneth Lucas 0

Raising the minimum wage does more damage than good – this is economic fact. An overwhelming number of economists in this country and in Canada say that artificially raising wages reduces employment. Yet politicians, particularly those from the left, cannot understand that jacking up the price of labor induces less people to buy it. […]

Airport security: losing sight of what’s at stake

August 30, 2006 Shaina Basile 0

Earlier this month, British airport security detected a plot by terrorists to bomb trans-Atlantic jetliners in midair. When the terrorists’ plans were foiled, I know that I felt a sense of relief. Finally, we have airport security that we can count on. However, my initial jublication was replaced by a sense of foreboding. […]

SGA can help ease budget woes

August 30, 2006 Dan Beckelman 0

As the old saying goes, when life gives you lemons, you make lemonade. If the members of the Student Government Association (SGA) remember that axiom this year, we can find new opportunity and relevance in a time of across-the-board budget cuts.

The College was certainly given a large, sour and yellow piece of fruit last spring when Gov. […]

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