This Week in Sports

December 3, 2008 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Game of the Week
Swimming and Diving
After impressive performances in the Bucknell Invitational on Nov. 23, the 6-0 men’s swimming team and the 5-1 women’s team will look to keep their superb seasons afloat with a strong showing as they host the Lions’ Invitational. The tournament trials begin Dec. 5 at 1 p.m and the finals begin at 7 p.m. The final round of the three-day competition will conclude on Dec. 7 at 3 p.m. […]

Lions around the dorm

December 3, 2008 Signal Editorial Staff 0

It’s time to kick ass or chew bubblegum. And gosh darn it, we just don’t like gum here at The Signal. In the Around The Dorm Finals, sports editor James Queally tries to grab the title before retiring, but he has stiff competition from staff writer Duncan Slobodzian and former editor/ninja Brandon Lee. […]

How to look like a Giant: NFL trainer, Barber co-author book

December 3, 2008 Steve Cohen 0

In the world of strength training, not many men have accomplished as much or have as much knowledge of the sport as trainer Joe Carini. His credentials and accomplishments speak for themselves. Who could compete with a six-time New Jersey Strongest Man?

Carini has dedicated his life to training athletes at every level, from peewee football to professional-level players. […]

The Empire State strikes back

December 3, 2008 Bobby Olivier 0

On a Monday morning in midtown Manhattan, two men – one sporting a New York Giants sweatshirt, the other a New York Jets cap – meet at a sidewalk newsstand to buy the New York Post. They notice each others’ rival sports apparel and begin a friendly conversation while waiting in line to pay for their periodicals. […]

Lions conclude season, fall to unbeaten Williams

December 3, 2008 James Queally 0

It was a familiar sight.

With 40 minutes left in their Nov. 22 NCAA Division III Tournament match with unbeaten Williams College, Jamie Kunkel and Coleen Weber had come together once more, combining on a goal that gave the Lions the lead and a clear path to victory. […]

Lion grapplers win in N.Y.

December 3, 2008 Steve Cohen 0

The wrestling team continued their hot streak the week before Thanksgiving with three wins in dual meets on Nov. 19, while taking second-place honors at the Oneonta Invitational on Nov. 22.

The Lions started their streak off with a 38-9 victory at Hunter College. […]

Lions keep up their wins

December 3, 2008 copress 0

After leading by only five at the half, the Lions feasted on their opponents on the road, tallying a 20-9 run in the second half to finish off the Sea Gulls 70-52.

The big story was the absence of senior center Hillary Klimowicz, as she was injured and unable to play during the contest. […]

Were the Lions great in Fall ’08?

December 3, 2008 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Eight Lions’ sports teams took to the turfs, trails and tennis courts this semester hoping to make a mark for themselves and the college in the New Jersey Athletic Conference (NJAC) and beyond. Who rose to the occasion? Who was inches away but fell short? We look back at the Fall 2008 Lions’ athletics to find out. […]

Lion runners finish season strong

December 3, 2008 Danny Gustave Pazos 0

The men’s and women’s cross country teams finished their 2008 season on Saturday, Nov. 22, at the 2008 NCAA Division III Championships held at Hanover College.

The Lions sent two men and the entire women’s team to the championships.

Senior Chris Guerriero and sophomore TJ Bocchino earned All-America honors at the meet. […]

Young Lions turn heads at Bucknell Invitational

December 3, 2008 Bobby Olivier 29

After their latest showings against Division I and II schools, the men’s and women’s swimming teams may be feeling like big fish in a small pond. Each team participated in the Bucknell University Invitational, a two-day event which began on Nov. 22 and pitted the Division III Lions against four Division I foes in the men’s meet, and five opponents in the women’s. […]

Automotive industry is in dire straits

December 3, 2008 Jason Taetsch 0

It’s gotten to the point where we should let the giants fall. Yeah, I said it. Let them collapse. Let General Motors, Chrysler and Ford stand on their own, and if they cannot, let them go. While some of my more cynical friends would easily classify me as a die-hard, card- carrying Democrat, they would be sadly mistaken. […]

Students fight back

December 3, 2008 Signal Editorial Staff 0

Michael Strom (fifth from left), senior political science major, was named president of the Garden State Student Alliance. The group held its first press conference on Nov. 24 to raise awareness of the condition of higher education in New Jersey. The alliance comprises a student representative from every college and university in New Jersey. […]

PAWS to take over for TESS

December 3, 2008 Alyssa Mease 0

The name of the new student administration system that will replace TESS and ARTIE in Fall 2009 was announced last week by the office of Records and Registration.

PAWS, which stands for Primary Academic Web Services, will serve as a replacement. The name was created by a steering committee. […]

YDI educates inner-city kids

December 3, 2008 Bobby Olivier 0

Busloads of neighboring Trenton high, middle and elementary school students braved the frosty bus ride to the College on Nov. 19 to be met by the College’s Bonner Community Scholars and begin what would be an eye-opening day at the Youth Development Institute (YDI) Program. […]

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