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Rachael McKriger’s Top 5 Cal U sports moments

Rachael McKriger's Top 5 Cal U sports moments

Rachael McKriger, Editor-In-Chief

April 30, 2018

With my college graduation approaching in a fast manner, I decided to follow in a former sports editor's footsteps. When Matt Hagy graduated from California University of Pennsylvania in fall 2015, he wrote his Top 10 Cal U sports moments. However, I decided to only do five for the sake of spacing...

Man City crowned champions, now what?

Manchester City Team Photo

(Source: Catherine Ivill/Getty Images Europe)

Steven Ruffing, Cal Times Contributor

April 19, 2018

Matchweek 34 began Saturday April 14 and on Sunday Manchester City clinched the Premier League title. After being eliminated in the quarter finals of the Champions League by league rivals, Liverpool, City got right back on their feet to rally together a 3-1 victory against the high-flying Tottenham Hotspurs. Winning...

Gallagher reflects on personal growth at the forefront

Photo of Cal U tennis player Charlie Gallagher courtesy of Jeff Helsel, SAI.

Danny Beeck, Sports Editor

April 11, 2018

Throughout Charlie Gallagher’s collegiate tennis career, she has seen three different coaches, along with a roster shrink from about ten players, to the current roster of six. With the changes, adapting is imperative for her success looking forward. “With a small team, there is more pressure put on everyone,...

California softball: At home on the road

Photo of California University of Pennsylvania softball head coach Rick Bertagnolli courtesy of Jeff Helsel, SAI.

Danny Beeck, Sports Editor

April 11, 2018

Walking into the office of Rick Bertagnolli, the head softball coach at California University of Pennsylvania, you might think you are in a trophy room for multiple sports teams. At the helm for California, Bertagnolli holds a record of 844-270 while solidifying his squad as one of the perennial power ...

Jae’len Means on his success in track, upcoming tournaments

Photo of Jae'len Means (right) courtesy of Jeff Helsel, SAI.

Rachael McKriger, Editor In Chief

April 10, 2018

Jae'len Means almost switched from short distance track to long distance. During his junior year of high school at Gateway High School, Means began running short distance, but then suddenly started to compete in the 400 meter race. "I even thought about the 800," Means said. However, the competition...

Zlatan Ibrahimović: Another piece of football royalty lands in MLS

Photo of Zlatan Ibrahimović courtesy of the LA Galaxy.

Rachael McKriger, Editor-In-Chief

April 9, 2018

After playing in some of the greatest leagues in the world, for some of the best clubs throughout Europe, Zlatan Ibrahimović has arrived to the United States. The flashy forward, who has featured for big name clubs like Juventus, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United, signed with the...

The six faces of the English Premier League

Photo of Mohamed Salah courtesy of Peter Byrne/Associated Press.

Steven Ruffing, Contributor

April 3, 2018

With only eight games left in the English Premier League season, it’s predicted that Manchester City will win the league for the fifth time and the first time since the 2013-14 season. Right now, Man City is at the top of the table with an astounding 81 points with 26 wins and only one loss. Far b...

The Final Four: End of the madness

Photo of Sister Jean courtesy of David Goldman/Associated Press.

Colin Kirkwood, Staff Writer

April 3, 2018

The final four of march madness is only a few days away. Now that the dust has settled, we finally know who remains in the pursuit for the title of national champion. First let’s take a look at who continues to dance on. South Region: Loyola Chicago Ramblers The clock has yet to strike twelve on this year...

Carter Krick on final season, leadership among seniors

Carter Krick high fives his teammates at the Washington Wild Things Park ater Cal U defeated West Liberty, 7-6, in Game 1 on March 5.

Rachael McKriger, Editor-In-Chief

March 27, 2018

Carter Krick is one of 10 seniors on the California University of Pennsylvania baseball team. Two of those seniors are redshirt seniors, but Krick is not. A starting pitcher for Mike Conte's team, Krick's main role is throwing for "at least a third" of game one during the weekends. His biggest goal...

Christen Press-Houston Dash drama a bad look for NWSL

Photo of Christen Press courtesy of the Associated Press.

Rachael McKriger, Editor-In-Chief

March 26, 2018

After three years in the National Women’s Soccer League, Christen Press is going back to Europe to play professional soccer for IFK Göteborg. The conclusion to go back abroad – Press formerly featured for the Swedish club in 2012 – came after weeks of holding out of preseason for the Houston...

VAR: Is it good for soccer or does it delay?

Image courtesy of Buda Mendes/Getty Images

Rachael McKriger, Editor-In-Chief

March 26, 2018

Soccer is a sport of fast-paced action. It is two separate halves of 45 minutes of non-stop action. In many cases, it goes longer than 45 minutes with the addition of stoppage time. However, the continuous game is getting slowed down with the introduction to modern technology. Soccer has implemented...

Carlos Cordeiro named next U.S. Soccer president

Photo of USSF President-elect Carlos Cordeiro courtesy of Kyle Terada/USA Today Sports.

Rachael McKriger, Editor-In-Chief

March 2, 2018

The U.S. Soccer Federation has a new president. However, it’s a familiar face in the program. Former vice president under Sunil Gulati – now the former president of U.S. Soccer – Carlos Cordeiro won the vote on Feb. 10 to become the next president of the federation. Cordeiro won 68.6 percent...

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