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McSurley Flies High as New PNW Cheer Coach

Maria Machura, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

Filed under Sports

Justin McSurely was appointed as the new PNW cheer coach this semester. McSurley is no stranger to the cheerleading world. He is a former cheerleader, certified in stunting and tumbling as well as the owner of the ICA Allstars. McSurley...

PNW men’s soccer walks away with third straight victory

Juan Goana, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Filed under Sports

PNW men's soccer won 2-1 against Cardinal Stritch University in double overtime on Oct. 11. The team now holds a 6-4-3 overall record and a 4-1-2 conference record. The victory against Cardinal Stritch University was their thi...

PNW women’s basketball readies for upcoming season

Hunter Saporiti, Sports Editor

October 18, 2016

Filed under Sports

PNW women’s basketball begins the 2016-2017 season on Oct. 28 against St. Joseph’s Col­lege. Nine members from the 2015- 2016 season of PNW women’s basketball team will be return­ing, including Cassidy Deno, senior,...

Men’s tennis begins seasons by serving two wins

Jacob Yothment, Editor-in-Chief (print)

October 18, 2016

Filed under Sports

The men’s tennis team began its season by winning its first two games, and the first wins with the new coach of the men’s and women’s tennis teams, Lucian Tabic. “Men’s team won its two fall dual matches, and while...

Students tryout for PNW cheer team

Students tryout for PNW cheer team

Sungdo Im, Staff Writer

October 18, 2016

Filed under Sports

Students attend Fall Sports festival, meet the teams

Juan Goana, Sports Writer

October 7, 2016

Filed under Sports

The Fall Sports Festival introduced PNW sports teams in Dowling Park in Hammond, Indiana on Sep. 24. The festivities began with an introduction by Thomas Keon, PNW chancellor. Rick Costello, PNW athletic director, and Nicole...

Advancing to the NCAA

Hunter Saporiti, Sports Editor

October 7, 2016

Filed under Sports

PNW won an appeal to overturn the NCAA’s July 15 decision to reject the university from admission during a hearing on Sept. 27. Rick Costello, athletic director, said the support from both the faculty and student body as...

PNW Westville’s intramural program

Jacob Moore, Staff Writer

October 6, 2016

Filed under Sports

Now that the Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex building is available for use and there is more facility space for intramural programs, Intramural Director Shane Prance has a lineup of activities planned for PNW’s...

Fall Intramurals preview 2016: baking contest, beanbags tournament, college bowl pick ‘em

Karina Jimenez, Sports Editor

September 20, 2016

Filed under Columns, Sports

Intramurals has already started with six sports, including dodgeball, go-karting, four-on-four floor hockey, soccer field goal contest, home run derby and its ongoing “Intra Mural” contest, where participants design a mural. Chess...