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Field hockey beats Molloy Two

Two-year dry streak ends with dominating performance from Owls Hunter O. Lyle — Sports Editor After claiming a 4-1 victory over Molloy College, the field hockey team can finally rejoice in breaking their two-year losing-streak. The Owls entered this game coming off a closely fought overtime loss against Mercy College. Straight out of the starting gates, the Owls pushed the ball

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Volleyball seals victory late against Saint Rose

Edward Rudman — Contributor The women’s volleyball team snapped a three game losing streak after they soundly defeated the visiting College of Saint Rose, sweeping the Golden Knights 3-0 in one of two games they will play this weekend. Hitter Jennifer Dawson, a graduate student, collected 11 kills and 15 digs on the offensive end. Dawson was also able to

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Student athletes make most of fifth year

Sam Tapper — Sports Writer Many collegiate athletes across the country have careers spanning a typical four years. However, many circumstances may lead to an athlete playing for a fifth year as a graduate student, and many graduate student athletes see the extra year as an opportunity, for multiple reasons. Some graduate students transferred from other schools with one year

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Young quarterback finds elite company

Sam Tapper — Sports Writer Traditionally, most Southern football recruits come from the Northeast Region, but for their new starting quarterback, freshman Jackson Ostrowsky, it took five states and a highlight tape to become an Owl. Ostrowsky comes to Southern having grown up and lived most of his life in Mount Pleasant, Mich., roughly two hours from Detroit. However, he

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New rules to help save players necks

Column by Hunter O. Lyle — Sports Editor As weeks of NFL and college football roll by, there seems to be a noticeable and undeniable trend in professional football: more and more injuries occurring with each passing game. Most recently, during last week’s Thursday night game between the New York Giants and the New England Patriots, the Patriots lost three

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