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Graduate student Noah Yearsley joined the 1000 point club at the Men’s Basketball game against Norwich University on Nov. 8. The Trailblazers lost 77-76. (photo by johnluke Kunce)

MCLA Hoops Are Back for First Home Game

Savanna Amaral, Sports Editor November 8, 2022

Men’s Basketball had their home opener on Tuesday, Nov. 8th against Norwich University.  The trailblazers lost in a very close 77-76 finish, fighting back hard from a fifteen point deficit in the...

Athletic Training: The Backbone of the Athletics Department

Athletic Training: The Backbone of the Athletics Department

Savanna Amaral, Sports Editor November 6, 2022

Athletic training is a key part of athletics here at MCLA, and head athletic trainer Matt Boillat has been the driving force in keeping athletes healthy since 2008. Boillat graduated from Quinnipiac...

MCLA prepares to bring back mens and womens hockey teams after almost 20 years of dormancy. (Photo from The Berkshire Eagle).

MCLA HOCKEY IS BACK!

Savanna Amaral, Sports Section Editor October 14, 2022

MCLA has previously announced the return of the men’s and women’s hockey teams, new updates have informed that games will begin in October of 2023 and that coaches for both teams have been hired.  The...

MCLA Athletic Staff Adjusts to Changes Within the Department

MCLA Athletic Staff Adjusts to Changes Within the Department

Savanna Amaral, Sports Editor October 12, 2022

There have been some changes within the athletic department regarding the roles and duties of several athletic staff members.   Adriane Baird’s roles and titles have shifted slightly with...

Sports Roundup 9/29

Sports Roundup 9/29

Savanna Amaral and Owen Brown September 29, 2022

Women’s Soccer:  The Trailblazers are currently 1-5-1 on the year thus far, with nine games left to play in the regular season. While the record does not show it, there are high hopes and expectations...

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