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The women’s team has faced many setbacks this season, but have continued to persist and work hard.

MCLA Basketball: Despite setbacks over break, strong return to the season

Owen Brown, Sports Editor February 16, 2023

For most students and professors here at MCLA, winter break serves as four weeks to relax, catch up with old friends and family, and start preparing for the spring semester. However, for student-athletes...

Reece Racette ‘23 during the Men’s Basketball pre-season game against SUNY Adirondack. The Trailblazers lost the game by five points. (photo by Johnluke Kunce)

Young Roster, Hard Work Crucial to Upcoming Men’s Basketball Season

Owen Brown, Sports Writer November 10, 2022

The MCLA Men’s Basketball team entered the preseason this year coming off a heartbreaking loss. Up one with eight seconds left in last year’s MASCAC quarterfinals, Fitchburg State’s Dayne Allen...

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...

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