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The Online Beacon

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Guard Craig Williams 26 would lead the team in points with 18 during their matchup against Bridgewater State.

Key Offensive Bridgewater State Rally Leads to Upset Win over MCLA

Owen Brown, Editor in Chief February 14, 2024

Matching up for the second time this season, the MCLA and Bridgewater State’s Men’s Basketball teams would carry a tight battle throughout the majority of the first half. Trading shots back and forth,...

The banquet hall at Norad Mill, decorated for the 2023 MCLA Athletics Hall of Fame Induction. Photograph by Angelina Clark.

Inside MCLA Athletic’s 2023 Hall of Fame Induction

Angelina Clark, Web Editor October 4, 2023

On Saturday, September 30th, MCLA Athletics held their Hall of Fame induction and dinner at 3 West Events, located inside the Norad Mill in North Adams. This event was held to honor the alumni involved...

From Baseball Player, Kyle Milligan, to Coach Milligan

From Baseball Player, Kyle Milligan, to Coach Milligan

Owen Brown, Sports Editor March 2, 2023

Things do not always go according to plan. It is a life lesson that current MCLA senior, Kyle Milligan, has had to endure as part of his tenure here. The original plan for him was to be a four-year...

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...

BWN 11/10/22

The Beacon November 14, 2022

Welcome to the fourth episode of Beacon Web News. In this episode, BWN Reporter Sarah Tomczyk attends MCLA's open house and Soccer Mommy's Concert at Mass MoCA. BWN Reporter Karesha Graham learns more...

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...

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