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The Student News Site of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

The Student News Site of Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

The Online Beacon

The Online Beacon

The Online Beacon

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A Farewell to Rapinoe and Krieger: The End of an Era

Em Marlay-Wright, Staff Writer November 20, 2023

This past Saturday, soccer fans said goodbye to not one, but two US Soccer legends, as they both played their final game in the 2023 National Women's Soccer League Championship. Megan Rapinoe (Portland...

Goalie Ryan Taylor 25 kicking the ball back into the field of play. Taylor recently was named starting goalie for the mens team after former goalie Sam Edge 23 left for graduation (via MCLA Athletics).

A Look at the 2023 MCLA Soccer Seasons

Owen Brown, Editor in Chief September 25, 2023

As the school year is in full swing, fall sports are underway as well. In addition, it also begins a new era in the MCLA Soccer program for both the men’s and women’s teams, as they will soon begin...

Curt Nitzsche 23 previously played on the Mens Tennis team, and has now found a passion in being MCLAs new sports statistician.

After Tennis Program Got Cut, Nitzche Found Other Ways to Be Involved With Sports

Dylan Slonka, Staff Writer October 31, 2022

For Curt Nitzsche ’23, sports is the name of the game. A longtime soccer fan and former tennis player, recently he’s taken up the mantle of being one of the “unsung heroes” of the sports community...

Anais Badio ‘26 spikes the ball over the net. The Women’s Volleyball team is currently first place in the MASCAC standings. (Photo by Johnluke Kunce)

Women’s Volleyball Stays Hot, Closing in on Regular Season Championship

Owen Brown, Sports Writer October 26, 2022

Looking to build on their playoff birth season last year, the Women’s Volleyball team has been able to do just that and plenty more. The team went 2-0 in play this week, bringing their record up...

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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