Category : Sports

HealthSports

Fall Sports Spring Into Action, But What Does That Look

by Gabriela Fitzpatrick | Staff Writer SCRANTON – COVID-19 has put the fall sports season for the Landmark Conference, as well as many other conferences in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), on hold, leaving many questions. University of Scranton Director of Athletics Dave Martin said the main goal for everyone was to make it […]

Campus LifeSports

Fantasy Football Charges On Despite Face to Face Falter

by James Leonard | Staff Writer SCRANTON – Coronavirus concerns may have reduced or eliminated fans from the stands at National Football League (NFL) games this fall, but students at the University of Scranton say it hasn’t gotten in the way of fantasy football. Fantasy football is a game where participants draft teams of actual […]

CommunityNationalSports

Willie Mays Aikens to Speak with U of S Students

by Kelly Nee | Managing Editor SCRANTON – Former MLB player Willie Mays Aikens will be The University’s next Humanities in Action lecturer in an upcoming virtual panel. Aikens is interested in speaking with the youth, specifically in higher education, about his life experiences with the Kansas City Royals, but more importantly as an African […]

Campus LifeSports

Student Athletes Weigh in on Postponed Seasons

by Kelsey Wynn | Editor in Chief SCRANTON – As many Royals begin their return to campus for the first time since in-person class cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic occurred in March, increased health guidelines and decreased classroom capacities are not the only adaptations occurring. Hundreds of student athletes are now coping with their […]