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Lacrosse dominates New England College after slow start this season

March 13, 2014 6:40 pm0 comments

The Mount Holyoke Lyons Lacrosse team pulled off their first win of the 2014 season this past Saturday. The Lyons (1-2, 0-0 NEWMAC) defeated the New England College Pilgrims (0-1) by a hefty margin of 21-7. 2013 NEWMAC Rookie of the Year Julia Bell ’16 led the team with nine […]

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Brazil struggles with World Cup preparations with 90 days remaining

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With 90 days remaining until the 2014 World Cup kicks off, host country Brazil continues to face major issues. One of the biggest concerns is the readiness of the stadiums since the hosts failed to meet a number of deadlines set by Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), including the […]

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Olympian Oscar Pistorius’ murder trial continues

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Oscar Pistorius, the first man with two prosthetic legs to compete in the Olympics, has been in the news recently, but not because of his accomplishment. Instead, the Paralympic gold medalist is currently on trial for the murder of his girlfriend. Pistorius was found kneeling at the side of dying […]

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Tennis falls short in spring season opener against Bates College

March 6, 2014 5:00 pm0 comments

Despite two hard-fought wins in singles play, the Lyons fell 7-2 to Bates College in their spring schedule opener at home on Saturday. Mount Holyoke slips to 6-7 overall with the loss, while the Bobcats improve to 4-1 for the season. In the first flight of doubles action, Mount Holyoke […]

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Police the language: NFL considers banning the N-word

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In a controversial move, the National Football League’s (NFL) competition committee is expected to enact a rule that would penalize a player 15-yards for using the N-word on the field. The Fitz Pollard Alliance, a group that monitors diversity in the NFL, believes that the committee will introduce the rule […]

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That’s a wrap! Winter sports conclude 2013-2014 action

February 27, 2014 5:00 pm0 comments

The winter season for the Lyons proved eventful across all sports. Last weekend, the winter season wrapped up for the Basketball, Swimming and Diving and Indoor Track teams, while the Squash team’s season will end this weekend at the 2014 CSA Individual Nationals. Here is a look at what the […]

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