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Alissa Bikowski (31-left) and Mariah Villanueva (10-right). Photo courtesy of NJCU Athletic Communications.

Women’s Softball: The Year Of Redemption

Charles Villanueva, Contributing Writer March 17, 2022

The New Jersey City University women's softball team is gearing up for a new season, one that will hopefully put last year’s memories behind them. The 2020-2021 campaign for the Lady Knights was...

Individual photo of sophomore co-captain Sandy Guerrero (West Orange
native) with her family/friends in the background. Photo Courtesy of NJCU
Athletic Communications/Prescod Media.

Creating History One Match At A Time

Charles Villanueva, Contributing Writer March 15, 2022

The women’s wrestling team made history in early February for being the first collegiate team in New Jersey to host a women's wrestling match NJCU went up against East Stroudsburg University (ESU),...

The Mens and Womens Tennis teams. Photo Courtesy of NJCU Athletic Communication.

Tennis Team Prepares For Season After Receiving More Than $3000

Suhas Vittal, Contributing Writer March 8, 2022

The NJCU Men’s and Women’s Tennis teams successfully raised $3,981 to help fund their program activities for the Spring 2022 season. The fundraiser was created by Head Coach Nick Margiasso with...

 Brandon DaSilva. Photo credit NJCU Athletic Communications.

Men’s Volleyball Team Ready to Dominate after Historic Season

Suhas Vittal and Tia Warren January 31, 2022

Following a win at the Skyline Conference and a bid to the NCAA Division III championships last April, the NJCU men’s volleyball team are training even harder to defend their title and advance further. This...

Photo of Zaire Jefferson from home-opening game against Farmingdale State. Credit: NJCU Athletic Communications.

Battle of the Boulevard

Charles Villanueva, Contributing Writer December 7, 2021

The wait is finally over: the Gothic Knights have returned. In early November, the men’s basketball team had an exhibition game against Saint Peter’s University (SPU). An exhibition serves as a...

Mens sophomore Julius Libutsi. Photo Courtesy of NJCU Athletic Communications.

Cross Country Season Preview

Tyshon Johnson, Contributing Writer September 17, 2021

Following an outdoor track season that saw numerous athletes hit personal best times and a summer full of training, the Gothic Knights look to return in Fall 2021 better than they have been before. The...

NJCU Womens Softball game. Photo Courtesy of Jocelyn Prescod.

NJCU Softball Season Recap

Tyler Brown Jr. , Contributing Writer June 2, 2021

NJCU’s softball team had a rough spring and ended their season 0-19. Part of what made this a development year for the team was that they had several freshmen playing, and the pandemic meant they...

Theo Bourghelle. Courtesy of Bourghelle.

The French Connection: New Addition to NJCU’s Tennis Team

Angel Madera, Copy Editor May 10, 2021

From the age of five, Theo Bourghelle, a Junior, a transfer student from France, was appreciative of the sport and being able to transfer to NJCU after the COVID-19 pandemic affected the tennis program...

Logo of NJCUs eSports. Photo by njcuesports/Instagram.

eSports Adapts to Adverse Situations in Inaugural Season

Paul Tannucilli, Contributing Writer December 18, 2020

The Athletics department at NJCU announced in June 2020 the addition of its newest club team, eSports, making the university among the seven New Jersey Athletic Conference schools to feature online gaming...

Ley during his training with the NJCU Mens Tennis team.

From Spain To the United States: Alejandro Ley

Tyler Brown Jr. , Contributing Writer November 3, 2020

Alejandro Ley is an international student from Spain who came to the United States and currently attends the university to play for the men’s tennis team. The 15-year-old freshmen skipped two grades...

Miami Dolphins playing against the New York Giants. Photo courtesy of Aska Tucker/Flickr

The NFL Season Is Back: So What Can We Expect?

Tyler Brown Jr., Contributing Writer September 23, 2020

The wait is finally over as the NFL is back, but there will be changes from years past. Many professional sports teams have returned and opted for no fans or spectators of any kind but that will not be...

Coach Justin Beaumont and the Womens  Volleyball Team last season.

Pandemic Cancels Another Season of Sports

Haresh Oudhnarine and Maryam Pervaiz September 15, 2020

Sports across the world have been postponed due to COVID-19. In late July, all sports competitions for Fall 2020 were canceled according to a statement on the NJCU Athletics website.  In return, five...

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