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Small forward Bruce Guy Jr. feels Iona gives him a chance to ‘make an impact’

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor

November 5, 2018

Tennessee native Bruce Guy Jr. verbally committed to Iona College on Oct. 29, making him the first recruit in the men’s basketball 2019 recruiting class. For Guy, who held scholarship offers from Virginia Tech, SMU, Tulsa and others, going to a small school didn’t matter. He wanted to go ...

Iona removes Roland Griffin from program after altercation with assistant coach

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor

October 27, 2018

Iona College men’s basketball senior forward Roland Griffin has been dismissed from the school after an altercation with an assistant coach, according to Stadium’s Basketball Insider Jeff Goodman. “Iona College takes all matters of health and safety seriously,”  the school told Stadium. ““We take every action necessary to ensure the well-being o...

Iona place third in MAAC preseason polls, McGill name to conference first team

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor

October 23, 2018

The Iona College men’s basketball team finished in third place in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Preseason Coaches’ Poll, which was announced on Oct. 23. The Gaels, who have won three straight MAAC Championships, were tied for third with Quinnipiac. Canisius placed second, while R...

Iona wants to find consistency in power plays

Matthew Chaves Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

The Iona College men’s water polo team has fought well this season, but it hasn’t been able to produce the best results. The Gaels’ (4-18) play has been sub-par and Head Coach Bryan Kelly doesn’t shy away from it.“We’ve been bad,” Kelly said. “We haven’t even been below average, we...

Do the Yankees need to spend big to contend in 2019?

Tevan Costoso Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

The New York Yankees bowed out in the American League Division Series to the rival Boston Red Sox on Oct. 9. Their loss to the Sox now makes nine straight seasons without an appearance from the Yankees in tThe World Series.Yankees fans like me are livid about this. Yankees’ General Manager Brian Cas...

Preview of 2018-2019 NBA Season

Preview of 2018-2019 NBA Season

Will Schneiderhan Staff Writer

October 18, 2018

The 2018–2019 NBA season began on Oct. 16. Contracts have been signed and teams are ready to enter the brand-new campaign.There are many questions revolving around the new NBA season. How will this season differ from last? Will the Golden State Warriors continue their reign of dominance? Who will ...

Iona’s experience on the court has been key to eight game win streak

Iona’s experience on the court has been key to eight game win streak

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor

October 18, 2018

It has been three years since the Iona College volleyball team defeated Fairfield in a game. The Stags have been a thorn in Iona’s side, beating the Gaels seven straight times including a victory in the 2017 Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Championship. With help from the team’s faithful fan...

A guide to Iona sports this homecoming weekend

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor

October 17, 2018

Homecoming weekend at Iona College – which takes place Oct. 19 to Oct. 21 – is filled with plenty of events for students, families and alumni to enjoy. It is also a busy time for Iona Athletics, as there are games scheduled throughout the day on Saturday. From the men’s basketball scrimmage ...

Sara Krumpholcova to play in FIBA U23 3×3 World Championship

Sara Krumpholcova to play in FIBA U23 3×3 World Championship

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor

October 4, 2018

Iona College women’s basketball freshman guard Sara Krumpholcova will play with the Czech Republic national team in the FIBA U23 3x3 World Championship in China from Oct. 3 to Oct. 7, according to ICGaels.com. Krumpholcova got into 3x3 basketball three years ago when she participated in the FIB...

Top 10 uniforms in college football

Will Schneiderhan Staff Writer

October 4, 2018

College football offers the best uniforms in sports, as all programs try to top one another by using creative color schemes and designs. Here is a look at the top 10 college football jerseys in the nation.1. MiamiMiami’s program seems to be coming back. The football team had a solid season last year...

Sarah Brady resigns as women’s soccer head coach

Sarah Brady resigns as women’s soccer head coach

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor

October 3, 2018

This story was updated on Oct. 3 Sarah Brady has resigned as the head coach of the Iona College women’s soccer team, according to the Iona Athletics department. “We accepted former women’s soccer head coach Sarah Brady’s resignation for personal reasons,” Athletic Director Matt Glovaski said via emai...

Freshmen women’s soccer goalies share special connection through childhood upbringings

Ryan McFadden, Sports Editor

October 3, 2018

When freshmen Emma Havrilla and Kailey Homoky arrived at Iona College to be members of the women’s soccer team, they already shared common interests, as both are goalies and strive to succeed academically and on the field. That said, when they first met, little did Havrilla and Homoky know t...

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