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Ditcher, Gianniny and Morgan lead Brown and White to fourth place

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By A.J. Mitchell Contributing Writer The St. Bonaventure men’s golf team took a trip down to Cornell, NY this past weekend to play in the Cornell Invitational at the Robert Trent Jones golf course at Cornell University.   Sophomore Nolan Ditcher put an exclamation point onto his great weekend by shooting a one-over par 72 on Sunday.…

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Video replay makes soccer better

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Major League Soccer, MLS, introduced a fifth member to its referee staff during games halfway through the 2017 season: a video assistant referee (VAR). The introduction of video review in MLS marks a change in soccer. Referees are finally being recognized as mistake-making humans, and video review is there in case a play is missed.…

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Walk-on takes team leadership role

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Sean Mickey Contributing Writer Levi Malone’s tenure on the St. Bonaventure men’s cross country team has been an everchanging journey. Levi began his time at Bonaventure solely as a student. Now, as a senior, Levi is a captain of the men’s cross country team. He said his resilience and dedication to the sport haven’t gone…

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Bonnies shine in the classroom

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By Jeff Uveino Contributing Writer Spring 2017 marked the 24th straight semester that St. Bonaventure University student-athletes have accumulated an overall 3.0 or better GPA. Thirteen of Bonaventure’s Division I teams also produced a 3.0 GPA or better, and 134 student-athletes amassed a 3.50 GPA or better during the spring 2017 semester and were named to the…

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Coach plans cystic fibrosis fundraiser

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By Mike Hogan Contributing Writer This past weekend, Darryn Fiske, the St. Bonaventure University strength and conditioning coach hosted his 11th annual cystic fibrosis walk in dedication to his 12-year-old nephew, Andrew, who was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at birth. Cystic fibrosis is a terminal disease that damages the lungs as well as the digestive system, and it is life-threating. There is no cure for…

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Kenney gives insight on TV coverage

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The St. Bonaventure men’s basketball team will be on the big screen this season 14 times, five of those on ESPN programming. CBS Sports Network and NBC Sports Network will be rounding out the national appearances, making it the most nationally televised games for Bonaventure since Mark Schmidt took over the program in 2006. Bonaventure’s…

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Long paces golf to tenth place finish

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By A.J. Mitchell Contributing Writer   The St. Bonaventure men’s golf team traveled to Hamilton, NY for their season debut this weekend to participate in the Alex Lagowitz Memorial Invitational at Seven Oaks Golf Club, which was hosted by Hamilton College.   The Bonnies started strong thanks to a career-best performance by senior Corey Long. After the first…

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Cross country speeds into season

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By Emily Coughlin Staff Writer The men’s and women’s cross country teams have already proved to be quite successful this season, thanks in part to the 10 freshmen men and six freshmen women. The freshmen recruits for both teams proved to be great assets to the team after both men and women defeated Niagara, a…

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Rugby gears towards successful season

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By Derek Borycki Contributing Writer The St. Bonaventure men’s rugby team has been getting ready for their upcoming season. With a week left until the Bonnies men’s varsity rugby team’s season opener against Kutztown University on Saturday, Sept. 16, it’s important to know what to expect this season from the team. Head coach Andrew Tui…

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Former SBU diving coach returns

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By Sean Mickey Contributing Writer There’s a familiar face at the Reilly Center this year. St. Bonaventure University alumnus and former coach Stephanie Fleming has returned as the men’s and women’s diving coach for the Bonnies. “Coming back to Bonaventure was a really easy decision because last year my husband [Jesse Fleming] was named head…

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Men’s soccer kicks off strong

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By Mike Hogan Contributing Writer   Through the first four games of the season, the St. Bonaventure men’s soccer team (2-1-1), there has been no shortage of thrillers. In each of those four games, overtime has been needed to decide them, and sometimes, one overtime wasn’t enough. The Bonnies’ persistence has shined through since the…

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Men’s soccer drops double overtime thriller

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By A.J. Mitchell Contributing Writer   The St. Bonaventure men’s soccer team suffered their first loss of the season last night during a hard-fought double overtime battle against Houston Baptist, losing 2-1. It is the fourth consecutive overtime game for the Bonnies and second consecutive double overtime game. The Huskies struck early when Dequan Thomas…

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