The Jasper Dancers Make History at Nationals

By Megan LaCreta, Arts & Entertainment Editor The Jasper Dancers made history at the NDA Nationals Competition in Daytona Beach. Fl., making the D1 Jazz finals for the first time in program history. The team also ranked fourth in the nation for D1 Hip Hop, continuing a legacy of success in the genre since winning first place at their most recent Nationals competition in 2019. … Continue reading The Jasper Dancers Make History at Nationals

Manhattan Women’s Basketball Team Reflects on Its Road to the MAAC Championship

by Maddie Mulkigian, Contributor The Manhattan Women’s Basketball team’s trip to the MAAC Championship was years in the making. While the Jaspers’ championship run was cut short against Fairfield, the team made it clear that they will not be going anywhere.  “When we first came in, that wasn’t the goal. The goal was to be a solid team and to work our way up the … Continue reading Manhattan Women’s Basketball Team Reflects on Its Road to the MAAC Championship

Transfer Pitcher Finds “Strikeout Success”on Manhattan’s Field

Will Hesslink is a transfer graduate student who will be pitching for the baseball team. GOJASPERS/COURTESY By Christine Nappi, Senior Writer Baseball has always been a constant in Will Hesslink’s life. Although the sport wasn’t too popular in his chilly Vermont hometown, Hesslink was always surrounded by it. His father, a big baseball fan, would take him to the field often to throw the ball … Continue reading Transfer Pitcher Finds “Strikeout Success”on Manhattan’s Field

Manhattan College Softball Gives the Fordham Rams a Hard Time

By Maddie Mulkigian, Contributor In the 16th matchup between Manhattan College’s and Fordham’s softball teams, the Jaspers exhibited the talent and grit that earned them the title as the champion of the MAAC conference in 2021.  After not scoring a single run in the 2021 Battle of The Bronx, the Jaspers held the Rams to one run up until the sixth inning. In the pouring … Continue reading Manhattan College Softball Gives the Fordham Rams a Hard Time

The Peacocks Help Put The MAAC on the Map

By Isaiah Rosario, Assistant Sports Editor  Saint Peter’s University — what else is there to say? The Peacocks have been the talk of the country since beating the number two ranked University of Kentucky 85-79 in the first round of March Madness. Saint Peter’s success does not stop there. In the second round of March Madness, the Peacocks defeated number seven ranked Murray State 70-60 … Continue reading The Peacocks Help Put The MAAC on the Map

Jasper Softball Recognizes Teammate’s Brother During Brain Injury Awareness Month

By Karen Flores, Asst. Features Editor On March 20, the Manhattan College women’s softball team recognized teammate Jessie Rising’s older brother, Michael Rising, during a pregame ceremony to show solidarity during brain injury awareness month. Michael threw the ceremonial first pitch to Jessie before the first of two games against the Wagner Seahawks.  Head coach Cat Clifford came up with the idea and wanted to … Continue reading Jasper Softball Recognizes Teammate’s Brother During Brain Injury Awareness Month

Jasper Golf Swings into Spring Season

By Lauren Raziano, Web Editor and Assistant Sports Editor  The Manhattan College Golf team was picked 8th in the MAAC Conference and is planning to rise the ranks this season. They started off slow, finishing ninth at the Sacred Heart Invitational, which was held at LPGA International in Daytona Beach, Fla. This past weekend, the Jaspers finished 20th on the final day of the Battle … Continue reading Jasper Golf Swings into Spring Season

 Jasper Baseball Faces Off With Canisius in Season Opener

By, Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief  Jasper Baseball beat Canisius in their first MAAC game of the 2022 season. The team took a 2-1 win in the first game of a weekend series against Canisius on Friday, March 25.  Matt Padre brought home the winning run in the ninth inning, after junior Pete Durocher delivered a one-out single through the left side. The win against Canisius sets … Continue reading  Jasper Baseball Faces Off With Canisius in Season Opener

Jaspers Track & Field Closed Out the Indoor Season at the ECAC/IC4A Championships

By Kelly Cwik, Staff Writer The Jaspers Track & Field Team closed out the first indoor track season since 2019-2020 at the ECAC/IC4A Championships. The team traveled to Boston University to compete on March 5 and 6.  At the Eastern Collegiate Athletic Conference (ECAC), the women’s track and field team tied for 18th place out of 21 teams on day two of the competition. On … Continue reading Jaspers Track & Field Closed Out the Indoor Season at the ECAC/IC4A Championships