Manhattan Volleyball Loses Match with Niagara

Manhattan College’s volleyball team lost to Niagara University in their home match on Oct. 1 with a score of 0-3. GOJASPERS/COURTESY By Jilleen Barrett, Managing Editor/Features Editor Manhattan College’s volleyball team lost to Niagara University in their home match on Oct. 1 with a score of 0-3. The match started out like any other; Manhattan’s teammates hyped each other up with frequent high fives and … Continue reading Manhattan Volleyball Loses Match with Niagara

 Men’s Basketball to Skip Battle of the Bronx this Year

By Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief Despite a century-long tradition, the Jaspers men’s basketball team will not rival the Fordham Rams in the annual Battle of the Bronx game.  Marianne Reilly, Manhattan College’s athletic director, and Ed Kull, Fordham University’s athletic director, announced in a joint statement earlier this month that the highly anticipated game will not be on the 2022-2023 schedule.  “While we are disappointed that … Continue reading  Men’s Basketball to Skip Battle of the Bronx this Year

A Look at the New Men’s and Women’s Basketball Schedule

By Isaiah Rosario, Staff Writer Jaspers basketball has officially released its 2022-23 schedule. Despite the difficult finish to their last season with the men losing in the first round of the MAAC against Rider and the women’s tough loss in the championship game of the MAAC tournament against Fairfield, the Jaspers look for a fresh start this season.   Head women’s basketball Coach Heather Vulin gave … Continue reading A Look at the New Men’s and Women’s Basketball Schedule

Reina Callahan Brings Japanese Techniques to Manhattan

By Angelica Niedermeyer, Asst. Sports Editor Soccer has always surrounded junior Reina Callahan’s life.  “Our dad wanted us to play soccer when we were young because he was a soccer player,” said Callahan. “He kind of pushed that on us.” Michael Callahan, her father, played soccer at Saint Michael’s College in Vermont, while her brothers Yuji and Junta also played collegiately. Yuji played soccer at … Continue reading Reina Callahan Brings Japanese Techniques to Manhattan

Gunnar Studenhofft Is Ready for the Pressure of MAAC Play 

By Maddie Mulkigian, Asst. Sports Editor  With its challenging non-conference schedule out of the way, the Manhattan Men’s Soccer team is ready to face its toughest opponents in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC). At the front of their starting line and ahead on the scoring leaderboard, Gunnar Studenhofft is about to face his toughest challenge yet: ten games in a row in a grueling … Continue reading Gunnar Studenhofft Is Ready for the Pressure of MAAC Play 

Poms Up! Manhattan College Cheer Back at it for Another Season 

By Grace Cardinal, Staff Writer Manhattan College cheerleading wrapped up their yearly tryouts last week, welcoming seven new members to the team. Manhattan Cheer has made a name for itself in the last few years through various performances at basketball games, yearly performances at the MAAC tournament, and by challenging the traditional ideals of cheer through accepting students based on attitude, not just skill.  Even … Continue reading Poms Up! Manhattan College Cheer Back at it for Another Season 

What Can A Woman Athlete Look Like? Serena Williams Changed our Answer

By Kyla Guilfoil, Editor-in-Chief For decades, women athletes have been defined not just by their skills on the field or the court, but also by their bodies.  From soccer to tennis to ballet to swimming, a woman athlete is expected to look a certain way. Be strong, but don’t let us see too many muscles. Be fast, but be quiet. Be great, but don’t take … Continue reading What Can A Woman Athlete Look Like? Serena Williams Changed our Answer

Cross Country Teams Boost Camaraderie During Preseason

By Jilleen Barrett, Managing Editor/Features Editor Manhattan College’s cross country teams are ready to race to the top this season. After a preseason focused on team building and preparation, graduate student Michael Hennelly and senior Andria Scaglione feel optimistic about continuing to put some pride to the Jasper name. Scaglione, who consistently has been a top finisher for the team since her freshman year, is … Continue reading Cross Country Teams Boost Camaraderie During Preseason

No Battle of the Bronx in the 2022 Season: Women’s Soccer

By Alexandrea Velez, Staff Writer Women’s soccer was the first of Manhattan teams to announce the Rams would not be on their schedule this season, putting a pause on a rivalry dating back to 1911.  The rivalry, primarily competed by men’s basketball, first started in 1911-1912 during the Men’s basketball season. The Jaspers took the first win, with 20-19 points. Women’s soccer has taken part … Continue reading No Battle of the Bronx in the 2022 Season: Women’s Soccer