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The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Damaged Futures

Damaged Futures

Michael Kelley May 9, 2014

Research finds student athletes are at greater risk for long-term health issues Photos by Austin Drucker ‘17 and Hana Isihara ‘17 Lafayette wide receiver Justin Adams remembered his first concussion...

Miked Up: Most promising NFL prospect and a Mike’d UP farewell

Mike’d Up: Most promising NFL prospect and a Mike’d UP farewell

Michael Kelley May 9, 2014

The NFL Draft started last night. Which prospects are going to have the most successful careers? The Mike’d UP guys pick three. Kowaleski: Disclaimer: I hate draft prognoses. Always have and always...

Tavani recovering from heart procedure

Michael Kelley May 2, 2014

Lafayette football coach Frank Tavani is currently recovering after undergoing a procedure to repair two 99-percent blockages in the main artery to his heart earlier this week, The Morning Call reported...

Miked Up Nation Clips: Final Four predictions

Mike’d Up Nation Clips: Final Four predictions

Michael Kelley April 28, 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrnSoA03b6U Mick and Mike break down the Final Four and tell you why it's ridiculous to think that UConn and Kentucky are Cinderella teams. Who ya got?

Surging rugby to “try”nationals

Surging rugby to “try”nationals

Michael Kelley April 25, 2014

Lafayette in the midst of historic season Photo by Christie Behot ‘16 The score was 19-15 in favor of Lafayette, but Albright University was inching closer to scoring. It was the moment that players...

Miked Up: NBA Championship predictions and six NFL games to watch next season

Mike’d Up: NBA Championship predictions and six NFL games to watch next season

Michael Kelley April 25, 2014

The NBA Playoffs kicked off last week. Who will take home the championship? Kowaleski: East: The Heat are the only logical option here. The Pacers got home court advantage, but to say they’ve been...

The Lafayette offense and defense squared off last weekend in the annual Maroon-White spring game.

That’s a wrap

Michael Kelley April 17, 2014

Lafayette football wrapped up its first step in the process of repeating as Patriot League champions. Per NCAA rules, 15 practices are allowed each spring. Lafayette finished its last practice on Thursday;...

Miked Up: UConn conquers college basketball and Adam Jones wants to beat up fans

Mike’d Up: UConn conquers college basketball and Adam Jones wants to beat up fans

Michael Kelley April 10, 2014

Ten years after both programs first accomplished the feat, the UConn men’s and women’s basketball teams both won national championships in the same season. Which title run was more impressive?   Kowaleski:...

The unanticipated cost: Indiana University study finds elite college athletes suffer lingering health effects later in life

The unanticipated cost: Indiana University study finds elite college athletes suffer lingering health effects later in life

Michael Kelley April 4, 2014

Graphic by Aaron Levenson ‘15 Glory and prestige accompany the status of being an elite college athlete. But that status exacts its own toll with a bill that may not be paid for decades, but comes in...

Miked Up: Death in Qatar and Final Four predictions

Mike’d Up: Death in Qatar and Final Four predictions

Michael Kelley March 28, 2014

A report by the International Trade Union Confederation estimates 4,000 immigrant workers will die in construction for the 2022 Qatar World Cup. Kelley: This is an absolutely appalling situation. One...

Crossing the fine line: Coaching tactics slipping into alleged abuse

Michael Kelley March 14, 2014

By Michael Kelley ‘14 and Drew Friedman ‘16 | Collaborative Writers Photo by Austin Drucker ‘17 The 2013-2014 season of college basketball appears to be the season of bully coaches. Accusations...

Point guard Nick Linder ’17 scores against Lehigh this season. He will be a major contributor next season.

Future bright for men’s basketball: Lafayette looks to next year with roster intact

Michael Kelley March 14, 2014

Photo by Austin Drucker ‘17 Entering this year, Lafayette was in a unique position: it could feature the same starting lineup for two straight seasons. The Leopards’ rotation consisted of four...

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