Category: Sports

Through Scanlan’s Eyes

JOHN GALLAGHER SPORTS EDITOR The Franciscan University men’s tennis team has received much good news over the past two years. I have, however, never seen a reaction so unique as the one elicited when the team was informed that we…

The art of not listening

JOHN GALLAGHER SPORTS EDITOR The spring athletics season is upon us, and it sounds a lot like my morning alarm. It looks like one more workout repetition than I can comfortably complete, smells like the addictive combination of perspiration and…

Our common language

JOHN GALLAGHER SPORTS EDITOR- “English?” He shakes his head, still staring into my eyes as though if he stared long enough, he could somehow scale the language barrier currently plaguing our shallow excuse for a conversation. “Habla español?” Another shake…

Barons lose to Mount Aloysius College

JOHN GALLAGHER SPORTS EDITOR Despite leading for the majority of the second half, the Franciscan University men’s basketball team lost a close game to Mount Aloysius College on Wednesday, 63-61. After overcoming a five-point deficit early in the first half,…