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Tourney Loss Ends Pioneers Season

David Otero The C.W. Post Pioneers men’s basketball team made a nice run for the season, but it has come to an end. On Saturday March 12th, the eighth seeded C.W. Post Pioneers squared off against the top seed in the East Region of the NCAA Division II Basketball Tournament,…

ECC CHAMPIONS!

Report on the ECC Championship David Otero On Sunday, March 6th, the C.W. Post men’s basketball team knocked off the number one-ranked Bridgeport Purple Knights 68-64 to win the East Coast Conference Championship and advance to the NCAA Division II Tournament. The entire tournament was being played in Bridgeport, so…

So Far So Good: Pratt Recreation Center Opens Concession Stand to Student Body

Pratt Concession Stand Anthony Corona For many athletes, finding the time to eat during the day is a huge challenge. Coaches run long practices in all sports and, after practices are over, large amounts of homework prevent student athletes from having a meal for dinner. Many students would have to…

Senior Spotlight: Janea Aiken

By: Helene Bruckner Since joining the women’s basketball team in the fall of 2009, Janea Aiken has made a name for herself at C.W. Post.  A transfer from S.U.N.Y. Albany, she was named the East Coast Conference Player of the Year in 2010 and 2011, the Eastern College Athletic Conference…

Lady Pioneers Headed to the NCAA Tournament

Women’s basketball recap Matthew Saur The Lady Pioneers entered the ECC tournament as the fourth seed, but have played the Cinderella story, knocking off Queens College on Wednesday, March 2nd, at the Pratt Center. They then traveled to Bridgeport to knock off Saint Thomas Aquinas and Bridgeport to make it…

Baseball Drops 5 Games: Prepares for Florida

Men’s baseball Anthony Corona This past weekend, the C.W. Post baseball team dropped five games at the Baseball Heaven Complex in Yaphank, New York. The baseball team came back from North Carolina two weeks ago having dropped four games before coming back north for this week’s set of games. The…

Rough Start: Baseball Drops Four Games in North Carolina

Anthony Corona The C.W. Post baseball team dropped all four games in their first action of the season in Morehead, North Carolina two weeks ago, opening their 2011 season with a 0-4 record. The Pioneers, who were selected 3rd in the East Coast Conference Preseason Poll, had a tough schedule,…

So Close…

David Otero The C.W. Post men’s basketball team had won five consecutive games before being handed tough back-to-back losses to the Queens College Knights and the Bridgeport Purple Knights last weekend. The absence of sophomore guard Jonathan Kohler to injury during the last three games has proven to have really…

Lady Pioneers Head to ECC Tournament

Matthew Saur The C.W. Post women’s basketball team powered their way into the ECC Tournament with victories in four of their last five games. In those games, the Pioneers seemed to finally all be on the same page after a relatively up and down regular season. In the first round…

Lady Pioneers Catch Fire Right Before Playoffs

Matthew Saur The C.W. Post women’s basketball team ended their regular season on a hot streak, winning four of their last five games.  On Wednesday, February 23rd, C.W. Post locked up a playoff berth in the ECC tournament with a 59-53 victory over Queens College. The Pioneers then wrapped up…