Youth movement takes over YCP men’s basketball

By Chris Hulsart SOMETIMES in sports, a new approach is what’s needed for a team to get back on the winning track. Although there may be a rough adjusting period, flipping the script can make the difference in the long run. This seems to be exactly what the YCP men’s basketball program has decided on. After a rough end to the 2022 season that saw … Continue reading Youth movement takes over YCP men’s basketball

LVC uses late rush to overtake York College men, 74-67: photos

By Jack Fennell THE YORK College men’s basketball team went most of the last 10 minutes of the game without scoring and lost to Lebanon Valley 74-67 at the Charles Wolf Gymnasium on Tuesday night. It was the first of a men’s-women’s doubleheader against the Dutchmen. The Spartan women won 49-47 on a pair of free throws with 6 seconds left. The York men fell … Continue reading LVC uses late rush to overtake York College men, 74-67: photos

Messiah rallies late to beat YCP in men’s basketball: photos

By Brendan Bilo MESSIAH went on a 12-2 run over the final 3:19 of the game to beat visiting York College 68-64 in a men’s basketball game played Wednesday night. York is now 2-3 and 0-1 in MAC Commonwealth play. Messiah improved to 5-2 and 1-0 in the conference. Chis Miery led the Spartans with a season-high 19 points and a season-high tying three steals, … Continue reading Messiah rallies late to beat YCP in men’s basketball: photos

YCP’s Bastress still ‘hooked’ on coaching as wrestling program continues to build on its successes

By Nathan Leakway HEAD wrestling coach Duane Bastress walks into his office on the second floor of Grumbacher every morning carrying a stuffed gym bag and a large jug of water, signs of a coaching style that still – after nine seasons at the helm of the wrestling program – is decidedly hands-on.  “I’m on the mat every day,” he says, “at least until this … Continue reading YCP’s Bastress still ‘hooked’ on coaching as wrestling program continues to build on its successes

After quick start, YCP wrestlers fall in opener

By Brendan Bilo THE York College men’s wrestling team opened their dual schedule Wednesday with a 31-12 loss to TCNJ in front of a spirited home crowd inside M&T Bank Field House. TCNJ improved to 2-0. Here are a couple of highlights from the York College wrestling page: * The Spartans had some early momentum as a pair of their top wrestlers claimed victories in … Continue reading After quick start, YCP wrestlers fall in opener

Top women’s field hockey seed a little too much for YCP to overcome: photos

By Brendan Bilo No 1-ranked Salisbury got a third quarter goal to beat York College 1-0 in the second round of the 2022 NCAA Women’s Field Hockey Tournament in Salisbury, Maryland on Saturday morning. The Spartans finished the season at 16-6; that total is a school record for wins. Salisbury moves on to the national quarterfinals on Sunday with a mark of 18-0, making it … Continue reading Top women’s field hockey seed a little too much for YCP to overcome: photos

YCP field hockey team triumphs in first-ever NCAA tournament game: photos

Photos by Brendan Bilo IT WAS a great night for York College field hockey. The team made history on Wednesday night, earning a 4-2 NCAA tournament win over DeSales University in the opening round of the tournament. This was the first-ever NCAA Tournament game for both teams. The Spartans starred quickly as Katie Martino scored in the third minute of play, and then after DeSales … Continue reading YCP field hockey team triumphs in first-ever NCAA tournament game: photos

In the wake of a personal loss, a YCP sports team becomes stronger

By Chris Hulsart TRAGEDY struck in the early morning of Oct. 8 when York College student Drew Ruehlicke died suddenly. Ruehlicke, in his third year at York, was a student-athlete who accomplished a lot during his time here. More than what he did on the field or anywhere else, Ruehlicke’s impact as a member of the community was most felt with his positive influence on … Continue reading In the wake of a personal loss, a YCP sports team becomes stronger

YCP vs. Messiah women’s soccer, MAC Commonwealth title game: photos

By Brendan Bilo FOR THE second straight year, the York College women’s soccer team played for a MAC Commonwealth championship. This year turned out to be a repeat of last year, as the Spartans dropped a 2-0 decision to top-ranked Messiah. The Falcons earned their 19th conference championship with the victory as they advance to next week’s NCAA Division III Tournament. The Falcons, who avenged … Continue reading YCP vs. Messiah women’s soccer, MAC Commonwealth title game: photos

York College vs. Messiah field hockey, MAC Commonwealth title game: photos

Photos by Brendan Bilo THE YORK College field hockey team made their first MAC Commonwealth championship game appearance on Saturday, traveling to Grantham for a meeting with top-seeded Messiah. The host Falcons picked up a 2-0 win to earn the title and the conference’s automatic NCAA Tournament bid. The Spartans fell to 15-5 overall while the Falcons improved to 16-2. But there is good news. … Continue reading York College vs. Messiah field hockey, MAC Commonwealth title game: photos