Former YCP hoop star Nick Brady among 3 inducted into Hall of Fame

By Jack Fennell YORK College on Oct. 1 held a ceremony for its 2022 Athletic Hall of Fame Class. This is the 32nd class to be recognized and put into the school’s Hall of Fame. Inductees were Jason Christenberry, Ben Edwards and Nick Brady. Christenberry was a dominant four-year right-handed starter for the Spartan baseball squad. He finished his Spartan career ranked in the top … Continue reading Former YCP hoop star Nick Brady among 3 inducted into Hall of Fame

York College alum savoring pro lacrosse title with what was an ‘egoless group’

By Chris Hulsart TO REACH the pinnacle of sports and win a championship is always an accomplishment, but to win a championship at the professional level means that you are one of the best in the world at the sport you do. This is the case for York College alum Matt Whitcher, who recently won the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) championship with the Waterdogs in … Continue reading York College alum savoring pro lacrosse title with what was an ‘egoless group’

York College women’s soccer team beats E-town, stays unbeaten at home

By Chris Hulsart THE York College of Pennsylvania women’s soccer team defeated the Elizabethtown Blue Jays by a score of 2-0 on Saturday on a beautiful day for soccer. After the scoreless tie between the two squads in the first half, the Spartans caught a break in the 57th minute when Erin Snyder was fouled in the box and netted a penalty kick for a … Continue reading York College women’s soccer team beats E-town, stays unbeaten at home

Last-second goal robs Spartans of shutout win

By Jack Fennell THE 25th-ranked York College Spartans men’s soccer team on Wednesday faced off against the St. Mary’s (Md.) Seahawks in a close defensive battle that went right down to the end of the game. Luke Nall scored the only Spartan goal less than 10 minutes into the game and was assisted by Tyler Howlett and Jack Mitzelfelt. The Spartans played fantastic defense led … Continue reading Last-second goal robs Spartans of shutout win

Moving baseball, softball to west campus remains an appealing idea

By Julian Leon THE sports facilities on York College’s west campus, as we know, is home to two multi-purpose fields and an amazing gym. But what about some of its oldest sports, baseball and softball? Still stuck on main campus, this article explores the benefits of moving both to the west campus. One of the key components behind this potential move is location convenience. Locker … Continue reading Moving baseball, softball to west campus remains an appealing idea

York College field hockey team begins season with high hopes, shutout

By Jack Fennell ANOTHER year of York college field hockey has officially begun with a home opener shutout Thursday against St. Mary’s 2-0. It was a defensive battle, with Kat Knox starting the scoring in the third quarter and Maggie Spadorfa putting on the finishing touches by scoring late in the fourth quarter and sealing a Spartan victory. It was a perfect way to begin … Continue reading York College field hockey team begins season with high hopes, shutout

YCP coach Jared Wagner building success as ‘a great role model and a ferocious competitor’

By Andrew Reever FROM a high school basketball star to a York College 1,000 point score for the York College men’s basketball team, Jared Wagner is living his dream. Growing up, he played many sports from basketball to baseball, swimming, and soccer for the YMCA. Wagner started off very competitive at a young age as he had to play up a year above him to … Continue reading YCP coach Jared Wagner building success as ‘a great role model and a ferocious competitor’

Leading by example: Pena wrapping up historic season for women’s track and field team

By Chris Hulsart SIX. That is the amount of times that junior track star Julia Pena is featured individually on the York College women’s track record board, the most by any athlete on that list in the program’s long history. Even more impressive is that all these milestones have come during her historic 2022 campaign. Pena, a forensic chemistry major from New York, has been … Continue reading Leading by example: Pena wrapping up historic season for women’s track and field team

For men’s lacrosse, a satisfying win ahead of the playoffs

By Chris Hulsart THE York College Spartans narrowly defeated the Stevenson Mustangs 12-8 at Kinsley Field on Wednesday in a nail-biting lacrosse contest. The Spartans only trailed for a few minutes after the opening goal by the Mustangs, but Stevenson kept it close, tying the game on multiple occasions. Ben Mayer and Dylan Wolf both notched hat tricks, six different York players scored goals, and … Continue reading For men’s lacrosse, a satisfying win ahead of the playoffs

Was that thunder or just the Spartans bats? YCP wins big on rainy afternoon

By Andrew Reever A RAINY April Tuesday at York College sure sounded like a thunderstorm with the amount of cracks at the bat the Spartans created in a 14-2 win. With the Spartans defense quickly shutting down the Hood College Blazers in the first inning, York College was next at bat. With one out, YCP’s Joe Capobiancocrushed a two-run home run over the fence in … Continue reading Was that thunder or just the Spartans bats? YCP wins big on rainy afternoon