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October 2013 - page 2

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CAMPUS/SPORTS

Vikings men’s soccer recent games at a glance

October 9 vs. Union: The Mercer men’s soccer team visited the Owls of Union County College, and they were greeted rudely, losing 3-1 to the conference opponent. Viking’s Freshmen defender Jhessian Gonzalez scored his second goal of the season on an assist from Jeffrey Valcius.Darrien Chambers and Christian Aguirre went into the Referee’s book in… Keep Reading

CAMPUS/SPORTS

PROFILE: Widmarc “Tigana” Dalce: Former Vikings national champ becomes first African-American coach in MCCC soccer history

Jean Amadou Tigana was a French national soccer team star from the French Sudan during the mid 1980s. Tigana, a midfielder, was known for possessing tireless stamina and staying active and aggressive on both the offensive and defensive portions of the field. During the same time period a boy from Leogane, Haiti, about 20 miles… Keep Reading

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CAMPUS/SPORTS

Vikings women’s tennis exceeds coach’s expectations

The Mercer women’s tennis team was supposed to have a “challenging year” according to coach Marc Vecchiolla. In an interview before their season began, the coach said he wants the girls to “have fun and work hard” instead of focusing on wins and losses. The 2013 Lady Vikings were made up of only two second… Keep Reading

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LOCAL

Italian American festival in Mercer County Park turns 14

The aroma of cheese-steaks overstuffed with beef and charred onions filled the air. Opera music drifted from a nearby tent. The rumble of carnival rides and children screaming with joy and too much sugar could be heard in the background. The fourteenth annual Mercer County Italian American Festival was held September 27-29 in Mercer County.… Keep Reading

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