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MCCC baseball team gears up for run at region XIX championship

For three consecutive seasons Mercer has reached the Region XIX Championship tournament, only to be defeated by Lackawanna College, derailing Vikings rosters filled with top-notch talent and long resumes Despite a student body of only 1,500 students, Lackawanna College’s Falcons baseball team has been a perennial region championship contender for the last seven seasons. Mercer…

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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…

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Vikings women’s soccer red hot heading into region XIX tournament

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The Mercer women’s soccer team got off to a slow start this season, losing 3 of their first 4 games. Fortunately, none of those losses came against Region XIX division I opponents, and since then have turned things around, winning 7 of their next 9 games. The Lady Vikings capped off a 6-1 inner-division regular…

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Men’s Soccer Works Towards National Championship

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After falling to Monroe College of the Bronx two-nil in the final 8 of the National Championship Tournament in 2012, head coach Widmarc Dalce says he expects his team to “go all the way this season”. The Vikings have started up and down this season with a record of 2-1-1. “We are not where we…

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PROFILE: Kelvin Flores overcomes obstacles playing soccer

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Since leaving his home country of Honduras at fourteen, Mercer student, Kelvin Flores has faced a series of challenges. To overcome them he has relied on three things, as his cousin, Felix Baquedano explains: “work, soccer and school. The kid [does] nothing else.” Flores says the language barrier was his first major test: “People made…

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Men’s basketball makes the playoffs

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At 17 wins and 7 losses, the Mercer County Vikings men’s basketball team is on pace for its best finish since Coach Howard Levy took the job five seasons ago. With four games left to play in the regular season, the Mercer Vikings are in second place trailing only Essex County in Division II of…

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