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Howard Levy’s Princeton Offense helps MCCC men’s basketball sophomore captains lead talented freshmen

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The Mercer men’s basketball team has begun the season winning five of eight games, and they’ve done so with a roster that is primarily made up of freshman. Last year, the Vikings were led by 2012 NJCAA All-American Mustafa El-Amin, who won’t be playing this season because he failed to meet academic requirements. Also 2012…

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Mercer County Community College faculty picket annual gala to protest contract negotiations stalemate

Each November the college hosts a gala in the Mercer Conference Center to showcase college programs for the community before the board of trustees meets and the president, Dr. Patricia Donohue, presents her annual report. This year the main hall –which usually includes large tables full of edible arrangements, ice sculptures and dozens of faculty…

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

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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…

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Vikings women’s tennis exceeds coach’s expectations

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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…

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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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