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Elizabeth Hartel

Beacon Correspondent

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Athletic department aims to attract attendees

Since the beginning of the fall 2015 sports season, the Emerson athletic department has given away T-shirts, tumbler cups, and bleacher cushions to those who attend home games.

Freshman forward off to fast start

In high school, basketball player Sierra Ducey knew she would be on the court. Where, however, was always in question.

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A NEWMAC first for men's soccer team

On Oct. 25, for the first time in a NEWMAC game, the Lions did not lose. They ended their game against Clark in a 0-0 double overtime tie.

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Libero leads Lions’ young defense

A lifelong volleyball player with a long list of achievements, defensive specialist Sam Harton has already made her presence known in her first year with the Lions.

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Hard work pays dividends for Lions keeper

Melanie Escobar isn’t the Emerson women’s soccer team’s full time goalie, but that isn’t stopping the sophomore from racking up the conference awards.

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Women's tennis focuses on the future

Despite its losing record, the women's tennis team is optimistic about its future.