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VIDEO: Messiah baseball upends #9 Shenandoah

Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief Messiah baseball claimed a 5-1 win over national No. 9 Shenandoah on Wednesday in Grantham. The win moves the Falcons to 6-9 this season after what was just the fourth home game of the season due to weather. Derek Drake knocked in a two-run double and Joseph Saufley’s two-run home run on […]

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Messiah wrestling National Championship preview: Kaleb Loht

  Jake English Student Writer What is the secret behind returning National Champion Kaleb Loht’s success on the mat? Shucking and wrangling pigs back home on the Loht Farm. Loht, the returning National Champion in the 141-lb. weight class, is the lone senior from Messiah wrestling’s four national qualifiers. He will be looking to take […]

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Messiah wrestling National Championship preview: Josh Thomson

Jake English Student Writer “The Giant Center is the heart of Pennsylvania wrestling…and I have unfinished business there.” These words of determination come from junior Messiah wrestler Josh Thomson. Thomson is the third out of four national qualifiers for Messiah’s wrestling team, and will be competing in the 174-lb. weight class for the Division III […]

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Messiah wrestling National Championship preview: Lucas Malmberg

Jake English Student Writer “The Red-Headed Assassin” is what they call him in the wrestling room, but most people know him better as Lucas Malmberg. Malmberg, a sophomore seeded No. 2 in the 125-lb. weight class, is one of four national qualifiers on Messiah’s wrestling team. He will be striving to win a national championship […]

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Messiah wrestling National Championship preview: Ben Swarr

Jake English Student Writer Ben Swarr is a man of many names. “Swarrior”, “Swarrzan”, and “Swarrhead” are just a few that he has been dubbed with. This freshmen is one of four national qualifiers for the Messiah wrestling team. He will be making his NCAA Division III National Championship debut in the 184 lb. weight […]

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Capitol journeyman: Messiah professor participates in SFIA health advocacy efforts

Carter Davis Student Writer Messiah College Health and Human Performance professor Dr. Scott Kieffer put his expertise to good use for the Sport & Fitness Industry Association’s annual National Health Through Fitness Day on Mar. 4. Kieffer represented the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) in an envoy sent to speak to members of Congress […]

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The Road to Hershey: With second straight Regional team title secured, Messiah wrestling looks to nationals

Jake English Student Writer This past weekend, the Messiah Wrestling Team captured their second straight NCAA Mideast Regional championship in Hitchcock Arena. The team also ended up qualifying four wrestlers for the NCAA Division III National Championship, which takes place at the Giant Center in Hershey on Mar. 13-14. Sophomore Lucas Malmberg (125 lb.), senior […]

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Messiah men’s club frisbee: A “Mammoth” love of fun and frisbee

Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second of a two-part feature on Messiah’s two Ultimate frisbee club teams. This story is also featured in the Mar. 6 print edition of The Swinging Bridge, which is on newsstands now. The first part–on the women’s team, the Messiah Mastadon Revolution–can be viewed here. After a few years […]

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The Big Show: Messiah prepared to host NCAA Regional wrestling tournament

By Jake English Student Writer After five months of hard work and intense training, the Messiah Wrestling team is excited and prepared for the postseason. This weekend, the Falcons will hosting the NCAA Mideast Regional wrestling tournament. Having won the Regional Championship the previous year, the team is excited to be defending it on their […]

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Messiah men’s lacrosse opener recap

By Carter Davis Student Writer An airtight Stevenson Mustang defense shut down the Messiah’s men’s lacrosse offensive attack as the Falcons fell to their across-the-border conference opponent 13-1. Weekend snow put the men’s season opener on hold, so the Falcons had a difficult task ahead. Stevenson came into the game ranked third in the nation […]

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Student Stress During Finals Week

Alyssa Burd Student Writer Finals week is rapidly approaching and almost every student at Messiah College is beginning to experience […]

Jon Bellion’s Performance At Wednesday’s B-Sides

Rose Talbot Student Writer Last Wednesday, Jon Bellion played in a B-Sides Concert. Bellion is a singer-songwriter and record producer […]

Local Breeches rope swing comes down after ongoing problems

Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief David Yoder had always been fond of seeing people have a good time playing in the Yellow […]

Week at a Glance: April 27-May 3

Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief Alternate Chapels A Peace Speech Contest featuring student speeches and a Q&A time facilitated by George Pickens, will be […]

Earthkeepers holding cleaning event for Earth Day

Joel Hoover Editor-in-Chief The Earthkeepers club will be holding a special cleaning event in celebration of today’s Earth Day. The […]

Fashion Column: Dress Fest

Bree Whitelock Opinions Editor Nothing shouts that warm weather is finally here more than pockets of girls spread throughout campus […]


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