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[6 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Mohawk wins home-opener; starts 2-0 | ]

Starting point guards are usually taught to go into a game with a pass first shoot second mentality. Meant to be the facilitators for their team, point guards are left to curb their desire to score, and rather setup teammates to take care of the points.
The situation for Mohawk is a little different, however. Starting point guard for the Mountaineers, Rachelle Abella, is forced to start each game with a different mindset than most typical point guards.
“I have a role on the team,” said Abella. “I’m a captain so I …

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[6 Nov 2011 | Comments Off on Mohawk wins big in home opener | ]

Defence leading to offence allowed the Mountaineers to pull away from the overmatched and undersized St. Clair Saints in Mohawk’s 98-66 home opening win on Nov. 4.
“Basically, we just had to work on rebounding, take of defence, and let the offence take care of itself,” said starting point guard Manny Campbell.
Mohawk played an up tempo game that wore down the Saints, and allowed plenty of easy baskets in the second half. Aminu Bello reaped the benefits of several layups off fast-break passes, mostly by Campbell, that helped him reach a …

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[14 Sep 2011 | Comments Off on Varsity sports suffer as strike rages on | ]

Usually this time of year the Mohawk Sports Park is full of varsity athletes playing rugby, soccer and fastball.
This season, however, the park sits empty.  A college support-staff strike means some of these athletes may be looking at a lost season. Many games have already been postponed and no one knows what the future holds.
“We have such a short season already that I’m concerned how many games we’re going to have to be playing to make up for those extra games that have already been postponed,” said fastball pitcher Jessica …