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Mike Boucher

Mike Boucher

Christ follower indulging in sports, food, and writing.

“2.6 on the game clock, Malachi Hall controls, he puts up a shot……..” On December 5, 2017, Cairn University defeated the Blue Jays of Elizabethtown College in a non-conference matchup.  Pretty standard right?  What would have gone down as a fairly insignificant, standard non-conference victory was quickly trumped by how

December has commenced, and Christmas Break is right around the corner, which means winter sports are in full swing.  Men’s and Women’s basketball are in mid-season form and are preparing for conference play.  On the flipside of things, another team is heading into preseason, and they are ready to make the

On Tuesday, October 31, Cairn Men’s Soccer lost in the CSAC quarterfinals to Centenary University, 4-2.  Now, while many will look at this without more than a blink of an eye, there is a lot more to this historic matchup. The most noteworthy aspect of the game was it was
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Winter is right around the corner, and that means basketball is primed and ready to get back into full swing. With several teams looking to build off of successful seasons last year, the CSAC will be up for grabs and several teams will have a shot to take the crown

Rarely around the College Athletics landscape do people get to witness “dual-sports athletes.”  Throughout the past 4 years, Cairn University Athletics has been graced with a supreme talent, one that will be remembered for years to come. Enter Mark Heater, former soccer star and current standout golfer on the Cairn

  Cairn University Athletics has made its name through several different NCAA sanctioned programs. Cross Country, baseball, and men’s soccer have all shown relevance in their respective sports.  What if I told you that the team with the greatest legacy at Cairn would not be an NCAA team, but instead
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Place:  Penndel Bowling Center Address: 449 W Lincoln Hwy, Penndel PA Distance: 2.2 miles Cost: $2 ($1 games and $1 shoe rentals) How do I get there?: Close enough to walk there! Cairn University has many significant attributes:  small classes, biblically-minded professors, meaningful relationships, and delicious food options to name

Three: The number of overtime losses Cairn men’s soccer had during the 2016 season. This is arguably the most noticeable reason why they missed the 2016 CSAC playoff tournament, the same tournament which they came within a game of qualifying for in the 2015 season. Due to all of that,

Summer is upon us, Cairn Students!  Just this past weekend, Cairn University students witnessed a plethora of events take place across campus to get them ready for the summer that awaits them.  Students had several options to choose from when it came to indulging in all their summer dreams.  To

The flowers are in bloom, the weather is warm, and the snow is all cleared up.  Spring is in full swing, and Highlander Athletics is back in action after a brief hiatus following the conclusion of winter sports.  Many spring sports teams have vaulted into hot starts and will look