Spotlight! Athlete of the Week: Clirim Shahini

by Jack Gallant Fitchburg State University’s Men’s soccer team has welcomed many new faces to its roster this year. One of the most interesting is 22-year old Senior, Clirim Shahini. Clirim is a foreign exchange student who was born in Stuttgart, Germany. While he has lived there his whole life, his parents were originally from Albania. Shahini grew up with […]

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Fitchburg State men’s soccer on the rise

By Carmen Bordonaro The familiar sounds of whistles blowing, players screaming, and posts ringing echo throughout Elliot field as the FSU Men’s Soccer team begins their quest for MASCAC gold. The air is buzzing; the Falcons are beginning to realize their potential and prepare for a difficult season ahead. The coaching staff, headed by Werner Thissen, has brought in some serious […]

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Fitchburg men’s soccer team playing to win

By Kurtis Burke and Kenny Kelly Fitchburg State University’s men’s soccer team may not have been viewed as serious competition in the past, but now they are a force to be reckoned with. The 2012 fall season turned some heads as the Falcons made their first playoff appearance in a decade. They made it to the Massachusetts State Collegiate Athletic […]

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