The students' perspective on Villanova Sports.

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Thank You and Farewell

October 23, 2017

As the website approaches its fourth birthday, I would like to say thank you to everyone that has supported It has been on my mind over the last few months, but I would like to announce that will not be coming back for a fifth season of Villanova hoops and will shut down. I’d like to express my thanks and gratitude to those that helped this site grow over the years.

Announcement: Needs You!

The Bench Mob is looking to expand. Looking for writers, editors, on-air talent, camera operators, social network experts, photoshop wizards, and more! Find out more information…

Announcement: Coast 2 Coast Sports

The large site overhaul didn’t go as planned. While I am happy about the registered domain and being able to change and upgrade a number of things that take place behind the scenes in the Dashboard, the big experimentation with different layouts and themes didn’t go as well. For now, it will stay how it… Read More ›

Announcement: A New Domain

After working out some server and domain issues, I can proudly say that “The Bench Mob” now has a new identity through a shorter domain name. Basically, it can now be accessed by typing in “” instead of the longer “” It is a lot more convenient and now easier to find on search engines…. Read More ›

Announcement: Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes Coming Soon

Over the course of the next few weeks or maybe even a month, I plan on┬ámaking some behind-the-scene changes for the site. There will be some script changes made through the WordPress dashboard, but some of the bigger goals will include changing the overall layout of the blog and registering a domain. In registering a… Read More ›

Announcement: Back Online!

Hope everyone is having a great summer so far. I apologize for the brief hiatus that has taken place. A lot has happened in the last few weeks in the realm of Villanova Sports. My new laptop has just arrived in the mail and “The Bench Mob” can resume bringing news and updates on Villanova… Read More ›

About The Author

Eugene Rapay '16 created "The Bench Mob" in November 2013. He joined the Villanova Times in 2012 as a writer. A Westchester, NY native, who will bring top quality coverage of all things Villanova sports.


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