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Baseball | GU Adds Talent, Opens Season Against Wildcats

Baseball | GU Adds Talent, Opens Season Against Wildcats

To say that Head Coach Pete Wilk is results-oriented when it comes to evaluating the Georgetown baseball team would be an understatement. For Wilk, the season is all about the end result. “Preseason does not mean anything. It’s the end of the year that does,” Wilk said. Last year’s end[Read More…]

by February 17, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MAY: Coaching Term Limits Could Benefit Programs

MAY: Coaching Term Limits Could Benefit Programs

Every so often, a college athletic program becomes stale. Losing to underdogs, falling behind rivals or failing to meet postseason expectations begins to feel like a broken record. The popular response in these situations is to blame the head coach. In short, programs need the occasional change in leadership. Changes[Read More…]

by November 29, 2016 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
MAY: Kosovo Granted Chance to Compete

MAY: Kosovo Granted Chance to Compete

On Nov. 12, the Kosovo national soccer team lost 0-2 in a World Cup qualifying match against Turkey, dropping the team’s World Cup qualification record to 0-1-3. Kosovo now sits in last place in its qualifying group behind five other teams, including Croatia, Ukraine and Iceland. Barring a miracle, Kosovo[Read More…]

by November 15, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MAY: 1908 and 2016, Monumental in Both Sports and Politics

MAY: 1908 and 2016, Monumental in Both Sports and Politics

Every baseball fan knows the significance of the year 1908, especially this week. The Chicago Cubs are currently trailing 3-2 in the World Series, which they have not won in the last 108 years.  An untold number of Cubs fans lived their entire lives without seeing the team win a[Read More…]

by November 1, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MAY: Metro Exacerbates DC Playoff Woes

MAY: Metro Exacerbates DC Playoff Woes

Once again, the Washington Nationals have made an early exit from the MLB playoffs. A dramatic ninth-inning appearance by the greatest pitcher of our generation — the Dodgers’ left-handed starter Clayton Kershaw — disappointed the capital’s hopes for a championship. The game took four hours and 32 minutes to reach[Read More…]

by October 18, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MAY: Pros Enter Political Arena

MAY: Pros Enter Political Arena

Kevin Johnson played for 12 years in the NBA as a point guard for the Cleveland Cavaliers and Phoenix Suns. He now serves as the mayor of Sacramento and has made the news for one of the wilder political incidents this year. A man unhappy with Johnson’s work as mayor[Read More…]

by September 27, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

MAY: Stadium Funding Divides Taxpayers

No city in the world showcases a unique relationship with its sports teams better than Cleveland. The Cavaliers’ recent run to the town’s first professional championship in decades — led by local hero LeBron James — changed the downtrodden Ohio town into “Believeland,” redeeming decades of relative futility. For at[Read More…]

by September 13, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Men’s Soccer | GU Drops Both Opening Games

Few college teams send more than half of their starting lineups to the professional ranks in one year, and even fewer are able to recover quickly from those losses. This past weekend, No. 10 Georgetown (0-2-0) proved no exception, dropping a pair of 1-0 decisions to the No. 2 Akron[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Honoring Seniors: Stellar Careers Remembered

Jake DeCicco Aidan Curran In an era  of Georgetown football characterized by unsteady performances and losing records – with only one winning season  since the 2007-08 season – senior wide receiver Jake DeCicco  has been a model of consistency. DeCicco, a 6-foot-1 190-pound wideout from Kingston High School in Kingston,[Read More…]

by April 29, 2016 0 comments Year in Review 2015-2016

Men’s Soccer | Season Ends in Penalty Kicks for 2nd Straight Year

After its first win of the season, the Georgetown men’s soccer team (16-2-3, 9-0 Big East) pledged not to lose again this year. Despite bowing out of the NCAA tournament in the third round Sunday after a penalty shootout with underdog Boston College (11-7-2, 4-4 ACC), the Hoyas kept that[Read More…]

by December 2, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top