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John Thompson III Fired After 2 Consecutive Losing Seasons

John Thompson III Fired After 2 Consecutive Losing Seasons

March 24, 2017 at 4:00 am 0 comments

After losing two consecutive seasons without any postseason play, Head Coach John Thompson III has been fired from his position in the men’s basketball program, according to a statement released by the university Thursday. Thompson’s dismissal comes after the worst four-year stretch in his 13-year tenure, where he missed theRead More

CHRISTOVICH: MLB Should Protect Pitchers

CHRISTOVICH: MLB Should Protect Pitchers

March 24, 2017 at 3:48 am 0 comments

Potential panic ensued Tuesday for San Francisco Giants fans when ace Madison Bumgarner suddenly left a Cactus League game after only two short innings of stellar pitching. After further explanation from manager Bruce Bochy, it became clear that the reason for this was not a masked injury, but rather aRead More

Tennis | Women Rally to Defeat Williams, Men Build Confidence

Tennis | Women Rally to Defeat Williams, Men Build Confidence

March 24, 2017 at 3:46 am 0 comments

In a continuation of its successful 2017 campaign, the Georgetown women’s tennis team defeated Williams College on Tuesday at Georgetown Visitation. Head Coach Gordie Ernst has preached consistency and effort all season — two traits the Hoyas continue to embody on the court. The Hoyas’ (8-3) match against the EphsRead More

Baseball | Superko Leads GU to Road Victory

Baseball | Superko Leads GU to Road Victory

March 24, 2017 at 3:41 am 0 comments

The Georgetown baseball team kicked off its home season this week with a win over Coppin State at Shirley Povich Field. Wednesday’s home opener came after a weekend series against the Big South’s Gardner-Webb, in which the Hoyas dropped two of three games. Inconsistent pitching in key situations contributed toRead More

Men’s Lacrosse | GU Drops Close Game to No. 18 Loyola

Men’s Lacrosse | GU Drops Close Game to No. 18 Loyola

March 24, 2017 at 3:39 am 0 comments

The Georgetown men’s lacrosse team closed off the non-conference season with a heartbreaking loss at Loyola University Maryland, dropping the contest 11-10.   The matchup pitted the Hoyas (2-6) against the No. 18 Greyhounds and came down to an exciting finish in which Georgetown had an opportunity to force overtimeRead More

Women’s Lacrosse | GU Comeback Bid Halted by Loyola

March 24, 2017 at 3:35 am 0 comments

In its final nonconference game, the Georgetown women’s lacrosse team lost against the Loyola Greyhounds 11-7 on the road Wednesday night. The Greyhounds (2-6, 1-0 Patriot League) blanked the Hoyas (3-6, 1-0 Big East) in the first half, owning a 6-0 lead at halftime. Georgetown struggled to gain possession, winningRead More

Track & Field | Hoyas Earn All-American Honors

March 24, 2017 at 3:32 am 0 comments

Straight out of indoor competition marked by personal records and consistent teamwork, the Georgetown men’s and women’s track and field teams have capped off the season with the NCAA Indoor Championship in College Station, Texas, and have since transitioned into outdoor competition. This year, the men’s track team ended theRead More

COUTURE: Forecasting the NBA Awards

COUTURE: Forecasting the NBA Awards

March 24, 2017 at 3:29 am 0 comments

Most Valuable Player: James Harden  This year’s MVP race has long been headlined by two perennial all-stars: guards Russell Westbrook and James Harden. Westbrook, lauded for his uncanny ability to generate triple-doubles — recording 34 this season — has led the Durant-less Oklahoma City Thunder to a respectable 41-30 record.Read More

Softball | GU Offense Comes to Life

Softball | GU Offense Comes to Life

March 24, 2017 at 3:19 am 0 comments

The Georgetown softball team has reached the halfway point in its season, fresh off a successful weekend in Wilmington, N.C., at the Lafayette Ford Lincoln of Fayetteville Showcase where the Hoyas finished 3-2 in their final preconference tournament. Senior catcher Gabriela Elvina said the team viewed this past weekend asRead More

Junior guard LJ Peak finished the 2016-17 season ranking second on the team with 16.2 points per game and led the team with 3.5 assists per game. (FILE PHOTO: DAN KREYTAK/THE HOYA)

Men’s Basketball | Peak to Declare for NBA Draft

March 22, 2017 at 8:13 am 1 comment

The Georgetown men’s basketball team will be without another key contributor next season, as junior guard L.J. Peak expects to sign with an agent and declare for June’s NBA draft, per ESPN reporter Jeff Goodman. Since arriving to the Hilltop in 2014 as the 31st top recruit of his class,Read More