Sports

McALEER: Winning Locally Remains Key for Men’s Basketball To Return to National Stage

June 16, 2017 at 10:00 pm 0 comments

With the NBA draft less than two weeks away, many believe that the number one overall pick will be sophomore guard Markelle Fultz, who played one season with the University of Washington after graduating from Maryland basketball powerhouse DeMatha Catholic High School. NBA executives and fans alike have gushed aboutRead More

ROSSON|Celtics Boast Bright Future Despite Loss in Playoffs

June 16, 2017 at 8:52 pm 0 comments

I was going to avoid talking about the Golden State Warriors. The relentless coverage of the NBA’s best team is exhausting, especially amid its third straight NBA finals matchup against LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers. I had a vision for an NBA column that analyzes the offseasons of theRead More

SANTAMARIA: The NHL and NBA Stand at Crossroads

June 14, 2017 at 9:41 pm 0 comments

Fewer than 4,500 people have successfully climbed the 29,029 feet to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Even those who have scaled the peak multiple times face challenges, tribulations and misfortunes. It is undeniably one of the hardest tasks in the world. Winning a professional sports championship might be evenRead More

CHRISTOVICH: Congressmen Play Baseball Thursday Despite Tragedy in Alexandria

June 14, 2017 at 9:22 pm 2 comments

I woke up this morning to the news that there had been a shooting in Alexandria, Va., a community less than 30 minutes away from my home in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. News outlets reported that the shooter had opened fire at an early morning practice for Thursday’s congressional baseball game,Read More

Auerbach: Finding Unity in Dedication

Auerbach: Finding Unity in Dedication

May 19, 2017 at 3:12 am 0 comments

Many things have changed during my time at Georgetown: friends, classes, professors, living arrangements, jobs, internships — the list goes on. However, one thing in my life has been constant throughout my entire Georgetown experience: being a part of The Hoya, and specifically, a member of The Hoya’s sports section.Read More

Softball | GU Finishes 8th in Conference, 3rd Straight Losing Season

May 19, 2017 at 2:58 am 0 comments

After a series of losses against Big East foe Butler, the Georgetown women’s softball team (11-36, 4-16 Big East) has ended its season on a 15-game losing streak. In a season marked by close losses due to an inability to convert hits into runs, the Hoyas finished last in aRead More

Baseball | Seniors Lead Successful Season

May 19, 2017 at 2:10 am 0 comments

Despite finishing with a losing record in conference play, the Georgetown baseball team’s 2017 season was marked by several success stories and milestones. Nine seniors and two graduate students embodied the values of hard work and dedication, leading the Hoyas (27-24, 4-11 Big East) to their third straight 25-win season.Read More

PARK: Adair’s Departure Raises Concerns

PARK: Adair’s Departure Raises Concerns

May 19, 2017 at 2:08 am 1 comment

This week, Georgetown women’s basketball Head Coach Natasha Adair left the university to accept the same position at the University of Delaware. This triggers Georgetown’s second search for a head basketball coach in the span of two months, following the firing of John Thompson III and the hiring of PatrickRead More

CAVACOS: Little Moments Define Memories

CAVACOS: Little Moments Define Memories

May 19, 2017 at 2:07 am 0 comments

As an annoying cynic who hates both emotions and cliches equally, I am infuriated by a social media phenomenon that involves slapping cheesy, decontextualized quotes onto everything. I always roll my eyes at all-too-deliberately crafted Instagram captions and pictures of those beautiful calligraphic sayings that pop up on my FacebookRead More

SACHS: Ewing Begins Rebuilding Process

May 19, 2017 at 2:06 am 0 comments

As 10 years without an NCAA Tournament run past the second round went by for the Georgetown men’s basketball team, a fan base of Hoya Madness slowly transformed into Hoya sadness. The coach running the helm, John Thompson III, increasingly failed to lead his team to success under the shadowRead More