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KARLA LEYJA FOR THE HOYA
Junior forward Marcus Derrickson helped lead the Hoyas to their first win of the 2017-18 season by tallying 20 points and 8 rebounds.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Score 1st Victory With New Coach Ewing

Patrick Ewing (CAS ’85) won 120 basketball games during his playing days on the Hilltop, yet Sunday’s victory over the Jacksonville Dolphins marked the first win for Ewing as head coach of Georgetown’s men’s basketball. The Hoyas (1-0) defeated the Dolphins (0-2) at the Capital One Arena 73-57 in a[Read More…]

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AISHA MALHAS FOR THE HOYA
Sophomore forward Paula Germino-Watnick was one of four Hoyas to put a shot on goal, but the team failed to ever break its scoreless tie with the Demon Deacons.

WOMEN’S SOCCER | Season Ends With NCAA Tournament 1st-Round Exit

At the onset of NCAA postseason play against Wake Forest on Friday, the Georgetown women’s soccer team hoped the adage, “offense wins games, defense wins championships,” would carry it deep into the NCAA tournament.  However, it was a lack of offense that ultimately doomed the Hoyas as they fell to[Read More…]

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2017-2018 BASKETBALL PREVIEW

2017-2018 BASKETBALL PREVIEW

  Dismal 2016-17 Season Capped by JTIII Firing An inconsistent season full of ups and downs eventually ended with another postseason absence for the Hoyas, as the team ended 14-18 any while losing 13 games in the Big East.  Georgetown was led by graduate student guard Rodney Pryor and senior[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Basketball Preview 2017-18, Sports
AISHA MALHAS FOR THE HOYA
Captain senior midfielder Christopher Lema, left, has four goals, and sophomore defender Mason Deeds has two shots this year.

MEN’S SOCCER | Victorious Hoyas Bound for Title Game

The Georgetown men’s soccer team advanced to the Big East Championship on Wednesday with a 2-1 victory over St. John’s on goals from sophomore forward Achara and freshman forward Derek Dodson. Following a 1-0 loss to the Red Storm (9-7-3, 5-2-2 Big East) two weeks prior, the Hoyas (13-3-2, 6-2-1[Read More…]

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SANTAMARIA & CRAIGE | Soccer’s Best Team Slowing With Age

SANTAMARIA & CRAIGE | Soccer’s Best Team Slowing With Age

They are too old. They do not have any depth. Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema are over the hill. These are all axioms we have heard over the years with regard to Real Madrid. Year after year, Real Madrid continues to prove doubters wrong, winning back-to-back Champions League titles between[Read More…]

by November 10, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
RAMLOW | Baseball: Not More Than a Game

RAMLOW | Baseball: Not More Than a Game

I have walked along the red brick path that connects Red Square to Georgetown’s front gates thousands of times. Sometimes I walk through quickly, caught up in my daily cares, trying to get to my next class or heading to a friend’s place on Magis Row. Other times, when I[Read More…]

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CREW | Squads Show Improvement at Head of the Occoquan

The men’s and women’s fall crew seasons concluded at the Head of the Occoquan regatta this past weekend. With some standout novice performances and overall improved health, the team placed top three in the collegiate men’s and women’s 8+, the novice men’s 8+ and the collegiate men’s 4+. Two of[Read More…]

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WOMEN’S SOCCER | Hoyas Win Big East Final, Earn NCAA Tournament Berth

Against a team that allowed only four goals all season, the Georgetown women’s soccer team found the back of the net three times to become Big East Tournament champions for the second year in a row Sunday afternoon. The victory marks the program’s first back-to-back championship and the first time[Read More…]

by November 9, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
RICHARD SCHOFIELD FOR THE HOYA
Sophomore quarterback Gunther Johnson, middle, threw 12 completions for 76 yards in Georgetown's 7-0 loss to Lafayette.

FOOTBALL | Hoyas Drop Homecoming Heartbreaker

Down seven, the Hoyas needed to get the ball into the end zone to keep the game alive. A daunting 4th-and-13 from the Leopards’ 36-yard line with just over two minutes left in the game stood in the way. Sophomore quarterback Gunther Johnson received the snap, rolled out and threw[Read More…]

by November 8, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
GOODMAN | Golden Knights Beating the Odds

GOODMAN | Golden Knights Beating the Odds

Thanks to the newest franchise in major American professional sports, it will become common to inquire about the Vegas odds for — the Vegas game. The Vegas Golden Knights, the National Hockey League expansion team, has splashed onto the scene in its first month of regular season play to astonishing[Read More…]

by November 8, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns