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SANTAMARIA & CRAIGE | Referees Must Be Held Accountable for Unfair Officiating

SANTAMARIA & CRAIGE | Referees Must Be Held Accountable for Unfair Officiating

Finding order in chaos is difficult in any part of life, but it is particularly daunting to serve as the beacon of order in a sea of chaos, which describes the everyday life of a professional referee. Refereeing professional sports requires immense knowledge, focus and acute decision-making abilities. Yet given[Read More…]

by December 7, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
COMMENTARY | Sailing Serves as GU’s Most Successful Athletic Program

COMMENTARY | Sailing Serves as GU’s Most Successful Athletic Program

With another impressive season under its belt, Georgetown sailing continues to prove itself as one of the best athletic programs on the Hilltop. As a team that featured four All-American members last season, a No. 1 national ranking this season and a U.S. Sailing Team member in junior Haddon Hughes,[Read More…]

by December 7, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
MCCOY | Drummond’s Resurgence Makes Pistons Relevant Again

MCCOY | Drummond’s Resurgence Makes Pistons Relevant Again

Just past the quarter-season mark, the NBA has proven to be full of surprises. From the three-time defending Eastern Conference champion Cleveland Cavaliers sluggishly starting 5-7 to the perennially maligned Orlando Magic storming out of the gates with a record of 6-2, some early trends have already begun to revert[Read More…]

by December 6, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
FEATURE | Williams Resigns as Women’s Volleyball Coach

FEATURE | Williams Resigns as Women’s Volleyball Coach

Georgetown women’s volleyball Head Coach Arlisa Williams resigned from her position Sunday, one day after finishing the 2017 season with a five-set loss to Creighton in McDonough Arena. It was the second time this season Georgetown was topped by the Creighton Bluejays after a four-set loss Sept. 22; similarly, on[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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COMMENTARY | Sgarlata to Blame for Football Team’s Failure

Four years ago, hopes were high on the Hilltop. Rob Sgarlata had just been promoted to head coach from defensive coordinator of the Georgetown football program after former Head Coach Kevin Kelly resigned following a 2-9 season. Sgarlata was a Georgetown football lifer who finished his playing career as one[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
CAROLINE PAPPAS/THE HOYA
Junior guard Dionna White, left, leads the team with 17.6 points per game and ranks second with 7.0 rebounds per game. White scored her 1,000th point against FIU on Wednesday.

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | White Scores 1,000th Point, Hoyas Improve to 4-3

After dropping three straight games and seeing their record dip below .500, the Georgetown women’s basketball team bounced back to 4-3 by defeating Northwestern and Florida International University this week. The Hoyas’ thrilling 55-54 win over Northwestern proved to be their only bright spot during their stay in Nashville for[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
COMMENTARY | Despite Heartbreak, Hoyas Lead Successful Season

COMMENTARY | Despite Heartbreak, Hoyas Lead Successful Season

After being picked to finish fifth in the Big East by the United Soccer Coaches, Georgetown surpassed expectations, finishing second in the Big East regular season standings and winning the Big East Tournament for the second time in their history. Season highlights included the Hoyas’ trip to College Park, Md.[Read More…]

by December 1, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
GABRIELLA WAN/THE HOYA
Junior forward Kaleb Johnson led the Hoyas Tuesday night with a game-high 18 points, going 5-10 from the field.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Johnson Leads Hoyas to 5-0 Start

The Georgetown men’s basketball team continued its undefeated season Tuesday night, handily defeating the Maine Black Bears 76-55 at home. Five players scored in double figures for the Hoyas, including junior forward Kaleb Johnson, who posted a game-high 18 points. “I think it’s a great thing; it shows our unselfishness[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
GOODMAN | An Ode to Eli

GOODMAN | An Ode to Eli

I was a kindergartener in spring 2004, and, in my short life as a New York Giants fan, I had known only suffering. After a playoff choke akin to Super Bowl 51 Giants ended the 2003 season with a 4-12 record, prompting the firing of Head Coach Jim Fassel. Today,[Read More…]

by November 30, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports Columns
SUBUL MALIK FOR THE HOYA 
Senior guard Jonathan Mulmore scored 15 points to go along with eight assists in Georgetown's win over Richmond.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | GU Holds Off Richmond to Remain Unbeaten

The Georgetown men’s basketball team won its first road game of the season Saturday as it took down the Richmond Spiders 82-76. Five players scored in double figures for the Hoyas (4-0), including junior forward Marcus Derrickson, who led the team with 16 points and nine rebounds. Senior guard Jonathan[Read More…]

by November 27, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top