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Hoyas 2-0 for First Time Since 1999

An opportunistic offense and a red zone defense with a penchant for forcing timely turnovers has Georgetown off to its best start in over a decade. The Hoyas forced three second-half turnovers deep in their own territory to overcome a 10-point halftime deficit and defeated Lafayette 28-24 for the Blue[Read More…]

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Lessons in Little League

When you are hanging around the house at the end of the summer, pouring over your school supplies lists and making sure you have enough marble notebooks and colored pencils, or even if you’re out to dinner on vacation with your family in late August, the Little League World Series[Read More…]

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Days After Stunning Spartans, Well Runs Dry for GU Offense

After a promising opening weekend in which they defeated Northeastern and then-No. 24 Michigan State at home, the No. 20 Georgetown men’s soccer team (2-2) laid a disappointing egg in the TLC Plumbing, Heating & Cooling Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M., this past weekend with a pair of 3-1 losses to[Read More…]

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Rezin Earns MVP Honors as Hoyas Sweep Weekend

The Georgetown volleyball team (6-5) stole the show this past weekend at the annual Blackbird Invitational, sweeping the competition while garnering individual accolades as well. The tournament was hosted by Long Island University (1-8) and also featured Yale University (5-1) and New Jersey’s Science and Technology University (1-8); Georgetown came[Read More…]

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College Soccer: Around the Nation

Women’s No.1 North Carolina (6-0-1) Despite losing seven members from last year’s team to Women’s Professional Soccer, the No. 1 North Carolina Tar Heels have returned forcefully this season and remain unbeaten through seven games. After defeating both then-No. 8 Texas A&M and Michigan State over opening weekend, the Tar[Read More…]

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Record Start Continues With Win Over Lehigh

The Georgetown field hockey team continued their early-season hot streak and defeated Lehigh 5-1 to improve their record to 4-1, which is the program’s best start in 10 years. The sophomores have led the team all season, and this contest was no different as sophomore Charlotte Tierney led the team[Read More…]

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Hoyas Rounding Into Form

After a difficult start to their season, Georgetown women’s volleyball (3-5) has started to pick up thier play, going 2-2 in the past week. The Hoyas notched a win against Fordham at the competitive Maryland Invitational and also won their home opener against Howard on Wednesday night. Georgetown recorded a[Read More…]

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Wooden’s Legacy Slowly Tarnished by Impatience

THIS PAST SUMMER, FORMER UCLA men’s basketball coach John Wooden passed away at the age of 99. Considered by many to be the greatest coach in basketball history, Wooden led UCLA to 10 national titles, including seven straight titles, and a record-winning streak of 88 games. Wooden’s coaching philosophy derived[Read More…]

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NFL Has to Consider More Than Just Money

Commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL owners have proposed a plan to lengthen the regular season from 16 to 18 games and shorten the preseason from four to two games. The playoff system would be left intact. If the proposal is accepted by the owners and the players association, the changes[Read More…]

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Hoyas Rise to 20th in Rankings

If their first two games are any indication, the Georgetown men’s soccer team is going places this season. The Hoyas (2-0) made a statement at North Kehoe Field this past weekend with wins over Northeastern and Michigan State, upending the Huskies (0-2) in double overtime on Friday by a score[Read More…]

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