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Quandaries Abound in Sports World

There are some things about watching sports on television that raise random questions. And I don’t have the answers to any of them. They can be about the sport or sporting event itself, they can be about how networks provide their coverage, or they can be about anything in between.[Read More…]

by November 11, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Closes In on Tourney Berth

For the first time in his four seasons as Georgetown’s women’s cross country coach, Chris Miltenberg can go into the Mid-Atlantic Regional Championships without having to crunch numbers to see if his team is in contention for an invitation to the NCAA national championships. With perennial national powerhouses Villanova, Princeton[Read More…]

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Offensive Line to Face Tough Test Against Lehigh Front Seven

Georgetown will be facing the second-best scoring offense in the Patriot League this Saturday in Lehigh. The key cogs of this offense are junior quarterback Chris Lum and sophomore wide receiver Ryan Spadola. On defense, Lehigh has the Patriot League leader in interceptions in the form of senior defensive back[Read More…]

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Hoyas Return to Gridiron

At the beginning of the season, an upstart Georgetown football team (3-6, 2-2 Patriot League) was firing on all cylinders and jumped out of the gates to a 3-1 start. Then, the wheels came off and the Blue and Gray skidded to a five-game losing streak that they have yet[Read More…]

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Star QB Deserves Scrutiny

When it comes time this December to award the Heisman Trophy to its 2010 recipient at the Yale Club in New York City, I hope the voters have the courage to give Auburn’s Cam Newton a big, cast bronze stiff arm. The 21-year-old quarterback from College Park, Ga., would seem[Read More…]

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As GU Preps for NCAA Certification, Reed Takes Broad Look at Athletics

Sitting inconspicuously in the southwest corner of campus, McDonough Arena presents a structure of simplicity and moderation, quite a contrast to the imposing towers of Healy Hall. “This facility was built in 1950 or 1951, for maybe 100 people. Now, we have almost 800 student-athletes in 29 sports.” Athletic Director[Read More…]

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McDonough Will Be Missed

Georgetown men’s basketball kicks off its season this Friday with a road game at Old Dominion as the Hoyas will try to avenge last year’s defeat to the Monarchs at McDonough Arena. Sadly, it appears that game will be the last men’s basketball contest I ever witness in tiny McDonough.[Read More…]

by November 9, 2010 0 comments Sports

Tourney Hopes Evaporate After Weekend Split

The Georgetown volleyball team (15-14, 5-8 Big East) split a road trip this weekend, coming home with one win but hurting its chances of a Big East tournament berth with the loss. On Friday, the Blue and Gray overcame the absence of Head Coach Arlisa Williams, who recently had her[Read More…]

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Friars Upset Top-Seeded GU

There will be no trip to Red Bull Arena for the Georgetown men’s soccer team. In the most disappointing loss of their season, the Hoyas (11-6-1) dropped a Big East tournament quarterfinal matchup by a score of 2-1 to the Providence Friars (11-5-2) on Saturday at North Kehoe Field. Ranked[Read More…]

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GU Earns At-Large Bid

After a tough, double-overtime loss to South Florida in the Big East tournament quarterfinals last weekend prevented the Hoyas from etching their names into the NCAA tournament draw, the Georgetown women’s soccer team (13-6-1) could finally breathe a sigh of relief yesterday when the selection committee included the Blue and[Read More…]

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