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Georgetown Teams Combine For Win, Men Take Six Races

The Hoyas kicked off the 2010-2011 swimming and diving season – their first under Head Coach James Holder – with a combined victory at the Potomac Relays at American University on Friday. The relays included 18 events – nine for the men and nine for the women, none of which[Read More…]

by October 5, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Finishes Weekend 1-1, Awaits No. 5 Connecticut

The field hockey team (6-6, 1-1) split two games this weekend, defeating Rutgers (4-8, 1-2) in a 4-3 overtime thriller on Friday before falling to Richmond (4-7, 0-0) 3-0 on Sunday. Both games were played at the William I. Jacobs Recreational Complex on American University’s campus, the Hoyas’ designated home[Read More…]

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GU Unable to Complete Weekend Sweep Against Golden Eagles

The women’s soccer team went 1-1 for the second straight weekend. The Hoyas (9-4-0, 3-2-0 Big East) led off with a hard-earned, come-from-behind 3-1 victory against South Florida (6-3-2, 1-2-1 Big East) on Friday. “It was something we hadn’t managed to do the three previous games we had lost,” Head[Read More…]

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Fantasy Ball Ruins Reality

I’M STARTING TO ANNOY MYSELF NOW. Like a lot of people, I’m in a fantasy football league. I find myself constantly checking my team, constantly thinking about what trades I can make or what free agent pick-ups I should look into, and constantly talking about it to my roommate, who[Read More…]

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Hoyas Beat Blue Demons, Fall to Irish

The Georgetown volleyball team (12-8, 2-2 Big East) went .500 on the weekend, splitting a pair of home matches with DePaul (1-16, 0-4 Big East) and Notre Dame (11-5, 4-0 Big East). On Friday, the Blue and Gray came from 19-15 down in the third set and 20-13 down in[Read More…]

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Hoyas Back in Big East Race

What a difference a week makes. Two Saturdays ago, the Georgetown men’s soccer team (4-4-1, 1-1 Big East) had just lost at Cincinnati to open its conference season and hadn’t won a game in 20 days. But after a hard-fought, 1-0 victory over Big East Blue Division rival No. 21[Read More…]

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Money Can’t Stop the Rays

THE MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL SEASON ENDED Sunday, and the Divisional Series begins tomorrow afternoon. Eight teams are still standing after 162 games, and one of them just won the American League East for the second time in three seasons – and it isn’t the Yankees or the Red Sox. It’s[Read More…]

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Hoyas Finish One, Two at Virginia

This past weekend Georgetown women’s cross country team took another strong step forward in its young season when they took home the team title at the Brooks Paul Short Invitational at Lehigh University. Backing up their recent jump to sixth in the national rankings, the Hoyas made quick work of[Read More…]

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Scandals Show Need To Pay College Athletes

It’s October. The college basketball season is kicking off in six weeks. And two of the top three freshmen in the country – Josh Selby of Kansas and Enes Kanter of Kentucky – have no idea whether they’ll be eligible to play this year. In Selby’s case, the NCAA is[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Sports

Powerhouse Offense Awaits Surging Hoyas

After their first week at home, the Hoyas (3-1, 2-0 Patriot League) will continue their tough early season road schedule in New York on Saturday when they visit Colgate. The Raiders, the preseason Patriot League favorites, have started the season 1-2. Their record, however, is more indicative of their strength[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Sports