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Dumb Decisions on the Hilltop and the Diamond

In weighing the recent Harbin drug-related arrests, I’ve started to think about dumb people in sports, whose actions have similarly affected the public’s overall perception of their peers in a negative way, and have raised interesting questions. The obvious example is the steroids era in baseball. Like the kids who[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Sports

Learning a Lesson in the Hardest Way

I love sports, they’re great. And sometimes they can be a lot more important than people give them credit for. But life is about a lot more than sports, and it’s crucial to remember that, in the end, sports are just games. They’re just games. Last week at Notre Dame,[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Finish Off Rutgers

After last weekend’s tough road trip against the Big East’s top two squads, the volleyball team (14-13, 4-7 Big East) returned to McDonough Arena for a much-needed Halloween home stand. With the postseason just weeks away, the Hoyas were looking for a big weekend to snap their four-game losing streak[Read More…]

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Heartbreak Loss Jeopardizes NCAA Hopes

The Hoyas’ NCAA ambitions took a potentially fatal blow on Sunday at North Kehoe Field, as the Blue and Gray tumbled to a heartbreaking 1-0 double-overtime loss to South Florida (12-4-3) in a Big East tournament quarterfinal matchup. Georgetown (13-6-1) was coming off a big weekend that saw the team[Read More…]

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Women Lead Way to Successful Big East Weekend

This weekend’s Big East Championship was cross country at its finest. With temperatures in the low 40s, four of the nation’s best women’s teams – No. 1 Villanova, No. 5 Georgetown, No.8 Syracuse and No.13 Providence – lined up on a flooded, muddy and hilly course in Jamesville, N.Y., to[Read More…]

by November 2, 2010 0 comments Sports

Four Guards Bring New Element To Offensive, Defensive Systems

With Georgetown’s men’s basketball season set to kick off in less than three weeks, many questions about this year’s Hoyas squad remain unanswered. How will Georgetown fare without a dominant center after five exceptional years of Roy Hibbert and Greg Monroe? Which of the incoming freshmen will be ready to[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Sports

Soccer: Around the Nation

MEN No. 3 North Carolina Following a 2-0 victory over Liberty on Tuesday, Oct. 12 and dominating wins against Wake Forest and Radford last week, North Carolina (9-2, 5-0 ACC) jumped one spot in the rankings to No. 3 this week after falling from No. 2 a week earlier. The[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Sports

Water Warriors Aim For Nationals

Water polo: noun; a seven-a-side game played by swimmers in a pool, with a ball like a volleyball that is thrown into the opponent’s net. This is the Webster’s definition of a sport that it is unknown to many, yet has grown rapidly over the past two decades at Georgetown.[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Sports

Titans to Clash in New York

National powers will collide tomorrow at the Big East cross country championships, as the Georgetown women’s cross country team travels to Jamesville, N.Y., to toe the line in one of the NCAA’s most competitive conferences. Standing atop the conference is rival No. 1 Villanova, the two-time defending Big East champion[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Sports

Beasts of the Big East: Hoyas Clinch Crown

When yesterday’s game against Connecticut was postponed from its originally scheduled kickoff on Wednesday due to rain, Head Coach Brian Wiese had some extra time to think. He had to choosew whether or not to tell the men’s soccer team that the Big East had sent the Blue Division championship[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Sports