Idiosyncratic Traditions Give Beautiful Game Its Flair

When a soccer player goes on to his stage to perform, he has to be ready to put on a show. Knowing that millions of eyes are on him, he has only 90 minutes to impress and put on a great act. So the player needs to do more than[Read More…]

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Soccer: Around The Nation

MEN Akron No. 1 Akron (8-0-1, 2-0-0 MAC) continues to dominate opponents and the polls. After defeating Oakland University 5-0 on Oct. 6, the Zips gained all 24 first-place votes in the national rankings. The 2009 NCAA runner-up Zips are led by freshman forward Darren Mattocks, who leads the team[Read More…]

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GU Regains City Bragging Rights

It’s safe to call it a winning streak now. In a road game that couldn’t have been closer to home, the Georgetown men’s soccer team (5-4-1, 1-1 Big East) notched its third consecutive win and its first of the season away from the Hilltop by defeating city rival American University[Read More…]

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Raiders Pound GU In Offensive Slaughter

Georgetown’s Saturday visit to Colgate had all the makings of a classic, the surprising league leader taking on the preseason favorite in its conference opener. In the end the matchup turned out to be a dud, as the Raiders (2-3, 1-0 Patriot League) ran the ball up and down the[Read More…]

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College Football: Around the League

Bucknell Bucknell’s losing woes continued this past weekend as the Bison dropped to 0-4 after a 21-12 loss to Cornell. Despite giving away four turnovers, The Big Red (1-2) exploited Bucknell’s porous run defense for three touchdowns and 123 rushing yards. On the other side of the ball, the Bison[Read More…]

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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…]

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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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