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Darby’s Play Aids League Title Hopes

“The heartbeat of a football team is the quarterback position, and I think everyone who has any intelligence about the game understands you must have consistency at that position to be a championship team.” This is the response that Ron Jaworski, the legendary quarterback of the Philadelphia Eagles and commentator[Read More…]

by October 1, 2010 0 comments Sports

MEN’S SOCCER | Conference Play More of the Same, Struggles Continue for Hoya Offense

Six goals in its first two games translated into a 2-0 record, but the men’s soccer team (2-4-1, 0-1-0 Big East) is winless and has been outscored 12-4 in the five games since that undefeated start. The Hoyas dropped their first conference match of the season on Saturday at Cincinnati[Read More…]

by September 29, 2010 0 comments Sports

Conference Play More of the Same, Struggles Continue for Hoya Offense

Six goals in its first two games translated into a 2-0 record, but the men’s soccer team (2-4-1, 0-1-0 Big East) is winless and has been outscored 12-4 in the five games since that undefeated start. The Hoyas dropped their first conference match of the season on Saturday at Cincinnati[Read More…]

by September 29, 2010 0 comments Sports

How Long’s It Been? GU Beats Crusaders

Patriot League contenders, beware. Georgetown’s victory over defending champion Holy Cross showed that the upstart Hoyas are for real.   Georgetown (3-1, 2-0 Patriot League) defeated Holy Cross (1-3, 0-1 Patriot League) 17-7 at MultiSport Facility to maintain its place at the top of the conference standings and record its[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Sports

Greatest of Our Time

Every talented, promising young player dubbed the next Maradona, Pele or Zico when young, but only a few come close. As the Gemini duo, it is our job to debunk the impostors and discuss the true contenders for the greatest soccer player of our generation. Ronaldo Luís Nazario de Lima,[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Sports

Trio of Weekend Regattas A Solid Showing for Hoyas

Georgetown University’s sailing team finished second at this weekend’s St. Mary’s Intersectional Regatta. St. Mary’s College played host to the event in St. Mary’s City, Md. The Blue and Gray placed second in both A and B divisions, with seniors Charlie Buckingham and Ashley Phillips earning a score of 95[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Sports

Big East Play Begins

Back from its West Coast trip, the No. 19 women’s soccer team split its two games this weekend. On Friday, the Hoyas (8-3, 2-1 Big East) dropped a close match 1-0 to the Rutgers Scarlet Nights (6-5, 1-2 Big East). But in its return to North Kehoe on Sunday, Georgetown[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Sports

GU Finishes Weekend Strong

Fresh off last Tuesday’s thriller in which they rallied from two sets down to shock UMBC, the Hoyas (11-7, 1-1 Big East) shifted gears in preparation for homecoming weekend and the start of Big East competition. Friday night was the toughest test of the season for the Blue and Gray,[Read More…]

by September 28, 2010 0 comments Sports

Fourth-Quarter Surge Gives Hoyas Homecoming Victory

Patriot League contenders, beware. Georgetown’s victory over defending champion Holy Cross showed that the upstart Hoyas are for real.   Georgetown (3-1, 2-0 Patriot League) defeated Holy Cross (1-3, 0-1 Patriot League) 17-7 at Multi-Sport Field to maintain its place at the top of the conference standings and record its[Read More…]

by September 25, 2010 0 comments Sports

Attendance Plummets as Nationals’ Promising Season Crumbles

Last April on Georgetown Day, this column happily pointed out that despite the disappointing seasons of the other three major professional sports teams in Washington, the historically abysmal Nationals were not in last place. Yet. Last April on Georgetown Day, the indestructible, unbeatable Stephen Strasburg was breezing through his starts[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Sports