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GU Drops Meet to Terps

The swimming and diving team has finished out the dual meet portion of their schedule. Unfortunately, both the men’s and women’s teams suffered defeats to the Maryland Terrapins. This loss, however, did not come without benefit, as the Hoyas qualified six more swimmers for the Big East championships later on[Read More…]

by February 5, 2010 0 comments Sports

No. 7 Hoyas White Wash No. 2 Wildcats

What a difference three days makes. After getting upset by South Florida in front of a relatively quiet crowd on Wednesday, No. 7 Georgetown dominated No. 2 Villanova 103-90 in front of a raucous 10,387 fans that braved the blizzard-like conditions in Washington, D.C. The Hoyas (17-5, 7-4 Big East)[Read More…]

by February 5, 2010 0 comments Sports

Tebow’s Ad in Wrong Forum

My beef this week is with Tim Tebow’s pro-life advertisement that is supposed to air sometime during the Super Bowl. Every year, about 100 million people tune in to watch the Super Bowl, usually making it the most watched television event of the year. The game is always a great[Read More…]

by February 4, 2010 0 comments Sports, Uncategorized

Ford, Kaestner, Georgetown Rank at Top of Big East in New Preseason Poll

As Washington prepares for a major snowstorm, the Georgetown women’s lacrosse team is preparing for what could be a memorable spring season. They have been picked to finish first in the Big East in the 2010 preseason Big East coaches’ poll. The Hoyas finished as regular season champions of the[Read More…]

by February 4, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Continue Big East Push

St. John’s Head Coach Kim Barnes Arico kneeled on the sideline and called out a play to her point guard. “Georgetown!” Barnes yelled. “Georgetown! Georgetown!” screamed the guard as she approached halfcourt. Immediately, two Hoya defenders stepped forward to trap her, forcing a long pass to another guard in the[Read More…]

by February 4, 2010 0 comments Sports

Big Ten Could Lure Marquee Programs From Current Homes

On Monday morning, after weeks of speculation, college sports fans woke up to the rumor that Pittsburgh was leaving the Big East for the Big Ten. It was the college football version of the outbreak of World War I in August 1914, with a whole load of dominoes ready to[Read More…]

by February 4, 2010 0 comments Sports

St. John’s Begins Difficult Big East Stretch for Hoyas

After defeating Rutgers on Saturday, Georgetown declared itself a legitimate Final Four contender. The Hoyas have used an exhausting system of depth and defense to rise through the national standings. Yet one glaring weakness exists for a team that has otherwise rampaged through its first 21 games. All season, the[Read More…]

by February 1, 2010 0 comments Sports

Turner Leads Buckeyes’ Resurgence in Big Ten

With only a month left in the regular season, it’s time to start thinking about which teams are positioning themselves to be dangerous in March. Today, we’ll look at a team on the rise, a team that can’t find any consistency and a team that is poised to disappoint. 1.[Read More…]

by January 30, 2010 0 comments Sports
Vaughn Enjoying Breakout Year

Vaughn Enjoying Breakout Year

In the back corner of McDonough Gymnasium’s John Thompson Lobby, surrounded by the trophies of past Hoya triumphs, stood Julian Vaughn. Cornered by reporters, the 6-foot-9 junior, his arms behind his back, answered questions about Georgetown’s prospects for the year, his soft-spoken voice barely audible above the general chatter of[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 0 comments Sports

Despite Hype, Blue Devils Are No Rivals

The Hilltop is abuzz this week. “Breathe if You Hate Duke” T-shirts have been sprinkled around, a certain campus newspaper published a “Beat Duke” banner (see inside!) and everywhere you go someone seems to be asking, “Are you going to the game on Saturday?”   People are pleading for a[Read More…]

by January 29, 2010 0 comments Sports