Post Tagged with: "Pittsburgh"

After Antisemitic Shooting, GU Mourns, Calls for Action

After Antisemitic Shooting, GU Mourns, Calls for Action

Georgetown’s Jewish community and its allies are calling for action against antisemitism in the wake of Saturday’s mass shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh. Robert Bowers entered the Tree of Life synagogue with an assault rifle and three handguns, killing 11 and injuring nine on the morning[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
CHRISTOVICH | Sports Figures Must Advocate for Social Change

CHRISTOVICH | Sports Figures Must Advocate for Social Change

Focusing on sports this week was difficult. Joking about the World Series and all 18 innings of a Game 3 that extended well into the middle of the night was hard. Revelling in the New Orleans Saints’ triumph in their first game against the Minnesota Vikings since last season’s heartbreaking[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
SIXTH & I The Washington, D.C. Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency announced funds to bolster security provisions at faith-based organizations. HSEMA will also offer security preparedness workshops.

DC Homeland Security Grants $1 Million to Religious Groups

Washington, D.C.’s Homeland Security and Emergency Management Agency announced on Oct. 29 nearly $1 million in grants to improve security at D.C. religious institutions. The grants come as security concerns for local synagogues increase in the wake of the Oct. 27 mass shooting at the Tree of Life synagogue in[Read More…]

by November 2, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Softball | Pitchers Struggle in Florida

Last season, senior pitchers threw 78.3 percent of the innings for the Georgetown softball team. This season, the Hoyas (1-7) have shown their inexperience in the circle. This weekend, they struggled to prevent runs at the Dolphin Invitational in Jacksonville, Fla., allowing 63 runs in five losses. “We’ve got a[Read More…]

by February 23, 2016 0 comments Sports
FILE PHOTO: JULIA HENNRIKUS/THE HOYA
The Georgetown softball team picked up one 13-6 win over Indiana University-Purdue University 
Fort Wayne and took two losses in its first spring tournament in Charleston, N.C., last weekend.

Softball | GU Faces 5 Florida Games

The Georgetown softball team (1-2) will compete this weekend in Jacksonville, Fla., playing five games over three days. The team will take on Penn State (1-4) and Pittsburgh (4-1) on Friday, followed by another matchup against Pittsburgh and one against Radford on Sunday. The Hoyas will end the weekend’s play[Read More…]

by February 19, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Started from the Bottom

With a 6-2 win over the Cincinnati Reds in the National League wild-card game earlier this week, the Pittsburgh Pirates finally punched their ticket to the MLB postseason. After one of the longest droughts in league history, Tuesday marked the Pirates’ first playoff win since 1992. It has been 21 years[Read More…]

by October 4, 2013 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Frontcourt Dominates in Georgetown Victory

NEW YORK — There’s a reason they call it Big Man U. Fifth-seeded Georgetown showed off the two latest additions to its legacy of outstanding post players Wednesday afternoon, as senior center Henry Sims and freshman forward Otto Porter turned in dominant performances in a 64-52 dismantling of 13th-seeded Pittsburgh at Madison[Read More…]

by March 7, 2013 0 comments Sports

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | White Secures Last-Gasp Win Over Pitt at the Line

The game between Georgetown and Pittsburgh on Saturday was tied at 70 with 37 seconds left, and the Hoyas had possession. Everyone in the Petersen Events Center knew, then, that senior shooting guard Sugar Rodgers was looking to be the hero. And Rodgers did indeed take the last shot, but[Read More…]

by February 26, 2013 0 comments Sports
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Rodgers’ 25 Drive Bounce-Back Rout of Pitt

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Rodgers’ 25 Drive Bounce-Back Rout of Pitt

For better or worse, sometimes the final score of a game is not entirely indicative of the run of play. Such was the case Saturday afternoon at McDonough Arena, as the Georgetown women’s basketball team led by as many as 23 points against Pittsburgh in a dominating performance that ultimately[Read More…]

by January 28, 2013 0 comments Sports

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Pitt Hands Georgetown Worst Loss in Almost 40 Years

Georgetown has struggled on offense all season. Tuesday night, the Hoyas found out what happens when defense abandons them, too. No. 19 Georgetown (10-3, 0-2 Big East) suffered its worst loss since 1974 and worst home loss since 1971, a 73-45 clobbering at the hands of unranked Pittsburgh (13-3, 1-2 Big East).[Read More…]

by January 9, 2013 0 comments Sports