Post Tagged with: "victory"

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Seek Sunday Upset

The No. 20 Georgetown women’s basketball team (16-5, 5-3 Big East) returns home this weekend to face No. 11 Rutgers (17-3, 6-1 Big East) Sunday afternoon. The Hoyasare coming off a road win at West Virginia Tuesday and hope to start another winning streak with a victory over the formidable Scarlet[Read More…]

by January 27, 2012 0 comments Sports
FOOTBALL | Late Fumble Clinches Victory

FOOTBALL | Late Fumble Clinches Victory

A week after showing off a powerful offense that steamrolledDavidson, Georgetown’s football team (2-0, 1-0 Patriot League) squeaked past Lafayette (0-2, 0-1 Patriot League) 14-13 on the back of a stellar defensive play and two touchdown passes. For a while it looked like the defense’s performance would be in vain, until[Read More…]

by September 13, 2011 0 comments Sports

BASEBALL | Freshman Earns Team-Best Third Win in Home Opener

Led by a sensational performance from freshman starting pitcher Alex Baker, the Hoyas (11-7) defeated the George Washington University (5-10), 10-4, in Georgetown’s home opener Tuesday afternoon. Baker’s seven-inning outing at Shirley Povich Field in nearby Bethesda, Md. was the longest of his young and promising college career. The freshman[Read More…]

by March 17, 2011 0 comments Sports

GU Squeaks Past Richmond

Sophomore guard Sugar Rodgers’ short-range bank shot gave No. 12 Georgetown (6-1) its first lead of the second half with 1:07 remaining, and the Hoyas held on down the stretch for a closer-than-anticipated 65-64 home victory over the Richmond Spiders (4-4). Expectations were high for the Blue and Gray following[Read More…]

by December 3, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Knock Out Top-Seeded Terrapins on PKs

COLLEGE PARK, Md. – Fresh off the heels of Friday’s 5-1 victory over Siena, the first NCAA tournament win in program history, the Georgetown women’s soccer team (14-6-2) returned to Ludwig Stadium on the campus of the University of Maryland on Sunday looking to extend their season even further.  [Read More…]

by November 16, 2010 0 comments Sports

Veteran Backcourt Bails Out Hoyas in Opener

NORFOLK, Va. – Coming into the season, the Hoyas knew their three veteran guards would be the keys to their success. In their sixth consecutive season-opening win last night, that fact was on full display. In No. 20 Georgetown’s come-from-behind 62-59 victory over Old Dominion at the Ted Constant Center,[Read More…]

by November 11, 2010 0 comments Sports

G.O.P. Victory Could Tighten Grip on D.C.

Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) has pledged to serve as the legislative roadblock to greater D.C. autonomy, pending a Republican takeover of the House of Representatives this November. As a ranking member of the House’s Subcommittee on Federal Workforce, Postal Service and the District of Columbia, Chaffetz has a direct role[Read More…]

by October 5, 2010 0 comments City News, News

A Different Kind of Victory in Iraq

Victory. I read the word recently. It’s such a triumphant word. It looks a little wimpy there at the top of the page without an exclamation point, actually. It looked especially weak when I read it, because it was followed by “. in Iraq.” Victory in Iraq? The combat phase[Read More…]

by August 27, 2010 0 comments Opinion