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FEATURE | More Than a Game of Fetch

FEATURE | More Than a Game of Fetch

Andy Murray stands on the near baseline and salutes the crowd before kissing the trophy and raising it to the sky. It is a Sunday afternoon in early August, and the Scot has just won his first Rogers Cup, Canada’s lone ATP Masters 1000 series event and one of the[Read More…]

by August 30, 2013 0 comments Sports
FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

FEMALE ATHLETE OF THE YEAR

While the men’s side had four of its players head to the pros at the end of a landmark 2012 season for the Georgetown soccer programs, it was sophomore midfielder Daphne Corboz who made the biggest individual mark. Despite playing out of position on the wing as a freshman,Corboz received both Big East[Read More…]

by May 16, 2013 0 comments Sports
CLUB HOCKEY | Hoyas Pull Off ACCHL Repeat

CLUB HOCKEY | Hoyas Pull Off ACCHL Repeat

The Georgetown club hockey team was worried. The team it was set to face in the ACC Hockey League finals, North Carolina State, had overpowered Duke in the semifinals 5-2. Now, the Blue Devils were making mincemeat of the Virginia Cavaliers, whom the Hoyas had struggled to beat the round before. Suddenly,[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments Sports
CLUB HOCKEY | Overlooked Team Seeks Recognition Alongside Success

CLUB HOCKEY | Overlooked Team Seeks Recognition Alongside Success

On the ice this morning, there is no sign of the Cavaliers team that had taken Georgetown to overtime in the semifinals the day before. The Blue Devils — a squad that had mightily struggled to even make it to the semis, let alone to this third-place game — are[Read More…]

by April 26, 2013 0 comments Sports
CHRIS GRIVAS/THE HOYA

Sign of Things to Come

There may have been only one Georgetown soccer team that reached the NCAA championship game in 2012, but there were two that achieved new levels of excellence. The women’s team (16-4-3, 8-1-1 Big East) won the conference’s National Division title for the first time in its history, advanced to the[Read More…]

by April 25, 2013 0 comments Uncategorized

WOMEN’S LACROSSE | Hoyas Top No. 20 Cards

The No. 8 Georgetown women’s lacrosse team has had a target on its back for two Big East games now, but, so far, it has yet to go down. The Hoyas (7-2, 2-0 Big East) completed a perfect weekend that started with a huge win over Cincinnati by defeating No. 20 Louisville[Read More…]

by March 26, 2013 0 comments Sports

Politics Sadly Viewed as a Sport

The United States is a great country for a number of reasons. But when political bipartisanship turns into Super Bowl-esque celebration, I think it’s time to look in the mirror. I didn’t run to the White House last Tuesday night; frankly, I’m surprised so many people did. As a sports fan, I’m always the[Read More…]

by November 13, 2012 0 comments Sports

Capital One Comeback Proves Fans Should Stay

One of the greatest aspects of sports is their unpredictability. It has turned cliches like “anything can happen” into expressions like “anything can happen … and often does.” On a regular basis, we see 20-point comebacks, three-goal swings and five-run ninth innings. Being down to a last strike or a final down,[Read More…]

by November 5, 2012 0 comments Opinion, Sports

WOMEN’S SOCCER | GU Draws Virginia Tech

One year ago, the Georgetown women’s soccer team was kept waiting by the NCAA selection committee, and when the last names were called, the Blue and Gray found itself on the outside looking in. From the beginning of this season, Head Coach Dave Nolan and the Hoyas have made it[Read More…]

by November 5, 2012 0 comments Sports

Soccer Deserves Second Look

Culture and athletic identity are always related. In New Zealand, they play rugby; in Canada, hockey. These implanted allegiances to certain sports and certain teams aren’t necessarily based on winning — in Dallas, you’ll see more fans watch the Cowboys take to the gridiron than the Stars hit the ice,[Read More…]

by October 29, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News