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Club Boxing | Senior Captains Leave Legacy After Trip to Nationals

One challenge that the Georgetown club boxing team routinely faces is the task of retaining members who can commit to the sport from one year to the next. The yearly turnover is not wholly unexpected. Many students tepidly walk into a club boxing meeting or practice their freshman year with[Read More…]

by April 4, 2017 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

AVANCEÑA: Retirement Preserves Pride

Nico Rosberg finally did it. After a cutthroat season that pit Rosberg against his Mercedes teammate and reigning two-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, the 31-year-old German followed in his father Keke Rosberg’s footsteps to earn the title of 2016 Formula 1 World Champion. The world was Rosberg’s oyster. Then five[Read More…]

by December 6, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AVANCEÑA: Clinton Could Blow Her Lead on Election Day

AVANCEÑA: Clinton Could Blow Her Lead on Election Day

Winning it all seemed likely, if not inevitable. After falling behind 3-1 in a best-of-seven series against a scrappy Oklahoma City Thunder team, the 2015-16 Golden State Warriors grinded out three straight victories and launched themselves into the NBA Finals. Near-elimination injected new life into Golden State, who then came[Read More…]

by November 8, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AVANCEÑA: Warriors Ease Stadium Negotiations

AVANCEÑA: Warriors Ease Stadium Negotiations

Tonight, a Golden State Warriors team boasting the best starting lineup in the league will kick off its season against the San Antonio Spurs. Fans will fill Oracle Arena, the Warriors’ home in the Bay Area since 1971, and erupt into raucous, eardrum-rupturing cheers from the moment small forward Kevin[Read More…]

by October 25, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
AVANCEÑA: Trump Reflects WWE Tactics

AVANCEÑA: Trump Reflects WWE Tactics

“I’m taller than you.  I’m better-looking than you. I think … I think I’m stronger than you. And I’m here to challenge you to a match … .” Yes, that is a direct quotation from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. However, he was speaking to neither Democratic presidential candidate Hillary[Read More…]

by October 4, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

AVANCEÑA: Colin Kaepernick Rightfully Not the First to Defend Beliefs

During a preseason game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Green Bay Packers on Aug. 26, Colin Kaepernick deliberately went against convention and sat as “The Star-Spangled Banner” played before the kickoff. Kaepernick’s motive was clear. The 49ers quarterback told the National Football League Media in a postgame interview[Read More…]

by September 20, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top

Fall Sports Preview | Feature: The Man Behind GU’s Infallible Marketing Strategies

You might have come across his name as you ogled the T-shirt featuring three Jack the Bulldog faces howling at the moon. You might have even passed by him on campus without realizing he was the man who made the Skater Jack bobblehead a reality — a collector’s item so[Read More…]

by September 9, 2016 1 comment Sports, Sports - Top
AVANCEÑA: Clinton Panders To Opposing Fans

AVANCEÑA: Clinton Panders To Opposing Fans

When former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks, does America believe her? Recent surveys suggest not. A New York Times/CBS poll conducted in early July showed that 67 percent of voters found Clinton to be neither trustworthy nor honest. Perhaps even more damning, 47 percent of registered voters surveyed by[Read More…]

by August 30, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Adomako averaged 13.1 points and 6.8 rebounds per game in the 2014-15 season.

Basketball Preview | After Leading GU in Scoring as a Freshman, Adomako Takes on a Bigger Leadership Role

Dorothy Adomako was 30 seconds into her collegiate career when she made a first impression that would define her role on the Georgetown women’s basketball team. Playing in front of a home crowd in McDonough Arena in mid-November, the then-freshman guard took the first shot of Georgetown’s 2014-15 season opener[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Basketball Preview 2015-16, Sports
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Freshman Haddon Hughes is the first Hoya to win the Intercollegiate Sailing Association Women’s Singlehanded National Championship individual title.

Sailing | Hughes Dominates 2nd Day to Win Regatta

For the first time in its history, the Georgetown sailing team returned to the Hilltop on Sunday evening hoisting the Janet Lutz Trophy, marking freshman Haddon Hughes’ victory at the Inter-collegiate Sailing Association Women’s Singlehanded National Championship. Hughes captured a national championship that has eluded Georgetown since the regatta was[Read More…]

by November 13, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top