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College Football: Around the League

Lafayette The Lafayette football team (1-5, 0-1) started its season off slowly, losing its first three games by an average of four points. Making matters worse, three of the Leopards’ five losses have come in contests in which they’ve held double-digit leads. This Saturday, Lafayette finally got into the win[Read More…]

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Welcome to the Madness: Basketball Season Tips Off

Like the day when pitchers and catchers report to spring training every year, Midnight Madness is a sign that the seasons are changing. On Friday night at McDonough Arena, students, Georgetown basketball fans and potential recruits alike gathered to celebrate the first official day of the 2010-2011 college basketball season,[Read More…]

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Shugrue Inches Closer to Scoring Record

The field hockey team (6-10, 1-3 Big East) lost twice this weekend, falling 11-0 to No. 8 Syracuse (10-4, 4-0 Big East) on Saturday before going down 3-2 in overtime against Towson (7-8) on Sunday. Both games were played at the Hoyas’ home venue, the William I. Jacobs Recreational Complex[Read More…]

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GU Stuck in 10th Place After Losing Weekend

This past week marked a trio of key in-league matchups for the Georgetown Women’s volleyball team (13-10, 3-4 Big East), as the squad looked to make a surge into the top half of the Big East standings. While competitive in each match, the Hoyas ultimately failed to reach their goal,[Read More…]

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Closet `Fans’ Emerge When Times Are Good

WITH BASEBALL’S LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES underway, it seems like a good time to bring up the issue of “closet playoffs/rivalry games-only fans.” I’m not talking about frontrunners. Some people might take exception to the method they use to pledge allegiance to a certain team, but frontrunners actually have the potential[Read More…]

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Late Interception Ends Hope for League Title

This weekend was déjà vu all over again for the Hoyas. A week after a heartbreaking double-overtime loss to Wagner that ended on a pick-six off junior quarterback Scott Darby, Georgetown (3-4, 2-2 Patriot League) fell to Bucknell (1-5, 1-0) 24-21, with the Bison’s winning score coming off another interception,[Read More…]

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Hoyas Cap Off Fall Season

The Georgetown University women’s golf team finished their fall schedule competing in the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate on Oct. 11 followed by the Tribe Invitational this past weekend. The Hoyas finished 13th out of 16 in the Lady Pirate Intercollegiate, which was held at the Greenville Country Club in Greenville, N.C.[Read More…]

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Surging Hoyas Reach Top of Division

Looking for the Big East Blue Division lead? Well, the Hoyas have it. It did not seem probable three weeks ago when Georgetown (8-4-1, 4-1-0 Big East) had gone winless in five consecutive games and been shutout in its conference opener at Cincinnati, but with a 3-1 victory over the[Read More…]

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GU Cruises to Three Wins

The Georgetown sailing team competed in two events over the weekend, finishing third in the Navy Fall Coed Intersectional and sixth in the Yale Women’s Intersectional. In Annapolis, the No. 4 Hoyas’ coed squad took third, compiling a score of 573, behind No. 1 St. Mary’s College of Maryland (455)[Read More…]

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October Is Cliff Lee’s Playground

HE’S BEEN TRADED FOUR TIMES in his career and three times in the last 15 months. He was 5-8 with a 6.29 earned run average and was demoted to Triple-A as a 29-year-old in 2007. He’s been underestimated, disrespected and shipped cross-country more than once. Now Cliff Lee is the[Read More…]

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