Post Tagged with: "Maryland"

MARYLAND SENATE DEMOCRATS/FACEBOOK | The Maryland General Assembly is set to consider a bill urging Congress to support Washington, D.C. statehood.

Maryland to Consider Supporting DC Statehood

A Maryland House of Representatives Joint Resolution urging Congress to grant Washington, D.C. official statehood is under consideration for the Maryland General Assembly, contributing to both regional and national pushes for D.C. to become the 51st state. The bill was first heard Feb. 25 but did not receive enough votes[Read More…]

by March 28, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
SENATOR CORY MCCRAY/FACEBOOK | A bill set to increase the  hourly minimum wage in Maryland to $12.50 by 2022 and $15 by 2025 passed the MD House of Delegates and Senate this week.

Bill to Increase Maryland Minimum Wage Awaits Approval

A bill raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2025 passed the Maryland House of Delegates and Senate this week and awaits the approval of Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R). The proposed legislation intends to raise the minimum wage initially to $12.50 from the current $10.10 by 2022,[Read More…]

by March 21, 2019 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
CHRISTIAN PAZ FOR THE HOYA

Historic Agreement Guarantees Dedicated Funding for WMATA

Maryland lawmakers joined the governments of Washington, D.C., and Virginia yesterday in a final approval to jointly provide up to $500 million annually to fund the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority in a historic funding decision that could boost the floundering system’s recovery efforts. The Virginia general assembly pledged $154[Read More…]

by March 23, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Tennis | Squads Prepare for Preseason

Both of the Georgetown tennis teams will compete in local tournaments this weekend as they continue fall preseason play. The women’s team will play at the College Park Invitational, a tournament that features individual competition rather than team play. The men’s team will travel to Philadelphia, Pa., for the Penn[Read More…]

by September 16, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
Men’s Soccer | Hoyas Battle  Top-Ranked Terps

Men’s Soccer | Hoyas Battle Top-Ranked Terps

Coming off two disappointing 1-0 losses this weekend in the Akron Classic in Ohio, the No. 24 Georgetown men’s soccer team (0-2-0) will travel to College Park, Md., on Friday night to face the No. 7 Maryland (1-0-1), a national championship contender. The Hoyas are looking for their first win[Read More…]

by September 2, 2016 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Senior center and co-captain Bradley Hayes led Georgetown with 16 points and eight rebounds.

Men’s Basketball | Upset Bid Falls Short Against No. 3 Maryland

As the game clock wound down in the second half, Georgetown (0-2) appeared ready to earn an upset victory over No. 3 Maryland (2-0). The Hoyas led, 61-54, with less than five minutes remaining. Then, in a span of just 31 seconds, the Terrapins went on a 7-0 run, tying[Read More…]

by November 18, 2015 0 comments Sports
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Senior center and co-captain Bradley Hayes scored a career-high 19 points and grabbed a career-high 12 rebounds in Georgetown’s loss to Radford.

Men’s Basketball | GU Hopes to Rebound Against No. 3 Maryland

Following a tough 80-82 double-overtime loss against the upstart Radford Highlanders (1-0), the Georgetown Hoyas (0-1) visit the No. 3 Maryland Terrapins (1-0) in what many pundits and fans have dubbed the “Battle for D.C.” In 2008, the last time these two teams met, the Hoyas were a young team,[Read More…]

by November 17, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Head Coach John Thompson III anticipates that the renewal of the local rivalry with Maryland will strengtthen the Hoyas’ non-conference schedule.

Men’s Basketball | GU, UMD Will Revive Rivalry in 2016

College Park, Md., home to the University of Maryland, sits less than nine miles from the front gates of Georgetown. If a Hoya fan hopped on the Metro after a 7 p.m. game at Verizon Center, he or she could take the green or yellow line to Maryland’s Xfinity Center[Read More…]

by April 24, 2015 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top
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Junior forward Brandon Allen scored twice in the last 11 minutes of Georgetown’s 2-0 win over Butler. He has seven goals this season.

Men’s Soccer | Allen’s Brace Wins Conference Opener

The No. 16 Georgetown men’s soccer team (5-1-3, 1-0-0 Big East) won its Big East opener Saturday, defeating Butler University (4-3-3, 0-0-1 Big East) 2-0 in Indianapolis, Ind. The Hoyas outshot the Bulldogs 21-7, calling upon senior goalkeeper and captain Tomas Gomez to make just two saves the entire game.[Read More…]

by September 30, 2014 0 comments Sports

BASEBALL | Pitchers Dominate Hawks in Series Sweep

The Georgetown baseball team swept a home doubleheader against the University of Maryland Eastern Shore on April 22 and now looks ahead to a trip to Big East foe St. John’s on Friday. The Hoyas (15-22, 1-8 Big East) beat the Hawks (11-24) by scores of 7-2 and 7-3, respectively.[Read More…]

by April 25, 2014 0 comments Sports, Sports - Top