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MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Falls Late to Marquette

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Falls Late to Marquette

Trying to replicate the late-game magic from this weekend, freshman guard James Akinjo could not convert at the rim, causing the Georgetown men’s basketball team to lose in a tight contest against No. 15 Marquette 74-71. “We had our opportunities at the end, but we just didn’t play smart,” Georgetown[Read More…]

by January 18, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Open Conference Schedule

WOMEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Open Conference Schedule

After finishing up its nonconference schedule with a blowout win over Rider, Georgetown women’s basketball was set to begin conference play with a home match against Xavier on Dec. 29. Over the course of the next week, the Hoyas (8-7, 2-2 Big East) played three games against conference opponents that[Read More…]

by January 10, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
Senior center Jessie Govan steadies himself at the free throw line.

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Hoyas Off to Shaky Big East Start

After winning its first conference game, the Georgetown men’s basketball team lost close contests in its next two Big East matchups. The team lost star freshman guard Mac McClung to an ankle injury, so it relied on others to step up. In Georgetown’s (11-5, 1-2 Big East) Big East opener[Read More…]

by January 10, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top
MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Finishes Nonconference Schedule on High Note

MEN’S BASKETBALL | Georgetown Finishes Nonconference Schedule on High Note

The Georgetown men’s basketball team (11-4, 1-1 Big East) exited the Carrier Dome in Syracuse, N.Y., with four remaining nonconference games on its schedule. This final stretch before starting Big East play was pivotal for the team to regain momentum before facing tougher opponents. The final four nonconference matchups of[Read More…]

by January 10, 2019 0 comments Sports - Top

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Equality for Women’s Rugby

I am a parent of a senior here at Georgetown University. My husband and I live in Maine, have six daughters and run our own small business, so it is difficult for either of us to visit.  I was grateful for the opportunity to come to Washington, D.C., over Parents’ Weekend. During[Read More…]

by October 30, 2018 0 comments Opinion, Opinion - Top
Washington, D.C.'s latest entertainment and sports arena will host the Washington Mystics. The Congress Heights arena opened Sept. 22.

New Sports Center to Host Washington Mystics Opens

An entertainment and sports arena set to house Washington, D.C. professional women’s basketball team the Washington Mystics, as well as NBA G-League team Capital City Go-Go, opened Sept. 22 in Congress Heights and is anticipated to bring jobs and increased economic opportunities to residents of the neighborhood. The opening of[Read More…]

by September 28, 2018 0 comments City News, News, News - Top
Thousands have signed a petition opposing a National Park Service proposal to ban recreation on the grounds of the Washington Monument and other parts of the National Mall.

Plan to Ban Sports on National Mall Draws Backlash

The National Park Service plans to ban sports and other recreational activities on the grounds of the Washington Monument and raise rates for those who want to use other facilities on the National Mall next year. The field closures are intended to help maintain the newly installed turf on the[Read More…]

by November 15, 2017 1 comment City News, News, News - Top, Uncategorized
Former NFL commissioner and Georgetown Board of Directors Vice Chair Paul Tagliabue (COL ’62) discussed the process of hiring Patrick Ewing (COL ’85) as men’s basketball team head coach.

Q&A: Former NFL Commissioner on JTIII, Ewing

The university fired former men’s basketball team Head Coach John Thompson III March 23, ending his 13 years of leadership. Ten days later, the university hired Patrick Ewing (COL ’85), who helped Georgetown win the 1984 NCAA championship, following a hiring process led by Athletic Director Lee Reed and board[Read More…]

by April 21, 2017 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
Georgetown received its second-largest donation in history Tuesday for the athletics leadership program and Multi-Sport Facility.

VIEWPOINT: An Undue Weight on Athletes

In December, Georgetown’s Department of Athletics introduced the Drug Screening and Education Program, a new policy that would screen student-athletes for drugs and alcohol. Under the new program, student-athletes are liable to be subjected to both randomized tests and tests on the basis of reasonable suspicion every day, year-round and[Read More…]

by January 8, 2017 2 comments Commentary, Opinion, Opinion - Top

Jimmy McLaughlin

Underneath the helmet and pads of junior wide receiver Jimmy McLaughlin (COL ’18) lies an exemplary student-athlete. The recipient of last season’s Mush Dobofsky Award for Outstanding Student-Athlete, awarded to the football player with the highest grade point average on the team, McLaughlin has found himself one of the busiest[Read More…]

by October 7, 2016 0 comments The Guide