Volleyball Upsets No. 2 Johnson and Wales, Cruises to First Ever Elite Eight

November 12, 2018, by David Gottlieb, Staff Writer . Leave a Comment

For the first time in school history, the volleyball team is headed to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Division III Tournament after winning an NCAA Regional Championship. Following a disappointing loss in the NESCAC Tournament, the Cardinals took advantage of their at-large bid. The squad rallied off three straight wins tournament wins, peaking with […]

Despite Strong Defensive Performance, Football Drops Last Game to Trinity

November 12, 2018, by Jacques Slaughter, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Last Saturday, Nov. 10, football faced the Trinity Bantams and finished with an unfavorable result, losing 9-0. However, this was a strong performance and though it ended the season with a loss, it was a building block for next season. It was a close game throughout until finally Trinity was able to pull away. Both teams […]

Women’s Basketball Looks to Build on Last Year’s NESCAC Semifinal Appearance

November 12, 2018, by Nicholas Keating, Staff Writer . Leave a Comment

Women’s basketball is back with a vengeance. After going 17-8 during the regular season last year, the Cardinals are primed for success in 2018. Last year, the team advanced to the NESCAC Tournament semifinals for the first time since the 2007-08 season and the fifth time in school history. They eventually lost to perennial stalwart […]

Wrestling Preview 2018-2019: While Seniors Will Be Missed, the Future is Bright

November 8, 2018, by Henry Yang, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Isaiah Bellamy ’18, Carter Armendarez ’18, Dominic Pirraglia ’18 and Devon Carrillo ’17 GR ’18—these were the names that almost dominated the 2017-2018 recap for the wrestling team. With the exceptional efforts from these senior captains, the Cardinals registered another historic and memorable season, etching their names into program history for the numerous records and […]

TV Sports Analysts Crosstalk: Thoughts on Stephen A, Cowherd, and Skip

November 8, 2018, by Ben Owen, Connor Aberle, Tobias Wertime, Sports Editor, Opinion Editor, Assistant Opinion Editor . Leave a Comment

Stephen A. Smith: Ben: Classic Stephen A. phrases like “blasphemous” and “stay off the weed” make him a staple of sports journalism. Is that a good thing? Eh. I’m kind of indifferent to Stephen A. Smith. I think the balance of ESPN’s “First Take” was much better with Skip Bayless filling the role of deranged […]

A Billion-Dollar Organization and the FBI: It’s Time to Reform College Basketball

November 8, 2018, by Jack Leger, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

One of my favorite sports activities is filling out college basketball March Madness brackets each year. For those unfamiliar with the tournament, 64 college basketball teams from across the country are selected to partake in a single-elimination contest that pits top-seeded teams from major conferences against low-seeded teams from mid-major and small school school conferences. […]

Volleyball Earns NCAA Tournament Bid for Second Straight Year

November 5, 2018, by David Gottlieb, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Volleyball’s defense of the NESCAC title came up short last weekend as they lost to Amherst in the semifinals of the conference tournament. Their defense began with a convincing three set win over Bates in the quarterfinals by the score of  25-15, 25-19, and 25-20. In the win, the Cardinals had 39 kills and 89 […]

Amherst Spoils Senior Day for Men’s Rugby

November 5, 2018, by Ben Owen, Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Last Saturday afternoon, the men’s rugby team took on Amherst in a Little Three matchup on senior day. The Cardinals fought hard on a gorgeous autumn day in New England, but dropped the match 24-7 to Amherst. A fairly tense opening 20 minutes saw neither side really gain the upper hand. However, Amherst managed to […]

Football Plays Spoiler, Defeats Williams 21-14 on the Road

November 5, 2018, by Jacques Slaughter, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Football played brilliantly this week against Little Three rival Williams and came back with a strong victory that completely transformed how this season will end for the team. Though it was not the most exciting game for spectators, with each team punting at least nine times, both sides had formidable defenses going into the match. […]

How the Boston Red Sox Won It All: A Fan’s Perspective

November 5, 2018, by Andrew Martin, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

Well, Red Sox Nation, only a week has passed since the Red Sox stormed the field in Los Angeles to celebrate yet another World Series Championship. The days of the so-called ‘curse’ seem to have been forgotten. The ball going through Buckner’s legs, Bucky Dent and Aaron Boone’s late home runs, and Grady leaving Pedro […]

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