Men’s Soccer Blanks Bowdoin in 2-0 Win

September 20, 2018, by Jack Leger, Assistant Sports Editor. Leave a Comment

Last Saturday, the men’s soccer team faced off in a vital conference matchup against perennial NCAA tournament contender Bowdoin. It was a wild weekend of sports action, and the game kicked off around the same time as football. Despite the multiple sporting events of the day, over 300 people lined the sides of Jackson Field […]

Shannon Sweeney ’21 Nets Two Goals in Cardinals’ Rout of Mount Holyoke

September 20, 2018, by Franklin Ribli, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

The streak is on! This Wednesday, women’s soccer was able to follow up on their dominant win against Bowdoin last Saturday with a spectacular 5-0 victory against Mount Holyoke College (2-4-0) on Wednesday at Jackson Field. The Cardinals now stand with a 4-2-0 record heading into an important conference matchup against Bates this Saturday. The […]

Who to Listen to on Any Given Sunday, NBC Edition

September 20, 2018, by Andrew Martin, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

To the shock and chagrin of all Joe Buck lovers, last week, I ranked him and Aikman as the bottom pair of NFL commentators. Now, this ranking doesn’t include the likes of the robotic Ian Eagle and Dan Fouts or the commentator musical chairs that’s going on at ESPN’s Monday Night Football. Buck and Aikman […]

The Pointless Win Column: The Case for Jacob deGrom to Win the Cy Young

September 20, 2018, by Nicholas Keating, Contributing Writer. Leave a Comment

Jacob deGrom is forcing baseball’s hand. The New York Mets’ ace has been phenomenal this season, while his team…well, not so much. His individual statistics have been historically dominant, but he is still not a lock to win the National League Cy Young Award, which is given to the best pitcher in each league every […]

NBA Preview: Trades, Signings, and Firings That Shifted the 2018-19 Landscape

September 17, 2018, by Drew Kushnir, Contributing Writer . Leave a Comment

Basketball is almost back! The NBA opens its 73rd regular season on October 16 with a pair of marquee matchups: the Philadelphia 76ers face the Boston Celtics in a rematch of last year’s Eastern Conference Semifinals, while the Oklahoma City Thunder (possibly without star guard Russell Westbrook) take on the defending champion Golden State Warriors. […]

Volleyball Tallies Crucial Early-Season Wins Over Williams, Hamilton

September 17, 2018, by David Gottlieb, Staff Writer. Leave a Comment

After a positive opening weekend with two non-conference wins, the volleyball team opened up conference play with two huge NESCAC wins this weekend, highlighted by a tough four-set win over Williams. In front of a raucous crowd at Silloway Gymnasium, the Cards battled back from a set down to win the match. The Birds won […]

Football Pulls Away From Middlebury in Second Half for First Victory

September 17, 2018, by Jacques Slaughter, Staff Writer. 1 Comment

A dominant defense and a more balanced offense made for quite the spectacle, as the Cardinals opened the season with a crushing 52-21 victory over Middlebury. Despite a close first quarter, the Cardinals were unstoppable after the break and built up an insurmountable lead of 45-14 by the beginning of the fourth quarter. While the offense […]

Women’s Soccer Posts First Win Over Bowdoin Since 2011

September 17, 2018, by Franklin Ribli, Contributing Writer . Leave a Comment

Folks, it’s a new season–not just with the rain, but with soccer, too! Women’s soccer kicked off its season by winning three of its first five games, including a 2-0 home victory against NESCAC opponent Bowdoin last Saturday, Sept. 14th. The team also won its season opener against Western Connecticut State University and later another […]

Previewing the MLB Playoffs: Sports Editors Crosstalk on Who’s in and Who’s Out

September 13, 2018, by Ben Owen, Jack Leger, Sports Editor, Assistant Sports Editor . Leave a Comment

With the temperatures beginning to fall and October around the corner, it is time to examine the current state of Major League Baseball. When the season kicked off back in March, 30 teams hoped to cement a place in the Fall Classic. Now, only a handful have realistic shots at advancing. Our two sports editors […]

Field Hockey Splits Weekend Matchups, Picks up Win Over Roger Williams

September 13, 2018, by Rose Griffin, Staff Writer . Leave a Comment

“Breathe. Believe. Battle.” Amy Schaap ’21 says these three words will give the field hockey team the strength they need to meet their goals this season. Through the challenges of playing in the ultra-competitive NESCAC conference, remembering to stay calm and confident will propel them towards success. This past week, the team was able to […]

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