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Softball Sweeps Army, Moves to Third in Patriot League

Raiders Dominate Black Knights in League Play

Liv Fitzgerald, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

Colgate Women’s Softball was on a roll this past weekend, April 6 and 7. The team had a three-game sweep against Army, marking its first season sweep against the Black Knights since 2015. Colgate Softball proved that they are a force to be reckoned with and made quite the name for themselves in th...

Man Overboard: Men’s Lax Loses to Navy

Raiders Squander Late Lead in Loss to Midshipmen

Lexi Luthringer, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

On Saturday, April 6, the Colgate Raiders faced the Navy Midshipmen on their home turf in Hamilton. Entering the game with a 3-6 record, 1-3 in conference, they hoped to improve their record with a win against their Patriot League foe.The Midshipmen scored the first two goals of the competition, but C...

Women’s Lacrosse Topples Lehigh

Raiders Dominate Hawks in Second Half to Take Win

Lexi Luthringer, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

The Women’s Lacrosse team advanced to 3-2 in the Patriot League after an impressive second-half run in a win over the Lehigh Mountain Hawks on Saturday, April 6. While Lehigh put up a tough battle in the first half, ending in a 3-3 tie, Colgate was able to dominate during the second half, ending the gam...

Women’s Tennis Ends Season, Men Have Bye Week

Raiders Lose to Binghamton but Bounce Back Against Rochester

Ignacio Villar, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

With the last weekend of regular season play before the Patriot League Tournament on April 25 through April 28, the Colgate Women’s Tennis team split their final weekend. The team suffered a close loss on Saturday, April 6 against Binghamton before bouncing back against Rochester on Sunday, April 7, ...

Previewing the Champions League Quarter Final Matchups

As we move deeper into the spring, we see the emergence of knockout soccer with the UEFA Champions League. Currently, the UEFA Champions League is in the quarter finals. There are four match-ups that contain teams from England, The Netherlands, Spain, Italy and Portugal.

Benjamin Polikoff, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

As we move deeper into the spring, we see the emergence of knockout soccer with the UEFA Champions League. Currently, the UEFA Champions League is in the quarter finals. There are four match-ups that contain teams from England, The Netherlands, Spain, Italy and Portugal.From England, we contain the f...

Seahawks’ Russell Wilson Sets Deadline for Contract Talks

Seahawks’ Russell Wilson Sets Deadline for Contract Talks

Zachary Schiller, Assistant National Sports Editor

April 11, 2019

Russell Wilson has had enough. After ongoing contract discussions with the Seattle Seahawks have yielded little to no process, Wilson is putting his foot down. The quarterback has announced a self-imposed deadline of April 15 to reach a contract extension with the team, the start of the Seahawks’ volunt...

Carl Braun ’49 Elected into Basketball Hall of Fame

Carl Braun ’49 Elected into Basketball Hall of Fame

Eric Fishbin, National Sports Editor

April 11, 2019

The Direct Elect Members Veterans Committee elected guard Carl Braun (’49) into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame posthumously on April 6. The 2019 Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony Presented by Nike will take place at the Springfield Symphony Hall on September 6.Having been born in Bro...

Predicting NBA Regular Season Award Winners

Houston Rockets guard James Harden has made a strong case for his second straight NBA MVP selection as the season winds down.

Matthew Frankle, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

With the NBA regular season wrapping up and the playoffs beginning this Saturday, players across the league are making their final cases for awards. Here are my predictions for this season’s MVP, Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year, Sixth Man, Defensive Player and Most Improved Player.MVP: James Har...

What’s Left: On Changing Norms in the U.S. Senate

Eli Cousin, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

Since Donald Trump has taken office, he and the GOP have confirmed judicial nominees at a record rate. To date, Trump has successfully nominated 93 federal judges—many of whom will go on to serve lifetime appointments. This past Wednesday, the Republican-led Senate took the most recent and alarming...

Drunk Safety and Looking Out This SPW

Kara Schindler, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

At 12:17 a.m. on Friday night, a cruiser pulled up to the Bookstore. The lights on the front read “Apartments.” It was going exactly where I was. I hopped on and sat in the front row. A few more kids trickled on. There was light drunk-fueled chatter and some classic rock on the radio. I would be h...

In the Light: Sophie Grayer

Senior Sophie Grayer

Jessica Argento, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

If Sophie Grayer could give any advice to Colgate students, it would be this:“Put yourself in different environments and see how you react. It’s a win-win because you’re going to learn something about yourself either way. If you won’t get arrested and you won’t die, I would say yes to most thi...

Ctrl: Public Enemy #1: The Cruiser Schedule

Caio Brighenti, Maroon-News Staff

April 11, 2019

For the past year or so, I’ve sat down once a week to write this very column. Each time, I spend a solid amount of time considering the different things I could write about. While I try to take the column in a different direction, there is one topic that invariably comes to mind each week, begging ...

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