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My Picks for the Second Round of the NBA Playoffs

Hunter Firment, Sports Editor May 6, 2022

With the first round wrapped up, here are my takes on each of the four second round battles in the National Basketball Association (NBA) Playoffs. Across the playoff bracket, every higher seed advanced...

Personal Story: What Running Means to Me

Personal Story: What Running Means to Me

Karenna Warden, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2022

When I was in third grade, I found myself disappointed daily in PE class rotations. Each class consisted of a different set of activities. I was not the best at tennis, nor was I the star of racquetball,...

What Sports Mean to Me

What Sports Mean to Me

Cam Cobey, Sports Editor May 6, 2022

In this final article I will ever write for The Colgate Maroon-News, I want to tell my loyal readers what sports mean to me. My parents – specifically my dad – are responsible for my obsession with...

Personal Story: What Sports Mean to Me

Personal Story: What Sports Mean to Me

Hunter Firment, Sports Editor May 6, 2022

My earliest memories are related to sports. Whenever my friends and I are engaged in some discourse about one of our favorite players or teams, which happens often, I will bring up a memory from 2006 or...

Recap of the Top Five 2022 WNBA Draft Picks

Logan Sundberg, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

On Monday, April 11, the WNBA Draft was held in person for the first time since 2019 at Spring Studios in New York. This year, 108 NCAA athletes opted into the 2022 WNBA Draft, competing for one of the...

NBA Playoffs Update: Done Deals and Ongoing Battles

Jack Schoen, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

Series That Are All But Over Brooklyn Nets v. Boston Celtics - Shockingly, the preseason odds-on favorite to win the National Basketball Association (NBA) Championship may be swept by the time this...

NFL Draft Predictions for Each New York Team

Sloan Martin, Staff Writer April 29, 2022

Following a wild free agency period where huge player signings and blockbuster trades have transformed the flavor of the league, the 2022 National Football League (NFL) Draft is scheduled to begin on Thursday,...

Simon Gerszberg Champions in Sports Analytics

Simon Gerszberg Champions in Sports Analytics

Karenna Warden, Sports Editor April 29, 2022

ShotQuality, created by senior Simon Gerszberg, is a product that quantifies basketball shots on a play-by-play basis, utilizing over 90 different variables based on player percentages in different areas....

Colgate Men’s Rugby: A Proud Tradition Since 1966

Colgate Men’s Rugby: A Proud Tradition Since 1966

Heath Newman, Contributing Writer April 22, 2022

From their arrival as first-years up the hill, Colgate students are made aware of the aura that surrounds the Colgate University Rugby Football Club. With their field set alongside Oak Drive, Colgate Rugby...

Key Players to Watch in This Season’s NBA Playoffs

Ryan Stuzin, Staff Writer April 22, 2022

The NBA Playoffs have begun, and like last year, there is no clear favorite. These playoffs may well come down to how individual All-Star players perform. So let’s take a look at some of this year’s...

Storylines from the First Few Weeks of the MLB Season

Cam Cobey, Sports Editor April 22, 2022

From intentional walks to rising stars in the league, this has been an eventful beginning to the return of Major League Baseball (MLB) after an extensive lockout. With players and owners able to agree...

My Experience as a Coxswain

Logan Sundberg, Staff Writer April 15, 2022

In the spring of my freshman year in high school in Wayland, Mass., I was deciding what spring sport I wanted to do. Did I want to continue playing tennis as I had for the last 10 years of my life? Or...

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