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Colgate Football’s Title Defense Begins with Loss

Ignacio Villar, Assistant Sports Editor

August 29, 2019

The Raiders finished with their fourth all-time 10 win season in 2018 and expectations are high for the 2019 season. With its first loss of the season, however, Colgate must now regroup quickly to reach those expectations.“We played like an inexperienced team, and we can’t afford to do that. But the good thing is that ...

Identifying and Analyzing this Summer’s NBA Offseason Trend

Anthony Davis to the Lakers

Matthew Frankle, Maroon-News Staff

August 24, 2019

On the night of the 2013 NBA Draft, the Brooklyn Nets and Boston Celtics agreed on a trade package that shocked general managers around the league. In a desperate win now move, the Celtics sent two aging franchise stars, center Kevin Garnett and forward Paul Pierce, to Brooklyn for matching salaries, t...

Colgate Football’s Thomas Ives Signed to Chicago Bears

Becomes Second Colgate Player in Two Years to Get NFL UDFA Contract

Gideon Hamot & Julia Klein, Colgate Sports Editor & Executive Editor

May 2, 2019

On April 28, Colgate wide receiver and 2018 football team captain Thomas Ives was signed to the Chicago Bears as an undrafted free agent. This is the second Colgate prospect in two years to find himself on a NFL team the day after the draft, with Pat Afriyie signing with the Chargers post-draft last year...

Women Overboard: Women’s Tennis Loses to Navy

Raiders Fall in League Quarterfinals to End Season

Liv Fitzgerald, Maroon-News Staff

May 2, 2019

Colgate Women’s Tennis played their final match of the 2019 season this past Friday, April 26. Their season ended with a tough loss against their extremely talented Patriot League opponent, Navy, who is the number two seed in the league with twenty-three wins. The Raiders played with a lot of grit...

Women’s Rugby Comes in Sixth at Nationals

Raiders Finish Top 15 in the Nation for Fourth Straight Year

Emma Rainer, Maroon-News Staff

May 2, 2019

Colgate Women’s Rugby has been working hard preparing for the National Small College Rugby Organization (NSCRO) Women’s 7s National Championship held on April 27 and 28 in Pittsburgh, PA. The team says they are elated to have earned a sixth place finish after, essentially, a year-long effort.The fi...

Women’s Lacrosse Topples Lehigh, Beats Boston University in League Tournament

Raiders Advance to Patriot League Semi-Final for the First Time in Four Years

BY Isabel Van Wie, Maroon-News Staff

May 2, 2019

On Friday, April 26, the Colgate Women’s Lacrosse Team traveled to Easton, Pennsylvania to face the Lafayette Leopards in their first game of the weekend. The game against Lafayette was the final regular season match for the Raiders, before they would travel to Boston, Massachusetts to face Boston...

Softball Dominates Siena and Lafayette

Kate Kelly, Maroon-News Staff

May 2, 2019

The Women’s Softball team took on Siena College in a two-game battle last week on Wednesday, April 24. Senior infielder Meghan Romero was the hero in the first game with a walk-off single in the ninth inning to contribute to the 5-4 victory. Colgate started off slowly as Siena scored three runs in ...

Thea Chafee Finishes Top Three at Longines Masters of New York

Julia Klein & Gideon Hamot, Maroon-News Executive Editor & Colgate Sports Editor

May 2, 2019

Junior Thea Chafee placed third at the Longines Masters of New York, held at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York this past weekend, April 26 and 27. The Longines Masters is an annual, international horse race which features some of the best equiticians across the globe.According to ...

Mens’ Lacrosse Loses to Bucknell in Final Game

Raiders Finish Once Promising Season at 4-9

Lexi Luthringer, Maroon-News Staff

May 2, 2019

The Colgate Men’s Lacrosse team closed out their season this past week with a tough battle against Bucknell. Although the two teams ended the first quarter of play with a tie, the Bucknell Bison fought until the final whistle to grab a win over the Raiders. The Bison needed this win to clinch a spot ...

Skinner to Leave NCAA in Pursuit of Elite Gymnastics Career

MyKayla Skinner, a 22-year-old gymnast who competed collegiately for the Utah Utes, has decided to take her talents to the next level and enter into the olympic team trials, where she will contend for a spot on the U.S. team in Tokyo in 2020. 

Julia Klein, Executive Editor

May 2, 2019

Women’s college gymnastics, while an often overlooked college sport, is home to many formerly-elite gymnasts who have left the USA Gymnastics arena in pursuit of a college degree.Multiple members of both the Fierce Five, who competed in London in 2012, and the Final Five, who competed in Rio de Janeir...

Wild Card Teams Dominate Stanley Cup Playoffs

Wild Card Teams Dominate Stanley Cup Playoffs

Jack Breitowich, Maroon-News Staff

May 2, 2019

In the 2013-2014 season, the National Hockey League introduced the wildcard format. Under the new postseason system, the top three teams in each division make the playoffs, with two wild-cards in each conference for a total of eight playoff teams from each conference. Many fans enjoy the wildcard fo...

Giants Select Quarterback Daniel Jones with Sixth Pick

The New York Giants shocked the football world by passing up on several top prospects for Duke quarterback Daniel Jones at the sixth overall pick.

Matthew Frankle, Maroon-News Staff

May 2, 2019

This offseason has been nothing short of a disaster for the New York Giants. It began when they let defensive leader Landon Collins walk as a free agent and sign in the division with Washington. That same week, the Giants gifted superstar wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland Browns for a re...

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