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Gearing Up For the Madness: This Season Has Had it All

Preparing for March Madness

Cam Cobey, Maroon-News Staff

February 27, 2020

In NCAA basketball, the madness usually starts in March. But this season, madness began in November, and it has not stopped since then.College basketball is known to be crazy, especially during the NCAA tournament, where 68 teams are carefully selected to compete for a National Title. It has never been as...

Names to Watch as the NHL Trade Deadline Approaches

Ethan Marchetti, Editor-in-Chief

February 20, 2020

With the annual NHL trade deadline looming at 3:00 p.m. ET on February 24, many teams with playoff aspirations will look to bolster their lines with last-minute acquisitions. Here are three players who playoff contenders should have on their radars as the deadline nears.Ilya Kovalchuk, F, Montreal CanadiensKo...

UEFA Champions League Knock-Out Stage Preview

UEFA Champions League

Hunter Firment and Edward Bassm Maroon-News Staff

February 20, 2020

The Champions League is back and oh, how we have missed it. The second week of knockout matches should be a fantastic one, with many of Europe’s most talented squads and players in action for their immensely important first-leg fixtures. As we gear up for an exciting second week in European soccer...

Rowing Programs ERG 100-Kilometers in Connor’s Challenge

Rowing ERG Challenge

Eric Fishbin, Sports Editor

February 20, 2020

The Colgate women’s and men’s rowing teams competed in the fifth annual Connor’s ERG Challenge, a virtual 100-kilometer rowing competition that raises funds to fight pediatric brain cancer. Colgate competed against Syracuse, Princeton, Virginia, Duke, Virginia, Marist and MIT on Thursday, Feb. 13....

Part III: A Dive into the Next Phase of Colgate Athletics with Nicki Moore

Part III: A Dive into the Next Phase of Colgate Athletics with Nicki Moore

Eric Fishbin, Sport Editor

February 20, 2020

This article is Part Three of a three-part series written after an interview with Athletic Director Nicki Moore on Wednesday, Jan. 29. Part One discussed Moore’s background at the University of Oklahoma and University of North Carolina and her early impact on Colgate’s Athletic Department and stud...

Women’s Lacrosse Takes Down UVM; Improves to 2-0 on the Season

Women's Lacrosse Takes UVM

Zach Schiller, Assistant Sports Editor

February 20, 2020

After opening up the season with a home win against Marist, the Colgate women’s lacrosse team travelled to Burlington, Vermont this past weekend to take on the University of Vermont Catamounts. The Raiders came out strong and fast with senior midfielder Noelle Patterson scoring two minutes into the gam...

Alex Ovechkin One Shy of 700 Career Goals, Chasing Gretzsky

Alex Ovechkin

Ethan Marchetti, Editor-in-Chief

February 13, 2020

Wayne Gretzky’s NHL scoring records are considered by many fans and players to be untouchable. They have been that way for the last few decades.The Hall-of-Famer compiled a mind-boggling 894 goals and 1,963 assists over the course of his illustrious career, as well as a career plus/minus of +520. For...

Checking in on the Boston Red Sox After A Busy Winter Offseason

Red Sox

Cam Cobey, Maroon-News Staff

February 13, 2020

The Boston Red Sox are in a state of uncertainty, to say the least. What started as a quiet offseason, and was expected to stay that way until Spring Training, has devolved into one of the most eventful, high-stressed and weird offseasons in franchise history.We’ll start all the way back in October:...

Updates From a Loaded January Transfer Window in European Soccer

Transfer Window

Hunter Firment, Maroon-News Staff

February 13, 2020

With the closing of the January transfer window in European soccer, team personnel is now set for the rest of the season. Teams can no longer make transfers until the summer, so let’s take a look at how the January window fared for some of Europe’s biggest clubs.We’ll start with Inter Milan’...

Get Ready to Hit the Reset on Football: The XFL is Back

XFL is Back

Aaron Notis, Maroon-News Staff

February 13, 2020

Once the Super Bowl is over, football fans mourn the loss of their favorite sport. They impatiently wait another eight months to be able to watch some football. But now, after a 29 year absence, the XFL is filling that void.Debuting on Saturday, February 8, the XFL, a post-Super Bowl league, launched...

Athletic Director Nicki Moore’s Commitment to the Student-Athlete

Nicki Moore

Eric Fishbin, Sports Editor

February 13, 2020

This article is Part Two of a three-part series written after an interview with Athletic Director Nicki Moore on Wednesday, Jan. 29. Part One discussed Moore’s background at the University of Oklahoma and University of North Carolina and her early impact on Colgate’s Athletic Department and student-a...

A Eulogy for the Late, Great NBA Legend Kobe Bryant

Celebrating the Life of Kobe Bryant

Theo Asher, Executive Editor

February 6, 2020

This is surreal to even write: basketball legend Kobe Bryant passed away at age 41 in a helicopter crash. He, along with his daughter, Gianna, went down in a helicopter accident after flying in low altitude and difficult visibility conditions. The crash took place on the morning of January 26 in the...

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