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Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson and LSU Projected to Make CFB Playoffs

Alabama, Ohio State, Clemson and LSU Projected to Make CFB Playoffs

T Brewer, Maroon-News Staff

October 31, 2019

The College Football season is heating up as we near the end of October. Big time conference games are starting to take place, and for the third straight week, a top ten team lost to an unranked opponent. So far, five perennial powers have been able to stay unblemished and have established themselves ...

Catching Up on the Champions League Group Stage Standings

Catching Up on the Champions League Group Stage Standings

Aaron Silverstein, Maroon-News Staff

October 31, 2019

Last week was a wild one on the biggest stage in European soccer. Here is a recap of the action-packed week in the Champions League group stage competition:Group A:On October 22, Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) gave themselves a five-point cushion as the leaders of Group A with a 5-0 rout of Belgian side Club ...

Shifting Dynamics Between the Individual Player and the Team

Shifting Dynamics Between the Individual Player and the Team

Cam Cobey, Maroon-News Staff

October 31, 2019

League dynamics are changing within the world of professional sports, and it’s not a good thing. Most prevalent in the NBA, as well as the NFL, is the emerging shift of power to players over front offices.I am all for players’ rights, but these rights are being stretched too far. It has come to a poi...

Rewilding Project Underway Above Burke and Pinchin Hall

Rewilding Project

Raymond Hua, Maroon-News Staff

October 30, 2019

A University rewilding project brought a variety of plants to the upper hill behind the new residence halls, Pinchin Hall and Burke Hall. The project began in conjunction with the construction of the new residence halls and is part of Colgate’s larger plan for landscaping upper campus. The excavati...

Men’s Hockey Ties First, Drops Second Contest Against Miami

Men's Hockey Against Miami

Liv Fitzgerald, Maroon-News Staff

October 29, 2019

Colgate men’s hockey played their latest weekend series against University of Miami (Ohio) at the Class of 1965 Arena resulting in a tie and a loss. The Raiders faced off against the RedHawks on Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26. Friday’s game displayed two teams that were extremely well mat...

Raiders Women’s Soccer Chase Patriot League Playoff Berth

Women's Soccer Season Near End

Eric Fishbin, Sports Editor

October 29, 2019

As the season approaches its close and the Colgate women’s soccer team remains on the outside of the Patriot League’s top six, the team was in desperate need of a win and the valuable three points that come with it against Loyola at home on October 26. Sitting in eighth place, Colgate (nine points...

Colgate Men’s Basketball Preview: Opening Slate to Begin the Madness

Men's Basketball Preview

Eric Fishbin, Sports Editor

October 29, 2019

For the second consecutive year, the Colgate Raiders basketball team will open their season against Atlantic Sun Conference opponent the NJIT Highlanders in Newark, New Jersey on November 6. As Raider Nation hopes, the opening battle in New Jersey will mark the beginning of the road to the March Madness Tournament ...

NHL Check-In: Who is Hot and Who is Not to Start Season

Nathan MacKinnon

Jack Breitowich, Maroon-News Staff

October 24, 2019

The National Hockey League (NHL) is back in full swing. This week, we take a look at who is hot and who is not three weeks into the season. Hot: Colorado AvalancheThe Colorado Avalanche are off to a terrific start, going 7-1-1 in their first nine games. Nathan MacKinnon and Mikko Rantanen currently lead the team with ...

From Hip Surgery to Champion: The Improbable Andy Murray Story

Australian Open Tennis

Zach Schiller, Assistant Sports Editor

October 24, 2019

After this year’s Australian Open, many thought we had seen the last of Andy Murray. Before the tournament, Murray had announced that his nagging hip injury was causing him too much pain and that he would retire this year. Despite a heroic effort in his five-set loss in the first round to Roberto...

Fall Classic Preview 2019: Houston Astros vs. Washington Nationals

Houston Astros vs. Washington Nationals

Jackson Coleman, Maroon-News Staff

October 24, 2019

The 2019 Fall Classic will see the Washington Nationals take on the Houston Astros in a best of seven series beginning on Tuesday, October 22.The underdog Nationals are competing in their first World Series since the franchise’s establishment in 1969 as the Montreal Expos. Washington started out the se...

Men’s Hockey Takes Down No. 18 UMass-Lowell in Overtime for First Win

Big Win for Men's Hockey

Ethan Marchetti, Editor-in-Chief

October 22, 2019

The Colgate men’s hockey team travelled to Lowell, Massachusetts for a two-game series against the No. 18 UMass-Lowell River Hawks. After starting the season 0-3-0, the Raiders looked to bounce back against the River Hawks and try to salvage something from the weekend road trip.Friday, October 18 mar...

Raiders Hold Off Big Red to Claim First Victory of Season

Colgate Football Takes First Win

Eric Fishbin, Sports Editor

October 22, 2019

After a tumultuous slate of out-of-conference games to open the season and a 48-7 romping by Football Bowl Subdivision team Air Force on August 31, the Colgate Raiders plunged into the Patriot League season on Saturday, October 5, ready to return to their title-winning ways from only one year ago. Th...

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