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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...

Women’s Hockey Takes Two Against Syracuse Orange

Women's Hockey at Syracuse

Eric Fishbin, Sports Editor

October 22, 2019

The Colgate Raiders have not lost to the Syracuse Orange since the 2014-15 season. That would be a surprising statement out of context, maybe for the basketball or football teams, but not for 2017-18 Division I National Coach of the Year Greg Fargo’s women’s hockey team. The Raiders looked to ext...

10 NFL Storylines to Keep an Eye On in Week 6

Week 6 NFL

Matt Frankle, Maroon-News Staff

October 10, 2019

We are currently about a quarter of the way through the NFL season, and once again the popular line “expect the unexpected” applies to the start of the 2019 NFL season. Here are ten storylines to keep an eye on as the season progresses.1. The meteoric rise of Gardner Minshew is unlike any we have eve...

2019 UEFA Champions League Preliminary Round Action

UEFA Champions League

Ben Polikoff, Maroon-News Staff

October 10, 2019

As the 2019-2020 Champions League campaign begins, there are many storylines to look forward to. Can Lionel Messi and FC Barcelona get over the hump and bring home their first Champions League title since 2015? Can Pep Guardiola finally lead Manchester City to their first European trophy? Will Liverp...

Taking a Look at What Went Down in Week One of the NHL

NHL Week One

Jack Breitowich, Maroon-News Staff

October 10, 2019

The National Hockey League (NHL) season is back and #IsItOctoberYet can rest until next June. After an exciting offseason that sent the Columbus Blue Jackets’ star forward, Artemi Panarin to the New York Rangers and their Vezina-trophy-winning goaltender Sergie Bobrovski to the Florida Panthers, the ...

Raider Recap: Homecoming Not Enough to Spark Colgate

Homecoming Matches

Eric Fishbin, Sports Editor

October 10, 2019

This past weekend, Colgate athletics struggled across the board. Overtime soccer losses, field hockey and football defeats in Patriot League play and an impressive four-set volleyball win were the key games of the weekend.VolleyballThe Colgate Raiders defeated Army West Point on October 6 in four sets ...

Women’s Hockey Makes Statement in Homecoming Series Against Mercyhurst

Women's Hockey at Homecoming

Theo Asher, Executive Editor

October 10, 2019

This past weekend, the Colgate Raiders women’s ice hockey team squared off against the Mercyhurst Lakers in a two-game set in Hamilton for Homecoming weekend. This was their first clash with the Lakers since last season, when the Raiders surrendered nine goals in two games, losing one and drawing t...

Men’s Hockey Drops 2019 Home Opener to RIT Tigers

Men's Hockey Opener

Jordan Williams, Maroon-News Staff

October 10, 2019

Colgate men’s hockey kicked off their season with a homecoming weekend opener against the Rochester Institue of Technology (RIT) Tigers this past Saturday, October 5. To start the game off, the men’s hockey program commemorated Ron Baker, a longtime Colgate employee and dedicated hockey supporter. Th...

MLB 2019 Postseason: It’s Houston & LA vs. The Field

Skyhigh Astros

Theo Asher, Executive Editor

October 4, 2019

As the 2019 regular season winds down in Major League Baseball (MLB), it is time to start narrowing our focus to the cream of the crop—the teams who have set themselves apart as championship contenders on the diamond. What we fail to appreciate all too often about this game is the variance that results...

Young Stars Forgo NCAA for Opportunity in Australia

Lamello Ball and RJ Hampton

Aaron Notis, Maroon-News Staff

October 4, 2019

It was never considered to be the norm for a National Basketball Association (NBA) scout to travel to Australia to watch professional basketball. Now, thanks to two impressive high school graduates who passed over collegiate ball to play in Australia’s National Basketball League (NBL), NBA scouts ...

NHL Hockey is Back: A Dive into Each Division

Jordan Binnington

Aaron Silverstein, Maroon-News Staff

October 4, 2019

Last season, on January 3, the St. Louis Blues had the worst record in the National Hockey League (NHL). By June 12, the team hoisted its first Stanley Cup in franchise history.The NHL is arguably the most unpredictable league among the four major North American sports leagues. Teams, like the 2012 Los A...

Colgate Women’s Tennis Gains Momentum at Army Invite

Women's Tennis at Army

Kate Kelly, Maroon-News Staff

October 4, 2019

The Colgate women’s tennis team traveled to the Army Invite this weekend and faced great competition across the board. Army welcomed 20 teams to campus to compete. The field consisted of: Air Force, Drexel, Bryant, Rutgers, Colombia, Syracuse, UConn, Stony Brook, Colgate, Lehigh, Quinnipiac, Marist, F...

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