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Despite faults, VAR will be used in 2018 World Cup

March 15, 2018

In recent months, discussions about video technology have come to the forefront in the soccer community. In 2016, we saw the first soccer competition use video assistant referee (VAR). VAR is made up of a team of three people, including at least one ...

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The VAR technology is supposed to help referees with calls such as offsides.

W. Lacrosse outplays both Boston and Hofstra

March 15, 2018

The women’s lacrosse team took care of business this past week with two strong showings on Homewood Field. The friendly confines of the home field proved to be too much for visiting programs, as the Jays were able to beat the Boston University Terriers 18-11 last Wednesday and the Hofstra University Pride 15-6 last Saturday afternoon.

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Senior attacker Emily Kenul notches in her 100th career goal, being only the 24th Blue Jay to reach this accomplishment.

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Freshman Therese Olshanski placed seventh in the mile run at Nationals.

Track and Field compete in NCAA championships

March 15, 2018

One week after their strong performances at the Eastern College Athletic Conference Championships (ECACs), the Hopkins men’s and women’s track and field teams sent 10 athletes to Birmingham, Ala. to compete in the D-III Indoor Track and Field Championships.


M. Lacrosse defeats the sixth-ranked Syracuse Orange

March 15, 2018

In front of a crowd of over 5,000 people, the Blue Jays came up with the upset over the No. 6 Syracuse University Orange. Sophomore attacker Cole Williams led the Blue Jays with four goals and one assist in an 18-7 rout of Syracuse in New York’s Carrier Dome. 

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The Blue Jays took home an impressive win against the sixth-ranked Syracuse Orange.

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Freshman tennis player Eric Yoo.

Athlete of the Week: Eric Yoo - Men's Tennis

March 15, 2018

This past weekend, the men’s tennis team traveled to Swarthmore, Pa. to take on the Generals of Washington and Lee University. The Blue Jays entered the matchup ranked 18th in the country and the Generals ranked 31st.


Athlete of the Week: Dillon Bowman

March 8, 2018

This past weekend, the Hopkins baseball team took on Rutgers-Camden and Cortland State in the Baltimore Invitational. Despite a tough 11-2 loss to Rutgers-Camden on Saturday, the Jays triumphed the following day against the No. 1 team in the country, the Cortland State Red Dragons. 


The NCAA does not live up to what it stands for

March 8, 2018

Within the past couple of weeks, another scandal that the NCAA is all too familiar with reared its head again. A recent FBI investigation into the NCAA and its basketball coaches produced alleged evidence of Arizona University Wildcats coach Sean Miller discussing payment for star freshman forward DeAndre Ayton to land at the school. 

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Deandre Ayton was reportedly paid $100,000 to commit to Arizona.

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Felicia Koerner wins the 3k at the Tufts Last Chance Meet to qualify for NCAAs.

Ten Track & Field athletes qualify for NCAAs

March 8, 2018

This past weekend, the Hopkins track and field team capitalized on their last opportunity of the season to qualify for the NCAAs. A total of 10 individuals will head down to Birmingham, Ala. this Friday to compete in the NCAA Indoor Track and Field National Championships.


W. Lacrosse takes down Furman Paladins in shutout

March 8, 2018

Saturday afternoon’s 35-mile-per-hour winds weren’t the only thing on Homewood Field that was vicious. The Hopkins women’s lacrosse team took no prisoners as they lit up the scoreboard in a 19-0 thrashing of the Furman University Paladins. 

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Midfielder Shelby Harrison was named Big 10 Freshman of the Week.

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Junior guard Lillian Scott leads the Blue Jays with 19 points in the Conference semifinals.

W. Basketball ends season with loss in semifinals

March 1, 2018

After their comeback victory last Tuesday night against the Ursinus College Bears, the Hopkins women’s basketball team carried their first-round momentum into the next three days of training. Despite fighting mental fatigue and physical injuries throughout the week, the Blue Jays felt prepared going into their matchup against the first-seeded Gettysburg College Bullets Friday night. 


Baseball splits in a double header to open season

March 1, 2018

This past weekend, the Hopkins baseball team hosted the St. John Fisher Cardinals in a season-opening doubleheader. The Jays would finish the day with a 1-1 record, defeating St. John Fisher 7-1 in the first game before losing to the Cardinals 10-4 in the second. 

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The Johns Hopkins baseball team went 1-1 on Saturday to open the season. 

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LeBron James has donated millions of his own money to help children from his hometown.

NBA stars will not just “shut up and dribble”

March 1, 2018

The NBA, as one of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States, has come to be of cultural importance to this nation. The League has been experiencing a rise in popularity due to its overabundance of talented players, who often transcend the boundaries of the court. 


Athlete of the Week: Erin Chen

March 1, 2018

Coming off a second-place finish at the Eastern Women’s Fencing Conference (EWFC) Championship, the Hopkins women’s fencing team travelled up to Philadelphia, Pa. for the Temple Invitational on Saturday, where they faced off against four top-10 teams.

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Sophomore Erin Chen has led the Hopkins fencing team.

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Hope Solo hoped to change the pay-for-play scheme as U.S. Soccer President.

Newly-elected U.S. Soccer Federation president will not bring needed change

March 1, 2018

Six years of progress came to a devastating end when the U.S. Men’s National Team lost 2-1 against Trinidad and Tobago in the final qualifying match for the 2018 World Cup. The team only needed a draw, but their loss, coupled with Panama and Honduras winning their final games, meant that the U.S. will not be going to the World Cup in 2018.