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The 2021-2022 NBA Season has officially come to an end, and for the first time in years the basketball community is in disaccord. In the past two years, the Most Valuable Player (MVP) award and the Defensive Player of the Year (DPOY) were pretty straightforward for most fans, reporters and voters alike. This season, however, the parity is at an all-time high. Multiple people have a legitimate claim to virtually every single award, and the playoffs are almost certain to be legendary.
Women’s lacrosse faced off against the eighth-ranked University of Maryland Terrapins last Saturday. Hopkins entered the game ranked 20th in the nation with a 6-5 record.
This past offseason, Tripp Myers was working on his swing in batting practice. It was nothing out of the ordinary for his routine, but he went through a stretch, as every baseball player does, where he was struggling to hit the ball as hitting coach Adam Schlenoff advised Myers to simplify his swing.
Hopkins baseball started off their season with a trio of games this past weekend against the State University of New York College at Cortland, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and North Carolina Wesleyan College. The Blue Jays went 2-1 in the stretch.
Super Bowl LVI was everything one could have imagined.
Connor DeSimone was just a baby when he got his first glimpse of what a championship trophy feels like. His dad Joe DeSimone, who is also the founder of Lacrosse Unlimited, owned the Major League Lacrosse team the Long Island Lizards and DeSimone attended every game.
With the NFL conference championships approaching this weekend, football fans from around the world are gearing up to tune in to some of the most highly anticipated games. Only three games remain to determine who goes home with the Lombardi.
If you would have told Diarra Oden seven years ago she would be playing college Division III (DIII) basketball, you would’ve received an incredulous look.
Women’s basketball opened up their season on the road against the Susquehanna University River Hawks on Friday, Nov. 5. Though the return to basketball was highly anticipated, Hopkins unfortunately lost 65-4 after getting outscored 41-17 in the second and third quarters.
The women’s volleyball team is playing some of the most dominant volleyball in collegiate history and that is not an exaggeration. After going 35-0 in 2019, the team is 25-0 this year, tying them for the Division-III (D-III) record of consecutive wins.
Hopkins field hockey captured their ninth win of the season against Dickinson College on Wednesday, Sept. 29 and their 10th against Haverford College on Saturday, Oct. 2, remaining undefeated on the year.
With less than one month until tipoff of the 2021-22 NBA season, teams have recently started training camp and are preparing for the following eight months of basketball. To nobody’s surprise, the most frequent question posed during this week’s media day has been about vaccine status. This is the first season that the vaccine has been readily available to the public.
Last week was a momentous event in one of the biggest criminal cases of the past decade. Olympic gymnasts Simone Biles, Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Maggie Nichols represented themselves and hundreds of unnamed athletes before the Senate Judiciary Committee seeking accountability from the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). The agency failed to properly handle the investigation into Larry Nassar, the disgraced former doctor of Team USA who sexually assaulted at least 265 young women and girls.
Women’s field hockey faced off against Shenandoah University, Bridgewater College and the University of Lynchburg in their first three games of the season. It had been over 600 days since Hopkins played a field hockey game, but there was no sign of rust from the team as they won all three games last week. Junior defender Anna Scott scored or assisted in all games, propelling Hopkins to 4-1, 6-0 and 2-1 victories.
Los Angeles Angels pitcher and designated hitter Shohei Ohtani entered the league in 2017 as the most hyped baseball prospect since Bryce Harper. The moment he agreed to a deal with the Angels, the baseball community knew what time it was.
The women’s lacrosse team faced off against the 23rd-ranked University of Michigan Wolverines in their regular season finale. Hopkins entered the game ranked 15th in the nation and continued their winning streak, extending it to three games. Graduate student attackman Maggie Schneidereith scored a career-high seven goals and nine points to lead Hopkins to a 20-13 victory.
The Hopkins baseball team dominated this past weekend, sweeping the Washington College Shoremen in a doubleheader series in which Hopkins scored a combined 14 runs.
NBA All-Star Weekend is one of the most exciting times to watch basketball. Usually, the events are thrilling. The Skills Challenge and the Three-Point Contest are both extremely competitive and unpredictable in their results. Entertaining and unforced, the All-Star Celebrity Game features famous personalities who surprise fans with their athletic abilities. The Rising Stars Challenge displays the future superstars of the league, and the NBA All-Star Game is the main event for obvious reasons.
The Black Student Union (BSU) and the Black Student Athlete Association hosted a panel discussion on Feb. 26 about students’ role in transformative justice both on and off campus.
While the box score won’t show it, Super Bowl LV was historic for several different reasons. It was the first time one of the teams in the big game actually hosted the event in their home stadium. The game featured Sarah Thomas, the first female to officiate a Super Bowl in National Football League (NFL) history. It was the first time a Super Bowl included a team with all Black coordinators on the sideline.