Olympic sanctions on Russia are not enough

February 21, 2018

If you have been following the Winter Olympics closely, you might have noticed the strange name that Russian athletes are being called by announcers and broadcasters. Instead of competing as representatives of the Russian Federation, these athletes are ...

Vladimir Putin visits PyeongChang to represent the Olympic Athletes of Russia.

Junior guard Lillian Scott leads the Blue Jays in scoring.

Athlete of the Week: Lillian Scott

February 22, 2018

Tuesday night, the women’s basketball team began their playoff run with the hope of extending their three-game winning streak to end the regular season. Hosting their the play-in game, the Jays took on the fifth-ranked Ursinus College Bears in the first round of the Centennial Conference Tournament.

W. Basketball ends regular season with two wins

February 21, 2018

The Hopkins women’s basketball team picked up two wins against the Washington College Shorewomen and the Bryn Mawr College Owls this past week to finish out the regular season. Both of these games were won by two strong, balanced offensive and defensive efforts. The Jays scored over 60 points in each game and held their opponents to under 50. 

Junior guard Madison McGrath helps Jays gain early lead in last Wednesday's game against the Washington College Shorewomen.

Junior attacker Miranda Ibello scored four goals to lead the Jays' offensive efforts in Saturday's game against the Marquette Golden Eagles.

Women's Lacrosse dominates 14-7 on opening day

February 15, 2018

The 22nd-ranked Hopkins women’s lacrosse team got their 2018 season off to a hot start this past Friday against the Marquette University Golden Eagles. Marquette midfielder Grace Gabriel took advantage of a free-position shot less than a minute into the first half, finding the back of the net to give the Golden Eagles an early 1-0 lead. 

Athlete of the Week: Therese Olshanski

February 15, 2018

This past weekend, the Hopkins men’s and women’s track and field teams headed to Boston, Mass. for the Boston University David Hemery Valentine Invitational. During the two days of competition, the Jays saw a variety of strong performances from both the men and the women. 

Olshanski won Centennial Conference Track Athlete of the Week.

Nick Foles won Super Bowl MVP but may be traded this offseason.

The quarterback trades to look for this offseason

February 15, 2018

This offseason’s quarterback carousel will be one of the most eventful in recent memory. With Super Bowl MVPs, Heisman winners and former Pro Bowlers among the quarterbacks potentially on the move, there will be no shortage of headline deals in the coming months.

Senior Jesse Flannery made two clutch free throws at the end of overtime.

Men's Basketball wins double overtime thriller

February 15, 2018

The Hopkins men’s basketball team won a thriller on Saturday in their last regular season game in Goldfarb Gym. They upset the 11th-ranked Swarthmore College Garnet 93-91 in double overtime. The weekend victory marked their second double-overtime win against a ranked opponent of the week. 

The Jays defeated Swarthmore 65-46 Saturday.

W. Basketball split games to secure fourth in Conference

February 15, 2018

This past week, the Hopkins women’s basketball team faced two Centennial Conference foes, the Haverford College Fords and the Swarthmore College Garnet. Prior to their game against Haverford last Wednesday, the Blue Jays had come out victorious in four of their previous five Conference games, with their only defeat coming from the first-place Gettysburg College Bullets.

Why rooting against a top team is fun

February 8, 2018

As Philly fans continue to run through the streets of the City of Brotherly Love in just their underwear, Patriots fans are beginning to try and cope with the reality that they lost the Super Bowl to a backup quarterback. 

Junior Erik Bostrom.

Athlete of the Week: Erik Bostrom — Men’s Swimming

February 5, 2018

This past weekend, the Hopkins men’s and women’s swim teams hosted the Blue Jay Invitational, their last home meet of the season. The Blue Jays performed strongly across the board, breaking 16 pool records in total. For the men, senior Mark Wilson, juniors Emile Kuyl and Peter Lazorchak and sophomore Brandon Fabian shattered a 14-year-old pool record in the 400 Medley.