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Penguins look to make history with three-peat

April 18, 2018

With the weather getting warmer and summer approaching, the ice has gotten red hot with the onset of the National Hockey League playoffs. With plenty of competition in the field vying for the coveted Stanley Cup, it truly is anyone’s guess as to who ...

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The Penguins will look to defend their 2016 and 2017 championships again this year.

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The baseball team sits tied atop the Centennial Conference.

Baseball’s bats come alive during 2-1 week

April 18, 2018

The Hopkins baseball team wrapped up another strong week, improving their Conference record to 9-2 through 11 games. The Blue Jays — who entered the week riding an eight-game winning streak — played three games, including a road doubleheader against the Haverford College Fords on Saturday and a home game against the Franklin & Marshall College Diplomats on Tuesday.


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Sophomore Sophia Strickland helps team shut out Gettysburg with impressive doubles performance.

W. Tennis sweeps two Conference opponents

April 11, 2018

The 18th-ranked Hopkins women’s tennis came to the courts with fire to compete on both Friday and Saturday. The Jays brought their brooms this weekend, finishing the days with strong 9-0 sweeps against the Gettysburg College Bullets and the Muhlenberg College Mules.


M. Tennis takes on five opponents in three days

April 11, 2018

It was a jam-packed week for the Hopkins men’s tennis team, which competed in five matches over the course of three days. The Blue Jays took on the McDaniel College Green Terror and the North Carolina Wesleyan College Battling Bishops on April 5; the Gettysburg College Bullets on April 6; and the Muhlenberg College Mules and the Christopher Newport University Captains on April 7.

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Freshman Robby Simon helped Hopkins beat Gettysburg.

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Junior outfielder Tim Kutcher.

Athlete of the Week: Tim Kutcher

April 11, 2018

Last week, the Hopkins baseball team won an impressive four games over the course of just six days, winning two against the McDaniel College Green Terror and two more against the Muhlenberg College Mules. Notably, senior pitchers Alex Ross, Nick Burns and Nick Bodner all had strong performances on the mound, as Ross pitched a career-high 15 strikes and Burns captured his 100th career strikeout. 


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People who correctly predicted Villanova to win had a huge advantage in bracket pools.

From worst to (almost) first: March Madness bracket advice for next year

April 11, 2018

With another year of March Madness gone, another year of hope for that perfect bracket has come and gone. In hindsight, there was probably less chance for a perfect bracket this year than any other, with University of Maryland, Baltimore County becoming the first No. 16 seed to ever beat a No. 1 seed and Loyola University Chicago becoming just the fourth ever No. 11 seed to make it to the Final Four.


MLB’s best get their first taste of the 2018 season

April 5, 2018

While most believe that it is far too early to make any sort of predictions on the 162-game season, the first matchups can certainly give an important look into the makeup of most teams. The first chapters of a book can hold important information to the plot of the entire novel. The pilot of a TV show can give you a glimpse into whether or not the show will be atrocious or not. 

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Aaron Judge set the rookie home run record last year, and now has Giancarlo Stanton to help him.

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James Harden is the frontrunner for this year's MVP award.

Predicting the NBA’s end-of-season awards

April 5, 2018

With the basketball world no longer focused on March Madness, it’s time to center our attention back to the professionals. As the NBA regular season nears its end, its time to look back on many of the exciting storylines and who is in the running for the NBA’s highest awards.


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Sophomore Matthew Su was named Centennial Field Athlete of the Week.

M. and W. Track teams compete at two invites

May 2, 2018

The men’s and women’s track and field team opened up their outdoor season this past weekend and traveled down to Richmond, Va. to compete in the Fred Hardy Invitational. Both teams entered the 2018 outdoor season ranked first in the Centennial Conference preseason poll. After two days of competition, the Blue Jays capped off their season opener with a number of promising performances.


Baseball splits Conference doubleheader against Swarthmore

April 5, 2018

Conference play is officially underway for the Hopkins baseball team. On Saturday, March 31 the Jays took on the Swarthmore College Garnet in a doubleheader. They then returned to Babb Field on Tuesday for the first of what will be a two-game home-and-home series with the McDaniel College Green Terror.

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Senior Mike Smith drove in his 100th career RBI against McDaniel.

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The baseball team goes 6-4 during their spring break trip down to Florida.

Baseball goes 6-4 in 10-day Florida tournament

March 28, 2018

Over spring break, the Hopkins baseball team headed down to Fort Myers, Fla. to compete in the Gene Cusic Collegiate Classic. With 10 games in 10 days, including one doubleheader, almost all of the Blue Jays saw time on the field. The Jays won six games and lost four in Florida, which brings them to 10-8 on the season. 


M. Lacrosse comes back to beat UVA Cavs

March 29, 2018

Don’t look now, but the Hopkins men’s lacrosse team is scorching hot. The team finished off its non-Conference schedule in style, defeating the University of Delaware Blue Hens and the University of Virginia Cavaliers on its way to capping off a perfect 5-0 month of March.

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The men's lacrosse team takes home their second straight Doyle Smith Cup after a comeback victory against the University of Virginia.

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The Loyola-Chicago basketball team has gone on a magical run in the NCAA tournament.

March Madness upsets distract from scandals

March 28, 2018

For UVA, everything was in place going into the tournament, as No. 1 seeds have been 135-0 in first round games, until now. Unless you’re a UVA fan, it is hard to not get behind a team like our Baltimore County brethren from UMBC. 


M. and W. Swimming finish in top five at NCAAs

March 28, 2018

While many students sought warmth during spring break, the men’s and women’s swim teams looked to compete at their last meet of the year at the 2018 NCAA Swimming and Diving Championships. Gritting through the four-day long competition, both teams displayed impressive performances throughout the week. 

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The men's swim team took fourth at the NCAA National Championships, while the women took fifth.

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2012 was Kobe Bryant's last strong year, but stars like John Wall replaced him.

Why 2012 was the best year in sports history

March 28, 2018

Nowadays in sports, the term GOAT — “greatest of all time” — is thrown around all the time. We are in a unique moment in sports history, where there may be GOATs from three different sports playing at the same time.