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Nikola Jokić has led the Nuggets to one of the top spots in the Western Conference.

NBA early season takeaways after one week

November 1, 2018

The NBA season is officially underway, and everyone is already drawing conclusions about their favorite teams. While some fans are planning their championship tattoos, others are begging their team to start tanking for a high draft pick. Anything can happen during the course of an entire season, but so much has already been revealed in these first weeks.


M. Soccer shuts out Ursinus 3-0 in Conference win

October 24, 2018

Last Saturday, the 13th-ranked Hopkins men’s soccer team played their last scheduled home game on Homewood Field against the Ursinus College Bears. The Jays improved their record to 6-2 in the Conference and 12-3-1 overall, in a clean 3-0 victory against the Bears, who have yet to tally a win on the season. 

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Senior defender Cole Rosenberger knocks in a goal to help lift the team to a 3-0 shut out against the Bears.

W. Soccer beats Ursinus to continue hot streak

October 24, 2018

The women’s soccer team had their Senior Day game Saturday against the Ursinus College Bears and asserted their dominance for the duration to win 5-1. The last regular season Saturday home game gave the team a chance to honor their six seniors in a ceremony before the game.

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Senior forward Kristen Hori was honored, along with her other classmates, for her contributions on and off the field.

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Seattle may have an NBA team once again in the near future.

NBA will return to Seattle one way or another

October 24, 2018

On October 5, two NBA teams competed in Seattle for the first time since 2008. The Golden State Warriors beat the Sacramento Kings 122-94 in KeyArena, the former home of the Seattle SuperSonics. The game was only a preseason game, so in the eyes of many, it didn’t really count for anything. 


Athlete of the Week: Jodie Baris

October 31, 2018

This past weekend, the Hopkins field hockey team defeated No. 19 ranked Ursinus College by a score of 2-0. The victory continued the team’s undefeated Conference season, while also extending the Jays’ win streak to 10 games. This is their longest win streak since 2008 and their 14-1 record is the best start to a season in school history.

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Junior goalie Jodie Baris.

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Senior running back Stuart Walters was named Centennial Conference Offensive Player of the Week.

Football defeats Bullets for fifth straight win

October 25, 2018

This past Saturday, Hopkins hit the road for a Centennial Conference matchup with the Gettysburg College Bullets. It was business as usual for Blue Jays, who picked up right where they left off before their bye week. They picked up their fifth consecutive dominant victory, this time by a score of 51-14 and improved to 6-1 on the season.


M. and W. Swimming compete against Bucknell

October 25, 2018

This past weekend, the men’s and women’s swim teams traveled to Lewisburg, Pa. to go head-to-head against a Division-I opponent: the Bucknell University Bison. Although both the men and the women took first in multiple races throughout the day, only the men’s team came out victorious, while the women just barely fell short. 

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The men's team beat Bucknell Saturday, but the women's team fell short.

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Junior runner Samantha Levy.

Athlete of the Week Samantha Levy — women’s cross country

October 18, 2018

This past weekend, the women’s cross country team dominated the Rowan Inter-Regional Border Battle. They competed against other top Division III teams, including State University of New York at Geneseo, who followed right behind the Jays in second place. The Blue Jays beat Geneseo by 51 points. 


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Giannis Antetokounmpo has improved each year he has played in the NBA.

A new NBA season will bring many surprises

October 18, 2018

Don’t worry everyone, we made it. The NBA season is finally upon us. No longer do we have to keep rewatching House of Highlights clips on Instagram of our various favorite NBA stars. There will no longer be tired conversations of last year’s regular season, playoffs or Finals. Another glorious 1,230 NBA games are on tap to begin this week, and there are a ridiculous number of reasons to be excited. 


Volleyball wins both ends of doubleheader

October 18, 2018

The Hopkins volleyball team traveled to Swarthmore, Pa. on Saturday to play a pair of key late-season matches. The first was a Centennial Conference tilt against the Swarthmore College Garnet and the latter a non-Conference matchup against the Vassar College Brewers. Both matches proved to be challenging for the Blue Jays, but the ultimate results were undeniably gratifying.

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Sophomore Simone Bliss was named Centennial Conference Player of the Week.

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NCAA Basketball continues to be accused of scandal.

The NCAA needs to make a decision on paying its athletes

October 18, 2018

Once again, college basketball fans find themselves subjected to an endless stream of scandals. The long-awaited corruption trial began last week and a flood of information, upsetting yet expected, has flowed out. Three Adidas employees are the defendants accused of wire fraud. Since what they did, paying a student to play basketball, is not a crime, they are being charged with a related crime called wire fraud. 


Field hockey defends top spot in the Conference

October 18, 2018

This past Saturday, the 17th-ranked field hockey team traveled to the Swarthmore College Garnet. The trip was worth the two-hour, early-morning drive as the Blue Jays came home with another Centennial Conference victory. Along with the team’s dominant offensive efforts, the Hopkins defense kept the Garnet at zero successful shots, as the final score read 4-0. 

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Junior goalkeeper Jodie Baris earns seven saves against the Garnet last Saturday.

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Senior Kristen Hori scored the game winning goal against Swarthmore.

W. Soccer improves to 7-0 in Conference play and 13-1 overall

October 18, 2018

Last year, the women’s soccer team lost to the Swarthmore College Garnet in the finals of the Centennial Conference Playoffs on their very own Homewood Field, and the fallen Blue Jays had to watch their opponents rush the field and hold up the Championship trophy. 


Football beats F&M in commanding fashion

October 10, 2018

On Saturday, Hopkins traveled to Franklin & Marshall College (F&M) in Lancaster, Pa. to take on the Diplomats, a team against which they carried a five-game winning streak. Both teams entered the Oct. 6 matchup boasting 4-1 records on the season. 

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Junior quarterback David Tammaro leads Jays towards victory.

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The men's swimming team beat Delaware but lost to host UMBC Saturday.

M. and W. Swimming open season against Division I competition

October 12, 2018

Last weekend both the men’s and women’s swim teams traveled just down the road to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), as they had a dual-meet, racing against two Division I competitors: the UMBC Golden Retrievers and the University of Delaware Blue Hens.