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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, ...

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Sophomore shortstop Dillon Bowman hits a walk-off home run against the first-ranked Cortland State Red Dragons.

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.

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. 

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

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

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. 


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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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. 


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. 

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

W. Fencing takes second at Eastern Conference Championship

February 22, 2018

This past weekend, the women’s fencing team hosted the 2018 Eastern Women’s Fencing Conference Championship (EWFC) in Goldfarb Gym, taking second place in the team championship behind only the Stevens Institute of Technology Ducks. The Blue Jays ended their day 6-1, their only loss coming from a close 13-14 matchup against the Ducks.

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Sophomore Erin Chen defended her individual title in the Sabre competition.

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Senior midfielder Hunter Moreland wins 14 face-offs against the Greyhounds.

M. Lacrosse loses the Battle of Charles Street

February 25, 2018

In the 52nd edition of the Battle of Charles Street, the visiting ninth-ranked Hopkins men’s lacrosse team was unable to repeat the magic from last year’s overtime victory. Falling for just the fifth time in the rivalry’s history, the Blue Jays were taken down by the No. 14 Loyola University Maryland Greyhounds 12-5.


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 competing under the name “Olympic Athletes from Russia.” This is definitely a bit strange, but there is a tremendous scandal lying underneath the surface.

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

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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. 

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

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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.