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May 8, 2021


Aurora Cordingley scored three goals and had two assists against Loyola.

Second half surge lifts Loyola over W. Lacrosse

Last weekend renewed the Battle of Charles Street for the Hopkins women’s lacrosse program. The No. 24 Blue Jays took the short drive to the Ridley Athletic Complex to battle against the No. 11 Loyola University Maryland Greyhounds in this year’s iteration of the rivalry. 

NBA’s trade deadline sees several big names moving

The National Basketball Association’s (NBA) trade deadline has come and gone, but not without several big names on the move. As teams look toward the playoffs, we’ll break down the big trades to see their impact on the rest of this season and beyond. 

Evan Zinn scored two goals and added an assist in the Jays’ 15-7 win.

M. Lacrosse powers past Towson in opening win

The Hopkins men’s lacrosse team powered their way to a win on the opening day of the season this past Saturday. The Jays rode a dominant 9-1 run to finish the game with a 15-7 victory over their local rivals from Towson University. 

Junior attackman Shelby Harrison.

AOTW: Shelby Harrison

The Hopkins Women’s Lacrosse team had a promising opening to their 2020 season this weekend with a win against the Drexel University Dragons at Homewood Field. The win was the 12th consecutive season-opening victory for the Jays. 

The XFL is a risky move that just may succeed

When Vince McMahon announced in 2018 that he would be bringing back the XFL — a professional spring football league he also tried to get off the ground in 2001 but folded after just one season — football enthusiasts were understandably skeptical that the league would succeed.

The great importance of Lamar Jackson’s MVP

Last Saturday, the National Football League (NFL) held their annual awards ceremony for the 2019-2020 season, acting as a lead-in to the Super Bowl. The League uses this event to celebrate all types of players and coaches, including honors like Coach of the Year and the Walter Payton Man of the Year award, which is given to the player that exhibits excellence both on the field and in the community. 

The men’s and women’s swimming teams won 11 events last weekend against the Carnegie Mellon Tartans.

Swimming sweeps against the Carnegie Mellon Tartans

The men’s and women’s swimming teams competed against the Carnegie Mellon Tartans this weekend. The women’s team was ranked fourth heading into this competition while the men were ranked fifth. Both teams were facing top-15 Carnegie Mellon teams. Although they were up against tough competition, both teams pulled out the win in the end.

Kern scored 18 points last game.

Athlete of the Week: Joey Kern — Basketball

The No. 14 Hopkins men’s basketball team has been on a roll this season. With a current record of 17-2 overall and an 11-1 record in Centennial Conference play, the basketball team is off to the best start the program has had since their 2014-2015 campaign. 

Our generation will never forget NBA star Kobe Bryant

I thought it was a hoax. Or, more so, I hoped that it was a hoax. But as news reports and tweets streamed into my notification center with every passing minute, it became painfully clear that the impossible, horrifying, nightmare accident had actually occurred. 

Women’s Basketball struggles in close game against Gettysburg

On Jan. 22, the women’s basketball team lost to Centennial Conference foe the Gettysburg College Bullets 52-44. Gettysburg moved to 15-1 on the year. Hopkins moves down to 10-6. Sophomore forward Diarra Oden led the team with 15 points while freshman guard Emily Howie lead the team with nine rebounds and four assists. 

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