From the time I was a little kid, I had imagined myself triumphantly crossing the finish line of a marathon, with my hands clenched high over my head like Rocky—ideally with the Rocky theme playing. Last Saturday I had my opportunity to fulfil this dream, but unfortunately, as I crossed the finish line, I looked more like Rocky after he got the shit kicked out of him by Apollo Creed.
The Georgetown’s women’s basketball team (22-8) will play the Fresno State Bulldogs on Sunday afternoon in Chapel Hill in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. Going into the game, the team is focusing all its energy on taking the tournament title.
After a promising start to the season, the Georgetown baseball team (18-7, 1-8 Big East) has struggled in conference play. Most recently, a sweep by West Virginia over the weekend has pushed the Hoyas to the bottom of the Big East standings. The Hoyas have lost eight of their last nine games after a 9-2 stretch.
The Georgetown women’s basketball team continued their winning ways in the NCAA Tournament, so far, beating the fourth-seeded Maryland Terrapins in College Park Tuesday night, 79-57, in a dominating performance once again led by sophomore guard Sugar Rodgers.
As spring training comes to a close, I’m beginning to feel baseball in the air. I’m just counting down the hours until Opening Day. However, my wait hasn’t been as long as most Americans. While the last whiff of baseball most got was the World Series in October, I found myself wrapped up in the world of Australian baseball through December.
Harling Ross had not gotten a win at the national squash championships in Princeton, NJ. So on Feb. 20th, she stepped onto the court against her Connecticut College opponent feeling she needed a victory, not only for herself, but also for the team.