Tom Bosco


Georgetown gets set for Saturday night lights

This coming Saturday, Georgetown football (0-1, 0-1 Patriot League) will host the first night game ever played on Multi-Sport Field against Lafayette at 6:00 p.m.


Basketball adds two

Thirteen points, eleven assists, ten blocks, and fifteen rebounds in one game is what the basketball world calls a quadruple double—one of the sport’s rarest feats. Jerrelle Benimon, a 6’8” power forward from Fauquier High School in Warrenton, Virginia, accumulated those statistics. Benimon is the newest addition to the Hoyas men’s basketball team.


To Catch the Wind: Georgetown Sailing Tacks and Jibes

Mike Callahan (SFS ’97) will never forget his first sailing practice at Georgetown-not that he especially wants to remember it. Over Labor Day weekend of 1993, Callahan-a talented skipper who... Read more


GU athletes bring their passion to the schools

The life of a college athlete can be hectic, to say the least. With practice and games, not to mention a full schedule of classes, athletes can hardly be blamed for not finding the time to get out into the community.


The Sports Sermon: Sorry Mom, baseball is on

My life as I know it is officially over. Recently, after haggling, begging, and cajoling, I finally convinced my sainted mother to buy me MLBtv. Little did she know, my educational downfall would begin as soon as I clicked the “submit payment” button on the Web site.


Greg Monroe will return next season

The campus community was treated to some pleasant news on Wednesday: Greg “The Doctrine” Monroe will be returning to Georgetown for his sophomore season.


Former Hoya runner stands stronger than most

A runner’s pre-race routine typically includes a quick shoe and uniform check. For Aimee Mullins (SFS ’98), the standard list included one more item: her legs.


The Sports Sermon: The first one’s special

Q: Who hit the first home run ever at the New York Mets’ bygone ballpark, Shea Stadium? A: Willie Stargell, the Pittsburgh Pirate legend who clobbered 475 career home runs—including the first dinger at Shea on April 17, 1964—over his 21-year Major League career. Q: Who hit the first home run ever at Citi Field, the New York Mets’ brand-new, $850 million coliseum? A: Sean Lamont, the starting third basemen of this year’s Georgetown Hoyas baseball team.


The Sports Sermon: What’s your fantasy?

Months of thinking, weeks of planning, and days of finalizing—all were nearly ruined by a fire drill.


Making brotherly love the official sport of brotherly love

My brother and I are completely different people.