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Jack Corkery

Jack Corkery has 11 articles published.

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Athlete of the Week: Francis Eddy-Harvey ’21

Swarthmore Men’s Soccer player Francis Eddy-Harvey ’21 scored his first career goal on Saturday against Dickinson, and it couldn’t have come at a better time. With Swarthmore losing 2-1 with around two minutes to go, Eddy-Harvey netted an equalizer that sent the game into overtime and secured a draw for the Garnet. The draw pulled… Keep Reading

Columns

2017 MLB Preview: Part 3

Welcome to the third and final installment of the Swarthmore Phoenix 2017 MLB Season preview. With three articles devoted to the story, the MLB season preview has become the second-most covered topic by our newspaper, coming in just behind the endless coverage of divestment. There are ten more teams left to preview. Among these ten… Keep Reading

Sports

2017 MLB Preview Part II

After two weeks of baseball, it is tempting to immediately jump to conclusions about how well teams are going to do this season. However, as anyone who has taken a statistics class could tell you, conclusions based on small sample sizes are often inaccurate. For example, Tuffy Rhodes started off the 1993 season with a… Keep Reading

Columns/Sports

2017 MLB Preview: Part One

The MLB season kicked off on Sunday with the New York Yankees visiting the Tampa Bay Rays. If you’re a casual fan of baseball, you may have tuned in and asked yourself why the MLB decided to kick off the season in the half empty-janitor’s closet that is Tropicana Field. Don’t be discouraged, as this… Keep Reading

Columns

World Baseball Classic Takes Center Stage

This March, people around the world have been tuning into an exciting tournament full of great players, upsets, passionate fanhood, and superstar performances, as players from across the globe compete to be the best team in the world. I, of course, am talking about the World Baseball Classic (WBC). The premier international competition of baseball… Keep Reading

Men

Men’s Golf Swings Into Action

The Garnet Men’s Golf team returns to action next week, as they embark on a trip down to Sea Island, Georgia, where they will play their annual Spring Break season kick-off tournament. They began practice this week and already see promise for the upcoming season. “The spring season started on Monday. We went to the… Keep Reading

Men

Swat Swim Looks to Conference Championships

Men’s Basketball is not the only team that has an opportunity to bring a championship back to Swarthmore this winter season. Men’s Swimming had a great regular season record, going 7-1, and is heading into the Centennial Conference Championship Meet this weekend. The team has a good chance at capturing the conference title as they… Keep Reading

Columns

How Trump’s EO Has Affected Pro Athletes

Mo Farah has lived an incredible life. He was born in Somalia and moved to Great Britain at the age of eight, speaking little English at the time. Like many young British boys, Farah dreamed of becoming a professional soccer player, but found out his talent was in track. At the age of 14, he… Keep Reading

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