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Ball Family Balls Hard

For the last year, the basketball world has focused heavily on everything related to the Ball family. Whether it be Lavar Ball (the father of the family) and his antics or one of the three sons, LaMelo, LiAngelo, or Lonzo having a historic night on the court, the family has undoubtedly become a household name… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week

Athlete of the Week: Noah Linhart ’19

Last Thursday against DeSales, Linhart tossed a gem. The Hendersonville, N.C. native propelled the Garnet to a 6-2 victory as he tossed a complete game, allowing only six hits and zero earned runs. The effort helped Linhart lower his ERA to an impressive 2.00, which ranks 6th in the Conference. Linhart will start the Garnet’s… Keep Reading

Athlete of the Week/Sports

Athlete of the Week: Simon Vernier ’19

Last Sunday, Vernier, the team’s third singles player, pulled out a huge win against #38 Stevens Tech, clinching Swarthmore’s team victory 5-4. After dropping the first set, Vernier responded with vengeance. He won the second set 6-1 and third 6-3, sealing the match. On Tuesday against Ursinus, the Merion Station, Pa., native picked up right… Keep Reading


The Five Most Iconic Philly Sports Figures

Philadelphia has long been known for its rich sports heritage. Fervent fans have rallied behind its sports franchises since Connie Mack made the Philadelphia Athletics into baseball’s first dynasty in the early 1900s. Whether it be Chuck Bednarik’s miracle tackle at the goal line in the 1960 NFL Championship game, Wilt Chamberlain scoring 100 points… Keep Reading


Is UConn Women’s Basketball Too Good For The Game?

Perfection in sports, as in life, is always striven for and seldom attained. Those teams that do achieve the seemingly impossible, however, are hailed as legends for having left their mark on the game. But what happens when perfection becomes the norm? When perfection is not a weighty goal, but an expectation? That is the… Keep Reading


Lacrosse Teams Travel to Prepare for Conference Play

While most students departed for their personal spring break vacations, both the Men’s and Women’s Lacrosse teams embarked on the long-awaited spring break trips to the warmer weather of the South. After a blowout 17-2 victory over DeSales University on the frigid rain-soaked, frigid Clothier Field, the next day, March 4, the women’s team travelled… Keep Reading


PC and URI’s Return to Relevancy

As another successful NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament comes to a close, fans have been treated with last-second shots, final glimpses of NBA-bound stars, and Cinderella stories like the University of South Carolina and their run to the Final Four as a seven seed. Duke, a perennial tournament contender was ousted early. Villanova, the defending champions,… Keep Reading


Women’s Tennis Heads South For Texas

While some sports teams play a few easier teams over spring break, the Women’s Tennis team traveled to Texas to take on some nationally ranked powerhouses and managed to play right along with them. Taking a break from the wintery weather of the North, the Women’s Tennis team played Southwestern University, #39 University of Texas-Tyler,… Keep Reading

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