Conference title the only goal for Garnet baseball

Coming off a strong season that ended just short of the postseason, the Swarthmore men’s baseball team comes into 2012 looking to take the next step. After a 2010 season in which the Garnet made the Centennial Conference playoffs for the first

Men’s basketball follows F&M loss with heartbreaker

In their first game since the Swarthmore men’s basketball team picked up their long-awaited second win, the Garnet’s hopes of beginning a winning streak halted with a 77-59 loss to conference-leading Franklin & Marshall on Saturday afternoon. The victory clinched the top

Garnet squash falls to Haverford in rivalry match

The Haverford men’s squash team got the best of its Swarthmore rival on Saturday, defeating them by a score of 7-2 from the Gooding Integrated Athletic Center. In a series of nine singles matches, the Fords (3-13) piled up four consecutive victories

For swimming, losses can’t dim the joy of Senior Day

Pitted against the defending conference champions on Senior Day, the Swarthmore men’s and women’s swim teams both fell to the visiting Gettysburg Bullets on Saturday at the Ware Pool. The women’s team played Gettysburg competitively all the way through, but ultimately fell

The need to find greatness somewhere, somehow

It took less time than normal for this year’s Super Bowl coverage to make me feel like heatstroke was imminent. Looking back, it might have been the article with the headline “Ahmad Bradshaw’s heart inspires New York Giants” that finally did it.

Men’s basketball gets hot, then cold against Ursinus

For one brief moment, the Swarthmore men’s basketball team was playing at that level they know they are capable of reaching. In the ten minutes after the Garnet began the second half on Saturday trailing Ursinus 39-30, everything finally came together. Of

Ebose sets shot-put record to highlight Gotham Cup

A new school shot put record at the hands of first-year Osazenoriuwa Ebose highlighted a number of strong performances by the Swarthmore track & field team in Friday night’s Gotham Cup, held at the Armory Track & Field Center in New York

Patriots should clinch a Super Bowl trip vs. Ravens

Ravens on Offense: Is there a well-known quarterback you’d be less likely to recognize on the street than Joe Flacco? He’s like that one kid in high school that other kids would make fun of for half an hour before realizing he

McDaniel comes back to beat women’s basketball

The Swarthmore women’s basketball team has only lost twice on the young season, but both losses have come complete with a knife that waits until the final minutes to stick itself into the team’s back. On Tuesday, the visiting Garnet, who have

Men’s basketball can’t find answer for D-I Columbia

Swarthmore’s season-opening losing streak continued on Monday night in New York City, as the Garnet fell hard to the Division I Columbia Lions 104-42. Guard Jordan Federer led the Garnet in scoring against Columbia. “I was extremely disappointed at the way we