Swarthmore Athlete of the Week: Michael Caprise ’24

Michael Caprise ’24, a senior from Lynchburg, VA, led Swarthmore men’s basketball to their second straight Centennial Conference title on Sunday afternoon. The Garnet narrowly defeated No. 23-ranked Johns Hopkins University, 67-62, in Baltimore to secure the conference’s automatic bid to the

Swarthmore Athlete of the Week: Vinny DeAngelo ’24

Vinny DeAngelo ’24, a senior from Aston, PA, led Swarthmore men’s basketball to a narrow victory over No. 17-ranked Johns Hopkins University last Saturday. DeAngelo scored the game-winning go-ahead layup with 1.9 seconds on the clock to defeat the Blue Jays, 71-70.


Why You Should Know Coach Tara VanDerveer 

Tara VanDerveer, the legendary Stanford women’s basketball coach, began coaching before digital cellular phones were invented, in the age of Walkmans and MTV. You may not know the name Tara VanDerveer, but you surely should.  Coach VanDerveer surpassed coach Mike Kryzewski of

Athlete of the Week: Carly Murphy ’27

Carly Murphy ’27, a first-year from Wildwood, NJ, was integral to Swarthmore women’s basketball’s 55-53 win against Muhlenberg College on Tuesday, Nov. 21. The rookie tallied a career-high of 21 points in the conference opener, pacing the Garnet offense on 8-of-17 shooting.


An Update on the Sixers

After a heartbreaking loss to the Miami Heat (4-2) in the NBA Conference Semifinals to end their 2021-2022 season, the Philadelphia 76ers are determined to find their way to the top this season. The Sixers have not won an NBA championship since

Athlete of the Week: Michael Caprise ’24

Michael Caprise ’24, a junior from Lynchburg, VA., was an essential part of Swarthmore men’s basketball’s upset against No. 7 ranked Johns Hopkins at the Centennial Conference Championship on Sunday, Feb. 26. He shot 60% from the field, scoring fourteen points— ten

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