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Ravens and 49ers Will Play for Title

January 23, 2013


Filed under Football

By DAN GARTLAND EXECUTIVE SPORTS EDITOR After 20 weeks, it all comes down to this. The Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers will meet in New Orleans one week from Sunday in Super Bowl XLVIII. In the lead-up to the game, much will be made of the fact that Jim and John Harbaugh, the head coache...

Women’s Basketball Off to Historic Start in Conference

January 23, 2013


Filed under Basketball

By MATT ROSENFELD There is a team around campus that is in the middle of a historic season in the 2012-2013 campaign. That team is the women’s basketball team, which, since Dec. 30, has won eight of its last nine games and is currently riding a six-game winning streak, the latter three of which ...

Men’s Basketball 1-2 To Begin Atlantic 10 Play

January 23, 2013


Filed under Basketball, Sports

By CHESTER BAKER Despite winning their first Atlantic 10 opener since the 2005-06 season with an 82-75 victory over Duquesne on Jan. 6, the Fordham Rams could be 3-0 if only a few different things had gone their way. “I showed the guys six possessions over the course of two games that really changed the o...

Fordham Falls to UConn, 88-73, in Hartford

December 23, 2012


Filed under Basketball

Fordham head coach Tom Pecora knew playing a team as talented as UConn would be a challenge. “That should be fun,” he said after last week’s victory over Princeton when speaking about the impending game against UConn, his voice dripping with sarcasm. The first half of Friday’s game mus...

Volkert Resigns as Head Volleyball Coach

December 11, 2012


Filed under Volleyball

By CONNOR RYAN EDITOR-IN-CHIEF Peter Volkert, Fordham's head volleyball coach, has resigned from the position effective immediately. The announcement was made in a statement on Tuesday by Dave Roach, the University's athletic director. The volleyball team finished with a 14-19 record this season,...

Men’s Basketball Now 1-6 After Losing to Manhattan, Harvard

December 1, 2012


Filed under Basketball

By DAN GARTLAND SPORTS EDITOR The Fordham men’s basketball team continues its disappointing start to this season. After losses at home to Manhattan and on the road to Harvard, the Rams are 1-6. In Thursday’s matchup against Manhattan in the annual "Battle of the Bronx," Fordham fell by a score of 65-58. “I’m not making excus...

Overtime: On the Perfect Sports Week

November 28, 2012


Filed under Overtime, Sports

By CHESTER BAKER SPORTS EDITOR This past weekend, I had a sublime time by any sports fan’s standards. On Saturday, my girlfriend and I went to “Operation Hockey,” a Sandy-relief benefit game pitting members of the New York Rangers, Philadelphia Flyers and other players from the NHL against each ot...

Track Looks to Continue Indoor Success

November 14, 2012


Filed under Track and Field

By RYAN SCANLON STAFF WRITER The Fordham men’s track team came off an impressive campaign last winter, finishing third overall in the Atlantic 10 Conference with a number of All-Conference honors and terrific performances at the IC4A Championships. Key athletes who will not be competing this...

Smith Says

November 14, 2012


Filed under Sports

By ALEX SMITH STAFF WRITER Being a Philadelphia sports fan can be tough. Being a Philadelphia sports fan while living in New York is even tougher. I don’t get to watch many Philadelphia Eagles games, unless they are playing the Giants or are in the Sunday or Monday night games. When I have gotten...

Men’s and Women’s Swimming Defeat Marist, Fairfield, Fall Short at BU

November 7, 2012


Filed under Sports, Swimming and Diving

By TIM DEROCHER STAFF WRITER The Fordham swimming and diving teams competed in a trio of dual meets over the last two weeks. Both the men and the women defeated Marist and Fairfield but fell to Boston University. This moves the men’s dual meet record to 2-3 and the women’s to 3-2. The men beat Marist by...

Two-Minute Drill

October 2, 2012


Filed under Sports

By CHESTER BAKER SPORTS EDITOR For Torrey Smith to play just hours after learning that his 19-year-old brother, Tevin, was killed in a motorcycle crash was unbelievable. For Smith to score two touchdowns and lead the Ravens to a 31-30 victory over the Patriots on Sunday night was simply unfathomable. If...

Fordham Softball A-10 Champs for Second Straight Year

May 10, 2012


Filed under Sports

By ANTHONY PUCIK For the second straight year and the third time in four years, the Fordham Rams are the Atlantic-10 softball Champions. The Rams defeated the second-seeded University St. Louis Billikens 11-0 in five innings to take the title this afternoon. Fordham was the first seed, earning a bye ...

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