Sparked by a goal from Casey Bocklet with 3:01 left in the first period, Virginia scored seven unanswered goals, demoralizing the Quakers en route to a 12-6 win that drew the Red and Blue’s season to an abrupt close at Georgetown’s Washington, D.C. campus.
On the second day of the 119th running of the Penn Relays, the sun shone, heroes rose to the occasion, records shattered, and a champion fell. And through it all, the host Penn track team tried to make itself heard amidst the noise.
The Quakers will have to bide their time and put their best foot forward at Princeton’s Larry Ellis Invitational this weekend, their final competition before the Penn Relays.
There’s a movement afoot in the National Football League to sanitize the game. High-dollar fines for helmet-to-helmet hits make headlines. Snazzy commercials with Ray Lewis, Tom Brady and men in white lab coats dazzle viewers. But everything the NFL does today comes with a tacit admission that football is an inherently violent sport.
To see if football has a future, I know I have to go inside the game. From the people who have been there. Who know that there’s something more to the game than just violence…
Saturday, the Quakers will travel up to Ithaca, N.Y., to co-host their biennial meet against Oxford and Cambridge with Cornell.
As the entire field of sports journalism has changed around him over the years, Frank Deford has become, according to GQ, “the world’s greatest sportswriter.”
Going up against No. 2 Cornell, the No. 9 Red and Blue (5-2, 1-1 Ivy) found themselves playing catch-up with the Big Red (7-1, 2-0) all game long, leading to a 10-5 loss.
Though the record shows that the No. 14 Quakers have only beaten the No. 7 Tigers once since 1990, in reality, the gap between the two teams has never been closer than it will be when they face off at Franklin Field this Saturday.
Brenza was a decided outsider to the track scene. But once he picked up a shot put for the first time, magic happened. Brenza’s hard work paid off in a big sense, culminating in a spot in Penn track history.
With Fran Dougherty out for the year, Cam Gunter, oft unnoticed by both fans and media alike, may be just who the Quakers need to get back on their feet and back into the Ivy League race.
We sat down with everyone’s favorite mascot (under the condition of anonymity, of course), the Quaker, to get to know one of the men behind the comically oversized mask.
Khalif Wyatt has learned how to take over basketball games with his head and the results have shown.
In his first year of college basketball, freshman center Darien Nelson-Henry has quietly transformed his game, embracing a foreign role under head coach Jerome Allen’s philosophy.
Anchored for the second meet in a row by a number of outstanding individual performances, the Quakers turned in another excellent showing at the New York Road Runners’ College Night at the Armory in New York on Saturday.
Friday, both the men’s and women’s squads will head up north to the historic Armory in the Big Apple for the New York Road Runners College Night at the Armory.
Despite returning five key contributors from one-game suspensions, Penn (2-9) fell in overtime to Wagner (6-5), 68-63. The Quakers missed their leading scorer, junior forward Fran Dougherty, as he recovers from mononucleosis.
The men’s and women’s squads combined to post a total of 10 event victories at Friday’s Lehigh Invitational, with winning performances from both old and new faces.
Saturday, the Quakers welcome Villanova and its patented 4-out motion offense to the Palestra for their first Big 5 matchup of the season.
After a long summer away, the Penn track program has reorganized itself under the new regime of men’s coach Steve Dolan and women’s coach Tony Tenisci.