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Senior Goodbye: Michael Gold | Setting the record straight

I never really expected to be the DP’s senior sports editor.

May 12, 2011

Students celebrate bin Laden's death

President Barack Obama announced at 11:35 p.m. Sunday the death of al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, the public face behind the September 11, 2001 attacks.

May 2, 2011

Lions pounce on beaten Quakers

Despite an evenly matched first half, the Quakers faltered down the stretch, falling 75-62 to Columbia.

February 13, 2011

Wing Bowl 19: Hot and Saucy

At an event where excess is celebrated, just one wing proved to be the difference between winner and loser.

February 6, 2011

No. 11 Kentucky gallops past Quakers

The Quakers held an 11-point lead against a No. 11 Kentucky squad, but the Wildcats came roaring back to an 86-62 victory at Rupp Arena.

January 3, 2011

Penn has no answer for Manhattan

The Jaspers finished the game on a 17-0 run, pulling ahead of the Quakers with 27.3 seconds left and holding on for the victory.

November 17, 2010

Field hockey coach dismisses goalie

With just one game left, animosity between coach Colleen Quinn Fink and some players flared after soph. Kat Muller’s dismissal from the team Wednesday.

November 4, 2010

Ivy honors roll in for Penn soccer

Breakout freshmen Kerry Scalora and Stephen Baker each earned their third Ivy League Rookie of the Week honors after strong performances on Saturday, while junior forward Marin McDermott was named Ivy Player of the Week for the first time this season.

November 2, 2010

Hsu finishes fall with regional title

Just two months into her collegiate tennis career, Connie Hsu has already established herself as a championship contender.

October 28, 2010

Penn, Brown sit alone atop Ivies

One thing is sure: it certainly isn’t lonely at the top of the Ivy League. With the sixth week of play officially in the books, Brown (4-2, 3-0 Ivy) sits in a tie with Penn for first place.

October 26, 2010

Penn continues to climb FCS rankings

Penn moved up two spots to No. 21 in the Football Championship Subdivision Coaches’ Poll — its highest ranking since being No. 17 in 2004.

October 26, 2010

Ivy slate takes over for football

For the first time this season, all eight teams in the Ivy League will square off against each other rather than taking on non-Ivy opponents.

October 21, 2010

Penn earns first conference win

Despite extending its losing streak to double digits with a 2-1 loss against Delaware Friday night, the Quakers rallied on Sunday to earn their first Ivy win and just their second victory of the season, squeezing past Columbia in overtime, 3-2.

October 18, 2010

Gold | "Select-a-seat" or select a sport?

While new ways to create buzz about the basketball team and facilitating the purchase of season tickets are a positive step, flaws in the "Select-A-Seat BBQ" show the AD may still be missing the mark.

September 30, 2010

Penn makes a splash at shore tournament

In the only tournament they will host this fall, the Quakers finished second, carding 14 strokes higher than first-place Maryland.

September 28, 2010

Rookie serves up two more titles

At the Cissie Leary Memorial Invitational, freshman standout Connie Hsu and senior Alexa Ely earned the tournament’s doubles championship and Hsu took home her second collegiate singles title.

September 27, 2010

Quakers score in national polls

Though the men’s soccer team saw mixed results over the weekend, it still managed to hang on to a spot in the top 25. The No. 25 Quakers (5-1-0) are one of three ranked Ivy programs.

September 23, 2010

Hsu takes top ranking to Champs

Despite not competing with the Penn tennis team this past weekend, tennis player Connie Hsu was ranked the No. 4 incoming freshman in the country on Wednesday by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.

September 23, 2010

Taking on the Patriot League

Five weeks after being picked over Penn as the Ivy preseason favorite, Harvard will finally get its chance to show whether it has the skill to win this season’s Ivy title.

September 17, 2010

Melendez plays with corazon

Penn sophomore Jessica Melendez's hometown in Puerto Rico and the post-industrial landscape of Philadelphia are linked by her love of softball.

September 16, 2010

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