Articles by Nick Buchta

06/14/17 10:54am
Pitchers Billy Lescher and Jake Cousins were taken by the Detroit Tigers and Washington Nationals in the 17th and 20th rounds, respectively, and fellow pitcher Adam Bleday went in the 27th round to the Houston Astros. Closer Jake Nelson rounded the group out, going in the 33rd round to the Tigers.
05/12/17 3:45pm
After spending more than a year researching Farewell Addresses for my thesis, I would have figured I’d have some idea how to say goodbye.
05/10/17 10:22am
Penn wrestling coach Alex Tirapelle has tendered his resignation, Penn Athletics announced Wednesday morning. No motivation was given for the sudden resignation, and an immediate successor was no announced.
05/08/17 8:20pm
There’s no stopping it. Your final game might end in heartbreak. It might end with injury. It might even be for an Ivy title.
02/19/17 9:07pm
BOSTON — It wasn’t the end result they wanted, but things ended on a good note nonetheless. Competing at the CSA team championships this past weekend, Penn men’s squash secured a seventh-place finish, with a 7-2 win over Yale in their final match of the season.
01/25/17 9:14pm
Wednesday evening, Penn men’s basketball made the most of its last matchup against a Big 5 foe, outpacing La Salle, 77-74, on the road.
01/16/17 8:13pm
Sometimes the start can decide the whole ballgame. On Sunday, Penn wrestling got to experience that twice — falling to Army, 18-14, before knocking off No. 17 Stanford, 19-17, for its first win over a ranked opponent since 2012.
01/10/17 6:15pm
LOS ANGELES — There comes a point in between semesters where you need a break from winter break. That’s just what Penn women’s basketball got with a five-day working vacation in California this past week.
01/03/17 9:50pm
LOS ANGELES — The team that came to California was not going to defend its Ivy title. It isn’t just that Penn women’s basketball hadn’t been playing well — though that was certainly the case.
01/03/17 1:58am
RIVERSIDE, Calif. — In the City of Angels, a star was born. Thanks to a team-high 15 points from freshman Phoebe Sterba, Penn women’s basketball completed a sweep of its California adventure with a 71-55 win over UC Riverside on Monday.
12/06/16 2:01am
If you have the best season in a program’s 87-year existence and no one even notices, did it really happen? That’s what we’re at the Ringe Squash Courts to talk about.
12/05/16 1:17pm
On Monday, Lovett beat out Watson for the Bushnell Cup, the second straight time Watson has finished second in the award's voting.
12/04/16 9:16pm
There's something about Penn-Temple basketball. No matter how good or bad the teams are, you can always count on it being just about the best non-conference game featuring the Quakers all year.
12/04/16 4:08pm
He's back. Wrestling for the first time since being named an All-American at March's NCAA Championships, Penn wrestling's Casey Kent at Sunday's Journeyman Tussle.
11/28/16 1:46am
Will Snow, senior sports editor-elect: My first instinct was to go with Penn football's Justin Watson — after all, he is up for the FCS Player of the Year award.
11/27/16 10:59pm
Penn swimming and diving has hit the ground running. Figuratively, at least. On Tuesday, just before the holiday break, the Quakers decided to build on their already strong start to the season, sweeping La Salle's men's and women's teams, 161-132 and 163-122, respectively.
11/27/16 10:58pm
It just keeps getting better. Just a few weeks removed from Penn sprint football's first outright Collegiate Sprint Football League title since 2000, senior quarterback Mike McCurdy was named league MVP for the second straight season.
11/22/16 10:11pm
Death, taxes, and Penn women’s basketball having trouble with Saint Joe’s. Tuesday evening, the Quakers fell at home to the Hawks, 57-53, in the first Big 5 matchup of the year for the Red and Blue (1-3) as they fell to 2-40 all-time against Saint Joseph’s (1-3).
11/21/16 11:28pm
In with a win, out with a win. Penn football’s senior finished things off the way they came in, winning their final game against Cornell the same way they took down Lafayette to open the 2013 season.
11/21/16 10:03pm
It may have taken four years and 30 games, but Alek Torgersen finally has his weekly award.
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02/06/16 4:20pm
BEDFORD, N.H. — “Throw that punch tonight.” At a town hall held by Republican presidential hopeful Jeb Bush at McKelvie Intermediate School early Saturday afternoon, that was the message sent by one of the voters in attendance for the former Florida governor.
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