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Nina Wolpow | Saving summer

Summer in adult land is a season not unlike the other three. Sure, there are beaches and frozen cocktails in this universe. But gone are the unnumbered days: the Saturdays that feel like Wednesdays and the weekends you never knew had arrived.




A tale of two golf games

Just over a week away from the Ivy championships, women's golf heads to the Roar-EE Invitational to face both Princeton and Yale.


W. Golf falls short of Yale in Virginia

Slow greens and high winds kept the Penn women’s golf team from pushing past first-place Yale and St. John’s for the top spot this weekend at the C&F; Bank Intercollegiate in Williamsburg, Va.


Quakers fall in Hoehn Cup final

After advancing to the Hoehn Cup (B division) finals, defeating Bates and Williams, the Quakers fell short, losing 7-2 in the title match to Western Ontario. With the win, 2009 Hoehn Cup champion Western Ontario wrestled the title back from the Red and Blue, who won it last year.

One more for coach Wyant

Coach Jack Wyant is expecting a lot in the final two weeks of the 2010-2011 squash season, but most pressing is the event that Wyant and his wife, Amelia, cannot date: the arrival of their second son.


Penn Chess gets its ‘swag on’

Last weekend, the chess team traveled to Columbia and became Penn’s newest Ivy League titleholders, defeating Harvard, Yale and Cornell as ferociously as a bunch of linemen.

The call to serve

Freshman squash player Justin Ang's journey to Penn took him through a New Hampshire boarding school and Singapore's army.


Brunswick bonds run deep

Seniors Will Browne and James Clark say that they have never been apart. Tomorrow evening, they take on Navy (14-2) at Ringe Courts together.


Madeira quietly pilots Quakers

Now a senior, Madeira is the captain and only upperclassmen in coach Jack Wyant’s program. The consensus is that she’s knocking the ball out of the park — or the court.

Squash hits Ivy scrimmages

This weekend, both the men’s and women’s squash teams will travel to New Haven, Conn. to compete in the Ivy League Scrimmages.

Freshmen hope to make mark

This weekend, in the hustle and bustle of Homecoming, the Penn men’s and women’s crew teams will each launch several boats in the 40th annual Head of the Schuylkill Regatta.