Ricky Katz


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Senior Goodbye: Ricky Katz | A sports fan's paradise

Throughout my life, I have always been very passionate about sports. In fact, most of the conversations I have in a given day are sports-related. As an avid player and spectator of many sports, the DP gave me the opportunity to be a true college sports reporter, as well.



Quakers cruise in Navy sweep

Senior captain Hicham Laalej has been taking care of business all season, and Wednesday’s match against Navy was no different.

Yale outdone from onset

The Quakers’ 24-6 lead to open the game turned out to be too much for Yale to overcome, as Penn won its first Ivy game of the season, 66-58.

Penn takes talents down South

The Penn men's basketball team will play three road games over winter break — against Delaware Dec. 22, at Marist Dec. 29 and a final one, at Rupp Arena.

No MVP for Penn's Ragone

Despite an Ivy championship to his name, quarterback Billy Ragone did not receive the award for Ivy League Player of the Year Monday.


Strong start from freshmen

The Quakers defeated Bryant 70-59 to open their season Friday at the Palestra. The victory marked Penn’s first home opener win since 2006.

Penn aims for fifth Ivy win against Tigers

The Quakers face Princeton Saturday for their fifth Ivy League game of the season. Penn is still undefeated in the conference, while the Tigers have yet to register a conference win.



Wyant takes both Squash reins

After six seasons as the women’s squash team’s head coach, Jack Wyant will be called upon to turn around a men’s team that struggled last season, dropping 6 of its final 8 matches.

On mound, Penn makes up ground

Entering the final game of a four game stand with Princeton, freshman pitcher John Beasley had a no-hitter after five innings and gave up only one hit through seven before being pulled in the eighth.


Hurling up inconsistent outings

The unpredictable Quakers (13-14, 4-4 Ivy) lost to Harvard twice by scores of 12-9 and 10-9, and split the series with Dartmouth, winning 9-5 and losing in extra innings 3-2.

Quakers crushed in Wild middle innings

The Quakers, who often fell victim to prolonged rallies from opponents last season, allowed Villanova to score seven runs in both the fourth and fifth innings in yesterday’s 17-5 thrashing.

Four up, four down for Quakers

In sweeping two doubleheaders against Mt. St. Mary’s, the Quakers' starting pitchers dazzled, allowing just two earned runs in 27 innings.