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The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Seniors Marco Olivas and Malik Hamm lead the Leopards out of tunnel to take on Lehigh. 
(Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards).

Hamm wins second Defensive Player of the Year award, five others take home Patriot League Honors

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor December 2, 2022

As the season came to a close, the awards rolled in for the Lafayette football team. The Leopards racked up five First Team All-Patriot League honors and a Second Team All-Patriot League honor, while senior...

The Leopards celebrate their 2022 Rivalry Game win. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Football defeats Lehigh in close defensive match up, marks positive end to Troxell’s first year

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor December 2, 2022

The football team concluded its season – the first with coach John Troxell at the helm – with a statement win against Lehigh on Nov. 19, defeating the Mountain Hawks 14-11 in a defensive battle. The...

Sidelines: World Cup 2022

Sidelines: World Cup 2022

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor December 2, 2022

It is once again that time in the United States when everyone, for three weeks, pays attention religiously to a sport they could not be paid to watch 99 percent of the time, until the point when America...

Lafayette comes into the Rivalry game having won two out of the previous three matchups and controlling the overall record, 80-72-5. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Why Lafayette will win the 158th Rivalry game

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor November 18, 2022

The Lafayette Leopards (3-7 overall, 2-3 Patriot League) will look to avenge last year’s loss against the Lehigh Mountain Hawks (2-8 overall, 1-4 Patriot League) tomorrow as the teams meet for the 158th...

Op-Ed: Why are we paying for Lafayette-Lehigh?

By Charlie Berman November 18, 2022

I want to preface this by saying that I work in a limited capacity with the football team, give tours during official visits and, up until recently, worked with them for about 15 hours every week helping...

Lafayettes mens fencing team finished 3-4 at Vassar. 
(Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Lafayette fencing competes in second event of year

By Nicky Nathanson, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

The Lafayette fencing team took part in the Vassar Invitational on Sunday, finishing the day with mixed results.  On the men’s side, Lafayette defeated Cleveland State (14-13), Denison University...

Sophomore left tackle Ryder Langsdale defends the blind side of sophomore QB Ah-Shaun Davis. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Football dominates on both sides of pigskin in win against Colgate

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor November 11, 2022

For the first time in over a month, the Lafayette football team (3-6 overall, 2-2 Patriot League) hit the road, taking on Colgate in Hamilton, N.Y. The Maroon and White left the Empire State on Saturday...

Sophomore QB Ah-Shaun Davis is brought down for a sack during the Leopards loss to Georgetown. 
(Photo courtesy of Hannah Ally for GoLeopards).

Leopards fall on senior day to Georgetown after second-half comeback stalls

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor November 4, 2022

The Lafayette football team (2-6 overall, 1-2 Patriot League) hosted the Georgetown Hoyas for their senior day last Saturday, losing 20-30. The ceremony before the game celebrated 21 seniors who have stuck...

Fifth-year Molly McAndrew takes the ball up the field during one of her last games as a Leopard.
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Despite dominant road victory, field hockey misses out on playoffs

By Eric Ponieman, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

The Lafayette field hockey team (6-11 overall, 2-3 Patriot League) crushed the Colgate University Raiders 5-1.   Even with the win, Lafayette was eliminated from the Patriot League tournament for...

The Leopards will take on American University next. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Swim falls to Loyola, Kawash captures three first place finishes

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor October 28, 2022

The Lafayette swimming and diving team hosted Loyola Maryland in a dual meet to kick off their season. Both the women's and men's teams fell to the Greyhounds, 162-138 and 176-118, respectively, despite...

The documentary traces Manti Teos Notre Dame career and how it was impacted by Naiah Tuiasosopo. (Photo courtesy of @mteo50 on Instagram)

Movie Review: Netflix’s Manti Te’o documentary provides insightful, entertaining look at one of sports’ biggest stories

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor October 28, 2022

The Manti Te'o fiasco of early 2013 was, in a sense, the most American story of the last 20 years. It is a tale about one of the most transcendent college football programs, its best player and how that...

The Lafayette football team signed up over 260 volunteers for the Be The Match database. 
(Photo courtesy of @LafColFootball on Twitter)

Lafayette football partners with nonprofit Be The Match, produces life-saving results

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor October 21, 2022

While the Lafayette football team had a bye this past week, they remained active in the community by hosting a donation drive for the nonprofit “Be The Match” in Farinon. Be The Match is an organization...

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