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Senior Ryan Tall shakes hands with the competition following his 30-foot putt to win the Patriot League Individual Championship. 
(Photo Courtesy of GoLeopards)

Ryan Tall wins Patriot League Individual Championship, Lafayette places second overall

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2022

The first season for Lafayette golf that was not impacted by Covid came to an end on Friday with senior Ryan Tall winning the individual Patriot League Title. The team fell just short at the Patriot League...

Freshman Michael Hayes looks to pitch the ball back to junior Julius Young during the Lafayette Maroon and White game. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Football plays annual Maroon and White Game, looks ahead to fall season

Craig Barbaro, Staff Writer May 6, 2022

After two months of 6 a.m. workouts and hours spent in the weight room and on the field, the spring season for Lafayette Football concluded with the Maroon and White game on April 30. “Essentially,...

Sophomore Davus Esslinger fires a backhand during his singles match against Holy Cross last week. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Despite defeat in playoffs, bright future ahead for Lafayette tennis

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor May 6, 2022

The men’s tennis team (3-16 overall, 0-7 Patriot League) finished its season last Thursday with a loss to Holy Cross in the Patriot League Championship. This followed the women’s team's (5-12 overall,...

The NBA playoffs: Can the newcomers bring new energy to the party?

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor April 29, 2022

The NBA seems to be in a period of transition with stars like Lebron James and Kevin Durant making way for a new generation of stars like Joel Embiid, Nikola Jokić and Giannis Antetokounmpo. In addition,...

Lafayette Club Lacrosse poses after their win against Lehigh during their One Love charity game. (Photo courtesy of James Barton 22)

Club lacrosse beats Lehigh in One Love charity game

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor April 29, 2022

The club Lacrosse team closed their season on a high note this past Sunday as they defeated the 11th ranked Lehigh Mountain Hawks 9-4. This game was special not only because it was a win but also because...

New mens basketball Associate Head Coach Mike McGarvey (left) joins the Lafayette coaching staff following an impressive career at Lycoming College. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Head Coach Mike Jordan announces first staffing changes for new generation of Leopards Basketball

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor April 22, 2022

New basketball Head Coach Mike Jordan has begun building the staff that will shape the next chapter of Lafayette basketball. After being officially named head coach at the end of March, Jordan has set...

Crew brought home impressive finishes in the Knecht Cup Regatta despite competing against multiple division I programs. (Photo courtesy of Assistant Coach Derrick Richmond)

Crew dominates at Knecht Cup Regatta, five boats advance to Grand Finals

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor April 15, 2022

The crew team hit the road this weekend, competing in the Knecht Cup Regatta in Cherry Hill, N.J. Over 50 other club and varsity programs were also present, racing on the Cooper River from all over the...

The golf team celebrates after they battled back from fourth place to a second place finish at the ABARTA Invitational. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Golf team takes silver for second straight week

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor April 15, 2022

The golf team hosted the 20-team two-day ABARTA collegiate invitational last week, taking second after losing a sudden-death playoff hole to determine the championship. The Leopards were led by senior...

Mike Jordan looks to make his mark as the new basketball coach after leaving a positive impact on the programs at Colgate and Drexel. (Photo Courtesy of GoLeopards.com)

Lafayette hires Mike Jordan as new coach of basketball team

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor April 8, 2022

There's a new coach in town. On March 29, President Nicole Hurd and Athletic Director Sherryta Freeman named Mike Jordan the 19th head basketball coach of Lafayette College in front of a live press conference. Following...

Arman Ganchi 25 mid-serve during his court one victory over Loyola. This domination led to his receiving the Patriot League Player of the Week. (Photo Courtesy of Goleopards.com)

Freshman Arman Ganchi named Patriot League Player of the Week

Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor April 8, 2022

Freshman tennis star Arman Ganchi was named Patriot League Player of the Week thanks to his two court one wins last week, one against Loyola's senior Skyler Gates (6-2, 6-3) and Holy Cross' sophomore William...

Football team attends three-hour lecture by Juggling Club on how to get girls

Football team attends three-hour lecture by Juggling Club on how to get girls

April 1, 2022

On Sunday, in the asbestos-filled dungeon theatre of Farinon where they found the Lindbergh baby, the Juggling Club hosted a seminar on getting girls to the loneliest group on campus: the football team. “The...

The Lafayette awarded Pulitzer Prize, no one notices

April 1, 2022

On Thursday, The Lafayette was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for their work covering the new Instagram movement @PayLAFSquirrels. The piece, an exposé on the amount of work that squirrels do on Lafayette's...

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