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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Gain Through Loss: The Zweizig story

Gain Through Loss: The Zweizig story

Drew Friedman December 5, 2014

Photos by Hana Isihara ‘17 Most people don’t get a second shot in life. And then there’s senior Zach Zweizig. Two years ago, when Zach was a sophomore and the starting quarterback for the Lafayette...

Sidelines: How technology has changed sports

Sidelines: How technology has changed sports

Drew Friedman December 5, 2014

Drew Friedman ‘16 and Mike Morgan ‘16 Collaborative Writers It’s October 9, 1996: Yankees vs. Orioles. It's the bottom of the eighth, when a rookie shortstop with the number two stitched on his...

BY THE NUMBERS: Significant numbers about the Lafayette-Lehigh rivalry

Drew Friedman November 21, 2014

2 Quarterbacks have been used by Lafayette this season 64 is the largest margin of victory for a Lafayette-Lehigh game. The final score was Lafayette 64, Lehigh 0. 10 is the longest win streak...

Sidelines: The Science of a Rivalry

Sidelines: The Science of a Rivalry

Drew Friedman November 21, 2014

Drew Friedman ‘16 and Mike Morgan ‘16 Collaborative Writers Dating back to 1884, Lafayette has faced Lehigh 149 times -- more than any other football rivalry in the country. Now, for the 150th meeting,...

Sports Recap Central: 11/14/2014

Sports Recap Central: 11/14/2014

Drew Friedman November 14, 2014

Football (4-6, 2-3) November 8 - Lafayette vs. Colgate W, 19-16 A field goal with time expiring by freshman Thomas Martin knocked off Patriot League rival Colgate on Saturday at home. This field goal...

Sidelines: Sportsmanship: What is it good for?

Sidelines: Sportsmanship: What is it good for?

Drew Friedman November 14, 2014

Drew Friedman '16 and Mike Morgan ‘16 Collaborative Writers Before learning how to throw a curve off the mound, before serving your first ace on the tennis court, before scoring a goal in a pee-wee...

Sidelines: Calling it Quits: When Is It Time?

Sidelines: Calling it Quits: When Is It Time?

Drew Friedman November 7, 2014

Drew Friedman ‘16 and Mike Morgan ‘16 Collaborative Writers As a sports fan you naturally are accustomed to choosing a team to root for, and sometimes even a player. Whether it is because that...

Sidelines: Cutting Ties: The Draw In Professional Sports

Sidelines: Cutting Ties: The Draw In Professional Sports

Drew Friedman October 31, 2014

Drew Friedman ‘16 and Mike Morgan ‘16 Collaborative Writers With the score tied and overtime winding down in a regular season game between the Eagles and the Bengals, players on both teams geared...

Home Field Advantage: Myth or Truth?

Drew Friedman October 24, 2014

Every college student who’s ever had to survive on Top Ramen and Hot Pockets appreciates the value of home cooking. But the Lafayette football team has come to value it more than anyone else. At home,...

NCAA Football: the wacky, the un- deniable, and the unfair

NCAA Football: the wacky, the un- deniable, and the unfair

Drew Friedman October 24, 2014

Drew Friedman ‘16 and Mike Morgan ‘16 Collaborative Writers Suspensions. Upsets. Bold predictions. These things never change in college football. While these things have been occurring for numerous...

Competitive edge: Historical club hockey team prevails

Competitive edge: Historical club hockey team prevails

Drew Friedman October 10, 2014

Senior captain Kyle Brennan skates down the ice in pursuit of the puck. Photos courtesy of  Lafayette Athletic Communication While Division I athletes walk across campus or get bussed 15 minutes to...

MLB Postseason: Why catching up on 162 games is challenging

MLB Postseason: Why catching up on 162 games is challenging

Drew Friedman October 10, 2014

Drew Friedman ‘16 and Mike Morgan ‘16 Collaborative Writers September marks the beginning of the MLB postseason. Rivalries are formed, aces go up against batting champions and silver sluggers, and...

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