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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

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The addition of the Richmond Spiders to the Patriot League is the first since 2001. (Photo courtesy of University of Richmond Athletics)

Richmond to join Patriot League football

By Benjamin White, Assistant Sports Editor May 18, 2024

The University of Richmond will be joining the Patriot League as an associate member for football beginning in the 2025 football season, expanding Patriot League football to eight teams. "We are excited...

The crew team won every event it entered at the Gifford Pinchot Sprints last Saturday. (Photo courtesy of Ellie Walsh 25)

Crew blows competition out of water at Gifford Pinchot Sprints

By Grace Sanborn, Assistant Sports Editor May 3, 2024

The crew team swept the board at the Gifford Pinchot Sprints Regatta on Saturday in Lewisberry, Pennsylvania. The team took home gold in all nine events that it entered a boat in, and both the men and...

Safety DaRon Gilbert goes for a tackle against Lehigh in 2022. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Leopards join NFL

By Benjamin White, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

Former Leopards DaRon Gilbert and Steven Stilianos signed with NFL teams as undrafted free agents this week, with Gilbert joining the Detroit Lions and Stilianos, the Tennessee Titans. “Going into...

Tommy McGee hops over an opposing player. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Men’s lacrosse ends season with close loss to Lehigh

By Eric Ponieman, Assistant Sports Editor May 3, 2024

The men’s lacrosse team (6-7 overall, 2-6 Patriot League) closed out its season on Friday with a 13-12 loss to rival Lehigh University (8-6 overall, 6-2 Patriot League). The Leopards entered the match...

The Lafayette football team hoists the Patriot League Championship trophy for the first time since 2013. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

The state of Lafayette sports

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor May 3, 2024

We are but brief echoes in the relentless passage of time as it carelessly rushes onward, merely distorted faces upon which clocks droop in the proverbial Salvador Dali painting that we call life. Yet...

Junior Sean Saw chips up to the green at the Abarta Coca-Cola Collegiate Invitational on April 15. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Golf finishes middle of pack in Patriot League Championship

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

The golf team tied for fifth out of eight schools in the Patriot League Championship hosted by its rival, the Lehigh Mountain Hawks. The tournament spanned from Friday to Sunday at the Saucon Valley Country...

Sophomore outfielder Olivia Catalina runs out of the dugout pre-game on Saturday. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Softball winless against BU, wins 1 against Marist

By Elias Podber, Copy Editor May 3, 2024

The softball team (5-34 overall, 1-14 Patriot League) lost all three games against No. 22 ranked Boston University (45-4-1 overall, 15-0 Patriot League) at home this past weekend. The Leopards then finished...

Despite not being able to compete in dynamic events, the Motorsports club found its attendance to the Formula Hybrid competition educational. (Photo courtesy of Dylan Danko 24)

Motorsports attends Formula Hybrid competition

By Benjamin White, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

The Motorsports club has been in a race against time to finalize the design of its electric car, LM0, short for Lafayette Motorsports Zero, to compete in the Formula Hybrid competition. The competition...

Senior thrower Andrew Bowsher throws on April 6 against Lehigh. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Track and field notches victories at Penn Relays, Covert Classic

By Maddie Pedone, Contributing Writer May 3, 2024

Five members of the track and field team competed in the Penn Relays, the oldest and largest track and field meet in the United States, last Friday at the University of Pennsylvania to yield strong results....

Senior infielder Blaze Fadio bats against Bucknell on Sunday. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Baseball swept by Bucknell, drops game against Monmouth

By Dan Sullivan, Staff Writer May 3, 2024

The baseball team (14-32 overall, 8-13 Patriot League) faced off against Bucknell (21-22 overall, 12-13 Patriot League) this past weekend, dropping all three games and succumbing to its sixth series sweep...

The 2024 UEFA European Championship will begin in mid-June. (Photo courtesy of Uefa.com)

Euro soccer summer preview

By Digger Iqbal, Contributing Writer May 3, 2024

The UEFA European Football Championship will kick off in Munich, Germany, on June 14. The tournament, held every four years, features six groups of four teams. The top two nations from each group, along...

Senior midfielder Clare Culligan takes on a Navy defender on Saturday. (Photo by Rick Smith for GoLeopards)

Women’s lacrosse ends season with loss against Navy, double OT win against Lehigh

By Grace Sanborn, Assistant Sports Editor April 26, 2024

The women’s lacrosse team (5-11 overall, 2-7 Patriot League) ended its season this week with a 17-5 loss against the Naval Academy (13-3 overall, 7-1 Patriot League) on Saturday and an 11-10 win in double...

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