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The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

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Sophomore guard Devin Hines goes up for a rebound during the Leopards losing effort against Cornell.
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Basketball drops back-to-back Ivy League matchups

By Colleen McNamara, Staff Writer December 9, 2022

The Lafayette men's basketball team (1-9 overall, 0-0 Patriot League) fell to the Cornell Big Red 73-68 on Sunday before falling 69-58 to the Princeton Tigers on Tuesday. This marked five consecutive losses...

The new executive board plans to restore its pre-pandemic culture. (Photo courtesy of Kendall Lamm 24)

Crew announces plans for next year

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor December 9, 2022

The crew team had an extremely successful fall season, with at least one Lafayette boat winning a medal in every regatta that the team attended. Highlights of the season include first place win at the...

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...

Senior forward Leo O’Boyle puts up a contested shot during Lafayettes 70-57 loss to Penn State. (Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Men’s basketball falls to Penn State, Drexel, continues rough start to year

By Eric Ponieman, Staff Writer December 2, 2022

The Lafayette men's basketball team fell to the Penn State Nittany Lions on Friday night, 70-57, and then lost to the Drexel Dragons on Wednesday night, 64-56, bringing the Leopards to a disappointing...

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...

Lehigh comes to the Hill following their first win since early September. 
(Photo by Xin Chen for The Brown and White)

Why Lehigh will win the 158th Rivalry game

By Ella Morrissey, Sports Editor for The Brown and White November 18, 2022

Lehigh (2-8) and Lafayette (3-7) are coming into the 158th Rivalry game with the same records they had going into the game last season. Lafayette may hold a one-game lead over Lehigh, but as shown in...

Fordham QB Tim DeMorant drives past the Lafayette defense to put up seven points during the Rams 45-10 win over the Leopards. 
(Photo by Christain Miccio for GoLeopards)

Football falls to Fordham in penultimate matchup of season

By Luke Gutleber, Staff Writer November 18, 2022

Fordham's explosive play proved too much to handle for Lafayette (3-7 overall, 2-3 Patriot League), as the Rams trounced the Leopards 45-10 on Saturday at Jack Coffey Field in the Bronx. Senior Fordham...

Junior Kyle Jenkins protects the ball during Lafayettes loss to St. Joes. 
(Photo by Hannah Ally for GoLeopards)

Men’s basketball loses to St. John’s, St. Joe’s

By Caroline McParland, Sports Editor November 18, 2022

Lafayette men’s basketball (0-3 overall, 0-0 Patriot League) continued their series of non-league away games this past week, facing off against St. John’s in Queens, N.Y. on Saturday before traveling...

Senior Bobby Oehrlein led the way for the Leopards, finishing just short of the school record. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Hartman, Oehrlein lead cross country at Mid-Atlantic Division Championships

By Andreas Pelekis, Contributing Writer November 18, 2022

Cloudy skies and cold conditions were in store as the Lafayette cross country team attended the NCAA Mid-Atlantic Regional Meet. Held at Penn State University, the meet featured 27 teams throughout the...

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...

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