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The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

The Oldest College Newspaper in Pennsylvania

The Lafayette

Football

Malik Hamm will play for the Ravens in his hometown of Baltimore. 
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Senior Malik Hamm signs with Baltimore Ravens

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor May 5, 2023

Malik Hamm, two-time Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year and five-time all-league selection, signed with the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday as an undrafted free agent. After five years with the Leopards,...

Sophomore Nahjee Adams carries the ball past defenders.
(Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Football showcases talent at Spring Game, looks forward to fall

By Charlie Berman, Sports Editor April 28, 2023

Since the end of February, the football team has been practicing like it's been in season. It has practiced three times a week and has lifts and meetings on the other days. Now, as the school year draws...

Among the Leopards leaving are defensive lineman Malik Hamm, who declared for the NFL draft. (Photo courtesy of GoLeopards)

Football completes 2027 recruiting class, signs 26 new players

By Grace Sanborn, Contributing Writer February 3, 2023

Head football coach John Troxell rounded out his first full recruiting season on National Signing Day this past Wednesday by adding 26 new players to the Leopards’ roster.  The new additions mark...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Junior lineman Mike Barr celebrates after lead blocking for junior Rent Monties go ahead QB sneak touchdown.

Football ends three-game losing streak in Patriot League opener against Bucknell

By Charlie Berman, Assistant Sports Editor October 7, 2022

The opening stretch of games for the Lafayette football team (2-3 overall, 1-0 Patriot League) has been a gauntlet. Escaping with a win against Sacred Heart to open the season, Lafayette dropped the next...

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