Tag: sports

Student Sports Column: Practice

JOHN GALLAGHER SPORTS EDITOR They see the goals. They lose their minds when you scream the ball past a helpless goalkeeper, when you launch a forehand return past an unprepared opponent, when you somehow have more left in your tank…

Our common language

JOHN GALLAGHER SPORTS EDITOR- “English?” He shakes his head, still staring into my eyes as though if he stared long enough, he could somehow scale the language barrier currently plaguing our shallow excuse for a conversation. “Habla español?” Another shake…

Of Goats and Faith

JOHN GALLAGHER SPORTS EDITOR The ball was actually in the air when I heard the noise for the first time. It was an uncharacteristically hot day in San Diego, but with high school tennis finally in full swing (pun fully…

Baron tennis advances to conference finals

ERIN MADDEN SPORTS EDITOR Franciscan University men’s tennis team advanced to its sixth straight conference championship match with a 5-0 victory over fourth-seeded University of Pitt.-Greensburg in the Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference semifinals. “I told the guys earlier that it’s…

Making the madness

ERIN MADDEN SPORTS EDITOR Twenty-eight games have already been completed in this year’s NCAA basketball tournament and my bracket is officially busted (along with 99 percent of my fellow college basketball fans). How could I predict that No. 12 Yale…