Post Tagged with: "nationals"

Leaving Past Behind, Nats Changing D.C. Narrative

The Nationals beat the Marlins 2-0 on Opening Day. You probably knew that, living in Washington, D.C. and all. If you didn’t, a quick glance at that scoreline would signal a pretty unremarkable contest — the presumed top and bottom of a division doing battle in a game in which the result[Read More…]

by April 11, 2013 0 comments Sports

Nationals Deny Fans Playoff Glory With Strasburg Decision

Washington Nationals’ manager Davey Johnson has let down fans of his club — as well as the members of his team — with his decision last Saturday to bench ace Stephen Strasburg for the remainder of a season that, up to now, has been the young franchise’s most successful. Strasburg[Read More…]

by September 14, 2012 0 comments Sports

Phillies, Angels Have Hope

Three weeks into the season, it’s far too early to crown divisional champions or to eliminate teams from contention, but with roughly one-tenth of the MLB season complete, several trends are starting to take shape and attract notice. Optimism reigns for teams such as the Rangers, Nationals and Dodgers, which[Read More…]

by April 24, 2012 0 comments Sports

CROSS COUNTRY | GU Primes For Nationals

Georgetown’s men’s and women’s cross country teams took another step toward their goal of peaking at the NCAA tournament, as the women took third place and the men finished in second place in the Big East championship in Louisville, Ky. this past weekend. Villanova won both races by a large[Read More…]

by October 31, 2011 0 comments Sports

Freshman Debate Duo Heading to National Competition

A Georgetown debate team won its first automatic invitation to the national debate championship since 1998. Andrew Markoff (SFS ’14) and Richard Day (SFS ’14), a team of two freshman debaters, learned earlier this week that their team had been approved for a guaranteed bid, which will send them to[Read More…]

by February 18, 2011 0 comments Campus News, News

Water Warriors Aim For Nationals

Water polo: noun; a seven-a-side game played by swimmers in a pool, with a ball like a volleyball that is thrown into the opponent’s net. This is the Webster’s definition of a sport that it is unknown to many, yet has grown rapidly over the past two decades at Georgetown.[Read More…]

by October 29, 2010 0 comments Sports

Attendance Plummets as Nationals’ Promising Season Crumbles

Last April on Georgetown Day, this column happily pointed out that despite the disappointing seasons of the other three major professional sports teams in Washington, the historically abysmal Nationals were not in last place. Yet. Last April on Georgetown Day, the indestructible, unbeatable Stephen Strasburg was breezing through his starts[Read More…]

by September 24, 2010 0 comments Sports

Hoyas Find Success at Penn State

Hitting their stride now almost midway through the season, the Hoyas took to the Penn State National this past weekend trying to get a feel for the competitive races they will encounter when the postseason starts. On a weekend when they notched numerous NCAA qualifying times, the Blue and Gray[Read More…]

by February 1, 2010 0 comments Uncategorized