Women’s Track Strides into Season
Dec08

Women’s Track Strides into Season

By Alex Petrecca, Staff Writer The Gettysburg College Women’s Indoor Track and Field team opened its season at Franklin and Marshall College at the Diplomat Open this Saturday. The partial squad had a successful day across the board beginning the season with many strong performances against conference foes. The partial group was without the majority of the distance team, who are on break from the cross-country season. The throwing...

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Kevin Burke ’90 Announced as New Football Coach, Replacing Barry Streeter after 42 Years
Dec07

Kevin Burke ’90 Announced as New Football Coach, Replacing Barry Streeter after 42 Years

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor When Barry Streeter announced his impending retirement earlier this fall after 42 years with the college, including 39 as head football coach, Assistant Vice President of Athletics David Wright said that Streeter, the college’s all-time winningest football coach with 196 victories, would be “virtually impossible to replace.” Football will still be played next fall, however, and...

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Men’s Swimming Finishes First at Invitational
Dec07

Men’s Swimming Finishes First at Invitational

By Gabi Eglinton, Staff Writer Last weekend, the Gettysburg College swim team hosted the Gettysburg Invitational at Bullets Pool. The two-day meet ultimately resulted in a victory for the Gettysburg men, placing first out of five teams from the Centennial Conference. On Friday, the first day of competition, the men’s team accumulated 404.5 points. This gave them a substantial lead over Mary Washington (241.5), Franklin & Marshall...

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College Remembers Beloved Athletic Trainer Kerry Garrett
Dec06

College Remembers Beloved Athletic Trainer Kerry Garrett

By Noelle Zimmerman, Co-Features Editor and Elizabeth Hilfrank, Co-Sports Editor Kerry Garrett died at age 40 in her home on November 16, 2017. Garrett was diagnosed with, cholangiocacinoma, a form of liver bile duct cancer in June of 2016. She served as a member of Gettysburg College’s Athletic Training staff, and everyone who knew her loved her. Throughout her year-and-a-half battle with the disease, Garrett continued to work. She...

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Women’s Basketball Starts Season Strong
Nov29

Women’s Basketball Starts Season Strong

By John Zak, Staff Writer The Gettysburg College Women’s Basketball team remains undefeated after their first three games of the season. The Lady Bullets officially began their season Nov. 17 with a 74-65 win over Lehman College. Only a day later, they defeated Virginia Wesleyan College 55-52. In their final game before their Thanksgiving feast, the Bullets defeated Centennial Conference opponent Franklin & Marshall College 71-58....

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Men’s Basketball Team Falls to Spartans
Nov28

Men’s Basketball Team Falls to Spartans

By Matt Hutcheon, Staff Writer The Gettysburg College men’s basketball team lost 83-59 to York College Saturday. The Spartans got off to a hot start early in the game, opening with a 17-2 lead in the first five minutes. York College scored seven points before first year center Avery Close’s lay-up lit up Gettysburg’s side of the board. The Bullets closed the 17-2 point gap to 17-5 by the midpoint of the first half, but the Spartans...

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