Column: Some Things Don’t Get Better With Time
Mar10

Column: Some Things Don’t Get Better With Time

By Ethan Silverstein, Staff Writer Everyone wonders, how old is too old?  In sports, it’s always a concern.  With age comes diminished skill, and it’s one of the saddest things in sports.  It’s sad to watch your heroes hanging on.  It happens across all sports. Eli Manning, 38, is just barely hanging on with the New York Giants.  For most of his career, he’s been an above average quarterback, but nothing more.  In the playoffs, he has...

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Join The Gettysburgian’s Bracket Challenge
Mar08

Join The Gettysburgian’s Bracket Challenge

Want to win $75 to the bookstore? One of five $10 dining gift cards? Four free movie tickets to the Gateway Theatre? Join The Gettysburgian’s March Madness 2019 Bracket Challenge. The bracket is released on Sunday, March 17, and needs to be filled out by the following Thursday. Join the pool now! All members of the Gettysburg campus community — past, present, and future — are welcome to play. Contact Sports Editor Charlie...

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Manny Machado Signs with Padres
Mar07

Manny Machado Signs with Padres

By Hank Hahne, Staff Writer On February 20, ESPN reported that Manny Machado signed the second-largest free agent contract in American sports history, behind Giancarlo Stanton’s $325 extension he signed with the Marlins during the 2014-2015 offseason. Machado’s contract with the Padres is worth a guaranteed $300 million over the next ten years. The deal is unprecedented, and the situation leading up to it has been just as unique. The...

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Campo Predicts Turnaround for 2019 Baseball Team
Mar07

Campo Predicts Turnaround for 2019 Baseball Team

By Brody Tennant, Staff Writer With a very up and down season last year, the Gettysburg College baseball team has put in a lot of work, refocused, and looks to make a postseason run this year. “The frustrating thing last year was we were a different team from the year before,” said Head Coach John Campo, who enters his 33rd season. “We got off to a rough start. We turned it around the back half of our Florida trip...

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Women’s Basketball Hosts NCAA DIII Tournament, Falls 82-78
Mar06

Women’s Basketball Hosts NCAA DIII Tournament, Falls 82-78

By Garrett Glaeser, Staff Writer Last Saturday, the Women’s Basketball Team hosted their first NCAA Division III tournament game in school history and faced Christopher Newport. In a down to the wire affair, the Bullets fell to the Captains 82-78 and concluded their season with a 22-6 record. The Captains took on Mount St. Mary College the following day (March 2) and easily won 79-52. Coming into the matchup off a loss in the...

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Bullet Shot: Steph Colson
Mar05

Bullet Shot: Steph Colson

By Candace Means, Staff Writer During the 2017-2018 Women’s Lacrosse season, Steph Colson was named All-Centennial Conference First Team and All-Metro Region First Team. She surpassed Gettysburg’s and the entire conference’s record for draw controls with 140. She was named the NCAA Division III Championship Most Outstanding Performer after leading the Bullets to their second consecutive national title. Going into her senior season,...

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