April Fools: 12 People You’re Likely to Encounter on Zoom
Apr01

April Fools: 12 People You’re Likely to Encounter on Zoom

By Garrett Glaeser, Sports Editor The Early Bird – This person has been up since 5:30am. They’ve gone for a run, read the newspaper (yes, a newspaper), showered, and completed next week’s readings before their 8am. Their research paper has been done since February 20 and they’re currently finishing their study guides for finals. You want to be like them but know you’ll never amount to such greatness. 5 more minutes of sleep turns into...

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Retention Rates Vary Widely Among Varsity Teams at Gettsyburg College
Feb27

Retention Rates Vary Widely Among Varsity Teams at Gettsyburg College

By Garrett Glaeser, Sports Editor While seven in ten student-athletes who join the women’s lacrosse team at the outset of their college careers are still on the team by the time their senior year rolls around, less than half of football players stay on the team through their senior season. According to an analysis of eight Gettysburg College teams (men’s and women’s basketball, football, men’s and women’s lacrosse, men’s and women’s...

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Weekend Sports Roundup: Big Weekend as Winter Sports End, Spring Sports Begin
Feb22

Weekend Sports Roundup: Big Weekend as Winter Sports End, Spring Sports Begin

By Garrett Glaeser, Sports Editor It was a busy weekend for Gettysburg College athletics as the Bullets played host to a quartet of games Saturday afternoon plus Centennial Conference championship competition in swimming all weekend. Centennial Conference Swimming Championships The Gettysburg College Bullets Pool has been a bustling venue since Thursday as the Centennial Conference Championships are three-fourths of the way complete,...

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Djokovic, Kenin Capture First Grand Slam of Year
Feb06

Djokovic, Kenin Capture First Grand Slam of Year

By Garrett Glaeser, Sports Editor Early Sunday morning EST world second ranked Novak Djokovic took down fifth seeded Dominic Thiem 6-4, 4-6, 2-6, 6-3, 6-4 to capture his eighth Australian Open title and seventeenth Grand Slam championship victory. Djokovic, the defending champion, had to make his way through tough opponents in the quarter and semifinals, but the Serbian played hard and never dropped a set. He took down the Canadian...

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New Football Coach Promises Wins
Feb04

New Football Coach Promises Wins

By Garrett Glaeser, Sports Editor Gettysburg College formally welcomed its new head football coach, Maurice “Moe” Banks in a press conference held Tuesday afternoon. Banks comes to Gettysburg as the program’s 26th coach by way of the University of Pennsylvania, where he coached outside linebackers for one season. Previously he coached at his alma mater Georgetown for five seasons. Executive Director of Athletics Mike Mattia said in...

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