‘Looking for a Coach with the Right Vision to Turn the Program Around’: College Launches Search for New Football Coach
Dec12

‘Looking for a Coach with the Right Vision to Turn the Program Around’: College Launches Search for New Football Coach

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Gettysburg College has launched a search for a successor as Head Football Coach to Kevin Burke ’90, whose departure from the team was announced last week. While the college termed the personnel move a “parting [of] ways,” Burke alluded on Twitter that he had been unaware of his impending departure, implying that the day had not gone as planned. “Some days you wake up and the...

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A Season to Remember for Gettysburg Women’s Soccer
Dec10

A Season to Remember for Gettysburg Women’s Soccer

By Kyle Miller, Staff Writer The Women’s Soccer team’s historic season came to an end on Saturday, Nov. 16 in the first round of the NCAA tournament against the back-to-back defending national champions Williams College. Williams came out the gates with their foot on the gas and never let up. They scored a goal in the first four minutes of the game and continued to keep the pressure on the Bullets, outshooting them 12-5 in the first...

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Burke ‘Parting Ways’ with Gettysburg Football Program After Two Seasons
Dec03

Burke ‘Parting Ways’ with Gettysburg Football Program After Two Seasons

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Head Football Coach Kevin Burke ’90 will depart his post atop the Gettysburg College football program after two seasons, Executive Director of Intercollegiate Athletics Mike Mattia announced Thursday afternoon. Under Burke’s leadership, the team went 2-18. Co-defensive coordinator Mike Hoyt will assume leadership of the team on an interim basis as the college prepares to conduct a...

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Men’s Basketball Opens Season 6-0
Dec02

Men’s Basketball Opens Season 6-0

By Brody Tennant, Staff Writer Heading into the season, the Gettysburg College Men’s Basketball Team was hungry, looking to have a successful season with second-year head coach B.J. Dunne at the helm. After going 6-19 last year, with a record of 5-13 in conference play, this year’s team was ready to have a much different season. “I think any time there’s a new coaching change it just takes patience and a lot of...

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Women’s Basketball Remains Hot, Beats F&M by 30
Dec01

Women’s Basketball Remains Hot, Beats F&M by 30

By Kyle Miller, Staff Writer The Bullets went into last Tuesday’s game versus F&M on a roll having won their last four. After dropping the season opener to tenth-ranked Messiah, the Bullets turned it around quickly. Gettysburg came into the rivalry game with all of the confidence in the world and it showed with a thirty-point victory. The Bullets had the lead for the entire game, and they did not waste their time taking it. In the...

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Swimming Teams Stay Perfect
Nov29

Swimming Teams Stay Perfect

By Colin Lawless, Staff Writer After dropping the first race of the night, the men’s swimming team won the next nine to knock off the host Messiah falcons 134-52 on Friday evening back on Nov. 22. The women’s team also had a commanding performance against the Falcons. They won eight races of their own on the way to a 138-47 victory over Messiah. Sophomore Sam Nonemaker set the tone for the Bullets after they dropped the first race. He...

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