Field Hockey Falls to Shorewomen
Sep19

Field Hockey Falls to Shorewomen

By James Ficano, Contributing Writer The Gettysburg College Field Hockey team lost 3-2 to the Washington College Shorewomen in Saturday’s game at Roy Kirby Jr. Stadium in Chestertown, MD. A barnburner, the field hockey game went into double overtime. It was not until the 87th minute, 17 minutes past standard regulation time, when Washington College’s junior Emily Pantazes shot the ball past senior goaltender Haley Mowery that the game...

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For Third Consecutive Week, Bullets Lose Nail Biter
Sep17

For Third Consecutive Week, Bullets Lose Nail Biter

This slideshow requires JavaScript. By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor The Gettysburg Bullets football team has now lost its first three games of the season by a combined 13 points. On Saturday, the Bullets fell to Dickinson on a field goal as time expired, having squandered a 14-point lead in the second half to lose 24-21 against the rival Red Devils. Once again, a fast start was no problem for the Bullets. After the defense...

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Bullets Fall Short to Ursinus in Back-and-Forth Thriller
Sep10

Bullets Fall Short to Ursinus in Back-and-Forth Thriller

By Benjamin Pontz, Managing News Editor Down nine points to start the fourth quarter, the Gettysburg offense kicked into high gear. After driving into Ursinus territory, sophomore Kevin Benavente took an end around handoff, found the edge, and turned the corner for a 16-yard touchdown scamper that set up a 2-point ballgame with just over 11 minutes to play as the Bullets trailed 24-22. On the ensuing Ursinus possession, the Bears...

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Men’s Cross Country Races Into Season
Sep08

Men’s Cross Country Races Into Season

By John Zak, Contributing Writer The Gettysburg College Men’s Cross Country team officially started its 2017 season under the lights at the Galen Piper Invitational at Shippensburg University on Friday night. The invitational was a competition between division II and division III colleges including Shippensburg University, Elizabethtown College, Dickinson College, York College, Frostburg State University, Hagerstown Community College,...

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Bullets Volleyball Spikes Past 1000 Wins
Sep07

Bullets Volleyball Spikes Past 1000 Wins

This slideshow requires JavaScript. By Gabi Eglinton, Contributing Writer The Gettysburg College Volleyball team celebrated their one-thousandth win since the program’s initiation following its victories against Kenyon College during the Battlefield Classic last weekend. The Bullets are only the second team in the Centennial Conference to reach this milestone. Since its founding in 1976, Gettysburg College Volleyball now holds a...

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A Diverse Defensive: Women’s Soccer Aims to Thrive with Healthy Mix of Old and New
Sep02

A Diverse Defensive: Women’s Soccer Aims to Thrive with Healthy Mix of Old and New

By Elizabeth Hilfrank, Sports Editor The Gettysburg College Women’s Soccer team returns to campus in high hopes of improving from last season’s Centennial Conference playoff performance. With 89% of the offensive team returning for 2017, the team believes there is a strong chance for a high scoring season. In a Facebook Live interview with senior captains Maddie Heaney and Gillian Sencidiver, both posed a positive outlook of strength...

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