Field Hockey Captain Spotlight: Leaving a Legacy
Oct28

Field Hockey Captain Spotlight: Leaving a Legacy

By Colin Lawless, Staff Writer The Gettysburg Field Hockey team has had an up and down 2022 season. With that said, it will be saying goodbye to a special class after the season comes to a close.  The senior class, along with members of the junior class, are a part of a special group that has weathered the storm of the COVID-19 pandemic throughout their time here at Gettysburg. The senior class in particular has had an entire season...

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MLB Playoff Recap and World Series Preview
Oct27

MLB Playoff Recap and World Series Preview

By Benjamin Simon, Staff Writer What a spectacle this year’s playoffs have been. The 100+ win Mets, Dodgers, and Braves? All out of the race, and it was never even close. This year has been, for lack of a better term, wholeheartedly chaotic.  Perhaps the first clue that something was amiss came when the San Diego Padres beat the powerful New York Mets in the newly created three-game Wild Card series. Or maybe it was when the incumbent...

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Change in Leadership: Two New Faculty at Athletic Communications
Oct19

Change in Leadership: Two New Faculty at Athletic Communications

By Jack Herr, Sports Editor Athletic Communications plays a vital role in the overall health of Gettysburg College athletics. Without the department, the fan experience would be much different; there would be no live streams to allow friends and family of student-athletes to watch from afar, no live game updates on social media, and no post-game recaps summarizing each competition with accurate statistics.  Both the former Director...

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The NFL Owes Tua Tagovailoa an Apology
Oct08

The NFL Owes Tua Tagovailoa an Apology

By Max Ferguson, Contributing Writer It is not uncommon for football players to suffer concussions. However, there are rules and safeguards in place that are supposed to protect players. Although they are not foolproof, the failure to prevent Tua Tagovailoa from suffering two back-to-back concussions in his most recent games versus the Buffalo Bills and Indianapolis Colts is the most egregious example of the NFL’s failure to protect...

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Volleyball Captains Spotlight: Group Style Leadership
Oct07

Volleyball Captains Spotlight: Group Style Leadership

By Charlie Miller, Staff Writer Following a tough but valiant effort at the end of last season in the Centennial Conference tournament, the Bullets volleyball team started off the season strong, sprinting to an impressive 13-3 mark on the year thus far.  Last season, the Bullets finished 15-9, pushing perennial juggernaut Johns Hopkins to the brink but eventually falling to the holder of Division III’s longest win streak in history....

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NFL Season Update: Highs, Lows, and the Unexpected
Oct06

NFL Season Update: Highs, Lows, and the Unexpected

By David Goldman, Staff Writer Well…it’s back. Sundays, Mondays, and Thursdays just got a whole lot better with the return of NFL football. The season is young, but it has certainly not disappointed when it comes to entertainment. Here’s what to know from the first four weeks of the 2022 season. For starters, one team remains undefeated, and it is not the defending Super Bowl champions Los Angeles Rams, or the Tom Brady-led Tampa Bay...

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