March Madness Recap
Apr15

March Madness Recap

By Sydney LoPresti, Staff Writer March Madness brackets for the men’s side of the NCAA tournament took a hit within the first days of gameplay as lower seed teams took large victories over fan favorites. Most notably, Cinderella team St. Peter’s beat No. 2 seed Kentucky, a team many chose to win it all, in the first round. Led by guard Doug Edert, the Peacocks made it all the way to the Elite Eight before losing to No. 8 University of...

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McDaniel Bats Derail Bullets’ Win Streak
Apr15

McDaniel Bats Derail Bullets’ Win Streak

By Charlie Miller, Contributing Writer The McDaniel Green Terror avenged their April 5th 8-6 loss at the hands of Gettysburg by defeating the Bullets 11-5 on April 8th at Kirchoff field. The Terror used big third and fifth innings to outmuscle Gettysburg after facing an early 2-0 deficit. Despite three-hit efforts from juniors Preston Toothman and Kyle Miller, McDaniel hit the Bullets’ pitching hard to end the home team’s three-game...

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Softball Heads Into Conference Play
Mar30

Softball Heads Into Conference Play

By Emma Hladik, Staff Writer Coming off a Centennial Conference Championship win last season, the Gettysburg Bullets are looking to achieve a similar level of success this season, and the weeks of conference games ahead of them will prepare to do so. The Bullets most recently played a Saturday afternoon doubleheader against the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, Virginia on March 26th at 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. The...

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A Fluctuating Budget: Financing Athletics At Gettysburg College
Mar24

A Fluctuating Budget: Financing Athletics At Gettysburg College

By Jack Herr, Sports Editor “Our spending has varied wildly,” said Executive Director of Athletics and Campus Recreation Mike Mattia when asked about the state of Gettysburg College’s Athletics budget. With 25% of the current student body being student-athletes, sports represents a major aspect of Gettysburg, so understanding the Athletics budget is crucial to an appreciation of the College’s overall finances. As with all areas...

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Women’s Basketball Wins Conference Championship, Men’s Basketball Falls in Semifinals
Mar07

Women’s Basketball Wins Conference Championship, Men’s Basketball Falls in Semifinals

By Emma Hladik and Sydney LoPresti, Staff Writers The women’s basketball team took down Washington College and John Hopkins University to be crowned the 2021 Centennial Conference Champions. The Bullets matched up against the Washington College Shorewomen on the night of Friday, February 25. Having secured the number one seed in the conference tournament and a first-round bye, a win would advance them to the Centennial Conference...

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Indoor Track & Field Competes at Centennial Conferences
Mar05

Indoor Track & Field Competes at Centennial Conferences

By David Goldman, Staff Writer The Bullets’ indoor track and field team headed east this past weekend to Collegeville, Pennsylvania, where Ursinus College held the Centennial Conference championships. Both the men’s and women’s teams had successful outings, with team members of all ages stepping up on the biggest stage. To begin, the women took home eighth place in the overall team standings. They were led by rookie sensation...

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