Women’s Basketball Narrowly Loses to Washington College
Feb17

Women’s Basketball Narrowly Loses to Washington College

  By Sam Allery, Contributing Writer On Saturday, Feb. 15, the Women’s Basketball Team lost 77-76 to the Washington College Shorewomen. The game was close right to the end as three Gettysburg shots from the foul line tied it at 76 in the closing minute, but with mere seconds left on the clock, Washington managed to sink a foul shot that secured them the victory. While they couldn’t get the win in the end, the Bullets found early...

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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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Chiefs Win First Super Bowl in 50 Years
Feb04

Chiefs Win First Super Bowl in 50 Years

By Garrett Glaeser, Sports Editor Last night the Kansas City Chiefs defeated the San Francisco 49ers 31-20 to win Super Bowl LIV, the franchise’s second ever and first in fifty years. Down ten points to start the fourth, the Chiefs amounted yet another playoff comeback led by game MVP quarterback Patrick Mahomes to score twenty-one unanswered. Mahomes did not play particularly well for his standards, going 26/42 for 286 yards with a...

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Penn Assistant Maurice ‘Moe’ Banks Will Lead Gettysburg Football Program
Feb03

Penn Assistant Maurice ‘Moe’ Banks Will Lead Gettysburg Football Program

By Benjamin Pontz, Editor-in-Chief Maurice “Moe” Banks, currently the Outside Linebackers Coach at the University of Pennsylvania, has been named the 26th Head Coach of the Gettysburg College football team. He succeeds Kevin Burke, who left the program in December after two seasons during which the team posted a combined record of 2-18. Banks coached at Penn, a Football Championship Subdivision (FCS, formerly division...

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Indoor Track Enters Heart of Season
Feb03

Indoor Track Enters Heart of Season

By Colin Lawless, Staff Writer The Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams each started off 2020 with a strong showing at the Coach I Open, held at Franklin and Marshall on Jan. 25. The meet was the team’s second since they opened the season back on December 7th, also at F&M. For the men’s side, Sam Sheldon ‘20 moved into 8th place in Gettysburg indoor history with his first-place finish in the mile at 4:24. Dylan McKeever ‘21...

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