At all of the Philadelphia 76ers’ home games during their series against the Boston Celtics, fans were given T-shirts printed with a Sixers logo and the slogan “Passionate. Intense. Proud.” The fans are passionate, and the players are intense, but it is hard to be proud. The Sixers lost Game 7 to the Celtics, and […]
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Moments before the start of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Semifinals between the Boston Celtics and the Philadelphia 76ers, a very familiar announcement was heard. “A six-foot guard from Georgetown University, number 3: ALLLLLLLLLEN IIIIIIIIVERSON.” The Wells Fargo Center erupted as “The Answer” took the court donning a Lou Williams jersey and Sixers cap. […]
In the early 1980s, the time of J. Moses Malone and Maurice Cheeks, one Philadelphia 76ers player stood out against the Boston Celtics. Andrew Toney, a shooting guard who could score just about any way imaginable, always dominated the Celtics, especially in the 1982 Eastern Conference Finals, where he averaged 26 points per game. Due […]
The Drexel men’s and women’s tennis teams both competed admirably at the Colonial Athletic Association Championships April 19 but fell short of their goal to bring the trophy home to Drexel. The men’s team had a very difficult first match against the University of Delaware. Due to inclement weather, the match had to be moved […]
The men and women’s tennis teams opened up their first round of play in the Colonial Athletic Association Championships April 19 in hopes of bringing the title home to Drexel. The tournament is being held on the campus of Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Va. with quarterfinals beginning April 20, followed by the semi-finals April […]
Two Drexel athletes have stood out among their peers this week and have been named Drexel University Co-Athletes of the Week. Kelli Joran of the women’s lacrosse team and Badr Ouabdelmoumen of the men’s tennis team share the honor after having some impressive weeks on the field and court, respectively. Ouabdelmoumen won two singles matches […]
Drexel University’s men’s and women’s crew teams competed admirably at the 39th annual San Diego Crew Classic held on Mission Bay March 31 and April 1. Both the men’s and women’s varsity eight boats placed fourth in their final heats, which is notable considering that new lineups were used for the first time in each […]
Drexel sophomore goalkeeper Amanda Santandrea positions herself in the net during the Dragons 18-10 victory over Saint Joseph’s University at Vidas Field Feb. 22. Santandrea played 30 minutes, posting one save and recording her second win of the season. It may not come as a huge shock that with Drexel’s women’s lacrosse team playing so […]
After dropping two games in a row, the Drexel women’s lacrosse team looked to bounce back this past week as they took on Colgate University and Mount St. Mary’s University. Following a tough Colonial Athletic Association loss to Hofstra University, the Dragons headed to upstate New York March 3 to take on the Raiders from […]
The Drexel University men’s golf team will try to improve upon a trying fall season when they kick off the spring in Wilmington, N.C. The Dragons will begin the spring golf season at the Country Club of Landfall in the University of North Carolina-Wilmington’s Seahawk Invitational Feb. 26-27. The tournament, in which Drexel competed two […]
After beating Hofstra University for their 13th straight win and 21st victory of the season, the Drexel men’s basketball team welcomed the Tribe of The College of William & Mary to the DAC on Valentine’s Day. The Dragons were able to earn their 14th straight win in a game that went down to the wire […]
Denise Dillon will have to wait at least one more game for her 144th career win, which would eventually tie her with Lil Haas as the winningest coach in Drexel women’s basketball history. “It seems like the longest year in history of trying to accomplish that,” Dillon said. Her Dragons fell 56-51 to James Madison […]
Drexel University has had a tough couple of matches against two Colonial Athletic Association foes this week, losing two matches at the CAA Duals and then falling to Army at home. The CAA Duals were held Jan. 21 in Fairfax, Va., and had the Dragons pitted against Binghamton University and Old Dominion University. “Right now […]
With all of the pressures of beginning his first season at a new school, Drexel’s early schedule is not doing new head wrestling coach Matt Azevedo any favors. Drexel wrestling will begin its new season, and the first under Azevedo, this weekend, taking on Franklin & Marshall College Nov. 12 at 7 p.m. at the […]
The Drexel women’s field hockey team huddles together during a home game on the Buckley Turf. The Dragons finished 10-9 overall and 3-5 in the CAA, as they were unable to qualify for the postseason. Measuring the success of any season can be difficult. Some say that if the team doesn’t win the final game, […]
With two games left in the regular season, Drexel field hockey looks to put consecutive losses behind them and finish out the season strong. The Dragons (10-7, 3-3 Colonial Athletic Association) have lost two in a row against very formidable opponents, and their path to the CAA Tournament does not get any easier. Last Friday, […]
Women’s soccer head coach Ray Goon didn’t doubt that Kim Chiarelli would be a good field hockey player when, after playing her four years of collegiate soccer under Goon, she decided to give field hockey a try. “Not only is she gifted athletically, but she has the level of determination that sets her apart from […]
Basketball fans rejoice. It is time to escape the reality that is the NFL’s 1-4 Philadelphia “dream team,” and there is no longer a need to feign interest in early-season hockey, and yes, it’s time to stop dabbing the tears off of your cheeks with your Phillies rally towel. The start of a brand new […]
The Drexel swim team played a role in supporting the prevention of campus violence by participating in a 5K. The run was hosted by Drexel’s Department of Public Safety The topic of security on university campuses has been highlighted a great deal recently in the wake of several on-campus tragedies across the country in the […]
Drexel University is continuing to show their commitment to athletics as the Dragons men’s and women’s squash teams are set to begin their inaugural season as National Collegiate Athletic Association Division I programs. “It is great to be able to compete at the highest level of college squash,” the team’s first head coach, and world-class […]
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