Featured above are former sports editor Alex Falk (left), co-sports editor Julia Fisher (center), and co-sports editor John Chagaris (right). The trio spent many late production nights at the Triangle office. What does writing for The Triangle mean to me? Well, let’s go back a few years. As a teen entering college, one of my [...]
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Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid on the sideline during the second half of their game against the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field There is more to life than sports and much more to sports than winning. In today’s society, it seems as though some individuals ignore this concept. Friends from opposing teams break out [...]
Baker has graced Philadelphia sports for over four decades. His commitment to athletics has earned him a spot in the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame. Stepping up to the plate is Dan Baker — star public address announcer, Big Five Hall of Famer and soon-to-be Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame inductee. As the longest-tenured PA [...]
One of Drexel’s very own will represent the great red, white and blue in the 2012 Olympics in London. Rowing alumnus Stephen Kasprzyk (class of 2005), along with the United States men’s eight boat, surpassed New Zealand and France during the Olympic qualifiers to earn a spot in the games. In order to secure a [...]
This article is dedicated to the ever-inspiring head coach (emeritus) of the University of Tennessee women’s basketball program, Pat Summitt. Some of you may be wondering why I am writing about a coach from Tennessee. She is nowhere near Philadelphia on the map, but in our hearts she couldn’t get any closer. Summitt encompasses what [...]
Even the best fall down sometimes. This was recently true for Spanish tennis player Rafael Nadal, who suffered an excruciating 6-7 (9), 6-4, 6-4, 2-6, 6-4 upset in the second round of Wimbledon against Czechoslovakian player Lukas Rosol. With this loss comes mind-blowing statistics, beginning with the fact that this is the first time in [...]
The Drexel University women’s basketball team just welcomed a familiar face to the newly vacant assistant coach position. After four years as the team’s coordinator of basketball operations, head coach Denise Dillon and her squad announced that Stacy McCullough will fill that spot, effective immediately. McCullough succeeds James Clark, who contributed as an assistant coach [...]
In the middle of an extremely disheartening season for the Phillies, it appears as though star shortstop Jimmy Rollins’ baby girl couldn’t have come at a more inconvenient time. Rollins’ wife, Johari, gave birth to their first child, Camryn Drew Rollins, on the eve of the Phillies’ game against the Washington Nationals May 21. Typically, [...]
After defeating Penn State University in the semifinals of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament, the Dragons earned themselves a spot in the championship game against the top-ranked team in the nation, the undefeated University of Massachusetts. Unfortunately, this was where Drexel’s journey came to an end, as the Minutemen outscored the Dragons 18-12 May 5 [...]
In a do-or-die three-game season finale against the University of Delaware, the Drexel University softball team fell just short of making the Colonial Athletic Association postseason tournament. “It was disappointing that we did not make the tournament,” head softball coach Kim Camara said. “But I am proud of the way the team played all year. [...]
Though the Drexel University men’s lacrosse team has experienced its ups and downs, the Dragons completely annihilated Towson University 13-5 April 21 in the final Colonial Athletic Association match of the regular season to earn a spot in postseason play. It was neck-and-neck early in the contest, with Drexel leading 2-1 at the end of [...]
During the final stretch of the Drexel University men’s lacrosse 2011-12 season, the Dragons found themselves losing games by an extremely small margin. During their April 14 contest against the University of Massachusetts Minutemen, who were tied for No. 1 in the nation, the Dragons (5-7, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association) fell just short in the [...]
Drexel men’s lacrosse senior midfielder Kyler Bergman cradles the ball in the pocket of his stick as he carries it up the field during the dragons 9-14 loss at Villanova University Feb. 28. Bergman scored one goal and had four assists, amassing five points on the night. The Drexel University men’s lacrosse team suffered its [...]
After an outstanding display of hard work and dedication, the Drexel University women’s basketball 2011-12 season came to a heartbreaking end when the Dragons fell to Syracuse University 65-43 in the second round of the Women’s National Invitation tournament March 19. Due to Syracuse’s outstanding rebounding efforts, with 58 boards compared to Drexel’s 33, the [...]
As the Drexel women’s basketball season comes to a close, so do the collegiate careers of four seniors: Kamile Nacickaite, Tyler Hale, Marisa Crane and Ayana Lee. Over the course of their tenure at Drexel, these four talented women made their mark on the court. Starting with the dominating guard, Nacickaite has earned her fair [...]
Freshman midfielder Ryan Belka gets ready to make a play against No. 8 Villanova University. The Dragons lost to Villanova 9-14 but beat Albany 13-8. The Drexel men’s lacrosse team has faced a strong lineup of competitors to start the season. After falling to the No. 1 University of Virginia in their opener, the Dragons [...]
This week was filled with heartbreak and thrill for the Drexel women’s basketball team. Three seconds separated the team from winning their hard-fought battle against the University of Delaware, the top team in the Colonial Athletic Association. With just 2.3 seconds left in the second half, Delaware star Elena Delle Donne found the net to [...]
After a long winter, the Drexel men’s lacrosse team gears up for its first game of the year against the University of Virginia. For the seniors on the team, this is their last chance to pull out a big season. As veteran goaltender Mark Manos enters his final year, he hopes to leave Drexel on [...]
It’s that time of year again where we are between seasons — snowy bleachers on a sunny day, warm temperatures with a heavy breeze — you don’t know whether to wear a winter coat or a T-shirt. The one thing you do know is that it’s lacrosse season, and no matter what the weather, the [...]
Drexel fought a tough battle against Hofstra University and George Mason University but unfortunately fell to both teams in back-to-back games. The disappointing results began in their contest against Hofstra at the Daskalakis Athletic Center Jan. 29, where they fell to the Pride 68-61 due to a second-half scoring surge. The contest started out neck-in-neck. [...]
- Univ. ends students’ housing contracts June 7, 2013
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- Dillon signs extension through 2020 June 7, 2013
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- How to save the USPS February 1, 2013
- University responds to tuition dispute January 13, 2012
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