The UEFA European Football Championships 2012, also known as the “Euro,” have come to a close, with Spain emerging victorious. But what happened to all the teams along the way in their quest to reach the championships? In order to understand we have to look back at the first three weeks of competition in Poland [...]
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First, I’d just like to describe my first-ever assignment for The Triangle. I will always remember the day I moved into Towers at the beginning of my freshman year. After all of the hard work and heavy lifting was done, my parents and I decided to roam the campus. We walked down 33rd from Arch [...]
Yep, this is the end for your old pal Joey. The worst math student in the history of Drexel University is graduating. I was told I could write about whatever I wanted here, and because I’m graduating, the editors have to publish it. So, here is why I am convinced there is a conspiracy going [...]
I am a Dragon. There is a long, narrow corridor in the dormitory that I spent four of my high school years running up and down. About two people across, it was lined on both sides with pictures of sports teams that had represented the dorm in intramural competition as far back as 1855. Cricket, [...]
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 [...]
In 2003, the last time the Philadelphia 76ers made it to the second round of the playoffs, I nervously sat in my seat at the First Union Center, now known as the Wells Fargo Center. I was watching the Sixers take on the Detroit Pistons in some second-round action. At one point in the game, [...]
Drexel junior midfielder Kelli Joran shoots the ball from outside the offensive zone during the Dragons 18-10 defeat of St. Joseph’s University at Vidas Field Feb. 22. She had two goals and an assist. Two Drexel athletes have stood out among their peers this week and have been named Drexel University Co-Athletes of the Week. [...]
When talking about former Drexel student-athlete Carol Hyun, long-time women’s basketball coach Lillian Haas said it best, “Carol Hyun was women’s athletics at Drexel for four years.” From 1963 to 1967, Hyun played basketball, lacrosse and field hockey at the varsity level and earned a total of 12 letters in those sports. For her stellar [...]
Ten years ago a Drexel Athletics staff member named Sean Joyce had a dream. Although people continuously told him his idea had no chance and that many had failed to accomplish the same feat many times before, Joyce did not back down. Despite many drawbacks, an extremely small group of members and faulty first attempts [...]
There is a saying that is sacrosanct with all team sports. It remains true whether one is gracing the elementary schoolyard , the Lucas Oil Stadium Feb. 5 or the hallowed turf of the Vidas Athletics Complex on 42nd and Powelton. This credo states simply that “no one player is bigger than the team.” And [...]
Note: Before you read this piece, know that a baseline understanding of the Pennsylvania State University scandal is necessary, and I advise educating yourself before reading any further. “We are Penn State” are words that echo across Happy Valley. Fans travel far and wide to watch the Nittany Lions fight under the bright lights of [...]
The Drexel women’s crew varsity eight boat, pictured above, is one of many premiere athletic teams at Drexel. The men’s and women’s crew program as a whole has outperformed competitors consistently over the past three seasons, including their stronghold on the local, yet renowned, Dad Vail Regatta. ADDITIONAL REPORTING BY JULIA FISHER — ASST. SPORTS [...]
The pre-season is just that: a period before the regular season. It has almost no bearing on what will happen when wins and losses count, but when you are the self-proclaimed “dream team” of the National Football League, you tend to be under a microscope. The Eagles were anything but dreamy against the Pittsburg Steelers [...]
Senior forward Christina Mastropaolo received her second consecutive Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Year award. She finished her senior year with 14 goals. The 2010-11 Drexel athletic year was filled with ups and downs for Drexel. Through it all, many Dragons proved their worth as top athletes in their respective teams. I sat down [...]
As the July 31 Major League Baseball trade deadline approaches, it looks as though there will be many teams looking for help, and many in the same isle. In the National League East there are two teams: the Phillies and the Braves, both looking for outfielders, and preferably a right fielder that provides much needed [...]
Pittsburgh Steelers’ wide receiver Hines Ward (86) in the third quarter in Super Bowl XLV, where the Green Bay Packers beat the Pittsburgh, Steelers. 31-25. Looking back on this season of “Dancing With the Stars,” there were many questionable characters — yet of all of the contestants of the 2010-11 season, the least predictable “player” [...]
And the streak continues ¬¬¬— No. 2 seed Novak Djokovic has earned a spot in the semifinals of the French Open, and in the process, has added on to his 41 consecutive wins in the 2011 season, and 43 straight victories dating back to the 2010 Davis Cup Finals. Djokovic will face No. 3 seed, [...]
For the first time since 2007, a Canadian team will participate in the Stanley Cup Finals in the hopes of bringing the Stanley Cup back home to Canada — where it hasn’t been since 1993. As expected, the Vancouver Canucks have made the journey all the way to the Stanley Cup Finals. Before this season [...]
The National Hockey League in Winnipeg. For some reason that has a familiar ring to it — oh that’s right, Winnipeg already had a team, but because they weren’t selling tickets, they lost the team to a more promising market: Phoenix (more specifically, Glendale). Boy did that go well. Well, the franchise formally known as [...]
Now that Doug Collins’ first season as head coach is over, it is time to evaluate the season and look at what is needed to take the next step as a team. The Sixers finished 41-41 in the regular season and lost to the Miami Heat in the first round of the playoffs this spring. [...]
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