Tag: Sports

Gopher Greatness: Start of the Fall Sports Season

Article by Sammy Kaminsky. Making goals until you can’t stop, serving the volleyball at lightning speeds, and running faster and faster until reaching the finish line. Goucher College Fall sports are well underway, and student athletes have already begun to make their mark on the 2019 fall season.  The women’s volleyball team began their season

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Men’s Lax Earns a Royal Victory Over Scranton

Article by Mike Del Vecchio and Jackie Juarez Photo by Jackie Juarez  Goucher Men’s Lacrosse have struggled to win games within their conference in the past few years. Especially against the University of Scranton Royals. Since April 30, 2014, the Gophers had not beaten the Royals. The team’s senior class had yet to feel the

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New Sports Teams are coming to Goucher

By: Kianna Haskin In the fall of 2017, Goucher will be launching men’s and women’s golf teams. These will be the first golf teams in the history of the school’s athletics department. Hunter Brown, the women’s golf coach, has been recruiting prospective students for both teams since September. Every student recruited thus far has been

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Interview with Chris Outing

By: Will Pitts Senior Chris Outing has just completed his final season with the Goucher men’s basketball team. A four-year letter winner at James O’Neill High School, Outing was looked at by several overseas basketball teams before going to college. Outing briefly played for the army’s junior varsity basketball team before he transferred over to

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Rowdy the Gopher is revealed!

By: Samantha Cooper Editor-in-Chief The votes were counted, and Goucher College officially released the name and design of its new mascot—Rowdy the Gopher in a video released by the Goucher Athletic Department on March 30. This came the day after the school announced the retirement of the former mascot Mortimer. Rowdy’s design is a huge change

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Mortimer retires!

By: Samantha Cooper Goucher College held a retirement press conference for Mortimer the Gopher on March 29th. Earlier this year, the athletic department announced that they would be retiring Mortimer. A poll was held to determine the design and name of the new mascot, which has yet to be released. Mortimer has been the campus

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Goucher track and field strides ahead in meet

By: Will Pitts Gopher stadium came to life on Saturday for the 16th Annual Goucher Track & Field Classic. Ten schools met to take part in 21 events at Goucher’s state-of-the-art outdoor track and field facility. While nine of them came from Maryland or Washington, D.C., the lone exception was Baldwin Wallace University, a track

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