By EMILY BERMAN What makes a sports team “young”? Only one senior? Young. No juniors and three sophomores? Very young. Seven freshman? Very, very young. “We’re basically a brand-new team,” said third-year head coach Melissa Batie-Smoose, as her collection of mostly new players shuffled around the gym during warm-ups. “Of […]
By SCOTT CHIUSANO This fall, there will be a new varsity team testing the waters at Cornell. The women’s sailing team...
By BEN SHATZMAN On Tuesday I wrote up my predictions for the teams that would come out on top of the American League....
By CHRIS MILLS James Durham Few’s baptism onto the gridiron came at five days young. Born into a football family —...
BY LISA AWAITEY The Cornell Field Hockey team is back and gearing up for another season. Last year marked the graduation of several key players, but the Red still hopes for a strong campaign as it pushes for the Ivy League title and a spot in the NCAA tournament. Cornell’s […]Read more ›
BY EMILY BERMAN AND LISA AWAITEY Welcome to the first Around the Gorge of the semester. They called, so we answered … not that we were desperately waiting by the phone or anything. This issue, we’ll be discussing a very, very small selection of all the mildly sporty things that […]Read more ›
By ARIEL COOPER She ran into fifth place at her first tri-meet and narrowly missed a spot on the All-Ivy Second Team after a 15th place finish at her first Heps. She was named Most Valuable Freshman and chosen to represent Team USA at the Bupa Great Edinburgh Cross Country Challenge […]Read more ›
BY JOHN ZAKOUR It is late August, so that means that the the U.S. Open, tennis’ only domestic major tournament, is gearing up. If you are like many casual fans, it might be hard to appreciate the guys who aren’t named Federer or Nadal. So I have put together a […]Read more ›
By SCOTT CHIUSANO When senior pitcher Brent Jones stepped on the mound against Princeton last April, there were more than 50 sets of eyes focused solely on his 6’3” frame. Major league scouts from across the country had come to see Jones for what would end up being his last […]Read more ›
By JOHN MCGRORTY The Cornell Swimming and Diving team has named Patrick Gallagher and Wes Newman as Associate Head Coaches for the program. Coming off a tremendous 2014-2014 racing campaign, Gallagher and Newman will look to bolster the squad’s success in the conference with their leadership and expertise. Cornell enters […]Read more ›