Sports

Bring back the scholarship in sports scholarships

Clearly, there needs to be more oversight of the recruitment process. Coaches taking bribes is quite bad, but it’s also difficult to detect. It should be far easier to notice when those enrolled as student-athletes do not actually intend to ever play the sport.

UR Baseball continues hot streak against RIT

UR Baseball beat rival Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in a doubleheader on a chilly March Sunday. The game, originally…

For Ethington, friendships outweigh dominance

Senior guard Lena Ethington led Women’s Basketball in minutes, points, and steals. Though the team ended with a 10–15 record this season after making the Elite Eight last season, Ethington reflected on the challenges the team has faced and her experience as a player.

For Thakkar, preparation nets success

Junior Tanmay Thakkar is a key player for Men’s Tennis, often playing in the No. 3 or No. 4 spot in individual matches and in the No. 2 or No. 3 spot in doubles play. The team boasts an impressive 6–0 record, thanks in part to Thakkar.

Door shuts on basketball’s tournament run, careers of six seniors

UR Men’s Basketball team fell in the second round of the NCAA Division III tournament to Amherst College 75–67, ending the team’s season.

Kraft needs a hefty punishment

Last Friday, New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft was charged with two misdemeanor counts of solicitation of prostitution. His lawyer plead not guilty on his behalf and requested a non-jury trial.

How to get rich: Baseball edition

Want to get rich? Just follow in the footsteps of Manny Machado and become really good at baseball. An MLB…

Amerks night is an underrated gem

This past Friday was UR night for the Rochester Americans. The team, known colloquially as the Amerks, lost 1–0 to the Syracuse Crunch. The tickets were sold at discounted price for community members, and shuttle buses brought students to and from Blue Cross Arena.

Goodell dons the dunce Kaep

Colin Kaepernick did something that Tom Brady, Ezekiel Elliott, and the United States Football League all failed to do. He…

Highly-ranked squash is too often overlooked

UR has only one Division I team: squash. Currently ranked second in the nation, UR Men’s Squash has started the season 13–2.