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Chicago Wolves oust Grand Rapids Griffins in short, sweet overtime

By Lindsey Woods

February 20, 2012

The Wolves’ overtime against the Grand Rapids Griffins Feb. 15 ended abruptly when Wolves left winger Bill Sweatt sailed the puck past goaltender Tom McCollum for the winning goal only 18 seconds into the extra period at Allstate Arena, 6920Mannheim Road.The 4-3 win wasn’t as merry as the celebration following Sweatt’s goal, however. The Wolves let a 3-1 lead in the second period slip away, giving Grand Rapids a second p...

Blue Demons win important conference game

By Nader Ihmoud

February 13, 2012

With less than one minute remaining in the game, the crowd began celebrating the No. 22-ranked DePaul University Blue Demons’ (18-7) victory by singing “Happy Birthday” to junior guard Anna Martin Feb. 8 at McGrath-Phillips Arena, 1313 N. Sheffield Ave.Together Martin and forward Katherine Harry scored 48 of their team’s points in the 79-73 victory over the Villanova University Wildcats. Blue Demons Head Coach Doug ...

Blue Demons blows big lead, loses game

By Nader Ihmoud

February 6, 2012

The DePaul University Blue Demons have 11 wins, the most since the team’s 2007–2008 season, but that did not translate into a win Feb. 1 against St. John’s University’s Red Storm.The Demons lost 87-81 to the New York-based team after building a 12-point lead and permitting only 28 percent shooting in the first half.“[Our] defense in the first half compared to the second half [was] night and day,” said DePaul Head Coach Ol...

Pre-fight workouts set stage for UFC on FOX

By Nader Ihmoud

January 30, 2012

Rashad Evans and Phil Davis both had outside distractions brought to their attention at the Jan. 25 UFC on FOX Open Workouts at the Chicago Boxing Club, 3508 S. Halsted St., as the two prepared for their Jan. 28 UFC on FOX fight at the United Center, 1501 W. Madison St.Evans and Davis, along with other UFC fighters, met with reporters post-work-out to discuss the upcoming fights.Davis commented on Former Pennsylvania State Univer...

Evans wins now looks towards title shot

By Nader Ihmoud

January 30, 2012

Rashad Evans (17-1-1) defeated Phil Davis (9-1) by decision Jan. 28 at the United Center, 1501 W. Madison St. The light heavy weight bout lasted all five rounds but in the end the more experienced fighter was victorious.The octagon at the United Center hosted two other fights prior to the main event. Chael Sonnen (27-11-1) defeated Michael Bisping (22-4) by unanimous decision. Chris Weidman (8-0) stayed undefeated after beatin...

Second Town Hall Meeting

By Sara Mays

January 30, 2012

By: Sam Charles Managing EditorThe second town hall meeting in as many months between members of Columbia’s full- and part-time faculty, administration, staff and students was held on Jan. 27, with many of the same attendees present and themes of the initial town hall meeting last year being discussed.Taking questions from the audience were Interim Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Louise Love, Interim Associate Pro...

DePaul drops ball against ranked Georgetown

By Lindsey Woods

January 23, 2012

DePaul University dropped its fourth straight Big East matchup, falling to 10th-ranked Georgetown University, 83-75, on Jan. 17 at Allstate Arena, 6920 Mannheim Road.The Blue Demons fought from behind for the majority of the game, going into the second half down 37–31 after a last-minute 3-pointer by guard Brandon Young, who had 16 points by the end of the night.Coming out of halftime, the Demons pressured the Hoyas def...

Wolves see Stars: Chicago’s last minute goal wasn’t enough to surmount eventual 4-3 loss

By Lindsey Woods

January 23, 2012

In the last outing of a five-game home stand, the Chicago Wolves lost its second game in a row to the Texas Stars on Jan. 18.The loss came after the Wolves snapped their season-high five-game winning streak was snapped against the Lake Erie Monsters on Jan. 14. Chicago gave up a 3-1 lead in allowing four 3rd period goals by the Monsters, in a game which also marked the midway point of the season.Chicago led Texas for less ...

Maroons extend streak in sloppy fashion

By Nader Ihmoud

January 17, 2012

This season’s women of the University of Chicago Maroons basketball team won their 30th straight game on Jan. 9 at the Gerald Ratner Athletic Center against the Marian University Sabres of Fond du Lac, Wis., 63-52.The streak is currently the longest in Division III and has the Maroons ranked second in the nation, according toD3hoops.com.Maroons Head Coach Aaron Roussell said he believes his team’s streak has been possible because of the women’s tena...

Undefeated: Lane’s stock rises to 12th in state

By Nader Ihmoud

January 17, 2012

Lane Tech College Prep High School’s wrestling team’s expectations are on an exponential rise. According to Head Coach Mark Miedona, the team has been building the program and making progress every year, so the outlook comes with the territory.During the 2010–2011 state tournament, the Indians were three points away from defeating Harlem High School of Machesney Park, Ill. The victory would have guaranteed Lane Tech...

Unions join students to protest school policies

By Lisa Schulz

December 12, 2011

Last week’s town hall meeting grew out of a Dec. 6 protest at which Columbia’s part-time faculty union, P-Fac, joined forces with staff and students to demand a chance to speak to the administration. For P-Fac, it would be the first contact since contract negotiations broke off five weeks ago.Picket signs bearing President Warrick L. Carter’s photo and slogans such as “institutional continuity,” “chop from the...

Wolf pack back in Chicago

By Lindsey Woods

November 28, 2011

The Chicago Wolves came back home after a four-game winning streak to face the San Antonio Rampage on Nov. 19. Unfortunately, the home-ice tripped the team up, ending a season-high streak in a 3-4 battle against the same team that showed up the players at the season opener in Texas.Outshooting the Rampage 24-9 in the last two periods wasn’t enough to bring the Wolves back from a deficit of three unanswered goals at the end of ...

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