Doug Fricker Senior Staff
Track teams start season
The Carnegie Mellon men’s and women’s track and field teams kicked off their indoor season with an unscored meet against Denison University and Kenyon College in Granville, Ohio, last Saturday.
Men’s teamSports | January 22, 2007
Gators look to defend title in 2006–07 college basketball season
College basketball is back and it’s picking up where it left off last April. Now almost a month into the season, the stage has been set for an exciting few months leading up to the madness in March known as the College Basketball Tournament.
Here’s your brief guide to the game’s top teams, top players, and the big stories to monitor throughout the season.Sports | December 4, 2006
Tartan men’s basketball falls to Rochester 60–51
The Carnegie Mellon men’s basketball team lost 60–51 to the University of Rochester Yellowjackets on Saturday in the University Athletic Association (UAA) opener for both teams. Rochester (5–1, 1–0) won the UAA title two years ago by defeating Carnegie Mellon (3–2, 0–1) on the final day of the regular season, but last year Carnegie Mellon returned the favor, winning that game to wrap up the UAA ti...Sports | December 4, 2006
Men’s basketball collects two victories
The men’s basketball team opened its season this past weekend at the West Penn Classic, collecting victories over Washington & Jefferson College 77–66 late Friday night and Grove City College 70–52 on Saturday.
The Tartans traveled to W&J Friday. Neither team could gain a substantial lead throughout the game, with the Tartans up 36–34 at halftime.Sports | November 20, 2006
First-ever ‘Sports Elections’
In lieu of the “real” elections this past Tuesday, the sports experts at The Tartan came up with the idea of the first-ever “Sports Elections.” Would you like to see Lance Armstrong as your commander-in-chief, or possibly Troy Polamalu stepping in to replace Donald Rumsfeld, our ex-secretary of defense?Sports | November 13, 2006