Doug Fricker Senior Staff

Class of 2008


  • Volleyball destroys competition on home court

    The Carnegie Mellon women’s volleyball team played its final regular-season home games this past weekend as it hosted the six-team Carnegie Mellon Invitational in Wiegand Gymnasium in the University Center. The Tartans won all three matches over the two-day tournament to improve their record to 12–9 on the season.

    Sports | October 9, 2006
  • Stop blaming coaches for teams’ failures

    Fans are spectators for a reason, yet they aren’t content with just watching their favorite teams. Oh no, they feel the need to control and be a part of their teams’ management. Did your team lose last week? Guess you should create a website demanding that the coach be fired. Not liking the way your team is playing? Print T-shirts calling for the front office to be fired, or pay money to fly banne...

    Sports | October 9, 2006
  • Terrell Owens saga

    Did you hear the news? Terrell Owens “accidentally overdosed” on painkillers! Owens — the controversial wide receiver for the Dallas Cowboys — is considered one of most talented players in the game of football; unfortunately, he’s also known for his infamous antics on and off the field.

    Sports | October 2, 2006
  • Men’s soccer team shuts out Chicago

    The Tartan men’s soccer team opened University Athletic Association (UAA) play on Saturday, coming up with a huge victory by defeating the University of Chicago Maroons 1–0. The win, coupled with their 4–1 victory Tuesday over Marietta College, leaves them at 7–2 (1–0 in the UAA) on the season.

    Sports | October 2, 2006
  • Tartan football thrashes Franklin & Marshall

    When Franklin & Marshall College (F&M) gained momentum late in the first half — heading into halftime trailing by only a touchdown — the Tartans knew they needed a strong second half to improve to 4–0. Carnegie Mellon got just that, shutting the Diplomats out in the final 30 minutes on the way to pulling away with a 34–14 victory on Saturday afternoon at Gesling Stadium.

    Sports | September 25, 2006