Doug Fricker Senior Staff

Class of 2008


  • Commentary

    American sprinter and Olympic champion Marion Jones lied to federal investigators about her steroid use, and now she’s heading to jail. For six months! Not only does Jones’s behavior disgrace the track and field community so near to the Beijing Olympics, but the severity of her sentence must also have shocked and scared other professional athletes.

    Sports | January 21, 2008
  • Men’s Basketball Loses UAA Opener, Wins Home Tournament

    The Carnegie Mellon men’s basketball team’s University Athletic Association opener this past Saturday was no cakewalk. The Tartans traveled to the University of Rochester to play the sixth-ranked Yellowjackets. Despite hanging tough for most of the game, Carnegie Mellon fell to Rochester 64–50 to snap a three-game winning streak and move to 3–2 overall on the young season. Prior to Rochester, the ...

    Sports | December 3, 2007
  • Football wins ECAC Southwest Bowl Game

    Carnegie Mellon’s football team needed some fourth-quarter heroics en route to coming from behind and defeating the visiting Gettysburg College Bullets 21–20 in the ECAC Southwest Bowl on Saturday.

    Sports | November 19, 2007
  • Football smashes W & L in last game

    The Carnegie Mellon defense forced six Washington & Lee turnovers, and the running back tandem of seniors Robert Gimson and Travis Sivek propelled the football team to a 39–21 victory on senior day at Gesling Stadium. The Tartans finish the regular season at 6–4, courtesy of their current four-game winning streak, and now await news today of a possible ECAC bowl game.

    Sports | November 12, 2007
  • Men’s soccer season ends with 3–2 overtime loss

    The Carnegie Mellon men’s soccer team saw its season come to an end in an unfortunate fashion in the quarterfinals of the ECAC South Tournament. The Tartans hosted Frostburg State University Wednesday and lost 3–2 in overtime, as the Bobcats needed only 11 seconds of overtime to score the game-winning goal.

    Sports | November 12, 2007