Doug Fricker Senior Staff

Class of 2008


  • Men’s basketball team battles Case and Emory

    The Carnegie Mellon men’s basketball team split a pair of road University Athletic Association games this past weekend against Case Western Reserve University and Emory University. The Tartans edged Case 70–68 on Friday night before falling 94–83 to Emory Sunday afternoon.

    Sports | February 5, 2007
  • The flight of the Phoenix: Destination Dallas

    Haven’t been following the National Basketball Association (NBA) this season? I don’t blame you. The first three quarters of an NBA game matter about as much as what the second man on the moon said. Throwing all this aside, two NBA teams, the Phoenix Suns and the Dallas Mavericks, are winning at such an incredible rate that they’re getting a column written about them.

    Sports | February 5, 2007
  • Men’s basketball team reaches new heights

    The Carnegie Mellon men’s basketball team pulled off a weekend sweep by defeating conference foes Emory University and Case Western Reserve University.

    On Friday, the Tartans won a thrilling game over Emory, winning 71–70 in overtime. On Sunday, the Tartans used strong free-throw shooting down the stretch to prevail 58–53 over Case.

    Sports | January 29, 2007
  • Behind the sweat: Offensive linemen

    The most underrated position in sports is that of an offensive lineman in football. Five offensive linemen make up an offensive line. These five players — two tackles, two guards, and a center — are put in a precarious position. When they succeed, someone else gets the credit, and when they fail, they take the blame.

    Sports | January 22, 2007
  • Men’s basketball team’s winning streak ends

    The Carnegie Mellon men’s basketball team had a successful winter break, winning four of five games, including home conference wins against 20th-ranked New York University and 23rd-ranked Brandeis University. The Tartans entered this past week with a 9–3 overall record and a 2–1 record in the University Athletic Association (UAA).

    Sports | January 22, 2007