Category Archives: Sports

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Men’s Basketball season begins

By: Tim Anderson, Staff Writer and Tyler Beard, Contributing Writer

Towson’s men’s basketball team began practice this week, on Monday, Oct. 5 at SECU Arena, which kicked off the 2015-16 season.

“I really like this group,” Head Coach Pat Skerry said. “They are a talented group that is committed versus being interested. They’ve worked hard and I’m excited, but we have a lot more work to do.”

Towson has brought in four new players to the team this season, including redshirt junior forward Arnaud William Adala Moto, who sat out last season after transferring from Wake Forest.

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Women’s Cross Country: Six runners set personal bests at Invitational

By: Angelo Pellegrini, Contributing Writer

This past weekend the women’s cross country team traveled to the Paul Short Invitational in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania eager to get back into action after a few weeks of hard training.

After taking 33rd a year ago, the Tigers finished 22nd overall out of 45, with 566 points. Saint Joseph’s, Bloomsburg and Binghamton took the top three places.

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Men’s Golf: Grem leads Tigers to third place finish

By: Joseph Auble, Contributing Writer

The men’s golf team finished third at the Binghamton Fall Invitational this weekend with a total score of 293 in the final day of play on Monday. Monday’s total score was the lowest out of all the teams in the tournament and Towson’s best score of the tournament.

Leading the Tigers was Junior Jimmy Grem, finishing three-under-par (69) to finish second overall in the tournament. Grem has now finished under par in all five events this fall.

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A fight for the love of the game

By: Tyler Beard, Staff Writer

Towson senior Gavin Class is a football player who has suffered a severe injury. Most players in Class’ shoes would give up the game, but he’s not ready to step away from the field just yet.

Class suffered a heatstroke in 2013 that was almost fatal. However, a liver transplant and extensive rehab have helped Class regain his health.

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Men’s and Women’s Swimming and Diving: Tigers shine at potomac

By: Chris Wells, Contributing Writer

Towson women’s swimming and diving finished first, and the men’s team placed second, at the Potomac Relays Friday hosted by American University in the Reeves Aquatic Center in Washington, D.C.

“I think we are a much better team than how we performed today,” Head Coach Pat Mead said. “We need to be tougher and a bit more confident during our races.”

After the meet, the women’s team was initially determined to have placed second. However, after a review of the scores it was announced that with a score of 116 for Towson, and 108 for George Mason University, the women’s team won the event.

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