The Towerlight hops through time with this year’s top news, arts & life and sports stories.
By: Tyler Beard, Staff Writer
Just three days after advancing past High Point in Towson’s first NCAA tournament win since 2003, it had the tough task of traveling to face the first-seed Notre Dame Irish in South Bend, Indiana on Saturday.
Despite the Tigers holding a 6-2 lead in the first half, the Irish’s late run in the second half helped knock the Tigers out in the first round of the NCAA Tournament with a 12-10 win.
By: Jordan Cope, Staff Writer
What is it that the NBA, NFL and NHL all have in common that keep teams competitive year in and year out?
The answer is a salary cap.
By: Payam Agha-Ghassem, Staff Writer
The Towson Tigers headed into the Colonial Athletic Association tournament having won 24 of their last 29 games. However, their season ended on Thursday as they fell to the Elon Phoenix 8-6 in an elimination game. The Tigers dropped the first game of the tournament against the James Madison Dukes on Wednesday 3-2.
In the loss against the third-seeded Phoenix (31-22, 11-10 CAA), the fourth-seeded Tigers (35-22, 10-11 CAA) took a 3-0 lead in the first inning after a two-run double from sophomore infielder Holiday Cahill and an RBI single from senior pitcher Missy McCormick.
By: Matt Hamilton, Senior Writer
Caitlin Adams, a member of Towson’s cross country team, is preparing to run 305 miles across the state of Maryland. She’s running to raise money for Limbs for Life, an organization that provides prosthetics to those in need. She is fundraising for the run via her website, www.runacrossmaryland.com. This is the fourth installment of a series on Caitlin’s preparation for the run, which begins May 23.
By: Tyler Young, Staff Writer
The Tigers (15-33-2 overall, 8-13 CAA) lost two non-conference games to the UMBC Retrievers and Maryland Terrapins earlier this week, before a bye weekend.
Tuesday, Towson fell to UMBC by a score of 16-5 at Alumni Field in Baltimore. It is the second time the two teams have played this season. Towson has lost both encounters by a combined score of 28-5.
By: Tyler Beard, Staff Writer
Towson overcame an early 5-0 deficit to beat High Point, 10-8, in the NCAA First Four game Wednesday night at Johnny Unitas Stadium.
The win moves the Tigers into a matchup with the first-seeded Notre Dame Irish (10-2) on Saturday in South Bend, Indiana.
The Tigers (12-5) had seven different players score goals in the game against the Panthers (10-7).
“High Point put us against the wall early, which is a huge testament to them,” Head Coach Shawn Nadelen said. “We had to dig deep and string things together and I couldn’t be more proud of our team and the heart that we have.” Continue reading
By: Annie Sragner, Associate Arts & Life Editor
Imagine you are in grade school with a teacher renown for giving detention to all students with freckles. Some rumors say this teacher once had a bad experience with a kid with freckles. He thinks that freckles are a sign of evil and he refuses to teach any spotted student.
By: Carley Milligan, Editor-in-Chief
This time last year I can remember preparing to take over the role of Arts and Life Editor after my good friend and colleague Daryllee Hale decided to step down from her position.
At the time, I was terrified.
By: Hailey Miller, Contributing Writer
Towson University’s Dance Department has continued to break the mold of what many usually expect from a dance performance. The dancers and choreographers have continued to shift their style and artistry to stay in touch with the ever-evolving art world.
Their spring performance, “Interludes,” debuted this past Friday, May 1, where not only is there a ballet repertory piece performed in tie dye, but there are also multiple comedic acts featuring a variety of props.