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Vol. LXIV, No. 23
Wednesday, June 9, 2010
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(Photo Courtesy of Princeton Crew/Tom Nowak)

LEADING LIGHTS: The Princeton University men’s lightweight first varsity crew hits high gear on its way to winning the Eastern Sprints last month. This past weekend, the Tigers completed a title double for the second straight season as they won the Intercollegiate Rowing Association (IRA) national championship regatta at Cooper River in Cherry Hill. Princeton posted course-record time of 5:36.07 for the 2,000-meter lay-out as it held off Navy and Harvard to win the national crown.

PU Men’s Lightweights Peak at Right Time; Setting Course Record in Winning IRA Again

Bill Alden

When the Princeton University men’s lightweight first varsity crew lost to Harvard in its regular season finale on May 1, the defeat snapped the Tigers’ 20-race winning streak.

Senior Standout Miranda Hoped for Better as PHS Baseball Failed to Come Together

Bill Alden

Nick Miranda entered this spring with high hopes for his final season with the Princeton High baseball team.

Citing Dwindling Numbers, Injury Concerns, PDS Decides to Drop Varsity Football Program

Bill Alden

For the Princeton Day School, it became fourth down and long last week for the school’s football program and the decision has been made to punt.

PHS’s Byers Relishing Shot at Big Stage; As MJRC 8 Competes at National Regatta

Bill Alden

As a freshman in 2008, Hartman Byers briefly had a shot at making one of the Mercer Junior Rowing Club (MJRC) boats headed to that year’s USRowing Youth National Championships.

Kirsch Beats the Heat, Competition As Leading Woman in Healthcare 10k

Bill Alden

When Jennifer Kirsch woke up last Sunday morning, she could have beaten the heat by heading to the beach or spent a relaxing day with her twin daughters.

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