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Vol. LXV, No. 9
Wednesday, March 2, 2011
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LATE NOTICE: Princeton University men’s basketball senior star Dan Mavraides looks for an opening last Saturday against Columbia. After going scoreless for the first 33:45 of the contest, Mavraides poured in 14 points down the stretch to help Princeton rally to a 66-61 victory. The victory improved Princeton to 22-5 overall and 10-1 in the Ivy League and combined with Harvard’s 70-69 loss to Yale, the Tigers moved into first place a half-game ahead of the Crimson (21-5 overall, 10-2 Ivy). Princeton plays at Dartmouth on March 4, at Harvard on March 5 and at Penn on March 8.

Mavraides Comes Alive in Final Jadwin Moments; As PU Men’s Hoops Nips Columbia, Takes Ivy Lead

Bill Alden

Dan Mavraides was having a lousy Senior Night last Saturday as the Princeton University men’s basketball team hosted Columbia in its regular season home finale.

PU Women’s Hockey Swept in Playoffs; But Heartened by Progress Over Season

Bill Alden

Having won 13 of its last 15 regular season games before last weekend’s best-of-3 ECAC Hockey quarterfinal series against visiting Quinnipiac, the Princeton University women’s hockey team was looking to maintain its recent magic.

Gassaway Puts Last Year’s Frustrations Behind; Sparking PU Women’s Lax to Opening Day Win

Bill Alden

For Jaci Gassaway, her freshman season last spring with the Princeton University women’s lacrosse team turned into a series of frustrations.

PHS Boys’ Swim Team Falls Short of State Crown; But Has Talent, Experience for Return Engagement

Bill Alden

Derek Colaizzo knew that the Princeton High boys’ swimming team was in for a big test as it competed against Scotch Plains-Fanwood last Sunday in the state Public B championship meet.

Smukler, PDS Girls’ Hoops Go Down Fighting In Losing to Rutgers Prep in Prep B Title Game

Bill Alden

Janie Smukler and the second-seeded Princeton Day School girls’ basketball had their hands full as they played at No. 1 Rutgers Prep last Wednesday in the state Prep B championship contest.


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