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Vol. LXV, No. 46
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
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(Photo by Frank Wojciechowski)

HAWK ATTACK: Princeton University men’s basketball star Ian Hummer gets pressured by two Wagner College defenders in action last Saturday night. Junior forward Hummer chipped in a game-high 19 points and nine rebounds but it wasn’t enough as Princeton fell 73-57 to the Seahawks in the season opener for both teams. The Tigers will look to get on the winning track when they play at N.C. State on November 16 before hosting Buffalo on November 19 and Elon on November 22.

Debut of Henderson Era Proves Disappointing As Princeton Men’s Hoops Loses to Wagner

Bill Alden

It was a moment that former Princeton University men’s basketball star Mitch Henderson had been looking forward to for a while.

Rasheed Makes Happy Return From Knee Injury; Leading PU Women’s Hoops to Victory in Opener

Bill Alden

There is a large scar on her right knee but there was an even bigger grin on Niveen Rasheed’s face last Friday night.

Princeton Field Hockey Fights to Final Whistle; Falling to UConn in NCAAs to End Special Run

Bill Alden

There was no time left in regulation and the Princeton University field hockey team had no chance of winning as they trailed No. 4 Connecticut 3-1 last Saturday in the opening round of the NCAA tournament.

Sparked by Bechler’s Endurance, Throwing Skill, PHS Boys’ Soccer Wins Sectional, MCT Crowns

Bill Alden

On a Princeton High boys’ soccer team that features a number of players with dazzling ball skills, Scott Bechler brings something different to the table.

PHS Football Shows Toughness to the End; Battling Hard in Consolation Loss to Ocean

Bill Alden


When the Princeton High football team fell behind Ocean Township 14-0 last Saturday in an NJSIAA consolation contest, it would have been easy for PHS to go quietly into the off season.

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