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Vol. LXIII, No. 38
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
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BATTLE OF BRITTON: Princeton University linebacker Scott Britton bears down on a foe in 2008 action. Last Saturday, senior co-captain Britton had a team-high nine tackles but it wasn’t enough as Princeton fell 38-7 to The Citadel in its season opener.

Failing to Capitalize on Red Zone Chances, Tiger Football Gets Overrun by The Citadel

Bill Alden

Glancing quickly at the stat sheet, it would appear that the Princeton University football squad battled The Citadel to a standstill when the teams met last Saturday.

Princeton gained 347 yards of total offense, nearly matching the 381 accumulated by the Bulldogs.

Sparked by Walburn’s Penchant for Clutch Goals, 4-1 PU Men’s Soccer Showing Winning Mentality

Bill Alden

In winning its first three games this season, the Princeton University men’s soccer team had displayed a knack for taking advantage of opportunity.

The Tigers, however, took their opportunistic mentality to a new level as they hosted Fairleigh Dickinson University last Friday night in the Princeton Invitational.

Senior Defender Schwarz Taking Leading Role as PHS Boys’ Soccer Stymies the Opposition

Bill Alden

Scott Schwarz knows that it is his turn to step up as a leader of the defense on the Princeton High boys’ soccer team.

With last season’s defensive stalwarts Will Slade and Chris Bechler having graduated, senior Schwarz feels the responsibility to lead from the back.

With Co-Captain Haney Setting Serious Tone, PDS Boys’ Soccer Showing New Commitment

Bill Alden

A year ago, the Princeton Day School boys’ soccer team didn’t put up much of a fight in its 5-0 loss to the Peddie School.

Last Thursday, PDS never stopped battling in this season’s meeting with Peddie, rallying from two one-goal deficits to pull out a 2-2 tie in double overtime on the

With Copeland Triggering the Offense, Stuart Field Hockey Showing Progress

Bill Alden

Maddie Copeland stood out as the busiest player on the field for the Stuart Country Day School field hockey team as it hosted Blair Academy in its home opener last Wednesday.

Repeatedly gaining possession of the ball, the sophomore midfielder took off on a series of runs through the Blair defense.

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