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Heading South for Annual Spring Break Jaunt, PU Baseball Sees Trip as Rehearsal for Ivy Play

Although the Princeton University baseball team dropped three of four games at Stetson earlier this month in its second weekend of action this season, Scott Bradley drew a lot of…

Winter Review: PDS Boys’ Hoops Star Reed, PHS Girl Swimmers Get Nod as Town Topics’ Leading Winter Performers

Last winter, Davon Reed had to deal with a lot of hoopla as the Princeton Day School boys’ basketball star was the object of an intense recruiting battle among several…

Showing Special Resilience, Upbeat Mentality, PHS Girls’ Hockey Endured Tough Campaign

Even though the Princeton High girls’ hockey team went winless this winter, Christian Herzog saw a special toughness in his players. “We were like the Joe Pesci character (Nicky Santoro)…

PDS Girls’ Ice Hockey On the Upswing, Aiming to Become a Force in WIHLMA

Even though the Princeton Day School girls’ hockey team won 10 games for the second straight season, Lorna Gifis Cook believes her squad made progress this winter. “Overall, I was…

Displaying the Resolve That Exemplifies Senior Group, Polansky Helps PU Women’s Hoops to 4th Ivy Crown

  In one respect, Lauren Polansky has experienced an agonizing winter in her final season with the Princeton University women’s basketball team. The gritty point guard and two-time Ivy League…

Failing to Capitalize on Scoring Opportunities, PU Men’s Hockey Falls to Cornell in Playoffs

Rob Kleebaum and his teammates on the Princeton University men’s hockey team worked hard to earn home ice for the opening round of the ECAC Hockey playoffs. “I thought our…

PU Women’s Lax Tops Brown in Ivy Opener As McMunn Becomes More Goal-Oriented

As a freshman on the Princeton University women’s lacrosse team last spring, Erin McMunn utilized her passing skills to make an immediate impact. The attacker passed for a team-high 30…

With Frosh Ambler Making Immediate Impact, Tiger Men’s Lax Featuring High-Octane Offense

Even though the Princeton University men’s lacrosse team trailed Villanova 10-8 heading into the fourth quarter last week, Ryan Ambler and his Tiger teammates weren’t feeling any sense of panic.…

Doomed by Uncharacteristic Defensive Lapses, Tiger Men’s Basketball Knocked Out of Ivy Race

Coming into last weekend, the Princeton University men’s basketball team controlled its own destiny. Sitting in first place in the Ivy League standings with a one-game edge on second-place Harvard…

Getting on Same Page With New Coaching Staff, Princeton Softball Produces Encouraging 6-3 Start

Lisa Sweeney had a good feeling about her Princeton University softball team before it even played a game this spring. “We went into the first weekend with confidence,” said first-year…