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Vol. LXII, No. 4
Wednesday, January 23, 2008
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FRESH PERSPECTIVE: Princeton University junior squash player Scott Callahan is happy to be back with the program. After spending a year in the working world, Callahan, a Princeton High alum, has gotten off to a 4-0 start for the Tigers.

With Perspective From Varied Experiences, Callahan Bringing Maturity to PU Men’s Squash

Bill Alden

For many years, Scott Callahan seemed destined to end up as a two-sport athlete at the college level.

Growing up in Princeton, Callahan joined the Princeton Soccer Association (PSA) as a youngster and ended up as a star for in its travel team program.

Tiger Men’s Hockey on Historic Streak, Hopes Exam Break Doesn’t Hurt Rhythm

Bill Alden

It looked like the Princeton University men’s hockey team was on its way to a nailbiter early in the second period of its recent clash at Brown.

Princeton surrendered a goal 11 seconds into the second period of the January 12 contest to see a 2-0 lead cut in half.

But then the Tigers erupted for three goals in a four-minute span to break open the game on the way to a 6-2 win.

With Goeke Thriving in Leading Role PHS Boys’ Hockey on the Right Track

Bill Alden

In his first two seasons with the Princeton High boys’ hockey team, Jeff Goeke played a supporting role.

The gritty forward worked hard to break into a lineup stocked with veteran stars who led PHS to plenty of wins and a Mercer County Tournament title.

Reilly Setting an Example of Intensity as PHS Girls’ Hoops Shows No Quit

Bill Alden

Meg Reilly and her teammates on the Princeton High girls’ basketball team knew they were in for a tongue-lashing last week as visiting Allentown rolled to an early lead.

Coming into the January 15 contest with a 0-10 record, PHS didn’t score a point in the first quarter and trailed 21-0 with 4:49 left in the half.

Auriemma Starting to Find the Range as Hun Boys’ Hoops Seeks a Rhythm

Bill Alden

Mike Auriemma was a bit of a marked man when he joined the Hun School boys’ basketball team this winter.

As the son of legendary Connecticut women’s basketball coach Geno Auriemma and an All-State performer for East Catholic High in Manchester, the post-graduate guard couldn’t fly under the radar.

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