Justin Hall


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Editor reflects on past, looks to future

Like Michael Jordan knocking down the game winning shot over the Utah Jazz in 1998, or Ted Williams hitting a home run in his final at bat in 1960, I am writing my last column as an Eagle staff writer, going out on top after witnessing arguably one of the best four year stretches in AU sports history.

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Fresh start doesn't help the Nationals

The chirping birds, the popping leaves and the warming air mean only one thing: spring has returned and the Major League Baseball season has begun. For most fans across the country, this is a time of hope and optimism, to cheer on their teams as they begin a push towards the ultimate prize of a World Series championship.

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Eagles fall to Retrievers

Five AU women's lacrosse players had multiple goal efforts, but it was not enough to prevent the team from suffering its third-consecutive defeat, falling to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County Retrievers 11-10 Wednesday afternoon. The loss drops AU's overall record to 2-11 and 1-4 in the Patriot League.

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Women's lacrosse falls to Midshipmen

A three-goal, second-half rally could not save the AU women's lacrosse team as they fell 8-6 to the U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen Wednesday afternoon. The loss dropped the Eagles' record to 1-4 in Patriot League play and 2-9 overall on the season. The game started well for the Eagles, as junior midfielder Amanda Makoid scored less than five minutes into the match to give AU a quick 1-0 lead.

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AU lacrosse triumphs over rival Lafayette

Junior midfielder Amanda Makoid's hat-trick, along with multi-goal efforts by four other Eagles, helped the AU women's lacrosse team capture a 12-11 victory over Lafayette College Saturday afternoon. The win was the first in Patriot League play for the Eagles, who improve to 1-3 in league play and 2-8 overall on the season.

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WBC: Classic or clunker?

The warming weather, the budding flowers and the chirping birds can only mean one thing: its time for baseball. Every year, millions of fans across the country, myself included, look forward to this time as the point in the year when the ground thaws, the days grow longer and the crack of a wooden bat against cowhide ball fills the air.

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AU starts strong, fades fast

PHILADELPHIA - For 20 minutes, the proverbial clock seemed stuck at 11:59, keeping the Cinderella dream alive for the AU Eagles in their bid to defeat the Villanova University Wildcats Thursday night. Yet, as the final buzzer sounded, that clock finally struck midnight, ending the dream of a historic upset on the way to a 80-67 loss in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

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Breaking down AU v. Nova

As our men's basketball team takes on the Villanova University Wildcats tonight in the first round of the NCAA tournament, I thought it would be fair to check out the comparisons between the two teams. Yeah, they might have a better seed and are essentially playing on their home court.

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Eagles start strong, fade fast in loss to Villanova

March 20 » For 20 minutes, the proverbial clock seemed stuck at 11:59, keeping the Cinderella dream alive for the AU Eagles in their bid to defeat the Villanova University Wildcats Thursday night. Yet, as the final buzzer sounded, that clock finally struck midnight, ending the dream of a historic upset on the way to a 80-67 loss in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

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