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Polizzi goes for the ball in an April 2 game against the Delco Gaels. PHOTO COURTESY OF PAT POLIZZI ’22

Gaelic Football starts spring season 4-0 through first tournament

AnnE Potter April 12, 2022

St. Joe’s Gaelic Club football team kicked off its spring season tournament this month for the first time since the covid-19 pandemic hit.  Gaelic football, a mixture of handball, rugby and...


Looking forward to the Fightin’ Phils

AnnE Potter April 5, 2022

The Phillies offense is strong, but will defense hold its own? The Phillies have set themselves up for success entering the 2022 season. Having had their first winning record in a decade in the 2021...


Victory at last

AnnE Potter March 2, 2022

USWNT Settles lawsuit achieving equal pay moving forward Feb. 23, 2022 marks a historic day not only in women’s soccer, but for representation and equality within women’s sports. The United States...

The team dropped its first game of the season to nationally-ranked University of Maryland on Feb. 12. PHOTOS: KELLY SHANNON ’24/THE HAWK

Playing for the win: Women’s lacrosse starts their season

AnnE Potter February 15, 2022

The St. Joe’s women’s lacrosse season is underway, and the players are hungry for a title once again. Entering the 2022 season, team chemistry is going to be a key factor in bringing the Hawks...


Saying goodbye to the G.O.A.T

AnnE Potter February 9, 2022

An examination of Tom Brady’s legacy from a Birds fan When I think about Tom Brady, the first thoughts that come to mind are what an amazing quarterback he is and how much it just simply isn’t...

A league of her own; Being a woman in sports media is not easy, but who says we can’t do it?

AnnE Potter February 2, 2022

The fight for gender equality within sports media and journalism has seen some success, yet true equality still does not exist in the field. Being a woman in sports journalism is not easy. The intimidation...

AnnE Potter ’25 doing goat yoga at Hellerick’s Family Farm. PHOTO: ANNE POTTER ’25/THE HAWK

Guess ‘hooves’ doing yoga?

AnnE Potter November 16, 2021

Student tries out goat yoga for the first time As the goat climbed onto my back in the middle of a downward dog yoga pose, I remembered what the instructor, Donna Pastorok, told us before the class started:...


Is the Simmons saga ever going to end?

AnnE Potter October 26, 2021

Simmons and fans hope solution emerges in near future The Ben Simmons saga continues as the drama surrounding him escalates more and more as the days go by.  At his second practice back as a Sixer, after...

Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni walks off the field following their preseason contest against the Pittsburg Steelers. PHOTO: MITCHELL SHIELDS 22/THE HAWK

Eagles fans: are you concerned? ; Even in Week 2 loss, there is room for optimism

AnnE Potter September 21, 2021

The Eagles had a bit of a reality check after their 32-6 Week 1 win against the Atlanta Falcons. After their Week 2 home opener against the San Francisco 49ers, there are many issues that need to be sorted...


This weekend’s St. Joe’s athletics schedule (Sept. 17 – Sept. 20)

AnnE Potter September 14, 2021

Friday, Sept. 17 Womens: 5:30 p.m. Mens: 6:15 p.m. Men & Women’s Cross Country at the Moravian Invitational Bicentennial Park, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania St. Joe’s men’s and women’s cross country...

Jalen Hurts is entering his second season as the starting quarterback for the Eagles.

New birds in the nest

AnnE Potter September 8, 2021

The Eagles have transitioned into yet another era of rebuilding. They cleaned house by firing Doug Pederson and trading Carson Wentz. Heading into this season, the national media have not been very optimistic...

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