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Below are writing samples from The (Towson University) Towerlight and Capitals Outsider. 

January 28, 2015

Traveling to Orlando, Fla. isn’t an unusual experience for an ECHL player. But for Garrett Haar, the trip to Amway Center for his first All-Star Classic was anything but a normal game.

 

Jan. 21’s tilt of the ECHL All-Stars against the Orlando Solar Bears was the first a...

April 5, 2013

Towson Athletics announced Thursday afternoon that Niki Geckeler will be the new women’s basketball Head Coach. Geckeler previously held the same position at Howard University in Washington, D.C. for the past five years.

 

With Howard, Geckeler led the Bison to back-to-b...

April 4, 2013

The Washington Capitals have a history of anti-climactic trade deadlines.

 

But this year was different for all the wrong reasons.

 

At the 2013 deadline, Washington traded Swedish prospect Filip Forsberg to the Nashville Predators for forwards Martin Erat and Michael Latt...

March 11, 2013

At 11:30 a.m. Friday, freshman goalkeeper Felix Petermann found out the men’s soccer and baseball programs were being cut. Not through an official notice, but via Facebook.

 

“One of my teammates posted something like ‘RIP men’s soccer’ and then I checked my email and sa...

March 6, 2013

The Southeast division has a reputation of being the weakest division. This season it’s especially bad.

 

But why? It certainly isn’t because of scoring.

 

The Southeast has the current goal-scoring leader in Steven Stamkos from the Tampa Bay Lightning, who is also the sec...

March 4, 2013

Towson’s women’s swimming and diving team avenged last season’s disappointing second place finish by re-capturing the Colonial Athletic Association Championship at this past week’s meet.

 

The women narrowly edged James Madison with a 783.5 to the Dukes’ 735.5 final scor...

February 28, 2013

The Chicago Blackhawks are the NHL right now.

 

They are killing the competition with a dominant 35 points and the next highest scoring team is Anaheim with 29 points.

 

This is also the team that, over the weekend, set a new NHL record for the number of games a team start...

February 14, 2013

While on the East Coast, the Western Conference teams are often forgotten, but right now, they are tearing up the National Hockey League.

 

Chicago has yet to lose a game in regulation and is 7-0-3 in their last 10 games. With 23 points, they are leading the league and d...

January 10, 2013

There were 20 seconds left in the third period of the gold medal game of the 2013 World Junior Championships. Team USA was leading Team Sweden 2-1 when USA forward J.T. Miller intercepted a Swedish pass.

 

Miller sent the puck to an already breaking Vince Trocheck who ef...

January 6, 2013

Saturday morning’s gold medal game between USA and Sweden featured three Washington Capitals prospects: Riley Barber for the United States, and defenseman Christian Djoos and team captain forward Filip Forsberg for Sweden. (USA won, 3-1!)

 

But this isn’t the first time...

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