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    It must be a sign

    Paul Thiergartner is hearing impaired. Thanks to a G.W. lacrosse teammate who knows sign language, he’s fitting right in with the Eagles.

    What are the odds?


    Winter winners close book on basketball season

    We’ve officially entered the third week of March, and wouldn’t you know it: there’s still snow covering lawns and car windshields throughout the Delaware Valley. While everybody is impatiently waiting for spring to arrive, the (hopeful) final snowstorm of the year is a perfect time to take a final look back on an action-packed basketball season in the Northeast.


    Central basketball clips Washington’s wings

    Last season, in his first as George Washington’s boys basketball coach, John Creighton got the Eagles to the playoffs before suffering a first-round exit. This year, he got them back there again, only this time, G.W. knocked off Olney on the road in the first round, advancing to play the imposing Lancers of Central in Tuesday’s Class AAAA semifinals.


    What postseason inexperience? Juniors power G.W. past Olney

    George Washington’s junior basketball class had never played in a Public League playoff game prior to Thursday. The postseason newcomers sure had a funny way of showing it.


    New look G.W. finds success with depth, balance

    After losing his top two scorers from a season ago, John Creighton knows sometimes it’s just as opportune to be lucky as it is good. 


    Hoop Dreams

    Thanksgiving brought us brutally stinging cold temperatures, while the early throes of December dumped something we haven’t seen in awhile across the Philadelphia region: ample snowfall.


    Fly like an Eagle

    — Kendale Truitt is finally realizing what it takes to be a leader for the G.W. hoops team and younger brother, Devante.