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Articles by Amy Brownstein

The Olympics: A Love Story

I travelled to Utah this past weekend, and while there I was reminded of my wonderful yet ridiculous obsession with the Olympics, which I explored last year when I covered the 2010 Winter Olympics for TSL. My Olympic obsession began around eigth grade with the 2004 Athens Summer Olympics. I...

Should Athletes Be Held to Higher Standards?

The media often portray partying and sports as going hand in hand, a la Varsity Bues, but when athletes get Tropical Lei crazy they are looked down upon and rebuked. This article is not meant to encourage partying behavior from athletes (I’m an RA), but instead to point out and question the...

Sagehen Tennis Falters vs. Stags but Stand at 11-7 Overall

After a string of successes against highly ranked opponents, including their first ever win against Gustavus Adolphus, the Pomona-Pitzer men’s tennis team approached their match against the nationally ranked CMS Stags with confidence. It was, after all, just another SCIAC game. But in the...

Tennis: P-P Hangs Tough vs. Nation’s Top Teams

Despite an injury that sidelined former national champion, Siobhan Finicane PO ’10 and her doubles partner, Olivia Muesse PO ‘11, the Sagehens have remained in the top 10 of the ITA Division-III national rankings for the entire season. The team’s victory despite Finicane and...

Winter Olympics Update: Americans Soar on Vancouver Slopes and Ice

The Olympics have built in excitement this past week, with many of the most anticipated sports approaching the medal round. The U.S. leads in the medal count with 28, with Germany following with 24 as of Feb. 24. Both the U.S. and Germany are tied for the lead with eight gold medals. Notable...

Olympics: TSL Checks in Above The Border at the 2010 Winter Games

After the inevitable pre-Olympic drama storm, we can finally sit back to watch world-class athletes do what they do best—compete. Amidst photo-shoot scandals, weather scandals, protest scandals, and every other story line you could dream up, it is easy to forget that the Olympics and pure...

Amy Brownstein Previews the Winter Olympics and Some American Hopefuls

The Olympic Games represent not just a time for countries to unite, but also a time to recognize the accomplishments of athletes in less popular, non-mainstream sports ranging from speed skating to bobsled, biathlon to luge, and snowboarding to skeleton. The athletes who participate in these less...

P-P Volleyball Cruises Past CMS to Complete Season Sweep

By beating CMS for the second time this year, the red hot Sagehen volleyball team pushed its winning streak to five games and continued its march up the conference standings. P-P now sits at 10-8 overall, with a 6-2 conference record—good for second place behind Redlands, a team that beat...

Volleyball Freshmen Bring Talent and Passion to Help Propel Surging Squad

Though they are new to Pomona and Pitzer, the freshmen on the women’s volleyball team have contributed significantly to the team’s success so far this season. While the women might be new to the team, they feel comfortable and are all happy to be playing volleyball at the collegiate...

Senior Captains Lead Volleyball in 2009 Campaign

Twin pillars Sarah Amos PI ’10 (Outside Hitter) and Dana Kittrelle PO ’10 (Middle Hitter) captain this year’s volleyball team. Both have been playing since the ninth grade, and have developed a strong love for the game. This season, they lead a dynamic group of women that has...

Volleyball Hones Skills to Take on Conference

In order to set themselves up to compete against talent from across the country, the Sagehens needed to schedule a challenging pre-season to test their mettle before the start of conference play. And play top talent they did.Women’s volleyball began its 2009 season with tests against teams...

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