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Knickerbocker Recap: It Ain’t Over Till It’s Over Edition

Sports Editor Abby Rubel may or may not have lost her voice at the football game on Saturday, but she still manages to bring you your weekly dose of sports news. Women’s Cross Country: Columbia finished 18 out of 31 teams at the NCAA Championships this weekend, the best finish by an Ivy League team […]

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Knickerbocker Roundup: Season’s End (And Beginning) Edition

Sports Editor Abby Rubel doesn’t have to leave her nest to bring you the latest from Columbia Athletics. And you don’t have to leave your nest to read it! Women’s Cross Country: The Lions will head to Madison, Wisconsin, on Saturday for the NCAA Championships after taking first place at Regionals last weekend. They enter […]

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Barnard Fencer Anne Cebula’s Experience With “Physical Chess”

Anne Cebula, BC ’20, took bronze at her second-ever Epee Junior World Cup in February. She’ll join teammate Gianna Vierheller on Team USA at the Junior World Championships come April, but until then she’s focused on calming her nerves with the help of the Bee Gees. Although many elite fencers start their careers young, Cebula […]

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What Kind Of Athlete Are They?

So you clock a hottie while heading to Dodge (or just while walking by, if you’re me and can boast a whopping zero hours of weekly exercise). Maybe they seem physically fit, maybe they’re donning some Columbia athletic apparel – for whatever reason, you’re pretty sure they’re on some sort of sports team. The question is… which […]

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Weekend Sports Wrap: An Evening Of Missed Opportunities

Aspiring sports journalists Ross Chapman and Max Rettig bring you the latest coverage of all things basketball (and other sporting festivities). Preseason Ivy League basketball favorite Harvard fell to Dartmouth yesterday, 61-70. 2013-14 runner-up Yale only barely beat Brown, 69-65. And Columbia found itself in a position to change the Ivy landscape and assert itself […]

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Columbia Fencing Wants To Get You Hyped

Remember that time you climbed to the seventh floor of Hamilton without taking a break to pretend to look at flyers in the stairwell? And you screamed, “I am a champion!” over the Columbia rooftops? And you felt like you could beat the entire world in a running race because that’s what champions do? Apparently, the fencing […]

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Bwog Sports Monday: Lions Pull it out at Princeton

The Lions came away with a close 1-point win over Princeton on Friday night. The win was Columbia’s first win at Princeton in 20 years, the last time being on Feb. 13th, 1993. The Lions found themselves down by as much as 11 points in the first half, but the scrappy team found its way […]

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PE Madness: Semifinals & Finals

And here we are at our PE Madness Semifinals (right?). Weird took on Masturbatory as Back to Summer Camp fought Catharsis. Who came out on top? That’s what it looks like when Pilates and Fencing collide. No thanks to you guys, Bwog argued these two contentious debates out, trying to figure out which would be […]

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Bwog Sports: Hitting Gold With The Foil

As we’ve been doing lately, here’s a weekly roundup on what’s been going on around campus on the athletics side. Sports connoisseur Max Rettig reports on the fit half of Columbia below. Foil Plans Columbia sophomore Jackie Dubrovich won a gold medal in women’s foil at the Bratislava Junior World Cup this past Saturday. In […]

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Columbia Fencers Continue to Bring Glory to the US

You may know Columbia has a pretty freaking baller fencing team, with four alums and students competing at the last Olympics, but you may not know that this week they had more success in the name of America.  While you were complaining about midterms, Nzingha Prescod, CC’15, Margaret Lu, CC’16, and Nicole Ross, CC’12, were […]

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Fencing Home Meet

At 4pm today, Columbia University Fencing will be competing in their one and only home meet of the season. This is your chance to witness one of the most successful teams at Columbia out in full force. If you’ve ever had an interest in fencing, have a love for long pointy objects, or if you’ve […]

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Columbia Takes the Olympics

As you may have heard, the Columbia fencing team is pretty freaking baller.  This summer, four of our own fencers will be going to London to compete in the 2012 Olympics. James Williams, CC ’07, was an alternate in Beijing in 2008, where he was called in to help the US win silver.  He is […]

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Spotlight on Sports: Fencing

Bwog knows that “everyone” has been to a football or basketball game at Columbia, but what about some of our lesser-known sports? Premiering our new Spotlight on Sports series is fencing. How does it work? When can one shout “touché”? If you had a secret British twin, would you beat her in a duel? Expert […]

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Sports Roundup: Have You Ever Fenced with Obama?

Football: After the season-opening win over Fordham, the football team has its home opener against Central Connecticut State (12:30, Baker Field). Ivy League Offensive Player of the Week Millicent Olawale looks to continue his strong start to the year, while the defense hopes to stop Central Connecticut running back James Mallory. Students get in free […]

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Basketball Loses, Fencing Wins

 – Via Columbia University Athletics The weekend just gets worse for Columbia basketball, as men’s and women’s both lost their games against Dartmouth. The men’s team once again was unable to hold off a second-half surge, being outscored 42-22 in the second half to fall 67-53. Despite the loss, guard K.J. Matsui and forward Jason […]

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