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Openly Gay Player Sets Example of Courage

May 1, 2013

This week marked a milestone for men’s professional sports. Jason Collins, veteran center for the Washington Wizards, chose...

Track Team Falls Short in WAC Tournament

Kevin Dunham, Author

February 27, 2013

Seattle University Track and Field wrapped up its indoor season this past weekend at the WAC Indoor Track and Field Championships in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Seven teams competed for the title, with University of Texas-San Antonio placing first on the men’s side and Texas State the champion on the women’s. Seattle U men finished seventh with...

Freshman Sets School Record in High Jump

Kevin Dunham, Author

February 27, 2013

Seattle University has a new name to add to its track and field record book—freshman Shaddye Melu broke the previous high jump record by jumping 1.98 meters, or 6’5”. On his next height, Melu set the record again at 6’8”, a new personal best by two inches. The jump comes in Melu’s second meet, the Husky Classic. Melu, who also competes...

Women’s Hoops Shuts Down Pioneers

Kevin Dunham, Author

February 13, 2013

It took some time for the Seattle University women’s basketball team’s motor to warm up, but once it did, a stout defense and balanced scoring led to a victory over the University of Denver Pioneers. Tip started later than usual; a moment of silence was held for late Cal-State Fullerton Assistant Coach Monica Quan and her fiancé Keith Lawrence,...

Shooting Woes Doom Men’s Hoop Team

February 7, 2013

Basketball can be a very fickle sport. Some nights, despite your best intentions, the ball just doesn’t seem to find its way...

Small & Simple Grants Bring Big Changes

Kevin Dunham, Author

January 30, 2013

Capitol Hill is about to get some long-awaited TLC. The neighborhood has recently received a number of the city of Seattle’s Small and Simple Grants. These grants offer funding to small groups for community improvement projects. Gay City Health Project was one such recipient, obtaining a $19,000 grant. This multicultural health and wellness...

Women’s Hoops Suffer First-Ever WAC Loss

Kevin Dunham, Author

January 30, 2013

The Seattle University women’s basketball team headed into this week 7-0 in WAC play. A road swing took them to Texas-San Antonio and Texas State with the chance to stretch their lead at the top of the conference over Utah State and Idaho. The first game of the week against Texas-San Antonio saw the end of the streak when the women fell 65-55,...

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Men’s Hoops Loses Nail Biter to San Antonio

January 30, 2013

The Seattle University men’s basketball team fell in another close game against University of Texas San-Antonio 78-75 Thursday...

Supersonics Drama May Be Winding Down

Kevin Dunham, Author

January 23, 2013

On October 31, 2006, the fate of the Seattle SuperSonics was effectively sealed, and the reigns of the organization were handed to an Oklahoma City investment group headed by Clay Bennett. After failing to secure funding for a new arena, the group made a $45 million settlement to pay off the remainder of the lease at KeyArena, and moved the franchise...

Women’s Basketball Continues to Dominate WAC

January 23, 2013

Another game, another W on the stat sheet. The Women’s Basketball team cruised to a 69-53 win over struggling University...

Women’s Hoops Dominates in Conference Play

January 16, 2013

After starting the season 3-6, including close losses to Pacific and Washington, the women’s basketball teams has hit their...

Men’s Basketball Falls in Overtime to New Mexico State

January 16, 2013

After fighting a tightly contested game for 50 minutes, the Seattle University Men’s basketball team fell in double overtime...

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