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Top Sports Features of the Year

The Hoya’s final issue of the academic year is set to hit stands in just hours, and the lead sports story is a feature on the relationship between the head lacrosse coach, Dave Urick, and his son and assistant coach, Scott. It got me thinking about some of my favorite sports features of the year. Since it’s 4 or so in the morning now, I’ll use a completely unscientific method of choosing… namely, whatever comes to my mind right now. Here we go…

Men’s Basketball
A Coach and A Player by Harlan Goode
Does it get any better than the story of our favorite coach and point guard? I don’t think so. Check out the entire basketball preview for some other excellent stories.

Big Man High by Bailey Heaps
When Roy Hibbert was in high school at Georgetown Prep, the Little Hoyas’ frontcourt consisted of Big Roy (7-foot-2), Davis Nwankwo (6-foot-9) and Aris Williams (6-foot-9). That’s a big trio for college — to say it’s enormous for high school may be an understatement.

At West Virginia, Mountaineering is a Full-Time Job by Harlan Goode
Okay, so technically it’s a column. But I find it hilarious how serious West Virginia is about the guy they dress up and give a gun (it’s a real one, apparently). Continue reading

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