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Women’s Basketball: Knights pick up road win over Macalester

Despite a couple late scares from host Macalester College, the Carleton College women’s basketball team stayed calm and collected down the stretch, earning a 61-53 road victory. Using a balanced scoring attack, the Knights earned their first road victory since Dec. 9. Macalester (1-20, 0-16 MIAC) scored the game’s first…

Editorial: Remembering the life of Kobe Bryant

Of the extrinsic value of human life, American sports and civil rights hero Jackie Robinson said, “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” Of course, Jackie’s impact on American culture is cannot be overstated; Robinson became the first non-white athlete to compete in…

Hanson talks hoops: interview with Carleton Basketball captain

Kent Hanson ’20 is a Senior Captain of Carleton Men’s Basketball, two-time all conference, and 2019 all-region player. Already a decorated Knight, Hanson is playing some of the finest basketball of his career, leading the Knights in points per game (19.3) and rebounds (8.7). Viewpoint editor Nicole Collins caught up…

Carleton Men’s Basketball pulls away from St. Olaf for 82-74 win

Kent Hanson (Sr./St. Paul, Minn./St. Paul Academy) and Alex Battist (So./Maple Grove, Minn./Maple Grove) both posted double-doubles as the Carleton College men’s basketball team secured an 82-74 victory at crosstown rival St. Olaf College. This victory means the “Goat Trophy” will be in play when the teams meet again on…

Men’s Diving looks forward to building program in 2020 season

Phil Donnelly ’22 stands calmly on the edge of the three-meter diving board, his heels barely dangling off the edge. He wiggles the fingers on his right hand. Then, all at once, he launches backwards into one and a half airborne somersaults with a half twist. That’s a “back and…

Tammy Metcalf-Filzen returns as Women’s Basketball Head Coach

This season the athletic department welcomed a familiar face back to the women’s basketball program. Tammy Metcalf-Filzen, who was head coach of the women’s basketball team at Carleton from 1997 to 2010, returned as head coach after serving as interim head coach in 2018-19 and is leading the knights through…

Men’s and Women’s Basketball look sharp, open season with W’s

The 2018-2019 season was not a kind one to Carleton Basketball. Both Men’s and Women’s Basketball were put through trials and tribulations perhaps unprecedented in both programs’ respective histories. After winning three of their first four, Carleton Women’s Basketball dropped a whopping 21 straight contests, finishing with no wins and…

Knights Football aims to finish on a high note on Senior Day

For seniors Emanual Williams, Mack Journell, Jay Na, Peter Hagstrom, Christian Cavan, Aaron Prentice, Carlos Lua Pineda, Joe Lewis, Eric Stadelman, and Fletcher Metz, Saturday’s home game against Concordia College marks the final football game of their careers. This season has been, without a doubt, the most successful one in…