Vicente Fernandez

CONTRIBUTIONS

Maroons sign team's youngest player as part of Team Impact initiative

On Saturday, March 1, the men's baseball team signed twelve-year-old Kristopher Brown as part of a Team Impact initiative.

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March 10, 2014

Football makes me cry: A career in perspective

Whenever I feel a lump in my throat, that famous saying always sticks in my head: “There’s no crying in baseball.” I could feel the tears building on Homecoming Saturday as I walked off the field against Macalester.

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December 2, 2013

O-Issue 2013: Varsity Sports

No stadiums, no prime-time television contracts, but all the competitive spirit you could want.

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September 22, 2013

O-Issue 2013: Chicago Sports

For when the Maroons are off-season.

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September 22, 2013

Retiring coach imparts lessons on and off the field to last a lifetime

It just so happened that the coach whose career has defined Chicago’s modern era, not only with his wins but with his wisdom, also wound up being my recruiter.

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May 20, 2013

Student-athletes set example, find match in local elementary school

This fall, the University of Chicago men’s and women’s tennis teams have woken up to a different type of learning, one in which they aren’t behind desks, listening to lectures, but in front of students, doing the teaching.

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December 4, 2012

A homecoming of sorts—adjusting to life in the press box

I was a cornerback for the Maroons during my first two years at the University of Chicago, and I loved every snap. I was one of those guys who says, “I’m playing out my four years no matter what.” Then Sportsmanias.com happened.

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October 30, 2012

O-Issue 2012: Varsity sports

No stadiums, no prime-time television contracts, but all the competitive spirit you could desire

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September 26, 2012

Basketball, the Chicago way

The Chicago United Hoops Classic, a South Side vs. West Side all-star game promoting keeping violence off the streets and kids in the gym, took place at Ratner on Saturday. It proved that basketball, one of the city’s most momentous trophies, is m...

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May 11, 2012

Rekindling a lost love: A baseball story

Baseball was my first love. Or it was my dad’s. The sport was passed down to me and I really did love it for a while. Looking back, I’m not sure what happened.

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April 6, 2012