Rochester triumph at New York State Chess Championship

Rochester triumph at New York State Chess Championship
RIT student Lev Paciorkowski claimed the 140th Annual New York State Chess Championship over Labor Day weekend after six intense matches in Albany. Paciorkowski, 18, learned the game at the age of five from his father and started to play competitively at around 12 years old. After his family moved to Rochester, Paciorkowski continued to play tournament chess in the... more

U of R and RIT prepare for women’s basketball Sweet 16 showdown

RIT and the University of Rochester are less than five miles from each other, their campuses even share the same river! The history of their women’s basketball teams, however, could not be more different. To start, there are the banners hanging up in their gyms. The University of Rochester has a long history of success in the tournament- nine Sweet... more

RIT men fall in NCAA Division III lacrosse championship

When the ball was on the ground, the RIT men’s lacrosse team did not have the advantage in the Division III National Championship game at Gillette Stadium on Sunday evening. In their 15-7 loss to Salisbury, the Tigers (20-3) picked up 26 ground balls while their opponent nabbed 44. In the third quarter specifically, the Tigers lost the ground ball... more

RIT hockey opens season on Friday

The regular season begins Friday night for the RIT men’s hockey team. Atlantic hockey champions in each of the last two seasons, the Tigers hope to start fast again this year with a league game against Robert Morris. “We were picked to finish first, something that is better than the alternative of being picked to finish last,” says coach Wayne... more