Justin Hardy

“A comet for good”: Remembering Justin Hardy

On Sunday, May 29, Justin Hardy passed away at 22 years old after a 13-month-long battle with stomach cancer. Hardy epitomized bravery and courage in the face of the most challenging circumstances imaginable.   Hardy was diagnosed in the spring of 2021, and after a summer filled with chemotherapy treatments and doctors’ appointments, he returned to […]

| Managing Sports Editor

Men’s basketball clutches out two key wins against Case and Carnegie

In the face of adversity, as head coach Pat Juckem said, “our guys haven’t flinched.”

| Senior Sports Editor

‘We see him as a superhero’: Justin Hardy’s unlikely return to the basketball court

When Hardy first practiced with the Bears in October, he could barely jump off the ground. Now, he’s back to being an integral part of the Bears’ team.

| Senior Sports Editor

Men’s basketball on 13-game win streak as women begin conference play with up-and-down start

“In my eyes, we have absolutely no reason not to be the favorites moving forward,” senior Justin Hardy said.

and | Senior Sports Editors

Men’s basketball opens season with buzzer-beater win over Millikin

Graduate student Jack Nolan hit a three-pointer as time expired to give the Bears a 52-51 win.

| Staff Reporter

Looking back at the top 10 WU sports stories of 2019

2019 was an eventful year for the Bears. Here’s a look at the top 10 Wash. U. sports stories of the year.

and | Senior Sports Editors

Athlete of the Week: Justin Hardy reflects on a year of basketball and another one heating up

Sophomore forward Justin Hardy helped lead the men’s basketball team to a second-place finish in the University Athletic Association last season. In the lead-up to the No. 7 Bears’ Wednesday night exhibition match against Division I Missouri State, Hardy and I sat down to reflect on his experiences with Wash. U. basketball and his expectations of what is to come.

| Senior Sports Editor

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