Sunday, March 25, 2007

Is God a Hoya?

Who's asking: The Tarheels, Chapel Hill, NC

Ohhhhhhhh, yeah.

3 comments:

Anonymous said...

As I've opined previously on this site: HOYA SAXA.

Jeff Green and Roy Hibbert are men among boys, and good Catholics as far we know.

Plus, it certainly doesn't hurt that JT III looks exactly like his dad, JT II.

You can just feel 1984 all over again.

-- Ed

Anonymous said...

What is a Hoya?



RB

AnswerGirl said...

I could use that question as a whole separate post, Richard, but that would be cheating, because I used "Hoya" as a Term of Art last year (check the March 2006 archive).

"Hoya" is the nickname for the athletic teams and fans of Georgetown University. "Hoya" comes from the Greek word for "what," which in turn comes from the Georgetown cheer, "Hoya Saxa," which means (in Greek and Latin, respectively) "What Rocks."

According to legend, Georgetown's football team was originally called the Stonewalls, and "Hoya Saxa" was the cheer for them.

Now, of course, it's yell of all the yells, the yell that wins the day... the HOYA, HOYA SAXA! for the dear old Blue and Gray.

Saturday night. 6:07 p.m. Georgetown vs. Ohio State. I hope they carry it on Montreal television...