James Schapiro is a sports columnist editor for The Herald.

Articles by James Schapiro (65)


Schapiro ’19: Anyone but Trout is a fish out of water

September 23, 2016 0 comments

The word “valuable” can mean many different things, especially in baseball, which requires a multitude of different skills to compete successfully.


Schapiro ’18: Dear Rob Manfred, don’t ruin baseball

September 16, 2016 0 comments

As seems to happen every year as the end of baseball season approaches, the conversation has once again turned to MLB commissioner Rob Manfred.

Stagnant offense gets softball swept


Stagnant offense gets softball swept

April 25, 2016 0 comments

The softball team has outperformed expectations this season and played better than its record indicates, but it seems the team simply cannot catch a break.

Will Gural ’16 has been a key offensive weapon for the Bears, recording two goals and two assists in an upset win against then-top-ranked Yale.


Gural ’16 kickstarts fast-paced offense for men’s lacrosse

April 22, 2016 0 comments

In 2013 and 2014, the men’s lacrosse team had two middle-of-the-pack, 8-6 seasons. Then Will Gural ’16 took over as the team’s face-off man.

Christina Andrews ‘17 bats against Dartmouth over the weekend. The junior had five hits in the four-game series, but her offensive efforts weren’t enough to propel Bruno to a victory over a strong Dartmouth side.


Dartmouth sweeps softball into last

April 18, 2016 0 comments

The Big Green (22-10, 12-0) who swept the Bears (16-16, 5-7 Ivy), maintaining its perfect Ivy record and sending Bruno to last in the North division.

Athlete of the Week: Jones ’16 ends career with 12th-place finish at nationals


Athlete of the Week: Jones ’16 ends career with 12th-place finish at nationals

April 8, 2016 0 comments

Simon Jones ’16 is not quite ready to leave the Brown fencing program.

Sarah Syrop ’17 bats during weekend contest. The junior recorded two doubles in Friday’s win against Penn, giving the Bears their first Ivy win this year. The outfielder is currently batting .400 on the young season.


Softball earns split against Columbia after Scarangella’s ’19 slam

April 4, 2016 0 comments

The softball team entered spring break having lost five of its last six after a promising start.

Kylor Bellistri ’16 is just one of the key pieces of Bruno’s high-powered offense this season, leading the team with 23 goals and adding 6 assists.


Athlete of the Week: Kylor Bellistri ’16 powers men’s lacrosse past Harvard

March 25, 2016 0 comments

The men’s lacrosse team has started its season with a bang: The team is 6-0 and ranked No. 4 nationally.

Catcher Julia Schoenewald ’17 has been one of Bruno’s primary sources of offense this year. The co-captain is batting .500 and has hit two home runs. She will look to continue her success Wednesday against Hartford.


Early-game struggles underline softball’s southern roadtrip

March 21, 2016 0 comments

The softball team entered its third weekend of the season with a 7-3 record and plenty of momentum, having won six of its past eight games.

Jorden Mitchell ’17 scored a career-high 9.900 in the floor routine at the Bears’ most recent home meet. Mitchell also recently won the all-around title at the All-Ivy Classic at Cornell. After winning ECAC Gymnast of the Week for her efforts, the junior will look to win her seventh floor title of the season come next week at the ECAC finals.


Athlete of the Week: Jorden Mitchell ’17 leads gymnastics to Ivy title, chases ECAC crown

March 18, 2016 0 comments

For the third year in a row, the gymnastics team is returning to the ECAC finals.

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