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Poll finds athletes three times more likely to take painkillers

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Poll finds athletes three times more likely to take painkillers

December 7, 2017 0 comments

Varsity athletes use prescription painkillers nearly 3 times more than non-athletes, according to The Herald’s fall 2017 poll. While 3.1 percent of non-athletes reported using painkillers recreationally, 8.3 percent of polled athletes reported that they do. Researchers said athletes — who may overuse painkillers to cope with pressure to perform […]

Bears enter 2018 season with high expectations, talented freshmen class

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Bears enter 2018 season with high expectations, talented freshmen class

December 3, 2017 0 comments

Forty days out from its first competition of the 2018 season, the gymnastics team is more prepared than ever.

Women’s basketball win Turkey Tip-Off tournament

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Women’s basketball win Turkey Tip-Off tournament

November 26, 2017 0 comments

The women’s basketball team followed up its tough home loss against University of California at Berkeley with a trip to the Golden State.

Quarterback Thomas Linta '18 throws a pass as the Bears were unable to overcome the Lions on the road, despite keeping the scores close for the first three quarters. Ultimately the Lions managed to outplay Bruno’s powerful defense.

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Football finishes season with 24-6 loss at Columbia

November 19, 2017 0 comments

Seven weeks after recording what would be its last win, the football team closed out its 2017 season with a 24-6 loss to Columbia on the road Saturday.

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Diane Short steps down after 25 seasons

November 16, 2017 0 comments

When Diane Short took over the volleyball team in 1993, only three student-athletes showed up to join the team.

Bruno falls to Big Green at Fenway, 33-10

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Bruno falls to Big Green at Fenway, 33-10

November 12, 2017 0 comments

History appeared to repeat itself as the football team fell to Dartmouth 33-10 under the lights of Fenway Park Friday night.

Cairo ’18 tallied 24 digs and four service aces as the volleyball team defeated Harvard 3-2 Saturday night.

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Cairo ’18 powers Bruno to comeback victory

November 9, 2017 0 comments

In the final home match of her Brown career, volleyball team captain Melissa Cairo ’18 recorded match-highs with 24 digs and four service aces.

The Yale offense accrued 563 yards in its blowout win over Brown.  Livingstone “LJ” Harriott ’20 caught a four-yard pass from Thomas “TJ” Linta ’18 to put the Bears on the board.

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Football falters against Bulldogs on the road in fifth straight loss

November 5, 2017 0 comments

Despite the return of quarterback Thomas “TJ” Linta ’18, Brown failed to find an offensive rhythm its 34-7 loss to Ivy League leaders Yale Friday night.

Facing a strong defensive Quaker presence, wide receiver Isaac Whitney ’18 carries the ball forward. Quarterback Nicholas Duncan ’19 scored Bruno’s only touchdown at the end of the first quarter, but the Bears were unable to complete more touchdowns.

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Football drops fourth straight to Quakers, 17-7

October 29, 2017 0 comments

A season-best performance by Brown’s defense and a late first-quarter touchdown weren’t enough to put the football team on top.

Tyler Kirchberg ’18 recorded 13 goals at the Julian Fraser Memorial Tournament last weekend. He is also the NWPC Co-Player of the Week.

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Kirchberg ’18 nets 13 goals in water polo’s 4-0 weekend

October 26, 2017 0 comments

For his leadership in the pool and clutch performances over the weekend, Kirchberg has been named The Herald’s Athlete of the Week.