Sports

Cohan ’17: A bold line between contenders and pretenders

January 27, 2015 0 comments

The NFL, MLB and NHL are crapshoots. We spend hours studying these sports. We watch games and skim box scores. We dissect athletes’ quotes for hidden meaning. We devour statistics, which in any other context would feel like homework. And yet, really, only one thing matters. Are you good enough […]

Wrestling splits weekend bouts

Wrestling splits weekend bouts

January 26, 2015 0 comments

The wrestling team set its sights on conference play, winning a match against Sacred Heart and losing against Bucknell at the Pizzitola Sports Center.

Monica Elvin ’17 guards the net as the Bears skated to their first win since Nov. 28. Brown defeated Yale on home ice in overtime.

Women’s hockey topples Yale at Meehan, falls on road in home-and-home series

January 26, 2015 0 comments

The women’s ice hockey team split a weekend doubleheader against Ivy League rival Yale (9-11-1, 6-8-0 ECAC), claiming its first victory in 10 games.

Rafael Maia ’15 sank 13 of 14 free throws against the Bulldogs. He led Bruno’s scoring efforts, but the team fell just short of victory.

Bulldog’s jump shot seals men’s basketball’s narrow defeat

January 26, 2015 0 comments

The men’s basketball team shook off foul trouble and an absent Leland King ’17 to hang tight with Ivy frontrunner Yale until the game’s final seconds.

Men’s hockey falls to Clarkson, St. Lawrence in blowout weekend

January 26, 2015 0 comments

The men’s hockey team opened conference play against St. Lawrence and Clarkson full of confidence, but two losses set the tone for a series of struggles.

Rebecca Musgrove ’17 looks to escape her defender. The Bears played a strong first half but were outscored 46-33 in the second half.

Alexander ’16 leads women’s basketball with 21 points in loss to Bulldogs

January 26, 2015 0 comments

Despite a superb demonstration Tuesday against the New Jersey Institute of Technology, the women’s basketball team handed another victory to Yale.

Ophir Bernstein ’15.5 attempts to pin an opponent. A few Bears stood out in their meets over winter break, while many others appreciated trips all over the country, including visits to California and Maryland.

Wrestling team participates in nationwide competitions

January 23, 2015 0 comments

The wrestling team was busy over break, competing in a variety of events across the nation.

Firn ’16: Reinflating my pride in the Patriots

January 23, 2015 10 comments

The only reasons Deflategate is a bigger media frenzy than the Vikings episode is that the Pats won’t stop winning and Belichick won’t ever smile.

Both the men’s and women’s teams proved to be no match for Harvard or Penn despite rigorous training exercises over winter break, with Bruno falling in all four meets against its Ivy foes. Both teams will face Columbia next weekend and hope to notch their second Ivy wins of the season.

Two Ivy losses apiece mark rough start to new year for swimming and diving

January 23, 2015 0 comments

Though men’s and women’s swimming and diving enjoyed a productive training trip, they both recorded losses this weekend, falling to Penn and Harvard.

Bruno suffered some setbacks against tough conference opposition, falling big against nationally ranked teams. Surprisingly, the Bears’ once potent power play went a measly 1-for-22 over the six game skid.

Women’s ice hockey falls victim to rigorous conference schedule

January 23, 2015 0 comments

The women’s ice hockey team fought through a tough winter break schedule but was not able to grab any victories, losing all six of its games.