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Phil Estes steps down after 21 seasons as head football coach

Phil Estes steps down after 21 seasons as head football coach

November 19, 2018 0 comments

Two days after the football team capped a second consecutive season without an Ivy League win, Head Coach Phil Estes stepped down from his position after 21 seasons Monday, according to a press release from Brown Athletics.

Sachan ’22: Football traditions offer U.S. respite from chaos

Sachan ’22: Football traditions offer U.S. respite from chaos

November 18, 2018 0 comments

An international student at Brown once asked me why Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. My first instinct was to mention the pilgrims, but that’s not why most of us celebrate the holiday. At least, not anymore.

Zach Hunsaker ’20 handles the ball against the University of Massachusetts Lowell Friday in an 82-74 victory. Desmond Cambridge ’21, named Tournament MVP, led the Bears with 61 points over the three games.

Men’s basketball goes undefeated in Brown Bears Tip-Off Classic

November 18, 2018 0 comments

The men’s basketball team had a perfect weekend at the Brown Bears Tip-Off Classic, knocking off the University of Massachusetts Lowell, Sacred Heart University and Army West Point to earn a 3-0 record for the tournament.

Ryan Putnam ’21 makes a tackle against Penn in a 13-7 defeat Oct. 27. Linebacker Daniel Aidman ’19 led the Bears in tackles this season with 91, while defensive lineman Michael Hoecht ’20 led in sacks with 3.5.

Bears finish second winless Ivy League season in a row

November 18, 2018 0 comments

More than two years ago, the football team walked off Memorial Field in Hanover, New Hampshire as winners following a 24-21 victory over Dartmouth. That was the last time that the Bears won an Ivy League football game.

Wrestling duo earns titles at Bearcat Open

Wrestling duo earns titles at Bearcat Open

November 15, 2018 0 comments

The wrestling team put on an impressive performance at the Jonathan Kaloust Bearcat Open Sunday.

Klein ’20: Hot stove predictions

Klein ’20: Hot stove predictions

November 15, 2018 0 comments

Sports fans have been looking forward to this MLB offseason for a long time. With a variety of superstars and major contributors available on the free-agent market, the next few months could dictate which future powerhouses emerge as contenders in the 2020s.

Jakob Prall ’20 races past the Columbia defense on a 90-yard touchdown run in the second quarter Saturday. The score put the Bears up 20-14, but Brown proved unable to score for the rest of the game.

Bears collapse in second half, fall to Lions 42-20 on Senior Day

November 11, 2018 0 comments

Following a five-game winless skid, Saturday’s contest felt different for the football team. In a game where 17 seniors made their final appearance at Brown Stadium, Bruno looked ready to deliver the best gift possible to its graduating class: a win.

Chris Berger ’21 handles the puck. Berger was one of four Bears to score in Friday’s 4-2 victory over Dartmouth, the team’s first win of the season.

Men’s hockey claims 4-2 victory over Dartmouth at home

November 11, 2018 0 comments

Following visits to Colgate University and Cornell last week, the men’s hockey team returned home to claim its first victory of the season, prevailing over Ivy rival Dartmouth 4-2 at Meehan Auditorium Friday. The win highlighted a pair of mixed results after the Bears fell to Harvard 5-2 Saturday.

Nugent ’21: Canadian Cup competition is coming

Nugent ’21: Canadian Cup competition is coming

November 11, 2018 0 comments

Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver, Winnipeg. Seven cities with little in common except their country, the presence of an NHL team and no recent Stanley Cup success.

Klein ’20: Duke hoops seem above any competition

Klein ’20: Duke hoops seem above any competition

November 9, 2018 0 comments

College basketball returned earlier this week. For teams hoping to win a national championship though, the season might as well be over already.