Sports

Looking back: The year in sports

April 23, 2009 0 comments

With the 2008-2009 school year coming to an end, it’s time to take a look back at the year of Brown sports. While the year was disappointing on many fronts for Brown athletics, it also had its share of shining moments.

Mixed week for women’s tennis, both golf teams

April 23, 2009 0 comments

As teams embark on their final challenges, the Bears continue to represent both at home and on the road.

W. crew leaves Terriers in its wake on the Seekonk

April 22, 2009 0 comments

The women’s crew dominated Boston University on Saturday in its first home contest of the season, sweeping five races from the Terriers on the Seekonk River. With a win in the varsity eight, the Bears won the Arlene Gorton Cup for the 16th consecutive year.

Tom Trudeau ’09: Did the Yanks price out all but the ghosts?

April 22, 2009 0 comments

The Yankees’ move to their new stadium has been marred by less-than-inspiring game play and underpopulated stands.

M. tennis wins final home match of season

April 22, 2009 0 comments

The men’s tennis team played its final home match of the season on Sunday, rallying to defeat Dartmouth 6-1 after a disappointing 5-2 loss to Harvard on Friday. The Bears are now tied with Harvard and Yale for third in the Ivy League, behind Columbia and Cornell.

W. water polo goes 3-1 in weekend rematches

April 22, 2009 0 comments

The women’s water polo team had a stellar performance at the Northern Division Championship this weekend. The Bears battled previous competition — Connecticut College, Harvard, Utica and Hartwick — and won the first three games, but fell short to Hartwick.

No. 13 m. lacrosse gets two more wins

April 21, 2009 0 comments

The No. 13 men’s lacrosse team finished out the week with two victories, an exciting and integral 8-6 win over Ivy League rival Harvard (6-5, 1-3), and a 10-6 non-league game against cross-town opponent Providence (6-7).

Major League Gaming: The world’s favorite new pastime

April 21, 2009 0 comments

It’s getting to be that time again. We’re already halfway through April, and you can’t turn on your television without hearing announcers plug the event.

Poking around: Class of 2013 ‘meets’ online

April 21, 2009 0 comments

Despite a strong showing on day one of its four-game series with Harvard at home — splitting the first two games while scoring 16 runs — the Bears held the lead for only one inning on the second day, falling 11-0 and 12-2 — both in six innings of play.

Red-hot baseball sweeps Harvard

April 21, 2009 0 comments

Last week, the baseball team played seven games, going 6-1 over the stretch. Brown started off the week by taking two games from Marist College in a home doubleheader on Tuesday, before dropping a game, 10-6, to UConn on Wednesday.