Topic: Athletics

McCaleb ’20, Steeves ’19: Athletes contribute more than their win-loss records

Op-eds, Opinions

McCaleb ’20, Steeves ’19: Athletes contribute more than their win-loss records

November 4, 2018 0 comments

We first want to commend Glenn ’14, Meyers ’16, Johnston ’17 and Matsumoto ’16 for their Herald op-ed “Cutting Brown athletics isn’t a joke.” As former Brown student-athletes, they highlight the intricacies of the recurring debate on whether or not Brown athletics add value to the community.

August ’19, Kent-Daggett ’19, Taswell ’19: A slam dunk proposal for Brown athletics

Op-eds, Opinions

August ’19, Kent-Daggett ’19, Taswell ’19: A slam dunk proposal for Brown athletics

October 21, 2018 0 comments

Brown sports teams are bad. So bad. Almost no one attends the games. They are no fun to watch. And not in a funny “ha-ha” way, but in a “well, there goes another $17.7 million” kind of way.

Tight end Anton Casey ’19 catches a touchdown pass under the lights against Harvard Friday. The touchdown trimmed the Crimson lead to just seven points in the fourth quarter, and Casey finished the game with four catches, 64 yards and a score.

Sports

Bears’ valiant comeback falls short against Crimson

September 23, 2018 0 comments

Moral victories are not often desired in sports, but as the football team walked off of the field following a 31-17 loss to Harvard Friday night, the Bears could hold their heads high.

Med students organize road race for asthma camp

News, University News

Med students organize road race for asthma camp

April 20, 2018 0 comments

On Saturday, members of the Providence community will lose their breath running up Hope Street so that young Rhode Islanders can catch theirs.

The men’s tennis team opened its Ivy League schedule with a close loss to Harvard Friday. Coming off a victory over Yale, the women’s team hoped to take down the Crimson but were unable to hold them off in a 5-2 loss.

Sports

Bears drop critical home, away contests to Crimson

April 8, 2018 0 comments

Coming off a spring break victory over the University of California, Davis, the men’s tennis team returned to the Pizzitola Sports Center Friday for its first Ivy League test of the season.

Lauren Gibbs ’06 goes for gold

Sports

Lauren Gibbs ’06 goes for gold

January 26, 2018 0 comments

Lauren Gibbs ’06 did not begin her athletic career on ice, but next month, she will represent Team USA as she competes at the 2018 Winter Olympics in women’s bobsled.

Poll finds athletes three times more likely to take painkillers

News, University News

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 […]

Marchin ’19 hat trick fuels Bears to 5-4 comeback victory over RPI

Sports

Marchin ’19 hat trick fuels Bears to 5-4 comeback victory over RPI

December 3, 2017 0 comments

Following a 10-day hiatus over the Thanksgiving break, the men’s hockey team earned its first overtime victory of the season with a 5-4 comeback win over.

Oyewole ’18 tops the field in two events Saturday

Sports

Oyewole ’18 tops the field in two events Saturday

April 21, 2017 0 comments

The track and field team collected 10 individual first-place finishes Saturday.

Zoe Verni ’19 helped Brown get off to a quick start in Wednesday’s win over UMass-Lowell with two early tallies. Verni’s four goal-performance brings her season total to 21, third-highest on the team.

Sports

Tough defense secures win against UMass Lowell

April 21, 2017 0 comments

Searching for their first April win, the women’s lacrosse team braved a cold and rainy night for a contest against UMass Lowell