Topic: sports

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 […]

Gavin Nieto ’20 stopped 47 shots in his first career shutout at Princeton Saturday. Nieto exceeded the 40-save mark for the second time this season following a 44-save effort in the season opener at Yale Oct. 27. The Bears host Holy Cross in a non-conference matchup at Meehan Auditorium Tuesday.

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Men’s hockey blanks Princeton 3-0 in split weekend on the road

November 19, 2017 0 comments

Following a victory over St. Lawrence last week, the men’s hockey team earned its first shutout of the season with a 3-0 win against Ivy rival Princeton.

Guard Brandon Anderson ’20 executes a layup. Anderson led the Bears with 21 points in Saturday’s loss to St. Francis Brooklyn, recording seven in the first half. Bruno made 86 percent of its free throws in the 77-74 defeat.

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Late misses doom men’s basketball in loss against St. Francis Brooklyn

November 19, 2017 0 comments

The men’s basketball team was unable to wipe away a large first-half deficit, falling 77-74 in a nail-biter.

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.

Men’s cross country best four out of five Ivy League rivals

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Men’s cross country best four out of five Ivy League rivals

November 12, 2017 0 comments

The men’s cross country team squared off against a slew of familiar foes Friday at the NCAA Northeast Region Championships.

Men’s basketball dominates in season-opening win against Johnson and Wales

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Men’s basketball dominates in season-opening win against Johnson and Wales

November 12, 2017 0 comments

The men’s basketball team opened its season at home against the Division III Johnson and Wales Wildcats Saturday.

Following Saturday’s victory over St. Lawrence, the Bears will continue conference play with visits to No. 16 Quinnipiac and Princeton.

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Men’s hockey claims 3-1 victory over St. Lawrence

November 12, 2017 0 comments

Following a pair of losses to Dartmouth and No. 3 Harvard, the men’s hockey team prevailed over St. Lawrence for the first time since 2014 in a 3-1 victory.

Guard Justine Gaziano ’20 posted a team-high 23 points in Sunday’s season-opening victory over the Bulldogs. Taylor Will ’19 added 17 of her own while grabbing seven rebounds in the win.

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Women’s basketball utilizes fast break offense in 85-62 win over Bryant

November 12, 2017 0 comments

The women’s basketball team wasted no time getting off to a winning start to its 2017-18 season with a decisive home victory Sunday over Bryant University.

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.

Thomas ’21: Athletes are people, too

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Thomas ’21: Athletes are people, too

October 23, 2017 0 comments

Athletes are a lot like superheroes. Millions of people around the world watch sports and marvel at the seemingly otherworldly abilities of athletes.