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Articles by Ryan Handel (57)

Governor McKee receives custom jerseys from Governor’s Cup teams, the Brown Bears and the URI Rams.

Sports

Governor McKee hosts press conference to promote Governor’s Cup

September 14, 2021 0 comments

Governor Dan McKee hosted a press conference outside the Rhode Island State Capitol Tuesday afternoon to promote Saturday’s Governor’s Cup showdown between the Brown and University of Rhode Island football teams. Brown Head Coach James Perry ’00 and URI Head Coach Jim Fleming also spoke at the press conference.

Four players scored their first career goals for Bruno on Saturday in the men’s soccer team’s victory over Niagara University. Brown will play its in-state rival, the University of Rhode Island, this Wednesday.

Sports

Men’s soccer defeats Niagara in historic 5-1 blowout

September 13, 2021 0 comments

The men’s soccer team returned to winning ways Saturday at home against Niagara University (1-4) with a 5-1 victory.

Bruno will open its season with a stern test at home against the University of Rhode Island.

Sports

Football season preview: Bruno tackles first official competition in two years

July 14, 2021 0 comments
This article is part of the series Season previews: looking ahead to fall sports

After a poor 2018 campaign that saw the football team go winless in the Ivy League, the Bears brought in new head coach James Perry ’00 as well as transfer quarterback EJ Perry GS and immediately showed signs of improvement.

Jack Hayes joined the University in 2012, and will step down to join Bruin Sports Capital.

News, Sports

Director of Athletics Jack Hayes steps down

January 29, 2021 11 comments

Director of Athletics Jack Hayes will leave his position at the University, effective Feb. 5, to become a senior adviser to Bruin Sports Capital and “pursue new opportunities,” according to a Friday press release.

The statement expressed the teams’ confidence that they can safely conduct spring competition, noting the “plethora of COVID-19 resources” available to Ivy League students.

Sports

Lacrosse teams call for opportunity to compete in spring season

January 24, 2021 0 comments

The men’s and women’s lacrosse teams released a joint statement Thursday afternoon requesting that the Ivy League allow them to compete this spring.

Humm said he is still unsure what he will do after retirement, but that he hopes to continue playing golf and do volunteer work.

Sports

Director of Athletic Communications Chris Humm announces retirement

November 17, 2020 0 comments

Director of Athletic Communications Chris Humm announced his upcoming retirement after 32 years in the position. His retirement will take effect Dec. 31 and Brown has not yet started searching for a replacement. 

Reaching Ivy League Phase Four, which would permit athletes to participate in limited levels of local competition, will depend on public health conditions and the campus-wide restrictions specific to each Ivy League institution.

Sports

Ivy League cancels winter sports due to COVID-19

November 12, 2020 1 comment

The Ivy League will cancel winter sports for the 2020-21 season due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, according to an official statement published Thursday. Spring sports will not begin until at least the end of February. 

Athletic Department gets involved with Brown’s COVID-19 response

COVID-19 Updates, Sports

Athletic Department gets involved with Brown’s COVID-19 response

September 21, 2020 0 comments

Instead of fighting for wins on their season records, this fall, Brown’s Athletic Department staff are helping the University fight COVID-19.

Ivy League cancels all fall sports competition

News, Sports, University News

Ivy League cancels all fall sports competition

July 8, 2020 Comments are Disabled

The Ivy League canceled all fall athletic competition, according to an announcement released Wednesday afternoon. Winter sports will not begin until after Jan. 1. 

Paxson and Hayes detail initial decision-making process behind Excellence in Brown Athletics Initiative

News, Sports, University News

Paxson and Hayes detail initial decision-making process behind Excellence in Brown Athletics Initiative

June 14, 2020 Comments are Disabled

After the University announced last month that it would transition 11 varsity sports teams to club status and promote club co-ed sailing and women’s sailing to varsity, an outpouring of support flooded in for the demoted teams.

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