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Football's fast start quelled by painful second half

Things were looking good for the football team early in the second quarter Saturday against Princeton. The offense and special teams had each contributed touchdowns, while the defense held the Tigers scoreless in the first period. But — just as it did against Harvard three weeks ago — momentum swung ...


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Bruno looks to tackle Tigers under the lights

After establishing dominance in Rhode Island with wins over the University of Rhode Island and Bryant University, the football team will return to action Saturday against Princeton in its first of six consecutive Ivy League matchups. The game will be played at Brown Stadium at 6 p.m. and broadcast ...


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Football trounces Bryant Bulldogs in first-ever meeting

The football team put on a 505-yard offensive display in its 41-14 win Saturday against Bryant University. The thumping secured a third consecutive undefeated non-conference season for the Bears (3-1, 0-1 Ivy) and puts the squad on good footing as it re-enters conference play next week. Quarterback ...


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Football team seeks to bully Bulldogs

The football team captured the Governor’s Cup last weekend and its Rhode Island matchups continue Saturday when the Bears travel to Bryant University. The in-state foe is the only team standing between Bruno (2-1, Ivy 0-1) and its third consecutive undefeated season against non-conference opponents. ...


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Dynamic duo drove football’s Saturday night win

“I love the Governor’s Cup. I love having it,” were the first words out of Head Coach Phil Estes’ mouth following Saturday’s 31-14 win over the University of Rhode Island. The Bears put a disappointing loss to Harvard in the rearview mirror by overpowering their in-state rival in a convincing ...


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Football crushes URI, keeps Governor’s Cup

Led by two Emory Polley ’14 interceptions and a pair of John Spooney ’14 touchdown runs, the football team defeated the University of Rhode Island 31-14 under the lights Saturday. In doing so, Bruno ensured that the Governor’s Cup will stay on College Hill for the third year in a row. While Polley ...


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Football team to host in-state rival URI under the lights

Brown Stadium will witness a clash of the two most storied programs in Rhode Island football history Saturday night when Bruno battles the University of Rhode Island for the 98th annual Governor’s Cup. Brown (1-1, Ivy 0-1) enters the state rivalry on the heels of a disappointing 41-23 loss to Ivy ...


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Football team starts strong, fails to sustain momentum

At practice during preparation for the Harvard matchup, Head Coach Phil Estes stressed that the key to victory would be executing Bruno’s game plan. In a 41-23 defeat marked by turnovers, missed tackles and missed opportunities, execution was the one thing Brown did not do. Even this early in the ...


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Crimson overcomes Bruno football team in collision

Despite owning the first quarter of its Ivy League opener — played at Harvard Stadium — the football team was on the wrong end of a 28-0 second quarter, which vaulted Harvard to a lead it would not relinquish in the 41-23 decision. “For a quarter, we were a pretty good football team,” said ...


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Football team prepares for marquee matchup

On Saturday evening, the football team will play on one of the biggest stages the Ivy League affords: a nationally televised game, under the lights against a conference rival at historic Harvard Stadium in Boston. But to Head Coach Phil Estes and his team, this week’s matchup against the Crimson ...


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Bears rock Georgetown in 45-7 win at home

The football team could not have asked for a better start to its 2013 season than the 45-7 thrashing it laid on Georgetown Saturday afternoon at Brown Stadium. “I’m happy with the way we played offensively, defensively and on special teams,” said Head Coach Phil Estes. “There were some really ...


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Football looks to squash Hoyas again

The football team hosts the Georgetown University Hoyas (1-2) Saturday to open its 2013 campaign, carrying a streak of five consecutive winning seasons into the program’s 136th year. The two teams squared off in the nation’s capitol last year, and the Bears trounced the Hoyas 37-10. Bruno has surpassed ...


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Football defense looks to build on new talent

The football team’s defensive unit has a lot to live up to after last year’s squad allowed the fewest points per game in the Ivy League. But the lineup has retained some key players from a year ago and a crop of new faces are poised to keep the defense at the top of the league. Anchoring the defense ...


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Bears look to experienced offensive unit to continue winning ways

As it aims for a sixth-straight winning season, the football team will rely on a heavily experienced offense this fall, possibly starting seniors at all 11 positions — including seven who will return from an offense that ranked fourth in the Ivy League last season for total yards per game. Spearheading ...


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Bears best Lions, finish third in Ivy League

Looking to win their third consecutive game and end the season on a high note, the Bears came out charged Saturday afternoon, defeating Columbia 22-6 at Brown Stadium. The victory catapulted Bruno to a third-place finish in the Ivy League, a spot it shares with Dartmouth and Princeton, marking the team's ...


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Bears hungry for win in final home game

Nine games into the season, the Bears have won awards, suffered injuries, practiced in rain and snow, dished out revenge and tasted some, gone scoreless in front of unfriendly crowds and triumphed for fans at home. A lot has happened. There has been one drive behind it all - the same drive that will ...


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Football alums pursue pro careers on international fields

Alex Tounkara '11.5 and Stephen Peyton '12, former football players for Bruno, brought their love for the game overseas, continuing to play football for teams across the Atlantic after graduating. Both played professional football in Europe earlier this year, with Tounkara competing in the German Football ...


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Bruno claws its way to victory over Big Green

The Bears took care of business for the second week in a row, staging a fourth-quarter rally to defeat Dartmouth 28-24 in Hanover, N.H. The game marked the team's first road victory against an Ivy League opponent this fall and secured a winning record for the season.


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Bears gear up for fight against Dartmouth

Some things get easier with time. The football season is not one of them. Injuries and fatigue settle in, the temperature falls, and most teams' hopes of a championship whittle down to near inexistence. Wednesday evening found the Bears practicing in wind and snow, laboring under the cold brilliance ...





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