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M. soccer scores upset in NCAA

The No. 22 men's soccer team has made it to the NCAA tournament Sweet 16 after defeating the No. 9 University of Connecticut in a thrilling game that went to a penalty shootout. The Bears won the shootout, 7-6, after battling the Huskies to a 1-1 deadlock in the 110 minutes of regulation and overtime ...


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Tounkara '11 tearing it up on gridiron

Going into the 2010 football season, one of the biggest concerns for the Bears was at the wide receiver position — who would step up to fill the shoes of the prolific duo of Buddy Farnham '10 and Bobby Sewall '10? On the first offensive play of the year, Alex Tounkara '11 helped answer the question ...


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Men's soccer victorious in NCAA homestand

The temperature was cold, but emotions were hot Thursday night at Stevenson Field, as No.22 Brown (12-3-3) defeated No.25 Boston College (10-5-5) in the opening round of the NCAA Division I men's soccer tournament. Midfielder Jon Okafor '11 and forward Austin Mandel '12 led the way for the Bears, notching ...


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Fencer sets sights on Olympics

Six years ago, Caitlin Taylor '13 was in a wheelchair and did not know if she would ever be able to walk again. At the time, her dream was simply relearning how to walk. Now, she has a new dream — to compete in the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.


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Heat in the Hot Seat: Breaking down NBA's Miami Heat

I am no friend of the Miami Heat. When I went with some friends to the TD Banknorth Garden to watch the Celtics' overtime victory over the Chicago Bulls two weeks ago, I went crazy when the Jumbotron displayed the final score on the Hornets-Heat game — 96-93, Hornets. I openly cackle whenever ...


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Women's hockey goalies shine in Bruno's weekend games

The women's hockey team (2-3-1, 1-2-1 ECAC) extended its unbeaten home streak this season to three games, after a 1-1 draw against Union (1-10-1, 0-5-1) and a hard-earned 1-0 win against a strong Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute (4-7-2, 3-3-0) team. Both games were low-scoring and fiercely contested, ...


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Swimming crushes PC, Bryant in opener

The men's and women's swimming and diving squads won almost every race against Bryant University and Providence College in their first meets this weekend. The men easily defeated Bryant, 153-61, and PC, 157-61, while the women posted even more decisive wins, beating the Bulldogs 174-46 and PC 174-48. ...


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The good, the bad and the ugly ... minus the good

It's funny how sometimes dreams can relate to things that happen in real life. I'm not saying it happens all the time. My recurring dream, after all, involves a Batman costume, Pop-Tarts and a struggle to extract them from the toaster after I accidentally break it with the batarangs. I don't think I've ...


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Late goal paces field hockey to fourth overall

It was the final game wearing Bruno brown for field hockey tri-captains Cassie Puhalla '11, Tacy Zysk '11 and Katie Hyland '11 Saturday afternoon on Warner Roof. The younger members of the team (6-11, 3-4 Ivy League) were determined to bring home a win for their senior captains.


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W. hockey tops Sacred Heart for first win

The women's ice hockey team registered a decisive 5-1 victory over the Sacred Heart Pioneers on Saturday at Meehan Auditorium. Both teams were coming off a series of tough games — the Bears (1-3, 0-2 ECAC) having lost the previous three on the road and the Pioneers (0-7) their previous six.


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Midfielder Katie Hyland '11 having a 'field' day

Field hockey midfielder Katie Hyland '11 may be gone next year, but she will certainly not be forgotten. Despite playing the last game of her Brown career last weekend — a 3-2 win over Yale in which she provided the assist on the game-winning goal — the Modern American History concentrator ...





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