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It’s March in Minneapolis, and for fans of the Minnesota women’s ice hockey team, this month has a single meaning: championship time.
When Harvard meets Minnesota for the national championship, the game will mean more than clash of two highly talented teams. It will also symbolize the clash of two hockey cultures.
Sports reporters don’t tell the whole truth.
As friends and family testify, senior Ben Zauzmer’s career in broadcasting is about more than becoming the voice of Harvard basketball.
Ridder Arena, the site of the 2015 women’s Frozen Four, is not a building accustomed to silence.
When fourth-year defenseman Patrick McNally went down with a right leg injury in January, the Harvard men's ice hockey team's season took a turn for the worse. But sparked by the top-pair blue liner's improbable return to the ice prior to the Crimson's ECAC tournament quarterfinal series against Yale, the Crimson is rolling yet again.
One decade ago, sixth-graders Siyani Chambers and Marcus Paige stepped onto a hardwood court in the upper-Midwest corridor of the country.
Now, just about three decades after North Carolina coach Roy Williams first watched him play on his high school’s hardwood, Amaker will finally get the chance to face off against the program that he was taught to ‘hate’ and the coach whom sat on his rival’s sideline for so long.
On Friday night, when the locker rooms empty at the start of the Frozen Four semifinal between Harvard and Boston College, three different teams will take the ice.
For Katey Stone, coaching is, and always has been, a family affair.
The choice to walk on to a Harvard sports team has major social and academic implications that non-recruited students might not anticipate before they join, influencing the make-up of their social circles and their course schedules.
Last weekend was a big one for the Harvard men and women’s track and field teams, as the women provided a performance to remember, taking home a third straight Ivy League title, while the men gritted out a fifth-place finish at the Ivy League Heptagonal Championships.
On many teams across the league, players work with the system to get the most out of their four years of eligibility. Some might do it to improve their professional prospects, but most are simply looking to be more competitive, help their team, and play the game they love for a little bit longer.
The Harvard football team has posted an undefeated, untied season just twice in the last century. The 2014 Crimson squad has its own rare opportunity to enter the record books.