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Alexander Koenig

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The Rea Deal
Field Hockey

Painter, Rea Lead Crimson to Win over Colgate

The Harvard field hockey (8-6, 3-2 Ivy) relied on its youth to pull out an overtime 3-2 victory over Colgate (6-10, 1-3 Patriot) on Sunday.


Student-Athletes Deserve Praise

We on the sports board of the Crimson cover all of them. You, our readers, hopefully read about all of them too. And of course, our roommates, friends and classmates fill out the rosters of each of these teams. But one thing that we writers, students and tourists have to grapple with is how many of us actually care about that magical “41”?

Field Hockey

Harvard Shut Out By UMass, Suffers First Defeat of Season

On a day when Crimson coach Sue Caples was honored along with her 1981 teammates at UMass, her alma mater got the better of her current team.

Lilo and Zych

Long Road Ahead to the Dallas Cowboys

With the possibility of a future with the Dallas Cowboys, Zych had more on his plate than just the uncertainty of the NFL lockout and the grueling workouts during a stretch of 40 straight days of triple-digit heat this summer.

Summer Postcards 2011

Going Home

The prevailing lyrical literature on home, from Bruce Springsteen to Skylar Gray, supports the idea that home is where you grew up, or where the people you love live.

Summer Postcards 2011

Lessons on the Court

Admittedly, the quality of the game on the court outside the schoolhouse has room for improvement. Martin’s jump shot involves no jump, and the one-armed hurl he makes when throwing the ball at the net barely resembles a shot.

Summer Postcards 2011

From the Ice to the Streets

“It’s just a disgrace,” said my uncle, a Canucks season ticket holder. I could tell the conversation was paining him—maybe even more than my recent move to Boston, home of the Bruins.

Summer Postcards 2011


Alexander Koenig shows off his Duff beer in front of Florence’s Basilica of Santa Maria Novella.

Summer Postcards 2011

Heineken, Beck's, Peroni, Tuborg. Duff?

Florence was a pelvic thrusting Duffman and a belching Barney away from Duff Gardens.

Cyn-cerely Yours
Field Hockey

FIELD HOCKEY: Injuries Lead to Disappointing Season

After starting the year on a two-game winning streak, Harvard field hockey won only one of its next 15 contests, finishing the year 3-14 overall and 1-6 in the Ivy League.

Men's Lacrosse

Crimson Readies for Semis

Back to the Future: Part III was the number one box office hit the last time the Harvard men’s lacrosse team won the Ivy League title, in May 1990.

Gibb it to Me

Harvard Awaits Yale in Must-Win Game

The semester is coming to a close, and Harvard will be facing Yale on a Saturday afternoon in Harvard Stadium. But instead of football, this contest will pit Harvard (8-5, 2-3 Ivy) against the No. 14 Bulldogs (10-2, 3-2) in the men’s lacrosse regular season finale.


Coyote Sightings on Campus

Long walks, sometimes unreliable shuttles, and now coyotes? The list of grievances of life in the Quad got a little bit longer after coyotes were spotted on the frequently trodden path between the Radcliffe Quadrangle and the Yard.


Harvard Drops Two to Bryant

Weather forced Harvard and Bryant to reschedule their double-header earlier in the season, and on a rainy Tuesday afternoon it ...

Kasey at the Bat

Lange Powers Crimson Sweep

Harvard took two games from visiting Holy Cross in convincing fashion. Freshman third baseman Kasey Lange knocked three out of the park to propel the Ivy League-leading Crimson, and the home team coasted past Holy Cross, 8-1 and 13-4.