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Notebook: Turnovers Tee Up Harvard Dominance

The Crimson first-team defense forced four turnovers to lead the team to a win in its final non-conference game of the season.

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Pruneau Keeps Harvard Offense On Track

The Harvard football team may have a tradition of producing great quarterbacks, but it also seems to have a knack for developing solid backups as well.


Mathews Wins Quarterback Battle, Loses War

Comparing a backup quarterback who had never started a collegiate game leading an injury-riddled offense with the one-man show of Cornell’s offense seemed like matching David against Goliath. After all, Goliath—Jeff Mathews, Cornell’s third-year starting quarterback—was entering his 33rd game starting and had just become the Ivy League’s all-time leading passer.

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Give-and-go: Cornell Edition

In advance of Harvard football’s game against Cornell, THC football beat writers David Steinbach and Samantha Lin discuss a number of important topics about the team.


Undefeated Crimson Travels to Cornell

This Saturday, when the Crimson travels to Schoellkopf Field, it will attempt to extend its unbeaten record to four games and notch its second Ancient Eight win against a struggling Big Red team.


NOTEBOOK: Harvard Football Wins Rare Overtime Game

The last time a Harvard football game extended past regulation, it beat Yale in triple overtime, eight years ago. Saturday, it took just as many extra periods to down Holy Cross, but the Crimson eventually emerged victorious, 41-35.


Football Erases Early Deficit, Tops Brown, 41-23

After going down, 13-0, to Brown Saturday night, Harvard scored 28 unanswered points, all in the second quarter, and pulled away for a 41-23 victory.


Hempel Ready to Step Up

For the first time since 2009, Harvard is starting a quarterback who has never taken the first snap in a game. That task falls on the shoulders of junior Conner Hempel, who recently earned the starting position after battling with senior Michael Pruneau throughout the preseason.

Out of the Gates

Harvard to Host Brown in Ivy Opener

It’s been 15 years since the Brown football team has come away from Harvard Stadium with a win, and this weekend, it’ll get a chance to break that streak.


Give and Go: Football vs. Brown

In a weekly Back Page series, two of The Crimson's football beat writers give their take on the Harvard football team. The team has its eyes set on their home opener against Brown this Saturday night.

Go West Young Man

Football Opens Season Out West

Harvard will open its season Saturday against the University of San Diego on the Toreros’ home turf.

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Sports Front Feature

Football Pulls Away from San Diego in 42-20 Victory

In its first-ever trip to Torero stadium, the Harvard football team put an end to San Diego’s 13-game home winning streak.

At the Helm

Hempel Takes Control of Offense

Coming into the 2012 season, then-starting quarterback Colton Chapple had seven collegiate starts under his belt. One year, over 2,500 passing yards, and 24 record-breaking touchdowns later, junior quarterback Conner Hempel looks to take the helm and attempt to continue Chapple’s legacy.


Ohio State Linebacker Looks to Transfer To Harvard

A few months after Clemson redshirt quarterback Morgan Roberts decided to take his talents to Yale, it seems that another Roberts is following in his footsteps from a powerhouse football school to the Ivy League.

Women's Crew

Radcliffe Lightweights Finish Second, Heavyweights Sixth at National Events

Commencement may be done, but some Radcliffe crew seniors have not cut all ties to Harvard yet.

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