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David Steinbach

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Baseball Loses Four Against Ivy Opponents

The Crimson allowed at least seven runs in every contest against Penn and Columbia and committed a combined 11 errors, leading to 13 unearned runs.

Good Eye

Decker Ushers in New Era

When Harvard hosts Penn at O’Donnell Field this Saturday, the Crimson will compete at home for the first time all season. If Coach Bill Decker has his way, in a few years, the trip to Cambridge will not be one that opponents enjoy making.


Army Takes Two of Three from Baseball

The Crimson started the series on a high note, riding strong pitching and consistent offense to a 5-1 win. But Harvard could not build on the momentum, as the Black Knights earned victories in the following two contests.


After Dropping Two, Baseball Beats Michigan State

Despite dropping Saturday’s doubleheader, the Harvard baseball team had the last word on Monday, scoring seven runs in two big innings to secure a win against its Big Ten opponent.


Baseball Picks Up First Win of Season

Harvard (1-7) earned its first W of the season over Lamar (11-6) in Beaumont, Texas, with a clean 4-0 victory Friday night. But the team’s struggles in close games continued, as the Crimson dropped a pair of one-run contests on Saturday and fell, 10-3, in the final game of the series on Sunday.


NOTEBOOK: Seniors Propel Harvard to 80-47 Win Over Columbia

The seniors on the Harvard men’s basketball team (24-4, 11-1 Ivy) took to the floor at Lavietes Pavilion for the last time Saturday night, but they asserted their ownership of the gym before they left.


Wrestling Suffers 33-6 Loss to No. 6 Cornell

If the Harvard wrestling team had a chance at knocking off No. 6 Cornell, everything needed to go its way.

Men's Squash

Men's Squash Sweeps Princeton to Win Sixth Straight

Last season, the Harvard men’s squash team took its undefeated record to Princeton, New Jersey, only to suffer a 5-4 defeat at the hands of the then top-ranked Tigers. But in this season’s edition of the rivalry, the end result was very different.


Football Owns Yale For Seventh Straight Year

Nothing else seems to indicate that Harvard’s run at the top of the Ivy League—and its taming of its biggest rivals—will end anytime soon.


Football Goes for Seventh Straight Win Over Yale

The storied rivalry will continue this Saturday when Harvard (8-1, 5-1 Ivy) travels to New Haven for the 130th rendition of The Game. Just like last year, the Crimson is the better team, currently in second place in the Ancient Eight and one play away from an undefeated record.


Former Quarterbacks Play Catch-Up

Upon coming to Harvard, Zorn and Hamblin expected to contribute heavily to the Crimson’s success. That’s exactly what they have done—but not exactly how they might have expected.

Conner's a Goner

NOTEBOOK: Penn Almost Completes Biggest Comeback In Football History

Five minutes into the third quarter, sophomore running back Paul Stanton capped an effortless, 76-yard drive by punching in his second touchdown of the day. The scoreboard read Harvard 38, Penn 0. It was your classic laugher. But from that point on, nothing went right for the Harvard football team.


Football Set To Face Penn in Home Finale

But even though the matchup may lack the high stakes characteristic of previous years, the rivalry between the two traditional conference powerhouses will rage on in the Crimson’s last home game of the season.


Football Dominates Columbia, 34-0

The Harvard football team's offense eventually slowed, but the Crimson still breezed by Columbia.

Third Time's the Charm

NOTEBOOK: Stanton and Hempel Carry Crimson to Victory

When things weren’t working in the air, the Harvard football team turned to the ground game. And that just may have bought the Crimson a win on Saturday.

Men's Ice Hockey

Hockey Preview 2014

The Oval

Seeing Red: Stanford v. Harvard

blood handprint

Dead Letter: The Aesthetics of Horror

Election Strategy

Where Did All The Ideas Go?