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Sam Danello

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Fourth and None: Upset of the Year

Seeking a championship four-peat, Harvard football fell short against Yale, ending a nine-game win streak in The Game and an era of Ivy dominance.

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Football Spring Game Previews Dominant Defense

“The big thing is that we have experience this year,” captain Luke Hutton said. “When you have guys that have played 10 games that are coming back, it’s huge for how well you’re going to play.”

Hunt or Be Hunted

Wrestling Season Comes to an End — Or Does It?

For many wrestlers, the offseason is long because it is not truly off. Depending how you look at it, wrestling either never stops or rarely starts. Months of practice time overshadow minutes of live action.

Outside Looking In
Men's Volleyball

Harvard Records Second Sweep of Season vs. Coker

Last Friday night, Harvard men’s volleyball suffered perhaps the most crushing loss of the season. The result, which stranded Harvard in fourth in the EIVA, left a bitter taste. Also lingering was the question of how the Crimson would respond to such an emotional bender. The answer came exactly four nights later.


Ladnier, Ott, and Johnson Earn NCAA Wrestling Bids

While Ott and Ladnier qualified for the first time, Johnson will make a return trip after appearing in the 2016 NCAA Tournament.


BRIEF: Wrestling Snatches Win over Hofstra with Postseason Looming

Prior to Friday night, Harvard wrestling had dropped four straight matches. Against the Pride, however, a pin by freshman A.J. Jaffe set the stage for a dominant evening.

Al Gore Wrote for the HPR
Magic of Numbers

Al Gore Wrote for the HPR

The HPR team—"a bunch of blue-collar guys," according to freshman Chad Borgman—poses after Sunday's competition.

Al Gore Wrote for the HPR
Sports Blog

HPR Blanks Sports Board in High-Stakes Grudge Match

“I was born in a small cottage 50 miles outside of Detroit,” HPR President Ali Hakim said. “There’s no record of my birth."


Postseason Nears for Wrestling Despite Recent Losses

At the start of March, Harvard wrestlers will compete at the EIWA Championships and potentially the NCAA Championships. Last weekend, though, the Crimson lost a pair of matches to Ivy League foes.

Kanon Can

Wrestling Edges Columbia, Falls to No. 9 Cornell

The contests against the Lions and the Big Red marked the start of conference play for Harvard.

Pure Dominance
Women's Squash

Dreary Weather Does Little to Hold Back Spring Sports

As well as basketball players have shot, runners have sprinted, and swimmers have surged, nothing can match the dominance of the women’s squash team.

No Ordinary Joe

Wrestling Competes at MAC, Splits Contests

Last Saturday, the Crimson dispatched Franklin & Marshall with ease but lost a tight one to Bucknell later in the afternoon.

Women's Squash

No. 1 Women's Squash Takes Two Top Five Matchups

Last weekend loomed as a threat to the Crimson’s reign, as the squad visited the No. 2 Quakers and No. 4 Princeton. But the threat never materialized, as Harvard dropped its first matches of the season but still dispatched Penn and the Tigers, 7-2 and 8-1, respectively.

Marko Above the Rest
Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Starts Play with Losses to Midwestern Competition

The Crimson defeats came at Lewis and Loyola, respectively ranked eighth and ninth in the nation.

Women's Swimming

Women's Swimming and Diving Sinks Lions, Goes West

While Harvard swimmers dispatched Columbia at Blodgett Pool, Crimson divers visited Denver, Colo. and Salt Lake City, Utah for two competitions.