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Buddy’s Buddy: The Lifelong Friendship of Two Football Legends

Buddy Teevens, former head coach of Dartmouth College football and life-long friend of Harvard football head coach Tim Murphy, passed away last week following a tragic biking accident he suffered in March. In this feature, Murphy recounts bittersweet memories with his friend and the ways his legacy will continue on in Ivy League football.

Go Big Green

The 1978 Dartmouth football team sits for a team photo. As quarterback for the Big Green, Teevens was named captain and Ivy League Player of the Year, leading his team to the Ivy League title.

Remember When

Tim Murphy (back) and then-head coach Buddy Teevens (front) walk alongside the University of Maine football team in 1985. At 28 years old, Teevens was made the youngest head coach in the history of Division I football while at the New England university.

Maggie May

Senior guard and captain Maggie McCarthy prepare for a shot at the net in Harvard women's basketball 2022 matchup against Boston College. The Medfield native most recently recorded a career-high of three-pointers in the Crimson's 86-59 victory against Cornell.

‘We Can Do Hard Things’: Grace Taylor's Success in Harvard Women's Lacrosse While Battling Cancer

Earlier this month, Harvard women’s lacrosse’s sophomore defender Grace Taylor earned her second All-Ivy Honorable Mention accolade as a key member of the defense that led the Crimson to the Ivy League women’s lacrosse tournament. Impressive, yes, but even more impressive is how Taylor was using her stick as a cane less than six months earlier.

A Sit Down with Theresa Moore '86: Harvard Track and Field, ESPN, and the Power of Storytelling

Theresa Moore is not only a decorated Ivy League track star but a storyteller committed to shedding light on those whose tales have not been told. The former Harvard track and field captain has been an influential member of many communities beyond the track squad, including ESPN and now her own production company, T-Time Productions.

Ready for Moore

Theresa Moore '86, a former captain of Harvard track and field, now owns her own production company, T-Time Productions.

Two Jerseys, Two Teams, Four Years: Meet Harvard's Two-Sport Athlete, Maggie McCarthy

Some Harvard students devote most of their time to studies, others spend hours split between the classroom and the field, while others begin their morning in one jersey and end their day in another. Well, just one: graduating senior and women’s basketball captain Maggie McCarthy.

Kentucky Leaders

Over one hundred years ago, historic powerhouse and reigning national champion Harvard football lost to Centre College by the narrow margin of six to zero. Centre, which traveled to play the Crimson from Danville, Ky., was led by these four players, particularly quarterback Bo McMillin.

Like Father Like Son

My father, a graduate of Centre College, and I were on Centre’s campus in July 2021, where we found the wall that continues to commemorate the outcome of the game in 1921.

‘C6 H0’: The History and Legacy of Harvard Football’s Stunning 1921 Loss to Centre College

Inscribed today on a wall in the campus of Centre College in Danville, Kentucky, is a short combination of white letters and numbers: “C6 H0.” Centre’s students first carved this message into the brick on October 29, 1921, to celebrate the score, six to zero, of their football team’s improbable victory over Harvard University, then among the most dominant programs in American college football.

A Century Later

My father and I during freshman parents’ weekend in November 2019. We watched the Harvard-Dartmouth football game that Saturday afternoon, which, like Centre versus Harvard in 1921, ended in a low score of Dartmouth nine, Harvard six.

A Red Carpet Affair: Harvard Athletics Honors 50th Anniversary of Title IX

In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the passage of Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, Harvard Athletics has showcased the achievements of Harvard female student-athletes, past and present, through a season’s worth of programming.

Future Trailblazers

Members of the Harvard women's ice hockey team pose for a picture at the Title IX event at Lavietes Pavillion on Saturday. Women's ice hockey alumna Angela Ruggiero '04, CEO and co-founder of the Sports Innovation Lab, received the Trailblazer Award.

A Red Carpet Affair

Lavietes Pavillion was turned into a red carpet for a dinner celebration of Harvard female student-athletes in honor of the 50th anniversary of the Title IX amendment.

Blake is No Flake

Harvard tennis legend James Blake '01 competes at the Miami Open in 2008. Blake now plays an administrative role at many of the sport's professional tournaments, alongside involvement in charitable and activist missions.

A Sit Down with James Blake '01, Harvard Tennis Legend

James Blake ‘01, the former Harvard tennis star who reached a career-high ranking of No. 4 in the world in 2006, wears many hats today: tennis player, commentator, tournament director, charity director, author, public speaker, and many more. Ten years after retirement, Blake continues to break barriers as he brings his life and tennis experience to the sport.

From the Beanpot to the Booth: Tripp Tracy ’96 Reflects on Harvard, Hockey, and the Hurricanes

Goaltender for the Crimson, victor of the Beanpot, and beloved announcer for the Carolina Hurricanes, Tripp Tracy ‘96 has seen it all. Now, beloved color commentator for the Carolina Hurricanes, host of the podcast ‘Digging in with Tripp’, and one of the brightest personalities in the league, Tracy has made a place for himself.

Sabre Tooth

Senior sabre Elizabeth Tartakovsky competes in a match against New York University's Sharon Ni on January 28. The Crimson went on to win the match 18-9, and most recently took fourth place out of 28 teams at the NCAA Championships in N.C.

Shipping Up to Boston

The Harvard men's ice hockey team huddles at the bench in its 2023 Beanpot game against Boston College on February 6 at the TD Garden. The TD Garden announced on March 21 that it would host the 45th playing of the Women's Beanpot in 2024.

Alex(a), Play Shipping Up to Boston

Sophomore goaltender Alex Pellicci extends to make the save against Boston College in the Women's Beanpot Semifinal on February 7th. Harvard lost to the Eagles 3-0, and suffered another loss to Boston University in the consolation game.

TD Garden to Host 45th Women’s Beanpot Championship

For the first time in its history, the Women’s Beanpot will be contested in an NHL arena. On March 21, the TD Garden announced that the 45th Dunkin’ Women’s Beanpot Championship will be played at TD Garden, home of the Boston Bruins and Boston Celtics, on Jan. 23, 2024.

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