Men’s heavyweights’ struggles continue

The men’s heavyweight crew team has had a tough season so far. With a solid victory over Dartmouth on April 12, the Bulldogs retained the Olympic Axe, but the crew has since handed over two trophies that have adorned the Gilder Boathouse for at least a year. Columbia grabbed the Blackwell Cup last weekend and […]

Lightweights win Cup, then beat Cornell

It’s been a breeze for the men’s crew team this season — even with the extremely breezy weather over the weekend on the Housatonic River. The men’s lightweight crew team kept the Dodge Cup in its trophy case with a victory over Columbia and Penn. Saturday morning’s three-race sweep led to success in the afternoon, […]

After 67 years, heavyweights lose Cup to Lions

Men’s heavyweight crew could not carry last week’s success at the Olympic Axe into the Blackwell Cup this weekend. Yale grabbed three of four races against Columbia and Penn but could not pull out a varsity eight win to secure the trophy for the 68th consecutive year in its last home race of the season. […]

Elis come up short in scoring barrage

The ailing men’s lacrosse team could not pull out a victory last night despite a second-half comeback in Hanover, N.H. The squad, which has yet to win a match against an Ancient Eight opponent, suffered a 17-14 loss to the Big Green in its penultimate conference competition. The Bulldogs trailed the home team, 4-9, in […]

Lightweights just keep on winning

The men’s lightweight crew team is mowing down every opponent that crosses its path. In just two competitions in the spring season, the varsity boat has tasted only victory. With this past weekend’s sweep of the Joy Cup, the entire crew team has won a race. After overwhelming Georgetown and MIT in the pouring rain […]

Heavyweights hold on to Olympic Axe

This article has been corrected. You may view this article’s correction here. In its fifth year of competition, the Olympic Axe trophy has not yet left the Gilder Boathouse. The men’s heavyweight crew team ensured that the Axe would not make the nearly 200-mile trek to Hanover, N.H. as the Elis swept the Big Green […]

Men’s crew sees mixed results on both coasts

The heavyweight crew team had mixed results against a literal sea of top-class opponents in San Diego’s Mission Bay over the weekend, while the lightweight team enjoyed a win in its first competition of the spring season. The heavyweight varsity boat headed to San Diego, Calif., to participate in the San Diego Classic. Meanwhile, back […]

Elbow healing, pitcher looks west

It happens all the time. One day you have a 4-1 record, the next day you need Tommy John reconstructive surgery. For pitcher Chris Wietlispach ’08, his career-stalling elbow injury has become a blessing in disguise in his pursuit of the major leagues. Because the Ivy League does not allow its athletes to compete as […]

Frosh win, but men’s eight falls to Brown

The freshman boats of the men’s heavyweight crew team stole the show on the Housatonic on Saturday. The freshman eight topped Brown by a slim 1.59 seconds, while one of the two fours grabbed a 13.6-second victory. The second split-squad freshman boat came in third to a Brown boat and its Yale teammates. [ydn-legacy-photo-inline id=”12456″ […]

From the Field: Dodgertown, USA: A special place to spend spring break

VERO BEACH, Fla. — I’m sitting in an Irish pub with the ghosts of Dodgers past. Shoved between the neon beer signs and flat-screen TVs at Bobby’s are signed pictures and balls from Dodger greats: Steve Yeager, pitcher Ron Perranoski and Tommy Lasorda. Perranoski — a Vero Beach, Flor. resident — is holding court in […]

M. bball hopes to win to end season

The men’s basketball team closes out a mediocre season on the road against Dartmouth (10-16, 3-9 Ivy) before ending its schedule with a visit to rival Harvard (10-16, 3-9). The fifth-place Elis (11-15, 5-7) are coming off a four-game losing streak that was snapped on senior night with a win over Princeton. The Tigers are […]

‘Little League’ brings hype and noise to amphitheater

It’s Friday night at 5:45 and the men’s soccer team is just finishing its off-season weight training. The players rush to change into baseball uniforms before grabbing a quick dinner and heading to the Lee Amphitheater for the men’s basketball game at seven. They arrive decked out in their “dress code” of a baseball jersey, […]