Sports

Brown upset by w. tennis

April 1, 2008 • 0
The die has been cast. In its Ivy League opener at home Sunday afternoon, the women’s tennis team (5-8, 1-0 Ivy) edged past Brown (9-5, 0-1) in a nail-biting win, 4-3. Playing with both Sarah Lederhandler ’10 and Lauren Ritz ’11 back in the singles lineup after the much-anticipated go-ahead from their physical trainers, the »
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M. tennis crushes lowly Manhattan

April 1, 2008 • 0
Money doesn’t make a good team, but it sure doesn’t hurt. In its last match before the start of their Ivy season, the men’s tennis team (6-8) crushed Manhattan College (0-5) 6-1 on Saturday at home at the Cullman-Heyman indoor courts. Jeff Dawson ’09 commented that the Manhattan Jaspers lost their scholarship money this year »
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Bulldogs crush UMass at home, end loss streak

March 27, 2008 • 0
A little sun, a little fresh air and a lot of aggressive play was all it took for the women’s tennis team to disrupt its streak of losses with a much-deserved victory. In their last match before heading into the Ivy League season, the Bulldogs (4-8) cruised past UMass (3-9) yesterday afternoon at home, 6-1. »
City

Union Station put on track to renovation

March 24, 2008 • 2
If new renovation proposals for New Haven’s Union Station successfully pass, town residents and Yale students may begin their travels from a destination in and of itself. Downtown expansion in New Haven is picking up speed as developers aim to remarket Union Station as the center of a “transit-oriented development district.” In what city Director »
Sports

BYU eludes Bulldogs, who finish fourth

March 24, 2008 • 0
Despite freezing winds and a missing starter, the men’s tennis team posted an admirable finish over the weekend in the Boise State Invitational in Boise, Idaho. The Bulldogs placed fourth out of a pack of seven teams, capping their slew of spring break matches in California. Their finish in the tournament followed successive losses over »
Sports

Despite close matches, Elis fall 4-3

March 24, 2008 • 1
Over their spring break matches in Colorado and California, the women’s tennis team could not catch a break, letting its season record drop to 3-8 as it returns home to head into Ivy League play. The Elis faced Loyola Marymount (6-9) on March 18 in Los Angeles, Calif., to wrap up spring-break play. Despite winning »
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Syracuse win halts skid for w. tennis at 2

March 4, 2008 • 0
For women’s tennis, it’s no excuses — just results. The women (3-3) rallied after back-to-back losses last weekend to win a hot-and-cold match at home against Syracuse University (6-8) Saturday. Looking ahead to key matches over spring break and the start of the Ivy League season, the victory was especially important for the women’s team, »
Sports

Men’s tennis, streak now 4, wins at Army

March 4, 2008 • 0
Men’s tennis continued their winning streak Sunday, forcing Army into a retreat. The men’s team (4-2) halted Army’s Black Knights (7-3) in West Point, N.Y., securing their four-straight win. The Bulldogs swept the doubles bracket, kick-starting the match with confidence they hoped to carry into singles, head coach Alex Dorato said. “Doubles was excellent,” he »
Sports

Men sweep, but women swept for Yale tennis

February 26, 2008 • 0
In the nation’s capital this past weekend, the men’s tennis team found that victory may actually be easier than government work. The Elis are riding a three-game winning streak after dual 5-2 wins against Georgetown (2-7) and Navy (9-3) on the road, bringing the team’s season record to 3-2. The women’s team, away in Boston »
City

‘Second stores’ hope to repeat original success

February 25, 2008 • 2
An “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” attitude may help University Properties fill storefronts, but not necessarily with entirely novel tenants. Within the last month, University Properties has announced the opening of eight new restaurants and stores, ranging from skater shops to southwest grills — three of which have previously existing primary locations within »
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Bulldogs bounce back to beat Wofford

February 19, 2008 • 0
Rebounds aren’t only for basketball. During last weekend’s matches in Greenville, S.C., the men’s tennis team recovered quickly from a 7-0 loss Saturday against Furman (1-3) to defeat Wofford (3-4) on Sunday, 6-1. Head coach Alex Dorato said the team, which played with a full lineup after two players had been injured earlier in the »
City

Audubon toy store to shut doors

February 18, 2008 • 0
Even for toy stores, business is not always fun and games. After five years at 77 Audubon St., Richard Stack, owner of Toystore on Audubon, said he will not be renewing his lease when it expires in early March. A “25% off” sign stands outside the store’s front door, advertising the end of what he »