ONORATO: Celebrating the BowlThis fall marks 100 years of football at the historic Yale Bowl.
ONORATO: Jeter transcends rivalryI have always been, and will always be, a diehard Red Sox fan.
HE: Feeding the white elephantsFor every iconic sports team, there is an iconic stadium or arena associated with it.
HE: Student-athletes should be paidBut greed, as it turns out, is not always good.
ONORATO: Celebrating America's pastimeMade and perfected right here at home, the sport and the experience that baseball offers is uniquely American.
Alumni fund new polo arenaThe intercollegiate teams of the Yale Polo Club started off 2015 with mixed results this past weekend, as the men’s squad rode to an easy victory over Brown, but the women’s team faltered on its home arena against Skidmore. For members of the Yale teams, though, the opening games were not nearly as important as the venue the matches were played in.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Simpson steps up for Elis
When Yale women’s basketball captain Sarah Halejian ’15 tore her ACL, putting her out of competition for the season, the Bulldogs despaired — but little did they know that guard Tamara Simpson ’18 would step up to the plate and help the Elis secure wins in their first two Ivy games.
MEN’S BASKETBALL: Yale hoops, by the numbers
The numbers corroborate the standings: The Elis is the team to beat in the Ancient Eight.
ONORATO: The holiday of hype
It certainly seems to be something more than just football. There is an incredible narrative that goes with the entire event that, although obvious, might be worth a second look.
FOOTBALL: Following Senior Bowl, Varga talks NFL future
The News got a chance to catch up with tailback Tyler Varga ’15 after a whirlwind week that saw the Kitchener, Ontario native burst onto the radar screen of all 32 NFL teams with a stellar performance at the Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama.
GYMNASTICS: Tough loss for Bulldogs
The Yale gymnastics squad nearly tied its record-setting team total against Ivy rival Penn on Sunday, thanks to solid routines by captain Morgan Traina ’15 and Tatiana Winkelman ’17, but ultimately fell 193.150–191.000 in heartbreaking fashion.
SQUASH: Bulldogs bounce back in matches at GW and Navy
After dropping three combined matches last week, the Yale men’s and women’s squash teams were able to rally, winning all three of their matches this past weekend.
FENCING: Elis fail to break through in New York
Competing against some of the top-ranked teams in the nation, the Yale men’s and women’s fencing teams came away with a mixed bag of results this weekend at the NYU Invitational.
WOMEN’S BASKETBALL: Offense reaches new heights
A week after the Yale women’s basketball team defeated Brown at home, it repeated history on Brown’s home court 79–69 on Friday thanks to a season-high 66.7 percent shooting from the field in the second half.
WOMEN’S HOCKEY: Fiery Bulldogs split series with Brown
For the second weekend in a row, the Yale women’s hockey team split a pair of conference games, this time earning a win and a loss against Brown.
FOOTBALL: Varga shines in Senior Bowl
Saturday night in the fourth quarter of the Reese’s Senior Bowl, NFL Network commentator Mike Mayock and his crew could be heard singing the Yale fight song on national television. The reason? Tyler Varga ’15, Yale football running back and now a serious NFL prospect, was taking over the game.
MEN’S HOCKEY: Yale drops both games in weekend away
Coming off of a strong four-point ECAC weekend against Brown last weekend, the Yale Bulldogs were unable to continue the win streak, dropping consecutive matchups against St. Lawrence and Clarkson on Friday and Saturday.