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.
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.
FOOTBALL: Yale scores high-profile Hines
Yale football appears to have scored big in the offseason when Bo Hines, a wide receiver from North Carolina State, announced his intentions to transfer to Yale in the fall. Hines, a true freshman, led the Wolfpack in both catches and yards on the season.
MEN’S SOCCER: The “Stannard Era” begins
The News spoke with Stannard about his transition into the Ivy League, the difficult recovery from a poor 2014 Bulldog season and the changes he intends to bring to the Yale soccer program.
VOLLEYBALL: Yale faces No. 11 Arizona at NCAAs
After defeating Harvard before Thanksgiving break to secure the tournament bid, the Yale volleyball team (18–7, 12–2 Ivy) will play in the NCAA tournament for the fourth consecutive year, taking on the No. 11 Arizona Wildcats.
FOOTBALL: In Reno, a turnaround titan
Two years after posting a disappointing 2–8 record, the Yale football team’s historic 2014 season highlighted the program’s rebuilding under head coach Tony Reno.
VOLLEYBALL: Appleman talks NCAA tourney
Before the team left for the University of Arizona for the first round of the NCAA Tournament, Appleman spoke to the News about the history of the team and what it hopes to accomplish.