Sep 21st, 2012
12:29 am
September 21st, 2012 | Sports
Ivy sportswriters predict Cornell over Yale

Every Friday during football season, writers from Ivy League college newspapers send in their predictions for the weekend’s Ivy League matchups. In the first weekend of Ancient Eight matchups, reigning champion Harvard (1-0, 0-0 Ivy) will hit the road to face Brown (1-0, 0-0 Ivy), while Yale (1-0, 0-0 Ivy) heads up to Ithaca, N.Y., […]

Sep 11th, 2012
10:50 pm
September 11th, 2012 | Sports
M. BASKETBALL | Harvard stars implicated in cheating scandal

Harvard’s chances to repeat as Ivy League champions this year hit a serious roadblock Tuesday, as two of the team’s best players were implicated in its recent cheating scandal. Co-captain Kyle Casey withdrew before Harvard’s Tuesday course registration deadline, Sports Illustrated reported early Tuesday morning. The magazine later reported that point guard and co-captain Brandyn […]

Sep 11th, 2012
9:58 pm
September 11th, 2012 | Sports
FOOTBALL | QB Whitelaw ’14 quits team

When the football team leaves campus Thursday evening for its season-opener at Georgetown, quarterback John Whitelaw ’14 will not be on board. Whitelaw announced his departure from the football team in an email to his teammates Tuesday, the News has learned. His decision comes in the wake of head coach Tony Reno’s announcement that Eric […]

Aug 8th, 2012
11:15 pm
August 8th, 2012 | Sports
BASEBALL | Elis have tough first week with Red Sox

BOSTON — It has been a tough week back in Beantown for Ryan Lavarnway ’09. Boston has gone 2–5 since the former Yale catcher was called up from Triple-A Pawtucket on Aug. 1, just a day after the Red Sox acquired reliever Craig Breslow ’02 from the Arizona Diamondbacks. And Lavarnway, a slugger with a […]

Aug 1st, 2012
11:17 pm
August 1st, 2012 | Sports
BASEBALL | Breslow ’02 and Lavarnway ’09 to play for Boston

Pitcher Craig Breslow ’02 and catcher Ryan Lavarnway ’09 never played together at Yale. They will get that chance in Boston, as the two former Bulldogs became teammates on the Red Sox today. Boston recalled Lavarnway from Triple-A Pawtucket today, just a day after acquiring left-handed reliever Breslow from the Arizona Diamondbacks in exchange for […]

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