Sep 25th, 2010
6:07 pm
September 25th, 2010 | Uncategorized
Mixed loyalties for Yale Silly Bands

Color confusion? Yale Athletics handed out complimentary packets of Silly Bands — the popular, shape-retaining rubber bands — at the home women’s soccer game against Princeton on Saturday. The nine bands spelled out “Yale” twice and included one shaped like the Bulldog mascot. But the free Yale-pride items had one major problem: white, gray and […]

Aug 21st, 2009
12:13 pm
August 21st, 2009 | Uncategorized
No, Jack Siedlecki isn’t following him

This just in from the Athletics Department: Football coach Tom Williams is now tweeting. The first-year coach will post updates about his team “as much as several times a day” during summer camp and throughout the regular season, according to a press release on the Yale Bulldogs Web site, which began publicizing his Twitter feed […]

Jul 10th, 2009
12:04 am
July 10th, 2009 | Uncategorized
Tom Williams on coaching in the Ivy League: ‘You don’t get that midnight phone call’

What’s the allure of coaching college football at a school like Yale rather than a big-time program? You should be able to sleep at night without wondering which of your players is about to get arrested — or so Tom Williams hopes. “You don’t have to worry about many off-the-field issues,” he said tonight on […]

Jun 15th, 2009
1:08 pm
June 15th, 2009 | City
New Haven’s own tennis-themed ‘American Idol’

  Last week, all that stood between ambitious kids and a spot on center court at the Pilot Pen tennis tournament was the singer JoJo. At the second annual Pilot Pen Tennis Casting Call, kids 12 and younger nervously vied for the gig to sing “America the Beautiful” at the tennis tournament held annually in […]

May 18th, 2009
3:13 am
May 18th, 2009 | Uncategorized
As seniors depart, juniors assume captainships

With Commencement nearing and the seasons having concluded for most spring sports, nearly all Yale teams have now named their captains for next year.  The list of captains, compiled by the News’ sports reporters, is below. Fall Men’s Cross Country — Chris Labosky ’10 Women’s Cross Country — Stephany Reaves ’10 Field Hockey — Julia […]

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