Crashing the Boards: Women’s Basketball

By JP VIEIRA Coming in on a 2-game win streak, the Harvard women’s basketball team was hoping for a hat trick in their home game this week against Quinnipiac. In an extremely close game, which saw both teams playing in double overtime, Harvard led Quinnipiac 32-30 at the end of the first half. As the second half began, Harvard tried to pull away multiple times, but Quinnipiac stayed in the game. Down the final stretch, Harvard gave up their lead, but managed to send the game to overtime with a buzzer-beating shot from captain Madeline Raster. The first overtime almost …

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March Madness comes Early!

By JP Vieira   Coming off an incredible year, in which Harvard Men’s Basketball won their sixth Ivy League championship in program history, expectations were high for the upcoming season. Last Tuesday, November 2nd, college basketball started off the new season around the country. For Harvard’s first match-up, they hosted their Cambridge neighbors: MIT. By no means was this meant to be an easy game,  as Harvard had a lot to prove coming off of an astounding 2017-2018 season. Harvard played well in the first half, as did MIT…the score at the end of the first half was 40-39 in …

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Sports Briefs

By JP VIERIRA The intramural soccer season was starting for both Winthrop and Cabot Houses. Winthrop, having made it into the finals last season, were heavy favorites, as countless people were calling for a blow-out and claiming that Winthrop house would simply breeze through. But as kick-off began, it became evident that Cabot meant business this season. Cabot dominated the midfield, and 10 minutes into the first half, Cabot opened up the scoring with a great shot from outside of the 18-yard box. Cabot continued to pressure Winthrop, when out of nowhere, Winthrop mounted an amazing counterattack that ended with …

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