This year, Harvard hockey coach Ted Donato ’91 is coaching his son, freshman forward — and future Bruin — Ryan Donato.
Harvard football coach Tim Murphy explains the unanimous vote by the Ivy League’s coaches to end full-contact practices, promoting safety.
“Good morning!” barks a scarf-wrapped runner in tights, peering through the darkness as she climbs the steps into cavernous Harvard Stadium. A woman nearby ...
As The Game approaches, Harvard football is looking for success. But coach Tim Murphy is also preparing his graduating seniors for success in life.
Charles River, frozen into the spring, hampers Harvard’s crew season. Lightweight crew competitions were canceled for Saturday due to the icy conditions on the Charles. The men's heavyweight crew will compete on April 4.
The Harvard men’s and women’s hockey teams closed out exciting regular seasons, and head for the playoffs.
The Crimson men's ice hockey will compete in the Beanpot tournament on Feb. 3, facing off against second-ranked Boston University. Harvard is nationally ranked in both men’s and women’s ice hockey.
Last Sunday at the Head of the Charles, the Radcliffe heavyweight crew, stroked by Elizabeth Fitzhenry ’15, completed the three-mile race in 16:59:69 ― good for eighth place in the women’s championship event.
In the deathly hallows of the MAC Quad, the Harvard Quidditch team practices in the rain — tumbling through the mud while riding atop PVC broomsticks. ...
In the upcoming season, Harvard’s women’s volleyball and field hockey and men’s water polo teams will be the ones to watch.
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The Harvard Cricket Club has made impressive strides since its revival in 2011, and is aiming for a Final Four finish in national competition over spring break.
It was pretty much the opposite of a quiet Saturday morning brunch, a rough-and-tumble rugby match in which 15 fierce and brawny Harvard women relentlessly tackled Princeton’s players to move the ball up the pitch and score.
"We are off to a solid start at 2-0, but we have a great deal of room for improvement ...," said a cautious head football coach Tim Murphy after the win over Brown University on Sept. 28. Harvard goes up against Holy Cross on Oct. 5. It won't have another home game until Oct. 19.
The 103rd season of Harvard basketball opens Nov. 10 against Holy Cross as part of a tripleheader at TD Garden.
A memorial service for Harry Parker on Aug. 17 gathered the coach's family and former students. Parker passed away June 25 at the age of 77. He served as the Thomas Bolles Head Coach for Harvard Men's Heavyweight Crew for 51 seasons.
After dropping the first game of their doubleheader with Princeton, 4-1, on April 5, the Crimson came back to win the second, 11-3. They close out the week with back-to-back doubleheaders in a four-game set against Yale today and Saturday.
After dropping the doubles point, the Harvard women’s tennis team won five of the six singles matches to knock off crosstown rival Boston University, 5-2, on Friday at the Murr Center.
Harvard freshman Christina Gao is also a top-ranked figure skater, and is doing so well in competitions that she’s taking a leaving from school to train for the Olympics.
Co-captains Jillian Dempsey ’13 and Laura Bellamy ’13 showed their leadership with their play on the ice as they powered the women’s hockey team to a convincing 8-1 win over Providence College Dec. 7.
Harvard will create a varsity women's rugby team, to begin play in the 2013-14 season.
The Harvard Polo Club, which dates to early in the 20th century, is enjoying a strong revival after a hiatus.
It's been an up-and-down season for the women's softball and men's baseball teams, both of which hope to cobble together late-season surges.
The men’s and women’s teams teach lessons to the community in the spring and fall to help fund their training trips in winter.
Extending what’s become a banner year for Harvard’s athletics, the men’s and women’s track and field teams have been breaking University records left and right.
Two high school friends brought an old-fashioned backyard tossing game with them when they entered Harvard, and now it’s an official club sport.
Crimson forward Victoria Lippert, set to pass the 1,000-point scoring milestone, has other interests too, ranging from volunteer work to crime-fighting technology.
Coach Tommy Amaker and his Harvard men’s basketball team began the second half of their breakout season with a 15-2 record and the University’s first national ranking in the sport. The passionate group of young men, led by captains Keith Wright ’12 and Oliver McNally ’12, has been playing in front of boisterous, sell-out crowds in Lavietes Pavilion.
The Crimson toppled Dartmouth and next take on George Washington University in a sold-out game on Jan. 14.
With both the men’s and women’s squash teams still undefeated, the teams look to capitalize on their momentum when the season resumes after winter break.
A top swimmer with hopes for a national title, Chuck Katis also oversees The Magic of Miracles, a nonprofit that entertains sick children.
After winning a share of the Ivy League championship last season and setting a program record for wins, Harvard’s men’s basketball team looks to build on its success when the season starts Nov. 11 against M.I.T.
Tim Murphy, the Thomas Stephenson Family head Coach for Harvard football, became the School's all-time winningest football coach as his Crimson cruised past Columbia, 35-21, Saturday at Lawrence Wien Stadium. Murphy surpassed Joe Restic's mark of 117 career wins and heads into the Penn game with an all-time record of 118-58 in his 18th season with the program.
The undergraduates on Harvard’s men’s basketball team got a thrill Oct. 30 when Hall of Fame coach Larry Brown led them through their paces in front of more than 150 youth, high school, and college coaches from in and around New England. The drills and accompanying lecture at Lavietes Pavilion were part of the annual Harvard Men’s Basketball Coaches Clinic, now in its fifth year.
After an inconsistent season and a late win streak, the women’s soccer team has two games left. Its eye is on the prize, the league championship.
Boxing has longstanding roots at the University. A required sport in the halcyon days of Theodore Roosevelt, today the Harvard Boxing Club is keeping tradition alive, but with a modern twist — its inclusion of women.
It is 20 minutes before midnight on a balmy September night. Thirty-seven Harvard varsity swimmers and divers stand in a circle on a shadowy brick patio outside Blodgett Pool. The men are milling, joshing, and preparing mentally for the 12:01 a.m. arrival of the competitive swimming season in the Ivy League. Oct. 1 is upon them.
Buffalo Bills quarterback and Harvard alumnus Ryan Fitzpatrick ’05 says he learned some of his most important life lessons while at the College. Including the end of last season, he has led the Bills to seven wins in their past 10 games. Years of patience and preparation are now paying off.
Harvard senior volleyball player Christine Wu, set to become the team’s all-time leader in digs — or saving passes — hopes to make the pros before heading to medical school.
After a summer of workouts, Harvard football players look to their opening game against Holy Cross, hoping to create a season to remember.
These photos offer an in-depth look into life at Winthrop House.
Setbacks in her ski racing career set Marguerite Thorp on the path to serving her passion for global health and social justice.
With a victory over heavily favored Notre Dame on May 1 in Pittsburgh, the Radcliffe Rugby Football Club claimed the 2011 USA Rugby Division II National Championship. It was an astonishing success for a team whose future seemed uncertain only a few years ago.
The Radcliffe Rugby Football Club has been crowned the 2011 USA Rugby DII National Champion after an incredible matchup against Notre Dame.
Harvard’s squad, a club team that is the oldest in the nation, is used to battling long odds (as well as mud and geese) to continue being a premier program.
Freshmen Morgan Powell and Mariah Pewarski balance schoolwork with playing two sports — and wouldn’t have it any other way.
Aisha and Shayna Price are sisters from Hawaii who rock it out in the swimming pool for Harvard’s water polo team.
Last year, the Harvard men’s basketball team won the most games in its history. This year, despite graduation of their best player and significant injuries, the Crimson are in a position to finish even better.
Harvard wrestlers work toward a turnaround after an early-season losing streak.
After two losing seasons, Harvard hockey coach Ted Donato is confident in his team’s strengths and winning ability.
With roots dating to 1890, an eclectic group gathers each fall for the cycling season, learning the rules of the road and having fun.