College: Harvard’s Jones, Yale’s Grooms take home Bushnell Cup honors

December 12, 2022

Image courtesy of The Ivy League (@IvyLeague) On Monday afternoon, Harvard defensive lineman Truman Jones was named the Bushnell Cup winner as the Ivy League’s defensive player of the year along with Princeton’s Liam Johnson. Yale quarterback Nolan Grooms took home the offensive honor. Grooms led the Bulldogs to the Ivy League title with a win against Harvard in The Game on the final day of the season, while Jones…

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The Game: Yale 19, Harvard 14; Bulldogs clinch Ivy League title in 138th edition of historic matchup

November 20, 2022

CAMBRIDGE – The intensity and uneasiness in the air could be felt as early as 8:30 Saturday morning as tailgaters began loading coolers and bags into mini carts to take them around to various tailgates near Harvard Stadium. The 138th playing of The Game had huge Ivy League title implications and you could cut the tension with a knife all morning. When the rest of Harvard’s squad took the field…

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Harvard: With Ivy League title possibly hanging in the balance, expect the unexpected in ‘The Game’

November 18, 2022

Image courtesy of Harvard Athletics Speaking with Bernie Corbett on the ‘Inside Harvard Football 2022’ podcast this week, Harvard head coach Tim Murphy said he’s never been prouder of a team than he was of this one following an upset on the road against Penn last weekend. The victory created some final weekend chaos in the Ivy League, which the Crimson are very much a part of when it comes…

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The Game: Early days of Harvard-Yale rivalry set the standard for sports rivalries

November 17, 2022

Image courtesy of The Harvard Crimson The 138th playing of ‘The Game’ takes place Saturday afternoon at historic Harvard Stadium. One of the greatest rivalries in all of sports, Harvard-Yale should be another classic with Ivy League title ramifications in the balance. Red Sox-Yankees, Bruins-Canadiens, Celtics-Lakers. Locally, ‘The Game’ belongs in the conversation with all of them and even has a case nationally as the greatest sports rivalry in history….

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Harvard Four Down Preview: Columbia Lions (3-4) at Harvard Crimson (5-2)

November 5, 2022

Kickoff: The Crimson are coming off of a much needed 28-13 win over rival Dartmouth and will look to make it two in a row when Columbia visits Cambridge. For the first time all season, the Crimson finally played a complete game. Four Downs 1st Down: Start Fast: Harvard has been very inconsistent when it comes to starting fast. The Crimson need to get off to a good start today…

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Harvard Four Down Preview: Harvard Crimson (2-1) at Cornell Big Red (2-1)

October 7, 2022

Kickoff: The Crimson will look to bounce back after last week’s loss to Holy Cross. The Crimson have two in a row against the Big Red although the last time they were in Ithaca was 2018 and the Big Red won that meeting 28-24. Four Downs ( Four keys to the game.) 1st Down: Get off to a good start: Harvard did that against Brown but not Merrimack and Holy…

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College: Week 5 Top 16 Poll

October 4, 2022

The FBS schools won a couple of big games while Holy Cross and Harvard played a doozy at the Stadium. All part of another great weekend of Division One College Football action in New England. Here’s our poll for this week. 1. Holy Cross (5-0): The Crusaders reinforced their legitimacy with an impressive road win at Harvard. They host Bucknell at Polar Park this Saturday. 2. Harvard (2-1): Crimson battled…

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Holy Cross/Harvard Four Down Preview: No. 10 Holy Cross Crusaders (4-0) @ Harvard Crimson (2-0)

October 1, 2022

Photo – ESPN Kickoff: It’s the matchup of the year so far as far as New England college football goes. These two teams have built quite a little rivalry over the years and despite the forecast calling for a soggy day at historic Harvard Stadium, the unbeaten Crusaders and unbeaten Crimson should put on a show. First down: Offensively, both of these teams can put up points. Matt Sluka, Jalen…

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College: Harvard looking to halt Holy Cross’ hot start

September 29, 2022

Photo – Harvard Athletics Just a year ago, Harvard took down Holy Cross in pretty dominant fashion at Fitton Field. Now, the Crusaders have a chance to return the favor as the No. 11 team in the country when they visit historic Harvard Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Harvard is off to a 2-0 start and the preseason Ivy League favorites have every intention of handing Holy Cross its first loss…

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College: Holy Cross preparing for biggest test of the season with Harvard

September 29, 2022

Photo – Holy Cross Athletics Through its first four games this season, Holy Cross has made it look relatively easy – except for the Hail Mary against Buffalo – while jumping out to a 4-0 start. This weekend will be the biggest test yet for the No. 11 Crusaders when they travel to historic Harvard Stadium for a matchup with the 2-0 Crimson. Head coach Bob Chesney and his team…

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