Jumbos shift focus to Bobcats after blowout

At the end of the season, a football team is judged on wins and losses and usually nothing more. In that sense, Tufts’ 52-9 loss to Wesleyan last weekend will count just the same as a one-point loss. For the Jumbos, though, it was the manner in which they lost that is so frustrating. “I […]


Football | Jumbos head to Wesleyan to play under the lights

Opening Day. The first night football game in NESCAC history. A chance to avenge a bad loss from last season. An opportunity to get a win for the first time in a long time. With so many storylines heading into the opening game of the season against Wesleyan on Saturday, one could understand if the […]


Football | Jumbos head to Wesleyan to play under the lights

Opening Day. The first night football game in NESCAC history. A chance to avenge a bad loss from last season. An opportunity to get a win for the first time in a long time. With so many storylines heading into the opening game of the season against Wesleyan on Saturday, one could understand if the […]


Beantown Breakdown: a guide to Boston sports

  The debate on campus over professional sports teams is intense year round, as fan loyalties lie with popular student hometowns in New York, Pennsylvania and California, in addition to Massachusetts. But love ’em or hate ’em, any sports fan must admit that Boston is home to some of the most legendary players, teams and […]


Field Hockey | Cannon named First Team All-American by NFHCA

  Junior midfielder Emily Cannon is the fifth Tufts field hockey athlete to be named a First Team All-American. The National Field Hockey Coaches Association recognized her on Nov. 20 as one of the top Div. III players in the nation. The award is the icing on the cake for the national-champion Jumbos, who won […]


Field Hockey | Jumbos head to Final Four, take on DePauw on Saturday with spot in finals on the line

  From almost any perspective, the field hockey team has had a remarkable season. After losing the season opener to No.1 Middlebury, the Jumbos rattled off 14 wins in a row, only to be halted by No. 6 Bowdoin in the NESCAC Semifinals. But now, after downing the Polar Bears in the third round of […]


Fan the Fire | Second Fan the Fire event benefits three charities as five teams set to play

After the first event drew droves of fans to football and volleyball games, the second Fan the Fire event will take place this Saturday, using its banner of “Spirit, Sports, Service,” to benefit three charities: Soccer without Borders, Team Impact and Go 4 the Goal. Five Tufts sports teams will be in action, starting with […]


Field Hockey | Jumbos win ninth straight with 1-0 victory over Wellesley

  The No. 8 field hockey team keeps rolling along, notching its ninth straight victory on Tuesday over non-conference foe Wellesley. The win improves the Jumbos’ record to 9-1 on the season and sends them into  their last four games full of confidence. The performance was a familiar one for Tufts, as the team utterly […]


Inside MLB | NL Playoff Preview: Nationals look to continue success

  In the National League, pitching rules the day. All five contestants from the senior circuit are in the top eight in the Majors in ERA, and many of the game’s top pitchers – Gio Gonzalez, Matt Cain, Craig Kimbrel – will be on display. But beyond the pitching, each team has its own style. […]


Women’s Lacrosse | Panthers bounce Jumbos in first round of NESCAC tournament

A week before its first-round NESCAC tournament game against No. 7 Middlebury on Saturday, the No. 14 women’s lacrosse team had reason for optimism. Although they fell to the Panthers 15-6 earlier in the season, the Jumbos were coming together at the right time, and they looked poised to repeat last year’s tournament upset by […]


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